Mad Science delivers a unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational. For ages 6 to 11.
Fall Options - Full Day & Half Day
It's a jungle out there, and this immersive camp from Mad Science will introduce students to all the different ways that scientists study it! From birds and beasts to bugs and blue oceans, campers will have a blast with biology as they explore concepts related to ecosystems, conservation, recycling and more!
Calling all Jr. Archaeologists and Paleontologists! Uncover the mysteries of ancient civilizations, explore the history of dinosaurs and dig up the ancient past! Solve real-life mysteries. Learn about archaeology and the techniques scientists use to excavate long lost cities. Discover ancient civilizations and the tools and artifacts they used in everyday life. Study bone fragments, pottery shards, amber deposits, and fossils; understand what they can tell us about history.
Fall School Break Camps:
- Snapology - Creative Creature/Pokemania - Full Day
- Snapology - Creature Creator Robotics
- Snapology - Fidget Spinner Workshop
- Snapology - Grinch Whol Stole LEGO
- Snapology - Roblox Workshop
- Snapology - Lego City
- Snapology - Pokemania
- Snapology - Polar Express Workshop
- Snapology - Thanksgiving Workshop
These two great camps can be combined or taken separately. These camps are for 8 to 18-year-old children.
Jedi Camp - 9 AM to Noon
Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away the Jedi Knights protected the innocent from evildoers. Now is your child’s time to join the Jedi ranks and become heroes! All participants will learn how to train their mind and body to become the greatest heroes of all time.
Jedi trainees will learn how to wield a lightsaber to fight off the evil Sith warriors and save the universe! At this camp, your child will learn how to use the lightsabers in theatrical fighting, participate in strength and agility training using various exercises and games, learn Jedi lore and history and learn how to put together a massive battle.
Fencing Camp - 1 to 4 PM
This camp is designed for participants of all skill levels. Beginner fencers will understand the fundamentals of fencing after one week of practice. Campers will learn the history of fencing, footwork and blade work (parries and ripostes). Coaches will provide level-appropriate instruction for all progressive fencers.
The program will also provide a focused and fun camp for intermediate and progressive saber fencers, offered by truly outstanding coaches. More advanced fencers will refine fundamentals, learn new techniques and develop more effective competitive strategies.
Jedi/Fencing Combo Camp - 9AM to 4 PM
This is a full day of the two classes listed above. Please bring a lunch. Camp counselors will be there to hang out with the kids. Location: Miller House.
Students will develop a stronger sense of imagination, literacy, expression and communication through on camera conversations that reinforce a positive self-image. Please note: there is an hour between the two camps so if students sign up for both, students will not be supervised from Noon to 1 PM. These camps are for kids age 6 to 14 years old.
Talk to the Camera - YOUth TUBEr (6 to 11 years)
Finally, a class that gives kids the opportunity to gain the skill set, knowledge, and confidence to celebrate their individuality through YouTube video creation. Using a STEAM-based learning approach, students develop their awareness for online safety. Location: Wulf Recreation Center.
Talk to the Camera - YOUth TUBEr Plus (9 to 14 years)
Students explore their creative potential - making YouTube videos that stand-out! Using a STEAM-based learning approach, students embrace their individuality, develop their editing skills and become compelling content creators who advance their digital well-being responsibly with an awareness for online safety. Location: Wulf Recreation Center.
Harry Potter and the Lost Unicorn (6 to 14 years)
In this movie adaption, young filmmakers work together 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 in an adventure to find the lost unicorn!
Stop Motion Animation (6 to 14 years)
Be the director and animator of your own stop motion animation film! Using your legos, drawings, or even your own stuffed animal, students build and create their very own stop motion movie. Instructors guide students in envisioning a story, writing a script, as well as set building and character creations. Students expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording.