Atlanta’s MODA offering online summer camps for kids

The museum’s virtual summer camps will focus on STEAM skills

Keeping your kids’ skills sharp when schools are closed due to coronavirus

With summer break on the horizon, parents may be looking for ways to keep kids occupied during their time at home. And while summer camps will not look the same this year amid social distancing efforts, there are some virtual options.

For example, MODA is offering its campMODA programming online this year.

The virtual summer camps from Atlanta’s museum of design are focused on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design and math) skills.

“Each online camp includes a structured schedule balancing live instruction with detailed self-guided activities designed to add depth and detail to camp content,” according to the museum.

The camps will include 20 hours of live instruction per week, in addition to 15-25 hours of self-guided instruction.

The camps, aimed at various age groups from elementary school to high school, kick off next week but will continue throughout June, July and August.

Some of the camps being offered include:

  • Digital Storytelling: Character Design
  • Mars 2020: Space Base and Rover Design
  • Skate Shop: Fingerboard Entrepreneurship
  • Making Music: Sound & Circuits
  • Digital Storytelling: Augmented & Virtual Reality

More information on the camps can be found here. Tuition for each of the one-week camps is $250 per child, or $225 for MODA members.

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