Summer Camps in Northwest DC, Bethesda, MD, Alexandria, VA & Oakton, VA (202) 625-1921

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BETHESDA, MD Mater Dei School

Program June July August Cost
Rising Pre-K & Younger 11 18 25 21 9 16 23 30 6 13
Junior Day Camp (Half Day)
Camp OfferedCosmic Campers
Space: The Final Frontier - and also the faraway home to our friend Gomer! The intellect and imagination of Neil deGrasse Tyson can paint a picture of Gomer's home planet Gomeria, but Gomer remains stranded here on Earth! The only hope for Gomer to reach his home is the dedicated efforts and perseverance of our Junior Day campers as they build, play and plan their way out of Earth's gravity.
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedBug's Life
Our campers awake comfortably at home...only to discover they've shrunk to the size of an ant! The world can feel big when you're small - fortunately, our campers have the help of their friendly neighbors, the Headfirst Colony of Ants. Can our Junior Day campers bounce back and overcome their obstacles to find the secret antidote through games, movement and creative projects to return to their GIANT size?
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedThe Camp Before Time
On a mysterious island, scientists have been puzzled for years by fossilized dinosaur eggs that they discovered, but that won't hatch, despite their best efforts. The brightest archaeologist minds of our generation turn to Junior Day Camp for help - can their efforts in science, music and fun bring success to this critical Dino-Mission?
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedGomerLand
In Humdrum City, kids don't have a translation for the English word "fun". It's the task of Headfirst Junior Day campers to teach them - by building, testing and playing in the most fun, awesome, and creative theme park that the world has ever seen!
Cost: $275
Camp OfferedHeadfirst League of Harrowing Heroism
WHAP! ZOOM! Our Headfirst Heroes return to Headfirst-opolis to save it from the grasp of their archnemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Junior Day campers must join forces to help Gomer defeat Dr. Self Pity and his cronies by discovering their own inner superpowers through music, art and teamwork.
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedGreat Barrier Campers
Uh oh... Some of the Great Headfirst Sea's most precious and beautiful natural resources are in trouble - Captain Landfill is back to his tricks! The Great Headfirst Sea's elected leader - Gritty the Goalfish - comes to Junior Day Camp to help his underwater citizens re-learn and replenish their resilience through stories, exploration and games to defeat the evil Captain Landfill!
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedMagic Carpet Ride
In the city of Wishy-Washington, citizens have a magic genie that makes all their dreams come true. But the genie and his magic lamp are out of wishes! Now the kids of Wishy-Washington must find a new way to make their dreams come true - with the help of Genie Gomer and Junior Day Camp through creative art projects, music and games!
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedAloha Moana
After the efforts and courage of the revered Wayfinder Moana to seek out a new home for Headfirst Junior Day, Headfirst-topia was a perfect island destination. But in the year since her departure, hardship has struck the island - the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed by the removal of the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump that Moana left to ensure the island's peace and prosperity! Campers must find and restore the Fist Bump to its home at the top of Headfirst Mountain through their creative art, dancing and more in order to replenish the island's Icees.
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedZoo-Topia!
In the happy and bustling Mammal Metropolis, citizens are concerned. Proton the Pessimistic Possum has started his slippery sabotage of the city's optimism! It's up to Junior Day Camp to help Proton regain his positive energy by dancing, singing and playing to reverse the dark cloud hanging over Mammal Metropolis!
Cost: $325
Camp OfferedGomer the Tank Engine
Gomer the Tank Engine doesn't just think he can - he knows he can. But when the villain Dr. Idle sets a runaway train on the tracks, it's up to Gomer and his Junior Day Camp friends to find it and stop it through games, stories and a bit of science before its cargo of icees and fist bumps is ruined!
Cost: $325
$275$325
Junior Day Camp
Camp OfferedCosmic Campers
Space: The Final Frontier - and also the faraway home to our friend Gomer! The intellect and imagination of Neil deGrasse Tyson can paint a picture of Gomer's home planet Gomeria, but Gomer remains stranded here on Earth! The only hope for Gomer to reach his home is the dedicated efforts and perseverance of our Junior Day campers as they build, play and plan their way out of Earth's gravity.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedBug's Life
Our campers awake comfortably at home...only to discover they've shrunk to the size of an ant! The world can feel big when you're small - fortunately, our campers have the help of their friendly neighbors, the Headfirst Colony of Ants. Can our Junior Day campers bounce back and overcome their obstacles to find the secret antidote through games, movement and creative projects to return to their GIANT size?
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedThe Camp Before Time
On a mysterious island, scientists have been puzzled for years by fossilized dinosaur eggs that they discovered, but that won't hatch, despite their best efforts. The brightest archaeologist minds of our generation turn to Junior Day Camp for help - can their efforts in science, music and fun bring success to this critical Dino-Mission?
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedGomerLand
In Humdrum City, kids don't have a translation for the English word "fun". It's the task of Headfirst Junior Day campers to teach them - by building, testing and playing in the most fun, awesome, and creative theme park that the world has ever seen!
Cost: $425
Camp OfferedHeadfirst League of Harrowing Heroism
WHAP! ZOOM! Our Headfirst Heroes return to Headfirst-opolis to save it from the grasp of their archnemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Junior Day campers must join forces to help Gomer defeat Dr. Self Pity and his cronies by discovering their own inner superpowers through music, art and teamwork.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedGreat Barrier Campers
Uh oh... Some of the Great Headfirst Sea's most precious and beautiful natural resources are in trouble - Captain Landfill is back to his tricks! The Great Headfirst Sea's elected leader - Gritty the Goalfish - comes to Junior Day Camp to help his underwater citizens re-learn and replenish their resilience through stories, exploration and games to defeat the evil Captain Landfill!
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedMagic Carpet Ride
In the city of Wishy-Washington, citizens have a magic genie that makes all their dreams come true. But the genie and his magic lamp are out of wishes! Now the kids of Wishy-Washington must find a new way to make their dreams come true - with the help of Genie Gomer and Junior Day Camp through creative art projects, music and games!
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedAloha Moana
After the efforts and courage of the revered Wayfinder Moana to seek out a new home for Headfirst Junior Day, Headfirst-topia was a perfect island destination. But in the year since her departure, hardship has struck the island - the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed by the removal of the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump that Moana left to ensure the island's peace and prosperity! Campers must find and restore the Fist Bump to its home at the top of Headfirst Mountain through their creative art, dancing and more in order to replenish the island's Icees.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedZoo-Topia!
In the happy and bustling Mammal Metropolis, citizens are concerned. Proton the Pessimistic Possum has started his slippery sabotage of the city's optimism! It's up to Junior Day Camp to help Proton regain his positive energy by dancing, singing and playing to reverse the dark cloud hanging over Mammal Metropolis!
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedGomer the Tank Engine
Gomer the Tank Engine doesn't just think he can - he knows he can. But when the villain Dr. Idle sets a runaway train on the tracks, it's up to Gomer and his Junior Day Camp friends to find it and stop it through games, stories and a bit of science before its cargo of icees and fist bumps is ruined!
Cost: $499
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Rising K & 1st Graders 11 18 25 21 9 16 23 30 6 13
Day Camp I (K Only)
Camp OfferedStarship Explorers
