Animals + Anatomy (ages 6 - 10) - Class is Full
June 18 - 22 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

This class is for kids who want to learn about the animal world and anatomy, close up. Through a variety of activities, kids will learn about different animal classification and characteristics. They will also explore different body systems, including the brain, nervous systems, respiratory and circulatory systems. Each day will include a hands-on dissection experience. 

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Explore Maker City  and Animals + Anatomy. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Explore Maker city (ages 8+)
June 18 - 22 / 9:00AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to make the most of your time in Maker City. We'll explore each of the major making stations so you'll gain the skills to become more independent with laser cutting, 3D Printing, Sewing, Electronics, Woodworking and more!  Whether you are just beginning or need to update your skills, this camp will familiarize you with all the computer software and equipment available in Maker City. 
 
*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Explore Maker City  and Animals + Anatomy. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Run the NewsRoom (Ages 8+)
June 25 - 29 / 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Young journalists will go behind the scenes with our partners at WHSV-TV 3 to learn what it takes to research, write, film, produce and anchor a news story. From weather to sports to breaking news, participants will explore this fascinating career first-hand and have an opportunity to create their own original features! Don't miss this one-of-a-kind real world experience.

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Run the Newsroom  and Stop Motion Movie Making. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Jedi Training  (ages 6 - 10) - Class is Full
July 9 - 13 / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ready to channel the force and use it for good? Young Padawans will begin Jedi training and explore the real world science behind the mythical world of Star Wars. Make a light saber, build a pod racer, or engineer a model robot to master focus, bravery, quick thinking and kindness necessary be dubbed a Jedi Master!

*Stay all day...Combine Jedi Training and Lego We-Do.
Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Escape Room Design (Ages 8+) - Class is Full
July 9 - 13 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Kids in this camp will use math, logic, storytelling and research skills as they work to put together a series of puzzles, codes, and problems for an escape room. Each child will invite a parent, grandparent or other adult friend to try and escape on the last day of camp. Will you accept the challenge?

Lego Robotics (AGES 8+)
JuLy 23 - 27/ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Using Lego Mindstorm EV3, older Lego enthusiasts will be exposed to the latest in Lego Robotics! Through hands-on engaging activities, kids will learn valuable problem-solving methods, engineering concepts and computer skills.

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Lego Robotics and Tree House Adventures. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Gizmos + gadgets (ages 6-10)-Class is full
July 30 - Aug 3 / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Are you ready to embark on a journey of invention? This program is bursting with motors, wheels, lights -- everything you need to unleash the maker within. Campers will be inspired to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on inventing, problem-solving and creativity. 
*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Gadgets + Gizmos and Discovery Theater. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Culinary Kids (Ages 6 - 10) - Class is full
July 30 - Aug 3 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Does your child want to become the next top chef? We'll explore kitchen and food safety, healthy eating, teamwork, and etiquette while creating a variety of dishes. Kids will also work to become proficient with recipes that they'll be able to duplicate at home with simple ingredients and minimal adult supervision. This class will use recipes that may include wheat, dairy, and eggs.

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Culinary Kids and Discovery Theater. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Mythbusting science (ages 6 - 10) - Class is Full
AUGust 6 - 10 / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

If you’re the kind of kid that thinks “seeing is believing,” then this is your camp! Create your own mythbusting science experiments designed to answer questions like, Does water ever run uphill? Does bread always land butter side down?...and more!

*Stay all day option....Combine  Mythbusting Science and Hogwarts Express. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Pop Up Restaurant (Ages 8+) - Class Is Full
August 6 - 10 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Create your own pop up restaurant in this brand new summer camp! Design a menu, prep, cook, and serve a meal. Students will meet with a local restaurateur and learn what goes into conceptualizing and making a restaurant. Local interior and graphic designers will give us tips for creating a space and signage. On the final day the restaurant will be open or business for our invited guests!

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Mythbusting Science and Pop Up Restaurant. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Stop Motion Movie Making (ages 8+) - Class Is Full
June 25 - 29 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Student movie directors will work in teams to create stop motion movies using characters created from clay, LEGOs, and other objects. They will develop a story, create backgrounds and scenery, and film their production using a camera and animation software to bring it to life. The last day will include a movie screening for our friends and families.

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Run the Newsroom  and Stop Motion Movie Making. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Lego We-Do (Ages 6-10) - Class is Full
July 9 - 13 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

This class is perfect for Lego maniacs who are ready to delve into the world of engineering and computer programming. Campers will learn all about simple machines as they work in teams to build and program Lego robots using the We-Do Lego curriculum. A great way to learn coding! 

*Stay all day...Combine Jedi Training and Lego We-Do.
Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Up with people jr (AGES 8-12)
JuLy 23 - 27/ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Experience this all-day musical arts performance day camp that brings together local children, ages 8-11, to impact and inspire the community through education, team building, community service, music, dance and summer camp fun. Affiliate program...from the link below, you'll be directed to a different page for registration. 

Tree House Adventures (AGES 6 - 10) - Class is Full
July 23 – 27 / 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Join Jack and Annie on a series of adventures through time and space. Inspired by the beloved Magic Tree House books of Mary Pope Osborne, students will use art, music, science, engineering and more to explore a different culture or location each day. 
*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Lego Robotics and Tree House Adventures. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Trash to Treasure (AGES 8+)
July 30 - Aug 3 / 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is all about creative resourcefulness and re-purposing. Use materials the museum provides, and bring your own "junk" to upcycle! Turn old clothes into the latest fashion, use broken objects to create works of art, or use the pieces of an old appliance to invent something brand new. Save our planet and make cool things, too!
*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Trash to Treasure and Discovery Theater. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Discovery Theater (Ages 8+)
July 30 - Aug 3
/ 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Join Explore More! Youth Theatre for an exploration of life on the stage. Hands-on activities teaching the basics of character analysis, acting, theatrical design, and play writing will be integrated into the process as the children develop their own short drama work to be presented in a final showcase. A perfect offering both novice and experienced performers!

*Ages 8+ can stay all day...Combine Gadgets + Gizmos or Trash to Treasure and Discovery Theater. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

Hogwarts Express (Ages 6 - 10) - Class is Full
August 6 - 10 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Are you still waiting for your letter to come via owl mail? Well, wait no more! You are invited to join us for a whole week of wizarding school at Explore More. We'll have Potions class, Transfigurations, Care of Magical Creatures, Quidditch and more! 

*Stay all day option....Combine  Mythbusting Science and Hogwarts Express. Pack a lunch and we'll provide supervised lunch and recreation.

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