Cardboard Box Engineering

Build a robot, skee ball game or monster in this engineering series!

Join this exciting camp with an arts & engineering focus. Each day you’ll have a theme: a standing sculpture (people, monsters, pets), a game (skee ball, foosball), something that moves (car, catapult), & your inventions (a tank for your cat?). Join us and CREATE!

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Cardboard Box Engineering
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1 Your Guide

Glenn Kachmar Learn more about me

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...

2 Materials Needed

5 or 6 cardboard boxes including a tissue box, a cereal box, & a shoe box, scotch tape, construction paper, felt pens, glue stick, glue gun (get an adult to help supervise), string, rocks, shells, clothes pegs, ping pong ball & possibly other items

3 Learning Focus

  • Collaborating
  • Creative thinking

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Series A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 7 - 13

Yellow and blue gear

I am confident & have done this before.

Child and mother stick figure standing

My parents need to be around.

We advise a grown-up is close by to supervise with the materials and tools for safe use. Use safety gear, such as safety goggles, gloves, and wear an old shirt for STEM/STEAM Activities

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.