Free 2-Day Mini-Camp. Kick off the summer with STEM!
Kramden Institute’s Tech Trailblazers STEM mini-camp offers fun, hands-on experience building and repairing computers. Get a sneak peek inside the world of Information Technology (IT)!
* Learn about computers and the basics of IT! * Explore careers in technology!* Build your own computer to keep!
Who Can Participate? Students in grades 6-9 who qualify for free or reduced price lunch at school. Priority will be given to students who do not have good access to a home computer.
Apply to participate by filling out this form. Space is limited. Selected students will be notified by May 20.
Schedule: June 13 & 14, 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm
Location: 4915 Prospectus Drive, Suite J, Durham NC 27713
Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the camp. Earliest drop-off is 8:30 and latest pickup is 4:30 pm. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks and water will be provided.
Learn about technology skills and careers:- Hardware: Take apart a computer. See what’s inside and how it works.- Software: Install an operating system and test programs.- Networking and the Internet: Create wired and Wifi Internet connections.- Build a computer to take home! The computer is yours to keep.
Questions? Call Marshall Burkes at Kramden at (919) 293-1133 or email email@example.com.
Kramden Institute (https://kramden.org) is a non-profit providing technology tools and training to bridge the digital divide.
Media Release: I acknowledge and agree that Kramden Institute (“Kramden”) may take photographs, videos or other media images (collectively, “Images”) of me or my minor child while participating in Kramden activities and hereby:• Authorize Kramden and its partners to publish any such Images for use in any marketing or promotional materials in any form, including for commercial purposes. • Agree that neither I nor my minor child will receive financial compensation of any type or ownership rights associated with the Images. • Agree that Kramden will own such Images.• Release Kramden and its partners and any third parties involved in the creation or publication of marketing material, from liability for any claims by me or any third party in connection with my, or my child’s, participation or the Images, and knowledge that I (and my child) to not have of any expectation of privacy or confidentiality associated with the Images.
Transportation Release: I acknowledge that the above named student may be transported to and from Kramden Institute (“Kramden”) to participate in this program and that the transportation is a benefit to such student. I give permission for my child to be transported by bus, automobile, or foot to locations determined by the program administrators in their sole reasonable discretion. I fully release and forever discharge Kramden and its employees and agents from any and all claims for injuries, damages or loss associated with this transportation.
Terms of Acceptance of Equipment: As a condition to my receipt of equipment provided by Kramden Institute (“Kramden”), I agree (for myself and any minor child) that Kramden and its partners will not be responsible for any adverse event of any kind resulting from the use of the equipment or software including identity theft, and data loss. I agree to use reasonable efforts to ensure that the equipment and software are used in a responsible manner and only for legal and ethical activities. I acknowledge the refurbished equipment is provided as is with no guarantee of warranty.