SRES DRAGON & MINI DRAGON DAY CAMPS

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SUMMER 2020 DRAGON & MINI DRAGONÂ DAY CAMPS


ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS Summer 2020 is quickly approaching, and St. Richard’s Dragon and Mini Dragon Day Camps are undoubtedly going to be spectacular! Campers new and old won’t want to miss out on classic favorites and some new and exciting camp offerings. The general summer camp curriculum is composed of weekly themes, specially designed field trips, games, crafts, and academic enrichment activities designed specifically with each child’s age group in mind. Campers in general camps also receive swim lessons and time for pool fun two times a week. In addition to general camps, specialty camps include Robotics, Games, Games, Games, Harry Potter Camp and more! The mission of St. Richard’s, an independent Episcopal day school, is to instill knowledge and values for a lifetime through the implementation of our Five Pillars for Success: Faith, Classic Curriculum, Leadership, Civic Responsibility, and Global Readiness. Located at 33rd and Meridian Streets, just north of downtown Indianapolis, SRES offers unique partnerships throughout the city that bring learning to life, a rigorous academic curriculum, three world languages, public speaking and leadership opportunities, a strong fine arts program and organized athletics for continued lifetime success.


UNIQUE PARTNERSHIPS The central location of St. Richard's allows the school and camp to have unique partnerships and deliver outstanding programming year round. Campers participate in field experiences throughout the city and in nearby parks such as 100 Acres, Holliday Park, Eagle Creek Park and more. See the camp descriptions for designated field trips each week. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, only three blocks south of SRES, is a convenient and popular resource for all grades. We also partner with The Riviera Club, home to SRES campers swimming lessons, age 4 and up. Their team of aquatic instructors work with the campers to help develop strong, confident swimmers. Additionally, there is time to explore the outdoor water playground with five pools and 1.2 million gallons of water.


CAMP OVERVIEW & PRICING OVERVIEW SRES offers general Dragon Day Camp for rising Grade 1-8 students and Mini Dragon Day Camps for rising JK (4 by June 1) through Kindergarten students. Specialty camps are also available for all ages. Registration can be completed on our website, www.sresdragons.org. Payment for summer camp enrollment(s) is due in full by May 22, 2020. Campers registering after this date will require full payment. PRICING General camps are offered on a weekly basis from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with early and aftercare options available. Cost is $200.00 per week for regular camp. Price Includes two swim lessons per week and snacks twice a day. Specialty camp prices are listed in the brochure and at time of registration. Half-day specialty campers your child may join regular camps for an additional $100 for the week. Pricing will be adjusted after registering. Payments can be made through credit cards or e-checks. Before-care: $25/week and Aftercare: $25/week (this selection includes morning care 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and after-care 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.). Late fees will be billed at the rate of $1.00 per minute/per child *Rising SRES Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten students enrolled at SRES for the 20202021 school year, may attend all regular summer camp offerings (weeks 1-9) for $1,620. This includes the before and aftercare program. This option is referred to as the DRAGON DEAL. There is no fee to be placed on the waitlist. If a spot becomes available in the desired camp, the camper’s parent/guardian at the top of the waiting list will be notified via email or by phone call. The parent/guardian will have 72 hours from the time of the notification email or phone call to make payment in full for the desired camp. If the payment has not been received in full, the parent/guardian of the camper next on the list will be notified. LATE REGISTRATION, CAMP CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY A full refund is issued if a camp session is cancelled. Cancellations for a camp week must be requested a minimum of 2 weeks from the respective camp week start date to receive a 100% refund, less a $10 service charge. Refunds may take two to three weeks to show up in your account. SRES reserves the right to withdraw campers carrying a remaining balance after May 24. A reminder will be e-mailed prior to this deadline. Families registering after May 25 must submit full payment at time of registration; camp registration closes one week prior to the first day of the camp.


NEED TO KNOW ITEMS NEEDED (AND NOT NEEDED) FOR CAMP Campers should pack a lunch and a water bottle for camp each day. SRES encourages p acking a healthy lunch to ensure energy for the duration of the day. Candy and soda are not a llowed. Please note the school and several of the field trip locations are peanut-free; t herefore, SRES kindly asks that campers always follow this rule.