The Headfirst Aeronautics and Space Agency (HASA) is looking for recruits to help in a critical mission: our beloved Gomer is stranded here on Earth, and needs to get back to Gomeria! Becoming an astronaut for HASA is very difficult and will take dedication to science projects and principles, art and music to help Gomer – his best hope is the perseverance and effort of Day Camp as they aim for 3... 2... 1... BLASTOFF!
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedBuggin' Out
As Gomer awoke one morning to go to Headfirst, he found himself transformed in his bed - he and all his Day Camp friends were the size of ladybugs! Gomer and his friends - including the newfound friends in the Headfirst Colony of Ants – need to find an antidote through scientific testing, dancing and playing to bounce back to their original size.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedJurassic Party
Dino Island is a secret shrouded in mystery... For years, scientists have been stumped by the discovery of fossilized dinosaur eggs that they can't get to hatch. Now, they turn to Day Camp to see if campers can learn and develop the special skills, voices, strength and dedication to bring these dinosaurs back to life!
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedHeadfirst MegaThrill FunPark
Did you know that the children of Humdrum City don't know what the word "FUN" means? It's up to Headfirst Day Camp to teach Humdrum City how to have fun - and how much fun Headfirst Day Camp is - by building, testing and playing in their very own Headfirst MegaThrill FUNPARK!
Cost: $415
Camp OfferedLeague of Extraordinary Campers
ZING! ZOOOOOOOOM! POW! Headfirst-opolis once again faces the threat of its arch nemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Our Headfirst Heroes must meet the villain and his crew head-on, armed with their own superpowers - and the help and powers of the Everyday Heroes around them in Headfirst-opolis - to defeat Dr. Self Pity and his Troublesome Trio through stories, music and laughter.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedUnder the Sea
The Great Headfirst Sea is in peril - and Gritty the Goalfish once again calls upon Day campers to help him in his critical mission! The tricks of Captain Landfill have put the Headfirst Barrier Reef in danger, and the underwater citizens have almost given up. Gritty and his Day Camp friends have to help all their deep sea friends re-learn how to bounce back to replenish their resilience and reverse the damage of Captain Landfill.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedA Whole New World
The citizens of the beautiful city of Wishy-Washington are used to having all their dreams come true with a simple wish to the Magic Genie of Wishy-Washington. But now, the genie and his lamp are out of wishes! Can Headfirst Day campers teach Wishy-Washington through games, stories and art what it takes to make their dreams come true again?
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedThe Big Island Voyage
Headfirst-topia has long been a destination for Headfirst Day Campers - a Polynesian island paradise with endless Icees. But in the year since Wayfinder Moana left the island, someone removed the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump from the top of Headfirst Mountain, and the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed! Day Camp must join forces with the Spirit of Headfirst-topia to return the Magical Fist Bump and save the Icees.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedMammal Metropolis
A cloud has descended over the city of Mammal Metropolis... Proton the Pessimistic Possum and his maniacal machinations have sucked all the positivity out of the city! But Proton wasn't always this way - it's the task of Headfirst Day Camp to help Proton rediscover his positive energy to bring optimism back to the citizens of Mammal Metropolis with games, music and creative arts.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedShining Time Station
Oh no! Gomer the Tank Engine's arch-nemesis - Dr. Idle - has set a runaway train on the tracks of Shining Time Station! Gomer and Day Camp Friends must not only think they can - they know they can. With creative plans, games and stories, our Day campers will work hard to stop the runaway train to save its cargo of icees and fist bumps.
Cost: $489
$415$489
Day Camp II (1st Only)
Camp OfferedStarship Explorers
The Headfirst Aeronautics and Space Agency (HASA) is looking for recruits to help in a critical mission: our beloved Gomer is stranded here on Earth, and needs to get back to Gomeria! Becoming an astronaut for HASA is very difficult and will take dedication to science projects and principles, art and music to help Gomer – his best hope is the perseverance and effort of Day Camp as they aim for 3... 2... 1... BLASTOFF!
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedBuggin' Out
As Gomer awoke one morning to go to Headfirst, he found himself transformed in his bed - he and all his Day Camp friends were the size of ladybugs! Gomer and his friends - including the newfound friends in the Headfirst Colony of Ants – need to find an antidote through scientific testing, dancing and playing to bounce back to their original size.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedJurassic Party
Dino Island is a secret shrouded in mystery... For years, scientists have been stumped by the discovery of fossilized dinosaur eggs that they can't get to hatch. Now, they turn to Day Camp to see if campers can learn and develop the special skills, voices, strength and dedication to bring these dinosaurs back to life!
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedHeadfirst MegaThrill FunPark
Did you know that the children of Humdrum City don't know what the word "FUN" means? It's up to Headfirst Day Camp to teach Humdrum City how to have fun - and how much fun Headfirst Day Camp is - by building, testing and playing in their very own Headfirst MegaThrill FUNPARK!
Cost: $415
Camp OfferedLeague of Extraordinary Campers
ZING! ZOOOOOOOOM! POW! Headfirst-opolis once again faces the threat of its arch nemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Our Headfirst Heroes must meet the villain and his crew head-on, armed with their own superpowers - and the help and powers of the Everyday Heroes around them in Headfirst-opolis - to defeat Dr. Self Pity and his Troublesome Trio through stories, music and laughter.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedUnder the Sea
The Great Headfirst Sea is in peril - and Gritty the Goalfish once again calls upon Day campers to help him in his critical mission! The tricks of Captain Landfill have put the Headfirst Barrier Reef in danger, and the underwater citizens have almost given up. Gritty and his Day Camp friends have to help all their deep sea friends re-learn how to bounce back to replenish their resilience and reverse the damage of Captain Landfill.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedA Whole New World
The citizens of the beautiful city of Wishy-Washington are used to having all their dreams come true with a simple wish to the Magic Genie of Wishy-Washington. But now, the genie and his lamp are out of wishes! Can Headfirst Day campers teach Wishy-Washington through games, stories and art what it takes to make their dreams come true again?
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedThe Big Island Voyage
Headfirst-topia has long been a destination for Headfirst Day Campers - a Polynesian island paradise with endless Icees. But in the year since Wayfinder Moana left the island, someone removed the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump from the top of Headfirst Mountain, and the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed! Day Camp must join forces with the Spirit of Headfirst-topia to return the Magical Fist Bump and save the Icees.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedMammal Metropolis
A cloud has descended over the city of Mammal Metropolis... Proton the Pessimistic Possum and his maniacal machinations have sucked all the positivity out of the city! But Proton wasn't always this way - it's the task of Headfirst Day Camp to help Proton rediscover his positive energy to bring optimism back to the citizens of Mammal Metropolis with games, music and creative arts.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedShining Time Station
Oh no! Gomer the Tank Engine's arch-nemesis - Dr. Idle - has set a runaway train on the tracks of Shining Time Station! Gomer and Day Camp Friends must not only think they can - they know they can. With creative plans, games and stories, our Day campers will work hard to stop the runaway train to save its cargo of icees and fist bumps.
Cost: $489
$415$489
Multi-Sport Camp I
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $415
Camp OfferedMarch Madness
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedOlympics
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $489
$415$489
STEM Camp I    
Camp OfferedHeadfirst Flight School
We’re taking to the skies this week as campers learn about all things aviation. Campers will explore the four principles of flight – Lift, Thrust, Drag, and Weight – while exploring how these forces interact on devices such as airplanes, gliders, helicopters, and even hot air balloons. How high can you soar?
Cost: $499
 
