Option AST 14 Ages 5-7 An exciting Science and Art adventure!
We will learn about the art and science of cooking as we mix, measure, make and bake.
For lots more detail, read the Parent Letter! Your child will be excited to get to eat the food they make each day!
Science: The fun doesn't stop there! They will get to learn the Science behind their cooking as they look at the yeast under a microscope, learn why fruits turn brown, and explore the fizzling properties of baking soda and vinegar! We will make yeast rolls, Ice Cream, Sun Tea, our own vinegar, cookies, and more.
Arts and Crafts: The creative craft activities will include making objects that can be worn or displayed out of many different materials. Activities include clay sculptures of fruit in a bowl, stained glass pictures, seed and bean pictures and lots more.
Art will also involve vegetable print making, drawing and painting fruits and vegetables, and making wacky fruit and vegetable sculptures and more.
Come with us on an adventure through time as we dig up the past in Machines, Mummies and More! In this exciting camp we will explore science, art and technology. Please view our Parent Letter.
In our Science explorations, we will:
-learn about geology and earth science like plate tectonics, volcanoes, erosion and soil science!
-discover how we learn about people of the past by studying what they leave behind using archeological science to participate in an excavation!
-use experimental archeology to create our own mummies, pottery and even mint our own coins!
In our amazing Art extravaganza, we will explore our artistic talents by creating our own cave paintings, decorate a pyramid and create a mosaic!
With our Technology portion, we will concentrate on animals that have survived through evolutionary changes.
We will use LEGO WeDo Robot builds, as we explore gear functions, simple and motorized machines and programming of animals such as the “Elephant” and the “Ostrich”. We will incorporate gears and hubs to program them to walk!
Option AST 16 Ages 8-11 An exciting Sewing, Art and Science adventure!
Exciting new camp for girls only!.
Get together with your best friends and have a great week of fun, creativity and learning. They will be excited to show you what they created each day. You will be amazed! Please view our parent letter for more information!
Art and Design: This camp will be a fun and exciting introduction to Sewing, Art and Design. It takes skill and imagination to create your own fashion, design and Art. We will incorporate Upcycling into our designs! We will create our own paracord bracelet, sew and fill our own survival kit. Click here to see a video of activities for the Art and Design portion of our camp.
Science: In our Science of Survival (SOS!) portion of the camp we will make our own flashlights, learn how to read a compass, and set a course. Students will learn about and view bacteria and water born pathogens and how to avoid their side effects in water. Students will learn to tie knots and use them to create a basic shelter to protect us from heat and cold! How about learning 20 cool survival uses of duct tape, then making a few of our own? Wait until you see the take home SOS kit kids create as they learn about how to use each part. Kit will include a whistle and the Paracord holder, a compass, signal mirror and more! We will also create a Solar oven and make our own so'mores.