Academic Camps

Summer 2014

X-Treme Science Camp

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.
$89 per camper, $79 for each additional child in family
Fee includes T-shirt and program materials
Monday through Thursday, June 9 - 12
8:30 AM – Noon daily
Campers meet each morning in Room 162, Swarts Hall, Pitt-Bradford

Pot-Pot-Pottery Youth ages 9-16

Have fun working with clay. Learn hand building, coil construction and throwing on a potter’s wheel. You will also 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 9 - 13
Session 2: Monday-Friday, July 14 - 18
8:30-10:30 AM
Ceramics Studio, Pitt-Bradford

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.
$79 per camper, $69 for each additional child
includes program materials
Both sessions meet in Room 106D Fisher Hall, Pitt-Bradford
Session I: For campers who have completed grades 1, 2, or 3
Tuesday - Thursday, August 5 – 7, 8:30 AM – Noon
Session II: For campers who have completed grades 4, 5, or 6
Tuesday - Thursday, August 5 - 7, 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 26 in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel. Students should bring snacks for breaks.
$75 per camper, $65 for each additional child
Monday-Thursday, June 23 - 26, 8:30 - 11 AM
Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport


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 16 – 19, 8:30 AM – noon
Room 162 Swarts Hall, Pitt-Bradford

 Television Studio Production 

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 16 and 17,
9 am—Noon, Room 131 Blaisdell Hall (TV Studio)
Pitt-Bradford


Paint Like the Masters Ages 8 - 14

This studio series will allow young and emerging artists to embark on a four-day adventure, exploring the lives and artwork of famous artists. Each student will leave with an original piece of artwork inspired by the master.
$89 per camper, $79 for each additional child
Monday – Thursday, July 14 – 17, 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Room 146 Blaisdell Hall, Pitt-Bradford