Students should label all items and will need closed-toe shoes, shoes for the pool if attending a eneral camp session (and some specialty classes; see brochure description), a towel, wimsuit, goggles, and sunscreen. Students may also choose to pack an extra pair of clothing. SRES strongly discourages students from bringing electronic devices to camp; this is prohibited or rising JK-Grade 4 students. Rising Grade 5-8 students are only permitted to use their evices for purposes of communicating with parents/guardians for transportation. SRES is not iable for lost or damaged devices. DROP-OFF & PICK-UP TIMES & LOCATION Camp drop-off is from 7:30-9:00 a.m. through the alley accessed from 32nd Street between ennsylvania and Meridian Streets (not through the main entrance off of 33rd Street); ick-up is available from the same location from 4:30-4:45 p.m. Parents may drop their ampers at the green awning (and sign in from their cars) or park and walk their camper to the egistration table. Families arriving before 9 a.m. or after 4:30 p.m. should register for before nd aftercare. If parents choose to pick up a camper at a different time throughout the day, they hould contact the camp director in advance and check the schedule for field trips. All campers icked up outside of regular drop-off and pick-up hours will require the parent(s) to enter hrough the main entrance off of 33rd and Meridian Streets. Parents/guardians are required o sign in and out their campers at the start and end of day and will need to show proper hoto identification as requested. HEALTH & WELLNESS Any campers who needs to take medication during the day must have a parent bring the edication in original container, along with the medication request, to the camp director. No hild is permitted to keep and take medication on his/her own; appropriate health forms must e completed to indicate the need for the medication. Whenever possible, the camp would refer all medication be taken at home.


NEED TO KNOW IN-CAMP ACCIDENT OR ILLNESS If a child has a fever of 100˚F, vomits or feels ill, parents will be called to pick up their child from camp. Children should be picked up from school within one hour of parent notification. When there is a serious injury or acute illness, the camp will attempt to contact parents or the emergency contact number(s) listed by the parent. Otherwise, paramedics will be summoned to stabilize and transport the child to an emergency room. Continued efforts will be made to contact the parents or the designated contact in the event they are not immediately available. RETURN TO CAMP AFTER ILLNESS Before a child returns to camp following an illness, he or she should no longer be infectious to other children as determined by the child’s physician. Children may not return to camp until they have been fever-free (below 100˚) for 24 hours without medication. In addition, children must not have had diarrhea or vomiting for 24 hours before returning to camp, without medication. If a child returns to camp and continues to visit the health care provider for a particular illness, the child will need to return home until the illness subsides. CAMP QUESTIONS? For camp related questions about our Dragon Day Camp or Specialty Camps, please contact: Director of Extended Care and Summer Camps, Mrs. Nikeesha Pittman Contact Information: npittman@sresdragons.org; (317) 926-0425 ext. 103; 317.646.0117 or camp@sresdragons.org.


GENERAL CAMP OFFERINGS Week 1: June 1-5 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Around the World Field Trip: Children's Museum Let's Jump Start the summer and travel around the world! Campers will pack their bags and have fun learning about the continents. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Around the World Field Trip: Children's Museum Let's Jump Start the summer and travel around the world! Campers will pack their bags and have fun learning about the continents. Week 2: June 8 - 12 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Outer Space Field Trip: Indianapolis State Museum Campers will learn about the solar system through with planet books.They will also get to create and decorate their own rocket ship. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Out of this World Field Trip: Indianapolis State Museum Campers will learn about the solar system through giant solar system sticker scenes and planet books. They will also pretend to be an astronauts by decorating their own rocket ship. Week 3: June 15 - 19 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Once Upon a Time Field Trip: Mounds State Park Once upon a time during summer camp....Campers will have a great time this week learning about how to create a short story. It will be like telling fun stories around a campfire. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Fairy Tales Field Trip: Mounds State Park Mini Dragons will listen to various fairy tale stories and they will work together to create a group story on their own.The whole week will be filled with fun fairy tale magic. Week 4: June 22 - 26 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Cool it Down Field Trip: Civic Theatre (FROZEN JR) Summertime cool down. Campers take a break from the summer and have a fun camp snowball fight. How about make snow people? We will cool it down and enjoy a winter-filled week. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Winter Wonderland Field Trip: Civic Theatre (FROZEN JR) Winter in the summer?! Yes it is happening. Campers will have lots of fun with cool winter activities and crafts.


