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Engage in a fantastically fun hands-on project at your virtual birthday party or hangout that builds lasting innovation skills, game-changing confidence and the inspiration. All your guests will need are a few easy-to-find household items. We will provide you with all the details after you sign-up.

Choose from one of these engaging online classes to create a joy-filled, innovation-infused, online adventure for your party or hangout.

Available Classes | Birthday Parties & Single Hangouts

Pre-K — Kindergarten

Duration: 60 minutes

Camp Galileo Anywhere-Live Online Classes for Pre-K & Kindergarten Kids. Join us for a ton of fun in this adventure!Superhero Adventure

It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s an amazing superhero adventure! Meet your superhero mentor, sing super songs and create a signature super pose. BE VISIONARY as you help to invent a bold, brand-new hero, complete with awe-inspiring name and spectacular superpowers. Put on your imaginary cape and power up your creativity to help save the day in super style.

 

Online Virtual Camp | Fairy Tale Adventure

Fairytale Adventure

Explore the fantastical worlds of your favorite fairytales. Fall into step with your gallant guide on a choose-your-own-story quest to create a brand-new tale. BE VISIONARY by helping to invent characters and add details along the way. Listen back to your finished fairytale—and other classics—as imagination prevails in this happily-ever-after adventure.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Art Adventure - Fun Online Classes for 1st grade kids

Art Adventure

Let your imagination lead the way in a remarkable artistic adventure. Warm up your drawing fingers and get ready to create alongside a master artist. Make a single, silly squiggle all over your paper, then BE VISIONARY as you follow its twists and turns to see what shapes you can find. Use your drawing skills to transform the looping line into animals and objects that are colorful, creative and completely one of a kind.

1st Grade

1 hour 15 minutes

Art Explorers: Marker Masterpieces - Live Online Classes

art Explorers: Marker Magic

Make your mark with marker art that goes way beyond simple drawing. Experiment with unconventional ways to put pen to paper, dyeing, tie-dyeing and creating a landscape-inspired reflection print—all with just markers and water. BE REFLECTIVE as you explore an array of inventive techniques, noting what works best so you can make your next marker masterpiece even more marvelous. Note: Depending on the markers you use, these activities might leave color on your child’s hands. They should clean up with a little scrubbing.

 

Lego Builders: Symmetrical Structures

Investigate the beautiful balance of your favorite building bricks. Learn the ins and outs of symmetry, then take on a series of symmetrical challenges, from assembling equal-sided figures using a set number of bricks to constructing a harmonious, hole-in-the-middle creation to fashioning the widest shape possible. BE COURAGEOUS as you design, build and share the biggest symmetrical Lego structure you can imagine.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Paper Crafters: Hoop Gliders - Live Online Classes for Kids

Paper Crafters: High Flying Hoop Gliders

Watch your engineering skills soar with your own graceful glider. Experiment with paper construction techniques as you fashion wings and loops that catch air and create drag. BE REFLECTIVE as you try different shapes and combinations of paper pieces, testing and redesigning your straw-and-paper-clip contraption to determine which design flies farthest and comes in for the smoothest landing.

2nd & 3rd Grade

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Cardboard Designers: Stellar Spaceships - Live Online Classes for 4th & 5th graders

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Cardboard Creators: Stellar Spaceships

Explore the outer limits of your imagination with a cool custom spaceship. Experiment with cutting and folding techniques as you transform simple cardboard and paper into a remarkable rocket of your own design. Fire up your creativity and BE VISIONARY by inventing far-out features for your handheld spacecraft, like aerodynamic winglets, flaming boosters or expressive astronauts that are all in to blast off.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Paper Builders: Majestic Castles - Live Online Classes

Paper Builders: Majestic Castles

Make a mighty castle fit for a monarch. Master the basics of building with paper, creating tabs, hinges and strong shapes and securing them with long-lasting taping techniques. Engineer walls, drawbridges and towers built to feel sturdy and look stately. BE COURAGEOUS as you test your royal residence for strength and share its design with others, seeking inspiration and feedback from your fellow castle builders.

