Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, along with Play-Well TEKnologies are offering youth LEGO camps for the winter break.
LEGO® Introduction to STEM will be held 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 26-29, at the Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St., in the Heritage Room. Camp is open to children five years-old to seven years-old and will introduce them to fundamentals of engineering using the LEGO® building system to construct cities, garbage trucks, catamarans and dinosaurs. Cost is $105 per child. To register online, please visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=421170.
LEGO® Construction Vehicle and Machines will be held 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4, at the Carnegie Building. Camp is open to children eight years-old to 12 years-old and will introduce them to real world engineering concepts and vocabulary behind large-scale buildings machines. Machines like steamrollers, bulldozer, wrecking balls and tower cranes will be built and studied. Costs is $105 per child. To register online, please visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=121170.
LEGO® Junkyard Challenge will be held 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4, at the Carnegie Building. Participants, eight years-old to 12 years-old, will learn build and compete in this advanced course with challenges such as: Follow the Hose, Thread the Needle and the Tunnel Challenge using Play-Well’s junkyard, which is a massive collection of thousands of LEGO® parts. It is being held 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Jan 2-4 at the Carnegie Building. Cost of the camp is $105 per child. To register online, please visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=121171.
Registration can also be done at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
For more information on the event, contact Jo Ellis, recreation program supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.