SummerKids@Carroll: Camps for Ages 4 - 12

Scenes from the 2012 Random House Book FairCareer Kids
Cooking Kids
Creative Kids
Digital Kids
Mathematical Kids
Moving Kids
Reading and History Kids
Scientific Kids
Technology Know-How Kids
Theatrical Kids
Woodworking Kids
 

Career Kids


All New Projects! Engineering Camp

Get the inside scoop on what engineering is about today and into the future. Just like in real life, you’ll work in teams to complete a wind turbine project that requires expertise from multiple engineering disciplines. Build your turbine to specifications. You’ll need to try a variety of blade designs, conduct tests and determine the best placement location. An experienced Northrop Grumman Corporation engineer will consult on projects daily. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the best in engineering! Instructor: Vicki Mahr

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-103-A67
Monday - Friday,  June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 11 12
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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. 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 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9  11
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Course #: KID-125-B46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, 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 the 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 enjoy a special field trip. Instructor: Marian Beattie

Cost: $160
Course #: KID-074-A46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 11
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Course #: KID-074-B46
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 11
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Cooking Kids


All cooking camps are held at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center on Old Washington Road in Westminster. Specific instructions for drop off and pick up at this location are included in the Parent Handbook that 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 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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New! 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 in a restaurant-style kitchen 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 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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Many New Recipes! Cooking Around the World

Experience new tastes and smells as you prepare 5 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 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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New! 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 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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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 off 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: $115 (Instructor: Bill Holtz)
Course #: KID-108-A36
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
(no camp July 4)
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Cost: $145 (Instructor: Tim Norwood)
Course #: KID-108-B36
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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Creative Kids


New! 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, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 10
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New! American Girl: 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 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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American Girl: 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 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! 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, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New Each Year!  Art Attack

A Kids@Carroll favorite! Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create unique artwork. 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-A13
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-096-B46
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m. ages 9 – 11
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Course #: KID-096-C13
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-096-D46
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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New! Artsy Craftsy WOW

Explore cool and interesting crafts from around the world, develop new skills and let your creativity flow! Discover cool crafts like making a colorful bowl, a whimsical dream catcher and fun musical instruments. Enjoy a big WOW in world crafts. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-183-A14
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
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New! Beach Vacation

Need a vacation? Go to the beach! Explore the wonders of Maryland’s beaches. Learn to save the beaches and its animals while having fun. Expose the need for sun protection and safety by creating fun crafts and games. Discover beaches around the world and the culture of people who live there. Celebrate the learning and fun with a Friday Luau. Instructor: Jennifer Sherman

Cost: $115
Course #: KID-199-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
(no camp July 4)
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New! Character Animation

Attention future animators. Here’s your chance to draw and bring to life your favorite princesses and animated race cars – even the sheriff and his space ranger pal. After you learn to draw these fantastic friends, you will learn how to bring them to life with computer animation. Instructor: Rachel Smith

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-182-A46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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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 their 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: Melissa Marlin

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-130-A57
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 10 – 12
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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: $125 
Course #: KID-101-A36
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
(no camp July 4)
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New! Drawsterz

Discover the art of cartooning, including imagining and sketching animals and characters, designing spacecraft and preparing animation cells. Explore how comic strips are created. With games, music and activities, this camp is a drawsterz dream! In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-186-A24
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 7 – 9
(no camp July 4)
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Duct Tape Art

Duct tape art you say? You bet! Come see how duct tape holds the universe together. Explore new uses and how it functions as an art. Use duct tape and paper to create 3D pieces both functional and non-functional such as unique clothing, accessories and constructs. Weird, but totally fun! Go to www.ducktapeclub.com and click on Ducktivites to see what is possible. Instructor: Jeff Sharp

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-141-A46
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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New! Gems and Jewels

Create bracelets, necklaces and even beaded T-shirts. Discover where jewelry making started, see where gems and jewels come from and try your hand at Popsicle and safety pin bracelets. You’ll be styling in your pony beads, rhinestones and sea shells and satisfy your hunger for fash-ion with edible jewelry. Instructor: Jennifer Sherman

Cost: $115
Course #: KID-202-A13
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
(no camp 7/4)
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Cost: $135
Course #: KID-202-B13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! If You Give A Kid a Paintbrush

