Weekly Specialty Camps

Each summer the Department of Community Programs strives to put together a robust schedule of specialty camps. These camps all run by the week and typically run Monday through Friday, reserving Friday as a raindate in the event the camp is held outside. Offerings include STEAM, Art, Fashion, Pony, Sports, Golf, Drones and more! These specialty camps are all run through third party contractors. If you are interested in offering a program with the Department of Community Programs, please email David Guida

Times

  • All AM CAMPS run from 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • All PM CAMPS run from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: All Specialty Camps are held at Cornog Field House  

June 20 – June 24

A: AM CAMP "Making Summer Memories" 

Keep the learning going throughout the summer while having fun with some of our most popular programs! Including our S.T.E.A.M. based classes such as Science Exploration Robotics, Engineering, Mosaic Storytelling & Art and much more!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Kiddies Kaleidoscope

Cost: $209


 

B: PM CAMP: NASA: The Academy of Future Space Explorers

Blast your way into rocket science! Learn about Space travel; build your own rocket made of recycled materials. Investigate anti-gravity and Newtons Laws of Motion first-hand. Learn about propulsion with air propelled miniature rockets. Make your own comet and create bubbling potions with Dry Ice. Learn about parachutes, streamers, helicopters, and other types of recovery systems in this fun-filled day. Demonstrate the rocket principles that you have learned all week with a launching finale!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost: $245

 

 

June 27 – July 1

C: AM CAMP: Fashion Workshop: Exploring Japan week project

Designing the Japanese Kimono top or dress and accessories. 
 Calling all fashion designers! Do you have a passion for fashion? With the help of Fashion First Workshops, the student designers will create the all new design the Kimono top or dress and accessories. The top/dress and accessories that we create will never go out of style. They are perfect for the hot summer months.
 At the beginning of class, each designer will get to select their own fabric. You will start with sketching and rendering your design. Measuring, pinning and cutting out your design. Know how to use a sewing machine? Great! Otherwise we will teach you. 
The class fee includes all fabric, trims, notions and use of the sewing machines. If you have your own machine and want to bring it to class and use it that’s great, please do! Sew your garment together then fit the design to work for you, lastly finish the design. At the end of the classes we will hold a virtual fashion show to share with your family. 
So come join us for this fashionable class experience on Tuesdays with Fashion First Workshops! We’re always busy learning, having fun and meeting new friends at a distance.
The design options are endless and dependent on your skills you can add details onto your design! 
Social distancing will be followed throughout the sessions to keep us all safe. Face masks are mandatory. Supplies will be passed out and used solely by the individual designer.
Summit Rec and the CDC guidelines will be followed

Grades entering September of 2022: 2-5

Provider: Fashion First Workshops

Cost: $335


 

D: PM CAMP: Hobby Quest’s Magic Wonders

Do you love Magic? Have you ever wanted to learn how it's done? This is your big chance! Learn how magicians perform jaw-dropping tricks and keep their audiences guessing! Thrill them even more, when you learn street magic tricks that will baffle everyone. Learn important performance and story-telling skills, and then, share your new skills with family, in a real magic show at your school! Keep all your tricks for even more fun at home!  It’s Magical! Learn it! Perform it! Keep it!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Hobby Quest

Cost: $275

 

 

July 11 – July 15

E: AM CAMP: Wonderful Wizards

Enter the world of wizards and witches in Snapology's Wizarding program, inspired by Harry
 Potter and other amazing wizards. In this program, your child will be inundated by magical places like Hogwarts, by creating castles and undergoing a special ceremony where they are sorted and use their own imagination to create secret rooms and a coat of arms! This class will spark their imaginations and encourage creative reasoning in new ways, allowing them to build amazing things they have only dreamed of before! They’ll enjoy themselves so much, you might think we have them under a spell!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Snapology

Cost: $251

 


F: PM CAMP: SUMMER ART WORKSHOP - HOUSEHOLD PETS

Our students will be elated as we celebrate our cuddly friends in the new Household Pets workshop. We’ll get our feet wet on the first day of class as we draw a stylized aquarium graphic. The second day of class will be a colorful one as we learn to draw a detailed birdcage. The following day, we will explore the playful side of our animal friends in amusing cartoon images. The fourth day of class will see more realistic renderings of various household pets. And on the last day of class, we will create a wonderful pet-inspired, pastel illustration. Enroll today!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Young Rembrandts

