JULY 2019

(FL) July 2019, JUNIOR AMBASSADORS OF GOODWILL! Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc. 10596 Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Fl. 33702, 727-317-4263, james.hampton@goodwill-suncoast.com. Currently offered to high school students in Pinellas County, Polk County and Ocala. 14-years-old and up. As a Junior Ambassador of Goodwill, you’ll earn 35 community service hours in a fun and meaningful way! Our week-long summer program will introduce you to Goodwill and our daily operations. Each day you’ll volunteer in a different setting, helping others in the community. Students earn up to 35 hours per week to be used for such requirements as Florida Bright Futures Scholarship application. This free-of-charge week-long summer program runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday, in four Florida cities: St. Petersburg (6 one-week sessions), Clearwater (4 one-week sessions), Lakeland (6 one-week sessions), and Ocala (4 one-week sessions). Lunch is provided daily. . Each participant will receive two t-shirts to wear while volunteering and a certificate of completion at the end of the week. Goodwill Industries-Suncoast serves the communities of ten Florida Suncoast Counties: Citrus, Levy, Marion, Sumter, Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, and Highlands. For more information or to register, visit https://goodwill-suncoast.org/junior-ambassadors/.

(TN) July 1-13, 2019, HOMESCHOOL DAYS: STRING CITY: NASHVILLE’S TRADITION OF MUSIC AND PUPPETRY, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Grades: K-6. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 Fifth Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203, 615-416-2001. Learn about Nashville’s emergence as Music City! String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry is a lively telling of our city’s musical legacy. Start with the early days of stringband music and gospel music and the birth of the Grand Ole Opry. Meet the icons of country music as the show travels through time with classic recordings that lead to present-day hits. A unique way to introduce students to their, String City brings history, visual arts, and music together on a single stage. Over thirty country music artists appear in puppet form and every one of them had a hand in helping Nashville become Music City. Let your students discover Nashville’s cultural heritage in a fun, new way! Limited capacity. Tour the museum before or after the performance for a complete field trip experience. https://countrymusichalloffame.org.

(NY) JULY 1 – AUGUST 2, 2019, St. Rose Summer Academy for Youth, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203, 1-518-454-5144, summeracademy@strose.edu. Created for students entering grades 6 – 10, The College of Saint Rose Summer Academy provides unique and fun learning experiences that are flexible and convenient. Weekly programs. The Summer Academy for Youth is a summer camp and enrichment program for youth in grades six through ten, and the focus of this program is to provide fun and educational summer experiences in an effort to increase understanding in a given subject matter and to foster summer learning on a College campus. https://www.strose.edu/.

(PA) July 1-2-3-5, 2019, TREASURE HUNTING IN THE CENTRE REGION! 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Grades: Entering 5-8. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Do you like treasure hunts? If the answer is yes, then this camp is for you! Spend the week exploring the Centre Region and discover hidden “treasures” (geocaches) you never knew were there! People place caches in secret places with GPS coordinates and we hunt until we find them. Campers will learn the basics needed for geocaching and about the website to find additional caches in the region, as well as caches all over the county. The camp will create their own cache to hide in a secret location for future Geocachers to find! GPS units provided for use at camp. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 1-2-3-5, 2019, OUTDOOR EXPLORER #1, Noon-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 5-9. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. For adventurers who wish to explore unique habitats within the Centre Region. During this exciting camp, hikers will discover birds, native plants, and waterways at various recreation areas, such as Black Moshannon and Bald Eagle State Parks as well as other destinations. Great mini adventures at places you can explore with a daypack. Children should be prepared to hike on the first day and to spend each afternoon exploring different environments. Please dress for the weather. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(DE) July 7-12, 2019, OVERNIGHT ACADEMY: DESTINATION MOON, (Entering 7th, 8th and 9th grade) DASEF, (302) 659-5003, dasef.outpost@gmail.com. This overnight camp, which is held at the University of Delaware, integrates real world experiences with Lunar Studies, lessons in Crystal Development, Advanced Rocketry, Remote Sensing, Robotics, Computer Sim, Composite Materials & Telescope Building & Field Trips Cost: $650. For more info or to obtain an application, call 302-834-1978. For more info or to obtain an application, call 302-834-1978. www.dasef.org.

(DE) July 7-12, 2019, OVERNIGHT ACADEMY: DESTINATION MARS, (Entering 8th, 9th & 10th) DASEF, (302) 659-5003, dasef.outpost@gmail.com. This overnight camp, which is held at the University of Delaware, offers challenges such as designing a robotic vehicle & a rocket, solving a critical life-support problem, assembling a space station underwater, & conducting in-flight experiments in our Mars Simulation and Field Trips. Cost: $650. For more info or to obtain an application, call 302-834-1978. www.dasef.org.

(PA) July 7-12, 2019, SUMMER MUSIC CAMP, Lebanon Valley College, 101 N. College Avenue Annville, PA 17003-1400. Come join us for a fun and exciting week of musical exploration. This camp is all about fun, making new friends, and exploring the world of music. You are invited to experience a week of learning, connecting and performing with members of the Lebanon Valley College’s music faculty. Campers will participate in a primary concentration, secondary concentration, master classes, chamber ensemble experiences and more. Junior High and Senior High Resident Camps and Commuter Camps are available. Evening activities will include a picnic, swimming, and other fun activities. For addition information and costs, contact Cherie Van Zant at vanzant@lvc.edu or call 717-867-6383. lvc.edu.

(NY) July 8 to 19, 2019, Pre-College Experience, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, 1-518-454-5144, precollege@strose.edu. Is there an aspiring filmmaker in the house? A student who lives their life in song? An artist whose notebook doodles look like they belong in a museum? Or a teenager who can’t watch enough “Criminal Minds?” Students who want to immerse themselves in what they love have the opportunity this summer at The College of Saint Rose, where they can learn from our expert faculty in the Pre-College Experience. The two-week program is designed for students entering 9th through 12th grade (8th through 12th grade for Music), and offers classes in Music, Visual Arts, Digital Filmmaking, and Criminal Justice. Our Pre-College Experience students not only acquire tools and a higher level of learning than what they experience in high school; they also see how much they can achieve in just two weeks. Students can attend the program just during the day, but a residential option is available for students ages 13 to 18, who want to stay on campus and experience a real college environment. For tuition information or to register, visit https://www.strose.edu/ or call 1-518-485-3073.

