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SUMMER CAMPS

2018

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1 WEEK CAMPS Science Technology Engineering +Enrichment Arts Math 2 WEEK CAMPS for Middle School and High School campers


A Quick Note! From writers to instructors, everyone at Idea Lab wholly believes in the marriage between STEM principles and the world of Arts and Social Sciences - thus many of our camps are incredibly multidisciplinary! As you dig into the Summer Camp brochure, you’ll find camps with overlapping subjects such as entrepreneurship, video production, culinary arts and more -- making for a truly rounded, fulfilling experience. Be on the look out for these icons depicting the various categories within camps.

Culinary Arts

Minecraft

3D Printing

Visual Arts

Coding and Programming

Project Based Engineering

Video Production

Technology

Drone Engineering

Math

Entrepreneurship

Science

Enrichment

Idea Lab Robo League

Augmented Reality

Logic


SCIENCE

5 HALF DAY 8 FULL DAY

13 CAMPS STEAM SCIENCE


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HALF DAY

Solar Scientists: Harnessing the Power of the Sun

1-4

Ever wonder why the bath bombs Fizz? Why some lotions seem greasy while the others are absorbed easily? Come learn all about the science behind the lotions and bath bombs while creating awesome bath products and indulging in your very own spa experience. Lots of science while having FUN!

Science of the Jedi

1-4

FULL DAY

Time Travelers: Age of Dinosaurs

k-2

Many centuries ago the land of IDEA was home to scores of species of dinosaurs. Evidence of these amazing beasts can be discovered in our very own dinosaur ridge. Spend the semester learning about these amazing beasts, creating fossils, learning to classify bones, digging for fossils and assembling dinosaur skeletons. Learn Rock classifications and geology lessons as we construct awesome rock and gem collection boards and build your own solar-powered robots to help with the excavation sites. Warning- giant volcanoes will be erupting! All junior paleontologists welcome.

Veterinary Science: Pet Vet Hospital Tour

k-2

Want to be a vet? From putting on Lab coats to learning about injuries, this camp will give you a chance to learn a bit about caring for our pets. You will get to learn about how pets’ bodies work and how to care for them when they are sick! From building your own Veterinarian Kit to learning about pet care, you will learn while having an amazing time. Campers will proudly carry a veterinarian bag and the graduation certificate as a graduate of Idea Lab Vet School.

Medical Science: Future Doctors

k-2

Little Doctors work on learning about what makes our body work. From learning about digestive systems and building working models of our lungs while studying the respiration process, our Little Doctors are engaged in learning throughout. We learn about casts, sutures and more, and we end the class with a clinic to showcase our talents. One of the most popular camps each year with a fantastic turnout as young campers explore the beginning stages of becoming a doctor. Starting with science exploration and experiments, as well as creative play, the campers enter the world of medicine. Don't have your doctor's bag with you? Don't worry- you will after completing this camp. Campers will proudly carry a doctor’s bag filled with all the necessary tools, as well as a graduation certificate as a graduate of Idea Lab Medical School.

Mix, Measure and Pour: A Scientific Journey

5-8

5th - 8th

1-4

ssshh...Super Secret Spy School!

Create projects to help you become the top secret spy you have always wanted to be. From lie detectors, motion detectors and even Invisible ink that lets you pass messages undetected this spy camp is fun and interactive and introduces campers to Engineering and deductive reasoning

5-8

Kitchen Science and Edible Chemistry

Get your lightsabers ready we're training new Idea Lab Jedis! Being a jedi is more than fun, it's science also! Learn how Jedis fuel and maintain their bodies. Do some fun and exciting Jedi experiments. This camp is great for the little Jedi in your life.

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1st - 4th

1-4

In this STEAM based camp, you will learn about the power of the sun and how to harness it to make things go. From making solar powered rovers out of Soda Cans to creating your own water heaters, this science and engineering camp teaches campers important criticalthinking and problem-solving skills.

SPA Science

1-4

k-2

Explore and compare measurements and more in this cool chemistry meet art camp. We will work on mixing and measuring all our products and work on creating some FUN scientific concoctions!

