Announcing 2012 Summer Camps

The schedule's all set for this summer's camps. I'll be holding 4 sessions of LEGO Engineering and 2 sessions of Mindstorms Robotics. Check out the home page of YBB to see the listing of schedules and locations. Pulling together all the details can be daunting, but I like the challenge. Really the toughest part of [...]

By |2017-01-16T16:04:59-07:00March 16th, 2012|Camps, LEGO Engineering, Mindstorms, summer camp|0 Comments

Winter Camp Success!

Just on a whim, I decided that I might try to run a winter camp this year. I was hopeful that there might be interest, but I prepared myself to be ready in case kids would rather rest during their Christmas break or were traveling instead. Registrations were a little slow at first. I wasn't [...]

By |2017-01-16T16:05:00-07:00January 4th, 2012|Briargate YMCA, Camps|0 Comments

Why a LEGO Summer Camp?

I'm what you'd call "frugal". During our kitchen remodel last year, I sold everything but the kitchen sink on Craigslist. I enjoy bargaining down at garage sales from 50 cents to 25 cents. I find great joy in getting a hotel room for less than $30 on Priceline. So why would I offer a LEGO [...]

By |2015-12-28T12:56:40-07:00June 29th, 2011|Camps, LEGO Engineering, summer camp|0 Comments