(NY) July 8-26, 2019, BROADWAY BOOTCAMP, 9am-4pm. The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, 1-518-454-5144, summeracademy@strose.edu. Broadway performers rely on a variety of skills to propel them to stardom, and this class, taught by New York City theater professionals, will build these valuable skills in one-on-one instruction, group activity, and master classes. The focus of this intensive is on developing a well-rounded, multi-faceted, Broadway-caliber performer and helping students gain the confidence they need to land an audition and shine on stage! The Broadway Bootcamp will culminate in fully staged scenes and songs from the hit musical Legally Blonde, performed at the Swyer Theater at The Egg in Downtown Albany, on Thursday, July 25 at 7pm. This program does not require an audition. All are welcome! https://www.strose.edu/

(CT) July 8-August 16, 2019, SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMPS, 9 am-4 pm. Weekly camps run Monday-Friday. Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St, Essex, CT 06426, sburns@ctrivermuseum.org, (860) 767-8269. Connecticut River Museum’s Summer Adventure Camps offer children age 6 to 12 the opportunity to get hands-on in history and science and have some fun learning about the Connecticut River Valley at two locations, historic Bushnell Farm in Old Saybrook and the Museum’s riverfront campus in Essex. After care is available. The non-member fee is $265 per week. The member fee is $235 per week. Aftercare is $50 per child/week. Register online. For a list of the camps and their topics, as well as the necessary forms, please visit https://www.ctrivermuseum.org/camps-workshops/.

(NJ) July 8-12, 2019, MARINE SCIENCE DAY CAMP: OCEANOGRAPHY WEEK, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For 4th, 5th, and 6th graders (as of Sept. 2019). New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, 22 Magruder Road, Fort Hancock, NJ 07732, Email rhiggins@njseagrant.org or call 732-872-1300 x19 to reserve your space. Camp is held on Sandy Hook and combines outdoor explorations of the beach and bay with laboratory experiments and fun, educational games and crafts. Marine Science Day Camp at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium offers “hands-on” science learning for children interested in the ocean and marine life. Oceanography Week provides opportunities to explore new topics, concepts and experiments not covered during our other weeks of camp. A portion of each day will be spent outdoors exploring Sandy Hook’s bay and beach environments with follow-up activities conducted in NJSGC’s Sandy Hook classroom. This week is also for campers wishing to participate in a second week of camp or for sibling campers wishing to attend camp together. Tuition: $300.00. For additional information, visit http://njseagrant.org/education/marine-science-day-camp/.

(NJ) July 8-12, 2019, WordSMASH CREATIVE WRITING MINI-CAMPS, grades 6-7, Summit, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. Keep writing and reading alive for your students this summer in a collaborative, energetic environment so kids can let loose and words can flow! This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read! Seasoned writers will be challenged by imaginative story starters. Reluctant writers will find TWC’s interactive games and prompts an irresistible invitation to start creating. For more information, visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Ages: 9-14. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Investigate a simulated crime scene! Role-play as detectives and scientists working in teams to analyze clues to solve the crime. Learn the job duties of an actual crime scene investigator. What special skills, knowledge, and abilities must they have? What education and experience are needed to qualify for the job? At this camp, you will learn to use forensic techniques to collect evidence; mathematical problem solving to analyze clues and interpret situations; and scientific reasoning to solve the crime. Cost: $139. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, Academic/STE(A)M Camp, You Be the Chemist, Ages: 8 to 12, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Do you enjoy exploring and learning about the world around you? The focus of this camp is chemistry, chemistry and chemistry! Using the experiments designed by the Chemical Education Foundation®, learn to use scientific methodology to explore such topics as chemical reactions, polymers, thermal conductivity, solubility and more! Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, “BON APPETIT” Grade 1-3, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Back by popular demand, our Bon Appetit camp will have students exploring the science of cooking! They will learn about the reactions that occur when recipes are made in the kitchen. Students will also try their hand in the kitchen making some ‘science’ experiments delicious enough for sampling! Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, “SCIENCE IN MOTION”, Grade 1-3, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Students won’t stop moving during the Science of Motion! We will explore flight, buoyancy, friction, and more through the creation of boats, airplanes, cars, and egg drops which were some 2018 camp favorites. This STEM camp focuses on how different elements of design can affect how things move. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, “SCIENCE IN MOTION” Grade 4-6, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Students won’t stop moving during the Science of Motion! We will explore flight, buoyancy, friction, and more through the creation of boats, airplanes, cars, and egg drops which were some 2018 camp favorites. This STEM camp focuses on how different elements of design can affect how things move. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, “BON APPETIT” Grade 4-6, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Back by popular demand, our Bon Appetit camp will have students exploring the science of cooking! They will learn about the reactions that occur when recipes are made in the kitchen. Students will also try their hand in the kitchen making some ‘science’ experiments delicious enough for sampling! Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, ARTS AROUND THE WORLD, 1 pm – 4 pm, Ages: 6-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Young artists will explore art from cultures around the world. Create masks, paintings and murals while learning about traditions and beliefs from faraway lands. Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, FUTURE BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY, 9 am-12 pm, Ages:12-16. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Join us as we dive into the exciting world of business and uncover its many twists and turns. This academy is sure to pique the interests of any student who has aspirations to work in or start their own business! Students will explore finance basics (including personal finances), how companies get consumers to buy their products, and discover how planning and income vs. expenses all make the world go-round. The students will also work with a business simulator and explore careers in business. Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, CODING CAMP, 1-4 pm, Ages: 9-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Create computer animations, add sound and simple motion, and much more using Flash and Image Ready programs. Experience this AWESOME camp! Prerequisite: basic computer skills. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, CREATIVE LEGO® ENGINEERING SECTION 1, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 6-8. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Our youngest Nittany campers learn basic engineering concepts by playing with Legos®. They will build simple models such as seesaws, rolling vehicles, hand-operated lifts and merry-go-rounds. Pulleys, levers, gears, wheels, axles are all part of the fun! Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, MOTORSPORTS FORENSICS CAMP – FIELD TRIP TO POCONO RACEWAY. WHERE IS THE RACE CAR? 9 am-12 pm (except field trip day), Ages: 11-14. Participants will learn about aerodynamics, engineering, chemistry in a pretend crime scene scenario with STEM. Using hands-on CSI forensic techniques to track down a missing race car. Campers will learn about the engineering behind motors, what’s in a paint chip and why automobiles look like they do. Campers will follow the clues as they head to Pocono International Raceway to solve the mystery – Where is the missing race car? Camp features a one-day field trip to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bus transportation will be provided from the campus to Pocono Raceway and return to campus. Campers will need to bring snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses and hat. Water provided. Fee: $175. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, WIZARDS AND CAULDRONS SECTION 1, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 8-13. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Children are introduced to literature, mythology, and logic through the imaginary world created by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter novels. Join teams and play Quidditch for muggles. Which team will the “Sorting Hat” place you in? Wizards and Cauldrons is a week of reading, writing, science, logic, art, fun and games! (A note for parents: If you are unfamiliar with J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, ask your kids to translate. Be assured that the orientation of this camp is literature, science, math and art) Campers: Feel free to dress as your favorite harry potter character on the first day of camp! Fee: $135. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, OUTDOOR EXPLORER #2, 1:00-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 5-9. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. This action-packed exploration camp offers hands-on learning mixed with fun activities while hiking trails in the Centre Region. Campers will discover local hiking destinations; learn how to plan trips, practice Leave No Trace principles, and more! Children should be prepared to spend each afternoon exploring different terrains on the trails. Please dress for the weather. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(NY) July 8-August 1, 2019, SUMMER CAMPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, Villa Maria College, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225, 716-961-1815. Choose from several fun and educational camp sessions this year at Villa Maria, including Mixed Media, Digital Art and Illustration, and more! Each of these camps are fun, educational and let students explore potential career ideas and opportunities. villa.edu.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, FLY FISHING CAMP, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Grades: Entering 5-8. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Centre County has some of the best trout streams in the world! Campers learn the lifelong hobby of fly-fishing with hands-on instruction from patient local fly fishers while fishing local ponds and world-renowned streams. Casting, stream reading, and stream ethics are just a few of the techniques campers learn throughout the week. Rods and reels are provided for use during camp. Campers should dress for the weather, bring protective eyewear (sunglasses) and pack a snack and water bottle. All participants will receive a one-year Trout Unlimited Membership at no additional cost thanks to The Spring Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited. A swim safety evaluation will be scheduled for all campers prior to the start of camp. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, FLY TYING CAMP, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 5 -8. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Become in tune with the stream while learning the lifelong hobby of fly tying. Conduct a stream study in local waterways to learn about macroinvertebrates and their life cycles. Tie a variety of flies and build your collection to take home. All materials provided. Pack a snack and water bottle. All participants will receive a one-year Trout Unlimited Membership at no additional cost thanks to The Spring Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, SCIENCE OF SUPERHEROES CAMP, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 8-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Ready to see what it takes to be super? In this STEM-based, action-packed camp, campers will explore the science behind some of their favorite superheroes and villains. Where does super strength come from? How does science make things fly or appear invisible? Through hands-on activities in chemistry, engineering, and technology, campers will face challenges and triumphs and learn to recognize the real-life heroes of our natural world. Campers – feel free to come as your favorite superhero on the first day of camp. Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 8, 2019 to July 12, 2019, APPALACHIAN ADVENTURE CAMP. 9 AM – 4 PM daily. Designed for grades 4-8. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Education Building, 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd, Kempton, PA 19529, 610-756-6961, info@hawkmountain.org. Spend five days immersed in the glorious Appalachian forest learning about the plants and animals that call it home- including raptors! Activities include: kayaking, hiking, bird watching, journaling, art and music, kestrel nest box building, owl pellet dissection, radio telemetry hide and seek, live raptors, teambuilding games, and much more! Limited to 16 participants. Cost: $200 Members, $250 Non-Members. Sibling discounts available. Morning care 8-9 AM and evening care 4-5 PM is available for $25 for the whole week. OPTIONAL overnight stay Thursday into Friday for participants in grades 7 & 8, no extra charge! Contact info@hawkmountain.org or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

