Independent Learning Network 2015 SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS*
COMMUNITY GARDEN DESIGN–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Professional landscape designers will guide participants to devise programming, site analysis, schematics, and construction drawings for an actual landscape design project. Participants will be introduced to the role of aesthetics in design while navigating municipal requirements.
BRIDGE DESIGN–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Engineering professionals will guide the process of designing a functional pedestrian bridge. Participants will encounter municipal requirements for pedestrian walkways, proper structural systems, appropriate building materials, use 3D modeling software, and build prototypes.
STEAM 1--$360.00, ages 11-13, 1p.m.-4p.m., TWR
The focus of the program is to expose participants to engineering and technology principles, encourage further interest in the fields, and demonstrate numerous ways that technology can be used to express creativity. Through a combination of web-based learning applications and hands-on projects,participants
will be introduced to scientific fields of study and their career paths.
JUNE 2-JULY 9
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR–$450.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
The focus of this professional collaborative is to provide youth with an opportunity to explore real world business experiences toward entrepreneurial awareness and understanding. Participants will take a
product or service idea from acquisition/creation to marketing/sales. The program will encompass relevant business aspects such as concept development, marketing, licensing, and financial planning. This program will be held on-site at Savannah Mall.
JUNE 30-JULY 23
COMMUNITY GARDEN INSTALLATION–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Landscape professionals will guide the building/installation of an original garden concept. Participants will research garden requirements, planting practices, appropriate building materials, and proper building techniques. Relevant safety procedures and proper use/maintenance of equipment will be
BRIDGE BUILDING–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Experienced building professionals will guide the construction a functional foot bridge from an original concept developed specifically for the project. Participants will navigate permit and regulatory processes relevant to this stage of the project, and promote the project to responsible parties.Pertinent safety procedures and proper use/maintenance of equipment will be emphasized.
STEAM 2–$360.00, ages 11-13, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., TWR
This program will focus on more advanced Tech topics including web design for mobile, Ruby on Rails
frameworks, and advanced engineering topics including Hydraulic Systems and Robotics. Students will use a combination of web-based and hands-on activities to create projects that will introduce and reinforce scientific concepts.
*Unless otherwise stated, all programs will be held at the ILN Resource Center
For more details about each program and to register, please visit www.iln-ga.org or contact email@example.com or 912.355.7557
The Independent Learning Network, Inc. (ILN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the academic excellence of home-based and other non-conventional learners.
The ILN resource center is located at 7160 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite #101. Hours are by appointment.
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