Camp OfferedMaker Camp: Intro to Robotics
In this new, cutting-edge robotics camp, young campers will utilize Ozobots as an introduction to robotics and coding. Ozobots are specifically designed to respond to color-coded commands, proving an easy way for campers to familiarize themselves with core programming concepts, such as events, conditionals, and loops. Without even realizing it, campers will be developing their ability to think critically and reason logically, all while engaging in a fun, accessible, and dynamic environment.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferediPad Coding: Animation Studio
In our brand-new iPad coding animation program, campers will utilize the ScratchJr software to create their own unique, interactive stories. ScratchJr was specifically designed as an introductory visual programming language, allowing campers to familiarize themselves with fundamental coding principles through an accessible and easy to understand interface. This course is the perfect introduction to coding for young campers as they learn how to articulate their thoughts and creative ideas through technology.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedMission to Mars
Houston, we have a problem – we’re having too much fun at camp. This week is dedicated to learning all about space and our solar system. After completing their astronaut training, campers will blast off on an exciting journey to Mars. Once there, they’ll construct Martian landers, build rovers to explore the terrain, and design an autonomous Martian colony. One small step for the summer, one giant leap for your camper.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferediPad Coding: Beginner Game Design
Headfirst’s Beginner Game Design course is designed as an engaging introduction for young campers to the world of STEM and computer programming. Using the intuitive and developmentally appropriate ScratchJr program, campers will be able to create their own interactive games, learning how to use technology as a tool for creative expression. As they create their own games, campers will hone their reasoning and logic skills, key components to future programming success.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedHeadfirst Case Crackers
A missing diamond. A mysterious note. A glass of spilled milk. Campers must sift through the clues this week as they solve puzzles, unravel mysteries, and catch criminals. Employing real-life techniques, campers will dive deep into the exciting world of forensics. Even Sherlock Homes would be impressed.
Cost: $499
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Rising 2nd & 3rd Graders 11 18 25 21 9 16 23 30 6 13
Connect. Create. Discover.
Camp OfferedWelcome to the Jungle
Grab your hiking boots, we’re exploring some of the most amazing places in the world this summer, including the Amazon, Daintree, and Borneo rainforests. Along the way, we’ll study the diverse flora and fauna that call these regions home, such as the orangutan, pygmy elephant, saltwater crocodile, and anaconda. Keep your eyes peeled, we might even discover a new species!
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedHeadfirst Justice League
The Headfirst Justice League is recruiting new superheroes this summer. Do you have what it takes? Come spend a week in our state-of-the-art superhero academy where we’ll research the science behind superpowers. Along the way, we’ll design and craft our own brand-new superhero identities. And once the training ends, we’ll have to work together to defeat some of the most infamous super villains known to mankind!
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedOnce Upon a Time
It was the best of times, it was the… well, actually, it’s just the best of times this summer at Headfirst. If you’ve ever lost yourself in an amazing book, this is the camp for you. Whether it’s brewing potions with Professor Snape, digging for treasure with Stanley Yelnats, or exploring the universe with Meg Murry, there’s something for everyone this week. Come join us on this literary odyssey.
Cost: $399
Camp OfferedH Marks the Spot
Walking down the beach, you notice a mysterious bottle wash ashore. Inside, you find a faded manuscript, detailing daring exploits and nautical adventures with swashbuckling rogues, prized galleons, and enchanted treasure. On the back is a map, with the Headfirst H, clearly marking the spot for the most fun and excitement you’ll have all year. Prepare to raise the Jolly Roger as we set sail on this pirate adventure.