GENERAL CAMP OFFERINGS Week 5: June 29 – July 2** DRAGON DAY CAMP: Stars and Stripes Field Trip: West Commons Park Campers can start the 4th of July celebrations early! Enjoy red, white and blue games, an allAmerican cookout, and lots of patriotic crafts! MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Stars and Stripes Field Trip: West Commons Park Campers can start the 4th of July celebrations early! Enjoy red, white and blue games, an allAmerican cookout and lots of patriotic crafts! **please note this is a four-day camp week Week 6: July 6 - 10 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Color Wars Field Trip: Sky Zone Indy Have campers join in on five days of ridiculous fun! Red and green dragon teams race, cheer, and play their way to the title championship! MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Sports of all Sorts Field Trip: Sky Zone Indy Campers can try their hand at sports, both old and new, and learn about fitness and nutrition. A mini Olympics will take take place at the end of the week. Week 7: July 13 - 17 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Shark Tank Field Trip: Holliday Park Calling all creator's, build a Rube Goldberg machine with everyday items. Teams will work all week to get their project to work. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Inventors Workshop Field Trip: Holliday Park Campers will use their imagination and create crafts with recycled items found around the house. Week 8: July 20 - 24 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Celebrate Field Trip: Fishers Fuel Tank (Ice Skating) Who wouldn't like to have a party everyday? Every camp day we will work on our party theme for the afternoon. Campers will create decorations and come up with cool party themes. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Holidays Field Trip: Fishers Fuel Tank (Ice Skating) Our mini dragons will do everything from observe gardens to learn about the importance of bees, all while having fun!


GENERAL CAMP OFFERINGS Week 9: July 27 – 31 DRAGON DAY CAMP: Animal Kingdom Field Trip: Columbian Park Zoo Campers will enjoy a wonderful zoo chat experience with animals at the zoo. During this week campers will learn about animal safety and taking care of our pets at home. MINI DRAGON DAY CAMP: Born to be Wild Field Trip: Columbian Park Zoo If you camper loves animals they are in for a wild time learning all about animals. Campers will get up, close and personal with animals at the zoo.

LOOKING FOR ONE MORE WEEK? TAKE A LOOK AT OUR SPECIALTY CAMPS Week 10: August 3-7 **


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 2 June 8-12

Drawing and Painting Inspired by Nature Grades 1-6 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM $156 Half Day Pottery Inspired by Nature Grades 1-6 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

$156 Half Day

Drawing, Painting & Pottery Inspired by Nature Grades 1-6 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $300 Full Day Two half-day Art Lab camps can be taken together or all on their own. Each day will focus on a particular animal and habitat. Each morning students will create drawings and a 9” x 12” canvas paintings inspired by the animals they are learning about. At the end of the week they will have a whole gallery of artwork for their room! Spend the afternoon making animals, birdhouses and try out the pottery wheel with Mrs. Bell.

Beginning Knitting Grades: 6-8 Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM $225 Campers will learn an ancient craft by knitting a scarf--either for themselves or to give as a gift. You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and weave in ends. A field experience to an Alpaca Farm and knit shop will build upon the learning experience for the week.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 2 June 8-12

Math, Movies, Writing and Fun with Mr. Zimbelman Grades: 3-8 Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM $282 Campers will have a great time in this camp practicing math problem solving and writing at the same time! Students will watch movies throughout the week and each movie will prompt both math and writing challenges. For example, one of the movies we will watch throughout the week will be Moana. After viewing Moana, students will be led through a series of math problem solving activities as well as writing prompts that focus on problem solving and critical thinking directly related to the movie. For this particular movie, students will have to construct their own boat out of given materials and see how much weight it will hold on the open sea. The goals for the week will be to sharpen math problem solving skills, improve writing skills, see math where we normally may not see it and to have fun! Fine Motor and Social Skills Readiness Grades JK - K 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM $264 Early learning is critical to success in later grades and research shows that noticeable gaps in skills often occur before a child enters kindergarten. Campers will participate in a variety of motivating multi-sensory activities and games tailored to their developmental level and designed to enhance pre-academic skills while developing/strengthening fine motor skills, self-regulation, direction following, and social skills including turn taking, cooperation, and decision making.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 2 June 8-12

French Cuisine Grades 3 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $290 Campers will have fun while learning how to make a variety of French foods. Campers will develop or improve basic Interpersonal conversation skills in French. Language goes hand-in-hand with culture. French cooking will be used to develop not only fluency in the French language but culinary skills. This camp will be differentiated to all language proficiency levels, beginner, intermediate and advanced. Campers will enjoy a variety of activities and will bring home a dish each day. “Viens donc parler français et apprendre les petits secrets de la cuisine française avec nous! This will be a fun week full of laughter, acting, and tasting!


