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2014 Pinhead Summer Programs!

DRONES

Get your “tech” on with Telluride Academy and the Pinhead Institute for a week of geek! Students will build a set of drones under the supervision of a tech-specialist based out of the science lab of the Pinhead Institute. Learn the mechanics and physics of what makes a DRONE fly and master the skills needed to take to the skies.

Students will have the option of flying their constructed DRONES in Telluride’s 4th of July parade on Friday!

Check out this cool video shot with a drone in Telluride!

Dates: June 30 - July 3
Tuition: $470
Ages: 11-13
Register NOW!

BUG CAMP

Have you ever wanted your own insect collection? Do you think that all things that crawl, flutter, and buzz on six legs are fascinating? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then Bug Camp is the summer program for you.

Dates: June 23 - 26, 9am to 12pm

Possible optional night session (time & date TBD)
Tuition: $200
Ages: 11-13

Register NOW!

ROCKIN' ROBOTS LEGO LEAGUE

Students will build a LEGO MINDSTORMS robot and attachments, program the robot to move on its own and perform missions, learn about engineering and physics concepts, and test different designs and make adjustments.

Dates: July 14-18

Tuition: $200

Ages: 8+

Register NOW!

 

 

 


PINHEAD PROGRAMS :

PINHEAD SCIENCE CAMPS &

MINI MISSIONS

Do you like to make things go BOOM! Get your "geek" on with drones, rockets, bubbling concoctions and much more with Pinhead Scientists & the Telluride Academy!

PINHEAD MAD LABS
These programs are themed around particular areas of science and encourage kids to experiment, learn, design, create, investigate, and more outside of a traditional classroom setting. Get your lab coats ready - we are going to get mad in our lab!

NO SCHOOL SCIENCE PROJECT
In partnership with regional libraries, these programs inspire our local students with energy, enthusiasm and expertise in the wondrous world of science. Students have the opportunity for exposure to new and engaging curricula outside of the classroom as we inspire the next generation of scientific innovators

SCHOLARS IN THE SCHOOLS

Puncuated throught the school year, Pinhead helps put a face on the scientific community with programs embedded into our regional schools.  Check out the line-up of visiting PhD scholars working with our students.

PINHEAD INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Pinhead Interns spend their summers working with leading PhD scientists in real world scientific settings.  Check out the student blog posts to learn more about their summers of science!

PINHEAD PACKS
Check us out! Take home science kits developed by Pinhead experts available for check out today from the Wilkinson Public Library.

DONATE TODAY!
Pinhead Institute is dedicated to bringing the best of science to children & adults alike...but we need your help.  Make a tax-deductable donation to this esteemed organization today!  Click here to learn how.

 


Sonchia Jilek, Executive Director
970.708.7441
info@pinheadinstitute.org

Pinhead Institute
PO Box 2905
Telluride, CO 81435