Wednesday is somewhat of a big deal in our house. The two big kids have an after school camp with Bricks 4 Kidz, and it is ALL THE RAGE among them and their friends. Our kids have since last spring break attended almost ten camps and one-day events held by Bricks 4 Kidz, and they never seem to tire of it – on the contrary.
Bricks 4 Kidz is not just a camp, it is a community of local kids with similar interests and STEM-related skills. Jacob (8) seems to really blossom at the camp, since he is a (self-proclaimed) LEGO Master Builder. As parents we also love Bricks 4 Kidz and the self-esteem boosting they provide an otherwise quiet/ introverted child.
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What is Bricks 4 Kidz?
Bricks 4 Kidz is a LEGO-based camp providing kids an open-minded learning environment. The kids’ creativity and engagement is celebrated and encouraged. Each camp has a different focus and theme varying from super heroes to space travel while incorporating regular LEGO bricks and the gears and motors from LEGO Technic.
The Bricks 4 Kidz proprietary building sets are developed by engineers and architects with the purpose of engaging kids’ curiosity and creativity. This summer they will also introduce early computer programming skills through LEGO WeDo as well as a robotics class with LEGO Mindstorms EV3.
Learning beyond the classroom:
I love the camps not only because they are LEGO-based, but also because the kids come home with an incredible understanding of how the gears and motors they used work. Jacob has since his first few camps started to build more Technic sets and is adding motors to cars and helicopters that did not originally come with the motor or battery box.
Jordan, who is our little “gamer” really enjoyed the Minecraft-themed camps and activities, and we want him to try the LEGO WeDo basic programming camp when he is a little older.
If you need to send your child to camp this summer, or have to host a birthday party I strongly encourage you to check out Bricks 4 Kidz. Their instructors are all incredibly intelligent with a knack for engaging and teaching the children.
The local franchise owner, Tracey Lamport has become a personal friend because of her outgoing and caring personality. She is a mother herself, and it shows in her attention to detail in everything she does. She even serves sugar-free and peanut-free snacks for the kids – I think that alone proves my point.
Bricks 4 Kidz is a franchise with locations throughout the country.
I am excited to close out the rest of the school year with the Bricks 4 Kidz after school program on Wednesdays, and then entertain the kids with their favorite camps a few weeks this summer.
Read my complete review of the Bricks 4 Kidz spring camp in 2014. Please contact me with any questions you may have about the local camps, I am answer any questions and give my feedback.
I have NOT been compensated for this review and all the opinions are mine – the only people influencing me were our two happy Bricks 4 Kidz campers: Jacob (8) and Jordan (6).
How many camps do you schedule or your child during summer break? I always worry I am over or under-scheduling them.