• 2015 Class Descriptions

    Half-day program for students entering K-5 ($100 per session)

    9:30-12:15 or 1:15-4:00

    • Early Steps for K-1: “Kidgenius” Inventions and Inventors
      What do earmuffs and trampolines have in common? Kids invented them! Explore important inventions and inventors (adults and children) from the past and present. Bring your own ideas to life by creating unique inventions that could change the future!
    • Primary for 2-3: Under the Sea!
      Dive into the deep blue sea and discover the hidden underwater world alive with magic and beauty. Be prepared to make some waves and see what’s changing in the sea!
    • Intermediate for 4-5: Design Squad
      Calling all future engineers! Innovative designers needed to solve problems of the past, present, and future. Cow- a-Bungee, Catapult to the Front of the Line, and Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah into designs that could change the course of mankind!

    Full-day program for students entering 6-10 ($160 per session)

    9:30-4:00

    Network Groups — 9:30 – 10:15
    Morning Choices — 10:15 - 12:15

    • Full Story at 10
      We interrupt this broadcast to inform you that the world is full of change, and the media is how we learn about it. Over time, humans have used a variety of methods to spread the news of historic events. Now it's your turn to make some headlines. Be sure to tune in to get the Full Story at 10!
    • X Marks the Spot
      Looking for a high tech version of hide-n-seek? Come explore the outdoors in search of hidden treasure and adventure. All you need to get started is curiosity, courage, and of course the coordinates!
    • Get A Clue!
      This popular board game rich with detective work comes to life as we embark on a mystery of our very own. Characters from books jump right off their pages and leap into our library. Unfortunately, one of our guests has committed a very serious crime. Come help us discover "whodunit". Was it you, in Threshold, with the candlestick?

    Lunch (provided for Grades 6-10) — 12:15 – 1:00
    Afternoon Choices — 1:00 – 3:00

    • Designing Tomorrow
      Have you ever imagined what the world will look like in the future? Now you can be the one to anticipate futuristic changes in architecture, aesthetics, and design. Then, you will create and build upon your vision when you're Designing Tomorrow!  
    • Flipped Engineering
      Experience creative problem solving at its best as you explore the world of junk. Attack the challenges and create unique towers, planes, and vehicles out of materials at hand. Then, compete with others to achieve ultimate success.
    • Once Upon A Time
      “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Benjamin Franklin. Is your story worth reading? What needs to change? The characters, plot, setting... or maybe you? Looking for ways to bring out your inner author? This class might just be “write” for you, “dearie!”

    Recreation — 3:00 – 4:00

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