and Play with Award Winning Educational Tech Toys
Description: Wants to have fun with the latest Hi-Tech
award winning educational gazettes? Become
an inventor using your imagination and with these magnetized snap-together
electronic blocks (Little Bits). You can
create cars that run, whirling devices, tickle machine, art bot and more. Wants to experience something entirely
different designed to combine physical learning with digital learning then come
play with Osmo! It interacts with iPad like
nothing we’ve seen before. Osmo fosters learning in key areas such
creative thinking, art and STEM. Meet Sphero-the app enabled ball that does it
all. It teaches you coding, problem solving and reason skills.
Little Inventors, Big Challenges
If you love to be creative and invent new things, then this camp is for you!
Campers will be given an inventors box full of goodies to complete a variety of
fun and hands on STEM challenges. Some of these challenges include Giant Marble
Mazes, Pom Pom Drops, Junk Boat Races, Pasta Towers, Bubble Wands, and Paper
Description: Calling all junior
scientists! Come take a wild ride as we explore the exciting field of
chemistry! Young scientists will make sticky ice, use litmus paper, create
bubble sculptures, wake-up fungus, and much more! How about creating your own
paper-mache volcano and then exploding it? Roll up your sleeves for some fun!
Other Course Descriptions:
Course name: Whiz Kid Robotics
Description: Create, build, program, problem-solve, learn code,
design, communicate, collaborate, and discover how to be an expert and leader
in technology! This is a great introductory level club to make new
friends and network with other kids who have similar interests. Whiz Kids
will experience a little bit of everything in the fields of technology and
engineering including Lego WeDo, Sphero, Ozobots, Coding, Scratch, Lego and
KNEX free build, Lego NXT, RoboSapien, Snap Circuits, Sphero, Lego Story
Visualizer, and My Lego Network to name a few. Each club day will begin
with short, teacher guided lessons. These daily lessons will be followed
up with plenty of time for camp goers to explore their own interests with
supplied equipment and software. Various related apps will also be
explored (on personal and school devices).
Name: Scratch Programming
Grades: 2-5 in AM, 4-8 in PM
is a programming language that allows you to create your own interactive
stories, animations, games, music, and art. The topics in this class will
address three different levels of learners: Beginner, Intermediate, and
Advanced. Scratch can be downloaded for FREE from the following web page:
http://scratch.mit.edu/. The kids all LOVE
this class! Come learn how to program; create art, stories, or animations; or
just play games!
Course Name: Shaping Ideas into
Reality with 3D Modeling
Description: Do you
have a product idea you want to create, or even send to a 3D printer? Do you
love concept design, character art, or just visualizing your ideas in 3D space?
In this course, we're going to take a look at how you can do all of that by
learning the basics of 3D modeling. You will create amazing designs using
Google Sketch Up. You will draw simple 3D objects, move around your scene, and
animate your ideas.
Course Name: Urban
Description: Come enjoy an exciting week of
STEM where students will learn about the socioeconomic, environmental, and
engineering challenges of designing an urban infrastructure. We will be
planning, designing, and creating a physical or virtual model of a “dream
school” where students can incorporate all that they’ve learned about
sustainability. This STEM camp is based on a curriculum created by Discovery
Name: Upcycle Treasures
Description: Upcycle Treasures
is a great way to reuse materials and reduce our
footprint on the Earth. Through
the STEM process we will use math equations and nature walks to find and use
everyday items that you would normally throw away and make them one-of-a-kind
masterpieces. Each day we will make a new treasure that can be used to decorate
your bedroom, give as gifts, or just to say you made that treasure! Modge
podge, old books, scraps of cloth, wood, rocks, old cans, and chalk paint will
be your new best friends. If you love to recycle and make crafts, then
Upcycle Treasures is for you!!!
Course Description: Wet and Wild ~
Fun with Water
Description: Have you
ever made waves in a pool and wondered how the waves of the ocean develop? Have
you ever walked down to the beach and questioned why the water is sometimes
close to the dunes or really far away? Well this STEM camp is for you! In this
fun and beachy STEM camp we will learn about the ocean waves, why there are
high tides and low tides, and all about surface and under water currents. We
will build our own waves and conduct an experiment on the tides of the ocean!