Step into the world of Kitchen Science as we learn why fruit turns brown? Why bread rises? A unique chemistry and culinary experience as we learn about the science in the kitchen and learn some yummy recipes as well. This is a combination class where some cooking and some science lab experiments take place daily.

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th

Fizz, Pop, Crackle: Culinary Chemistry and Edible Science

k-2

What Fizzes and Crackles? Science, of course. In this IDEA Lab camp we will explore the fun, the messy and the educational concepts behind Chemical Reactions. Create volcanoes to explore the science of reactions, get gooey and slimy to learn about polymers and have a great deal of Scientific fun in the process. Who knew our kitchen could create such a slimy scientific mess? Join our Idea Lab scientists as we mix, measure and pour messy and crazy creations. Put on your apron AND your lab coat -- let's get messy. 3-6

Genetics, DNA and Dissection

An IDEA Lab camp like no other where campers are exposed to DNA extraction, learning about the inner workings of the heart by building working models and several dissectionsincluding a Sheep’s heart. This is a great class for hands-on learning about anatomy. Take Home Components include various working models of human organs and systems, as well as a DNA book that they will create. 3-6

Hocus Pocus, A Wizarding Science Academy

Luminary. Levitation. Smoldering snakes. What do all of these have in common? Well, they are all needed knowledge to pass the Idea Lab Wizarding Exam. Using science, technology, and our imagination we will test the boundaries of what is real and what is magic, what is science and what is sorcery. Campers, keep your spell books close as you never know when you might need a touch of magic! 3-6

Micro Detectives: Bacteria Lab Are you interested in looking into the wacky world of bacteria? Come and enjoy this interactive camp where you will learn all about the good kinds of bacteria and the bad types of bacteria.

STEAM SCIENCE


TECHNOLOGY

31 HALF DAY

31 CAMPS STEAM TECHNOLOGY


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HALF DAY

Jr. S.T.E.A.M. Girls

1-4

Boys look out - here come the STEAM Girls, and you know we can do it with a ton of flair! Get your girl power on as we put the arts into Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics while working on awesome projects.

Engineering and Coding with Minecraft

1-4

Using Minecraft and Learn to Mod, students will design and create their own Minecraft world and then modify it to their heart’s content. Along way, they will learn basic engineering principles, and computer coding/programming techniques.

Makey Makey: Design and Build Interactive Games

1-4

Using cool circuits and wires, learn to create your own input into anything that needs a complete circuit to operate. Sounds crazy, right? But wait till you learn to play minecraft with a keyboard that you design out of playdough, play the piano by using real fruits. Possibilities are endless in this crazy class!

LEGO Robotics: Stomp and Chomp

1-4

Jr. Coding Camp: Beyond the Hour of Code

1-4

1st - 4th

5-8

5th - 8th 1-4

Learning to code with Idea Lab is engaging and fun even at a young age. Kids rapidly learn fundamental programming concepts as they drag and drop their way to writing actual code and creating a working program. 1-4

LEGO Robotics: Rescue Bots

IDEA Lab Robotics provides fun, hands-on projects to get your child’s creative juices flowing. Working with a Robotics teacher, campers will participate in team challenges and learn how to build robots using various LEGO programming tools- all while making friends, developing new skills and having a great time with STEAM 5-8

How to be a YouTube Success

Have you ever wanted to start your own cooking channel on YouTube? How about a fashion show? Technology? A YouTube show on Pokemon? The possibilities are endless. We will be using our imagination and technical skills to write, shoot and edit our programming so that we can post it for the world to see. Learning about how YouTube and trending content will help us gain more views!

IDEA Lab Robotics provides fun, hands-on projects to get your child’s creative juices flowing. Working with a Robotics teacher, campers will 5-8 participate in team challenges and learn how to build robots using Create Exciting Content your YouTube Channel various LEGO programming tools- all while making friends, developing Have you ever wanted to start your own cooking channel on new skills and having a great time with STEAM. YouTube? How about a fashion show? Technology? A YouTube show on Pokemon? The possibilities are endless. We 1-4 will be using our imagination and technical skills to write, shoot, Design and Build my Own Robot and edit our programming so that we can post it for the world to Want to build your own robot? In this camp you will be able to see. Learning about how YouTube and trending content will assemble your very own play robot! Come and make a new best friend help us gain more views! in this robot filled camp. We will learn how Robots work and how sensors allow robots to maneuver and decide which actions to take Mission Cryptography: Build your own Spy based on the sensor inputs. 5-8

Tech Gadgets using Raspberry Pi

Design, Print, Play with 3D Printers

1-4

The newest wave of technology allows our campers to design and manipulate 3D design models to create one of a kind designs. Work with actual 3D printers to bring your design to life and see them take shape in front of your own eyes. We provide the 3D printers - you provide the creative twist.

