STEM Camp Overview
We take Science, Technology, Engineering and Math camp to the moon and beyond! Our campers launch rockets, design and test parachutes, dust for fingerprints, build roller coasters and robots, and create their own video games with Scratch programming. Each week of camp focuses on a specific topic, which campers explore through various projects and challenges, such as identifying inks and liquids left at a crime scene to find out whodunit in Forensics. STEM participants are divided into three levels to provide age-appropriate activities, so while all three sections might be doing Robotics one week, their projects will vary. All groups enjoy water play and indoor/outdoor games each day, and any experiments that can be done outside will be. After all, it is summer camp.
The Headfirst Difference
Each week of STEM camp will focus on a theme, such as Robotics, Forensics, or Aviation. Then, through a mix of fictional story narratives, daily challenges, and real-life examples from scientists like Alfred Nobel, Louis Pasteur and Marie Curie, our campers will learn how to overcome obstacles, and the importance of maintaining a positive attitude in the face of adversity. We infuse our unique Super Six curriculum, designed to cultivate curiosity and strengthen six core developmental skills, into each day of camp, to make sure your camper takes home more than just a completed project at the end.
STEM by Level
STEM I (Rising K & 1st Grade)
Themes Explored: Robotics, Forensics, Flight, Animation, Space, Game Design, Simple Machines.
STEM II (Rising 2nd & 3rd Grade)
Themes explored: Coding, Robotics, Forensics, LEGO®, Minecraft and Physics.
STEM III (Rising 4th & 5th Grade)
Themes explored: Conservation, Inventions, Coding, Robotics, Minecraft and LEGO®
Conveniences & Extras
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