SummerKids@Carroll: Camps for Ages 4 - 12

Camps for ages 3 – 12

Career Kids
Cooking Kids
Creative Kids
Digital Kids
Mathematical Kids
Moving Kids
Reading and History Kids
Scientific Kids
Technology Know-How Kids
Theatrical and Musical Kids
Woodworking Kids

Preschool Curiosity Shop

New! Handy Hand Signs

Learn some basic sign language and vocabulary. Talk to your friends and family with your handy hands and perform songs using sign. This camp is specially designed for preschool campers.

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-271-ALL
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 3 - 5
Register online.

 

New! Jo MacDonald Had a Garden

Plant, taste and study what is growing in the center garden. Record the week’s activities and learn about creatures and plants in the garden. This camp is specially designed for preschool campers.

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-272-ALL
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 3 - 5
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New! Tales in a Teepee

Discover some Native American stories. Listen to Indian folklore and create projects. Plan your own PowWow! This camp is specially designed for preschool campers.

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-276-ALL
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 3 - 5
Register online.

 

Career Kids

Veterinary CSI

What do you do when you find a dog that was hit by a car? Follow the case of the animal as you learn how to diagnose conditions and explore treatment procedures including possible surgery. Learn to use a stethoscope to hear the heart and lungs. View and interpret real x-rays of an injured dog. Take a look at how specialized equipment is used for injured animals, and learn about the nursing care a recovering animal needs. This camp includes a trip to a local animal hospital to see the real deal. Instructor: Marian Beattie

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-125-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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Veterinary CSI: 2

This camp is for those who completed Vet CSI 1 and are ready for the next level. Learn about animal anatomy and how everything works together in a healthy animal. Explore fluid therapies, and set up your own IV bags and fluid rates. Become your own surgeon as we explore sterile techniques and how to put on surgical gowns and gloves. Practice your suturing techniques using real suture materials. Learn to become a real animal medic as we perform animal CPR. Explore animal conservation and a special field trip. Instructor: Marian Beattie

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-074-A46
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Who You Gonna Call?

There’s a big world out there to save and our local heroes are at the ready! Discover the many heroes in your community like fire fighters, police officers, emergency personnel and more that you haven’t thought about yet. Create your own super hero, and learn how you can be a hero too. Instructor Rachel Bartee

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-246-A14
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 9
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Cooking Kids

All cooking camps are held at Westminster High School on Old Washington Road in Westminster. Specific instructions for drop off and pick up at this location are included in the Parent Handbook, which is mailed to you with your camp confirmation.

Students should wear closed toe shoes and long pants (no sandals or shorts in the kitchen).

 

Carousel of Cookies

Make different cookies from different countries. Explore the culture around these delicious treats. And make crafts like kids from around the world. After sampling Norway’s fattigmann bakkels, Italy’s biscotti and Mexico’s wedding cookies, how could you pick a favorite? Class size limited. Instructor: Kathy Lyons

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-162-A36
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School
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Cook Up Something New!

If you have ever wondered what this and that might taste like, then come on and invent! We are looking for a few adventurous chefs to make groundbreaking creations in our kitchens. Learn about different ways to use ingredients. Find some new favorites as you work with a real chef to invent new dishes that will delight your family and friends. Class size limited. Instructor: Bill Holtz

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-195-A36
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School
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All New Recipes and Countries!
Cooking Around the World

Experience new tastes and smells as you prepare five courses of a meal; each from a different cuisine. You’ll spice it up as you follow recipes for an appetizer, a soup, an entree, sides and a dessert that reflect the unique culinary flavor of that region. Take the recipes and your prepared food home to share with your family. Class size limited. Instructor: Tim Norwood

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-092-A36
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School
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Kids Chopped

Learn about the skill, speed and ingenuity it takes to be a Chopped Chef. This week, learn to take mystery ingredients and turn them into a dish that is sure to please your family and friends. Top off the week with a competition to test yourself as a Chopped Chef. Class size limited. Instructor: Bill Holtz

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-204-A36
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School
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Many New Recipes! Kids in the Kitchen

Learn your way around the kitchen in this yummy camp! You’ll practice your measuring skills, learn how to handle small knives, use a blender and operate a mixer. Start by making cookies from scratch, and then wow your family as you prepare pizza with homemade crust, real yeast bread and more. Finish off the week with a scrumptious lunch you prepare for your invited guest. Class size limited.