*This week features a field trip to Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedCampers of the Round Table
This summer, we’re going back in time to the Medieval Ages! Design your family crest and banners. Build catapults to defend your castle against medieval siege weaponry. Try your hand at jousting and archery in Gomer’s Great Tournament. Raise a toast to new friends during an extravagant feast with lord, ladies, knights, and jesters. This week truly is a blast from the past.

*This week features a field trip to Medieval Times for a tournament and show.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedCIA: Camp Intelligence Agency
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to identify the secret agent who has infiltrated the Headfirst Camp Intelligence Agency, informally known as Spy Camp. For years Spy Camp has produced the best agents in the field of espionage, but now we’re under attack and we need your help to find this secret agent. Complete your training, uncover the mole, and save the world. Warning, this message will now self-destruct.

*This week features a field trip to Zavazone for ninja spy training.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedHawaiian Excursion
3,000 years ago, expert sailors and navigators, using their knowledge of the wind, stars, and migratory bird patterns, settled across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean, now known as the Polynesian Triangle. Join us this summer as we celebrate the cultures and ecology of Polynesia. We’ll learn about the moa bird of New Zealand, the Moai statues of Easter Island, and the volcanoes of Hawaii.

*This week features a field trip to Volcano Island Waterpark.
Cost: $499
Camp OfferedHeadfirst Shark Week
Join Headfirst this week for a camp dedicated to some of Earth’s most fascinating, and misunderstood, creatures – sharks! We’ll explore the digestive system of the tiger shark (lovingly called the “garbage can of the sea”), the migratory patterns of whale sharks, and the fossilized teeth of the extinct Megalodon, the biggest shark that ever lived. Only one thing’s for certain – we’re gonna need a bigger boat.
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedArctic Adventures
It’s a journey to the poles in our coolest week of camp yet. We’ll be researching cold weather and mountaineering survival techniques, designing and building a supply zipline, and racing bobsleds. Camp culminates with a campus-wide celebration of the famed Alaskan Iditarod. Be sure to bundle up!
Cost: $469
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Multi-Sport Camp II
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $399
Camp OfferedMarch Madness
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedOlympics
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $469
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $469
$399$469
STEM Camp II
Camp OfferedLEGO®- Mine, Craft, Build Survival Week
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®materials! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This ultimate Minecraft experience using LEGO®materials is an original game designed by Play-Well, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by popular Minecraft video game. Students will have a blast even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®materials.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedThe Need for Speed
“A mind in motion remains in motion” – that’s the motto for Headfirst’s physics themed week, dedicated to the science behind all things fast. Rockets, roller coasters, and wave runners – we’re exploring Newtonian physics in the most exciting ways possible. Campers will learn about velocity, acceleration, collisions, and friction by designing, testing, and refining in this hands-on, action-packed course.
Cost: $489
Camp OfferedLEGO®- Superhero Master Engineering
Superheroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only superheroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum challenges our heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
Cost: $450
Camp OfferediPad Coding: Game Design
Utilizing a project-based curriculum, campers in our new iPad Game Design program will be introduced to and further refine key programming skills. Camp will focus on using technology as a creative and empowering outlet for campers, harnessing their imaginative spirit with a developmentally appropriate interface. Campers will become acquainted with important coding concepts, such as sequences, variables, and conditionals, all within the accessible world of video game design.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedMaker Camp: STEM Robotics
Our STEM Robotics camp brings fundamental STEM concepts to life, making them both inviting and engaging for campers at a crucial developmental age. Campers are taught core design concepts and then challenged to create machines and robots to accomplish specific tasks in increasingly complex situations. Adaptable mechanical components allow campers to apply real-world solutions, with a focus on design, testing, reflection, and adaptation.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferediPad Coding: Video Game Design
In our new iPad Coding: Video Game Design course, campers will learn valuable coding techniques and concepts in an engaging and accessible environment. A perfect introduction to an exciting STEM field, campers will embrace video game programming as an empowering tool, rather than as a finished product to be passively experienced. With a project based curricula, this course is designed to allow campers to unleash their creative potential while still developing the important technical skills needed for success.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedGame Design with Scratch Coding
The sky is the limit when it comes to computer programming. Using Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT, campers will be able to imagine, innovate, and create their own amazing games, stories, and animations. Specifically designed as an introductory language to the world of coding, the robust program serves as a perfect instrument for teaching the concept of coding by drawing upon creativity, imagination, and interests.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedCSI: Camp Scene Investigators
Missing gemstones. Hidden clues. Suspicious characters. It’s just another week at Headfirst CSI. Join us in the crime lab where we’ll utilize real-world forensics techniques, including fingerprint evaluation, fiber tracing, and handwriting analysis to solve crimes and unravel mysteries.
Cost: $489
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Flag Star Football
Camp OfferedJoin us for a high-energy week of flag football with Flag Star Football! Led by a team of high-energy, positive coaches, this is the perfect camp for seasoned vets and flag football rookies alike. All campers should expect high-level instruction, high-tempo game-play and a fun, welcoming environment to make friends, build skills and talk values.
Cost: $489
$489
Rising 4th & 5th Graders 11 18 25 21 9 16 23 30 6 13
Multi-Sport Camp III
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $399
Camp OfferedMarch Madness
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedOlympics
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedWorld Cup
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedWorld Series
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedStanley Cup
Cost: $459
Camp OfferedSuper Bowl
Cost: $459
$399$459
STEM Camp III  
Camp OfferedLEGO®- Mine, Craft, Build Survival Week
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®materials! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This ultimate Minecraft experience using LEGO®materials is an original game designed by Play-Well, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by popular Minecraft video game. Students will have a blast even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®materials.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedAdvanced Makers: High Tech Tinkering
Get your camper excited about STEM by introducing him or her to the fascinating world of robotics. Using real parts, real science, and real engineering, campers can build sophisticated robots that will ignite their passion for technology and engineering. Featuring both dedicated builds and problem-solving challenges, this hands-on, fun, and engaging experience provides a strong foundation in core STEM concepts.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedLEGO®- Superhero Master Engineering
Superheroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only superheroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum challenges our heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
Cost: $450
       