Note: Builders may not finish their entire castle during class. If they want to keep creating, they’ll have all the skills and construction techniques (and motivation!) they need.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere Live Online Classes Twirling Tops

Toy Makers: Whizzy Dizzy Spinners

Put your own spin on a classic toy with a fantastically fast twirling top. Use cardboard to construct your circular spinner and handle, testing and redesigning for a well-balanced rotation. BE DETERMINED to master top-turning pro tips and troubleshoot your technique. Learn how different shapes and color combinations can create optical illusions when they spin, then make patterned paper toppers designed to dazzle at dizzying speeds

4th & 5th Grade

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Culinary Kids: Gourmet PopsiclesCamp Galileo Anywhere | Culinary Kids: Gourmet Popsicles - Live Online Classes for 6th-8th graders

Create your own icy artisanal treat. Make a custom simple syrup infused with unexpected ingredients like citrus, cinnamon or rose water, then pair it with a carefully chosen combination of fruits and juices. Then create a second flavor to complement the first! BE REFLECTIVE as you blend, taste and tweak your recipe to achieve popsicle perfection. Pour your mouthwatering mixture into molds and pop in the freezer for a batch of one-of-a-kind, two-layered, ready-to-share snacks.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Paper Engineers: High-Flying Rockets - Live Online Classes for Kids

Paper Engineers: High-Flying Rockets

Launch a mission to the moon with your own air-powered rocket. Engineer a powerful paper launch tube and rocket, testing the body, nosecone and fins to see how each element affects your flight. BE DETERMINED to keep your mission on track even if your rocket doesn’t fly as far as you imagined at first. Try blasting off with a payload of pennies, redesigning and retrying until your rocket is moon mission-ready.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Online Kids Classes: Create your own awesome Zoom background!

Digital Artists: Virtual Zoom Background

Add some awesome to your online interactions with a custom virtual background. Dive into digital art, building basic skills in design app Canva. Learn how to create a compelling pattern as you explore a library of existing graphics and icons, then personalize them to suit your style. BE DETERMINED to adjust the color, size, transparency and layering of your graphic pattern, perfecting your bespoke background before giving it a whirl on Zoom. Kids will have ongoing access to their Canva accounts so they can keep working on their virtual designs after class.

6th, 7th & 8th Grade

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes / session

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Culinary Kids: Gourmet Popsicles - Live Online Classes for 6th-8th graders

Chefology: Gourmet Popsicles

Create your own icy artisanal treat. Make a custom simple syrup infused with unexpected ingredients like citrus, cinnamon or rose water, then pair it with a carefully chosen combination of fruits and juices. BE REFLECTIVE as you blend, taste and tweak your recipe to achieve popsicle perfection. Pour your mouthwatering mixture into molds and pop in the freezer for a batch of one-of-a-kind, ready-to-share snacks.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere: Cool Duct Tape Cases - Duct Tape Master - Live Online Classes

Duct Tape Masters: Custom Cases

Craft a cool, custom duct tape case designed for a special object. Measure, cut and create super-strong, super-flexible tape sheets, tailor-made to fit your object to a T. BE DETERMINED as you master tricky, sticky duct tape construction, adding a secure flap to keep the case closed and persevering until your design is done. Learn how to add upgrades like straps, pockets and fringe so you can keep refining your case after class ends.

 

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Live Online Classes for Teens: Make Your Own Amazing Zoom Background

Digital Designers: Virtual Zoom Background

Add some awesome to your online interactions with a custom virtual background. Dive into digital art, mastering the ins and outs of design app Canva. Learn to create a compelling pattern by embracing asymmetry, then explore existing graphics and icons and personalize them to suit your style. BE DETERMINED to adjust the color, size, transparency and layering of your pattern, perfecting your bespoke background before giving it a whirl on Zoom.

 

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Available Classes | Recurring Hangouts - 5-sessions

Pre-K & Kindergarten

60 minutes / session

Camp Galileo Anywhere: Kindergarten Adventure - Playful Pretenders: Space Travelers PLAYFUL PRETENDERS: SPACE TRAVELERS

Start by embellishing your own telescope to search the skies for the perfect destination. Draw a rocket ship to take you there, learning what elements your spacecraft needs to fly and firing up your imagination to climb in and take off. Suit up for adventure with an astronaut-worthy helmet and BE VISIONARY to make your design one-of-a-kind. BE COURAGEOUS as you venture out for a space walk, finding new ways to bounce, bop and boogie in zero gravity. Then settle into your own little corner of the galaxy by working with your fellow voyagers to design a roomy, cozy space fort.

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Live Online Camp for 1st Grade Kids! Creativity Zone: AnimalsCREATIVITY ZONE: ANIMAL KINGDOM

Flock together with your fellow animal explorers and BE COLLABORATIVE as you build on each other’s voices for a songbird sing-along. BE VISIONARY to transform yourself into bright and busy beings, learning to use color like a chameleon and collect pollen like a bee. Search the Serengeti for animals on a far-out safari, spotting their fur patterns and then creating your own. Wrap up the week with music and movement—creeping like a sloth, running like a cheetah and bouncing like a bunny in an exuberant animal dance party.

