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2021 Winter Camp: December 27 – December 30
Find more to explore with SCI Summer Camps! From chemistry to astronomy and from invention to dissection, SCI Summer Camps provide week-long in-person experiences for students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade.
Winter Camp registration is open now !
- Use the Camp Directory below to research available camps. Click the green links to view camp descriptions and STEM Learning Goals.
- Within the camp description pop-up, click the "Register for this Camp" button, which will take you to our sales platform.
- SCI Members: Be sure to sign in using the link below the header photo for priority registration and to apply your member discount!
- Enter the number of students you're registering for the camp in "Quantity," and press "Register."
- Fill in camper information, click "Add to Cart" and proceed through the checkout and payment process.
COVID-19 Precautions: Plans for SCI Camps are rooted in science. Due to the rapidly changing environment, we will send detailed information regarding how SCI Camps are responding to the coronavirus as the summer approaches.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter: Grades 2 – 4
Gingerbread Home Defense (Grades 2-4)
You’ve built your gingerbread house, now you have to keep it safe. Spend the morning constructing a gingerbread house, and the afternoon creating, testing and improving simple machines to protect it.
STEM Learning Goals: Expand problem-solving and creative thinking skills while using the engineering design process.
Tech Takeover (Grades 2-4)
Do you enjoy technology? We do, too! Learn the basics of coding and technology while using some awesome robots and games. By the end of the day, campers will experience basic blockly coding and understand computer language a little better!
STEM Learning Goal: Gain an understanding and appreciation of computer sciences. Develop coding skills through basic drag-and-drop blockly based coding.
Lights, Camera, Animate (Grades 2-4)
Spend your day creating your own world. Construct characters, plots, and scenery for your very own movie. Learn about special effects and the equipment that makes it possible to make movies.
STEM Learning Goals: Develop an understanding of how films are made including set design, clothing, special effects, and more. Expand skills through completing a short film as a class to showcase learned material.
Winter Wonders (Grades 2-4)
This day is dedicated to imagination and creativity. Discover the invention process and go to work. Use your knowledge to build frosty creations!
STEM Learning Goals: Using the engineering design process, build winter-themed creations to expand engineering skills and knowledge of the design process.
Winter: Grades 5 – 8
SciArt (Grades 5-8)
Learn about the connections between art and science while making some awesome creations! Take ideas from nature while getting to try new techniques and mediums to create your own masterpieces!
STEM Learning Goals: Increase interest and understanding of STEM fields through art. Develop skills through creating chemical and physical reactions.
Re-Imagine It! (Grades 5-8)
Let your creativity soar as we explore the Maker Design Cycle to re-imagine what every-day objects could be used for! Learn about how engineering and art combine in the MAKER mentality.
STEM Learning Goal: Using the engineering design process, build creations to expand engineering skills and knowledge of the design process.
3D Adventure (Grades 5-8)
How does 3D creation work? Get the opportunity to design your very own 3D model through various mediums. 3D printed models your camper creates will be available within two weeks of the camp.
STEM Learning Goal: Develop ability to use 3D software through hands-on designing and printing. Expand creative and problem-solving skills, creating 3D designs in a computer-based format and implementing projects using various materials.
Game Design Studio (Grades 5-8)
Discover the language of computers! Learn how to code through game design.
STEM Learning Goals: Gain an understanding and appreciation of computer sciences. Develop coding skills through basic drag-and-drop blockly based coding, as well as line-by-line based coding.
Winter: Pre-K – 1st Grade
Snow Stories (PreK - 1st Grade)
Make your favorite snowy stories come to life! Explore the real and imagined as we use our STEM knowledge to create a play during this half-day adventure.
STEM Learning Goals: Increase interest and create positive STEM connections to popular stories.
The Shortest Day (PreK - 1st Grade)
Uncover the science behind the reason for the season- the tilt of the Earth. The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year. Campers will investigate the traditions and meaning behind the celebration of the winter solstice.
STEM Learning Goals: Develop an understanding of how the earth moves around the sun, and how this movement affects our life on earth.
ART-splosion! (PreK - 1st Grade)
What do you get when you mix art and science? An Art-Splosion! Experiment with colors, and learn how they change hue.
STEM Learning Goals: Identify primary and secondary colors through hands-on experiments. Develop an appreciation of the combination of art and science.
Winter Skies (PreK - 1st Grade)
Examine the sky above us and the precipitation that creates a winter wonderland! Learn about winter constellations and create your own.
STEM Learning Goals: Through hands-on activities, increase knowledge in the fields of meteorology and astronomy.
Artic Animals (PreK - 1st Grade)
It’s a cold, harsh winter, so how do animals survive? Investigate the animals that live in the cold, and learn about hibernation, migration and tracking
STEM Learning Goals: Increase knowledge of the movement of animals in winter through hands-on activities.
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