Maker Camp 2018

Maker Camp 2018

Welcome back to Maker Camp! The Okefenokee Regional Library System is proud to offer the third annual Maker Camp for all five counties – Appling (ACPL), Bacon (BCPL), Clinch (CCPL), Pierce (PCPL), and Ware (WCPL). Come to your local library in June to tinker and learn!

The 2018 Maker Camp meetings will take place at 2:00 pm.

Mondays – Clinch
Tuesdays – Bacon
Wednesdays – Appling
Thursdays – Ware
Fridays – Pierce

The Okefenokee Regional Library System Maker Camp is completely free. This program is made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Week 1

Cubelets + Lego

This program combines engineering skills with basic robotics. Recommended ages 5+

Clinch: Monday, June 4th at 2:00 pm
Bacon: Tuesday, June 5th at 2:00 pm
Appling: Wednesday, June 6th at 2:00 pm
Ware: Thursday, June 7th at 2:00 pm
Pierce: Friday, June 8th at 2:00 pm

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Week 2

Snap Circuits

This program gives kids a chance to experiment and learn basic circuitry. Recommended ages 8+

Clinch: Monday, June 11th at 2:00 pm
Bacon: Tuesday, June 12th at 2:00 pm
Appling: Wednesday, June 13th at 2:00 pm
Ware: Thursday, June 14th at 2:00 pm
Pierce: Friday, June 15th at 2:00 pm

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Week 3

Stop Motion Animation

This program teaches kids how to translate their ideas to the screen through stop motion. Recommended ages 8+. Limited space!

Clinch: Monday, June 18th at 2:00 pm
Bacon: Tuesday, June 19th at 2:00 pm
Appling: Wednesday, June 20th at 2:00 pm
Ware: Thursday, June 21st at 2:00 pm
Pierce: Friday, June 22nd at 2:00 pm

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Week 4

Perler Bead Crafting

This program combines art and science by fusing plastic beads into fun shapes with heat. Recommended ages 6+

Clinch: Monday, June 25th at 2:00 pm
Bacon: Tuesday, June 26th at 2:00 pm
Appling: Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 pm
Ware: Thursday, June 28th at 2:00 pm
Pierce: Friday, June 29th at 2:00 pm

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Extra Maker Activities

The Waycross-Ware County Public Library Makerspace is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12 – 5 pm, Thursday from 12 – 7 pm from June 11th to July 6th.