Join the popular book characters A Mouse, A Pig and A Moose as you create art by painting, printing, stamping and designing. Let your imagination go wild with games, activities and music. After all, if you give a kid a paintbrush, no telling what will happen. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-211-AK1
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Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 5 – 6
Course #: KID-211-B13
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Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m. ages 6 – 8
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New! Jewel Jive

Explore a new type of jewelry every day of camp. Show off your handmade friendship and beaded bracelets. See what looms can do. Explore Shrinky Dinks, candy wrapper jewelry and accessories while making 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 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Kids on the Runway

You’ve found the ultimate style camp! From Leonardo da Vinci to Louis Vuitton this is the place to create your own unique style inspired by the illustrators, designers and artists who focus on the world of high fashion and design! Create dresses or shirts that scream WOW! Design cool accessories. Try out your creative ideas on sneakers or high heels! Get into the spotlight and ready for the Ultimate Kids Runway Show featuring unique portfolio designs created by YOU! In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-172-A24
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 7 – 9
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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 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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New! Party Planner

Plan your next party like a pro! Get the skinny on budgeting and theme party plans while you make 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 giving a real party for a local senior living community. Campers will receive three service hours. Instructor: Marilyn Higgins

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-210-A47
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 12
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New! 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: Carol Davis

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-084-A36
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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New! Poppin Art

Create art that can reach out and grab your audience – literally! Join us as we build three dimensional art that lifts off the page in a book or unique multi-level project. This camp will grab you and not let go! Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-196-A46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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New! 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 sewing can be. Camp is held at the Carroll County Career & Technology Center. Specific instructions for drop off and pick up at this location are included in the Parent Handbook that is mailed to you with your camp confirmation. Instructor: Kathy Lyons

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-223-A46
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 1 – 4 p.m., ages 9 – 11
(no camp July 4)
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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. In-structor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-091-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 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 yourself, assemble all the pieces and ENJOY! Instructor: Ken Ecker

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-005-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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NEW! Summer Surfing

Travel to a virtual tropical paradise to craft the perfect wave, design a fish, make and fly airplanes towing messages, create watercolor seascapes like artist Heather Brown, and more. Groove to beach music while playing seaside games on this cool surf adventure. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-190-A24
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 7 – 9
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Course #: KID-190-BK1
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 5 – 6
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New! Wild Wild West

Come along little doggies for a rootin’ tootin’ doodlin’ good time! Create a pair of cowboy boots, wrangle a rattlesnake, and create art of the Wild West. Discover new games, have an old fashion sing along, and tell campfire stories while on the trail to fun. In partnership with Abraka-doodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-191-AK1
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 5 – 6
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Course #: KID-191-B24
Monday - Friday,  June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 7 – 9
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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: $150
Course #: KID-002-A24
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 7 – 9
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Course #: KID-002-BK1
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 5 – 6
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New! Yummy Art Too

Grab your chef’s hat and use food to create art inspired by artists like Gauguin and Kahlo who are inspired by fruit! Create prints, collages and sculpture with rice, pasta and other yummy food. Even make edible treats. No peanut products used. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-193-A13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-193-B13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! ZooDoodle

Lions and tigers and snakes, oh my! Create jungle cats, monkeys, elephants and more. Create safari art with paints, modeling materials and wild animal print papers. Capture pictures of your awesome adventure. Play games, listen and sing along to music, even tell animal stories. So pack you gear and take off for adventure. In partnership with Abrakadoodle.

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-194-AK1
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 5 – 6
(no camp July 4)
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Digital Kids


FX: Science Behind Special Effects

Become a master of illusion by learning the age-old scientific techniques used by Hollywood masters to create movie magic. Experiment with visual and mechanical effects as well as using Green Screens and computer generated imagery (CGI). Finish with a digital representation of your FX project which will be hosted on a password protected website to share with friends and family. In this class, nothing is what it seems! Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac users can speak with instructors at first class. No prior experience necessary. This camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-010-A36
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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LEGO® Films and Stop Action

Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs 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 LEGOs 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 users can speak with instructors at first class. No prior experience necessary. This camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $154
Course #: KID-027-A36
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
(no camp 7/4)
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Cost: $180
Course #: KID-027-B36
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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LEGO® Games

Combine two favorites, LEGOs 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 users can speak with instructors at first class. No prior experience necessary. This camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $154
Course #: KID-011-A36
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
(no camp 7/4)
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Cost: $180
Course #: KID-011-B36
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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Lightz! Camera! Action!