Creativity Zone: Things That Go - Online Creativity for Kindergarten KidsCREATIVITY ZONE: THINGS THAT GO

Put the pedal to the metal for a make-believe road trip filled with real-life fun like silly songs and road-sign bingo. Dive deep into the ocean in your own submarine and BE DETERMINED to seek out a cleverly concealed treasure. Board a pretend airplane, soaring high into the sky to learn synchronized flying routines and earn a beautifully embellished pair of wings. BE VISIONARY to craft a couple of incredible on-the-go inventions: a time machine to transport you to the past or future and a robot engineered to keep busy with all kinds of activities, from doing chores to playing games to putting on a show.

1st Grade

1 hour 20 minutes / session

Camp Galileo Anywhere: Kindergarteners - Sing, move, cultivate and create in a backyard garden of your own invention.Story Quest: Wild Garden Adventure

Start by making your own book to record the week’s journey. Learn drawing techniques like starting with simple shapes, then BE VISIONARY as you illustrate gigantic garden plants, strange insects, stormy skies and other exciting settings you encounter along the way. BE DETERMINED to learn new paper folding, collaging and printing skills, using them to build a tiny version of yourself, towering torn-paper flowers, an inventive beetle and a soaring, symmetrical bird. Wrap up the week with a huge finish, coming away with a book full of original illustrations and a collection of epic inventions.

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Online Camps & Classes for 1st grade kids. Create A Carnival! Prepare to play at a carnival full of engaging games you create yourself.Creative Constructors: Carnival Games

Take a walk on the wild side with two animal-themed attractions: a silly creature cutout board for taking photos and an animal-shaped ring toss. Craft straw and paper darts to throw through a hoop target, then BE DETERMINED to test your non-pointy projectiles until they achieve a straight, accurate flight. Learn paper crafting and taping tricks as you build a one-of-a-kind ball-in-a-basket game. Wrap up your carnival collection with a fishing game, powered by magnets and embellished with appealing patterns. BE REFLECTIVE as you improve each of your inventions with rules and point systems of your own playful design.

Camp Galileo Anywhere l Lego® Builders: Road Trip. Live online Classes for 1st Grade Kids. Joyful instructionLego® Builders: Road Trip

Start by constructing a car that can go the distance. Test, redesign and BE REFLECTIVE to notice where your four-wheeled creation needs special reinforcements to safely hit the road. Learn the tricks of overlapping bricks to build a long, sturdy bridge across a canyon. Unlock the beauty of balance as you craft a series of symmetrical sculptures for an art-starved town. Build a restful two-story hotel along your route and BE VISIONARY to incorporate innovative features. Wrap up the week by rolling into a zoo filled with wild animals of your own invention, then cruise home with stacks of custom-built creations and legions of new Lego construction skills.

2nd & 3rd Grade

1 hour 45 minutes / session

Camp Galileo Anywhere: Online Camp for 2nd & 3rd Grade Kids: Design, build and playtest your own uniquely brilliant board game.Toy Makers: Brilliant Board Games

You’ll start by practicing new printing methods, making personalized paper to build and embellish your design throughout the week. BE DETERMINED as you spend midweek crafting a stable body, strong head and monstrous mouth, complete with teeth and a handle to open it. Explore 3D paper forms, including tubes, cones and cubes, then BE VISIONARY in using them to add appendages to your monster and make detailed, dimensional stage scenery. At the end of the week, pick up some performance pro tips and get your one-of-a-kind creation ready to scare up applause in a class-wide puppet show.

Camp Galileo Anywhere | Monster Puppet TheaterCreative Kids: Monster Makers

Jump in with a bump as you craft a ride-testing character to assist you throughout the week, then put them to work in a paper-and-cardboard bumper car. BE COURAGEOUS to push your car to the limit, testing its seatbelt and bumper for ultimate safety. Make sturdy paper columns to support an exhilarating drop tower that can keep your tester secure from top to bottom. Build a marvelous marble roller coaster with folded-paper tracks and BE REFLECTIVE as you check for weak spots, redesigning for safety and speed. Top your coaster with a big, boldly lettered sign, then wrap up the week crafting other inventive attractions to bring your amusement park vision to life in awesome style.

Camp Galileo Anywhere: Live Online Classes for 2nd & 3rd Grade kids: Step right up to an inventive amusement park filled with rides of your own design.Paper Builders: Awesome Amusement Parks

Jump in with a bump as you craft a ride-testing character to assist you throughout the week, then put them to work in a paper-and-cardboard bumper car. BE COURAGEOUS to push your car to the limit, testing its seatbelt and bumper for ultimate safety. Make sturdy paper columns to support an exhilarating drop tower that can keep your tester secure from top to bottom. Build a marvelous marble roller coaster with folded-paper tracks and BE REFLECTIVE as you check for weak spots, redesigning for safety and speed. Top your coaster with a big, boldly lettered sign, then wrap up the week crafting other inventive attractions to bring your amusement park vision to life in awesome style.

