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Tech IT Out!

Sparking innovation and fun through STEAM Programs
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math

Fun, interactive and challenging programs for youth in 2nd – 12th grades.  All classes are based in technology while focusing on a variety of topics to encourage kids in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM) programs.

 

Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty and Alumni, guest faculty and teachers who are experts in their field.
All classes include lunch, t-shirts and other goodies.

Arts

These programs cater to the creative student, but still use technology to learn and build new ideas. Many kids are interested in music and the arts and find technology to be a great outlet. Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty, CCSU Alumni and teachers that are experts in their field. All classes include lunch, t-shirts and goodie bags. No experience is necessary in any of the programs, just the desire to be creative and learn more! Click on the titles below for details of each program.

Waveform Warriors – Electronic Music Production 6th – 12th : 6/25 – 6/29

Get Creative! Digital Graphic Design & Specialty Printing! 5 th – 8 th 7/23 – 7/27

Get Creative! Digital Graphic Design & Specialty Printing! 9 th – 12 th 7/30 – 8/3

Broadcasting & Multimedia

CCSU is offering several programs focusing on broadcasting, journalism, live reporting and video creation. Each program is tailored a little differently based on the age group and the focus of the program. Each class also focuses on using a variety of technology.
Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty, CCSU Alumni and teachers that are experts in their field. All classes include lunch, t-shirts and goodie bags.
No experience is necessary in any of the programs, just the desire to be creative and learn more! Click on the titles below for details of each program.

Slam Dunk Sportscasting 6 th – 12 th grade: 6/25 – 6/29

Multimedia Journalism 4 th – 6 th : 7/9 – 7/13

Sports Journalism – Residential Overnight 9 th – 12 th : 7/16 – 7/20

Magic of Multimedia 5 th – 6 th 7/30 – 8/3

Magic of Multimedia 7 th – 10 th 8/6 – 8/10

Coding, Programming & Game Design

The jobs of the future will most likely have some type of coding. It is everywhere in the world around us and today’s kids like to code! We have a variety of programs with different levels of coding, but they are all designed to spark innovation and learning.
Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty, CCSU Alumni and teachers that are experts in their field. All classes include lunch, t-shirts and goodie bags.
No experience is necessary in any of the programs, just the desire to be creative and learn more! Click on the titles below for details of each program.

3D Computer Modeling for Animation and Game Design 6 th – 8 th : 7/9 – 7/13

Coding with Drones! Principles of Flight! 6 th – 8 th :7/9 – 7/13

Android App and Game Programming 6th – 10th : 7/16 – 7/20

Minecraft™ and 2D Modeling through Game Design 4th – 5th 7/16 – 7/20

Coding with Drones! Principles of Flight! 4th – 5th 7/23 – 7/27

Learn to Code with LEGO Boost 3rd – 5th : 7/30 – 8/3

Engineering

Children are natural born engineers and it’s great to have them experience these concepts early on in their learning. Our classes are designed to have a focus in engineering while giving kids an opportunity to learn new skills and not be afraid to try something new. Our classes are based in technology so they practice what they learn. Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty, CCSU Alumni and teachers that are experts in their field. All classes include lunch, t-shirts and goodie bags. No experience is necessary in any of the programs, just the desire to be creative and learn more! Click on the titles below for details of each program.

3D CAD Modeling: Solidworks 8th – 12th 7/9 – 7/13

Fun in Science! Biomedical and Genetic Engineering Residential Overnight 9th – 12th 7/16 – 7/20

Design Your Own House! Architectural CAD: Revit 6th – 8th 7/23 – 7/27

Robotics

Kids love to build things! CCSU’s robotics programs bring together elements of building, designing, collaboration and a whole lot of fun. Our summer programs give students the opportunity to learn a lot about how things work, supported by technology and working with others. The students leave here feeling great and wanting more! Our programs are taught by CCSU Faculty, CCSU Alumni and teachers that are experts in their field. All classes include lunch, t-shirts and goodie bags. No experience is necessary in any of the programs, just the desire to be creative and learn more! Click on the titles below for details of each program.

Zero Robotics 6th – 9th 7/9 – 7/20

Two-week Underwater SeaPerch Robotic Adventure 7th – 12th 7/16 – 7/27

Elementary Robotics Adventure 3rd – 5th 7/16 – 7/27 @ECSU

Elementary Robotics Adventure 3rd – 5th 8/6 – 8/10

Robots of the Future 9th – 12th 8/6 – 8/10

Robotics

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The Power to Move: Designing Assistive Technologies: 6-12th Grade: 7/24-7/28

NEW! Racers, Rockets, Cookers, and more!: 5-8th Grade: 7/10-7/14

Multimedia

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Technology is everywhere in the world around us, so whatever interests your child, we hope to have a program where he or she can use technology and explore new ideas. Join us for CCSU’s Tech It Out summer programs. You’ll make friends, have fun, learn new things and there are no grades!

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does check-in start on the first day of the program?

Check-in begins at 7:00 am on the first day for all programs.  Please check your individual registration to be sure.  We cannot check in any attendee before that time.  Overnight programs have their own set of instructions which you will receive upon registration.

Where do I drop off my child?

All attendees need to be dropped off at the CCSU student center and check in for their class.  They will then be walked to their program on campus.

What if I am late to drop off my child?

All programs begin at 9:00 am.  If you are late, please text or call us at 860-770-2400 if you can and let us know.  We will wait until 10:00 am and walk each child to their class.

Where do I pick up my child?

Every child will be at the student center after their program.  This will be the same location at which you dropped them off.

What if I am late to pick up my child?

If you are late, please text or call us at 860-770-2400 if you can, and let us know.  All children will be at the aftercare program in the student center.  We will be there until 5:30.  If you are not preregistered for the aftercare program the cost is $xx per hour.

Do I need to sign my child in and out each day?

Yes.  You can do that easily at the student center where they will be picked up.

Do you provide before and after care?

Before and after care is available for most of the summer.  Check your program registration confirmation to be sure.  You will need to register and pay to be eligible for before and after care.  Before and after care is not available the first day of the program.

Is lunch provided?

Yes.  All attendees of our programs eat together from 12:00 – 12:30 in the dining hall.  The menu is published on our website.  If your child requires a special diet, please pack their lunch.  Please notify us of any allergies.

Is there parking?

Yes, you can park anywhere behind the student center when you are dropping off and picking up your child. 

Is an Informed Consent & Medical Information Form required?

Yes.  Every class requires a completed consent and medical information form.

Is there a Nurse on campus?

Yes.  There is a nurse available to all attendees during the hours of the programs, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Please notify us of any special needs or allergies.

Youth #5

“We actually soldered the components to the motherboard!”

Henry, 9

Youth #4

“I like this because they let me use all the tools and not just do it for me!”

Emily 7th grade

Youth #3

“It was the most amazing week of my life and nothing can replace it!”

Words from an 8 year old who thinks NOTHING beats Spider man!

Youth #2

The experience was magnificent. I wish I had more time to learn about programming computers. It taught me new things about the kind of person that I am and made me feel like I could be great at new things.”

Jude, 4th grade

Youth #1

“Each day unrolled unique programming techniques allowing us to stretch our imagination, develop creative solutions and become innovative thinkers”

Sanmati, 10

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