Camp OfferedBits & Bytes: Computer Programming
Headfirst’s Arduino-based computer program allows campers to explore how computers and programming work together in real world applications. By studying the “guts” of a single-board microcontroller, campers can gain empirical knowledge in a way that makes computer science fun and accessible. Using Arduino clones, campers will be able to light LEDs, control motors, and create gadgets like thermometers, video game controllers, and ultrasonic sensors.

*At the end of the week, campers will be able to take their Arduino clones home to continue refining and tinkering on their projects.
Cost: $529
Camp OfferedAdvanced Makers: Robotic Engineering
Featuring robot battles, races, and competitions, this brand-new week fully embraces the exciting world of STEM robotics. Campers will be able to construct complex mechanisms which they can control using the VEX IQ robot brain, controller, and smart sensors. An awesome curriculum and amazing robot builds will leave your camper saying, “Wow!” and looking for his or her next STEM learning activity.
Cost: $529
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Flag Star Football
Camp OfferedJoin us for a high-energy week of flag football with Flag Star Football! Led by a team of high-energy, positive coaches, this is the perfect camp for seasoned vets and flag football rookies alike. All campers should expect high-level instruction, high-tempo game-play and a fun, welcoming environment to make friends, build skills and talk values.
Cost: $489
$489
Convenience & Flexibility 11 18 25 21 9 16 23 30 6 13
AM Extended Day
Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
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Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
Camp OfferedCost: $85
$85/wk$25/day
PM Extended Day
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $120
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
Camp OfferedCost: $140
$140/wk$40/day
Complimentary P.M. Bus Service, Cabin John        
Camp OfferedCost: Free
Camp OfferedCost: Free
Camp OfferedCost: Free
Camp OfferedCost: Free
    $0
Swim Lessons
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
Camp OfferedCost: $70
$70
Daily Enrollments
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
Camp OfferedCost: $99/day
$99/day
  1. There will be no camp on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, due to the July 4th holiday. All camp session tuitions (and bus costs) during the week will be reduced accordingly. The pro-rated cost is noted in the rollover information for that week.

Junior Day Camp Themes

Cosmic Campers
Space: The Final Frontier - and also the faraway home to our friend Gomer! The intellect and imagination of Neil deGrasse Tyson can paint a picture of Gomer's home planet Gomeria, but Gomer remains stranded here on Earth! The only hope for Gomer to reach his home is the dedicated efforts and perseverance of our Junior Day campers as they build, play and plan their way out of Earth's gravity.
Bug's Life
Our campers awake comfortably at home...only to discover they've shrunk to the size of an ant! The world can feel big when you're small - fortunately, our campers have the help of their friendly neighbors, the Headfirst Colony of Ants. Can our Junior Day campers bounce back and overcome their obstacles to find the secret antidote through games, movement and creative projects to return to their GIANT size?
The Camp Before Time
On a mysterious island, scientists have been puzzled for years by fossilized dinosaur eggs that they discovered, but that won't hatch, despite their best efforts. The brightest archaeologist minds of our generation turn to Junior Day Camp for help - can their efforts in science, music and fun bring success to this critical Dino-Mission?
GomerLand
In Humdrum City, kids don't have a translation for the English word "fun". It's the task of Headfirst Junior Day campers to teach them - by building, testing and playing in the most fun, awesome, and creative theme park that the world has ever seen!
Headfirst League of Harrowing Heroism
WHAP! ZOOM! Our Headfirst Heroes return to Headfirst-opolis to save it from the grasp of their archnemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Junior Day campers must join forces to help Gomer defeat Dr. Self Pity and his cronies by discovering their own inner superpowers through music, art and teamwork.
Great Barrier Campers
Uh oh... Some of the Great Headfirst Sea's most precious and beautiful natural resources are in trouble - Captain Landfill is back to his tricks! The Great Headfirst Sea's elected leader - Gritty the Goalfish - comes to Junior Day Camp to help his underwater citizens re-learn and replenish their resilience through stories, exploration and games to defeat the evil Captain Landfill!
Magic Carpet Ride
In the city of Wishy-Washington, citizens have a magic genie that makes all their dreams come true. But the genie and his magic lamp are out of wishes! Now the kids of Wishy-Washington must find a new way to make their dreams come true - with the help of Genie Gomer and Junior Day Camp through creative art projects, music and games!
Aloha Moana
After the efforts and courage of the revered Wayfinder Moana to seek out a new home for Headfirst Junior Day, Headfirst-topia was a perfect island destination. But in the year since her departure, hardship has struck the island - the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed by the removal of the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump that Moana left to ensure the island's peace and prosperity! Campers must find and restore the Fist Bump to its home at the top of Headfirst Mountain through their creative art, dancing and more in order to replenish the island's Icees.
Zoo-Topia!
In the happy and bustling Mammal Metropolis, citizens are concerned. Proton the Pessimistic Possum has started his slippery sabotage of the city's optimism! It's up to Junior Day Camp to help Proton regain his positive energy by dancing, singing and playing to reverse the dark cloud hanging over Mammal Metropolis!
Gomer the Tank Engine
Gomer the Tank Engine doesn't just think he can - he knows he can. But when the villain Dr. Idle sets a runaway train on the tracks, it's up to Gomer and his Junior Day Camp friends to find it and stop it through games, stories and a bit of science before its cargo of icees and fist bumps is ruined!

