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Northwest Arkansas Parent Creates Nerdies Program For Students

Posted: July 7, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Emory Brewer, 11, bottom, and Campbell Rogerson, 13, build simple robots June 27 at the Nerdies summer camp in Fayetteville. The pair were in a group building and programming robots to do simple things, in this case to act as a traffic light. The camp featured robotics, videography/creative writing and Java script with the computer game “Minecraft.”
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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Emory Brewer, 11, bottom, and Campbell Rogerson, 13, build simple robots June 27 at the Nerdies summer camp in Fayetteville. The pair were in a group building and programming robots to do simple things, in this case to act as a traffic light. The camp featured robotics, videography/creative writing and Java script with the computer game “Minecraft.”

FAYETTEVILLE -- Carter McKenzie of Prairie Grove said he wanted a mentor for computer programming and engineering. He even looked online. He found just what he wanted in the new program called Nerdies.

At A Glance (w/logo)

Nerdies Registration

To register for a summer session at Nerdies go to www.nerdies.me/summer-sessions/.

Some sessions may be sold out. Prices are $425 per week for technology-based sessions and $325 per week for art-based sessions.

Source: Nerdies

At A Glance

Summer Sessions Offered At Nerdies

• Mods for Minecraft

• Droids and Drones

• Video Game Development

• Robotics

• Arts

• Videography

• Creative Writing/Stand Up

• Improv

• Photography

• Creativity

Source: nerdies.me

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