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Brain Camp (Ages 8-14)

Activate your child's brain in this cognitive enrichment program. Brain Camp exposes kids to fun activities that build core brain skills including memory, attention and logic. Certified brain teachers provide insight on how to plan and set goals, solve problems, harness the power of a great attitude and use cool memorization tricks. Fun competitions, brain training, crafts and icebreakers are sure to keep young minds active. All supplies are included. A small student to teacher ratio of 6:1 ensures thoughtful instruction based on age and ability. Instruction provided by Learning Rx.

Mad Science: Back to School with Mad Science STEAM (Ages 5-11)

Get ready for being back on campus with a fun STEAM experience. Ease into the school year with some fun and hands-on activities that will stimulate your brain and spark your creativity.

Mad Science: Brixology (Ages 6-12)

Using LEGO bricks, kids build a different engineering-themed project in each class. They explore different engineering fields including mechanical, structural, aerospace, nautical and bioengineering. They use critical thinking and creative problem-solving to test and improve their creations.

Mad Science: NASA OPSPARC (Ages 6-12)

Think and act like NASA innovators during this hands-on program inspired by the NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge (NASA OPSPARC). Use creative and collaborative skills to design a mission patch, train like an astronaut, and solve real-world engineering problems. How might space suit cooling tubes be used to solve a problem here on Earth? How might robotic arms help make our world a better place? Armed with the spark of an idea, a design notebook, and physical and digital tools, teams will modify NASA technology into Spinoff designs.

Mad Science: Underground Explorers (Ages 6-12)

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. Make and take-home projects each day, like a fossil reproduction, an amber time capsule, coins from around the world!

Snapology: Kinderbots (Ages 4-7)

Children will explore the world of robotics as they build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Students will learn about sensors, gears and pulleys as they create and build magic wands, helicopters, robotic dogs and more! Students will build and program their models using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 kits and age-appropriate software on iPads®. It is never too early to start learning robotics with Snapology! All equipment is provided.

Snapology: Minecraft® Movie-Making (Ages 7-12)

Minecraft® will come to life as students create their very own Minecraft® movie with stop motion animation using LEGO® bricks and iPads®. Working in teams to create and build a Minecraft® world, students will produce a movie complete with dialogue and sound effects. Movies will be available to view on a secure site for family and friends to enjoy! All materials and equipment provided by Snapology.

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Harry Potter Wizardry Cooking Camp

Join us as we explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Find out what Hogwarts Great Hall has conjured up to try for Harry and his friends. Here's your chance to take a sip of some Hot Butterbeer and try some tasty delights. Learn how the potion for writing secret messages to your friends with invisible ink, and more! Wizards and Muggles are welcomed!

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Kids Cooking Network Camp

Do your kids love watching cooking shows on TV? In this exciting camp, young chefs will work together in cooking challenges inspired by favorite cooking TV shows such as Master Chef Jr, Kids Baking Championship, Chopped Jr, and Cutthroat Kitchen! We will learn how to use different cooking equipment and techniques, explore flavor pairings, and create tasty mouthwatering recipes from scratch each day. Young chefs will get their creative juices flowing in this awesomely fun and delicious cooking adventure!

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Outdoor Adventure Cooking Camp

Ready to enjoy time in the great outdoors? In this camp, we'll be cooking up lots of delicious goodies for any camping adventure! Did you know that peppermint is a natural bug repellant? And that beeswax is good for your skin? We'll also look at different ingredients we can utilize in any outdoor adventure.

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Sweets & Treats Baking Camp

Curious how to make your own tasty pastries from scratch? Aspiring bakers who love to get their hands sticky in the kitchen will love this camp! Young chefs will learn how to make an assortment of delights! Each recipe can be recreated at home in your oven for more baking fun! Young chefs will love creating sweet treats in this tasty, engaging, and imaginative camp!



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