Day Camp Themes

Starship Explorers
The Headfirst Aeronautics and Space Agency (HASA) is looking for recruits to help in a critical mission: our beloved Gomer is stranded here on Earth, and needs to get back to Gomeria! Becoming an astronaut for HASA is very difficult and will take dedication to science projects and principles, art and music to help Gomer – his best hope is the perseverance and effort of Day Camp as they aim for 3... 2... 1... BLASTOFF!
Buggin' Out
As Gomer awoke one morning to go to Headfirst, he found himself transformed in his bed - he and all his Day Camp friends were the size of ladybugs! Gomer and his friends - including the newfound friends in the Headfirst Colony of Ants – need to find an antidote through scientific testing, dancing and playing to bounce back to their original size.
Jurassic Party
Dino Island is a secret shrouded in mystery... For years, scientists have been stumped by the discovery of fossilized dinosaur eggs that they can't get to hatch. Now, they turn to Day Camp to see if campers can learn and develop the special skills, voices, strength and dedication to bring these dinosaurs back to life!
Headfirst MegaThrill FunPark
Did you know that the children of Humdrum City don't know what the word "FUN" means? It's up to Headfirst Day Camp to teach Humdrum City how to have fun - and how much fun Headfirst Day Camp is - by building, testing and playing in their very own Headfirst MegaThrill FUNPARK!
League of Extraordinary Campers
ZING! ZOOOOOOOOM! POW! Headfirst-opolis once again faces the threat of its arch nemesis: Dr. Self Pity! Our Headfirst Heroes must meet the villain and his crew head-on, armed with their own superpowers - and the help and powers of the Everyday Heroes around them in Headfirst-opolis - to defeat Dr. Self Pity and his Troublesome Trio through stories, music and laughter.
Under the Sea
The Great Headfirst Sea is in peril - and Gritty the Goalfish once again calls upon Day campers to help him in his critical mission! The tricks of Captain Landfill have put the Headfirst Barrier Reef in danger, and the underwater citizens have almost given up. Gritty and his Day Camp friends have to help all their deep sea friends re-learn how to bounce back to replenish their resilience and reverse the damage of Captain Landfill.
A Whole New World
The citizens of the beautiful city of Wishy-Washington are used to having all their dreams come true with a simple wish to the Magic Genie of Wishy-Washington. But now, the genie and his lamp are out of wishes! Can Headfirst Day campers teach Wishy-Washington through games, stories and art what it takes to make their dreams come true again?
The Big Island Voyage
Headfirst-topia has long been a destination for Headfirst Day Campers - a Polynesian island paradise with endless Icees. But in the year since Wayfinder Moana left the island, someone removed the Magical Headfirst Fist Bump from the top of Headfirst Mountain, and the island's crop of Icees has been destroyed! Day Camp must join forces with the Spirit of Headfirst-topia to return the Magical Fist Bump and save the Icees.
Mammal Metropolis
A cloud has descended over the city of Mammal Metropolis... Proton the Pessimistic Possum and his maniacal machinations have sucked all the positivity out of the city! But Proton wasn't always this way - it's the task of Headfirst Day Camp to help Proton rediscover his positive energy to bring optimism back to the citizens of Mammal Metropolis with games, music and creative arts.
Shining Time Station
Oh no! Gomer the Tank Engine's arch-nemesis - Dr. Idle - has set a runaway train on the tracks of Shining Time Station! Gomer and Day Camp Friends must not only think they can - they know they can. With creative plans, games and stories, our Day campers will work hard to stop the runaway train to save its cargo of icees and fist bumps.

Connect. Create. Discover. Camp Themes

Connect. Create. Discover. I

Welcome to the Jungle
Grab your hiking boots, we’re exploring some of the most amazing places in the world this summer, including the Amazon, Daintree, and Borneo rainforests. Along the way, we’ll study the diverse flora and fauna that call these regions home, such as the orangutan, pygmy elephant, saltwater crocodile, and anaconda. Keep your eyes peeled, we might even discover a new species!
Headfirst Justice League
The Headfirst Justice League is recruiting new superheroes this summer. Do you have what it takes? Come spend a week in our state-of-the-art superhero academy where we’ll research the science behind superpowers. Along the way, we’ll design and craft our own brand-new superhero identities. And once the training ends, we’ll have to work together to defeat some of the most infamous super villains known to mankind!
Once Upon a Time
It was the best of times, it was the… well, actually, it’s just the best of times this summer at Headfirst. If you’ve ever lost yourself in an amazing book, this is the camp for you. Whether it’s brewing potions with Professor Snape, digging for treasure with Stanley Yelnats, or exploring the universe with Meg Murry, there’s something for everyone this week. Come join us on this literary odyssey.
H Marks the Spot
Walking down the beach, you notice a mysterious bottle wash ashore. Inside, you find a faded manuscript, detailing daring exploits and nautical adventures with swashbuckling rogues, prized galleons, and enchanted treasure. On the back is a map, with the Headfirst H, clearly marking the spot for the most fun and excitement you’ll have all year. Prepare to raise the Jolly Roger as we set sail on this pirate adventure.

