Camp will take place in Athenian's world-class Carter Innovation Studio, and be led by Athenian Summer Programs legend and Athenian Middle School innovation elective teacher Mike Meneghetti. The day will be separated into two different innovation sessions. Imagineering will take place in the morning session, and STEAM Maker Space will fill the afternoon. Students will learn different skills in each section of the day and work on different projects Imagineering 9:00am-12:00 Have you ever dreamed of being a Disney Imagineer, working with animatronics, and designing and building an animated character? This exciting course will give you the opportunity to use your technical, creative, and artistic skills to design, program, and build the type of animated character you might see at Disneyland. You will be provided with all of the necessary materials to accomplish this task. The electronics platform you will use is called Hummingbird, and the programming language is intuitive and easy to learn. STEAM Maker Space 12:45pm-3:45 This class will give students the opportunity to hone their technical, creative, and fabrication skills to make several engaging and fun projects. Participants will be creating Cardboard Automata, Mechanical Robots, Light Spinners, Paper Electronics, and other exciting projects to get students excited about design thinking. Included in the experience will be a few engineering design challenge activities that are thought-provoking and enjoyable. All materials and tools will be provided for every project. *No making or innovation experience necessary. Students will be supported in gaining all the skills necessary to complete their projects over the two weeks of camp. Cost for all materials, tools, and technology included.