Cost: $130 (Instructor: Bill Holtz)
Course #: KID-108-A36
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School

Cost: $145 (Instructor: Tim Norwood)
Course #: KID-108-B36
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
Westminster High School
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Creative Kids

All About the Dolls

A week all about you and your dolls! Make doll-sized crafts for your American Girl or other 18-inch doll. This week we are making a business woman out of our girls. Make a doll-sized stand for your doll to sell pretend lemonade or host a bake sale with miniature food. Show the world what girls can do! Instructor: Marilyn Higgins

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-179-A35
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 10
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American Girls: BFFS

Join the American Girls on a trip to the past. Tag along with Cecil, Marie Grace, Felicity, Addy, Samantha, Molly, Rebecca and their best friends. Explore history, play games, sing songs and make crafts for you and your dolls. Create your own friendships that could last a lifetime. Bring your American Girl or other favorite doll to camp. Instructor: Karla Dorsey

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-180-A13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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American Girl Camp: All About the Girls

Now it’s all about the Girls as you make doll-sized furniture, clothing and accessories. Bring your American Girl or any doll and have fun designing and crafting special elements for your favorite “gals.” Instructor: Marilyn Higgins

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-095-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon Ages 6 - 8
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American Girl: Girls and Their Pets

Travel through history with the American Girl dolls and their beloved pets. Learn about Kaya, Caroline, Josefina, Kirsten, Kit, Julie and all of their four-legged friends. Make history come alive as you play games, sing songs and create crafts for you and your doll. Bring your American Girl or other favorite doll to camp. Instructor: Karla Dorsey

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-181-A13
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New Every Year! Art Attack

A Kids@Carroll favorite! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create unique art-work. We’ll paint, sculpt, collage, explore texture and who knows what else. You’ll create unique 3-D environments, paintings and much more! Wear clothes for making a mess and enjoy different activities each week so you can come more than once! Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-096-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11

Course #: KID-096-B13
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-096-C13
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-096-D46
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Art Attack: Mask Making

Put your imagination and skills together to create masks you can wear or display. Make it scary, beautiful or kooky, but it will be fun either way. Use paper mache and other techniques then embellish with paint or bangles and found objects to build a mask of your own making. Wear clothes for making a mess. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-281-A13
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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New! Clay Workshop

Bring your imagination off the flat page and into the 3-D world. Smoosh your hands into clay and create a sculptural relief embellished with beans, seeds, tiles, glass and paint. Next create a coil hand-built pot or vase along with small sculptures or figurines to take home. Dress for getting dirty and prepare to have a blast. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-254-A46
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Drawing and Painting

Here’s a chance to create unique works of art using some of the techniques of famous artists. Learn drawing and painting techniques including color, composition form and structures using tempera, acrylic media and charcoal. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-101-A36
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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New! Drawsterz: Draw from Your Imagination

Take drawing to a whole new level with inspiration from Dog Mountain Vermont, home to Stephen Huneck, creator of friendly curious dogs to Japanese cartoon artist, Takashi Murakami. Build confidence and creativity while developing your drawing skills and using your imagination to create unique art. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-278-A35
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 10
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Duct Tape Art

Explore the amazing world of duct tape art! Learn the essential skills needed for creating a variety of fun and useful duct tape masterpieces, including a duct tape pen holster, pencil toppers, broomstick puppet, fashion glasses, rocket ship and much, much more. Personalized and totally fun! Instructor: Jeff Sharp

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-141-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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Gems and Jewels

Create jewelry from bracelets to necklaces to beaded t-shirts. Discover where jewelry making started. Travel the world of jewelry to see how it is made and displayed in different countries. Try your hand at popsicle and safety pin bracelets. You’ll be styling in your pony beads, rhinestones and sea shells. Satisfy your hunger for fashion with edible jewelry. Instructor: Jennifer Sherman

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-202-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-202-B13
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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If You Give A Kid a Paintbrush

Join the popular book characters a mouse, pig and moose as you create some very cool art by painting, printing, stamping and designing. Your imagination will go wild with games and activities fueled by music. After all, if you give kids a paintbrush, they’ll want to come back to camp next week. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-211-A24
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 7 - 9

Course #: KID-211-BK1
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 5 - 6
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Jewel Jive