(PA) July 8 – 12, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: MUSICAL THEATER, Ages: 7 to 15, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, Annie JR. features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure! Despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City, Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. With featured roles and ensemble parts for orphans, servants, and tourists, participating in Annie JR. is sure to be the highlight of your child’s summer! At the end of the week, the curtain rises, and campers will perform for their friends and family! Please bring a bagged lunch. Cost: $229. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8 – 12, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: ROBOTICS, Ages 8 to 10, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Use The LEGO® Mindstorm Invention Kit to design and build a robot! Use RCX programming code to make it operate as you wish. The programming language used by LEGO® was developed with the MIT Media Lab. Can your robot navigate through the maze without stumbling? On the last day of this camp, teams will compete operating robots through an amusing obstacle course. Cost: $139. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8 – 12, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: ADVANCED ROBOTICS, Ages 11 to 14, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adding to the activities in the Robotics camp, this advanced robotics camp uses C Code to program our robots to perform specific sequences and operations. We also will explore the VEX Robotics Design System. Cost: $139. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: UPCYCLING ART PROJECTS CAMP MAKE IT AND TAKE IT, Ages: 8 to 14, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Discover the science behind everyday activities and materials in this hands-on camp as you create your own unique items to take home with you. Activities include straw bale gardening, rope making, repurposing everyday items, wood crafting, weaving, and creating a woodland creatures garden. Cost: $139. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: THE SCIENCE OF LOCATION CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu. Learn how to use cutting edge software technology to see how data is used by scientists to tie to locations, applied to games and understand trends and patterns in society. With the speed of the internet, digital information, Google Earth, crowdsourcing, and remote sensing, there is an explosion of information that we can use to better understand trends and patterns in society. Come and be a part of this new cutting-edge technology! In this camp, you will be introduced to ArcOnline, a technology used by scientists in a variety of industrial, governmental and scientific fields. Also known as GeoSpatial technology, you’ll see how data is tied to locations and applied to games like Pokemon Go. Registration Fee: $850 Residential/$495 Commuter. Register at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: COMPUTER AND CYBER SECURITY CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu.This camp is for students who like working with computers and will expose students to computer security/information assurance careers. The Computers and Cyber Security Camp includes problem-based instruction and hands-on activities with a strong emphasis on exposing students to computer security/information assurance careers, especially in the financial services industry. Students will be involved in many activities designed to protect and defend personal privacy and information systems, and they will learn techniques for information system restoration by incorporating protection, detection, and recovery capabilities. Registration Fee: $850 Residential / $495 Commuter. Register at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: SPECIAL INVESTIGATION CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu. Campers learn the science behind investigating criminal investigations and how their work contributes to legal prosecution cases. Students will be introduced to the world of investigations and will take a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to investigate and prosecute a criminal case. Students will hear from investigators and Special Agents in the field, participate in a mock criminal investigation, where they assemble evidence, conduct interviews and surveillance, and retrieve forensic clues. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a beginner defensive tactics class, similar to one that would be taught at a police academy. Registration Fee: $850 Residential/$495 Commuter. Register at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: ENGINEERING CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu. Participants will explore basic engineering concepts, develop, design, and construct free-standing structures, air-powered cars, and model rockets. Campers will utilize software, including RocSim, to analyze performance of rocket-powered vehicles. This summer camp will introduce the participants to the engineering process via applied projects. The participants will explore basic engineering concepts and they will develop, design, and construct air-powered airplanes, and model rockets throughout the week. Participants will be trained in the use of software including RocSim to analyze the performance of rocket-powered vehicles. All of the projects will be tested, sometimes under competition settings, culminating with a team project. Registration Fee: $850 Residential / $515 Commuter. Register at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(PA) July 8-12, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: FORENSIC SCIENCE CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu. Students will take part in a week-long science camp involving the role science plays in crime solving investigations. A true hands-on experience for those thinking about a career in law enforcement or criminology research. Students will be introduced to the world of forensic science and will take a behind-the-scenes look at crime investigations and uncover a series of “who dunnits” using current forensic techniques. They will use molecular biology to examine DNA left behind at the crime scene and ID the culprit. Participants will have the chance to interact with scientists and investigators as they learn and perform experiments to help solve crimes. Registration Fee: $850 Residential preferred /$525 Commuter. REGISTER ONLINE at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(OH) July 10-12, 2019, HISTORY DAY CAMP FOR KIDS, Historic Zoar, 198 Main Street, Zoar, Ohio 44697, 330-874-3011, 1-800-262-6195, zoarinfo@historiczoarvillage.com. Travel back in time and explore the America of centuries past during History Camp at Historic Zoar Village and the Fort Laurens Museum! Each day, learn about a different period in American history, including the Revolutionary War and Canal life. Students will experience history hands-on through engaging interactive demonstrations, participating in a day in the life of a Separatist of Zoar, and meeting the people who lived at the time. July 10 and 11 will take place in Zoar. July 12 will take place at Fort Laurens. This is a drop off camp. Afternoon snack is included. The cost is $10 per student per day or $25 per student for the week. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information please call 330-874-3011. Visit www.historiczoarvillage.com or call 330-874-3011 for more information.