*This week features a field trip to Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake.
Campers of the Round Table
This summer, we’re going back in time to the Medieval Ages! Design your family crest and banners. Build catapults to defend your castle against medieval siege weaponry. Try your hand at jousting and archery in Gomer’s Great Tournament. Raise a toast to new friends during an extravagant feast with lord, ladies, knights, and jesters. This week truly is a blast from the past.

*This week features a field trip to Medieval Times for a tournament and show.
CIA: Camp Intelligence Agency
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to identify the secret agent who has infiltrated the Headfirst Camp Intelligence Agency, informally known as Spy Camp. For years Spy Camp has produced the best agents in the field of espionage, but now we’re under attack and we need your help to find this secret agent. Complete your training, uncover the mole, and save the world. Warning, this message will now self-destruct.

*This week features a field trip to Zavazone for ninja spy training.
Hawaiian Excursion
3,000 years ago, expert sailors and navigators, using their knowledge of the wind, stars, and migratory bird patterns, settled across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean, now known as the Polynesian Triangle. Join us this summer as we celebrate the cultures and ecology of Polynesia. We’ll learn about the moa bird of New Zealand, the Moai statues of Easter Island, and the volcanoes of Hawaii.

*This week features a field trip to Volcano Island Waterpark.
Headfirst Shark Week
Join Headfirst this week for a camp dedicated to some of Earth’s most fascinating, and misunderstood, creatures – sharks! We’ll explore the digestive system of the tiger shark (lovingly called the “garbage can of the sea”), the migratory patterns of whale sharks, and the fossilized teeth of the extinct Megalodon, the biggest shark that ever lived. Only one thing’s for certain – we’re gonna need a bigger boat.
Arctic Adventures
It’s a journey to the poles in our coolest week of camp yet. We’ll be researching cold weather and mountaineering survival techniques, designing and building a supply zipline, and racing bobsleds. Camp culminates with a campus-wide celebration of the famed Alaskan Iditarod. Be sure to bundle up!

Connect. Create. Discover. II

Pirate’s Paradise
Welcome aboard, mates! We’re unfurling the sails and raising the Jolly Roger as we take to the high seas this week in search of adventure, glory, and hidden treasure. Follow the mysterious clues on the map while we chart a course for the most fun you’ll have all year. Along the way we’ll learn all about pirate myths, traditions, and secrets.
*This week features a field trip to Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake.
Medieval Mayhem
This summer, travel back in time to Medieval Europe. Camp will be filled with lords, ladies, knights, and jesters as we transform it into a kingdom of the High Middle Ages. Learn about feudal siege weaponry, castle intricacies, and participate in our archery and jousting tournaments. Be sure to raise a toast as we celebrate all our victories at the grand feast.
*This week features a field trip to Medieval Times.
Headfirst: The Secret Service
Welcome to Spy Camp. As the newest recruited member for Headfirst’s elite spy network, you’ll be learning advanced espionage techniques from around the world. Honing our methods from sources as disparate as MI6 to Japanese ninjas we’ll cover cryptography, disguises, sabotage and counter-intelligence strategies. But it’s not all fun and games this summer – we only have one week to decipher the clues and uncover the secret double-agent in our midst!
*This week features a field trip to Zavazone.

STEM Themes

STEM I

Headfirst Flight School
We’re taking to the skies this week as campers learn about all things aviation. Campers will explore the four principles of flight – Lift, Thrust, Drag, and Weight – while exploring how these forces interact on devices such as airplanes, gliders, helicopters, and even hot air balloons. How high can you soar?
Maker Camp: Intro to Robotics
In this new, cutting-edge robotics camp, young campers will utilize Ozobots as an introduction to robotics and coding. Ozobots are specifically designed to respond to color-coded commands, proving an easy way for campers to familiarize themselves with core programming concepts, such as events, conditionals, and loops. Without even realizing it, campers will be developing their ability to think critically and reason logically, all while engaging in a fun, accessible, and dynamic environment.
iPad Coding: Animation Studio
In our brand-new iPad coding animation program, campers will utilize the ScratchJr software to create their own unique, interactive stories. ScratchJr was specifically designed as an introductory visual programming language, allowing campers to familiarize themselves with fundamental coding principles through an accessible and easy to understand interface. This course is the perfect introduction to coding for young campers as they learn how to articulate their thoughts and creative ideas through technology.
Mission to Mars
Houston, we have a problem – we’re having too much fun at camp. This week is dedicated to learning all about space and our solar system. After completing their astronaut training, campers will blast off on an exciting journey to Mars. Once there, they’ll construct Martian landers, build rovers to explore the terrain, and design an autonomous Martian colony. One small step for the summer, one giant leap for your camper.
iPad Coding: Beginner Game Design
Headfirst’s Beginner Game Design course is designed as an engaging introduction for young campers to the world of STEM and computer programming. Using the intuitive and developmentally appropriate ScratchJr program, campers will be able to create their own interactive games, learning how to use technology as a tool for creative expression. As they create their own games, campers will hone their reasoning and logic skills, key components to future programming success.
Headfirst Case Crackers
A missing diamond. A mysterious note. A glass of spilled milk. Campers must sift through the clues this week as they solve puzzles, unravel mysteries, and catch criminals. Employing real-life techniques, campers will dive deep into the exciting world of forensics. Even Sherlock Homes would be impressed.
Deconstruction Junction
Using colorful elements young campers will build fun and simple models such as spinning tops, rolling vehicles, seesaws, and rafts as an introduction to robotics through simple machines. If your camper enjoys pulling things apart and putting them back together, this is the perfect camp to engage and foster their dabbling desires.

