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St. Francis High School
Classes And Activities

Note: We offer classes at various sites in Monterey County, Santa Cruz County and Santa Clara County. Please see Current Class Offerings on our Home Page for more information.

School Year Classes

St. Francis High School
2400 East Lake Ave. Watsonville

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Summer Camps

St. Francis High School
2400 East Lake Ave. Watsonville

Register below, or send us an email, or call us at (831) 662-9700.

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July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017
(Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)

MORNING SESSIONS
Build and Program a LEGO® Robotic Animal [435.9-10581]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017 (Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)
7/17, 7/18, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21

9:30 am - Noon
(5 sessions, each 2½ hours long.)

Students will build a robotic animal using the LEGO MINDSTORMS® system. It could be a Frog, Gorilla, Polar Bear, Sloth, Dinosaur, Alligator, or even a Rattlesnake. This is a great introduction to "behavior-based robotics", where robots are used to simulate living creatures to help us learn more about them.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
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Adventures in Programming and Virtual Reality [550-10583]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017 (Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)
7/17, 7/18, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21

9:30 am - Noon
(5 sessions, each 21½ hours long.)

Students will explore programming concepts with the Microsoft Kodu programming language and with the CoffeeScript collaborative programming environment. Students will then be introduced to the Unity development system, and learn the basics of how to create virtual reality games and experiences. Students will learn programming terminology and practice problem-solving and critical thinking skills. To further their exploration of virtual reality, students are encouraged to enroll for a second week in C# Programming and Virtual Reality, below.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
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AFTERNOON SESSIONS
Build and Program a LEGO® Robotic Animal [435.10-10582]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017 (Monday - Friday: AFTERNOON SESSION)
7/17, 7/18, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(5 sessions, each 2½ hours long.)

Students will build a robotic animal using the LEGO MINDSTORMS® system. It could be a Frog, Gorilla, Polar Bear, Sloth, Dinosaur, Alligator, or even a Rattlesnake. This is a great introduction to "behavior-based robotics", where robots are used to simulate living creatures to help us learn more about them.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
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Adventures in Programming and Virtual Reality [550.1-10584]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017 (Monday - Friday: AFTERNOON SESSION)
7/17, 7/18, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(5 sessions, each 21½ hours long.)

Students will explore programming concepts with the Microsoft Kodu programming language and with the CoffeeScript collaborative programming environment. Students will then be introduced to the Unity development system, and learn the basics of how to create virtual reality games and experiences. Students will learn programming terminology and practice problem-solving and critical thinking skills. To further their exploration of virtual reality, students are encouraged to enroll for a second week in C# Programming and Virtual Reality, below.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 9
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July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017
(Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)

MORNING SESSIONS
LEGO® MINDSTORMS Robotics Challenge [481-10585]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 (Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)
7/24, 7/25, 7/26, 7/27, 7/28

9:30 am - Noon
(5 sessions, each 2½ hours long.)

Students will build and program a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot to interact with objects to complete various missions. Students will learn about navigation, attachments, and the importance of keeping designs simple, while using creativity to develop successful strategies.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
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C# Programming and Virtual Reality [552-10587]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 (Monday - Friday: MORNING SESSION)
7/24, 7/25, 7/26, 7/27, 7/28

9:30 am - Noon
(5 sessions, each 21½ hours long.)

Students will explore the C# professional programming language. Students will then be introduced to the Unity development programming environment and learn how to modify and customize an existing virtual reality game. Students will learn programming concepts & terminology that are the basis of all programming. This is a great follow-on course to Adventures in Programming and Virtual Reality, above.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
*        *        *

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
LEGO® MINDSTORMS Robotics Challenge [481.1-10586]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 (Monday - Friday: AFTERNOON SESSION)
7/24, 7/25, 7/26, 7/27, 7/28

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(5 sessions, each 2½ hours long.)

Students will build and program a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot to interact with objects to complete various missions. Students will learn about navigation, attachments, and the importance of keeping designs simple, while using creativity to develop successful strategies.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 10
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C# Programming and Virtual Reality [552.1-10588]
Ages: 13-18
Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 (Monday - Friday: AFTERNOON SESSION)
7/24, 7/25, 7/26, 7/27, 7/28

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(5 sessions, each 21½ hours long.)

Students will explore the C# professional programming language. Students will then be introduced to the Unity development programming environment and learn how to modify and customize an existing virtual reality game. Students will learn programming concepts & terminology that are the basis of all programming. This is a great follow-on course to Adventures in Programming and Virtual Reality, above.
$175.00
St. Francis is pleased to offer a generous $50 discount to the first 30 people to register by June 15, when the Fee will be raised to $225. Register now!

Enroll Spaces remaining: 9
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