CAMPS AT NSCC

STEM Camps and Outreach

Welcome to STEM Camps and Outreach! Our mission is to provide the NSCC and surrounding community quality STEM camps and programs throughout the year. All the information you will need for enrollment into one of our community STEM programs can be found here.

Please check here often for announcements about upcoming community STEM events we will hold here at NSCC!

 

Registration is available starting on May 12th, 2021

 

Required Forms

JUNE SUMMER CAMPS

Babysitting 101 – Basics to Being a Babysitter!

Campers will learn the basics of becoming a skilled babysitter, including communicating with families, preparing for a job, advertising, basic safety, age appropriate activities, following schedules, pay rates and so much more! Min: 5 / Max: 12

Camp Dates: June 7 - 8

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: $85

Ages: 12 and up

Beginning Robotics

In this beginning level robot camp you will learn how to build the basic robot rover, program it to move and then use it to complete missions that are out of this world! Campers will be introduced to the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) program. This camp will give you the basics needed to join a FLL team. Min 6/Max 10

Camp Dates: June 14 - 17

Time: 8:30am - 11:30pm

Cost: $85

Grades: 4th - 6th

Discovering STEM

STEM Camp is a great way to engage kids of all ages; with hands-on activities that can later become successful careers! Join us for Discovering STEM where we will put your brain to the test with our best hands on activities to introduce you to the world of STEM. STEM is fun, let us show you how! Box lunch provided. Min 6/Max 8

Camp Dates: June 7 - 9

Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Cost: $145

Grades: 5th - 6th

Make It Camp

Make-it camp allows you, the camper, to create things the way you want to create them. In this hands on camp, you will learn how to create fun, useful things while learning the background of the items you are working with! Box lunch provided. Min 6/Max 8

Camp Dates: June 21 - June 22

Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Cost: $99

Grades: 4th - 7th

Safety and First Aid Camp

Learn about safety, infection prevention and first aid as taught by the NSCC Nursing staff. Create a first aid kit that you can take home. If you have ever been interested in nursing, here is your chance to learn about this exciting career! Min 6/Max 10

Camp Dates: June 15 & June 22

Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $50

Grades:
June 15: 4th - 7th
June 22: 7th - 8th

Agriculture is Life - Literally

Study agricultural resources like water and soil as you collect samples of the creatures who live there and are signs of the good health of the resources. Then explore careers in Ag by seeing how milk goes from udder to bottle with Arps Dairy (7-8 grade) or learn about livestock food production by touring Cooper Farms facilities in person and virtually (9-12 grade). Finally, use your detective skills to identify the creatures who pollinate the plants that provide our food. Transportation included. Box lunch provided. Min: 6 / Max: 12

Camp Dates: June 21 - June 23 & June 29 - July 1

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Cost: $145

Grades:
June 21 - June 23: 7th - 8th
June 29 - July 1: 9th - 12th

Robots and Drones on Asteroids

Participate in the 2020 – 2021 ROADS (Rover Observation And Drone Survey) challenge on asteroids. Learn about asteroids, build and program a robot to traverse an asteroid and learn to fly a drone through the asteroid belt. Various checkpoint challenges will be submitted for awards. Pre-requisite: Beginning Robotics or 1 year on an FLL team. Min: 6 / Max: 8

Camp Dates: June 28 - July 1

Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Cost: $150

Grades: 5th - 8th

JULY SUMMER CAMPS

Exploring STEM

Join us for Exploring STEM as we dive deeper into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! There is always more to learn in these ever-changing fields. Come ready to use your hands, exercise your brain and have a whole lot of fun. No matter your interest, you will love to dig deeper into STEM. Box lunch provided. Min: 6 / Max: 8

Camp Dates: July 5 - 7

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: $145

Grades: 7th - 8th

Advanced Robots

Robots are used every day in every industry. In this advanced robotics camp we will look at the different ways that robots are used and then build a robotic arm similar to those that are used in industry and learn to program it using sensors and controls. Pre-requisite: Beginning Robots or 1 year on a FLL team. Min: 6 / Max: 10

Camp Dates: July 5 - 8

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am

Cost: $85

Grades: 5th - 8th

Sticks and Stones and Bones

You know the song “Bones, and Bones and Dem Bones” well, we will learn about dem bones, break dem bones and fix dem bones. We will talk with experts in the fields of biomedical engineering, biology and medicine as we learn about dem bones! Min: 6 / Max: 12

Camp Dates: July 5 - 8

Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Cost: $85

Grades: 6th - 8th

The Science of Food

Campers will learn how food is grown in a local greenhouse and how to put together nutritious snacks with cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers. They will learn the chemistry behind making an edible water bottle and yummy pretzels. Finally they will learn how lemonade and the Fibonacci sequence go together to make a refreshing cooler! Min: 6 / Max: 8

Camp Dates: July 12 - July 14

Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Cost: $85

Grades: 5th - 7th

Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

Learn how to make good decisions, find opportunities, build your brand and develop good networking skills. From the renowned Ice House Entrepreneurship Program. Min 6/ Max 10.

Camp Dates: July 12 - July 14

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am

Cost: $85

Grades: 6th - 12th

NEW SUMMER CAMPS

1st - 3rd Graders

Creative Arts

Campers will enjoy a variety of creative art experiences including visual arts, music, and movement. Expect make-it, take-it activities that children will create and learn at camp and then bring the information home to do with families.Learning for all!Min 6/Max 10

Camp Dates: June 21 - 22 OR June 28 - 29

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $50

LEGO Mission to Mars

There is a new rover on Mars – Perseverance! It will study the surface for signs of ancient life. So what do we know about the planet? What would we need to survive on Mars – food, water, air? We will learn some things about Mars while exploring Earth, then we will design and build a Martian base, all with LEGOs. Same content in both camps.Min 6/Max:10

Camp Dates: June 21 - 24 OR July 12 - 15

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am

Cost: $85

ADULT SUMMER CAMPS

Adult Drawing Camp

Students will learn the foundations of drawings through observations of the world around them. The class will explore graphite and charcoal. All skill levels welcome! Includes drawing supplies. Min 6/Max 8

Camp Dates: Wednesday, June 9, 16, 23 & 30

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost: $115

Sumo Bots

Welcome to the world of robot sumo wrestling. You’ve seen battlebots on TV, but these little robots pack a mighty push! Learn to build a miniature sumo robot, program it and then compete. Guaranteed fun for everyone! High School and adult. Min 6/Max 10

Camp Dates: June 21 - 23

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost: $70

How to Succeed in College

Want to get a head start on college success? Join us for How to Succeed in College and learn how to read for speed and comprehension; space, pace, interleave, and retrieve information; relax and refocus anywhere; set goals, boundaries, and supports; and work your network. High school through college. Min 6/Max 12

Camp Dates: June 28 - July 1

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost: $85