Academic Camps

Summer 2015

X-Treme Science Camp

Is for students entering grades 2 through 7. Students will participate in labs and activities dealing with many different areas of science. Campers will learn about plants, birds, stream life, water quality, chemistry, physical science and much more. We will also have guest presenters each day. Campers should bring their own snacks and drinks.
$85 per camper, $75 for each additional child in family
Monday through Friday, June 15 –19
8:30 AM –Noon daily
Campers meet each morning in Room 162, SwartsHall

Pot-Pot-Pottery Youth ages 10-16

Have fun working with clay. Learn hand building and coil construction. You will be able to glaze and fire your work and take home your completed projects. Wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting clay on.
$89 per camper, $79 for each additional child
Session 1: Monday-Friday, June 8 -12
Session 2: Monday-Friday, June 22 -26
8:30-10:30 AM
Ceramics Studio

Pets ’n Vets I and II

The Pets ’n Vets three-day program will include enjoyable, creative and instructional activities centered on children and their pets.Hands-on learning will be the primary focus of this camp experience. Campers should bring their own snacks and drinks.
$84 per camper, $74 for each additional child
Both sessions meet in Room 106D Fisher Hall
Session I: For campers who have completed grades 1, 2, or 3
Tuesday -Thursday, August 4 –6, 8:30 AM –Noon
Session II: For campers who have completed grades 4, 5, or 6
Tuesday -Thursday, August 4 -6, 1:30 –5 PM


Youth Writing Spectacular - with Dr. Dani Weber

This creative writing camp is for young writers aged 9 -14 who want to develop their talent and passion for writing fiction, nonfiction and poetry. On the evening of the last day you will sit in our author’s chair and share your work with fellow writers, friends and family at the “Open Mic” Celebration from 6-8 PM June 18 in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel. Students should bring snacks for breaks.
$79 per camper, $69 for each additional child
Monday-Thursday, June 15 -18, 8:30 -11 AM
Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport and Fitness Center, Room 158

Painting Class for Young Artists Ages 7 -14

Join us for a creative and fun painting class on the weekend! Each class will have a different painting project to work on. All supplies will be provided. Register for one or all of the classes.
$25 per camper, per session
Session 1: Saturday, June 13, 9AM -Noon
Session 2: Saturday, June 20, 9AM -Noon
Session 3: Saturday, July 25, 9AM -Noon
Room 146 Blaisdell Hall

Crafty Kids Craft Camp Ages 9 -14

Have a blast making fun, creative crafts this summer! Students will take home a different completed craft each day. After learning how, many of the crafts can be made at home with parents and siblings! Let’s get crafty!
$89 per camper, $79 for each additional child
Monday -Thursday, June 15 –18, 9:30 –11:30 AM
1st Floor Art Room, Seneca Building, Bradford

CSI 101 You are the Detective Ages 10 -16

You will learn about the criminal justice system, case law, obtaining and writing search/arrest warrants, all while conducting a criminal investigation. Using world-class criminal forensic resources and equipment, you will investigate mock crime scenarios at the Crime Scene Investigation House under the guidance of Dr. Tony Gaskew, an expert in the field of policing and criminal investigations. Students should bring their own snacks and drinks.
$89 per camper, $79 for each additional child
Monday –Thursday, June 8 –11, 8:30 AM –Noon
Room 111, Fisher Hall

Television Studio Production with Jeff Guterman

Learn how to create television news broadcasts, televised puppet shows and other types of programs in a real-life, multi-camera digital studio environment. You will learn about the roles both behind and in front of the camera. You will also learn how to perform for the moving image and produce, direct, and serve as a studio production assistant. This workshop is fast-paced, informative and fun. For ages 10 –16.
$59 per camper, $49 for each additional child
Wednesday and Thursday, July 15 and 16,
9 AM -Noon, Room 131 BlaisdellHall (TV Studio)