Summer: Technology & Engineering



Audio Production Basics
Grade Range: 5 - 8
In this course students will use pre-recorded loops to learn the basics of songwriting, musical arrangement, and mixing. Students will learn how to create and modify digital instruments as well as program drum beats and patterns. Students with experience with instruments such as guitar, bass, or vocals, can learn how to record themselves using professional software and hardware. We will explore the entire music making process.

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Minuteman High School
Room 1629 - Multimedia Related
O'Connors 7/6 - 7/17 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM $325.00 View
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Minuteman High School
Room 1629 - Multimedia Related
O'Connors 7/6 - 7/17 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $325.00 View

AutoCAD for Students
Grade Range: 6 - 10

In this course, we will cover the basic AutoCAD functions of drawing and editing. Students will learn basic drafting practices as well as GD&T. This course will cover both mechanical drafting and an architectural drafting project with the focus being on design intent. Basic PC skills are required, but a background in drawing, drafting, design, or graphics is not required.



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Minuteman High School
Lab 2006 - Computer
DiMarzo 7/6 - 7/17 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM $399.00 View
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Minuteman High School
Lab 2006 - Computer
DiMarzo 7/20 - 7/31 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $399.00 View

Introduction to Programming with Java
Grade Range: 8 - 10
In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of computer programming languages. We will learn about programmatic thinking and review and practice the core components (loops, arrays, classes) of the Java programming language. At the completion, you will feel comfortable writing simple programs. If time permits, we may also work with a web based language such as PHP or Javascript.

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Minuteman High School
Shop 2517 - Programming Web Dev. I
Kalve 7/6 - 7/17 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM $399.00 View
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Minuteman High School
Shop 2517 - Programming Web Dev. I
Kalve 7/20 - 7/31 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $325.00 View

Minecraft Mania
Grade Range: 1 - 5

For students entering grades 1-5 

Minecraft Mania is a blend of virtual learning and companion hands-on activities that explore science and engineering using Minecraft. Use an interactive avatar to investigate a game-based educational environment. Minecraft Mania lessons have both computer and real world components covering geology, engineering, physics, and biology. Serious Minecraft Maniacs will be excited to learn about the properties of rocks and minerals and take home their own rock collection. We’ll use our skills to build skyscrapers and simple machines as well as plant our own crops in enjoyable experiential challenges. Join us for a week of fascination in our Minecraft classroom!



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Minuteman High School
Room 1202 - Agriculture Related
Wicked Cool for Kids 7/6 - 7/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM $405.00 View

Sketchup 101
Grade Range: 6 - 10

Google SketchUp is a free three-dimensional modeling software used in a wide range of professions such as in architecture, engineering, interior design, and in most art-related professions. This class will cover the basic functions of the software in order to create 3D structures such as floor plans, and will continue on to create interior house features such as furniture, and to create the environmental surroundings by adding people and trees among other details. SketchUp's toolbox is straightforward and user-friendly, so it is an excellent program for amateurs, but also comprehensive enough for professionals. No prior experience is necessary.



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Minuteman High School
Lab 2006 - Computer
DiMarzo 7/6 - 7/17 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $399.00 View
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Minuteman High School
Lab 2006 - Computer
DiMarzo 7/20 - 7/31 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM $399.00 View

Woodworking Youth Summer
For students entering grades 7 - 10
This is a completely hands-on course. Students will learn basic cutting, assembling, and finishing techniques in order to complete individual projects. It is helpful if students come with a basic understanding of shop tools (band saw, drill press, router, sanders). Expect to stretch your skills as you design and build a fine quality project you can truly call your own.

(2 week class)

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Minuteman High School
Shop 1137 - Carpentry
Keirstead 7/20 - 7/31 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM $399.00 View
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Minuteman High School
Shop 1137 - Carpentry
Keirstead 7/20 - 7/31 Mo Tu We Th Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $399.00 View