Explore a new type of jewelry every day in camp. Show off your handmade friendship and beaded bracelets. See what looms can do. Explore Shrinky Dinks, candy wrapper jewelry and accessories. Make two types of jewelry almost every day. Learn the technique then make it yours! Instructor: Amy Brewer

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-205-A46
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m. ages 9 - 11
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New! Kids on Canvas

Paint your heart out using acrylic paints, canvas board and stretched canvas. You’ll create a variety of projects from large-scale group murals to detailed artist trading cards and will learn about styles and techniques of outstanding artists from long ago to modern day. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-280-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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New! Kinetic Art and Engineering Studio

Dream, design and construct kinetic sculptures, eccentric structures and your own amazing advanced creations in our makerspace. Cut wood, vacuum form plastic, drill, slice foam and add motors and electronics! Perfect for artists, tinkerers and budding engineers. In partnership with FutureMakers.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-245-A36
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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Mosaic Designs

Piece together awesome designs made from colored glass, seeds, beads and whatever you can imagine. You are only limited by your imagination. It doesn’t matter if you took this camp last year; you can make something new with new mosaic materials! Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-113-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Party Planner

Pull your next party together like a pro! Get the skinny on budgeting and theme party plans while you make party decorations that can be reused at home for your next shindig. Decide what food fits your budget, theme and timing. And what’s a party without favors for your guests? Finish the week by throwing a party for a senior living community. Campers receive three service hours. Instructor: Marilyn Higgins

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-210-A47
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 12
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New! Paws and Claws

From puppies to dragons, take your imagination off the leash and have a roaaaaaring good time! Paint the creature of the summer, collage the perfect pet and sculpt your favorite animals. Wear clothes for making a creative mess. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-252-AK1
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 5 - 6

Course #: KID-252-B24
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 9
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Picture Me a Photographer

Capture your best photos with your camera. Discover how a camera works, the beauty of capturing light and the joy of expressing yourself with photography. Explore the basics of light, composition and perspective. Build a pinhole camera. Take a perfect portrait! Create a collage! Bring a point and shoot or digital SLR camera for a fun-filled photo camp. Instructor: Mickey Brilhart

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-084-A36
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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Sew What?!

Grab your imagination and hold on for one wild week! Impress your family and friends as you bring home a different completed sewing project every day. Learn some basic sewing skills or sharpen skills you have. No sewing experience needed. Try something new and see how much fun you can have with sewing. Instructor: Kathy Lyons

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-223-A46
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
Westminster High School - specific instructions for drop off and pick up at this location are included in the Parent Handbook, which is mailed to you with your camp confirmation.
Register online

 

Sketching and Drawing

Love to doodle? Take your scribbles to the next step, and learn to use pencil or charcoal to draw still life arrangements, landscapes or a special scene with the appropriate detail and perspective. Practice quick sketches, without overthinking, to capture the essence of your subject. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-091-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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Stained Glass Mosaics

Hang your original framed glass mosaic in your window and watch the sun stream through reflecting all the colors of the rainbow into the room. Create your own design, cut the glass your-self, assemble all the pieces and enjoy! Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-005-A46
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! SuperDoodle

It is time that art got super! Create super-sized artwork. Draw your own superhero masterpieces. Make a super-mess. Float away with space inspired creations! Have nonstop fun in this super-duper camp! Wear clothes for getting super messy. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-262-A24
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 7 - 9

Course #: KID-262-BK1
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 5 - 6
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Yummy Art Camp

Get your spoon, paintbrush and chocolate syrup ready; we’re creating art! From cupcake design and food mosaics to chocolate syrup painting it’s all about the wonderful and wacky world of food art. Build spaghetti sculptures; learn about food artists such as Vic Muniz, Lisa Cherkasky, Renee Comet; play “foodie” games and more. Use incredible edible materials like marshmallows, cereals, crackers and flour to create art as you learn the techniques graphic design, painting, sculpture and mosaics. No peanut or peanut oils will be used. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-002-AK1
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 5 - 6

Course #: KID-002-B24
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 9
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Digital Kids

New! Digital Storytelling

Whether you want to rewrite the ending to Star Wars, add yourself to a Divergent tale, or create a new adventure about your friends – any topic is possible in this camp! Start with a concept, design the storyboard, add some dialogue, and watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in your first graphic novel! Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size is limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $156
Course #: KID-234-A36
Modnay - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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New! Girl Gamers

