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Specialty Camps

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Specialty Camps (Ages 6 - 12)

Program Hours: 8:30am – 3:00pm (Early Care & Extended Day options)

Experience a fabulous, full-day specialty camp each week. Camps include Animal Education, Art, Coding, Cooking, Science and Life Skills. Speciality Campers will go to the pool Friday mornings.

 

Session 1:    June 22 - 26 

S’mores & more with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 6+

Awesome camping recipes that could be made on a campfire or grill. Create campfire cone s’mores, curly dogs, fire nachos and many more camping goodies!

Color Explosion! with CREATE Arts - Ages 7+

Design your own tie-dyed tee! Campers will also explore printmaking, watercolors and other outrageously colorful projects!

Session 2:    June 29 - July 2

Animal Magic with Cricket’s Critters - Ages 6+

You don’t have to go to Hogwarts for magic! Nature is full of magical tricks. Meet some interesting live critters to learn about superpowers, transformations, potions and illusions. 

Skills & Chills with Terry Melo - Ages 8+

Learn a little etiquette, basic first aid, how to self-advocate, make cold, sweet treats and more, while having fun with Terry Melo, a super cool retired MCPS Family and Consumer Science teacher. 

Session 3 :     July 6 - 10

Asian Flavors with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 8+

Get ready for Asian adventures! Make pho soup, Thai curries, Japanese noodles, Chinese moon cakes and more delightful delicacies!

Coding - Robots, Games & More! with MyKidsCode.com - Ages 6+

Learn to code while creating awesome games, sweet music, cute art and fun robots using Scratch, Code Studio, MicroBit, NeoPixel, RobotCar, Star Wars BB-8! Design and play original games!

Session 4: July 13 - 17

Baking Bliss with Poach, Sizzle Stir PSS - Ages 6+

Explore the science of sweet and savory baked goods. Learn baking techniques such as folding, sifting and zesting as we whip up biscuits, tarts, pies, fruit pastries, pizzas, cookies and more!

Mammals with Cricket’s Critters - Ages 6+

Amazing mammals! Explore the fascinating strategies and tricks mammals have used to claim their spot on the top of the heap, with visits from live ambassadors to strut their stuff! 

Coding - Robots, Games & More! with MyKidsCode.com - Ages 7+

Learn to code while creating awesome games, sweet music, cute art and fun robots using Scratch, Code Studio, MicroBit, NeoPixel, RobotCar, Star Wars BB-8! Design and play original games!

Session 5:      July 20 - 24

Farm to Table with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 6+

Harvest at a local farm. Cook delicious sweet and savory dishes with seasonal fruits and veggies, while learning fundamental cooking skills.

Red Hot Robots with Mad Science - 7+

A journey through circuitry and sensors. Explore robots that follow lines, sounds, play tag and more! Construct a robot to take home! 

Art Immersion with CREATE Arts - Ages 6+

Dive into painting, sculpting, drawing, collage, mixed media and more. Use a variety of materials, including tempera, watercolor, oil pastels, and clay in this wild week!

Session 6: July 27 - 31

Chef Challenge with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 8+

Learn to create your very own masterpieces!  Assemble dishes using ingredients that most have available at home. May the best dish win!

Secret Agent Lab with Mad Science Ages 6+

Suspects! Schematics! and Sleuths! Using spy equipment, explore evidence gathering, fingerprinting detection and help solve a crime!

Cool Sci-Arts with CREATE Arts  Ages 6+ 

Messy and magical come to life when science and art collide! Experience disappearing ink, rainbow paper creation, chromatography art, making your own paint and pendulum painting!

Session 7:   August 3 - 7

Holiday Fusion with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 6+

Celebrate the yummiest dishes of multiple holidays with cupid kababs, snake bites, heart pizzas, stuffin’ muffins, holiday cookies, matzo ball soup and many more festive treats!

Ooze & Slime with Cricket’s Critters - Ages 6+

Ooey, gooey, life saving slime! It’s defense, it’s offense, it’s a tricky concoction by nature’s best chemists. Live animal ambassadors will show us their slimiest of tricks.

Session 8: August 10 - 14

Cake Decorating with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 8+

A fun beginners guide to creating beautiful cakes! Learn to decorate cakes and cupcakes, with crumb coats, buttercream and pretty flowers! 

Modern Day Monsters with Cricket’s Critters - Ages 6+

Who says monsters aren’t real! They’re bizarre, creepy, outrageous, and oh so absurd. Live animal ambassadors show how science fiction has nothing on nature’s real monsters!

Little Monsters Studio with CREATE Arts - Ages 6+

Showcase your imagination by making monsters, heroes, dragons and cool characters. Create unique 2-D mixed media paintings, collages, 3-D sculptures and more!

Session 9: August 17 - 21  

Magnificent Mardi Gras with Poach, Sizzle Stir - Ages 6+

We will be celebrating Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday all week long with delicious Cajun dishes like beignets, po’boys with homemade remoulade, gumbo, king cakes and other Cajun treats! 

Crime Scene Chemistry - with Mad Science - Ages 6+

Discover the foundations of forensics as you learn about organs, cells and chemistry! Use your traits to decode and decipher DNA. Use crime scene chemistry skills to solve a sticky crime! 

Cartooning & Comics with CREATE Arts - Ages 6+

Your stories come to life as  you create original characters and stories. Learn about storyboards, panels, character design and more. Become a cartooning master in this class for all experience levels!