Mine, Craft and Survive with LEGO

1-4

Do you love minecraft? Enjoy Minecraft and LEGOs in this fun and creative camp! We will explore both online and offline activities as we use our favourite building tools, LEGOs, to create the Minecraft world, and then play the game online inside the actual Minecraft environment.

Jr. Coding Camp: Tynker

1-4

Learning to code with Idea Lab is engaging and fun even at a young age. Kids rapidly learn fundamental programming concepts as they drag and drop their way to writing actual code. Campers work with the easy to learn programming language Tynker as they create games and learn about the programming principles.

Jr. Coding Camp: Scratch Jr.

1-4

Learning to code with Idea Lab is engaging and fun even at a young age. Kids rapidly learn fundamental programming concepts as they drag and drop their way to writing actual code. Campers work with the easy to learn programming via the Scratch drag-and-drop programming environment and work with sprites to develop working code snippets.

Get ready to go on a mission! Should you choose to accept, your mission is building your own Spy Tech Gadgets using Raspberry Pi microcomputers. From trip wires to lie detectors, you will learn to harness the power of engineering for good.

Arduino Programming and Cool Gadgets

5-8

Using Arduino circuit kits, campers will learn all about how circuits work. This also introduces them to the C++ code that is used to provide input to the Arduino breadboards. We will then use these Arduino components to design cool gadgets that will move, blink and do other kinetic movements.

LEGO Mindstorms Robotics EV3: Program and Build a Rubik’s Cube Solver

5-8

Learn to program the LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Kits to build an amazing machine that can solve a Rubic's Cube in front of your very eyes. Color sensors and more will be used in building and coding this Robot.

EV3 Programming and Coding

5-8

In this Intro to Robotics camp, we will be using our engineering focus to guide us. Using the latest Lego Robotics Technologies, Mindstorm EV3s, campers will be challenged with intricate builds via instructions, make creative builds using their imagination and program their robots all along the way. There will be competitions to test our skills, and in the end we will all become robotics masters.

STEAM TECHNOLOGY


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HALF DAY

Photography and Website Design

5-8

3D modeling is an amazing technology with many scientific and medical applications. Advances in 3D printing have pushed the limits of what was previously thought possible. In this combination Science, Engineering and 3D printing camp, we will explore the use of 3D printing in scientific applications. No limitations!

3D Modeling and Printing in Science

5-8

3D modeling is an amazing technology with many scientific and medical applications. Advances in 3D printing have pushed the limits of what was previously thought possible. In this combination Science, Engineering and 3D printing camp, we will explore the use of 3D printing in scientific applications. No limitations!

3D Modeling and Printing: Mind Bending Puzzles

5-8

Where else can you design and create your own brain twisting puzzles? Learn how to manipulate 3D virtual objects so we can use the power of 3D printing to bring them into the real world.

Video Game Scripting and Strategy with Augmented Reality

5-8

Imagine Pokemon Go meets a Game Design class. Augmented Reality is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality. In this IDEA Lab camp, you will learn to code your own Video Game and then embed 3D animated objects within the game. Code will be provided so that you can continue to expand on your game once the camp ends.

Build your own Robot with Microcontrollers

5-8

Get familiar with microcontrollers, learn the basics of using electronic components and building your first robot with microcontrollers. This camp is a hands on experience with microcontrollers, motors, sensors, wires, the “nuts and bolts” (pun intended) of real robotics. Utilizing off the shelf “real world” hardware and software, campers will gain valuable robotics skills enabling them to either continue exploration at home or explore new areas of electronics, fun and learning. Once the basics of programming their first microcontroller powered robot is understood, the sky’s the limit to what they can do with these fabulous marvels of technology.

