Inflation Animation Engineers

Girl smiles in front of balloon swords and flowers, holding a balloon octopusBalloon Inflation Animation Engineer is a hands-on, minds-on, one-of-a-kind experience that teaches how to creatively twist balloons, enhance critical thinking skills, and develop strong communication skills. You’ll learn the exciting process of moving air, bending balloons, and Blowing Up Smiles. With this exciting themed balloon program kids and adults can experience firsthand what it’s like twisting balloons to make balloon animals and balloon friends! 

Balloon Inflation Animation Engineer was developed to engage and motivate student interested in learning science, technology, engineering, math, and related subjects. This is done through the use of balloons, professional hand, pumps, plan-o-grams and simple twisting. 

Smiling girl wears balloon hat

This is MSU's first-ever virtual summer youth program. Here's how it works: 

  1. Register online by clicking the button below. Use the code RACERS to get $10 off.
  2. Receive a kit in the mail containing your supplies and information.
  3. Log online at your convenience to access the 7 exclusive activities and create masterpieces at your own pace!
  4. Join us on a virtual Inflation Animation Celebration to show off your work, see what other young engineers created, and speak directly with our master engineer, camp director, and founder of Big Balloon Nation, Steve Christmas.
Cost: $65 + $9.95 shipping (Use the code RACERS at checkout to get $10 off for a final price of $64.95)
Dates: Registration closes at 4pm July 17, 2020.
Ages: Open to all school-aged youth, recommended for grades 4 and up.

Kits will be shipped to the address provided during registration. Please allow up to 5 business days for your kit to arrive. Contact if your kit has not arrived in the expected time.
Inflation Animation Celebration
The Inflation Animation Celebrations are live video calls open to all camp participants and their families. They are optional, but highly encouraged so everyone can see what awesome works you've created.
Questions? Contact us.