Feb. 18-21: Island Rec's LEGO Camp in Friday Harbor

Island Rec is offering a LEGO Camp during Mid-Winter Break February 18-21 in Friday Harbor.  The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi. Explore engineering principles as we construct the Ewok Village on Endor, fly through space on our X-Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire.

An instructor from Seattle’s Play-Well TEKnologies will be here to organize this one-of-a-kind camp.

Participants ages 5-7 will partake in Jedi Engineering with Lego Materials camp that runs from 9 am to 12 noon

Participants ages 7-12 will be taking the Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO from 1 to 4 p.m. 

Both camps will be held in the Friday Harbor High School STEM Building, February 18-21, 2020.

Register by February 6 for $138. The cost is $148 for registration after Feb. 6. 

For more information or registration, call 360-378-4953, visit www.islandrec.org, or stop by our office at 580 Guard Street from  11 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.


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Friday Harbor terminal February 2019


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