Cost: $161

 

 

July 18 – July 22

G: AM CAMP: Rocket Building

Blast your way into rocket science! Learn about Space travel; build your own rocket made of recycled materials. Investigate anti-gravity and Newtons Laws of Motion first-hand. Learn about propulsion with air propelled miniature rockets. Make your own comet and create bubbling potions with Dry Ice. Learn about parachutes, streamers, helicopters, and other types of recovery systems in this fun-filled day. Demonstrate the rocket principles that you have learned all week with a launching finale!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost:  $275

 

H: PM CAMP Fashion Week: The Kentucky Derby project

Designing the Flowing Derby inspired dress and hat!
 Calling all fashion designers! Do you have a passion for fashion? With the help of Fashion First Workshops, the student designers will create the all new design the Flowing Derby inspired dress and hat! You’ll be able to wear he dress and accessories that we create all Summer long!
 At the beginning of class, each designer will get to select their own fabric. You will start with sketching and rendering your design. Measuring, pinning and cutting out your design. Know how to use a sewing machine? Great! Otherwise we will teach you. 
The class fee includes all fabric, trims, notions and use of the sewing machines. If you have your own machine and want to bring it to class and use it that’s great, please do! Sew your garment together then fit the design to work for you, lastly finish the design. At the end of the classes we will hold a virtual fashion show to share with your family. 
So come join us for this fashionable class experience on Tuesdays with Fashion First Workshops! We’re always busy learning, having fun and meeting new friends at a distance.
The design options are endless and dependent on your skills you can add details onto your design! 
Social distancing will be followed throughout the sessions to keep us all safe. Face masks are mandatory. Supplies will be passed out and used solely by the individual designer.
Summit Rec and the CDC guidelines will be followed. 

Grades entering September of 2022: 2-8

Provider:  Fashion First Workshops

Cost:  $335

 


July 25 – July 29

I: AM CAMP: Animation Studio

Who doesn't love an action-packed animation movie that brings our favorite toys to life? In Snapology's Animation Studio program, students get to do more than just enjoy those movies; they get to create them! In this technical program, children will work in teams to learn the fundamentals of stop motion animation and develop their animated movie starring some of their favorite LEGO® mini-figures! Students will go through the entire movie-making process with their filming partner, from plot development and set design to detailed visual and audio editing. The best part, their movie will move beyond the classroom and be uploaded to Snapology's YouTube channel so they can share their film with friends and family for years to come!  

Grades entering September of 2022: 2-7

Provider: Snapology

Cost: $251

 

J: PM CAMP: Sticky Science 

Ever wonder how many metal washer can stick to duck tape? No...well you should :) In this very sticky 3 day camp we will explore the crazy properties of tape, glue, molasses, corn syrup and more. Here at Mad Science we love competitions, so once you have learned their properties get ready for the stickiest competition ever! Dive into the world of chemistry to create sticky concoctions and maybe even learn how to make an edible one - your very own Cotton Candy!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost:  $245

 

 

August 1 – August 5

K: AM CAMP: Game Bots

Calling all gamers! Have a blast creating robotic games each week while learning about robotics. Students will learn about gear ratio, sensors, programming, and pulleys as they create fun to play games. Whether creating a robotic hockey player, pinball machine, or a ring toss, your child is sure to have fun building, learning, and playing.

Grades entering September of 2022: 4-6

Provider: Snapology

Cost: $251

 

 

L: PM CAMP: Crayola World

Crayola® World of Design is a summer camp that takes kids on a journey to the edges of their imagination – and beyond! They learn about Mars, the rainforest, and cities of the future, and get engaged in the creative design process to solve real-world problems. Each camp day focuses on a specific field of design, and our young architects, illustrators and graphic designers develop their ideas from concept, to sketch, to finished product. They bring their concepts to life by experimenting with Crayola® products, and exploring art techniques like sculpting, storyboarding, mixed media, and collage. Combining art, design, fun active games and inspiring themes from around the world, this camp is designed to inspire!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost: $245

 


August 8 – August 12

M: AM CAMP: Airplane Exploration

Would you love to build your very own model airplane, and then actually fly it? The science of flying is made simple and enjoyable when you take this new class and become a Hobby Quest Airplane – Specialist. In this STEM program, you will build and actually fly our all-new, high-soaring models. How far will yours go? How high will it climb? Why does it fly? Summer is the perfect time for even more flying fun-and you’ll learn a great deal too! Attention: Airplane – Specialists- your new flight plan is confirmed!  It’s STEM! Build it! Fly it! Keep it!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-5

