Summer Discovery

Summer Discoveries

Camps for kids that are interested in science, exploring, NASA, Lego building, and Medieval Times. Click here for more information on all the classes offered. 

 

 

Intro to STEM with Lego Materials

Give your imagination a boost with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Cities, Garbage Trucks, Catamarans, and Dinosaurs. Design & build as never before, & explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. Please send your child with a peanut free-snack, water bottle and a camera is recommended.

Ages: 5-6

Location: Community Arts Center

Online Code     Dates              Days              Time

S1: #9960           8/13-8/17        Mon. - Fri.     9am-12pm

 

STEM Challenge with Lego Materials

Gear up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, & architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Forklifts, Houseboats, Mini Golf Courses, and the London Tower Bridge. Design & build as never before, & explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. Please send your child with a peanut free-snack, water bottle and a camera is recommended.

Ages: 7-12

Location: Community Arts Center

Online Code     Dates              Days              Time

S1: #9961           8/13-8/17        Mon. - Fri.     1pm-4pm

 

Jedi Engineering with Lego

The Force Awakens in this engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing & building projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, & Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized & architectural projects with imagination & engineering to defeat the empire! Please send your child with a peanut free-snack, water bottle and a camera is recommended.

Ages: 5-6

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates             Days             Time

S1: #9962          8/20-8/24      Mon. - Fri.     9am-12pm

 

Jedi master Engineering with Lego

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, & eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO materials such as AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, & other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away. Please send your child with a peanut free-snack, water bottle and a camera is recommended.

Ages: 7-12

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates             Days              Time

S1: #9963          8/20-8/24      Mon. - Fri.      1pm-4pm

 

Mission to Mars - - - FULL FOR SUMMER 2018

Instructor: Ken Aronson

NASA wants to send a manned mission to Mars-why not send a group of kids! This week long camp at the Truckee-Tahoe Airport will simulate what it would be like to plan and execute a mission to Mars. You set up a living environment and learn to live on Mars for an extended period of time. Our week long summer aviation/aerospace camp at the Tahoe Truckee Airport is run by the Civil Air Patrol’s Composite Squadron. Saturday, following your camp - come be part of the EAA Young Eagle Flight Rally from 8-10am.

Ages: 8-15

Location: Truckee Airport Terminal Building

Online Code   Dates            Days           Time      

S1: #10144       6/25-6/29     Mon.-Fri.     9am-3pm 

S2: #10145       7/23-7/27     Mon.-Fri.     9am-3pm

S3: #10146       8/13-8/17     Mon.-Fri.     9am-3pm

 

Discovery Camps with Renee Grennan

Magic, Music, Mayhem

Children will learn the fundamentals of magic and illusion through creative experiences with art, science & music. Children will come home with their own magic kit at the end of the week so they can keep the magic going!

Ages: 5-10

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates             Days                  Time

S1: #10001        7/2-7/5          Mon. - Thu.        9am-12pm

S2 #10002         7/30-8/2        Mon. - Thu.        9am-12pm

S3 #10003         8/13-8/16      Mon. - Thu.        9am-12pm

 

Medieval Times

Calling all sorcerer’s apprentices! Let it be known that we have created a camp which takes us back to the Sorcery & Magic of Medieval Times. Kings, Courts & Wizardly inspired activities such as jousting, archery, leather work, clay sculpture, candle, soap making, magic and the week is topped off with a Medieval Carnival!

Ages: 5-9

Location: Community Arts Center

Online Code    Dates          Days                Time

S1 #10004         8/20-8/23    Mon. - Thu.    9am-12pm

 

ISPY Mystery Week

Put on your detective’s hat to figure out this week’s fun filled mysteries! Children will create their own detective kits and use them, along with their creative thinking skills. This hands-on camp is sure to become one of your child’s favorite.

Ages: 5-9

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates             Days               Time

S1: #9999          6/25-6/28       Mon. - Thu.    9am-12pm

S2: #10000        7/23-7/26       Mon. - Thu.    9am-12pm

 

Explorers & Expeditions

This exciting camp has been designed for the young explorer with geography & discovery in mind. From Egyptian & Greek civilizations to rainforests, oceans & space adventures, we will bring far off times and places to life!

Ages: 5-10

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates             Days                 Time

S1: #10005        7/9-7/12        Mon. - Thu.      9am-12pm

S2: #10006        7/16-7/19      Mon. - Thu.      9am-12pm

 

Science Spectaculars

They say that those who master Math & Science can learn just about anything. We say that by adding Art, Music & Magic to learning those subjects, we can make learning more fun! This hands-on camp is full of fun and surprises!

Ages: 5-10

Location: Veterans Hall

Online Code    Dates              Days                Time

S1: #10007        8/6-8/9            Mon. - Thu.     9am-12pm