LEGO®-inspired engineering camp brings Minecraft to life

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, along with Play-Well TEKnologies, Inc., is offering a summer camp introducing children to engineering concepts using LEGO® sets.

LEGO®, Minecraft, Build: Adventure Game will be held 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Friday, May 28-31, at the Carnegie Building, 200 W. 9th St. Children five years-old to seven years-old will use the resourcefulness, creativity and cooperation that comes from uniquely building adventures through the use of LEGO®. This experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by the popular Minecraft game. Cost is $155 per child.

Registration can be done online at or 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, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information on the camp, please contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor,, (785) 330-7355.