Hang out with friends, have fun and learn key S.T.E.M. skills! Candy Crush, Facebook and Instagram were all built by people who understand the foundations of design and technology. Experience the basic elements of 2-D Game Design. Face a tech challenge every day, and profile female stars of the tech world. Camper games will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a conversion fee. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size is limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-241-A36
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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LEGO® Films and Stop Action

Make your LEGO®s come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGO®s and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this camp brings your dreams to the screen. Bring in LEGO®s or action figures from home, but all other equipment is provided. Student created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a conversion fee. No prior experience necessary. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $156
Course #: KID-027-A36
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-027-B36
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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LEGO® Games

Combine two favorites, LEGO®s and video games! Create a virtual LEGO® universe, characters and adventures in an interactive 2-D video game. Leave with your LEGO® 2-D game to share with friends and family on a password protected website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a conversion fee. No prior experience necessary. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-011-A36
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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Make Your First Video Game

Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the crucial keys to designing your first 2-D game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics and elements, music and sound, software and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore as you learn how to really get into the game. No prior experience necessary. Student created games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a conversion fee. No prior experience necessary. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partner-ship with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-112-A36
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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Make Your First 3-D Video Game

Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional classes. Learn the physics behind 3-D Game Design, and explore event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game play and storytelling. Camper created games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac users can speak with instructors at first class. No prior experience necessary. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-085-A36
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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Minecraft Designers

Design your own Minecraft characters and buildings. Explore the basics of creating 3-D modeling using new industry-grade software to design and import characters into your Minecraft games. Students must have a PC/MAC version of Minecraft at home to import characters, and a parent email address is required to create student accounts. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-227-A36
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11

Course #: KID-227-B36
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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New! Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod. Introductory coding will be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size is limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-250-A36
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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Video Game Animation

Take your game design to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites. Start with a name and develop the character’s personality, signature moves, special powers and a story line. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in future games. No prior experience in game design, animation or sketching required. This is a collaborative camp; campers will work in teams for most of the program. Student created animations will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a conversion fee. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-216-A36
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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Mathematical Kids

Mighty Math

Discover tips and tricks to fill your world with math. Create fun picture books, sing songs about the numbers that will help you learn and watch multiplication, division, addition and subtraction dance into your world as you turn math into crafts and games to amaze your family and friends. Instructor: Katie Stuck

Cost: $115
Course #: KID-220-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8

Cost: $128
Course #: KID-220-B13
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Moving Kids 

New! Baseball Camp

It’s everything baseball! Build a fantasy baseball team and challenge other campers in a week-long series. Figure your stats as a pro player and make baseball cards to trade or keep. Round out the experience with a trip to visit the Frederick Keys stadium and maybe meet a special guest. Instructor: Heather Davidson

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-229-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Fairy Tale Yoga

Explore the world of fairy tales with yoga, stories, games, crafts and music that will transport you to enchanted woods and majestic castles. Have fun moving your body to increase balance, strength and flexibility in this very supportive environment! No yoga experience is necessary. Instructor: Beth Feinstein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-238-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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New! Hip Hop Dance

Create your personal hip hop flair and express your musical self. Come alive as you showcase your style dancing by yourself and in a group. Invite your family and friends to a final dance performance on Friday, July 31. All music is age-appropriate and free of offensive language and themes. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.
Instructor: Corrine Luetje

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-243-A36
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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New! Kaleidoscope of Dance

Break out as you learn and practice a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap and modern. Choreograph and create original dance routines and perform for your friends and family on the last day. Instructor: Shellie Rosso

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-244-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11

Course #: KID-244-B13
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Reading and History Kids

New! America the Beautiful

Adventure through state capitals, fun facts, state mottos, birds, flags and exciting histories of the USA. Taste treats of the different regions and discover the fabric of our own beautiful country. Instructor: Beth Feinstein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-268-A24
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 7 - 9
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Chocolate Camp

Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate. Come explore a world of chocolate. Learn where it comes from and how it’s made. See how other countries use chocolate as a liquid, solid and on ice! Use chocolate in unusual ways as a spa treatment or a tie dye. Campers should bring a white cotton t-shirt on the first day. Instructor: Missy Marlin

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-130-A57
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 10 - 12
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A Week at Hogwarts: Harry Potter and Friends

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at the Carroll Community College branch. Those magical folks who have read the books by J. K. Rowlings will enter a familiar world of delights. We also welcome Muggles wishing to learn about Harry Potter’s world. Our quest is to learn about magical creatures, Quidditch, dueling and other wildly interesting subjects. Class size is limited. Instructor: Cassandra Casey