STEM II

The Need for Speed
“A mind in motion remains in motion” – that’s the motto for Headfirst’s physics themed week, dedicated to the science behind all things fast. Rockets, roller coasters, and wave runners – we’re exploring Newtonian physics in the most exciting ways possible. Campers will learn about velocity, acceleration, collisions, and friction by designing, testing, and refining in this hands-on, action-packed course.
iPad Coding: Game Design
Utilizing a project-based curriculum, campers in our new iPad Game Design program will be introduced to and further refine key programming skills. Camp will focus on using technology as a creative and empowering outlet for campers, harnessing their imaginative spirit with a developmentally appropriate interface. Campers will become acquainted with important coding concepts, such as sequences, variables, and conditionals, all within the accessible world of video game design.
Maker Camp: STEM Robotics
Our STEM Robotics camp brings fundamental STEM concepts to life, making them both inviting and engaging for campers at a crucial developmental age. Campers are taught core design concepts and then challenged to create machines and robots to accomplish specific tasks in increasingly complex situations. Adaptable mechanical components allow campers to apply real-world solutions, with a focus on design, testing, reflection, and adaptation.
iPad Coding: Video Game Design
In our new iPad Coding: Video Game Design course, campers will learn valuable coding techniques and concepts in an engaging and accessible environment. A perfect introduction to an exciting STEM field, campers will embrace video game programming as an empowering tool, rather than as a finished product to be passively experienced. With a project based curricula, this course is designed to allow campers to unleash their creative potential while still developing the important technical skills needed for success.
Game Design with Scratch Coding
The sky is the limit when it comes to computer programming. Using Scratch, a programming language developed by MIT, campers will be able to imagine, innovate, and create their own amazing games, stories, and animations. Specifically designed as an introductory language to the world of coding, the robust program serves as a perfect instrument for teaching the concept of coding by drawing upon creativity, imagination, and interests.
CSI: Camp Scene Investigators
Missing gemstones. Hidden clues. Suspicious characters. It’s just another week at Headfirst CSI. Join us in the crime lab where we’ll utilize real-world forensics techniques, including fingerprint evaluation, fiber tracing, and handwriting analysis to solve crimes and unravel mysteries.
LEGO® - Mine, Craft, Build Survival Week
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®materials! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This ultimate Minecraft experience using LEGO®materials is an original game designed by Play-Well, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by popular Minecraft video game. Students will have a blast even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®materials.
LEGO® - Superhero Master Engineering
Superheroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only superheroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum challenges our heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
LEGO® - Jedi Master Engineering
The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO®X-wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.
LEGO® - Stem Challenge
The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO®X-wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.

STEM III

Guardians of the Greenery
Headfirst goes green as we devote a week to nature and environmental conservation. Featuring interactive activities and experiments as well as exciting group projects, we’ll be exploring some of nature’s most magnificent marvels and the threats they face today. Along the way, we’ll focus on conservation techniques, innovative methods for safeguarding the environment, and cutting-edge green technology.
Advanced Makers: High Tech Tinkering
Get your camper excited about STEM by introducing him or her to the fascinating world of robotics. Using real parts, real science, and real engineering, campers can build sophisticated robots that will ignite their passion for technology and engineering. Featuring both dedicated builds and problem-solving challenges, this hands-on, fun, and engaging experience provides a strong foundation in core STEM concepts.
Coding: Mod Design
In this camp from Youth Digital, kids learn real Java programming as they design and code their own Minecraft mods from start to finish. Kids will learn the basics of one of the most popular coding languages in the world as they modify real Java code to build their own blocks, items, mobs, and more. During camp, kids will master introductory computer programming concepts including object-oriented programming, methods and parameters, instantiation of new objects, and more.
Coding: 3D Game Design
In this camp from Youth Digital, kids learn fundamental video game design skills as they design and create their own 3D video game. Kids will learn advanced 3D Design Concepts to control everything in their game by sculpting terrain like mountains, lakes and caves, modeling structures like factories, cities, or space stations, and bringing final polish with lighting, and special particles. Kids take their game from start to finish with a powerful 3D game design program called OWL Game Creator.
Patent Pending
Ever had a million-dollar idea? Enjoy taking things apart to see how they work? Wish you could figure out a better or faster way to do something – get to school, pack lunch, or mow the lawn? Join us for this invention themed week. We’ll learn about famous innovators and the obstacles they had to overcome. We’ll also explore how concepts like gamification and smartphone technology are impacting everyday routines. And campers will explore their own innovations in an environment that embraces taking risks and doesn’t fear failure. It’s the best thing since sliced bread.
Bits & Bytes: Computer Programming
Headfirst’s Arduino-based computer program allows campers to explore how computers and programming work together in real world applications. By studying the “guts” of a single-board microcontroller, campers can gain empirical knowledge in a way that makes computer science fun and accessible. Using Arduino clones, campers will be able to light LEDs, control motors, and create gadgets like thermometers, video game controllers, and ultrasonic sensors.

*At the end of the week, campers will be able to take their Arduino clones home to continue refining and tinkering on their projects.
Advanced Makers: Robotic Engineering
Featuring robot battles, races, and competitions, this brand-new week fully embraces the exciting world of STEM robotics. Campers will be able to construct complex mechanisms which they can control using the VEX IQ robot brain, controller, and smart sensors. An awesome curriculum and amazing robot builds will leave your camper saying, “Wow!” and looking for his or her next STEM learning activity.
LEGO® - Mine, Craft, Build Survival Week
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®materials! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This ultimate Minecraft experience using LEGO®materials is an original game designed by Play-Well, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by popular Minecraft video game. Students will have a blast even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®materials.
LEGO® - Superhero Master Engineering
Superheroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only superheroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum challenges our heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
LEGO® - Jedi Master Engineering
The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO®X-wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.
LEGO® - Superhero Master Engineering
Superheroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only superheroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum challenges our heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
LEGO® - Stem Challenge
The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO®X-wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.

*“LEGO®” is a trademark of its respective owner. Headfirst Baseball LLC is not affiliated with or sponsored or endorsed by any of those entities.

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