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Our schedule for summer youth programs and camps is now available.

Science and Robotics Camps

June 22 to 26
Grades 3 to 5—9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $129

  • SUPER SCIENCE SLEUTH 9:00 a.m. to noon—In this exciting class, students will learn the scientific concepts of “solids” and “liquids” and discover the properties of mixing materials. Through hands-on activities, students will use engineering methods to create the perfect process for making play-dough! This class is for boys and girls who want to learn about the different fields of science.
  • BIO-SCIENCE QUEST 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.—In order to survive, frogs need water. Using bio-engineering techniques and scientific discovery, students will explore habitats of frogs and other animals. Students will use their knowledge of the basic needs of frogs to complete an engineering design challenge to design/build the perfect frog home!

July 20 to 24
Grades 3 to 5—9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $129

  • CODING VIDEO GAMES FROM SCRATCH 9:00 a.m. to noon—In this class, students will create/share stories, games and animations using Scratch, a fun programming language for beginners to create almost anything imaginable. This class teaches coding skills along with creative thinking. Projects will join the Scratch community, where others can play the games created in this class! No experience necessary.
  • JUNIOR ROBOTICS ACADEMY 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.—This class is an introduction to computer programming and robotics. Using LEGO® WeDoTM construction kits, students will build robots and program them into action. If students like to build and be creative this camp is perfect for them! No experience necessary.

July 13 to 17 or July 20 to 24
Grades 9 to 12—8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
No fee for participants

  • SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS—The STEM camp is a week of hands-on educational programming that will focus on the practical application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in everyday life. This camp is designed for students entering ninth to 12th grades. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate on academic exploration with Penn State faculty and industry professionals in project-based activities that foster creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

Kids in College

July 13 to 17
Grades 1 to 6—9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $129/week or $39/day

  • ART—Create personalized projects using recycled art, bedazzling, paints, and different types of paper. Become Picasso in the class, even create a comic book.
  • MUSIC/THEATER—Explore different genres of music and how it has molded our culture. Then take a tour of Broadway musicals and the industry that it has created.
  • SCIENCE—Find yourself lost in the sensation-able world of science! Explore and experiment with edible and ooey-gooey science; investigate a crime scene; and go to space to reach the stars.
  • WORLD CULTURE—Travel around the world to tour Canada, Switzerland, Russia, Egypt, and, Greece. While there, students will learn about the country’s culture and history and create a craft or project native to that country.
  • AMERICAN CULTURE—Take a voyage on a cross-country trip through the United States of America. Tour New York, Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, and Texas. Students will learn fun facts about these states while enjoying in their foods, games and multi-cultural activities.

August 10 to 14
Grades 9 to 12—9:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $129/Class (fee includes textbook)

  • SAT PREP CLASS—Topics covered include:
    • Writing Section
      • Organize and express ideas clearly
      • Develop and support the main idea
      • Use appropriate word choice and sentence structure
    • Critical Reading Section
      • Reading comprehension
      • Sentence completions
      • Paragraph-length critical reading
    • Mathematics Section
      • Numbers and operations
      • Algebra and functions
      • Geometry
      • Statistics
      • Probability
      • Data analysis

If you are interested in receiving a schedule you can call 724-430-4211.

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