Provider: Hobby Quest

Cost: $275

 


N: PM CAMP: Fashion Week: Exploring India recreate the Harem Bottom

Exploring India project Harem Pants and accessories 
 Designing the India project Harem Pants and accessories. 
 Calling all fashion designers! Do you have a passion for fashion? With the help of Fashion First Workshops, the student designers will create the all new design the Harem pants. The pants and accessories that we create will never go out of style. They are perfect for the hot summer months.
 At the beginning of class, each designer will get to select their own fabric. You will start with sketching and rendering your design. Measuring, pinning and cutting out your design. Know how to use a sewing machine? Great! Otherwise we will teach you. 
The class fee includes all fabric, trims, notions and use of the sewing machines. If you have your own machine and want to bring it to class and use it that’s great, please do! Sew your garment together then fit the design to work for you, lastly finish the design. At the end of the classes we will hold a virtual fashion show to share with your family. 
So come join us for this fashionable class experience on Tuesdays with Fashion First Workshops! We’re always busy learning, having fun and meeting new friends at a distance.
The design options are endless and dependent on your skills you can add details onto your design! 
Social distancing will be followed throughout the sessions to keep us all safe. Face masks are mandatory. Supplies will be passed out and used solely by the individual designer.
Summit Rec and the CDC guidelines will be followed. 


Grades entering September of 2022: 6-12

Provider: Fashion First Workshops

Cost: $335

 

 

 

August 15 – August 19

O: AM CAMP: Digital Photographer & Videographer Camp

This camp will introduce participants to the art and the process of digital photography and filmmaking. They will be able to explore the outdoors to develop their ideas exercising their creativity while learning the required skills and basic production concepts to make a short movie from start to finish including: writing a script, drawing storyboards, basic cinematography, shooting scenes, editing and adding sound effects. Campers will have the opportunity to use both indoor and outdoor locations. At the end of the week, each student will have completed the production of a short movie about a subject of their own choosing.

Grades entering September of 2022: 4-6

Provider: Built By Me

Cost: $317

 

 

P: PM CAMP: Red Hot Robotics

Join us for a week of fun with amazing robots! Learn about the uses of robots in our world and spend time experimenting with your very own super cool robot! Experiment with sound sensing robots, line-tracking robots, amphibious robots and robots that can even play soccer! Discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them. Use your skills to build your very own working robot to take home with you! Join us for the afternoon for a wacky adventure with electrifying science! Learn about conducts, magnets and watts!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost: $281

 

 

August 22 – August 26

Q: AM CAMP: Teen Empowerment Series

  • This session will include a variety of different workshops including:
  • How To Be An Effective Communicator
  • The Ultimate Goal Setting Workshop: How To Achieve Your Goals
  • How To Be A Fearless Leader
  • Stress Management 101 How To Stress-Less
  • How To Achieve School Success
  • How To Improve Your Body Language
  • How To Achieve and Keep A Positive Outlook in Life
  • How To Stand Up For Yourself In Any Situation

Grades entering September of 2022: 4-8

Provider: Teen Tell All

Cost: $197

 


R: PM CAMP: "Making Summer Memories" 

Keep the learning going throughout the summer while having fun with some of our most popular programs! Including our S.T.E.A.M. based classes such as Science Exploration Robotics, Engineering, Mosaic Storytelling & Art and much more!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Kiddies Kalediscope 

Cost: $209 

 

 

August 29 – September 2

S: AM CAMP: Movie Favorites 

Few animated characters are as beloved as our favorite group of toys from Toy Story™, the
 animals who prowl the savannah in Lion King™, or the colorful Trolls in the movie, Trolls™. This Snapology program will give your student an opportunity to bring their favorite animated movie characters to LEGO life!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Snapology

Cost: $251

 


T: PM CAMP: Slime Adventures 

What is slime? Where does it come from? How do you make it? Join us for a week full of crazy slippery slimy adventures. Learn about the science behind polymers such as slime, silly putty, bounce balls and more. Explore what other polymers are there and what can we do with them during our daily lives. Investigate the properties of balloons and even have a water balloon fight! Slime Olympics are in order so join us as a participant in this very important competition!

Grades entering September of 2022: 1-6

Provider: Mad Science

Cost: $245