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-144-A47
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 12
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New! Egyptology

Mummies, treasure, pharaohs and pyramids await you in this one-of-a-kind adventure. Explore the mysterious world of ancient Egypt to discover how pyramids were built without modern tools, the secrets of the mummies and much more. Take home your own mummified fruit and even write your name in hieroglyphs. Instructor: Lisa Macurak

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-237-A46
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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The Hobbit: An Adventure in Middle Earth

Gandalf the Grey has decided you need an adventure. So pack up quickly (don’t forget your handkerchief) and get ready to explore the worlds and cultures of Middle Earth. Create a map to guide you and start a journal to record your adventures. You’ll explore horticulture with the Hobbits, music with the Elves, and hand crafts with the Dwarves. But be ready, you may have to fight some orcs and dragons before you can make it home again! Are you in, my precious? Instructor: Kelly Dowling

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-221-A47
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 12
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New! Knights and Ladies of the Realm

Answer the Queen’s call and embark on an adventure through time. Prepare to joust for the King’s entertainment and create your own Coat of Arms using the proper heraldry. See how people lived before modern conveniences like electricity, plumbing or supermarkets, and experience the different roles of men versus women, how children were treated and what happened if you were not part of the King’s entourage. Instructor: Tatiana Bradshaw

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-273-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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New! Mermaids and Pirates

Ahoy mates! Join our hearty crew of adventurers to sail and swim the seven seas. Sing or dance to the sea songs of the pirates and mermaids, sail and swim through the mysterious uncharted seas and make your own pirate treasure or mermaid trove. Figure out the riddles of a pirate map, and find a hidden treasure, but watch out for quicksand and whirlpools! Instructor: Beth Fein-stein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-282-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Percy Jackson Adventures

The gods of Mount Olympus have set a quest for you! Do you have what it takes to fight your way through a world of mythological monsters and dangerous demi-gods? If you find your way to Camp Half-Blood, you just may learn to fight like a real hero, save mythical creatures, and battle the powers of the underworld. Only you can complete your quest (with the help of your friends). Instructor: Tatiana Bradshaw

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-023-A47
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 12
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Percy Jackson: Heroes of Olympus

Camp Half-Blood needs your help! The gods are back again and this time they are ready for a fight. Help Percy Jackson and his new friend Jason as they quest to save the world as the gods turn their warlike Roman face on an unsuspecting world. Demigods we need you! Instructor: Tatiana Bradshaw

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-137-A47
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 12
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New! Picture Book by Me

Bring stories and ideas to life in this lively, hands-on imaginative writing and story camp. You pick the subject and create the characters, write the story and illustrate it though pictures on a page, model the setting, act out your characters and more. Learn to work with others to express your ideas with confidence and creativity! Instructor: Rachel Bartee

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-274-A24
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 7 - 9
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New! Reading Rangers

Explore the wonderful world of books as you travel through popular book series like Junie B. Jones, Magic Tree House and more. Play trivia games, perform story theatre, create arts and crafts and explore different books throughout the week. Even write some stories of your own! Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-283-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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New! Revolutionary Kids
Discover how kids lived before and during the Revolutionary War, and celebrate how this country became an independent nation with crafts and activities that honor your USA pride. Discover what made the colonists want to break from England. Instructor: Sean Kelley

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-255-A46
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Road Warriors USA

Take a virtual journey from here to California and picture yourself at notable landmarks along the way. Create and use maps of all kinds as you discover the historic highways that unite travelers everywhere. Crafts, activities and technology will take you there and back! Instructor: Sean Kelley

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-256-A46
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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New! Story Explorer

Hang onto your hat as you explore the wonderful world of stories. Play games, perform story theatre, create arts and crafts, and explore a different tale every day. Take a look at different authors from popular series like Mo Willems, Robert Munsch and Eric Carle. Instructor: Karla Dorsey

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-261-AK2
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 5 - 7
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New! Where the Wild Things Are

Discover the wild things in your own backyard. Discover how animals live in the wild and travel to imaginary worlds to dream up wild things of your own. Explore by hiking, crafting and traveling through the natural world just outside your door … and in your imagination. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-284-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Scientific Kids

 