(PA) July 13, 2019, “DRAFTING LONGDRAW” SPINNING WORKSHOP WITH TRACY SAYRE, 10:00 to 4:00. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road (SR 1036), Orwell, Pennsylvania, (two miles east of PA Route 187, 570-247-7175, info@httm.org. This workshop will cover point of contact and double drafting using a variety of fiber preparations. We will also discuss plying, ratios, spinning fine, one handed drafting and what constitutes a woolen yarn. Fee: $25, Materials: $25. Class size: Max 8. For details, contact registrar Eve Herrington at info@httm.org or 570-744-2653. http://httm.org

(MA) July 13 – 20, 2019, FAMILY WEEK AT PINEWOODS, Plymouth, MA. Country Dance & Song Society (CDSS), 116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027, 413-203-5467, camp@cdss.org. Family Week is a week full of magic and joy for young, old and everyone in between. Nestled between two pristine New England ponds offering daily idyllic swimming and canoeing opportunities, both natural beauty and community spirit are ever-present. Together, we celebrate the charm of living in woodland cabins, eating delicious, home-cooked meals, and participating in the rich traditional music, dance and song program offered by our talented staff. For details, including class schedules, staff, fees, scholarship opportunities, and more, visit CDSS.ORG/CAMP, call 413-203-5467 x 2, email camp@cdss.org or write to CDSS, 116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027. We look forward to having you join us this summer! cdss,org.

(OH) July 13, 2019, REVOLUTION ON THE TUSCARAWAS REENACTMENT AND ENCAMPMENT, 10:00 am-July 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm. Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens Rd NW, Bolivar OH 44612, (330) 874-2059, fortlaurens@gmail.com. Ready, Aim, Fire! Travel back in time and spend a weekend at Fort Laurens during Revolution on the Tuscarawas: Revolutionary War Encampment and Reenactment. On Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14, explore British and Continental camps, meet soldiers from both sides of the conflict, learn about colonial American life, and more! Kids can enjoy musket drills, colonial American games, and crafts throughout the event. Tours of Fort Laurens Museum and grounds will run both days. To close out each day, watch a mock battle for American Independence. Admission for the event is $10/for adults and $5 for children 12 & under. Hours for the event are Saturday 10 am -5 pm, and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm. Cost: $10. Visit http://fortlaurens.org/ for more information.

(PA) July 13, 2019, “DRAFTING LONGDRAW” SPINNING WORKSHOP with Tracy Sayre from 10:00 to 4:00. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Fee $25, Materials $25. http://httm.org/

(PA) July 14, 2019, EARLY SAMPLERS with Gary Parks, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Gary is the Executive Director of the Thomas T. Taber Museum in Williamsport and a longtime collector of 18th and 19th century American samplers. http://httm.org/

(VT) July 14, 2019, FAMILY DAY: CIRCUSPALOOZA! 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482, (802) 985-3346, info@shelburnemuseum.org. Come one, come all to a circus spectacular as Shelburne Museum plays ringmaster to all things circus. Witness fanciful feats by circus artists while enjoying food, carnival games, and activities galore! Bring your family to our “Big Top” and experience a true circus extravaganza. Free with Museum admission. www.shelburnemuseum.org.

(NJ) July 15-18, 2019, MARINE SCIENCE DAY CAMP: OCEANOGRAPHY WEEK, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For 3rd and 4th graders (as of Sept. 2019). New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, 22 Magruder Road, Fort Hancock, NJ 07732, Email rhiggins@njseagrant.org or call 732-872-1300 x19 to reserve your space. to reserve your space. Camp is held on Sandy Hook and combines outdoor explorations of the beach and bay with laboratory experiments and fun, educational games and crafts. Marine Science Day Camp at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium offers “hands-on” science learning for children interested in the ocean and marine life. Introduce your child to the excitement of the ocean and launch a lifelong interest in science during this session developed especially for younger students. The week includes laboratory investigations, arts and crafts and games. Campers will get a close-up look at many of Sandy Hook’s exciting marine creatures including horseshoe crabs, fish and turtles. A portion of each day will be spent outdoors exploring Sandy Hook’s bay and beach environments with a special emphasis on care and appreciation of the natural world. Tuition: $240.00. For additional information, visit http://njseagrant.org/education/marine-science-day-camp/.

(NJ) July 15-19, 2019, WordSMASH CREATIVE WRITING MINI-CAMPS, grades 1-2, Summit, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. Keep writing and reading alive for your students this summer in a collaborative, energetic environment so kids can let loose and words can flow! This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read! Seasoned writers will be challenged by imaginative story starters. Reluctant writers will find TWC’s interactive games and prompts an irresistible invitation to start creating. For more information, visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com.

(NJ) July 15-19, 2019, WordSMASH CREATIVE WRITING MINI-CAMPS, grades 3-5, Summit, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. Keep writing and reading alive for your students this summer in a collaborative, energetic environment so kids can let loose and words can flow! This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read! Seasoned writers will be challenged by imaginative story starters. Reluctant writers will find TWC’s interactive games and prompts an irresistible invitation to start creating. For more information, visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com.