Scratch the Pi: A Coding and Engineering Camp Using Scratch and Raspberry Pi

1st - 4th

5-8

5th - 8th 5-8

Coding and Programming: Java

This innovative course teach computer programming skills through interactive and exciting projects. These fun classes are perfect for students who have great imaginations, like figuring out how things work or simply love technology. In Coding and Programming with Java, students will have a blast creating video games, animated stories and bringing their imaginations to life. You don’t even have to mention all the cool skills he or she is learning along the way: basic coding and programming, problem solving, logic, physics and more.

Coding and Programming: App Inventor Android Programming

5-8

With mobile app designing, you are in charge of the look and feel ofyour app. In this camp, campers will learn the basics of designingtheir own mobile app. After completing this camp they will have thebasic knowledge of what the best ways are to design your own app,whether it be a game or an interactive learning app. Campers will be also be able to download and share their app.

Coding and Programming: Wearable Technology

5-8

Where else can you combine technology such as blinking lights and more with the clothes you wear? In this camp we will program our clothes to be our very own technological devices that light up or provide other technological impacts using microcontrollers, LEDs and more. 5-8

Coding and Programming: Minecraft

Minecraft Modding is a great way to teach an introduction to computer programming and Java Coding. Using an intricate system, intertwined with Minecraft, campers will modify their games in ways they could have never imagined. Star Wars skins and developing our own mini-games will be just a portion of what we do!

Graphical Coding with Vex IQ and Robot C

5-8

Why VEX Robotics? VEX IQ is a snap-together robotics system designed to offer campers a rich and exciting introduction to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The system encourages teamwork, problem solving, and leadership for campers while challenging them to learn critical-thinking skills.

5-8

Utilizing the Scratch visual programming tool, campers will create games, animations and interactive stories utilizing the drag-and-drop interface. Couple that with the Raspberry Pi interface, and campers have the tools to go WILD with Engineering and Programming.

Coding and Programming: Stencyl

1-4 1-4

5-8

Drone Engineering with 3D Printing

Learn the Scientific and Aviation priciples behind flight as you work on putting together your own drone and learning how the avaition principles work. We will also work with 3D printers on designing small objects that the drones will use.

5-8

Stencyl is a powerful game creation toolset, centered around an intuitive block-snapping interface. With Stencyl, students can produce their own games with graphic programming (Blocks of Code), play them on their computers and mobile devices, and distribute them for anyone to play on the iOS App Store and Google Play.

Space Engineering: Surviving on Planet Xylon

5-8

Come and learn about living in space in this fun and interesting space engineering camp. The campers will get to learn about living on a fictitious planet and the challenges that living on a new planet. Design and build your own habitat capable of sustaining human life.

STEAM TECHNOLOGY


ENGINEERING

14 HALF DAY 7 FULL DAY

21 CAMPS STEAM ENGINEERING


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HALF DAY

Physics of Roller Coaster Design

1-4

Use the power of physics to experiment with your own roller coasters. Build a conceptual coaster using physics concepts used in real roller coaster design. Challenges for you and your team will include: creating multiple loops, speediest coaster, the height of hills and many more. We will learn all about the laws of physics in this class.

Circuitry Workshop: Paper Circuits

1-4

Are you interested in circuitry? Do you know how circuitry works? Come and join this fun and interactive camp that will teach you how to build circuits. We will light up lightsabers, create interactive greeting cards, build games and much more - all with the power of circuits.

Engineering Design with Electric Bits

1-4

Which path will you choose? Build exciting gadgets and use them for justice or mischievous fun. Trip wire alarms, grappling hooks, super hero gadgets and more are all in store! Come unleash your expertly outfitted hero, or be the villain with the coolest devices.

Jr. Coding Lab with Dash Robots

1-4

Dash and Dot are really popular around Idea Lab. Coding is as easy as 1-2-3 with Dash and his buddy Dot.Learn the basics and introduction to block coding and learn how it is the basis for all things coding or coding related.

Drone Engineering with 3D Printing

5-8

Think about creating projects that allow you to customize them using your own lights and sounds that you tinker and put together. Learn how to change the way things work, sound, and look. This camp is a great addition to any Little engineer’s repetoire.

