Youth Technology Learning Center (YTLC) is a creative technology after-school enrichment center. Our curriculum encompasses a wide variety of cutting edge and innovative classeswith a focus on technology, elementary engineering, science, art, and math. YTLC prepares students for the future and provides a foundation to utilize the technological tools needed to secure a stable career in today's ever changing job market. YTLC believes you are never too young to learn with classes for ages 3 to 16. Our class programs include Beginning Lego® Robotics, Elementary Engineering, Simple Machines & Motorized Mechanisms, Advanced Robotics, Video Game Creation, Movie Making, Character Drawing, Fashion Illustration and Drama Club. In addition to these offerings we have our ever popular Lego ® Themed Birthday Parties, and our exciting summer, spring, winter camps.
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Early Simple Machines
Suggested Ages: 3 to 6
YTLC utilizes LEGO® Early Simple Machines building kits to teach students elementary engineering as applied to building real world models. Class focuses on team building and introduces engineering through colorful, exciting LEGO® builds.
Suggested Ages: 6 to 8
YTLC utilizes LEGO® Education WeDo building kits to teach students elementary engineering as applied to building real world robotic models. Students are also introduced to a simple programming interface as they work in teams of two to complete their building challenges and learn team work.
Elementary Engineering I
Suggested Ages: 8+
YTLC utilizes LEGO® Elementary Engineering I kits to teach students elementary engineering as applied to building real world models. Students work in teams of two to complete their building challenges and learn team work.
Simple Machines & Motorized Mechanisms (Intermediate Level)
Suggested Ages: 9-11 or previous building experience
YTLC utilizes Lego ® Education Simple Machines & Motorized Mechanisms kits to help students explore, build, and calibrate machines and mechanisms for motorized and non-motorized building.
Robotics III (Advanced Robotics)
Suggested Ages: 12 to16 or extensive building experience
utilizes the LEGO® Education Mindstorms® NXT 1.0 & 2.0 building kit for students to explore advanced robotics and building challenges. Students are taught beginning to advanced programming lessons for advanced robotics.
Video Game Creation Class
Suggested Ages: 7 to 16
YTLC utilizes the complexities of computer
programming to teach students to create their very own interactive computer video game. Students will be learning computer skills through creative
interaction with computer programming. Students will learn to create characters, backgrounds, and stories for a complete game programming
Movie Creation Class
Suggested Ages: 7-14
YTLC teaches movie creation through different processes. Students will be learning computer skills through creative interaction with movie design. Students will learn to create characters, backgrounds, and stories for a complete movie making process.
Suggested Ages: 9 to 16
YTLC introduces students to the creative process of designing, drawing, and creating their own characters to use in their own story. Students will
specifically focus on the development process of individual characters including a protagonist, antagonist, and minor characters.
Suggested Ages: 8 to 16
YTLC introduces students to the creative process of designing fashion for their own models. This class focuses on fashion drawing and design concepts as applied to preparing a portofolio and finished sketches. Students will be provided with sketch book, pencils, and portofolio.
Suggested Ages: 6-16
YTLC provides students with creative flair to hone their acting, singing, and dancing skills in the participation of a full fledged play production offered for spring, summer, and winter seasons to be staged at a professional theater.
Suggested Ages: 3 to 6
YTLC provides half day camp for our youngest students. Half day camp includes LEGO® Early Elementary Engineering & Early Simple Machines class and K'Nex Simple Machines classes.
Suggested Ages: 6 to 8
YTLC provides half day or full day camps. Half day camp includes LEGO® Robotics class. Full day camp includes LEGO® Robotics, Movie Making class, and K'Nex Motorized Amusement Park Building class.
High Tech Camp
Suggested Ages: 9 to16
YTLC provides half day or full day camps. Half day camp includes LEGO® robotics and Video Game Creation class. Full day camp includes LEGO® Robotics, Video Game Creation class, and K'Nex Motorized Amusement Park Building class.