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 3 June 15-19

Games, Games, Games by Mr. Jeff Gramman Grades 4 – 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 What’s your camper's favorite game? Risk? Monopoly? Chess? Clue? Whatever it is, we’ll play it. Campers are encouraged to bring their favorite board game to camp, and we will explore new games and learn strategies to play our favorite games better. Don’t worry, campers will still go outside to play games we love and learn new games that require teamwork and cooperation. Finally, campers will have a tournament to find out who is the ultimate Game Master!

Sparkle and Shine Mosaic, Clay and More Grades 1-6 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM $156 Half Day Sparkle and Shine Painting and Mixed Media Grades 1-6 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $156 Half Day Sparkle and Shine Mosaic, Clay, Painting and Mixed Media Grades 1-6 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $290 Full Day Two half-day Art Lab camps can be taken together or all on their own. In the morning we’ll create 3-D art-works that shine including picture frames with glass mosaic shapes, pottery with shiny glazes, sparkly sunglasses, mobiles and more. In the afternoon campers will discuss what things really make them smile. Campers will discuss their favorite things and create collage and painted 9 x 12” canvases everyday that can be bedazzled with glitter, glitter paint, sequins, shinny gems and more.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 3 June 15-19

Jr. Robotics: Zany Zoo by Engineering for Kids Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM $156 Half Day This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, campers build a penguin, a gorilla, and much more. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer. Inventors Workshop by Engineering for Kids Ages 4.5-7 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $156 Half Day This week of fun, creativity, and of course -- engineering will allow campers to invent new machines and explore creative design solutions using the Engineering Design Process. Campers will discover how a wind-up toy works and make their own kinetic sand all while learning about famous inventors and engineers that shaped our world! WANT TO DO ENGINEERING ALL DAY? Full Day Camp will include Zany Zoo in the morning & Inventors Workshop Camp in the afternoon. Zany Zoo and Inventors Workshop Week by Engineering for Kids Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

$285 Full Day


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 3 June 15-19

Build a Better World & Brawler Bots by Engineering for Kids Ages 8-13 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $285 Build a Better World: This camp takes engineering design to the next level with an up close look at natural disasters. Engineers will work to better understand the elements at play in the world around them as they collaborate on structural challenges, system integrity, and much more. They will explore how earthquakes, landslides, floods, and more affect how buildings are designed to resist the forces of nature! Brawler Bots: In this robotics camp your engineer will work with a partner to design, adapt and program a robot to brawl it out against another team Bot vs. Bot! A few of this week’s competitions will be tug of war, a robo ninja warrior course, and of course sumo wrestling!

Handwriting Camp Grades 1-4 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM $210 Who says handwriting can’t be fun? In this engaging camp, campers will learn and practice strategies for improved legibility and efficiency when writing. Campers will build hand strength, fine motor coordination, and visual motor control through multi-sensory play with a variety of manipulatives and participation in motivating, arts and craft projects.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 4 June 22-26

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grades 1 – 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Welcome to Wizarding World of Harry Potter! This camp is for campers who love the books and/or the movies and want to be immersed in that world. During this week campers will first visit Diagon Alley to get school supplies before being sorted in to one of our four noble houses for the week. Campers will study Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology and many more subjects. Campers will also learn about other wizarding schools and how those are different from what we see in Harry Potter. Daily games of Quiddich will take place at the end of each day as well as mysteries to solve, characters to rescue and much more! Royalty Camp Grades 1 - 5 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Hear ye, Hear ye! Come one, come all! By royal command, all of the princes and princesses in the land are cordially invited to Sir Richard’s Castle to celebrate the always popular royalty camp! Spend the week delving into the world of royalty with fairy tales and the Disney princes and princesses. Enjoy tea parties, fun crafts, and spa treatments. Each day is filled with elegant adventures! Have campers enter the St. Richard’s Castle for a week of glamour, pampering, and glitz that they will not want to miss! Campers may choose to wear special attire!