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5th - 8th

Build a Better Mousetrap...Mind Bending Challenges

5-8

Build a Better Mousetrap! Come explore some creative solutions to classical problems as we tinker and explore with all kinds of materials and add ons. Discover your inner inventor and use problem solving skills to create some wacky contraptions that solve everyday problems.

Maze Engineering: Designing 3D Puzzles and Mazes with 3D Printing

5-8

3D printing is fun and exciting! In this camp you use your CAD skills to design and print fun mazes and puzzles that you can show off and take home! Use your logic to design puzzles that make you think and work hard! 5-8

Kinetic Design: Where Engineering Meets Art

Art and Engineering meet in this fun camp that allows you to refine your creative skils through art and engineering. Create fun projects that make you think and get your creativity flowing!

AM: Physics in Motion: Archimedes Screw and Newton’s Candle

5-8

See waves in motion with a wave machine you create, conserve momentum and shout eureka! All while building some of history's coolest and inspiring Science and Engineering models. 5-8

Engineering Smart Home Design with Arduino

Do you want to make a smart home? Learn how to design cool, practical pieces of technology with Arduino. Using Arduino circuit kits, campers will learn all about engineering principles. We will them use these Arduino components to design cool gadgets for our smart home. Welcome to the future!

k-2

Join Idea Lab as we design, test and build our very own toy store by using found object such as batteries, magnets, old gadgets to design, build and fine tune simple toys. This camp will challenge our budding engineers to be creative in repurposing preexisting objects into new toys that spin, move, light up or do other cool things while teaching them about Engineering principles.

5-8

Zap! The Power of Electricity How does electricity work and what can it do? Come and explore the mysteries and fun of electric circuits, cool tricks with electricity and electrical gadgets. Now with fifty percent more electrons free!

Project Change: Solve a Global Issue using Technology and Engineering

5-8

With so many global crises you can't help but to think of ways to solve them all. In this camp students will brainstorm Tech and Engineering ways to solve them. From solving a global water crisis to researching and discovering renewable energy resources and plans of action this camp will allow students to discover ways to help and improve the world around them.

FULL DAY

IDEA Building Company: Toy Engineering

5-8

5-8

Students will experience it all from creating their own 3D model frame to putting together the electronic components to piloting their customized drone. Learning how to build a complete fully functional remote controlled quadcopter which flies and takes aerial photos. Additional kit cost $75.

Gadget Hacking: Adding Lights, Sound or Motion

1st - 4th

1-4

Want to learn more about electricity and design? This is the camp for you! Learn how to make designs with electric bits as we learn all about how circuits work and how to make things move, shake or buzz using all types of plug-and-play kits.

Evil Genius: Super Hero Gadgets vs. Villain Gadgets

1-4 1-4

What Makes it Go?

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th k-2

What makes things go? In this camp we will experiment with how and why things react the way that they do. From futuristic car designs to harnessing the power of wind, our campers will be finding answers each day to this curiosity filled question. This will truly Rock Your Grey Matter!

STEAM ENGINEERING


F

FULL DAY

IDEA Building Company: Hovercrafts and Things that Go Zoom

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th

k-2

Have you ever wondered why planes fly so high? How do helicopters just hover as if they were a hummingbird? What are the future applications of flight? Young campers will ask these questions as we explore the science of flight. They will even examine the use of flight by animals. Projects include different flying apparatus, stop-motion animation, and the exploration of all the things that fly.

Tinker Build and Explore

k-2

With the new Maker movement underway, IDEA Lab Kids offers amazing opportunities for campers to innovate, design and learn process engineering. Campers are given challenges and allowed the freedom to experiment with all kinds of materials to provide innovative solutions to given challenges. This class is heavy on critical-thinking and problem solving where campers will utilize their Engineering Journals to document thought-provoking hands-on activities in order to fully absorb the creative process of Engineering. Imagination is the key to this class as campers Tinker and Build and Explore their way to cool gadgets and crazy contraptions.

The Invention Lab

3-6

Come explore your inner Engineer. We will take things apart while designing and engineering new things that move, roll or do something unique. Whether it’s a brand new gadget or tweaking of something old, we will work on cool projects such as creating lightsabers that actuality light up to creating a robot that waves goodbye. It’s all up to your imagination.

