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General Interest Items – July 18, 2012

2.1 Lego Summer Camp 2012 - Newport News – Register by July 23
2.2 Dog Scouts of America – Nationwide

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2.1 LEGO Summer Camp 2012 - Newport News – Register by July 23

Resurrection Lutheran Church
765 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA

Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3, 2012, from 9 a.m. to noon (younger group explained below); and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the older group. Cost: $130/participant. Register by July 23; Class maximum is 16; class minimum is 12.

Classical Conversations Hampton Roads-Peninsula is hosting a Lego Engineering Camp taught by a real engineer.

JUNIOR ENGINEERING (grades one through three)
These classes feature great hands-on learning and building. Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using unique LEGO® kits. Skills taught include basic engineering principles; friction, forces, and aerodynamics;
forces in motion; problem solving; and communication skills.

ELEMENTARY ENGINEERING (grades four through eight)

Students will use unique LEGO® kits to build a variety of machines applying basic engineering principles, integrating science and math. Students will learn about gearing and gear ratios; electric motors and energy; friction, forces, motion and aerodynamics; problem solving; and communication skills.

See the website for more information, or contact Enid Jackson at 757-596-5808.

www.rlcnn.org

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2.2 Dog Scouts of America – Nationwide

This spreading organization is increasingly available as an extra-curricular activity for all ages and could even launch a career! View free dog training information; learn about troops and summer camp, read archived and current newsletters. See the suggestions for fun activities, their badges, and more on the website. Find out how to start a troop!

www.dogscouts.org

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