So you want to make a movie! Learn the dynamics of storytelling, shooting, editing, graphics, sound and more. From pre-production to your own premiere, learn by doing with an expert and ultimately make your very first short movie. The last day of camp will be the World Premiere of your ‘I Made It Myself’ production! All equipment supplied and student created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. This camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-111-A36
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, 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 users can speak with instructors at first class. No prior experience necessary. This camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-112-A36
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 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 camp is designed to be collaborative in order to emphasize the creative process. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-085-A36
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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NEW! Minecraft

Explore the world of Minecraft in a whole new way! Join other campers in a Kids@Carroll-only version of the game. Work individually and in teams to complete goals inside the game. Use models and drawings to achieve goals in the real world. Then combine all you’ve learned to master the final challenges set by the Minecraft Master. Instructor: Rachel Smith

Cost: $145
Course #: KID-189-A46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Course #: KID-189-B46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 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. Student created animations will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-216-A36
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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New! X Games

The ultimate video game experience! Beyond 2-D and 3-D, now it’s time to take it to the next level and compete with the world! Develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Discover advanced level editing, simple figure modeling, intermediate event scripting and impact of game play on the user experience. After Friday, continue to compete and play with other programmers around the country and get guidance on your projects year round through a unique online community. System requirements for home experience: 2 GB of RAM and 2.0 GHZ processor. This camp is designed to be collaborative and campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-072-A36
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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Mathematical Kids


New! 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: $128
Course #: KID-220-A13
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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Moving Kids


Dance and Movement

Dip into dance as you explore a little bit of several dance styles; ballet, jazz, hip-hop and others. Stretch and condition your body. Express yourself through creative movement. Beginners welcome! Instructor: Amy Appleby

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-100-A14
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 9
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Maxin’ and Relaxin’ Yoga

Learn to stretch and move to enhance flexibility, concentration and core strength in addition to practicing calming and centering breathing techniques. Special emphasis will be placed on visualizations and relaxation to help balance the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Make crafts like your own weighted-eye pillow to help quiet and calm the mind. No prior yoga experience is necessary, just a sense of adventure. Instructor: Beth Feinstein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-135-A46
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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New! Who’s On First?

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 see the Frederick Keys stadium and maybe meet a special guest. Instructor: Heather Davidson

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-197-A46
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
(no camp 7/4)
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New! Yoga and the Great Animal Adventure

Venture into the world of animals through yoga poses, story books, games and music that will take us on walks in the woods and a stroll through the zoo as we examine the animals in our world. Learn how to move your body to increase balance, strength and flexibility in this fun and supportive environment! No prior yoga experience is necessary. Instructor: Beth Feinstein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-192-AK3
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 5 – 8
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Yoga Under the Sea

‘Visit’ the beach and the ocean through yoga poses, story books, games and music that take us on picnics to the beach, underwater adventures with fish and sharks, and sailing on the seven seas. Learn how to move your body to increase balance, strength and flexibility in this fun and supportive environment! No prior yoga experience is necessary. Instructor: Beth Feinstein

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-138-A13
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Reading and History Kids


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 folk 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 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 12
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Dr. Seuss is on the Loose

There is fun to be done! Get ready to dive into a world where cats wear hats, eggs are green, and foxes wear sockes. Dr. Seuss’s beloved classics will be the foundation of a week of nonsense, make-believe and creativity. Play games, create arts and crafts, and create your own rhyming stories. Oh the places we will go! Instructor: Karla Dorsey

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-143-AK1
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 5 – 6
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Fairy Tale Detective

Build a wall that can stand up to the Big Bad Wolf. Decide which bowl holds Goldilocks’s porridge best. Use your detective skills to unlock the mysteries behind your favorite fairy tales. It is time to turn your favorite fairy tales into detective adventures. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-133-A13
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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New! The Wizard of Oz: 
Beyond the Yellow Brick Road

Are you ready for a trip over the Rainbow? The classic movie, The Wizard of Oz, has been delighting audiences for 75 years and L. Frank Baum’s book has been a favorite for more than a century! Get ready to explore Oz and create alongside favorite characters and a whole group of new friends from Baum’s other Oz books. Don’t worry, at the end of the week we’ll make sure you have your magic slippers or belt to get you back home to Kansas … uh … Carroll County … again! Instructor: Kelly Dowling

