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Tinkering School

The Blog of the Sleep-Away Program at Elkus Ranch – Updated every night during camp

Month / August 2014

Day 6 – Completed!

Session E is over. Summer is over. It was rad. It’s late, and the evening was epic. The fire was beautiful. The praxinoscope was lovely. A full summary of the day, week and summer are coming early next week. See you tomorrow!

Day 5 – A Tale of Two Projects

The morning begins with a pep talk and a rush. These next three hours are all we have on the Speed Amplification project. With a new deadline looming a fire lights for many kids and they fly into action. We pull out the carts and get to work. Eventually Kablooi gets their gears interacting. Gear […]

Day 4 – Beach Day

Updated! Beach Day is a different day. Most days we wake up, eat, work on the project, eat, work on the project, eat, play by the creek or in the playground, go to sleep. Toss in some chicken or goat breaks and that’s life at Tinkering School. Wednesday’s however look more like, wake up, eat, […]

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