In this camp we will put the emphasis on FUN! We will explore different types of slime, play-dough and water materials to build fine motor skills and use the 5 senses. We will also be exploring writing and artistic materials to make works of art! (Limited to 9 campers.)
NASA Jr. Astronaut Training
Grades: 1 - 6
We will be going to Mars in 25 years according to NASA. That puts our students at the right age to lead these exciting journeys, so let’s get a head start on Training! This hands-on program designed with NASA explores all atmosphere, solar system and space phenomena as well the forces of flight, living in space and the challenges of space travel. Children will build their own Skyblazer rocket and experience a real rocket launch.
Fairy Tales & Castles
Do you love princesses or knights? Then come explore Fairy Tales and castles. We will read different fairy tales, make different related projects, build castles, and have a dress up day!
Pathfinders Marine Explorations
Grades: 2 - 4
Become a marine biologist for a week, and explore the amazing waters of the Bay Area. Discover the sea creatures that inhabit our estuaries using nets to catch them and observe them. Study the importance of clean water for us and marine animals. Learn about the importance of conservation, and put together a real marine animal skeleton. Join Pathfinder Outdoor Education for a week of fun and exploration. Camp will be held at Shorecrest, and buses will pick up and drop off campers on field trip days. Pathfinder, an accredited non-profit organization located in St. Petersburg, has been leading outdoor and environmental education programs for students across Florida since 1993.
Have you seen the murals around the city? Want to become a mural artist? Ever had thoughts of what your mural would look like? Test it out this week. Create a masterpiece like the famous mural artists do. Come with your creativity!
Modding, Networking & Hosting with Minecraft
Grades: 3 - 10
Minecraft is hugely popular because it is collaborative, open-ended and moddable. Our program preserves those qualities and adds a large does of fun! The week begins with learning the game, controls, recipes and a bit about hosting and networking. Next campers are connecting to different worlds hosted on our secure server and experimenting with character skins, mods and custom maps. By day three the kids are building in the Active Learning World that grows over time. Whether adding a room, building a moat or even creating a chessboard, the possibilities are nearly limitless.