SCIENCE AND TECH CAMPS 2023
Mad Science & Imagine Arts Summer Camp
Mad Science delivers unique, hands-on science experiences that are as entertaining as they are educational. All Mad Science camps listed below will be half-day as well as full-day options. If you are coming for a full day, bring lunch, snacks, and a water bottle. For a half day, please bring a water bottle and snack.
Summer Camp Options - Full Day & Half Day
Full Day: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
- DR: $375
- NDR: $470
Half day: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1 PM to 4 PM
- DR: $240
- NDR: $300
Ages for Mad Science - 6-11 or Grades K-5th
Ages for Imagine Arts Camp - 5-11
Mad Science Engineering the Future (6/12-6/16): Gears, pulleys, blueprints, and more -- this camp covers the exciting fields of engineering and architecture! Students work together to design complex structures, explore the inner workings of motors and machines, design their own electrical circuits, and create engaging take-home projects to further their learning at home!
Mad Science Bubbling Beakers and Radical Reactions (6/26-6/30): Explore a whimsical world of molecules and magic with bubbling beakers and all kinds of radical reactions in this exciting chemistry-themed camp! Prepare your own potions and all sorts of chemical concoctions to take home. Learn about the many types of chemical solutions and find out how different chemicals react when mixed together!
Imagine Arts Academy (7/10 to 7/14 ) : Crayola Artist’s Passport & Crayola Wild World
- AM: Crayola® Artist’s Passport: Travel the World through Art! Embark on an around-the-world cultural adventure − explore far-off places and learn about the people who live there, from the Americas to Polynesia, from the cosmopolitan to the countryside. Experiment with Crayola® products, while trying art techniques developed by local artists and artisans. Make different masterpieces each week such as drums, masks, canvases, prints, buses, and more! Bring the unique creations home and build a globally-inspired art gallery.
- PM: Crayola Wild World camp - The Art of Conservation: Are you ready for an art expedition? Let the wonder and beauty of the animal kingdom inspire your empathy, curiosity, and creativity. Learn about lions, elephants, sharks and more, and find out how wildlife conservationists are working to protect species around the globe. Experiment with a variety of art techniques, and use Crayola® products to create animal-inspired art projects, from frog paintings to polar bear sculptures! Let your creativity run wild, and bring your handiwork home to build a menagerie of animal-themed masterpieces.
Mad Science Eureka! Inventors and Explorers (7/17 to 7/21): It's alive! Inspire the inventor and scientist in you during this week of discovery and invention. From Dr. Frankenstein to Benjamin Franklin, learn about both real and fictional famous inventors and how their ideas changed and shaped our world. Explore the patent process and work with friends to create exciting new innovations of your own.
Snapology Summer Camp
9:00 am to 12:00 pm OR 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
June 5th Fees: 5-Day Week
- DR: $220
- NDR: $275
July 5 Fees: 3-Day Week
- DR: $110
- NDR: $138
June 5-9 from 9am-noon:
KinderBots (Ages 4 to 6): Children will begin to explore the world of robotics as they build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Whether learning about sensors while building drills and magic wands or discovering ways that gears and pulleys create movement while building helicopters and robotic dogs, your child is sure to have a great time!
Responsive Robotics with Cubelets® (Ages 7 to 12): In this challenge-oriented program, your student will explore the basic components of robotics by playing with modular cubes known as Cubelets®! Each way your student snaps the cubes together will create a unique robot, but what matters most is when your student figures out the perfect robot recipe to solve a challenge. They will work with a partner to figure out how to create lighthouses, vehicles, astrobots, animals, and so much more. Is your student ready to tinker, design, predict, code and have a blast with Snapology?!
June 5-9 from 1-4pm:
Ninja Adventures (Ages 5 to 12): Every kid wishes he or she could be a ninja! In Snapology’s Ninja Adventures Class, students will experience what it is like to be a Ninjago® warrior. They will build their favorite characters, dragons, and battle arenas using bricks and face challenge games as well. When the program is over each child will be a certified Ninjago® Warrior!
