Monthly Archives: May 2016

Suffolk Public Schools CTE Enrichment Camps

Suffolk Public Schools is sponsoring two CTE Enrichment Camps this summer.  See below for descriptions and application.

Building with STEM Structures

July 11-14, 2016                  

 Registration Fee:  $100.00

Students will bridge science, technology, engineering, and math by building various types of structures. Through hands-on activities and team work, students will build different structures to learn about forces, materials, equilibrium, design processes, construction, historical perspectives, structural engineering, technological design and geometry. Some structures will be tested for destruction for observation and analysis of tension, compression, and shear.  Limited to 20 students (Current 5th-8th graders)

Get a Grip on STEM with Robotics

August 1-4, 2016

 Registration Fee:  $150.00

Students will build a robotic arm (theirs to keep) and bring science, technology, engineering, and math to life.  Through hands-on activities and team work, students will create and operate robotic arms to get a grip on hydraulics, Simple machines, robotics, team work, physics, engineering, Cartesian coordinate systems, basic programming, and more. Limited to 16 students (Current 5th-8th graders)

Application:  STEM Camp Flyer 2016

ODU Big Blue Summer Camp 2016

The Big Blue Summer Camp is an 8-week day camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 and is an American Camp Association® accredited camp. Big Blue Summer Camp focuses on helping campers develop friendship skills, independence, teamwork, family citizenship, competence, interest in exploration, responsibility, affinity for nature and confidence in problem solving. Every week campers will participate in the following activities: swimming, rock-wall, arts & crafts, and general fun & games. Some weeks will include a field trip to some local attractions. See the link below for more information.

Hampton University Summer Programs 2016

Hampton University is the setting for over 21 special programs during the summer. These programs provide valuable enrichment and academic opportunities for participants of all ages. Some programs are day camps and other are residential.  A fee may be required for some programs.  Please see the link below for more information about each program.

Camp Invention

Camp Invention is  summer enrichment day experience designed for children entering grades one through six. Free to schools and organizations that host our program nationwide, Camp Invention features collaborative learning opportunities led by local teachers in a safe environment. Year after year, they offer innovative curricula that align with state and national education standards and meet our own rigorous testing requirements. They strive to enhance each child’s ability to learn through teamwork and subject immersion while providing exciting challenges and cultivating a new appreciation for discovery. See link below.