Testimonials

My boys learned a great deal about engineering concepts through this excellent summer camp and I wanted you to know that I highly recommend it. There are hands on group projects and Irene is organized and intelligent. My boys will probably attend again this year
Hayden Family, Santa Barbara, CA  
Attended 2013 Camp
I did quite a bit of research looking for an architecture camp and when I found KidZ Engineering 101, Inc., I was thrilled.  Luke so enjoyed your class.  He was very proud of the awards he earned.  Thanks for giving him such a memorable experience.
C. Adams, Santa Barbara, CA
Attended 2012 and 2013 Camps, 
The architecture presentation by Irene Rinta was a wonderful hands-on way to introduce and cement a variety of abstract concepts. It was an enjoyable and rich experience for the children while at the same time fostering investigative and critical and creative thinking skills. Irene is a wealth of information and an expert communicator. The children always look forward to learning complex ideas in this interactive and engaging way!
Dr. Angela Tanner Founder/Director
Knox School for Gifted and Talented Children
October 2014
Irene provided an engaging, hands on activity for my students, complete with essential background information and real world connections. My students really enjoyed planning a model city built to withstand natural disasters, and Irene helped them test their plan in creative and innovative ways.
Ms. Ashley 3rd/4th Grade Teacher
Knox School for Gifted and Talented Children 
The architecture presentation by Irene Rinta was a wonderful hands-on way to introduce and cement a variety of abstract concepts.  It was an enjoyable and rich experience for the children while at the same time fostering investigative and critical and creative thinking skills.  Irene is a wealth of information and an expert communicator.  The children always look forward to learning complex ideas in this interactive and engaging way!
Ms. Tanner Founder/Director
Knox School for Gifted and Talented Children
“I am grateful that Irene put in so many hours of time to work with our students on these amazing projects,” said Karbula. “I love the hands-on application of math, geometry, architecture, art and city planning. The finished project is just great, but even more impressive is the learning process that led to the product.” “I am grateful that Irene put in so many hours of time to work with our students on these amazing projects,” said Karbula, who is also principal. “I love the hands-on application of math, geometry, architecture, art and city planning. The finished project is just great, but even more impressive is the learning process that led to the product.”
Dr. John Karbula,
Solvang School Superintendent,
December 2012
The skyscraper and bridge designers and builders of tomorrow showed off their creations last week at Solvang School. Rinta hopes to inspire children to seek careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Her goal is to establish an architecture and engineering academy.
Julian J. Ramos / Staff Writer
jramos@syvnews.com
December 2012

Through fun hands on projects and outdoor activities, our students learn the application of geometry.  Watch our 6 year old, Liam, explain the relationship between circle, radius and diameter.  This was an impromtu request to explain what he learned while (as you can hear in the background) the rest of our students were building projects.

Our camps are integrated with many subjects.  Wether the camp is about Polymer Science, Design/Build Architecture, Roman Engineering or City Planning using LEGO, the entire week is built in with conversations about economics and other practical life lessons that can be used later in their career and life in general.  Watch our 7 year old talk about taxes, interest, and how money goes around the world.

1st Grade Learns Simple Physics at KidZ Engineering 101, Inc. camp through fun projects and activities. Our 6 and 3/4 year old student, Tristan, demonstrates the correct way of balancing the beam and supporting its weight at the correct location.  This is one of the most important concept to learn in Structural Engineering.

Irene provided an engaging, hands on activity for my students, complete with essential background information and real world connections. My students really enjoyed planning a model city built to withstand natural disasters, and Irene helped them test their plan in creative and innovative ways.
Ms. Ashley 3rd/4th Grade Teacher
Knox School for Gifted and Talented Children