(NJ) July 15-19, 2019, WordSMASH CREATIVE WRITING MINI-CAMPS, grades 6-7, Morristown, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. Keep writing and reading alive for your students this summer in a collaborative, energetic environment so kids can let loose and words can flow! This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read! Seasoned writers will be challenged by imaginative story starters. Reluctant writers will find TWC’s interactive games and prompts an irresistible invitation to start creating. For more information, visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com.

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, BUILDING BRIDGES WITH K’NEX®, 1-4 pm, Ages: 9-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Campers will have the opportunity to build seven different replicas of real-world bridges. Construct amazing structures such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Bridge and the London Bridge. Our K’NEX® engineers will design, build and name a bridge of their own! Come prepared to test these bridges with your own toy cars! Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, KNEE HIGH NATURALIST #1 SUMMER CAMP, 9:00 am-12:00 Noon. Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained). Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. For the young adventurer who is excited about getting hands-on with nature! Come to Millbrook Marsh to discover wonders of the outdoors through leader led activities, games, songs, and unstructured nature play. Children will explore the marsh and learn about some of the animals and plants that inhabit the wetland ecosystem. Please dress for the weather and plan to get messy! Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, CANOE CAMP, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 6-9. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Great for first time boaters or those who wish to strengthen their technique. Campers begin by learning the equipment basics; life jackets, parts of the canoe and paddle. Campers spend time learning the various kinds of paddle strokes and fundamentals of safe boat handling on flat water, and then venture out to explore local waterways. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, SPACE CAMP SECTION 1, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 8-10. Learn what it is like to be a NASA scientist or engineer! For five days, students will explore the engineering design process, robots and rovers, satellites, spacesuits, traveling in space and more! You will have fun experimenting with space, science topics and be able to participate in a Design Challenge Competition. Fee: $155. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, SPACE CAMP SECTION 2, 1-4 pm, Ages: 11-13. Learn what it is like to be a NASA scientist or engineer! For five days, students will explore the engineering design process, robots and rovers, satellites, spacesuits, traveling in space and more! You will have fun experimenting with space, science topics and be able to participate in a Design Challenge Competition. Fee: $155. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu. Fee: $155. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, WIZARD’S ACADEMY, 1-4 pm, Ages: 12-15. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Using the magic of Science participants are introduced to chemistry, physics, art, literature, and film through the imaginary world created by J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. The Wizards Academy is the next step up from Wizards and Cauldrons Camp and will combine real world career exploration and FUN, FUN, FUN. Camp instructor is our famous Wizards and Cauldrons Instructor. Take the next step in your testing at Hogwarts. “You’ve passed your O.W.L.s, time to move on to your N.E.W.T.s and find your magical career! Will you ‘exceed expectations’ at Wizard’s Academy?” A note for parents: If you are unfamiliar with J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, ask your kids to translate. Be assured that the orientation of this camp is literature, science, math and art. ACADEMY Goers: FEEL FREE TO DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTER ON THE FIRST DAY OF the Academy. Taught by the same Wizards and Cauldrons Instructor. Fee: $155. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, WIZARDS AND CAULDRONS SECTION 2, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 8-13. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Children are introduced to literature, mythology, and logic through the imaginary world created by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter novels. Join teams and play Quidditch for muggles. Which team will the “Sorting Hat” place you in? Wizards and Cauldrons is a week of reading, writing, science, logic, art, fun and games! (A note for parents: If you are unfamiliar with J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, ask your kids to translate. Be assured that the orientation of this camp is literature, science, math and art) Campers: Feel free to dress as your favorite harry potter character on the first day of camp! Fee: $135. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP: WIZARDRY SCHOOL, Ages: 8 to 15, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Prerequisite: Students must have read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. In this literary adventure camp based on J.K. Rowling’s best-selling children’s novels, campers will be sorted into the Houses of Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or Hufflepuff. Dark Arts, Potions, Herbology, and Quidditch are just a few of the activities included throughout the week. Write and design your own newsletter, modeled after the “Quibbler” and the “Daily Prophet”. Increase creativity, self-expression, self-esteem, individuality, team building, and motivation. Throughout the week campers will learn how to play Quidditch the Penn State way and will vie for the coveted Quidditch Cup. On the last day of camp, friends and family are invited to cheer campers on during the Quidditch Tournament and Awards Ceremony! *Campers must have read at least the first novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone®, to be accepted into Hogwarts School at Penn State Beaver. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Disclaimer: This event is not endorsed, sanctioned, or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly, by Warner Bros. Entertainment, the Harry Potter book publishers, or J.K. Rowling and her representatives. Cost: $309. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, HIGH SCHOOL DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP: FORENSIC SCIENCE CAMP, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, open to students entering 9, 10, 11 & 12th grade. Penn State Berks P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610, Cathleen Phillips, 610-396-6225, cxp57@psu.edu or Elaine Berish, 610-396-6230, emb1@psu.edu. Students will take part in a week-long science camp involving the role science plays in crime solving investigations. A true hands-on experience for those thinking about a career in law enforcement or criminology research. Students will be introduced to the world of forensic science and will take a behind-the-scenes look at crime investigations and uncover a series of “who dunnits” using current forensic techniques. They will use molecular biology to examine DNA left behind at the crime scene and ID the culprit. Participants will have the chance to interact with scientists and investigators as they learn and perform experiments to help solve crimes. Registration Fee: $525 Commuter ONLY. REGISTER ONLINE at https://berks.psu.edu/high-school-discovery-summer-camps.

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, “CODING 101” Grade 1-3, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. To prepare students for the 21st century world, this camp gives kids the opportunity to explore coding. Kids will work with robots and apps such as Sphero, Swift Playground, Code-a-pillar, and more to learn the basics of this essential skill. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, “FLYING INTO SCIENCE” Grade 1-3, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Student interest in this camp will take flight as they create their own kites, planes, rockets, and other flying machines. These hands-on activities won’t be a drag, as campers will enjoy learning through the engineering design process to make their own successful flying contraptions. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, “FLYING INTO SCIENCE” Grade 4-6, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Student interest in this camp will take flight as they create their own kites, planes, rockets, and other flying machines. These hands-on activities won’t be a drag, as campers will enjoy learning through the engineering design process to make their own successful flying contraptions. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 15-19, 2019, “CODING 101” Grade 4-6, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. To prepare students for the 21st century world, this camp gives kids the opportunity to explore coding. Kids will work with robots and apps such as Sphero, Swift Playground, Code-a-pillar, and more to learn the basics of this essential skill. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(VA) July 15-19, 2019, “ON THE FARM WITH MR. MONROE” FRENCH AND SPANISH ENRICHMENT CAMP, 8:45 am-3:15 pm. James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902, (434) 293-8000, info@highland.org. Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center and The Alliance Française Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This French and Spanish enrichment camp is for children ages 4-10. The camp will focus on the French and Spanish languages and forge the connection between France, Spain, and the legacy of James Monroe. The camp will include daily language lessons, private tours of the house and gardens with scavenger hunts, afternoon historic crafts on the property, period parlor games, nature walks, and stories. The cost of this event is $335 per student for one week, $650 per student for two weeks, or $925 per student for three weeks. https://highland.org/