Sustainable Engineering

3-6

Do you want to learn about sustainability and engineering? This is the camp for you! Come and join us in making a cool, fun and sustainable engineering project.

Physics and Engineering Challenge Camp

3-6

After learning about basic physics principles and Newton’s Laws, campers will design and build structures of all sorts, from mini roller coasters to hydraulic elevators. Daily timed design and build challenges help campers experience the excitement of engineering while engaging in critical-thinking exercises. An Engineering journal will capture this journey.

STEAM ENGINEERING


ENRICHMENT

3 HALF DAY 1 FULL DAY

4 CAMPS STEAM ENRICHMENT


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HALF DAY

An Americal Girl: American History through Stories

1-4

Campers will learn about important events and eras in the history of our nation using the stories and books based on this great series. They will journey through time as they create clothing and accessory pieces for their dolls reflective of these periods while learning about the culture and history in a FUN and engaging way.

My Very First Business: Space Tour Guide Company

1-4

Students learn presentations skills, creative thinking, and problem solving skills when they take the road to Entrepreneurship. From learning about costs, budgeting, product design all the way to hosting their own small business showcase, these budding entrepreneurs will learn money management, problems solving and many more skills in an innovative and fun way. A little bit of 3D printing magic will allow these entrepreneurs to mix technology in bringing their concepts to life.

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FULL DAY

Startup Academy: How to Start your own Business

1-4 1-4

1st - 4th

5-8

5th - 8th

5-8

Startup Pitch Camp

A camp that teaches kids money management skills via a fun and exciting journey of business ownership and steers them through the steps of conceptualizing, designing and implementing an actual business. Emphasis is placed on fostering creativity, innovation and teamwork, while challenging kids to become more financially accountable and financially savvy. All aspects of starting a business is covered from writing business plans, calculating startup expenses to planning for operating costs, employee management and business oversight. Campers will learn how to pitch to a group of actual investors.

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th

3-6

During the IDEA Lab Business Camps, campers learn presentations skills, creative thinking, and problem solving skills when they take the road to Entrepreneurship. From learning about costs, budgeting, product design all the way to hosting their own small business showcase, these budding entrepreneurs will learn money management, problems solving and many more skills. Business product ideas are brought to life with the use of technology, allowing our campers to design and manipulate 3D design models in order to bring their ideas to life. End of Camp Showcase is our very own IDEA small business showcase.

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ARTS

14 HALF DAY 9 FULL DAY

23 CAMPS STEAM ART


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HALF DAY

Wacky World of 3D Art

1-4

Who says Idea Lab campers don’t do art? Idea Lab hosts its annual 3-D Art Factory Camp. Here young campers jump off of the 2-D page and explore the world of 3-D sculpture, 3D illusions, and 3D creations. You will be amazed by what Idea Lab can inspire within your child. What better way to build art esteem with an Ideal Lab art camp?

Jr. Baker’s Workshop

1-4

1-4

IDEA Lab campers will learn to work with Stop Motion Animation and learn how to take pictures and put them together to create their very own stop Dinosaur Stop Motion movie. Throughout the week we will work on creating dinosaur models, learn about our GIANT friends and create habitats and storylines to bring these amazing creatures to life in our Stop Motion Adventure.

Rock Star Video Music Camp

1-4

Using Audio Engineering tools campers will work together to create a music video of their choosing. From production to editing, campers will use learn tips and tricks on how to create scenes, design sets, add effects and more. Who knows what these campers will compose! No musical experience needed.

Ready, Camera, Action!

1-4

Discover how Hollywood shoots and edits movies, while mastering filmmaking and special effects techniques. Develop a story idea, then turn that concept into a script and a shot-by-shot storyboard of the camera angles. Campers will storyboard, shoot and act in their own movie as well as create their own movie trailers, posters and advertising campaigns.

Diptych, Triptych, Huh?

1-4

This art camp will focus on works in series across many media. From progressive printmaking to assemblage art, this camp focuses on unleashing inner creativity to create unique and innovative pieces.

Sweets and Treats: Baking Workshop with 3D Printed Decor

1-4

Who says baking can't include some great tech enhancements? In this camp not only will you get to bake some delicious treats you will also get to explore 3D printing and how you ncan use it to enhance your final products! From cake toppers to floral designs this class allows you to perfect your cooking and crafting skills.

