Summer Youth Programs

Call 252-451-8216. Space is limited.


STEM Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 15-19, 2015 M-F 9am-3:30pm $100.00 S&T Bldg. 7203/7211 This five-day camp will focus on careers in biotechnology, zoology, human and molecular genetics, wildlife biology, animal science, statistics, pharmacy, engineering, and nutrition. Students will participate in many hands-on activities including animal dissections and bridge building. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Photography Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 19, 2015 Friday 9am-3:30pm $50.00 B&I Center, 1213
This is a great camp for kids who enjoy taking pictures. Students will learn to capture, upload, and edit photos using windows-based picture viewers. Students will need to bring a bag lunch

Graphic Design Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 22-25, 2015 M-TH 9am-12pm $60.00 or $100 for Graphic Design & Video Gaming Bldg. D, 4223
Have you ever wanted to express yourself but needed more than words? Graphic Design is a visual medium that allows students to express their creativity through art and design. Students will create logos, develop magazine ads, and make an album cover from their favorite artist. Students will need to bring a flash drive each day. If attending both Graphic Design & Video Gaming, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Video Gaming Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 22-25, 2015 M-TH 12:30pm-3:30pm $60.00 or $100 for Video Gaming & Graphic Design
Bldg. D, 4223. This camp will teach students how to create and animate characters and add sound, effects and graphics. The technique is simple and the process will be fun. By the end of the camp, students should be able to design simple simulation games. Students will need to bring a flash drive each day. If attending both Graphic Design & Video Gaming, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

STEM Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 22-26, 2015 M-F 9am-3:30pm $100.00 S&T Bldg. 7203/7211
In this five-day camp the focus will remain on careers in biotechnology, zoology, human and molecular genetics, wildlife biology, animal science, statistics, pharmacy, engineering, and nutrition but a new and different set of activities will be featured. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

SAFE Kid Self-Defense Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
June 26, 2015 Friday 9am-1pm $40.00 B&I Center, 1159A
This camp introduces self-defense techniques. Students will be mentally and physically engaged learning how to recognize danger as well as self-defense striking and blocking techniques.

Inspiring Entrepreneurship Camp (Rising 6th – 12th grade)
June 29-July 2, 2015 M-TH 9am-12pm $60.00 B&I Center, 1211 Have you ever had a “million dollar idea” but don’t know where to start? Do you dream of one day running your own business or non-profit AND being your own boss? If so, this is the camp for you! Students will learn how to go from “zero to startup” and work with fellow class mates to plan a startup business of their own.

LEGO® STEM Camp - Session 1 (Rising 3rd-5th grade)
July 13-17, 2015 M-F 9am-3:30pm $100.00 S&T Bldg. 7203
Students will develop a basic knowledge of engineering concepts and skills necessary to apply scientific ideas while designing, testing, and refining their individual LEGO® creations. Each day through observation, reasoning, prediction, and critical thinking students will review physical science concepts such as gears, pulleys, levers, wheels, and axles. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Advanced LEGO® STEM Camp - Session 2 (Rising 3rd-6th grade)
July 20-24, 2015 M-F 9am-3:30pm $100.00 S&T Bldg. 7203
Those who have previously completed a LEGO STEM Camp may register for the advanced camp. Students will build and explore machines and mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and capture wind, and study gearing mechanisms. Through observation, reasoning, prediction, and critical thinking, students will review physical science concepts such as balanced and unbalanced forces and friction, measure distance, time, speed, weight, and more. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Crime Detectives Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
July 20-23, 2015 M-TH 9am-12pm $60.00 or $100 for Crime Detectives & Police Officer Junior Academy
B&I Center, 1211. The crime detectives camp will engage students in first-rate detective techniques, including forensic science, to solve crimes. Students will work together to solve a mock crime using crime scene drawing, fingerprinting, trace evidence, and casting footprints. If attending both Crime Detectives & Police Officers Junior Academy, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Future Police Officers/Detectives Junior Academy (Rising 6th-12th grade)
July 20-23, 2015 M-TH 12:30pm-3:30pm $60.00 or $100 for Crime Detectives & Police Officer Junior Academy B&I Ctr, 1211. This exciting new camp will introduce students to entry-level police training that includes physical fitness and tactics, patrol car defensive driving (simulated), subject identification, and a mock search and recovery activity. Various advanced investigative techniques used by career detectives will also be introduced in this camp. If attending both Crime Detectives & Police Officers Junior Academy, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

Girls STEM Camp (Rising 4th-5th grade)
July 27-30, 2015 M-TH 9am-4pm $100.00 TBA
Students will participate in experiments, games, and activities designed to enforce STEM concepts and inspire them to develop interests in science and the natural world. Students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

FUNdamentals of Drawing Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
July 27-30, 2015 M-TH 9am-12pm $60.00 or $100 for Drawing & Painting B&I Ctr. 1213
Students will gain the artistic foundation needed for drawing techniques with creative perspectives of design, layout, lighting, and space. Approximate cost of supplies is $25 and a list is available in the Continuing Education Department. If attending both Drawing & Painting, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

FUNdamentals of Painting Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
July 27-30, 2015 M-TH 12:30am-3:30pm $60.00 or $100 for Drawing & Painting B&I Ctr. 1213
Students will learn basic painting techniques with acrylics and create a unique masterpiece all their own each day. Approximate cost of supplies is $25 and a list is available in the Continuing Education Department. If attending both Drawing & Painting, students need to bring a bag lunch each day.

FUNdamentals of Baking Camp (Rising 6th-12th grade)
July 27-30, 2015 M-TH 9am-12pm $60.00 B&I Center Kitchen
Baking can be a fun and enjoyable pastime or an exciting career choice. In this four-day camp, students will learn to bake a variety of foods to include pretzels, flatbreads, pizza, cookies, cupcakes, pies, turnovers, and more. At the end of each session students will partake or their tasty creations.