July 5-7 from 9 AM-noon
Discovering Dinosaurs (Ages 4 to 6): How is a Tyrannosaurus Rex different from a Triceratops? Is it just in their physical characteristics or is it also what they ate and when they lived? In Discovering Dinosaurs, your little paleontologists will explore what dinosaurs ate and when they lived while constructing their very own dinosaur model out of DUPLO blocks and LEGO bricks. Through stories, building, and games, your little learners will be busy exploring the prehistoric world while gaining critical social and developmental skills without even realizing it!
Combat Robots (Ages 7 to 12): Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head combat mission? Come learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using LEGO® bricks and then apply that knowledge to build a robot for friendly competition. You'll have a blast as you play robot football and complete the hoop challenge in this fun robotics program.
July 5-7 from 1-4pm
Pokemania (Ages 5 to 12): In Snapology’s Pokémania program, students explore the Pokémon world and practice their Pokémon training skills! They create their own training gyms, unique battles, and even their very own generation of Pokémon. Your student also explores some real-world science as they examine the habitats, characteristics, and needs of different Pokémon. They do more than catch ‘em all, they build and examine them all very closely and have a blast doing so!
Talk to the Camera Summer Camp
9 AM to 12 PM AND 1 PM to 4 PM
YouthTuber (Ages 6-12) on June 19-23, 2023 from 9 AM-12 PM
Kids have a BLAST in YOUth TUBEr, learning on-camera presence and content creation in a hands-on collaborative environment! Our YOUth TUBEr kids develop their storytelling style and build social communication skills using a STEAM-based learning approach, students develop their digital well-being with an awareness of online safety. This class includes YT WORKBOOK & Award certificate. A few weeks after the last class, kids will receive one professionally edited YT video. *We do not set up YouTube Channels during this class. Devices are not mandatory to take this class.
Alien Invasion Movie Magic (Ages 8-14) on June 19-23, 2023 from 1-4 PM
Aliens have landed! Young filmmakers work together, using a Project Based Learning approach to make an Alien Invasion movie that is out of this world! Students actively engage in all aspects of a professional film set. They become directors, film crew, and actors—honing their craft, building their critical thinking skills, and gaining a sense of ownership. This class includes: MOVIE SCRIPTS & Award certificate *Kids will receive their professionally edited movie a few weeks after the final class date.
News Broadcast (Ages 6-12) on July 24-28, 2023 from 9 AM-12 PM
Do you have a future reporter in your household or a kiddo who’d like to give it a try? In News Broadcast kids are provided the STEAM-based skill set to produce their own news program! Kids will gain improvisation skills, self-confidence, and on-camera presence as they deliver breaking news, weather and sports like a PRO! This class includes a NB WORKBOOK & Award certificate *A few weeks after the last class, kids will receive one professionally edited News Broadcast.
Stop Motion (Ages 6-12) on July 24-28, 2023 from 1-4 PM
Kids get to be their own director, editor, set designer, and more of their very own Stop Motion movie!! This program involves creating a story, building a set, filming a movie and editing it all together. Kids can use play-doh, legos, or their very own stuffed animals to make the next biggest animation movie. *Requirements: Footage will be stored on each students' own device. They are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone with Stop Motion Studio downloaded.
YouthTuber (Ages 6-12) on July 31-August 4, 2023 from 9 AM-12 PM
Kids have a BLAST in YOUth TUBEr, learning on-camera presence and content creation in a hands-on collaborative environment! Our YOUth TUBEr kids develop their storytelling style and build social communication skills using a STEAM-based learning approach, students develop their digital well-being with an awareness for online safety. This class includes YT WORKBOOK & Award certificate. A few weeks after the last class, kids will receive one professionally edited YT video. *We do not set up YouTube Channels during this class. Devices are not mandatory to take this class.
Harry Potter Movie Magic (Ages 8-14) on July 31- August 4, 2023 from 1-4 PM
Wands, Wizards and Magical Creatures abound. In this movie adaptation, young filmmakers work together, using a Project Based Learning approach to actively engage in all aspects of a professional film set. They become directors, film crew and actors-- honing their craft, building their critical thinking skills and gaining a sense of ownership. Help Harry, Ron and Hermoine’s kids in an adventure to find the lost unicorn! This class includes: MOVIE SCRIPTS & Award certificate*
*final movie will be sent out a few weeks after the last day of class