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-218-A24
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 7 – 9
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New! 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. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 12
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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: Barbara Campion

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-023-A47
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, 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: Barbara Campion

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-137-A47
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 12
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New! Wagons West

Hitch your oxen to your wagon and head out for adventure. Take a trip back in time to see what life was like for those brave pioneers who traveled out west. With no fast food restaurants or rest stops discover what it was like for these brave families as they set out to start a new life in the wild, untamed west. It’s time to circle the wagons and work together to survive a hostile environment so gather your courage and join the fun. Instructor: Katie Stuck

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-219-A13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Scientific Kids


Big Backyard

Get up close and personal with the bugs, critters and plants in your backyard habitat. Dig, plant and build natural habitats to attract butterflies, birds, insects and critters that live in the outdoors. Play games, meet some animals and learn all about the natural world in your backyard. Bring sunscreen and a hat (optional) for working and walking outside. Instructor: Sherry Fisher

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-015-A13
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! Cheeseburger CSI

Take an up close and personal look into fast food. Investigate where fast food comes from, and what’s in it. Explore how our bodies use the fast food for good and not so good. Devour the hands-on activities and end each camp with a taste test. Instructor: Julie Castillo

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-184-A46
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Chemical Magic

Get ready for a ‘magical’ laboratory experience Harry Potter style. Make and take home Flubber, a mushroom monster, Silly Putty, gum, Tie-Dye shirt, Play Dough, bubbling lava blobs, copper coins, glowing slime and more. Learn chemistry concepts including atoms and bonding, acids and bases, fire and ice reactions, and polymer chemistry. Get ready for the smoking volcano, big bang sock cannon, Hindenburg explosion and more. Take home your own wizardry recipe booklet and mini chemistry kit. Bring a white 100% cotton t-shirt to the first class. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-117-A46
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Course #: KID-117-B46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Course #: KID-117-C24
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 7 – 9
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New! Cool Contraptions

Build a machine that fills a room 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 a Rube Goldberg-type machine that really works. Take a look at hydraulics, integrated circuits, gears, pulleys and more as your team builds a colossal contraption that will eventually turn on the lights. Instructor: Dennis Champney

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-185-A46
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Crime Scene Investigation

Become a Super Science Sleuth! Learn about forensics, crime scene investigation and crime lab chemistry as you perform experiments de-signed to show you how cases are solved. Search for evidence, gather clues and discover how science can help solve a mystery. Dust for fin-gerprints, analyze handwriting, test for blood type and DNA (using simulated blood), and use Glow blood to see where humans can’t see. Examine hair fibers, practice chemistry to identify mystery substances and more. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-118-A46
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Diggin’ for Dinosaurs, Rockin’ Rocks and Crystal Creations

Discover the exciting science of archaeology and paleontology as you excavate and assemble complete skeletal replicas from simulated ‘fossil-ized’ rock. Make fossilized plaster replicas of dinosaur teeth, claws, trilobites and ancient snails. Unearth some fascinating facts about rocks, minerals and crystals. Take home a rock and mineral collection, a rock and mineral book, unearthed treasures, fossilized shark teeth and crystals. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $129
Course #: KID-119-A13
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
(no camp 7/4)
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Cost: $150
Course #: KID-119-B13
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! Discover the Human Body

Discover the anatomy of the world’s most complicated system the human body! Journey through the human body and explore 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, perform simulated heart and brain surgery, and much more. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-203-A13
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-203-B46
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Earth Extreme

Watch lava flow turning a forest to rock and ash. Feel the earth tremble as a crack in the ground swallows everything in its path. Listen to the wind howl as hurricanes and tornados destroy houses, trees and more. Earth is an extreme place to live when you look at the way it can de-stroy. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-131-A13
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-131-B46
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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New! Endangered and Extinct

Explore a world of animals that humans may never see. Walk with dinosaurs, swim with gigantic sea creatures and 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 and what can be done to support them and discover how wildlife experts have revived populations of once endangered animals. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $130
Course #: KID-187-A13
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-187-B13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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New! Ka-BOOM

