Camps

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Take a break from the ordinary and explore the Ed-traordinary! From igniting your culinary curiosities in EdVenture’s Cooking Lab to making a scientific discovery as a Bio-Investigator, to watching your favorite fairy tale characters come to life to teach you the math and science behind the story, there's endless fun for everyone at Camp EdVenture! Children ages 4-10 will experience fun-filled days bursting with educational activities and play! 

Camp EdVenture is open to the public and offers a variety of camps for campers ages 4–10. Fun, hands-on activities keep children busy, happy and learning all day long. Spaces are limited. EdVenture members receive a 15% discount for camps (applied at registration). All campers must be potty-trained (no pull-ups please).

Summer Break Camp

Summer Break Camp 2020:

Cost:

$195 per child, per week

*Specialty Camps: $265 per child, per week*

EdVenture Members receive 15% off.

Premier Members receive 20% off. 

*Camp includes complimentary early drop off beginning at 7:30am. Extended day (until 6:00pm) is available for $10 per child, per day.

To Register, Click on your desired day of camp below! 

 

Summer Break Weekly Camp Descriptions

Week 1: June 8-12

4-5 year old

Tiny Tinkers: Robots for the future
Step into the future as young learners jump into the world of robots! Our ingenious Inventors will both build and program robots. Learning coding early will set your Tiny Tinker up for future problem solving and give them the skills they need for the new decade.

6-7 years old

Cartoon Creation: The Art of Animation *
Animation Academy

Do you love making up stories? Do you dream about whimsical worlds filled with extraordinary characters? Then join us for a week of fantastic storytelling, magical sets and fun special effects. Create cool animations and learn how to make your own character designs move. We will also have fun with stop motion software exploring how to add special backgrounds and multimedia effects to our animations.

6- 7 year old

Exotic Ecosystems
Prepare to travel around the world as we visit different ecosystems and learn about the plants and animals that live there. From the desert to the arctic, we will discover the wonders of these environments with hands-on experiments and projects.

8-10 year old

Cooking Camp: Navigating New York *
New York is more than just a Big Apple! New York state is mostly beautiful farmland full of dairies and orchards. The cabbage capital of America is chopped full of delectable dishes from throughout the world. At the United Nations, in Manhattan, representatives meet from over 193 nations – whose cuisines you can also find on every corner! This class will journey through a New York world of new flavors and new experiences.


*Specialty Camps

Week 2: June 15-19

4-5 year old

Budding Artists
Young artists will discover all the wonders of the artistic world. From visual art to music and performance, we will take a vibrant journey through creative expression!

6-7 year old

Cooking Camp: Savoring the Southeast *
Cakes, pies, and surprising things fried, the south is big on hospitality, and even bigger on flavor! This class will explore the rich history of the region’s culinary past from soul food to creole, seafood to sweets!

6- 7 year old

Page to Stage Theatre Company
This week we will explore all the elements of theatre. From creating your own scripts, to costume design and acting, you’ll discover the magic of the stage! Each camp will end in a final performance unique to that week’s cast.

8-10 years old

Robo-tastic! *
It’s time for super charged robotics games. Are you ready for some crazy fun tech challenges? Mindstorm robot wrestling, Ozobot Evo bowling tournament, Wonder Dash obstacle course and Micro:Maqueen car racing. Build, program, test, improve, compete and then repeat. Sounds good? Join us!


*Specialty Camps

Week 3: June 22-26

4-5 year old

Cooking Camp: Cruising through the Pacific Coast *
Grab your friends and a fork and let us take a journey from the Bay Area to Baja, The Central Valley to the Sands of Hawaii. The islands and coast of the Pacific have some of the most delicious and unique flavors to offer in America! From the first California roll to the first tacos, the Pacific coast is the gem of the west!

6- 7 year old

Master Artists
Prepare your imaginations as we discover the colorful world of art. Each day we will explore a different medium and create our own artistic masterpieces to take home.

6-7 year old

Plan, Build, Improve
Put your problem-solving hat on! We are about to enter the world of engineering, where we will discover that things aren’t always as simple as they seem. From designing earthquake proof buildings to crash testing cars, campers will learn through trial and error how to overcome the obstacles before them.

8-10 years old

Secret Agent Academy
Do you love solving mysteries? Do you fantasize about saving the world? Are you hungry for thrilling adventures and mind-boggling challenges? Then join us for a week of fun escape type activities where you can test your brain power and agility skills. You also get to build cool spy gadgets to take home!