New! 3 - 2 - 1 … Launch

Blast off into the science of flight! Build and launch model rockets, design and fabricate planes that fly and experiment with the science that keeps a heavy plane in the air. Discover what takes rockets into space, and explore what makes a parachute work or a bubble float. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-259-A46
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Adventures in Science

Dive into the science of the seas. Float through the solar system. Shrink down to study the human body. Be blown away as you learn about weather. Every day is an adventure when you have science to explore! Instructor: Katie Stuck

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-258-A13
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Birds of a Feather

Enter the world of the skies and experience nature through the eyes of local birds. Explore habitats that work best for different species, and build a feeder to attract them to your yard. Create and take home a resource book to help you identify these important flying creatures, and earn service hours as you help birds on the bluebird and bat trail right here at Carroll. Instructor: Amanda Fischer

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-269-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Bone to Stone

Fossils in Maryland? Uncover what’s in our own backyard from the teeth of 50-foot long sharks to dolphins, turtles and even ancient camels! Discover how fossils are created, where to look and how to identify them. Instructor: Kelsey Wailes

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-247-A46
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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New! Bugs and More Bugs

Come learn about creepy crawlies as you go on bug hunts, make bug homes, and use your creative talents to show off these interesting creatures. Do you know what insects help and which ones can hurt? Learn to tell the difference between a bug, an insect and an arachnoid and discover where to find them in your own backyard. Instructor: Heather Davidson

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-230-A13
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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Cool Contraptions

Build a machine using wood, springs, nuts and bolts, duct tape, hot glue, wires, batteries, balloons, mouse traps and more! Learn the basics of systems technology while building cool machines that really work. Take a look at hydraulics, integrated circuits, gears, pulleys and more as your team builds a colossal contraption that can really turn on a light. Instructor: Dennis Champney

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-185-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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New! Crime Scene Science

You’re the detective in this camp about forensics, crime scene investigation and crime lab chemistry. Complete experiments to uncover the science of solving crime as you search for evidence, gather clues and use science to solve a mystery. Dust for fingerprints, analyze handwriting and test for blood type and DNA (using simulated blood). Examine hair fibers and practice chemistry to identify mystery substances and more. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-232-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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New! Dinosaur and Rockin’ Rock Hunters

Combine paleontology and archeology while studying the bones and rocks of our earth’s past. Discover dinosaur habits and habitats while digging up fossilized rocks and fascinating facts about these creatures and the rocks they lived on. Take home a rock and mineral collection and book along with your unearthed treasures. Instructor: Stephanie Davis

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-235-A13
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-235-B13
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Eat or Be Eaten

Every animal eats to live. So who eats what or whom? Explore the world of the hunter and the hunted. Follow the food chain from the bottom to the top as we travel to different parts of the world and meet animals from strange lands. Discover the chain of life and how animals, and even humans, survive in our amazing ‘eat or be eaten’ world. Instructor: Laura Miley

Cost: $ 140
Course #: KID-279-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Endangered and Extinct

Explore a world of animals that humans may never see. Walk with dinosaurs. Swim with gigantic sea creatures. Waddle with the dodo. What happened to the animals that once roamed the earth? Study the animals that are dying out in our world today. What can people (kids too) do to support animals in our own backyard? See how wildlife experts have revived populations of once endangered animals. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-187-A13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Explore the Human Body

Explore the world’s most complicated system: the human body! Discover the science behind blood, bones, how a model of the human body works and more. Test for blood types, make a map of your tongue, learn how the body reacts to pain, what happens when you eat food, and much more. Instructor: Katie Stuck

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-270-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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New! Extreme Dinosaurs

Go extreme if you dare! Uncover the biggest and measure the world’s smallest dinosaurs, look up to see the flying beasts of the skies and look down to swim with the creatures of the deep. Discover how these incredibly different dinos could possibly live together and what is happening today to recreate these fascinating creatures. Instructor: Katie Cole

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-236-A24
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 9

Course #: KID-236-B24
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 9
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New! Gross Science

Discover the slime of biology as you mix, shake, stir, pour and stack using stuff you’ll find in your kitchen, bathroom or backyard. Create smelly, gross chemical concoctions with a hands-on science project each day. What monstrosity can you create? Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-242-A13
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-242-B13
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Ka-BOOM

Explore the science behind explosions! Learn what items in your kitchen can combine to make a foaming mountain. Discover explosions of smoke. Make your own paper firecrackers. Hear the ohhs and ahhs of friends and family as you explain what makes the fireworks show happen. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-200-A47
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 12
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New! Mad Scientist Chemistry Lab