To celebrate all of our hard work, we will also be enjoying a yummy beachy
treat and maybe get a little wet!
Course Name; Robotics Make-n-take:
Description: Take a trip to space and explore with the
Solar Fleet! This is a lunar module kit that is charged by the sun. Students
will build the space station, robot, rover, vehicle, astronaut, shuttle, and
dog. Throughout the week, students will also learn basic building and
programming skills using a variety of robotics kits (including OWI, Lego
Mindstorms, and VEX) and computer programming. Activities will vary by age and
ability. By the end of the week, they will have their very own Robotics Solar
Fleet to take home with them to continue learning about robotics in their
There is an additional $30 supply fee for this course.
Course Name: Robotics Make-n-take:
14 in 1 Solar Robot
a trip around town in auto-bot, surf-bot, zombie-bot, turtle-bot, or any of the
other 14 bots you will make this week. Each bot will be used in various
challenges and races. In addition to building with the kit, we will also
explore the programming aspects of robotics as we learn basic coding skills. At
the end of the week, you will a multi-functional robot to take home with you
plus the knowledge to continue coding!
There is an additional $30 supply fee for this course.
Course Name: Tech Savvy Girls
camp class will inspire, educate, and equip young ladies with the computing
skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. This course is based off the
program, Girls Who Code. Come join us. Who knows, you may be the next computer
Name: Where’s Architect Alvin?
Architect Alvin loves traveling around the world
spying beautiful places! Where will Alvin show up? During this camp,
students will travel to different places and learn about some cool architecture
(How tall? When was it built? How long did it take?) from countries
all over the world on their own canvas
to take home. Students will paint, draw, and color famous places and features
from all over the world… from roller coasters to castles to The Leaning
Tower of Pisa! (Additional $20 art supply fee)
Course Name: Computer Programming
Description: For the
beginner programmer. Learn the language of computers and how messages are sent
(codes, pictures, even letters). After working offline we will culminate online
learning code through light of.com
Description: STEM Spa Beauty Chemistry
Description: Are you all into fashion and beauty?
Pampering yourself? Then this is the club for you. With common
household items, we will make a variety of beauty products…nail
polish/stickers, bath bombs, salt scrub, lip gloss, and more. These
products will be sure to please. Keep them for yourself, give them as a
gift, stock up to have your own spa party. Come join the fun!
Course Name: Robotics and Legos
Do like legos? Do you like building things? Do you like robots that move? Then
this is class is just for you! We will be building robots with legos and
programming them to complete team challenges. The challenges will range from
driving, golfing to responding to sensors. All of this will be done with NXT
Course Name: Lights,
Description: Dive into the movie
making process as your team collaborates to create a stop motion animation
movie. Write your own scripts, create storyboards, design and build
characters, learn basic filming techniques, work with sound and voice, and
finish the week with post production effects and a movie premier!
Course Name: PETacular Fun with STEM
areas of STEM will be addressed with measuring and estimating material needs,
making a treat catapult, designing puzzle toys for pets, making a cat
scratching post with repeated cardboard shapes, braiding, tying, and no sew
toys. If you love pets, this class is for you! Come join the fun!
Course Name: CSI Whitlow!
Description: Become a Crime
Scene Investigator and examine the process of how, through
investigation and observation, ideas and information become knowledge and
understanding. Students will go on a journey through observing behavior,
collecting clues, investigating relationships, finding patterns and considering
the possibilities. We will end the week with a simulated crime scene to see
which team can gather clues and use what they’ve learned to solve the crime!
Description: Do you like to play sports? Do you like to do
science? Well, this is the class for you! An example of an experiment is the
Sweaty Egg that will show how being hot and sweaty affects the body and the
importance of drinking lots of water, as told by professional football players.
After finding our results, we will then put our experiments to the test and
play the sport! Each day we will have a new experiment and sport. So join
Sports Science today and find out what everyone is cheering about!