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5-8

5th - 8th 1-4

Messy and Crazy Art Project

Mushy and messy creative explorations for the child who loves to get their hands goopy! Children will brew recipes for all sorts of paints, clays, blubbers and slimes, and other marvelous art mixtures, all the while learning about the properties of ingredients and what they can do when combined. Children will have the chance to play nutty professor, create their own concoctions and play with them all!. 5-8

Mix, Measure and Pour your way into baking scrumptious sweet and savory treats. From how to fold and the art of whipping the perfect whip cream will all be covered in this skills based cooking camp. We will also learn how to create unique decor to set your creations apart. Baking, Measurements and Presentations. Aprons On! 5-8

Graffiti Arts and Mixed Media

Do you love art and combining different materials of artwork to create something new and unique? Then this is the camp for you! 5-8

Pop Art Designs

Learn about the pop art movement in the 1950’s! Come and make your own popular artwork inspired by great artists from the 1950’s.

k-2

During the IDEA Lab Kids’ 3-D Art Factory Camp, our campers jump off of the 2-D page and explore the world of 3-D sculpture, 3-D illusions, and 3D creations. You will be amazed by what Idea Lab can inspire within your child. What better way to build art esteem with an Ideal Lab art camp?

5-8

Movie Studio Green Screen Technology

Come and make your own green screen technology! Green screentechnology allows you to be anywhere! You can have a fun and exciting time in green screen at this camp!

Movie Studio: Editing and Special Effects/Time Lapses

5-8

Textile Design Studio

5-8

Have you ever wanted to start your own cooking channel on Youtube? How about a fashion show? Technology? A Youtube show on Pokemon? The possibilities are endless. We will be using our imagination and technical skills to write, shoot, and edit our programming so that we can post it for the world to see. Learning about how Youtube and trending content will help us gain more views!

Textile Design Studio is ideal for the Artist who enjoys experimenting with various mediums.

FULL DAY

Jr. 3D Art Factory

1st - 4th

Baker’s Workshop

Come and learn about the science of baking in this sticky, yummy camp! You will gain a lot of experience in baking lots of different sweet treats!

Stop Motion Animation: Dinosaurs Alive

1-4 1-4

Jr. Chef Academy: Appetizers and Treats

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th k-2

What’s the tastiest part of any meal? It’s the appetizers and the desserts. Come and learn how to make sweet and savory appetizers. Impress everyone with your new culinary skills learned through this appetizing camp all while learning about kitchen safety, measurements and more.

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FULL DAY

Jr. Chef Academy: Storybook Cooking

k-2

Kinder - 2nd

3-6

3rd - 6th

k-2

Take a journey with us on our cooking adventure! In this cooking class our budding chefs will learn about measurements, mixing techniques and great recipes. A recipe card follows each recipe so that our budding chefs can create their own recipe book. Each day follows a classic children’s storybook and yummy recipes related to them. Campers will jump from story to story, discovering ways to cook unique recipes. Be sure to come with an empty stomach, and a mind filled with curiosity. We’ll eat happily ever after.

Time Travelers: Ancient China

k-2

Jump on the IDEA Lab time machine and land in the mysterious land of China thousands of years ago. During your time travels, you will learn about Chinese history and culture. Walk the Great Wall of China and learn how to make your own paper and ink. You will also learn learn about Tangrams, Chinese Calligraphy and building your own terra cotta warrior. A truly scientific cultural journey.

Time Travelers: Adventures on the Amazon

k-2

Take a wild journey onboard the IDEA Lab Time Machine as we travel to the Amazon and explore the Art, Science and Imagination of the Mighty Amazon.

3D Art Factory

3-6

During the IDEA Lab Kids’ 3-D Art Factory Camp, our campers jump off of the 2-D page and explore the world of 3-D sculpture, 3-D illusions, and 3D creations. You will be amazed by what Idea Lab can inspire within your child. Explore all kids of 3D projects that bring out your inner Picasso.

