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* * * School Closed: Wednesday, February 20 * * *

SCH will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to impending weather and transportation issues.

June

Week of June 10 = Week 1
Week of June 17 = Week 2
Week of June 24 = Week 3

July

Week of July 1 = Week 4 (no camp July 4)
Week of July 8 = Week 5
Week of July 15 = Week 6
Week of July 22 = Week 7
Week of July 29 = Week 8

August

Week of August 5 = Week 9
Week of August 12 = Week 10
Week of August 19 = Week 11 (limited offering)

STEM Camps

Summerside on the Hill has access to SCH Academy’s state of the art labs - robotics lab, 3D printers, top of the line computers/iPads, drones, video equipment , just to name a few! Summerside STEM camps combine science, technology, engineering, and math concepts and allow campers to imagine, create, and explore the design-and-build process. These hands-on offerings encourage campers to engage in group collaboration and learn by “doing”, building essential skills for school and for life.  Every camper will walk away with an amazing experience that will leave them wanting more! Whether they are bot fighting, building rockets, or flying drones, there is a STEM camp for everyone.  

List of 10 items.

  • 3D Modeling + Fabrication | Grades 5 - 8 | Week 10

    Interested in learning how to 3D print and Laser Cut?  Do you like working on computers?  Would you like to learn how to design a 3 dimensional moving creature?  Then this camp is for you!  In this camp focused on digital design and fabrication, we will learn about 3D printing, how and why we use it and complete several project based activities that are fun, interactive and engaging.

    Camp Instructor: Juliet Fajardo, SCH teacher  

    Cost: $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with 3D Modeling, snack is also provided.
  • Break Out Super Sleuths | Grades 1 - 3 | Week 6

    We will unravel codes, lift fingerprints, and hunt for clues as we learn to be super sleuths. Each afternoon will culminate in a break-out simulation as our team puts its skills to the test to unlock a series of locks on our Breakout.edu box and solve a mystery.

    CAMP INSTRUCTOR: Regina Puleo is an English teacher at Springside Chestnut Hill's Middle School for Boys. She's also the mom of two SCH students (grades K & 3), who love to play spy, solve mysteries, and put together puzzles. She's returning to run a camp based around Breakout.edu's Breakout Box, which she's used in the classroom and at camp, and she's excited to work with our youngest campers to build school-ready skills. Regina has always been captivated by the magic of story books, and her shelves are overstuffed with her classic childhood favorites and the latest budding authors and illustrators. She studied for her M.A. in Children's Literature at Hollins University, and she's eager to use her favorite story books to create activities that make learning fun.

    Cost: $375

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Break Out, snack is also provided.


  • Engineering + Robotics | Grades 1 - 8 | Weeks 5 & 6

    This wildly popular camp is back again with more fun robotics challenges and a new twist! Each camp day will have two parts: half of each day will be spent in the state-of-the-art Robotics Lab at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy; the other half will be spent building and engineering awesome things! Campers will build rockets, make gliders, build towers, and so much more. Whether you have attended this camp before or not, expect to experience some new and exciting activities this summer.  

    Camp Instructors: SCH Peter Gordon Randall and James Martin, SCH teachers (bios listed in registration)

    Cost: $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Engineering + Robotics, snack is also provided.
  • Minecraft 4 Kids: Level 1 | Grades 2 - 4 | Week 7

    Experience the amazing world of Minecraft. Build your own virtual reality in a sandbox-like environment by using tablets to challenge your mind and create your own adventures. This fun and engaging camp will spark interests, foster creativity and help you maximize your learning potential. No prior experience with Minecraft necessary. All skill levels welcome. 

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.
  • Coding for Kids | Grades 3 - 5 | Week 8

    This camp is designed for campers who want to code, whether they are new to the concept, or have already developed a love for it. Campers will have the chance to create their own game, animation, or interactive art by learning the skills needed to make their dream come alive! This camp will introduce a variety of coding languages and teach key concepts, including loops, conditionals, and variables. Campers will use their tools to design, prototype, play, test, and have fun! 

    Camp Instructor: Karen Kolkka, SCH teacher (bio listed in registration) 

    Cost: $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Coding for Kids, snack is also provided.
  • Science of Roller Coasters + Minecraft | Grades 2 -4 | Week 8

    Amusement Parks are filled with lots of heart pounding fun, as well as multiple opportunities to learn about science and engineering. In this exciting camp, learn about the physics of roller coasters while exploring kinetic and potential energy, and centripetal force. At camp you’ll build and test, physical and “virtual” roller coaster models. Using various computer programs, including Minecraft, you will create virtual roller coasters, build scale models with K’NEX and experience the thrill of the turns, loops and drops! The camp day is divided into 3 periods. Two thirds of the day is spent working on science and engineering of roller coasters and approximately one third of the day is dedicated to working with Minecraft. No prior experience is necessary! All skill levels are welcome. 

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.
  • Sports Car Racing + Robot Challenge | Grades 2 - 4 | Week 9

    The camp day is divided into two topics: Sports Car Racing and Robot Challenge. In Sports Car Racing & Design campers compete against each other and race Anki smart cars and also work in teams design and build large Anki race courses. During the Robot Challenge, campers will be provided an introduction to robotics that will show them how to pre-program, code, and operate a robot through a varierty of tasks.

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.
  • Virtual Reality: Designing 3D Worlds | Grades 5 - 8 | Week 9

    Have you ever imagined actually having the ability to walk in the shoes of your favorite character from a movie or video game? Have you ever wanted to walk on an alien planet, or fly above the clouds like a bird? With virtual reality, you can do all of this and more. In this camp, the adventurous and courageous will explore VR and dive into this amazing and immersive experience. Explore strange new worlds, learn how to navigate through virtual space and even design your own virtual objects. 

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.
  • Minecraft Missions 4 Kids | Grades 2 - 4 | Week 10

    Are you up for an adventure? In this multi-player environment, Minecraft will be the vehicle to help develop your leadership and social skills, as you accomplish unique missions with a team of campers. Use your imagination and collaborate with your team to design and build a large-scale Minecraft Missions project. In 2019, expect the most exciting missions yet. Creativity, critical thinking, and communication will be your keys to success!

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.
  • 3D Game Design: Featuring Portal 2 + Fortnite | Grades 5 - 8 | Week 7

    If you like 3D-based video games then this camp is for you! Portal 2 is a puzzle-platform style game that challenges you to use your wits to solve complex problems. Fortnite is a fast paced E-Sports adventure game and one of the most popular games on the market today. At camp you'll compete in daily Fortnite battles and use the game as inspiration to design your own 3D adventures. To build your adventure you will use 3D game engine design tools and Portal 2 to create an adventure that features intricate labyrinths, puzzles,and traps. All skill levels are welcome.

    Camp ran by Fleming Tech Camps

    Cost:
     $450

    Camp hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm 
    - Early Birds: 7:30am - 8:30am ($5/day) 
    - After Care: 3:30pm - 6pm ($25/day, $100/week) 

    Lunch is FREE with Fleming Tech Camps, snack is also provided.