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 4 June 22-26

Dragon Basketball Fundamentals Grades K – 3 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Develop or improve basic and advanced fundamental skills while playing in a fun, safe, and enriching environment. Campers will focus on the following: Good sportsmanship, Layups, Shooting, Foul Shooting, Passing, Dribbling and ball handling, Triple threat position and pivoting, Jab steps, Basic screening and cutting, Defense, Rebounding, Basic post moves, Placement on the court and game strategies and more. Campers will enjoy the summer days by playing basketball and competing with our friends. One day campers will have a special guest visit.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 6 July 6-10

Engineering the Great Outdoors Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM $156 Half Day Campers pack their bags and lace their hiking boots, because at Camp Kelvin, campers are engineering designs to help explore the great outdoors. Campers will build a shelter, design waterproof clothing, engineer their own survival pack and more! Campers will enjoy a week of fun and adventure where everyone will go home a happy camper! Code a Town Ages 4.5-7 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $156 Half Day In this camp, young engineers will be introduced to coding and civil engineering. Each day campers will learn a new code for an Ozobot. Working with a partner they will construct a small town, including stable buildings, bridges, and roads! At the end of the week campers will demonstrate their learning as they code a path for their Ozobot to “walk” through their town.

WANT TO DO ENGINEERING ALL DAY? Full Day Camp will include Engineering the Great Outdoors in the morning & Code a Town in the afternoon. Engineering the Great Outdoors and Code a Town by Engineering for Kids Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM $285 Full Day


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 6 July 6-10

Creative Game Design & 60 Seconds or Less Ages 8 - 13 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $285 Creative Game Design: In this camp engineers will have the opportunity to build their own video game. Campers will dive in and engineer their own story, characters, environments, and much more. We will introduce campers to Bloxels, a hands on game design platform. Students can build a physical image and upload it into the Bloxels app, where they can animate their creations!! Games are playable on tablets. Families will have the opportunity to gain access to the camper account after class concludes. This access will allow your engineer to continue designing at home. 60 Seconds or Less: Campers will need to channel their competitive spirit to compete in STEM based Minute to Win It style challenges. Each day, campers will design and test micro challenges as they explore energy conservation, investigate drag and trajectory, learn about the physics of flight, and more. Engineers will need to think fast, move quickly, and use what they learn each day to become STEM champs, in this camp! Art-Tastic Ages 8 - 13 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $225 If campers have a love for arts and crafts this is the week for them! Campers enjoy a fun fill week of making jewelry, creating glass mosaics, drawing and painting. It will be an art overload!


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 7 July 13-17

Gymnastics Camp Grades JK - 4 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM $190 Gymnastics is the BEST sport for developing coordination, flexibility and strength. Children love the challenge of gymnastics. Campers will explore the joy of movement. Fun activities include tumbling, springboard, low beam, gymnastics bar, and rhythmic training. Campers will develop over all fitness, poise, confidence and self discipline. Karate Dodge Ball Grades K - 8 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $190 Karate is a fun and exciting form of martial arts. Students will learn karate basics, kata and forms, self-defense, sparring and develop flexibility while gaining respect for self and others. Agility will be developed in karate dodge ball games. Flag Football Grades 2-8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Our goal is to develop or improve basic and advanced fundamental skills while playing in a fun, safe and enriching environment. Campers will learn the rules of the game. No tackling will be involved. Campers will learn about good sportsmanship, being a team player, throwing, catching, kicking, running routes with and without the ball, blocking, basic screening and cutting, defense, proper placement of oneself on the field, game strategies and more. Adventure Camp Ages: 9-13 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM $280 Campers will enjoy a great week full of fun and cool adventures! Campers will cool off outdoors at a waterpark. They will spend a day testing their courage and strength at DEFY Indy. Campers will go climbing at Hoosier Heights and work together to get out of an Escape Room and more. This will be amazing adventure-filled week!


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 8 July 20-24

Fashion Design by Mrs. Bell Grades 3 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $320 Always popular Fashion Design Camp includes a mix of new and old favorite design projects for grades 3 – 8. Fashionistas will learn a mix of sewing techniques including being able to use the sewing machine. Campers will stamp, painting and tie-dye fabrics as well as restyle and repurpose clothes they chose from Jo Ann Fabrics and The Salvation Army on a field trip. Campers will create a runway project and construct three complete fashion looks for an end of camp runway show. Dragons in Focus Grades 3 - 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Click! Join SRES counselor and photographer Madie Sciarra for a week of photo fun! Dragons in Focus will have a photography lesson and theme each day— movement, color, portrait, and more. Campers will learn basic photography skills, create a unique portfolio, and participate in a gallery showing of their work for parents and guests. Campers will also have an off-site excursion to use photography skills at Newfields. Dragons in Focus is great opportunity for campers who love to being creative, as we will use multiple forms of art throughout the week! Dragon Basketball Fundamentals Grades 4 – 8 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 Develop or improve basic and advanced fundamental skills while playing in a fun, safe, and enriching environment. Campers will focus on the following: Good sportsmanship, Layups, Shooting, Foul Shooting, Passing, Dribbling and ball handling, Triple threat position and pivoting, Jab steps, Basic screening and cutting, Defense, Rebounding, Basic post moves, Placement on the court and game strategies and more. Campers will enjoy the summer days by playing basketball and competing with our friends. One day campers will have a special guest visit.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 8 July 20-24

