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Optical Illusions & Magic Tricks
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Optical Illusions & Magic Tricks

$150

with Nancy Junkins

Calendar Next session starts Jun 25, 2018 at 9 am

Are you ready to create the impossible? In this camp, students in grades 4-8 will explore the secrets optical illusions and magic tricks! Campers will learn about (and create) op art, experiment with the science of optics, learn magic secrets, and even perform a trick or two of their own!

Puzzles & Games for Young Detectives

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2018 at 1 am

Think you're so smart? Prove it! Campers in this program will explore various puzzles and games that test their wit, observation, and deductive reasoning. In addition to various puzzles and games, upper elementary students will learn a little about the psychology of self-dellusion, and play the role of detective in daily mysteries. At the end of the week, they'll even attempt to solve an escape room designed by teen campers!

Python Programming with Minecraft

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jul 2, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Jul 23, 2018

Campers will learn how to code using Python, a programming language favored among many programmers in the current industry. However, unlike a traditional coding class these students will learn how to code within the popular game Minecraft in order to add to and manipulate the game! This introductory class is appropriate for campers from upper elementary through early high school who have little to no experience with Python.

Science Mysteries
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Science Mysteries

$160

with Peter Lucker

Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2018 at 9 am

In this upper elementary camp, students will explore various science mysteries. They will learn and discuss "Weird, But True" science fun facts, conduct strange experiments, and even exercise their creativity with some peculiar science projects, such as photosensitive art. This class is priced to reflect a $10 materials fee.

Scratch Programming
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Scratch Programming

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jul 30, 2018 at 9 am

Upper elementary and rising middle school students can scratch the surface of computer programming with Scratch and the help of our friendly staff! 

Scratch is a visual programming language for kids (and learners of all ages) developed by the MIT Media Lab. With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. 

Sherlock, Inc.

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2018 at 9 am

The inobservant will find no quarter in this problem-solving mystery program for teens. Deductive reasoning is the name of the game as participants exercise their powers of logic and observation to solve mysteries and puzzles. It's really all very elementary.

Storybook Makers
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Storybook Makers

$150

with Kayla Harris

Calendar Next session starts Jul 9, 2018 at 9 am

K-2 campers in this program develop their reading and fine motor skills by exploring popular children’s book authors Eric Carle and Dr. Seuss. Young students will read different stories daily and do arts and crafts developed for each specific book. Some of the stories include: The Cat in the HatThe Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Mixed-Up Chameleon.

The Science of Harry Potter
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The Science of Harry Potter

$160

with Nancy Junkins

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 9 am
1 additional session on Jun 25, 2018

In this camp, students in grades 4-8 will explore the science of Harry Potter! Science in the Harry Potter universe will relate to genetics, cheimstry, and physics, along with the mechanics of magical objects such as a self-stirring cauldron! Existing passion and interest in science is highly recommended for participation in this class, especially for younger students.





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