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Summer “STEAM” Camps

GENERAL INFORMATION
Campers must be of the grade specified for each program by **September 2020.**
Full payment must be paid by June 1.
Registration made after June 1 must be paid in full at the time of registration.
Wait-listed students will be contacted if availability occurs.
Full refund, minus a $50 registration fee, will be given if withdrawn from camp session(s) by June1.
Refunds will not be given after June 1.


Preschool 3 & 4

STEAMY Summer Adventures: Around the World.
Join us for an exciting summer as we investigate God’s world through hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math activities designed to nurture curiosity and creativity in our youngest campers.  Cooking, crafts, experiments, music and creative play will delight and inspire! (Registration closes 1 week before each session  begins. Campers must be fully potty trained.)

Each session meets Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM:

Week 1 (June 15-19): Germany
Week 2 (June 22-26): Mexico
Week 3 (July 6-10): Africa
Week 4 (July 13-17): Japan
Week 5 (July 20-24): France

5% DISCOUNT ALL 5 WEEKS, ALL 5 DAYS: $831.25
INDIVIDUAL WEEK SESSIONS
M-F:  $175  (optional Stay and Play: $65)
MWF:  $115 (optional Stay and Play: $40)
TTH:  $78 (optional Stay and Play: $27)
Stay and Play single session: $13.50


Kindergarten-Grade 3

M-F, MWF or TTH, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Registration closes 1 week before each session begins.
Minimum campers: 10

Week 1 (June 15-19): Sensational Science: This week we will investigate and explore nature and make some crazy concoctions!

Week 2 (June 22-26): Technology and Engineering: This week we will plan and make some incredible inventions!

Week 3 (July 6-10) Art Antics: This week we investigate art in various forms, and make our own masterpieces!

Week 4 (July 13-17) Games Galore: This week we will explore math through games galore: board games, card games, sports and more!

Week 5 (July 20-24) Capturing Creativity: This week we will cook, craft and create to our heart’s delight!

5% DISCOUNT ALL 5 WEEKS, ALL 5 DAYS: $831.25
INDIVIDUAL WEEK SESSIONS
M-F:  $175  (optional Stay and Play: $65)
MWF:  $115 (optional Stay and Play: $40)
TTH:  $78 (optional Stay and Play: $27)
Stay and Play single session: $13.50


Grades 4 & 5 –  New offerings, by popular demand!

Minimum: 10, Maximum: 16
9 am-1 pm. M-F  (Register by May 1)

For our older campers we combine STEAM in ways that go beyond simple investigations and experiments. 

Week 1 (June 15-19):   STEAM in the Sky:  Campers will  learn some basics of Drone flight, develop flying skills and learn basic coding. Campers will use these skills to design and build a drone race course to compete against each other.  Led by Mr. Chip Finck,Technology Educator at New Trier High School.  

Week 2 (June 22-26): STEAM on the Ground:  Create a BOT! Campers will engage in engineering, problem-solving and creativity as they explore robotics and bring their creations to life.   Led by Mr. Perry Schroeder, CHA Master teacher.  

Week 3 (July 6-10): STEAM in 3D:  Art and computer skills come together as campers learn to design and create a computerized 3D model of their own toy from start to finish using Blender 3D modeling software.  Campers will print their 3D toy to decorate and take home! Led by Ms. Elena Severson, Digital Entertainment Tech major at Abilene Christian University. 

Week 4 (July 13-17):  STEAM in the Lab:  Explore the sweeter side of chemistry as campers learn about candy-making and the chemistry involved as well as a little Chicago candy history. Students will create, taste and take several different types of candy and investigate the processes that make the texture, taste and sweetness of candy. Led by CHA upper school teacher, Mrs. Wendy Skotnikov.

Week 5 (July 20-24): STEAM in the Kitchen:  The ultimate STEAM experience as campers find out that there is more to do with food than just eat it!  Cooking, crafting, creating, and yes…eating will make this a popular week! Led by Mrs. Kathy Severson,  Director of Early Education, and passionate home chef!

5% DISCOUNT ALL 5 WEEKS, ALL 5 DAYS: $950
INDIVIDUAL WEEK SESSIONS, M-F: $200
M-F optional Stay and Play: $65
MWF optional Stay and Play: $40
TTH optional Stay and Play: $27
Stay and Play single session: $13.50

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