PISCATAWAY, NJ – Tinker CAMP is our revamped STEM and maker program workshop series for those entering grades K-5, operated in conjunction with the Piscataway Library Children's Services Department.

Children will have the opportunity to make and take various age-appropriate projects for K-2, and grades 3-5.

Registration will be taken by visiting or calling the Children's Department at 732-463-1633 x7 starting Monday, June 26th

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These workshops are ONLY open to Piscataway residents.

Note: For Tinker CAMP, your child(ren) may only register for up to 2 programs in order to allow as many children as possible to be able to take advantage of these workshops. Tinker CAMP is generously funded by a PSEG Sparks grant

Here is the 2017 Tinker Camp workshop schedule:

Workshop

Grade in September

Workshop Date

Workshop Time

Workshop Location

Windmill - Learn about force and motion by making your own working miniature windmill

 gr. K-2

Mon, July 10

2-3:30pm

Kennedy

Balloon Racers - Create and build 2 types of balloon powered vehicles powered by air

 gr. 3-5

Tue, July 11

2-3:30pm

Kennedy

Jumping Jack - Create one of the oldest toys known to humanity with moving parts controlled a series of strings

gr. K-2

Mon, July 17

2-3:30pm

Westergard

Pizza Box Circuits - Learn the basics of circuit design and building using a pizza box to make your creation come to life!

gr. 3-5

Tue, July 18

2-3:30pm

Westergard

Slime & Bath Bombs - Get gooey making your own personal slime you can take with you, and then some bat

gr. K-2

Mon, July 24

2-4pm

Kennedy

Paddle Boats - Put your engineering skills to the test using regular household supplies to create a small opera

 gr. 3-5

Tue, July 25

2-3:30pm

Kennedy

Balancing Robot & Gravity Beads - Explore the power of gravity with two projects, making a paper robot that can balance, and experimenting with moving beads powered by gravity!

gr. K-2

Mon, July 31

2-3:30pm

Westergard

Pneumatic Machine - Design and build a working miniature crane which is powered by air pressure!

gr. 3-5

Tue, Aug 1

2-4pm

Westergard

Terrarium - Take home your own small habitat as we provide the plants and resources to create your own living biome!

gr. K-2

Mon, Aug 7

2-3:30pm

Kennedy

Terrarium and Bath Bombs - Take home your own small habitat as we provide the plants and resources to create your own living biome as well as explore chemical reactions by making bath bombs!

gr. 3-5

Tue, Aug 8

2-3:30pm

Kennedy