(VA) July 16-18, 2019, GRANDPARENT GRANDCHILD SUMMER CAMP, Stratford Hall Plantation, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, Virginia, Jbachman@stratfordhall.org, 804-493-1972. Stratford’s summer camps put the “grand” in “grandparenting.” This year campers will experience programs and activities, such as cooking apple pies over an open hearth, milling, beekeeping, colonial music, and basket weaving. Playing colonial games and hunting for shark teeth are also favorite activities. Some new activities will be added this year. The three days of fun-filled, educational activities offer a memorable family bonding experience while participants are re-living 18th-century life on a Virginia plantation. Some camps were sold out in 2018, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment. The suggested child age is 1st grade completed through age 12, but there is a provision (and a large discount) for teen alumni campers to enroll with their grandparents, as camp assistants. The all-inclusive cost of $485.00 per person includes two nights comfortable lodging in the Stratford Inn and all meals in our dining room. A deposit of $100 per camper is due with registration. Additional lodging is available for the night before the camps begin (and the night after) for those who have to travel a considerable distance to Stratford. Enrollment is limited to only 20 children plus their grandparents, so early registration is strongly recommended. www.stratfordhall.org.

(PA) July 17, 2019, HOMESCHOOL HAPPENINGS, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Education Building, 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd, Kempton, PA 19529, 610-756-6961, info@hawkmountain.org. Homeschooled students are invited to join us on the Mountain monthly for experiential learning! Topics will focus on phenology of the Appalachian forest ecosystem. Programs are designed for K-12 students and are filled with hands-on learning activities both inside and outdoors. Cost: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members. Price covers 1 parent and 1 child. For more information or to register, contact info@hawkmountain.org or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

(PA) July 20, 2019, MUSIC IN THE VALLEY, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Rd • Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. Music in the Valley features various groups performing traditional music at different locations on the farm. There will be a sing-a-long for the children and storytelling. This is a wonderful opportunity to speak to the musicians and learn about folk instruments and traditional music. Enjoy this special day of wonderful, old-fashion entertainment. The event will be held under tents, rain or shine. The day ends with a jam session around 3:30pm. Music in the Valley is included in historic farm tour admission; Rain or shine. http://quietvalley.org/

(PA) July 20, 2019, SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP WITH LARYSSA ZAHAJKEWYCZ, 10:00 – 4:00. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road (SR 1036), Orwell, Pennsylvania, (two miles east of PA Route 187, 570-247-7175, info@httm.org. Fee: $25, Materials: $20. Class size: Max 8. For details, contact registrar Eve Herrington at info@httm.org or 570-744-2653. http://httm.org

(PA) July 20, 2019, SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP with Laryssa Zahajkewycz, 10:00-4:00. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Fee: $25, Materials: $20. http://httm.org/

(PA) July 21, 2019, “SISTER’S WORK: AN EXHIBIT AND TALK OF SHAKER TEXTILE TOOLS” with Christa Hobson. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Christa has studied the Shakers and collected their textile tools for over 40 years. Everything from spinning wheels to bobbins will be on display, as well as many examples of the items the Sisters sold in their fancy goods stores. http://httm.org/.

(VT) July 22–26, 2019, OWL COTTAGE ACADEMY: ANIMALS, 9 a.m-3 p.m. Ages: 4–6. Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482, (802) 985-3346, info@shelburnemuseum.org. Geared toward children ages 4–6 years old, this week-long camp teaches children about the Museum’s collections through close looking, art making, games, and fun! Cost: $325. Contact schoolprograms@shelburnemuseum.org or visit www.shelburnemuseum.org.

(NJ) July 22-26, 2019, MARINE SCIENCE DAY CAMP: OCEANOGRAPHY WEEK, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For 7th and 8th graders (as of Sept. 2019). New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, 22 Magruder Road, Fort Hancock, NJ 07732, Email rhiggins@njseagrant.org or call 732-872-1300 x19 to reserve your space. Camp is held on Sandy Hook and combines outdoor explorations of the beach and bay with laboratory experiments and fun, educational games and crafts. Marine Science Day Camp at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium offers “hands-on” science learning for children interested in the ocean and marine life. Geared toward older or experienced campers, these sessions feature an in-depth study of the science of Sandy Hook. Using the authentic tools of the research scientist, campers become marine biologists for the week, gathering data about New Jersey’s coastal environment. “Hands-on” activities include animal investigations, dissections, marine habitat comparisons and water quality monitoring. Through direct observation and increased understanding, campers will expand their appreciation of the environment and learn many ways to protect it for future generations. Tuition: $300.00. Visit http://njseagrant.org/education/marine-science-day-camp/ for additional information.

(NJ) July 22-26, 2019, THE WRITERS CIRCLE SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING INTENSIVES AT DREW UNIVERSITY, Madison, NJ, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. 9:00 AM-3:30 PM. If your teen loves to write, The Writers Circle Summer Creative Writing Intensives at Drew University is the perfect place to hone their craft in a generous, creative environment. At our summer writing camps, students will develop their voices and writing ideas in a generous, creative environment with professional authors as instructors. They’ll choose from two different genres to focus on – fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, sci-fi/fantasy, and more. They’ll focus on their own writing projects as well as new work inspired by creative exercises and prompts. They’ll receive supportive, constructive feedback from instructors and peers. Special excursions, literary inter-activities, and a reading on Fridays for family and friends will round out the week. They’ll also have the chance to submit their work for publication in The Writers Circle’s online journal. Additional weeks available beginning July 29, 2019, and August 5, 2019. Join us for one, two or all three weeks. Visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com for more information.

(NJ) July 22-26, 2019, WordSMASH CREATIVE WRITING MINI-CAMPS, grades 3-5, Morristown, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. Keep writing and reading alive for your students this summer in a collaborative, energetic environment so kids can let loose and words can flow! This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and time to sink into a favorite book just to read! Seasoned writers will be challenged by imaginative story starters. Reluctant writers will find TWC’s interactive games and prompts an irresistible invitation to start creating. For more information, visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com.

