We Didn’t Say It, They Did!

This week kicked-off our Live Virtual Camps and it was so great to hear so much positive feedback. And, see the growth and smiles of kids enjoying themselves and cheering each other on. Positive Words from Campers and Parents “I’m so proud of my game” – Gavin “I’ve already added a second level.” – Mav …

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LIVE Virtual Summer Camps

The key word is LIVE. Virtual camps and programs come in two formats — live or pre-recorded. Ours are LIVE. Both formats have their place in education, but LIVE is much more effective and enjoyable for kids. Live camps allow children to learn along-side new friends. This helps build social interaction. Live camp also keeps …

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Are Day Camps Tax Deductible

Are Summer Camps Tax Deductible?

How to determine if summer camp is tax-deductible? Is your summer camp tax-deductible? Likely, if you paid a summer day camp like Classroom Antics to care for a qualifying child under age 13 or a disabled dependent of any age. If this is the case you may qualify for a tax credit of up to …

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YouTube Rewind 2019

YouTube Rewind features Top Creators Of The Year

The popular video is at 24 million views in the first 24 hours! PewDiePie, MrBeast, James Charles, Minecraft, and other top creators have been featured in YouTube Rewind, the year-in-review video showcasing the most popular creators in 2019. YouTube started off this year’s video acknowledging the unsuccessful video last year. The short 5:36 YouTube Rewind …

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Save the Date for Summer Camp

Book Summer Camps in Winter Booking a summer camp in winter may seem strange but it’s a good idea. It actually has a lot of benefits: savings, selection, anticipation, and planning. Kids usually have about 10 weeks of summer available to plan activities and family events. And while the price of some activities won’t change …

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Girls in STEM – Numbers Growing

The Girls in STEM Movement The movement for Girls in STEM is strong. Many nonprofit organizations have been promoting Girls Only events. Our mission is to empower every child to discover their passions and purpose. Not just girls. Not just boys. But every child. However, if you walked into any of our programs a decade ago, …

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How to play Gamemaker on Mac

How to play GameMaker games on Mac

We use Game Maker 8.1 for Windows in our in-person Game Design Camps. Also, we provide each kid with a complimentary USB drive to save the games they developed in summer camp. They can then load the software on a Windows computer and play them with for friends and family. However, sometimes families only have …

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Why Fortnite Is So Popular?

Reasons Fortnite is So Popular are Pretty Simple There is no doubt that Fortnite is popular, maybe even one of the most popular games of all time. And, even though as parents we might at times curse Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, they’re actually brilliant. Fortnite has swept across the world into the lives …

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A Honeybee’s Helpful Robot

Drones Could Replace the Honey Bee Drones could replace the honey bee. Most of us are aware of the honeybee crisis. The environmentally sustaining species – pollinating 80% of the world – have been dying out at a surprising rate. So, scientists in Japan have been working on a backup plan, just in case: Pollinator …

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