*Specialty Camps

Week 4: June 29-July 3

4-5 year old

Make It and Take It
Using stories as inspiration, our youngest learners will dive into making by designing aliens, dinosaurs, castles and more. Campers will use a variety of materials like Perler Beads, noodles and recycled objects. They will also have the chance to try different types of making like origami, clay sculpture, and mechanical engineering.

6-7 year old

Cooking Camp: Savoring the Southeast *
Cakes, pies, and surprising things fried, the south is big on hospitality, and even bigger on flavor! This class will explore the rich history of the region’s culinary past from soul food to creole, seafood to sweets!

6-7 year old

Master Disaster
Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornados Oh My! It’s a Disaster! Become a Storm Chaser for a week as we dive into the science behind Earth’s most dangerous and crazy phenomena. As Meteorologists we will conduct experiments on these big storms and learn from the ground up what causes these mighty disasters. Become a Master of Disasters as we head into the eye of the storm.

8-10 years old

Imagination to Creation: The Art of 3D Printing *
Learn how to design 3D objects using Tinkercad then see your creations materialize with our latest 3D printers. Imagine it, model it, code it and then print it. There’s nothing more satisfying then seeing your idea take shape.


*Specialty Camps

Week 5: July 6-10

4-5 year old

Superhero Camp
Pow, Boom, Wow! Campers will become crime fighting superheroes, learning what it takes to save the day in their community. In addition, campers will create their own superhero costumes, write their own comic and test their super skills. In addition, a superhero might just stop by to congratulate them on their hard work.

6-7 years old

Radical Robots *
Come have fun with the coolest robots around! Every day we will explore a different robot and learn how to operate, program and have fun with different technologies. From Dash to Botley, from Ozobot to Lego Mindstorm let the robotics extravaganza begin!

6-7 year old

Page to Stage Theatre Company
This week we will explore all the elements of theatre. From creating your own scripts, to costume design and acting, you’ll discover the magic of the stage! Each camp will end in a final performance unique to that week’s cast.

8-10 year old

Cooking Camp: Navigating New York * New York is more than just a Big Apple! New York state is mostly beautiful farmland full of dairies and orchards. The cabbage capital of America is chopped full of delectable dishes from throughout the world. At the United Nations, in Manhattan, representatives meet from over 193 nations – whose cuisines you can also find on every corner! This class will journey through a New York world of new flavors and new experiences.


*Specialty Camps

Week 6: July 13-17

4-5 year old

Vroom, Vroom, Beep Beep
Cars, boats, and planes: what do they all have in common? Someone designed these mechanical marvels. During this week, campers will design vehicles that move using recycled materials and begin to understand how their larger counterparts function. Join us as our speeding, floating, and flying innovations race across the finish line!

6-7 year old

Cooking Camp: Savoring the Southeast *
Cakes, pies, and surprising things fried, the south is big on hospitality, and even bigger on flavor! This class will explore the rich history of the region’s culinary past from soul food to creole, seafood to sweets!

6-7 year old

Ed-lympics: Go for the Gold!
Run, jump, and bounce your way through EdVenture’s toughest competitions. What does it take to win the gold? Our young athletes will join the team to understand the physical and mental training, science behind nutrition, and recovery techniques professional athletes endure. Become a sports scientist as we conduct experiments to see what makes a true Ed-lympian.

8-10 year old

Drum Camp *
Do you like to march to the beat of your own drum? Then this is the camp for you! This week we will explore radical rhythms and percussion in our introduction to drumming. Each student will have access to a wide variety of percussion instruments to play while in class. They will work together to compose music, learn various songs, and create their own percussive masterpieces! A performance will take place at the end of the week. Get ready to have fun, get hands-on, and make some noise in our delightful drumming camp!


*Specialty Camps

Week 7: July 20-24

4-5 year old

Cooking Camp: Cruising through the Pacific Coast *
Grab your friends and a fork and let us take a journey from the Bay Area to Baja, The Central Valley to the Sands of Hawaii. The islands and coast of the Pacific have some of the most delicious and unique flavors to offer in America! From the first California roll to the first tacos, the Pacific coast is the gem of the west!

