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  • Art Camp * District Sponsored *

    Introduce your Dexter Community Schools enrolled Student to the world of art through Summer Art Camps at Dexter High School. Campers will experience fun art games, new interdisciplinary art lessons, creative art projects and more. These week-long camps specifically tailored each week to similar grades, taking place during July and August, feature many different art activities. DCS Students will learn and create their own masterpieces using 2D and 3D art-making techniques in our High School Art Room! Kids entering 3rd grade through 12th grade will have fun all summer long in weekly, mixed-media art camps. Dexter Community Schools is again sponsoring enrichment and recreation camps for students enrolled in DCS for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 school year. Each student is eligible for two $100 camps at no cost. Register for any camp that indicates it is “DISTRICT SPONSORED” and your fee will be waived. If you sign your student up for more than two camps, or the student does not qualify for the free camps, the payment method provided at checkout will be charged the camp fee two days prior to the start of camp. To be eligible for the camp, the student must be entering the grades outlined in the course description, and enrolled in DCS for the 2021-22 or 2022-23 school year. Not all 2022 Summer programs offered by Dexter Community Ed are eligible for the District Sponsored camp program. Be sure the camp you are signing up for is part of the program. Out of district students can attend camps where allowed by the program - $200.
  • Bricks4Kidz

    Kids spend their young years playing with LEGO® Bricks, stacking the blocks together to create an immersive world. Bricks4Kidz takes this one step further with our LEGO®-Inspired after school classes and summer camp programs. These activities deliver play that’s fun, educational and enriching for each child. We use guided instructions with the students as they build a project and see their vision come to life. What better way to give kids hands-on fun while they learn practical ways to apply STEM concepts? Bricks4Kidz is for students in grades K-6. Summer 2022: July 25 to 29, Transformation Creations. Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms! Campers will love the mash-up of combination models that can be rebuilt into something different. These awesome 2-in-1 models will include exciting characters, robots, vehicles and more! Follow the step-by-step building plans and ignite your inner engineer by using your imagination to transform your model into something unique. Join us for this fun-filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build and transform! August 15 to 19, Sports Fanatics Camp. Play Ball! LEGO® Brick ball, that is! In our Bricks4Kidz Sports Fanatic's Camp, our all-star Master Builder campers will be using LEGO® Bricks to create robotic athletes such as soccer players that shoot, hockey skaters that skate, gymnasts that tumble, and much more! Campers will also create their favorite sports team’s logos and players, all out of LEGO® Bricks. Whether it’s college football, the Olympics, cheerleading, or professional hockey, campers will love all that is in store for them when they attend our Bricks4Kidz LEGO® Sports Fanatics camp! Go Team LEGO® Bricks!
  • First Lego League Challenge

    FIRST® LEGO® League introduces STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to children through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experience through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together. FIRST LEGO League’s three age-appropriate divisions inspire young people to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics. In the First Lego League Challenge program, students in grades 4-6 apply math and science concepts to research, design, build, and program autonomous robots. They use LEGO MINDSTORMS® to solve missions based on real-world problems, practice important teamwork skills, learn from and interact with adult mentors and work as a group to overcome obstacles. Click the links for more information and a video for First Lego Challenge. Two volunteer adult-age coaches are required to lead each team. Experience with robotics or programming isn't necessary. The emphasis is on organizing, managing the weekly meeting and keeping the students focused on the project. The team meets once or twice a week, either after school or in the evening, based on the availability of the coaches. Parents will be asked if they're interested in volunteering during the registration process. Children of volunteers will be guaranteed spots on the team. Questions about coaching may be directed to Jon Keith, DCE Program Coordinator at keithj@dexterschools.org or 734-424-4175. Fall 2022 Theme: In the SUPER POWERED℠ challenge, FIRST LEGO League teams will explore where energy comes from and how it is distributed, stored, and used – and then put their super powered creativity to work to innovate for a better energy future. The maximum number of participants per team is eight. If the first team fills, please join the waitlist. The next eight students along with two adult coaches will form a 2nd team, etc.
  • First Lego League Explore

    FIRST® LEGO® League introduces STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to children through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experience through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together. FIRST LEGO League’s three age-appropriate divisions inspire young people to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics. In the First Lego League Explore program, students in grades K-3 focus on the fundamentals of engineering as they explore real-world problems. They learn to design and code and create unique solutions using LEGO bricks, powered by LEGO® Education SPIKE Essential. Click the links for more information and a video for First Lego Explore. Two volunteer adult-age coaches are required to lead each team. Experience with robotics or programming isn't necessary. The emphasis is on organizing, managing the weekly meeting and keeping the students focused on the project. The team meets once or twice a week, either after school or in the evening, based on the availability of the coaches. Parents will be asked if they're interested in helping during the registration process. Children of volunteers will be guaranteed spots on the team. Questions about coaching may be directed to Jon Keith, DCE Program Coordinator at keithj@dexterschools.org or 734-424-4175. Fall 2022 Theme: In the SUPER POWERED℠ challenge, FIRST LEGO League teams will explore where energy comes from and how it is distributed, stored, and used – and then put their super powered creativity to work to innovate for a better energy future. The maximum number of participants per team is six. When the first or second team fills, please join the waitlist. The next six students along with two adult coaches will form the next team, etc. Note: As of Aug 3, we have ten registrations and three volunteer coaches. The waiting list has been activated. The next student with a parent who volunteers to assist as a coach will be moved from the waitlist to the roster.
  • First Tech Challenge

    FIRST® LEGO® League introduces STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to children through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experience through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together. FIRST LEGO League’s three age-appropriate divisions inspire young people to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics. The FIRST Tech Challenge program introduces 7th and 8th graders to state-of-the-art automation technology. It features robot design and build, programming, teamwork, community outreach, and other real-world experiences. Guided by mentors, teams create a 18" x 18" robot with special-purpose manipulators and operate it using a user-friendly Android based platform. The goal is to score points in a FIRST designed game with this year’s theme “Power Play." The season concludes with an exciting regional competition event where teams can win awards. No prior technical knowledge is needed! The program will require dedication and time commitment up to 6-10 hours per week. We need adult volunteers to mentor the students. No experience is necessary; indicate willingness during registration. Mentors children will be guaranteed spots on the team. Click the links for more info and a video on FIRST Tech Challenge. Fall 2022 Theme: In the POWERPLAY℠ presented by Raytheon Technologies challenge, FIRST Tech Challenge teams will compete in an energy-driven game and test the limits of performance, efficiency, and endurance as they power their innovations forward. The maximum number of participants per team is eight. If the first team fills, please join the waitlist. The next eight students along with two adult coaches will form a 2nd team, etc.