(PA) July 22-23, 2019, HEALTH CARE ACADEMY, 9 am – 12 pm, Ages: 11-15. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Learn Baby Basics, Home Safety, Stop the Bleeding and how to be aware of those with special needs. This is a hands-on learning approach using our Hi-Fidelity Simulators which can be programmed to simulate patients during various situations. The program will take place in our nursing lab and taught by the Penn State Registered Nurses. This course is developed as an introduction to Red Cross Babysitter’s Training. Fee: $89. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, KNEE HIGH NATURALIST #2 SUMMER CAMP, 9:00 am-12:00 Noon. Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained). Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. For the young adventurer who is excited about getting hands-on with nature! Come to Millbrook Marsh to discover wonders of the outdoors through leader led activities, games, songs, and unstructured nature play. Children will explore the marsh and learn about some of the animals and plants that inhabit the wetland ecosystem. Please dress for the weather and plan to get messy! Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 22 – 26, 2019, KAYAK CAMP #1, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 6 – 9. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Great for first time boaters or those who wish to strengthen their technique. Camp begins by learning the equipment basics; life jackets, parts of the kayak and paddle. Campers develop and practice the various kinds of paddle strokes and fundamentals of safe boat handling on flat water, and then venture out to explore local waterways. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, ACADEMIC/STE(A)M CAMP, WORLD EXPLORERS CAMP, Ages: 5 to 9, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-773-3800. Ready, set, explore! Immerse yourself in the language, food, and architecture of a different country each day. Discover the castles of Germany, virtually tour France, paint in the style of the Impressionists, make your own Mexican maracas, and more! Learn how to write your name and introduce yourself in Mandarin, German, French, and Spanish! Cost: $139. Register online at https://beaver.psu.edu/ce/youth.

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, “SPACE CAMP” Grade 1-3, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Houston, we’re having a space camp! Students will get the opportunity to explore the science of space during this week-long STEM camp. Topics will include rockets, stars, planets, NASA’s current ambitious projects, and even the celebration of the 50th anniversary of America’s landing on the moon! Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, “A WEEK AT THE FAIR” Grade 1-3, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. No height limit required to attend Whitaker Center! Students will explore the science of amusement park rides and arcade games through this hands-on STEM camp. Kids will have the opportunity to prototype their own roller coasters, arcade games, and other creative amusements. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, “A WEEK AT THE FAIR” Grade 4-6, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. No height limit required to attend Whitaker Center! Students will explore the science of amusement park rides and arcade games through this hands-on STEM camp. Kids will have the opportunity to prototype their own roller coasters, arcade games, and other creative amusements. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, “SPACE CAMP” Grade 4-6, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Houston, we’re having a space camp! Students will get the opportunity to explore the science of space during this week-long STEM camp. Topics will include rockets, stars, planets, NASA’s current ambitious projects, and even the celebration of the 50th anniversary of America’s landing on the moon! Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, FULL DAY CAMP: “MUSICAL THEATER CAMP WEEK: ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA JR.” Grades 4-9, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Students will sing, dance, and perform their way through the week as they learn Roald Dahl’s WILLY WONKA Jr. musical and perform it on Friday for an audience of their family, friends, and Whitaker Center staff! Roald Dahl’s WILLY WONKA JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). Bring bagged lunch. Refrigeration will not be available. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, CREATIVE LEGO® ENGINEERING SECTION 2, 1-4 pm, Ages: 6-8. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Our youngest Nittany campers learn basic engineering concepts by playing with Legos®
They will build simple models such as seesaws, rolling vehicles, hand-operated lifts and merry-go-rounds. Pulleys, levers, gears, wheels, axles are all part of the fun! Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, CUB ‘CACHING CAMP, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 10-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Geocaching camp is a real world, outdoor, treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Learn how the GPS works and how to find, as well as hide, geocaches. Also, includes history, latitude/longitude, leave no trace, teamwork, and plenty of hands on experience! Expect to be physically active every day! Fee: $135. Space is limited to 12 participants. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, ENGINEERING CAMP, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 11-14. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Challenges will vary from day to day based upon the engineering design process. Campers will design, construct, test and re-design projects for presentation using everyday materials to expand understanding and creativity. Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® ROBOTICS – ADVANCED, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 10-15. Lego® Mindstorms® EV3’s offer state-of-the-art technology, is waiting for you! Build robots, write fundamental computer programs to set your robots in motion, and watch them communicate using Bluetooth technology. Join us for this hands-on robotics experience! Campers must have either taken the Beginner Camp or have a working knowledge of the program. Fee: $155. Space is limited to 15 Participants. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 22-26, 2019, ROBOTICS LAB, 1-4 pm, Ages: 10-12. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Discover what makes robots move, perform chores and react to the world around them. Robots are yours to keep after the camp. Come build your robot! Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 22-26. 2019, JUNIOR ROBOTICS LAB SECTION 1, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 7-9. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Our youngest robot lovers will be introduced to the parts of a robot, how a robot moves and its involvement in today’s world. Each camper will receive an assembled robot at the beginning of the week and discover, learn and play games and compete in robot competitions! Toy robots are yours to keep at the end of camp. Fee: $155. Participants. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 24-25, 2019, BABYSITTER’S TRAINING, 9 am-3 pm, Ages: 11-15. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Discover the rewarding world of childcare and learn what to do when you are in charge! Learn about child safety, how to “play it safe” and the basics of caring for children while developing your leadership skills. Find out how to prevent and recognize emergency situations, as well as how to provide basic first aid and CPR for infants and children until an emergency medical team arrives. Each participant will receive: American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR card; American Red Cross First Aid Skills Card; 1 American Red Cross Babysitter’s Handbook; 1 American Red Cross CPR Training Kit; 1 American Red Cross Bandage Training Packet; 1 American Red Cross Babysitter Training Certificate. PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS TO RECEIVE ALL CERTIFICATIONS. Fee: $180. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(NH) July 26, 2019, CODE TALKERS OF WWI & WWII: THEY ANSWERED THE CALL, 7:00 pm. New Hampshire Telephone Museum, One Depot Street, Warner NH 03278, info@nhtelephonemuseum.org, 603.456.2234. The story of the American Indian experience in World War I is a fascinating yet largely untold one. It began on the day the United States declared war on Germany and continued on the battlefield in the homeland until the end of the war. It is a story of both physical bravery and intellectual creativity. It is a story of both men and women who showed great patriotism for a nation in which they were not citizens. John Brannon will share his knowledge about these under-recognized people as well as the more widely-known Navajo Code Talkers of WWII. Suggested $5.00 Donation. Free parking is available in our Depot Street parking lot. https://www.nhtelephonemuseum.org/

(PA) July 27, 2019, PAINTING WITH WOOL: NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP WITH DENISE TARBOX, 10:00 am. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road (SR 1036), Orwell, Pennsylvania, (two miles east of PA Route 187, 570-247-7175, info@httm.org. Fee: $25, Materials: $10. Max: 10 students. Denise will supply wool, needle and a foam pad. The product will be an 8x10 picture. Each student needs to bring two or three pictures to serve as ideas to choose from to reproduce an 8x10 picture. For details, contact registrar Eve Herrington at info@httm.org or 570-744-2653. http://httm.org