6-7 years old

Radical Robots *
Come have fun with the coolest robots around! Every day we will explore a different robot and learn how to operate, program and have fun with different technologies. From Dash to Botley, from Ozobot to Lego Mindstorm let the robotics extravaganza begin!

6- 7 year old

Master Artists
Prepare your imaginations as we discover the colorful world of art. Each day we will explore a different medium and create our own artistic masterpieces to take home.

8-10 year old

Camp Lab Coat!
Don your lab coats as we set off on a week of discovery. Our young scientists will develop scientific skills by using real lab equipment to concoct potions and explosions galore. Join our “senior” scientist as we learn about the famous scientists who paved the way for knowledge and developed the cool and wacky science we know.


*Specialty Camps

Week 8: July 27-31

4-5 year old

Sensational Habitats
Have you ever wanted to waddle like a penguin, fly like a parrot, and swim like a shark? Then this is the camp for you! Join us as we visit different habitats and learn about the plants and animals that live there.

6-7 year old

Cooking Camp: Savoring the Southeast *
Cakes, pies, and surprising things fried, the south is big on hospitality, and even bigger on flavor! This class will explore the rich history of the region’s culinary past from soul food to creole, seafood to sweets!

6-7 year old

Ed-lympics: Go for the Gold!
Run, jump, and bounce your way through EdVenture’s toughest competitions. What does it take to win the gold? Our young athletes will join the team to understand the physical and mental training, science behind nutrition, and recovery techniques professional athletes endure. Become a sports scientist as we conduct experiments to see what makes a true Ed-lympian.

8-10 year old

Circus Camp *
Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Run to EdVenture and spend a week exploring the adventurous world of circus arts. Campers will learn skills such as juggling, acrobalance, and flow arts. These skills improve coordination, encourage teamwork, and help develop physical and mental aptitude. Prepare to smile and clown around!


*Specialty Camps

Week 9: August 3-7

4-5-year old

Storybook Science
Embark on a quest of science, technology, engineering, and math hidden in the pages of your favorite children’s books in this wacky combination of fairytales and STEM. Stories come alive as characters lead the way through hands-on experiments to explain the science behind these fanciful tales. Using art and science, a magical world awaits our young storytellers.

6-7 years old

Coding Bootcamp *
Coding is always fun at EdVenture. Learn how to code simple video games with Kodu, design your own animated story with Scratch, and program cool tech gadgets with Microbit. Kids will also master engineering skills by designing and building their own smashing electronic contraptions.

6- 7 year old

Trash to Treasure
In this camp we will reuse and repurpose materials to make everything from toys to bags to games! Get ready to turn everyday items into something amazing!

8-10 year old

Cooking Camp: Navigating New York *
New York is more than just a Big Apple! New York state is mostly beautiful farmland full of dairies and orchards. The cabbage capital of America is chopped full of delectable dishes from throughout the world. At the United Nations, in Manhattan, representatives meet from over 193 nations – whose cuisines you can also find on every corner! This class will journey through a New York world of new flavors and new experiences.


*Specialty Camps

General Information

General Information:

Drop Off/Pick Up/ Extended Day

Complimentary drop off is 7:30am daily. Campers accompanied by a parent/guardian should be dropped off using the front entrance of the museum. Pick-up is at 3pm (with proper ID). Extended day services are available from 3-6pm for an additional $10 per camper per day. Extended day pick up is at 6pm (with proper ID).

Food/Snack

For Spring Break Camp: Please provide a nut-free and non-perishable lunch and morning snack. We will provide an afternoon snack.


For Summer Break Camp: Please provide a nut-free and non-perishable morning snack. We will provide a nut-free and non-perishable lunch and afternoon snack.

Vaccination Policy

EdVenture supports the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics in protecting all children who attend camp at EdVenture from vaccine preventable diseases.

Clothing

All registered summer campers will receive a Camp EdVenture t-shirt. Summer campers are required to wear their camp t-shirt daily. Additional shirts are available for purchase.

Valuables

We encourage campers to leave valuables (including all electronic devices) at home. Camp EdVenture will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items. If a camper does misplace any items during Camp, items will be placed in the lost and found at the Welcome Desk. We encourage parents/guardians to write the camper’s initials on jackets, backpacks and lunch boxes.

Camp Confirmation

You will receive an email confirmation upon completion of your online registration. Your confirmation email will include your confirmation number and information about Camp EdVenture.

Questions?

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