4th and 5th grade Program choices
Intro To Show Choir
If you like to sing and dance, this is the class for you. Students will have the opportunity to learn about vocal techniques, song styles and basic show choir dance moves. We will be learning multiple songs and showing off our skills at the end of Discover Summer Camp.
Art Adventure Time!
In this hands-on studio class, students will explore various art making processes and learn about the masters that used them. Fun with painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture -- including CLAY! Sharpen creative problem solving skills ad exercise your creative thinking all while having a great Adventure along the way! Materials fee of $10.00.
Spend your time mining and crafting all in the comfort of a classroom with Minecraft! Learn the real-life history of the famous computer and video game Minecraft. Discover how to combine materials to make new items and replicate well-known structures to scale! Find out the truth behind the virtual materials and how accurate Minecraft really is! Whether you already love playing Minecraft or are just beginning your experience, this class will enrich your journey!
Chemistry in the Kitchen
Calling all chefs! Have you ever wondered why soda pop fizzes? What makes popcorn pop? Join us in the kitchen to investigate the chemistry, math, and biology of cooking. Have a blast with yummy, yucky, fizzy, stinky, explosive, sizzling, and chilly experiments. This class is definitely fun and informative, and very tasty, too! Materials fee $10.00
CSI Goes Elementary
Become a crime scene investigator. You will be called to the scene of the crime to collect evidence to convict the suspects. Classify footprints and fingerprints, use ink chromatography, analyze hand writing, and examine mysterious fibers to solve the crime! Solve mini-mysteries as you participate in this hands-on learning experience as a crime scene investigator.
Hey, all you creative types: now's your chance to "act" up! Have fun while learning some serious skills. Play theatre games to develop performance abilities. Explore characters' thoughts, emotions and interactions to make them come alive. Practice and perform skits and short plays. Be ready to showcase your talent at the end of camp!
Whiz, Bang, Zoom! Exploring Forces in Science!
Do you like buildings things or learning about cool science stuff? Do you wonder why and ask about how everything works? Come build balloon cars, planes and catapults! You will do wacky, wild, and dizzy experiments to discover what makes them so much fun. Explore the science of how things around you work while learning and using the methods real scientists use. Materials fee of $10.00
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego- NEW!
The world's most notorious jewel thief is on the loose - spanning the globe and stealing the world's most valuable treasures! Do you have the super-sleuth skills to catch her once and for all? In this class, students will become the international police and put to use their geographical, cultural, and historical knowledge to catch the thief before she strikes again!
The clock is ticking! you only have an hour before your time expires! Learners will have the opportunity to experience several breakout missions. We will rely on each other's strengths, creativity, and collaboration to successfully breakout! After experience breakout missions, learners will have the opportunity to create their own mission! Through the creative process, they will experience technology, graphic design, word puzzles and games, creative writing, coding, and much more! Finally, we will put our missions to the test! Are you ready to breakout!
Everybody loves a challenge, but are you ready to test your skills at daily challenges that will twist your mind, bend your brain, and make you think anywhere but inside the box. Work on individual and group challenges to be the best at the Parachuting Egg, the PomPom Catapult, and the Roarin" Rocket! Bring your creative craniums to be the "Best Challenger"!
Everyone has a story (or two) to tell! In this writer’s workshop, your creativity will flourish and your imagination will come alive through the stories you choose to write! With the opportunity to share and discuss your ideas, you will give personality to hazy, indistinct characters and create vivid settings and compelling plots to draw your readers in. We will publish a book of our finished writing and even take advantage of your artistic talents to design the cover. Of course, every author will receive a personal copy when we celebrate our accomplishments! Materials fee $10.00
What would happen if we were invaded by Zombies??? In this class you will learn about survival skills, reading map coordinates, creating "bug out" bags, designing a zombie proof house and other fun activities all in the context of the cultural phenomenon of zombies. Do you dare to join this "undead" class?
Fun with Chemistry
Goop, slime, and gak! Amaze your family and friends with inventive ways to make ooey, gooey concoctions using household products. Work your way through the scientific method with some truly incredible results involving heat and cold.
Discover through experimentation the many properties of matter using common elements and compounds. You will have FUN with chemistry!
Future City (Sim City)
Can you run the city of the future? Can you manage to help your city survive a crime spree during a hurricane? Find out if you’ve got the right stuff! Learn how real cities grow while using the computer simulation “Sim City.” Will your city’s citizens build a statue in your honor or run you out of town in disgrace? It’s all up to you.
STOMP -- Junk Rhythm! - NEW!
Are you a kid that always has a beat in your feet (or hands)? Do you find yourself tapping your pencil in class, patting your desk and always in motion? Come join us in STOMP -- Junk Rhythm and make as much noise. . . we mean, music, as you can! STOMP combines rhythm, movement, sound, and more to create an exhilarating experience for performers and audiences! We will be using buckets, barrels, pots, pans and other "junk" to create fun instruments and perform creative sets at the end of Discover Camp.
Code, Make, and Create
Are you or do you want to become a maker who creates and codes? Dou you like to tinker, design, build and create with your hands? Learn how you can use crazy materials to design, code, make, and create new inventions and projects. Combine coding using Scratch, art, sciences, and engineering to create your own projects that come to life using the innovation kit, Makey Makey, circuits, LED lights, and more! This class will bring out the coder and maker in you! Materials fee of $10.00