Get ready to experiment with potions and brews in this laboratory experience. Make and take home Flubber, Silly Putty, gum, Play Dough, bubbling lava blobs, glowing slime and more. Learn chemistry concepts including atoms and bonding, acids and bases, and polymer chemistry. Get ready for the smoking volcano, big bang sock cannon, Hindenburg explosion and more. Bring a white 100% cotton t-shirt to the first class. Instructor: Laura Miley

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-277-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11

Course #: KID-277-A46
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Mythbusters

Is this myth busted or confirmed? Be a Mythbuster as you and your friends do some of the many experiments from the show. Can you make something that is both a solid and a liquid? It is plausible that this will be the best camp ever. Instructor: Bonnie Boczek

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-213-A46
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11

Course #: KID-213-B13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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New! Nature Detectives

Calling all junior naturalists ... discover new and exciting things about the great outdoors! Use your five senses to explore by hiking, crafting and exploring the natural world just outside your door. Instructor: Sherry Fisher

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-251-A13
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Science that Bubbles and Bounces

Bubbling blobs of lava, Flubber, glowing goo, bouncing super balls, and more await those brave enough to face science that bubbles and bounces. Discover the science concepts behind these chemical reactions that shimmer and slime and what it takes to mix up things we use every day. Instructor: Stephanie Davis

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-260-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-260-B13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Science You Can Eat

Who knew science could be delicious! Discover how science principles create delicious outcomes like chocolate chip cookies, marshmallows and ice cream. Experiment with changing factors such as heat, proportions and time as we mix up the most appetizing science of the summer. Yum! Instructor: Amanda Fisher

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-275-A13
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-275-B46
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Space Explorers

Explore planets, stars and a whole galaxy of things as we bring the night to day camp. Become an expert on our system of planets, imagine alien life outside earth and examine strange objects on the edge of our system. Who knows what you might discover in the vastness of space! Instructor: Drew Shelton

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-212-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Spy Codes and Ciphers

Urgent message from Command: … - … Send messages out to sea with Morse code, relay orders to the Navajo code talkers in World War II, and unlock the mysteries of the Enigma machine. Create coded messages to send to your friends, right under the enemy’s nose. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-159-A46
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Walk On the Wild Side

Step into the world of local wild animals! Take hikes, play games and create crafts every day while exploring local wildlife, learning bird calls and identifying animal tracks and scat. Engage with live animal encounters and be ready for a real wildlife adventure. Includes field trips to get you close to nature. Instructor: Sherry Fisher

Cost: $265 (Full Day)
Course #: KID-086-A25
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 10
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Technology Know-How Kids 

APP Attack

Explore the app universe and create your own mobile application or mobile game! Campers explore the world of phone based and tablet applications. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and games, you also see firsthand how the world of app’s publishing functions. No prior experience is necessary and campers do not need to own a smart phone or tablet to take the camp. This is a collaborative camp; campers work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-067-A36
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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New! Code Breakers

Discover the basics of coding languages like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS through a series of projects and design challenges. Gain the essentials you need to begin your journey to become the next tech star! Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. This is a collaborative camp; campers work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-231-A36
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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Creative Design and Robotics

Robotics is one of America’s fastest growing industries! Learn the fundamentals of motorized mechanisms and basic design principles in the unique camp. Design your own creation, and learn problem-solving to improve your machines. On the last day, machines and robots will complete a series of challenges! All equipment supplied. This is a collaborative camp; campers work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $156
Course #: KID-012-A36
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3), 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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Droids and Bots

From R2-D2 to the Roomba. In this cutting edge camp, learn the basics of task robotics including the assembly process, principles of gears, mechanics, sensors and sound activation. Each day brings a different concept and a new challenge as you build a variety of different task oriented robots with your partner. This is a collaborative camp; campers work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-083-A36
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 8 - 11
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New! Maker versus Gamer

Bring games like Minecraft into the real world! Invent electrified creatures that creep, spin and glow. Build avatars and custom game gear using plastic, foam, wood and hand tools. In partner-ship with FutureMakers.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-249-A36
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 8 - 11
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WeDo Robots

Build and program LEGO® models featuring working motors and sensors. Use simple drag and drop software to make the robots move around within four possible themes: Amazing Mechanisms, Play Soccer, Wild Animals and Adventure Stories. Instructor: Stephanie Davis

