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Ages 6-10

Participants learn to pay attention to detail, estimate, collaborate, be team players, communicate, empathize, and learn from failure by designing, creating, building, and programming an array of robots using a curriculum developed primarily for them. Teamwork and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. We work in small groups of up to 10 children per class. To achieve the objectives of the program, students are grouped in teams of 2 according to their abilities, skills, and/or age. Please bring a lunch, snack, and a beverage. Minimum=4, Maximum=10

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY: 113413

DAYS: Thursday, Monday, Tuesday

TIME: 8:30am-3:00pm

DATES:     G1            December 23

                   G2           December 27

                   G3           December 28                  

COST per 1 day: $80 Resident, $100 Non-resident


DAYS:  Monday, Tuesday

TIME: 8:30am-1:00pm

DATES:     G4          January 3, 2022

                   G5          January 4, 2022

COST per 1 day: $55 Resident, $68.75 Non-resident


Ages 7-12

This virtual workshop is a great introduction to Discover Magic, a one-of-a-kind, nationally recognized program designed to create extraordinary FUN that makes GREAT kids appear!  Our classes and workshop build character, confidence, and communication skills that will positively impact you child for the rest of their life. We focus on magic, fun, and learning. The MAGIC makes the FUN happen; the FUN makes the LEARNING easy! Promotes communication skills, public speaking, creativity, and empathy. Materials fee $7 (Workshop Kit: a packaged trick, secret folder with class notes, access to online explanatory videos, and miscellaneous supplies) payable to the instructor prior to class (the instructor will contact you with instructions). Workshop Kits will be available for pickup at Sugar Sand Park Community Center. We will be using the GoToMeeting platform for this program. An email with a link to the class will be sent to you no later than 48 hours in advance of the program. Minimum=3, Maximum=12

INSTRUCTOR: Alan Kratish, South Florida Magic School

ACTIVITY: 113060

DAYS: Vary

TIME: 10:00am-11:30am


                     B2         December 27 - Secret Safari

                     B3         December 28 - Intergalactic Passportal

                     B4         January 3, 2022 - Secret Safari

                     B5         January 4, 2022 - Intergalactic Passportal

COST per 1 day: $23 Resident, $28.75 Non-resident


Ages 5-12

Participants will test materials, meet design constraints, and dream up amazing structures using a variety of different materials including KEVA planks, straws & cardboard, candy, and more! Activities include testing column strength, designing your own floor plans, building an edible bridge, and creating & testing your very own rollercoaster! Promotes critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, & innovation. Materials Fee $15 (KEVA planks, KEVA cards, construction materials) payable to instructor at the first class. Please bring a lunch, snack, and a beverage. Minimum=6, Maximum=24

INSTRUCTOR: Bricks, Bots, and Beakers of South Florida Staff

ACTIVITY: 113034

DAYS: Monday; Tuesday

TIME: 8:30am-3:00pm

DATES:       C1          January 3, 2022

                     C2          January 4, 2022

COST per 1 day: $80 Resident, $100 Non-resident