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CNM Camps

CNM Camps aim to introduce science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and career and technical education to students. The goal is to familiarize students with STEAM majors while fueling their creativity and wonder.

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(505) 224-3352
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LED Magic

Thursday, October 8: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.​​
Friday, October 9: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Description

Ignite your creativity as you combine technology and art! Design your own LED lantern steeped in a legend of your own creation. Bring that legend to life as you delve into the world of digital storytelling. 

This two-day interactive STEAM workshop will be facilitated by CNM faculty members. Students will learn about circuits and platonic solids as they create simple LED lanterns. From the magic lantern to the chōchin-obake (paper lantern ghost or living lantern), lanterns have long had an association with storytelling. 

On the second day, students will craft a story about/featuring/related to their lantern from the day before. They will learn about digital storytelling and get an introduction to audio production as they record their stories. Guest speakers will connect the workshop content to potential career paths for students. 

Supplies and Attendance

Supplies: Most supplies will be mailed before camp. In addition to the supplies provided, students will need tape (clear or masking work best), scissors, a pencil, and colored pencils or markers from home. Glue or a glue stick are optional.

We aim to ship the kits via USPS on the day after the registration deadline (a little over a week before camp). If you haven’t received your kit on the day before camp, or if any supplies are missing from your kit, please contact cte@cnm.edu.

Zoom: LED Magic will be offered over Zoom. All students will need a computer with internet access, speakers, and a microphone (webcams are suggested but not required), a tablet, or mobile device to attend live Zoom sessions.

Zoom Link for the Workshop / Recordings: We will send the link to the Zoom meeting no later than 4:00 p.m. (MT) on Wednesday, October 7. All sessions will be recorded and available to anyone enrolled in camp. The recordings will be sent out no later than Monday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m. (MT).

Activity Guide: All registered students will receive an activity guide along with their supply kit. The activity guide will provide step-by-step instructions for all the activities. If you can’t participate live, or if you lose connection during camp, the Activity Guide is a great resource.

Only $20! - Registration open until September 29.

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A very special thank you to our sponsor:

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About CNM Camps

CNM Camps offers elementary and middle school students a unique learning experience on a college campus and introduces them to potential educational and career pathways in a fun and interactive environment. 

CNM Camps aim to introduce science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and career and technical education to students. The goal is to familiarize students with CTE and STEAM majors while fueling their creativity and wonder.

All students will participate in scheduled learning modules led by CNM faculty.

Each camp features the following:

  • Explore College and Career options.
  • Test drive labs and classrooms.
  • Engage in interactive, hands-on activities related to college and career fields.
  • Network with CNM faculty, students, alumni, and local employers.
  • Meet the CNM mascot, Sol the Suncat.