Engineer a Better World with the Stanford Design Cycle

5 Weeks

Regular price $149.00

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  • Interested in solving a real-world problem and making a difference in the world? 
  • Course objectives: 
    • Go through the Stanford design cycle (Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test)
    • Use the design cycle to explore a pressing problem facing our Earth today
    • Identify a need in your community/world
    • Build empathy for others
    • Brainstorm and ideate new ideas
    • Build a prototype to solve a need 
  • Skills developed: Creative thinking, design thinking, collaboration, give and receive feedback, empathy. 
  • By the end of the class: Your student will learn how to think creatively, collaborate, receive feedback, edit and change their work, and ultimately deliver a thoughtful solution to a real-world need.
  • Materials needed: Coloring materials, recycled materials for building (cardboard, plastic, etc), tape
  • About the class: Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Each class meeting will last 75 minutes. Classes will have 1-6 students.  
  • Discover innovative solutions and explore problem-solving further through our 15 week spring semester program "Practical Applications in Problem Solving: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics".

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a true global experience

Ivy Camps USA has active participants from over 30 countries and from every continent! Students enjoy a unique international English-immersion experience without having to travel to the US.

Our interactive online classes connect kids from different countries through creative projects and challenges. Kids gain invaluable experience working with different cultures to become true global citizens.


It has indeed been a fun camp and I have gotten endless hugs and thank you’s from the girls because of it. So - thank YOU and the Program Leads for the fantastic work!

Sara A., Mother from the UAE

He was jumping around in excitement and thanking me for this opportunity! I’m baffled because he is tough to please. He’s waiting eagerly for tomorrow!

Rawan W., Mother from Kuwait