From Robotics and Coding to Sculpting and Costume Making, we offer a wide variety of customizable student programs designed to meet your needs, support your goals, and align with the learning objectives you have set.
Animatronics is a unique industry that seamlessly integrates computer programming, engineering, advanced manufacturing and technologies, as well as the visual and performing arts. Our educational programs emphasize career awareness and exploration in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, hands-on technical skill development, and authentic project based learning designed to inspire creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving for our next generation of innovators.
Afterschool and evening classes are available for students to explore a variety of concepts and themes. Enmphasis is on expanding the learning that takes place during the school day through enriching and engaging activities. Communication, collaboration and problem-solving are promoted by opportunities that allow students to explore careers in the creative industries, dive deeply into the creative process, and work together learning what it means to be part of a team.
Day Camps provide students with experiences that promote a foundational understanding of animatronics in a supportive and nurturing environment. Students practice effective communication, collaboration, teamwork and design thinking as they stretch beyond the limits of their comfort zones to imagine and create worlds of moving art!
Animatronics Academy is a multi-day immersive, customizable experience designed to emulate the real world of work, provide opportunities for hands-on technical skill development, and authentic practice in 21st Century Skills application. Through robotics, automation, engineering, and the visual and performing arts, students explore a variety of careers in the creative industries and advanced manufacturing. Working in teams, students create an engaging animatronic show utilizing a Garner Holt Education through Imagination Advanced Animatronic figure, SPARK-E. Focusing on elements such as engineering, fabrication, programming, coding, lighting and sound, digital media, research, script writing, voice acting, painting, sculpting, figure finishing, costuming, set design and prop creation, the Academy culminates with an animatronic showcase, which allows students to demonstrate their learning and showcase their creativity to their friends and families. Animatronics Academy concepts are engaging and challenging while providing creative flexibility to students from all walks of life. On-site and off-site options available.