Blast Off! Grades K-1 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM $250 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 .... LIFT OFF!! Campers join Mrs. Read and Ms. Dippel and take a ride in cardboard creations and travel through the solar system! Campers will start out by having an astronaut training camp for a day. Campers will use walkie-talkies as they learn astronaut lingo, practice driving the Mars Rover, a remote controlled car, so they maneuver it through Mars on their very own mission, and get an official astronaut photo taken! Throughout the week, campers will venture into the International Space Station (ISS) conducting science experiments as well as spacewalks. Campers will try their hand in "microgravity" and see what it is like to fix the truss while being in full astronaut gear! It isn't as easy as it looks!! Campers will make their own rockets to blast off and learn about the different planets in the solar system. Did you know that in November of 2019, the ISS now has an oven to make cookies? Campers are going to try and make a snack using ovens developed by by them!! Join the fun and be a part of the SRES Jr. Astronaut Program!


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 9 July 27-31

Engineering and Fairy Tales Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM $156 Half Day Little engineers will explore and re-imagine popular fairy tales using logic and creativity. As campers investigate updated versions of classic stories, such as Kate & the Beanstalk and Rapunzel Needed a Haircut, children will design and build solutions to help these special characters solve problems and escape danger, becoming the true hero of the story! Junior Robotics: Mechanical Wonders Ages 4.5-7 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $156 Half Day In this robotics camp little engineers will construct unique robots! They will problem solve and work as a team to program their creations to move and make noise! Projects include a automatic spinning top, a crane, a silly robot, and much more! WANT TO DO ENGINEERING ALL DAY? Full Day Camp will include Engineering & Fairy Tales in the morning & Junior Robotics: Mechanical Wonders Camp in the afternoon. Engineering and Fairy Tales & Junior Robotics: Mechanical Wonders with Engineering for Kids Ages 4.5-7 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM $285 Full Day


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS

Week 9 July 27-31

Minecraft: Theme Park Mania & 3D Design & Printing Ages: 8-13 Time: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM $285 Minecraft: Theme Park Mania: This camp will have students build their very own Minecraft amusement parks! Campers will have to navigate a number of engineering and teamwork challenges to do so. Campers will draft blueprints and plans for their parks on paper before beginning to create it in Minecraft to make it as much like the process of designing a real amusement park as possible. 3D Design & Printing: The 3D design camp introduces engineers to CAD (computer aided design). Campers will use the program TinkerCAD to explore the fundamentals of digital design. Campers will also design an item to be printed*. In addition, campers will use 3D Doodle pens to design and create. Engineers will have a chance to build articulating figures, jewelry, and much more! *Items designed for printing will be printed off site and delivered Friday! Dragons Soccer Fundamental Skills Camp Grades 1-8 Time: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM $250 Campers develop and/or improve basic fundamental soccer skills while being in a fun, safe and enriching environment. Camp will include the following: Sportsmanship, team working & collaborating, passing, receiving a pass/trapping, shooting, dribbling, goal keeping/throwing, placement of oneself on the field and game strategies.


SPECIALTY CAMP OFFERINGS Week 9 July 27-31

Week 10 AUG 3-7

Strategy Games Camp with Learning Through Games Grades 1-8 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM $216 Do you like chess? Checkers? Risk or Stratego, Settlers of Catan? or even Bughiuse Chess? This is a camp that teach decision making and math through these great games. Outdoor and gym activities will take place on breaks. This camp is taught by the locally famous Learning through Games Group.We make strategy games FUN!

BEST OF SUMMER Grades JK-K Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Grades 1-8: Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

$250 $250

It’s the last week of summer so the campers will go out with a bang! Field trips take place every day, and campers will enjoy the amazing places the city offers! Field Trips: Sahms Park, Monon Center Water Park, Zip City Indy, Urban Air. *Please note: Aftercare will not be offered during this week.


CAMP QUESTIONS? For camp related questions about our Dragon Day Camps or Specialty Camps, please contact: Director of Extended Care and Summer Camps, Mrs. Nikeesha Pittman Contact Information: npittman@sresdragons.org; (317) 926-0425 ext. 103; (317) 646-0117 or camps@sresdragons.org