Project Renewables at Mezzacello

This one-week morning course will cover the basics of renewable energy and power at Mezzacello. Topics covered will include:

  • Intro to power generation equipment, tools and systems.
  • Build a portable generator and power a simple tool or charge a mobile phone.
  • Reverse engineer a solar powered device and document its function and features.
  • Design challenges to build a LEGO water turbine to power an urban farm.

There will also be a student presentation event on the Friday of the camp which will be both live (parents invited) and recorded.

Experience with machines and electricity is a plus, but NOT necessary to participate in this program.

This one-week program runs from 9am-12pm on July 11th-15th and is open to rising 6th-8th Graders, ages 11-14.

Safety Note:

  • Waterproof and sterilizable shoes will be a requirement for this camp. If these are not available, a pair can be provided for a nominal extra fee.
  • Students will be working with low amperage/low volt electricity in a highly supervised environment.

You will receive an email a week prior to the start of the program with information regarding location, paperwork, drop off and pick up time, along with the culminating program presentation information.

Please fill out the student forms located here for participation in this program.

Program sold out? You can register to be on our waitlist. We will notify you if and when a spot opens up!

July 11 - July 15, 2022

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Project Renewables at Mezzacello Summer 2022show details + $75.00 (USD)  


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Minimum Registration Requirement: If registration for a program offering is less than the minimum number (10), the program will not be offered at that time.

Please contact us with any questions you may have!