Summer Camp Guide: Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Camps

Disclaimer: Bricks 4 Kidz is a paid advertiser of the Ann Arbor with Kids Summer Camp Guide. All opinions are my own.

Some of my daughter’s favorite activities are reading and LEGO. She could spend hours at either activity. For the summer, she has a number of LEGO sets set aside that she received for Christmas and her birthday.

Bricks 4 Kidz® offers LEGO® themed camps for kids ages 5-12. Camps are offered as half-day sessions. Most weeks they offer both a morning and afternoon session at the same location allowing for a full-day program.

The camps will include many popular themes that I know my daughter loves such as Mining & Crafting, Angry Birdies/Bad Piglets, Super Heroes, Space, and Pirates. They also have camps featuring popular LEGO themes such as Chima, Ninjago, and Friends. They offer camps at various locations around the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor Hands on Museum, Genesis of Ann Arbor, EMU’s McKenny Union, St James Church in Dexter, and Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea. Additional classes are available through both Ann Arbor Rec & Ed and Saline Community Education.

Registration is available online through Bricks 4 KidzAnn Arbor Rec & EdSaline Community Education, or East Lansing Parks & Recreation. They are currently offering a buy one get one half-off special for camps registered through Bricks 4 Kidz.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ SUMMER 2014

Mining & Crafting I Camp (Ages 5+)
Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® Bricks in this fun Bricks 4 Kidz® camp!
Kids will build a different themed character and face new challenges each day, building motorized Bricks 4 Kidz® models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. Unique model builds and fun crafts make up this camp, there is no computer time during this camp. We’ll be Mining and Crafting using teamwork and interacting with other Minecraft fans. Each camper will go home with a custom minicreeper model. Copyright Bricks 4 Kidz® 2012. Mojang © 2009-2013. “Minecraft” is a trademark of Notch Development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs  

Mining and Crafting 2 (Ages 5+)
Steve is jumping for joy as he introduces the newest members of his Minecraft® world. Whether or not your child has attended our first camp, reward them with the creativity and excitement this new camp has to offer. Campers will be challenged to bring their virtual designs to life by building new mob figures, mosaics and custom models, incorporating LEGO® Bricks. So, are you ready for the challenge? Each camper will go home with a custom mini-creeper model. Mojang © 2009-2013. “Minecraft” is a trademark of Notch Development AB which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs 

Angry Birdies/Bad Piglets Camp (Ages 5+)
Enter into the world of Angry Birds® and Bad Piggies®…the Bricks 4 Kidz way! Campers will be challenged to physically build and destroy a level from the popular game of Angry Birds. Set your birds to flight by launching them on catapults and slingshots to destroy pigs. Build a working launcher to create things to knock down. Campers will have the ability to build different colored birds using LEGO® Bricks, along with our proprietary model kits. Each child will go home with a custom mini figure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. Angry Birds® and Bad Piggies® are trademarks of Rovio Entertainment Ltd. © 2009-2013 Rovio Entertainment Ltd. which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

CHI Challenge Camp (Ages 5+)
Let the legend be told, that in the land of Chima®, only the brave survive. Eight animal tribes battle in pursuit of CHI, the balance of life. Campers will have the opportunity to choose their tribe, while building and battling for victory. Put your Chima® skills to the test throughout this camp, by racing Speedorz® and building motorized models with LEGO® Bricks. Does your tribe have what it takes to become the ultimate master of CHI? Your destiny awaits! Each child will go home with a custom mini-figure. LEGO®, Chima® and Speedorz® are registered trademarks of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

Comic Creator Camp (Ages 8+)
Bricks, Camera….COMIC Action!
Explore the artistic form of comic book design as you learn to create your personalized edition. Create your own characters, develop story lines and incorporate pictures of actual sets, all designed with LEGO® Bricks! After creating various scenes, campers will snap pictures and upload them, utilizing a software program to create their very own, one of a kind comic book. Along with honing your story telling skills, this camp is sure to take your imagination to the next level. At the end of the week, campers will be provided with a digital copy of the comic book they created. So, how’s that for comic relief? Each child will go home with a custom mini-figure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

Remote Control Mania Camp (Ages 5+)
Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting camp! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Each day, campers will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more. As they enjoy the fun of building, campers will understand the basic working principles of many ingenious devices that are part of our everyday lives. Campers will also learn how to magnify, diminish and redirect force to move objects at different speeds and in different directions. This camp is loads of fun and learning for budding builders. Each child will go home with a custom minifigure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

Jr. Robotics Camp (ages 6+)
Using LEGO® We-Do drag-and-drop icon based software (designed specifically for elementary ages), sensors and remote controls; your child will further customize their builds by adding sound and motion. An excellent introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will ignite their imagination with possibilities in today’s technological world. Each child will go home with a custom mini-figure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

Spinning Ninjas Camp (Ages 5+)
This action packed camp explores all things Ninja! Participants learn about, create and play their favorite Ninjago characters. Model builds use standard bricks to construct arenas and dojos and also incorporate motorized models including Launching spinners and dragon boat rides. Each child will go home with a custom mini-figure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs. 

Super Hero Camp (Ages 5+)
Join Bricks 4 Kidz® for a week building Super Heroes with LEGO® bricks. Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. At the end of the week, all super hero campers will go home with a custom minifigure! Copyright Bricks 4 Kidz® 2012. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these program. This camp is not affiliated with Marvel Comics. 

Space Adventures Camp (Ages 5+)
Inspired by NASA and Star Wars, our Space Adventures Camp is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. In addition, the day includes group games, challenges and more. Bricks 4 Kidz® Space Adventure camp provides the spark for imagination and creativity to take off on an adventure that’s out of this world! 

Stop Motion Movie Making Camp (Ages 9+)
Lights, camera, LEGO® action! This unique class allows your child to use the medium of bricks to tell THEIR story, complete with music, special effects and all their favorite LEGO® minifigures! Participants creativity will be encouraged as they plan, script, stage, shoot and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion. Working as a team, students will use Lego components to build sets and props, and then shoot their movie using a digital camera. Teams will learn movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Your child will be able to impress friends and family with a screening on the last day and of course a digital copy of all the groups movies to take home. Each child will go home with a custom mini-figure. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs 

Pirate Quest (Ages 5+)
Ahoy Matey! Set sail with us as we explore the history and popular culture of Pirates and bring their adventures to life with traditional and motorized Lego bricks. Builds include ships, castles, catapults and more. LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs 

Bricks, Artz & Craftz (Ages 5+)
This camp is for the child who loves to create. Each day your child will get to create a craft with LEGO® bricks, such as a picture frame, mosaics and more. We will also have LEGO® stamping to create unique pieces of art. We even have Bricks 4 Kidz® proprietary models to assist us in our projects. You will be amazed at how many ways we can use LEGO® bricks to create. 

Bricks 4 Girlz Camp (Ages 5+)
Grab your friends and come hang out with us for a girls-only week of crafting and creating with LEGO® bricks. Introduce your friends to our “Friends” as we get to know LEGO® brand’s newest line of girl-themed models. Build adorable houses, cafes and more for a brand new cast of female characters including Olivia and all her friends. We’ll do lots of other unique things with bricks, from jewelry making to brick art, with a take-home project each day. And don’t worry… there are “NO BOYS ALLOWED!” because this week is all about girls!

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