We visit the Berkeley Kite Festival where 80-foot-long octopus kites gently glide overhead and nimble quadline kites zip and zoom in a choreographed performance.
Paloma and Burke award this week's most active campers with our Friday Giveaway and get us ready for the final week of camp: Far-Out Future.
It's the Maker Camp Air Show. How far can your craft fly? Can your kite or plane do any cool tricks? Who will take home the prizes?
Theme 5: Flight
Day 5: Field Trip FridayDayCalendarWe end the week with a field trip to the world-renowned Berkeley Kite Festival, celebrating 30 years of high-flying art and science on the gusty shores of San Francisco Bay. Today’s also your last chance to enter your project into our Maker Camp Air Show. Just post your videos showing off your favorite project this week to the Maker Camp Community Page.Watch today's video!
Theme 1: Fantasy
Make: believe with the magic behind the movies, ending with a Maker Camp Film Fest.
Theme 2: Funkytown
Make some instruments, then make some noise in the Maker Camp Battle of the Bands.
Theme 3: Farmstead
Sustainable energy, food, architecture, and craft that bridge across centuries, all shared in the Maker Camp County Fair.
Theme 4: Fun & Games
Roll out the fun with games you make yourself, then challenge your friends with a Maker Camp Carnival.
Theme 5: Flight
Take off in this make-off of all things that zip and zoom above our heads, culminating in the Maker Camp Air Show.
Theme 6: Far-Out Future
Step into the future with personal fab projects using new materials, and strut your shiny stuff in a Wearables Wonderland and Robot Runway