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Kids will learn to think critically, work together and solve problems creatively—without even knowing it. They'll have a blast with our dynamic, hands-on activities.
This camp is designed to keep our campers thinking and moving!
July 16-20, 2018
Morning session: 8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
45 spots available for students completing grades 2, 3, 4 and 5
$200 per student
Afternoon special interest topics with lunch time supervision: 12:45-3 p.m.
15 spots for each topic available for students completing grades 2, 3, 4 and 5
$90 per student
Limited scholarships are available. Inquiries should be made through Susquehanna University's Office of Event Management at (570) 372-4354 or by emailing Jayme Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register between April 1 and May 31 with a friend, and each of you will receive $10 off your registration. Both registrations must be received on the same day to qualify. Refunds will be given the first day of camp. The $10 discount will be given at registration online.
Family discount: Bring more than one child per immediate family (brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister) for any Kids' College program (Kids' Summer Camp morning or afternoon sessions or Junior Writers' Workshops) and save $30 overall. The $30 discount will be given at registration online.
Morning Session: A Three-Workshop Package
How to Think Like Leonardo
Laura Williams, Instructor
Become an apprentice in the "bottega" of Leonardo Da Vinci and experience the day-to-day life of the great maestro. Bring your sense of wonder, exploration and discovery to the kinds of tasks that Leonardo immersed himself in as he explored his world and used these understandings to inspire and express his genius.
Elizabeth Hummel, Instructor
Sharpen your skills in this exciting task-based workshop designed to extend higher level thinking skills in an active, competitive setting. Using the creative problem solving process, campers will experience OM type challenges involving the creative manipulation of materials. Come prepared to experience the challenge and excitement of this unique learning experience! You won't be disappointed!
Awesome '80s Revisited!
Jackie Sheaffer Glace, Instructor
This favorite pop culture workshop will have participants exploring the ideas and images of the '80s. Campers will experience an understanding of this decade through their involvement in theme-related projects, retro games and style trends. Activities involving music, art, sports, entertainment, food and fads of this period in time will have everyone laughing and learning as they head back to "the day"!
Kids' Camp Afternoon Special Topics
Campers can extend their day and choose from one of the following topics
How to Think Like a Coder
Laura Williams, Instructor
Bring the same sense of exploration and discovery that you've developed in your morning studies of Leonardo to an afternoon adventure in coding. There will be something for everyone: creativity, logic, art, math, storytelling, design and problem solving all taught through the creation of stories, games and animations. Activities will challenge all levels of experience and provide opportunities for meaningful, personal growth in a fun-filled setting.
Deborah Owens, Instructor
This exciting opportunity will offer campers a nutritional, culinary experience in a safe environment that encourages interaction and creativity. Each day will bring a new cooking adventure, a chance to sample the end result and, hopefully, will be the beginning of a life-long love for the culinary arts!