Winter 2014 Events and Registration Form


DIY Clubs with Learning for Life



Boys & Girls grades 3rd+ welcome!

**Long Beach Sea Base and Aquatics Center**

5875 Appian Way, Long Beach. Everyone welcome!


~~MINECRAFT: Our Own Private Minecraft Server~~

With Pack 206 Dad Kerry Stiles and Lowell Dad Burk Murray.

Sunday, January 26th 1-5PM (4th Sunday) Suggested Donation $5-$10

Last year Lowell Dad Burk Murray showed us how to set up a Minecraft Server and we discussed the benefits of hosted servers. Pack 206 Dad Kerry Stiles jumped in and set one up for his group. At this meeting, Dad Kerry Stiles and Lowell Dad Burk Murray will share their experiences with us and we’ll visualize (and hopefully have time to set up) Our Own Private Minecraft Server. No experience necessary.

*** This date will kick off our Minecraft Mob Club which will meet monthly. ***

~~Also – Electronics Club & 3D Print Club~~

Come and work on your electronics projects. & learn about 3D printing and design. Bring your design to be printed. Then we’ll set the print going and work on setting up Our Own Private (Hosted) Minecraft Server.


~~Project Based Electronics~~

with Rogers Mom Trish Tsoiasue, 2nd and 4th Thursdays 3-6 PM, $20/session

Independently driven, mentored electronics projects executed in small groups. All new youth start with the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit. Start any Thursday. Purchase a kit to bring to class (, or we can provide for an additional cost.


~~Impactful Writing Tips and Techniques ~~

With Rogers Mom Amy Berger,Thursdays, February 6 – March 27th 4:45-5:45 PM $149 for 8 classes

For students 10-13 years of age. This class will help you write book reports, persuasive and narrative essays, research papers, lyrics and more! Penmanship, spelling techniques and tips included. Innovative instruction, magical music program elements. Come join the fun!

This class has been moved to the Sea Base. Please register for this class #69492 at or call 562-570-3100.



~~Mechanics Mania, Lowell Cafeteria~~

With Local Artist and Hands of E.T. Caprice RotheTues Feb 11th 3-6 PM $15

Art and Science merge with the Japanese Automata of Karakuri.

Learn about mechanics with paper and card stock while creating a take-home mobile display of your own creation. Uses engineered, paper-cut cranks, gears and other mechanisms.



Note: Electronics Club, 3D Print Club and Minecraft Mob Club meet monthly on the same days as the below projects.


Sunday February 23rd (4th Sunday, 1-5PM)

Make a Junkbot for Under $20 with Lowell Dad Burk Murray

Why spend hundreds of dollars making a robot? Lowell Dad Burk Murray will present his Junkbot and inspire you to create… your very own… Junkbot! *** There’s a supply list, so you want to pre-register for this playshop if you will be building a Junkbot! ***


Sunday March 16th (3rd Sunday, 1-5PM)

Game Design and Development

With Morio Murase, Caprice Rothe (Hands of E.T.) & guests.

We’ll discuss various platforms for game design and development

and take a peek at some programming environments and game engines. No experience necessary.


Sunday April 6th (1st Sunday, 1-5PM)

Second Annual Sea Base National Robotics Week


Robot Vision, 3D Printing, Electronics, Walk like a Robot. Game Design, special LEGO projects and more!


April 21st-25th

Week-Long Spring Break Camp

Fabric Patterning, Game Design and Testing, Game Development. For more information, register for the email list at:


Parent Name: Phone:

Child’s Name: Email address:




My Cost

DIY CLUBS: Our Own Private Minecraft Server

Electronics Club, 3D Printer Club, Minecraft Mob Club

Donation Donation at meeting

Sea Base Project Based Electronics

2nd and 4th Thursdays 4-6 PM (Y/N)

Note: Your $20.00 payment reserves your spot in the first class.


Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit

Your request at least 1 week prior to attending session is appreciated.


Writing for Impact – See description for registration information

Lowell: Mechanics Mania



Total Enclosed:

Photos of your child may be used for media, promotional or community building purposes unless No is circled here: *** NO *** I do not wish photos of my child to be used.

Parent’s Signature: ________________________________

Checks should be made payable to Long Beach BSA for A/C 1680134420 and mailed or hand delivered to: 401 E. 37th Street, Long Beach, CA 90807.

For credit card payments, call 562-427-0911 x230.

More information, call Trish Tsoiasue 562-225-9589 or email