Explore the science behind explosions! Learn how to make a foaming mountain using items from your kitchen. Create explosions of smoke, make your own paper firecrackers and impress friends and family as you explain what makes the fireworks show happen. Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-200-A47
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 12
(no camp 7/4)
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Make and Take Science

Make your own toys designed to illustrate science concepts. Make your own submarine diver game and learn about fluids and pressure. Learn chemistry concepts by making your own colorful t-shirt. Build a model of Hero of Alexandria’s fountain or a vortex tornado in a bottle. Make ultraviolet light detecting bead bracelets, bubbling lava blobs, green Flubber, Glowing goo, bouncing super balls and more. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-121-A13
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-121-B13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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New! 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? Grab your science hat and let the experiment begin. Instructor: Jennifer Sherman

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-213-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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Physics, Flight and Rocketry

Blast off into a lively week of flight and rocketry! Build and launch scale model rockets, planes and other flying gadgets. Take home a rocket and other projects that you make. You’ll also build solar-powered cars, balloon vehicles, experiment with robotic flying insects and more. Learn the physics behind flight in a fun-filled hands-on environment. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-122-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Rainforest Adventure

Get deep into your own rainforest adventure right here in the classroom and get to know the colorful birds, unique animals and creepy insects that live in this wet and wild place. What would it be like to live in a place where it rains every day?! Instructor: Barbara Campion

Cost: $115
Course #: KID-087-A13
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
(no camp July 4)
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New! 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, July 7 – 11, 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 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., 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. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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Technology Know-How Kids


New! APP Attack

Explore the app universe and create your own mobile application or mobile game! Campers will explore the world of phone based and tablet applications. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and games, you will 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 camp is designed to be collaborative and campers will 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 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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Course #: KID-067-B36
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 11
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Battle Bots

Enter the world of robotics as you explore, design and build robots using the Robotix system. Design, invent and construct robotic creations that will be challenged throughout the week with our robot Olympics, Battle-Bot competition, robot-bowing and more. Learn to program simple commands and make your robot do tricks with robotic controllers. Finally explore a range of challenging builds including the 5’ tall commander robot and 6’ long Crocosaur. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $150
Course #: KID-116-A13
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-116-B13
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Beyond the Blocks

A hands-on beginning electronics class for LEGO® fanatics! Electrical engineers teach how to solder circuits, light LEDs, electrify motors and program microcontrollers to bring Lego® bricks to life! Design and build an electrified creation to take home. In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-174-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Breaking Bricks: LEGO® Hacks and Mods

Drill, cut and modify plastic bricks to create customized LEGO take-home projects. Novice and experienced builders are coached to use tools safely, experiment with materials and expand design skills and creativity. In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $175
Course #: KID-153-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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New! Code Creators

Calling all young techies! If you want to explore the world of programming this class is perfect for you! Learn introductory coding languages and concepts through a series of web projects and design challenges. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-217-A36
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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New! Create It! Circuits, Lights and Motion

Design, prototype and fabricate unique electrical and electromechanical toys to take home. Develop STEM-ready design, tool and electronics skills by drawing, building, safely soldering and improving your very own designs. In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $175
Course #: KID-198-A46
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Course #: KID-198-B46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Droids and Bots

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

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-083-A36
Monday - Friday, July 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 8 – 11
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eLab Alternative Energy LEGO®s

If it’s LEGOs, you know it’s going to be fun! Use them to build wind mills, solar powered cars and more. Investigate how to generate, store and use sources of energy. Get ready to use a motor and solar panel, a capacitor, and the new eLab LEGO System set. Who knew? This camp is designed to be collaborative and campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Instructor: Jay Zeminski

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-102-A46
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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New! Junkyard Inventors

Use everyday items to design motorized mechanisms and micro machines. Inspired by M.I.T., this camp combines environmental principles, physics, elements of design and engineering. On Friday participate in Demo Day to share your inventions! Campers will need to bring common household items to camp for certain projects. This camp is designed to be collaborative and campers will work in teams for most of the program. Class size limited. In partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

Cost: $180
Course #: KID-215-A36
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 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. In partnership with Super Science.