Chef Academy: Passport Around the World

3-6

Come and journey around the world in a week without ever leaving our IDEA lab kitchen. An engaging week of cooking and learning scientific fundamentals behind the food we love to eat. Go abroad on an exciting journey of culinary experiences from around the world. Learn cuisine from a different country each day including naan from India and handmade pasta from Italy. Aprons On!

Chef Academy: Baking and Decor

3-6

In this camp, campers will utilize basic baking skills to create treats that are not only delicious, but beautiful to look at as well! Emphasis will be placed on the art and joy of baking as well as creative presentation of treats.

Chef Academy: Entrees and Dessert

3-6

What’s the most important part of a meal? The most important part of a meal is the entree or main part of the meal. Come and learn how to prepare succulent entrees and sweet desserts in this fun and interactive cooking camp. Gain confidence in the kitchen practicing knife skills, learning about measurements, and kitchen safety.

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Genius Workshop

1-4 1-4

1st - 4th

5-8

5th - 8th

1-4

Come and train your brain at the Idea Lab Genius workshop. From strenghtening your logic skills through math and logic puzzles to refining your critical thinking skills through math art, the Idea Lab Genius workshop is the Ideal Camp for the quick thinker or camper who enjoys challenging themselves and their brain power

Brain Builders

5-8

Come and train your brain at Idea Lab Brainy Builders. From strenghtening your logic skills through math and logic puzzles to learning deductive reasoning and problem solving through designing and testing your very own logic situations. Idea Lab Brainy Builders is the Ideal Camp for the quick thinker or the camper who enjoys challenging their brain power.

Architecture of the Universe

5-8

In this hands-on class we will explore sacred geometry in many forms. Topics include the drawing of the flower of life, painting traditional mosaics of the middle-east, and illustrating the symmetry found in nature. Each class will explore a different topic and no two classes will be the same.

Math in Ancient and World Cultures

5-8

Take a journey through time and learn about the secret history of math and numbers from the Mayas, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and so much more! Lessons will include readings and activities that take campers on a journey through time to discover the hidden history of numbers.

Number Games & Mental Math

5-8

Learn tips and tricks to succeed in math class that you may not learn in school! Learn how to add large numbers in your head, estimate how many brain cells there are in America and compete in number games throughout the week!

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TECHNOLOGY Drone Engineering with 3D Printing Drone Engineering with 3D Printing- Students will experience it all from creating their own 3D model frame to putting together the electronic components to piloting their customized drone. Learning how to build a complete fully functional remote controlled quadcopter which flies and takes aerial photos. Additional kit cost $75

3D Printing in Medical Applications Use the latestest Technology of 3D Printing to combine Science and Technology. Using the 3D printer, create solutions for everyday Science applications as well brainstorming on unique and creative ways to apply technology to solve challenging problems.

ART Drone Photography This is where Technology meets Art! One of the most exciting developments recently in photography is using drones to capture impossible images. Learn how to fly drones and then use them to capture the most stunning and unique images. – high flying cameras that enable you to capture unique viewpoints of common subjects.

ENRICHMENT STEAM GIRLS: Building a Smart Cafe Boys look out - here come the STEAM Girls, and you know we can do it with a ton of flair! Get your girl power on as we put the arts into Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics while working on awesome projects.

Business Pitch Camp During the IDEA Lab Business Camps, campers learn presentations skills, creative thinking, and problem solving skills when they take the road to Entrepreneurship. From learning about costs, budgeting, product design all the way to hosting their own small business showcase, these budding entrepreneurs will learn money management, problems solving and many more skills. Business product ideas are brought to life with the use of technology, allowing our campers to design and manipulate 3D design models in order to bring their ideas and prototypes to life.

Engineering and Design: Solar Car Racers and Other Cool Gadgets Which makes a car go faster, a High voltage low current Solar Array or A low voltage high current solar array? Find out and race your creations. Learn about the uses and limitation of one of the greenest energy sources available. During this camp there will be individual and team challenges as we work together to learn how to harness the energy of the Sun.

Solving Global Issues with Drones Campers explore socio-cultural uses of drones to solve world problems such as delivering water to areas with drought or supplies to hurricane victims.IDEA Labbers are provided openended challenges, enabling collaboration, communication and problem solving to arrive at innovative uses resulting in groundbreaking discoveries.

2018 summer camp descriptions  
2018 summer camp descriptions  
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