Clubs & Camps

Clubs & Camps

Design-Make-Play Innovation Camp

Turn your child’s boring days off from school into an exciting educational adventure by signing them up for any of our fun-filled day or week-long camps. Design Make Play Innovation Camps are designed to explore concepts in science, technology, engineering and math, build problem solving and communication skills and inspire the next generation of innovators. Each camp includes interactive activities, exhibit exploration, a student certificate of completion and a free 6-month student membership.

Please note: No refunds will be granted for absenteeism. All campers are required to attend their registered camp dates. No exceptions will be made for vacation travels. Please plan accordingly.

 

Day Camps 

 

Animation

animation
Grades 3 – 5
April 10 and 11, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Participants will learn how to create stop motion animation clips. They’ll also learn the process of storyboarding and how to design their own paper puppet characters and backdrops which will be used in their animation. Students will also have the opportunity to take their animation clips home to share with their friends and family!

Fee: $170 per participant, $150 per member

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Size Wise

size-wiseGrades 5 – 6
April 13, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
How do movies like The Lord of the Rings make some characters look very tall, while other characters seem to be “hobbit-sized”? In this camp, students will use mathematical concepts like ratios and proportions to explore how trick photography can make special effects come to life. Using NYSCI’s Size Wise app, students will have the opportunity to take on the role of director and create their own special effect digital scenes.

Fee: $85 per participant, $75 per member

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Week Camps

Science of Sports 101

science-of-sports101Grades 1 – 2
July 17 – 21, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Students will investigate the scientific principles behind their favorite sports. They’ll examine the secrets of protective gear by deconstructing various sports equipment, analyze the physical components of balls, and experiment with balance and muscle memory to help them perform at their best when playing various sports. Students will exercise their brain and body with game play featuring soccer, volleyball and kickball.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member

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Science of Sports 102

science-of-sports102Grades 1 – 2
July 24 – 28, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Participants will explore angles and lines as they play mini golf and design their own mini golf hole to challenge their teammates. They’ll also investigate the forces acting upon a ball when it flies through the air and learn the best techniques for throwing a football, baseball and Frisbee to overcome those forces. Game play for this camp will feature ultimate Frisbee, flag football and softball. This camp is appropriate for both new and returning students from Science of Sports 101.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member

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Robotics

roboticsGrades 3 – 4
July 31 – August 4, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Grades 5 – 6
August 7 – 11, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Students will learn engineering basics and how to design, construct and program using creativity, logic and problem solving skills. Through a series of fun challenges, students will work in teams to command their robot to move, react and make sounds using motors and sensors. On the last day of camp, students will have the opportunity to showcase their programming skills in a robotics challenge.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member

Register: July 31 – Aug 4 Register: Aug 7 – 11

 

 

Refund Policy:
No refunds granted for absenteeism. All campers are required to attend their registered camp dates. No exceptions will be made for vacation travels. Please plan accordingly.

 

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