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-017-A14
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 9
(no camp July 4)
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Cost: $150
Course #: KID-017-B14
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 9
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Theatrical and Musical Kids


Beasts and Beauties

Transform into someone else! Learn the tricks theatrical make-up professionals use to change ordinary people into extraordinary characters. Become an expert at a basic application for stage use. Explore how make-up artists make the young look old, turn healthy skin into bruises and blotches, and change regular people into monsters. Learn advanced tricks for applying fake noses, hair, and more. Come with your sense of adventure and leave with a portfolio of characters created by you! Instructor: Cassandra Casey

Cost: $155
Course #: KID-056-A46
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
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Now a Full Day! 
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 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., ages 6 – 8
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Course #: KID-147-B13
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 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 14 – 18, 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 15
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Course #: KID-001-B40
Monday - Friday, July 21 – 25, 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 will help to stimulate and free your creativity as a performer. You’ll develop technical skill for the stage. Activities in drama will include dramatic warm-ups, improvisation, theatre games, vocal technique, pantomime, as well as short scene work.

Cost: $125
Instructor: Amy Appleby
Course #: KID-099-A14
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
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Instructor: Kelly Dowling
Course #: KID-099-B14
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
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New! 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 the last day of camp. Instructor: Lora Strosnider

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-188-A46
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 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. 4 – 8, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 5 – 10
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New! Mime Time

Shhhhhhh! Discover the silent world of mime while you tell a story with only your face and body. Learn the basics of mime performance with no props, scenery or words. Don’t TELL how you feel, SHOW it. Campers will create a mime character, makeup and costume for a Friday performance. Wear comfortable loose clothing and get ready to stretch and move! Don’t be boxed in by traditional acting, it’ mime time! Instructor: Sarah Shelton

Cost: $135
Course #: KID-222-A46
Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 9 – 11
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New! Much Ado About Nothing

Enter the Shakespeare stage with courage and gusto as we take a trip through one of Shakespeare’s great comedies. Campers learn Shake-speare through games, crafts, and scenes as we play with the play, Much Ado about Nothing. See how actors worked in the famous Globe theatre as you perform this great play with your friends. Hurry the great stage awaits! In partnership with Baltimore Shakespeare Factory. Instructor: Stephen Strosnider

Cost: $255 (full day)
Course #: TNC-118-A30
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., ages 8 – 15
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New! Poise and Polish

Think manners don’t count? Think again! Get your act together and get ahead of everyone else. Whether it’s mealtime manners, etiquette, proper dress and styling, or greetings and introductions, you’ll WOW your friends and family with your confidence. Never underestimate the power of you with poise and polish. Camp is held at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. Specific instructions for drop off and pick up at this location are included in the Parent Handbook that is mailed to you with your camp confirmation. Instructor: Jacquie Miller

Cost: $120
Course #: KID-209-A46
Monday - Thursday,June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
(no camp 7/4)
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Puppet Fest

Join the puppet parade! Create puppets out of everyday materials while exploring the history of these wonderful entertainers. Use your newest friends to create a story all your own. Then get ready to perform your own show complete with puppets and scenery for your family and friends. Instructor: Karla Dorsey

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-146-A13
Monday - Friday, July 28 – Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Woodworking Kids


New! Build It! Maker Tools and Materials

Young makers design and construct big structures and amazing inventions with cardboard, wood, plastics and foam. Safely and accurately drill, cut and use joining tools. All projects go home! In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $140
Course #: KID-201-A46
Monday - Friday, June 30 – July 3, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m., ages 9 – 11
(no camp 7/4)
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Cost: $175
Course #: KID-201-B13
 Monday - Friday, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 8
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Make It Go: Cars

Design, fabricate and race original wooden and plastic model cars and self-propelled rolling vehicles! Use real hand tools to cut, shape, sand and finish your projects. For girls and boys who love to invent, draw and build! In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $125
Course #: KID-148-A14
Monday - Thursday, June 30 – July 3, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
(no camp 7/4)
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Make It Go: Flying Machines

Create a scratch-built wooden plane! Design, fabricate and launch ultralight coasters, zipline racers, prop copters and rockets! Use real hand tools and develop building skills to take home four unique, high quality flying machines. In partnership with Future Makers.

Cost: $165
Course #: KID-149-A14
Monday - Friday, June 23 – 27, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
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Course #: KID-149-B14
Monday - Friday, Aug. 4 – 8, 9 a.m. – noon, ages 6 – 9
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