Kids' Summer Camp
The Susquehanna Kids’ College Summer Camp experience challenges campers to think critically, work collaboratively, and solve problems creatively through their involvement in a variety of dynamic, hands-on activities that encourage communication and cooperation in a nurturing, engaging educational environment.
This year's offerings will be available to those students who have just completed grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Students will again have the option to participate in these morning camp experiences during the week of July 15–19 from 8:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Given the desire to provide a quality experience as well as the interactive nature of camp offerings a total of 45 grade level slots are available and early registration is encouraged.
Afternoon sessions will also be available during camp week for those who would like to stay for lunch and/or participate in one of our afternoon Special Interest Topics. These sessions will be available to students who have completed grades 2, 3, 4 and 5 and will be held from 1:30–3 p.m. Each Special Topic session will be limited to 15 students.
Limited scholarships are available. Inquiries should be made through Susquehanna's Office of Event Management at (570)372-4354.
Registration for this year's Kids' College experience will begin early April 2013.
Morning Kids’ Summer Camp
For students who have just completed grades 2, 3, 4 and 5
Held each day from 8:30 a.m – 12:45 p.m.
The Kids’ Summer Camp is a three-session package designed to keep our campers thinking and moving!
Jackie Sheaffer, Instructor
This workshop will have campers enjoying the fads and fun of 50 years of pop culture. From the 50s forward, campers wil explore the arts and ideas of each decade through an involvement in theme-related, hands-on activities. Music, art, sports and entertainment are all part of the fun as campers head back to "the day"!
Into the West
Janet Latchford, Instructor
Pioneers, prairies and the promise of a new life is the focus of this simulated historical experience that takes campers back to the days of our country's westward expansion. Campers will have the opportunity to experience prairie life through their participation in activities that give them a taste of life in the Old West.
Lori Smith, Instructor
Bring your sense of fun and imagination to this exciting task-based workshop designed to extend creative thinking and problem-solving skills. Campers will experience a wide variety of instant challenges to sharpen their skills in engineering, design and the creative manipulation of materials. This dynamic, hands-on workshop brings out a child's unique perspective and allows him/her to think differently in the process.
Afternoon Special Topics
All sessions are open to students who have completed grades 2, 3, 4 and 5 and will be held daily from 1:30 - 3 p.m.
This year students will have the opportuity to follow their morning camp with a brown bag lunch from home and one of our afternoon special interest topics. Students can choose from:
Jackie Sheaffer, Instructor
The morning workshop "Pop Rules!" extends into the afternoon with a chance for campers to learn about various artists of each decade through their work. A variety of mediums will be explored and the inspiration of artists from Rockwell to Warhol will serve as a catalyst as campers are guided in the techniques of their style.
Susan Groce, Instructor
This interactive workshop will give campers the opportunity to explore the world around them and stretch their potential through creative dramatics. Experiences with a variety of theater games and improvisational techiques will allow campers to step outside themselves and hopefully, find something that they never knew existed. So get into character and get ready for an adventure with drama!
Kids’ Summer Camp Fees
Kids’ Summer Camp Package: $200 per student
Into the West
Lunch Time Supervision and Afternoon Kids’ Camp Special Topics: $85 per student
Limited scholarships are available. Inquiries should be made through Susquehanna’s Office of Event Management at (570) 372-4354.
Kids’ College Registration Information
Registration will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. At the time of registration, full payment and completed application will be required to reserve a spot. A confirmation letter and Kids’ College details will be forwarded to each participant closer to the workshop date.
If it becomes necessary to withdraw your child prior to the start of the Kids’ College session, a $30 processing fee will be charged. There will be no refund once the Kids’ College session has begun.
Please note: Susquehanna University reserves the right to cancel and/or modify the workshop content/schedule if it becomes necessary. Participants will be notified of any changes.