4th & 5th Grade

2 hours / session

Craft Stick DIY: Treehouse Architecture - Camp Galileo Anywhere Live Online Classes for 4th & 5th Graders. Social interaction & enriching creativity after school.Craftstick DIY: Treehouse Architecture

Warm up your craft stick construction skills as you fashion a hot glue gun station. BE DETERMINED to lay your treehouse foundation with precision and craft a stable elevated platform to support your sky-high design. Explore the fundamentals of stick framing, truss building and cantilevered extensions, then use what you learn to construct your house’s frame. Outline a plan for the placement of your windows, doors, stairs and stories, plus a pulley system that can raise and lower a platform with the turn of a crank. BE VISIONARY as you customize your creation with fun features, inventing and installing furniture, flags, ladders, ziplines, swings and more to make your treehouse truly top-notch.

Camp Galileo Anywhere - Online Classes for Kids - Make a Duct Tape Treasure BoxBoxDuct Tape DIY: Treasure Box

Start with an everyday shipping box and BE COURAGEOUS to take on construction challenges like carving custom shapes out of cardboard and tearing tape to toughen up your lid. Reinforce your box by encasing the entire thing in tape, then scope out the perfect spots for secret compartments. BE REFLECTIVE as you notice how well your compartments are hidden, tweaking and redesigning to make sure they’re deftly disguised. Engineer cleverly concealed locks, then invent creative ways to camouflage your safe for an extra layer of security. By week’s end, you’ll have a (nearly) unbreakable lock box to safeguard your nearest and dearest belongings.

Paper Engineers - Weekly Online Classe for 4th and 5th gradersMaker’s Studio: Paper Engineering

Learn the tricks of the paper engineering trade—strong shapes, hinges, tents, tabs, tubes and more—then use them to build a mighty, majestic castle and a stellar spaceship with cool custom features. Design a propulsive air-powered rocket, test each element and BE DETERMINED to maximize its launch potential so it flies as far as possible. Craft a kinetic flying creature, collaging its wings for feathery texture and building on your engineering skills to set it in motion. BE REFLECTIVE as you test and redesign your creature’s wing-flapping mechanism to achieve smooth-soaring paper perfection.

6th, 7th & 8th Grade

2 hours / session

Virtual Reality - Live online school enrichment for tweens & teensDigital Designers: Virtual Reality

Start by honing your 3D modeling and drag-and-drop coding skills by creating a reality-bending practice sequence. Then BE VISIONARY to choose a subject for your adventure—dinosaurs, ghosts, kings and queens or anything else you can imagine—and plot out three interactive acts. Add environments, objects and characters, clicking “Play” at any time to experience your creation as if you were standing in it. BE COLLABORATIVE by offering up your in-progress adventure for user testing and applying feedback from your fellow world builders to ensure your finished product has a polished look, plenty of fun details and a clear arc from call to action to quest to resolution.

Master Makers: Stop Motion Animation | for 6th-8th grade. Live Online Creativity & After School Social EngagementMaster Makers: Stop Motion Animation

Learn the building blocks of a good story and BE VISIONARY in outlining your own, complete with expressive characters, 3D props, custom backgrounds and green screen effects. Take your skills to the next level with tips on shot types, timing and facial feature animation, plus advanced editing additions like background music, voiceovers and speech bubbles. BE REFLECTIVE as you seek feedback from your fellow animators, fine-tuning your one-minute masterpiece until it’s ready to screen at an end-of-class film festival.
*This class requires a second smartphone or tablet (separate from the device running Zoom) with Stop Motion Studio Pro app installed (for $4.99).

Master Makers: Brilliant Lighting | Camp Galileo Anywhere Live Online Innovation for Teens in Middle School. Join us after school.Master Makers: Brilliant Lighting

Construct a clean-lined accent lamp and BE COURAGEOUS to experiment with different designs that alter the amount of light it emits. Play with radial symmetry and shadow as you craft a layered-paper wall light that casts repeating patterns. Think big with a tall floor or table lamp, learning how to build cardboard and duct tape beams for a strong, stable and stylish base. Make a bulb holder, shade frame and paper shade and tackle the tricky work of integrating each piece into a well-balanced whole. BE COLLABORATIVE in seeking input from—and sharing ideas with—your fellow makers as you put the finishing touches on your uniquely dazzling design.

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