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

Kids in College

Course fee for Kids in College and Summer Camps:

  • One class—$89.00
  • All day (one morning class and one afternoon class)—$159
  • Summer Camp prices are listed with the specific camp

Week One—July 7-11, 2014

  • Grades K-3
    • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
      • Art Attack
        Make a funny flip book, a creepy mask, an alien, or a 3-d collage, all using your artistic side.
    • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
      • Chef for a Week
        Learn how to follow a recipe, measure ingredients and stay safe in the kitchen. Then make something yummy and healthy that you will need little to no adult supervision when putting together.
      • Daring Design
        Make your own jewelry or simply add some bling to a current piece in your wardrobe.
      • Wild, Wonderful, and Wacky Weather
        Students will learn basic meteorological techniques used to predict the weather and why certain patterns are predominant in different regions.
  • Grades 4-6
    • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
      • Escape from Europe
        It's time to jump on your own private aircraft and visit France, Greece, Spain, Italy, and Romania. While you are there, you will tour their history, investigate their culture, learn about their language and money, and sample their food.
    • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
      • Penn State Fayette Olympics
        Bring your tennis shoes and join us for fun physical activity. Learn a new game or how to work within a group, then put on your game face and go for gold!
      • Slimy, Slippery, and Sludge-filled Science
        Students will learn how to make oobleck, create their own flubber, plus much more! Through experiments students will test their senses and their scientific knowledge. The activities are a hands-on experience, allowing students to be an active learner.
      • A Sticky Situation
        Put on your creative hat and bring your favorite color of duct tape. In this class, we will create duct tape art, the latest fashion craze.
  • Grades 6-8
    • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
      • Media/Technology
        You will take pictures or bring some of your own and learn about good picture taking along with how to edit using computer software to make your picture look perfect. (students will need to bring their own camera)
    • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
      • Kids College Got Talent
        We will explore the basic concepts of theater and drama while working on our own production. Maybe you will be the star of Penn State Fayette!
      • Order in the Court
        In this camp, students will learn the art of persuasion by playing the roles in a mock trail. Learn basic law terminology, how the justice system works, and decipher verdicts.

    Week Two—July 14-18, 2014

    • Grades K-3
      • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
        • Get Physical Week-Mornings
          Throughout this week, we will learn fun, active games that will help to keep us fit and entertained without sitting in front of the TV or computer. Then because we'll be working up an appetite, we will learn the food pyramid while making some scrumptious snacks that will fill our belly but not our waistline.
      • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
        • The Perfect Storm
          Volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, etc., are unexplained natural disasters. If you are intrigued by this science and hands-on experiments, this is the camp for you.
        • Secret Agent Lab
          In this class, you will analyze clues using your senses and then follow the clues to solve the mystery.
        • The Amazing Penn State Race
          In this class, you will be asked to solve problems, accomplish challenges, or just make it to the next step in the fastest amount of time. Then you will be given a clue that will need to be deciphered in order to move to your next challenge.
        • The Art in Simple Chemistry
          Using common kitchen ingredients and basic measurement, we will create our own paints, clays, inks, and chalks. These concoctions will then be used in a variety of ways to show our artistic side.
    • Grades 4-6
      • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
        • Health and Safety-Mornings
          Throughout this week, local firefighters, EMS, game commissioners, state police and emergency personnel will visit our campus for a hands-on discussion of their daily routines and to demonstrate their equipment and uniforms. Cost $150.00
      • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
        • Media Magic
          This camp will offer a chance to take photographs and videos of things around you. Then using different technologies, you will learn to use your photos/videos and add music, sound effects, and captioning to your project.
        • The Amazing Penn State Race
          In this class, you will be asked to solve problems, accomplish challenges, or just make it to the next step in the fastest amount of time. Then you will be given a clue that will need to be deciphered in order to move to your next challenge.
        • Game On
          In this class, learn all about game design, such as how they are created, how difficult input is, and how to continue to keep it interesting so your gamer keeps coming back.
        • Creative Computer
          Students will learn the proper ways to use Microsoft to its fullest capabilities. Make a birthday card or invitation, a certificate or an iron on...the possibilities are endless, just use your imagination!
    • Grades 6-8
      • Morning—9:00 a.m. to Noon
        • Where in the World is the Nittany Lion
          On this journey, students will visit countries around the world. In that country, they will discover facts, history, inventions, culture, and different attractions that make each country unique. While in Switzerland, China, Australia, Egypt, and Greece, students will participate in hands-on activities creating artifacts native to each country.
      • Afternoon—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
        • Science: The School of Magic
          In this class, we will discover how science tricks our eyes and makes us believers. Learn how to put a pin through a balloon without popping it, cut off a head with string, have a substance go from a solid to gas with no heat, and much, much more.
        • Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
          Students will create traps and simple mechanisms using materials found within their garages and homes, discuss and create food rationing schedules in order to save all within the community, and learn of important supplies needed in every home for emergency situations.

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

      We are always taking suggestions for courses, and we are always looking for new instructors. To find out about the qualifications for instructors or if you would like to be placed on our mailing list, please call 724-430-4211.