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-017-A14
Monday - Thursday, June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3)
1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 9

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-017-B14
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 9
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Theatrical and Musical Kids

New! Backyard Theatre

Turn a backyard, living room or any space into a grand theatre production using stories you already know. Create an entertaining performance for family or friends as you become a character with whatever is on hand. Bring your imagination and sense of fun to perform in our own back-yard on the last day. Instructor: Rachel Cyr

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-228-A46
Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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Big Top Buddies

Come clown around with us! Start on your way to being a real circus star. See demonstrations on juggling, spinning plates, walking the tight wire, stilt walking, all kinds of clowning and much more. The performance coaches are professional clowns and comedy performers. What are you waiting for? In partnership with Michael Rosman’s Circus Stars.

Cost: $299 (full day)
Course #: KID-147-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-147-B13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., ages 6 - 8
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Circus Camp

Hey … it’s time to clown around … for real!. Start with whatever experience you have or none at all, and end up learning how to juggle, spin plates, walk the tight wire, stilt walking, all kinds of clowning and much more. At the end of the week, perform your new circus acts for relatives and friends. The performance coaches are professional clowns and comedy performers. What are you waiting for? In partnership with Michael Rosman’s Circus Stars.

Cost: $299 (full day)
Course #: KID-001-A40
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 15

Course #: KID-001-B40
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 15
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Creative Dramatics: Theater FUN-damentals

Do you have a desire to perform? This camp helps to stimulate and free your creativity as a performer. You’ll develop technical skills for the stage. Drama activities include dramatic warm-ups, improvisation, theatre games, vocal technique, pantomime, as well as short scene work. Instructor: Sarah Shelton

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-099-A14
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 9
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In The Limelight

It is time to take the stage. Play theatre games and create a character with improvisational and acting techniques. Don’t just pretend, but become the characters! All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to come and have fun “playing.” Plus, prepare a presentation for a live audience on the last day of camp. Instructor: Lora Strosnider

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-188-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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Jumpin’ Jammin’ Drumming Fun

Get movin’ and groovin’ with basic hand drumming and percussion, rhythm games, songs from around the world, and even folk tales with music and dance. If you think you know music, think again! Instructor: Jaqui MacMillian

Cost: $120
Course #: KID-028-AK5
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 5 - 10
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New! Midsummer Night’s Dream

Travel to the magical land of fairies and visions in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and learn about Shakespeare through games, crafts and acting out scenes. Showcase your knowledge about this colorful drama in a performance at the end of the week. In partnership with Baltimore Shakespeare Factory.

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-248-A25
Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 7 - 10
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New! Play the Recorder

Learn to play the recorder and discover how this instrument was used by musicians long ago as well as today. Easy to play and fun to learn, you’ll practice the music while playing games, creating crafts and learning about the people who lived in medieval times. Instructor: Katie Cole

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-267-A24
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 7 - 9
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New! Want to be a Pop Star?

If you’re searching for a stage, search no more! Release your inner performer as you bring together singing, dancing and even a little acting. Be sure your family and friends get a front row seat to see the performance of a lifetime on the last day of camp. Instructor: Rachel Cyr

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-253-A13
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8

Course #: KID-253-B46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 3 - 7, 1:15 - 4:15 p.m., ages 9 - 11
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Woodworking Kids

Flying Machine Construction Lab

Design, build and launch zip line racers, prop copters, parachutes and high powered air rockets! Use hands-on engineering, real tools and materials to create unique, high quality flying machines (formerly Make it Go: Flying Machines with some new activities). Returning designers welcome. In partnership with FutureMakers.

Cost: $170
Course #: KID-239-A13
Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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Vehicle Invention Lab

Design, fabricate and race original wooden cars and self-propelled rolling vehicles! Use real hand tools and makerspace materials in your take-home projects. (formerly Make it Go: Cars with some new activities) Returning designers welcome. In partnership with FutureMakers.

Cost: $170
Course #: KID-263-A13
Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 6 - 8
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New! Woodshop: Basics to Boxes

Master woodworking basics in three take home projects – an elegant cutting board, a gift box and an indestructible toolbox. Follow plans, measure, mark, cut, drill, shape and finish with hand tools. Returning students create advanced projects! In partnership with FutureMakers.

Cost: $185
Course #: KID-265-A46
Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26, 9 a.m. - noon, ages 9 - 11
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