(NH) July 27 – August 3, 2019, FAMILY WEEK AT OGONTZ. Lyman, NH. Country Dance & Song Society (CDSS), 116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027, 413-203-5467, camp@cdss.org. Join us for a special CDSS family week at Ogontz, where the magic of tradition, humor, friendship and community brings us back year after year. This week is filled with singing, music, dancing and fun for all ages and this year we have an incredible staff of singers, multi-instrumentalists, and dance leaders! And as always, we invite campers to bring their talents to share as well! Along with our traditional dance offerings of contras, squares, and English country and ritual dance, singers and musicians have the chance to participate in harmony singing, family band, and swap songs and tunes in a relaxed environment. For details, including class schedules, staff, fees, scholarship opportunities, and more, visit CDSS.ORG/CAMP, call 413-203-5467 x 2, email camp@cdss.org or write to CDSS, 116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027. We look forward to having you join us this summer! cdss.org.

(PA) July 27, 2019, PAINTING WITH WOOL: NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP with Denise Tarbox starting at 10:00 am. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Fee: $25, Materials: $10. Max: 10 students. http://httm.org/.

(PA) July 28, 2019, RUG DAY with Joan Gustin and Michelle Kaleta, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Home Textile Tool Museum, 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837, info@httm.org. Rug Braiding; Rug Hooking; and Rug Weaving.
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(NJ) July 29-August 2, 2019, MARINE SCIENCE DAY CAMP: OCEANOGRAPHY WEEK, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For 5th and 6th graders (as of Sept. 2019). New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, 22 Magruder Road, Fort Hancock, NJ 07732 Email rhiggins@njseagrant.org or call 732-872-1300 x19 to reserve your space. Camp is held on Sandy Hook and combines outdoor explorations of the beach and bay with laboratory experiments and fun, educational games and crafts. Marine Science Day Camp at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium offers “hands-on” science learning for children interested in the ocean and marine life. During these sessions, campers explore Sandy Hook as scientists, historians and artists. Throughout the week each camper will discover the science of the sea by exploring Sandy Hook’s marine habitats and learn to become stewards of these precious environments. “Hands-on” activities include seining, sieving, plant and animal identification, microscopic investigations, sand sampling, shell collecting and seashore crafts. These sessions also include guided tours of Fort Hancock’s historic sites and the Sandy Hook Lighthouse. Tuition: $300.00. For additional information, visit http://njseagrant.org/education/marine-science-day-camp/.

(NJ) July 29-August 2, 2019, THE WRITERS CIRCLE SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING INTENSIVES AT DREW UNIVERSITY, Madison, NJ, 973-900-0445, info@writerscircleworkshops.com. 9:00 AM-3:30 PM. If your teen loves to write, The Writers Circle Summer Creative Writing Intensives at Drew University is the perfect place to hone their craft in a generous, creative environment. At our summer writing camps, students will develop their voices and writing ideas in a generous, creative environment with professional authors as instructors. They’ll choose from two different genres to focus on – fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, sci-fi/fantasy, and more. They’ll focus on their own writing projects as well as new work inspired by creative exercises and prompts. They’ll receive supportive, constructive feedback from instructors and peers. Special excursions, literary inter-activities, and a reading on Fridays for family and friends will round out the week. They’ll also have the chance to submit their work for publication in The Writers Circle’s online journal. Additional weeks available beginning July 22, 2019, and August 5, 2019. Join us for one, two or all three weeks. Visit www.writerscircleworkshops.com for more information.

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, “THE MAD CHEMIST” Grade 1-3, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Back by popular demand, this hands-on STEM camp will allow students to get the lab messy and create chemical reactions in the lab! Campers will also have the opportunity to design, create, and erupt a volcano. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, “LET’S BUILD!” Grade 1-3, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. What does it take to design and construct a built space? Students will discover this by working through the collaborative engineering design process to create different structures using a wide variety of materials. They will learn about the history of building castles, skyscrapers, and other famous structures through making their own. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, “LET’S BUILD!” Grade 4-6, Morning Session: Drop-off time: 8:30am-9:00am. Pick-up time: 11:45am-12:15pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. What does it take to design and construct a built space? Students will discover this by working through the collaborative engineering design process to create different structures using a wide variety of materials. They will learn about the history of building castles, skyscrapers, and other famous structures through making their own. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, “THE MAD CHEMIST” Grade 4-6, Afternoon Session: Drop-off time: 12:45pm-1:15pm. Pick-up time: 4:00pm-4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Back by popular demand, this hands-on STEM camp will allow students to get the lab messy and create chemical reactions in the lab! Campers will also have the opportunity to design, create, and erupt a volcano. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, FULL DAY CAMP: “MUSICAL THEATER CAMP WEEK 2: DISNEY’S FROZEN JR.” Grades 4-9, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 214-2787, info@whitakercenter.org. Students will sing, dance, and perform their way through the week as they learn DISNEY’S FROZEN Jr. musical and perform it on Friday for an audience of their family, friends, and Whitaker Center staff! DISNEY’S FROZEN Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). Bring bagged lunch. Refrigeration will not be available. Camp include snacks, make-and-take projects, and activity extensions so that children can continue their learning at home. For camp fees, additional information or to register, please visit www.whitakercenter.org/camps

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, COOL SCIENCE, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 6-8. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Science can be fun and interesting! Children will explore many areas of science including chemistry, life science, earth science, space and more by conducting exciting experiments. Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, COMPUTER GAMING ACADEMY, 1-4 pm, Ages: 13-15. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Interested in digital animation? Learn what goes on behind the scenes of animation! Create an animated story using Scratch software! Expand your knowledge and learn the fundamentals of computer gaming. Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu.

(PA) July 29-August 2. 2019, JUNIOR ROBOTICS LAB SECTION 2, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 7-9. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Our youngest robot lovers will be introduced to the parts of a robot, how a robot moves and its involvement in today’s world. Each camper will receive an assembled robot at the beginning of the week and discover, learn and play games and compete in robot competitions! Toy robots are yours to keep at the end of camp. Fee: $155. Participants. Fills quickly – Remember to register early. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 29 – August 2, 2019, ROCKETRY CAMP, 9 am-12 pm, Ages: 9-12. Campers will explore the ins and outs of model rocketry, building and launching model rockets. Build your own rockets and understand why they fly. Become a Nittany rocketeer! Fee: $155. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 29 – August 2, 2019, ZOO CAMP, 1-4 pm, Ages: 6-8. Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512, 570-963-2600. Learn about animals in America, the Rainforest and even endangered species. Create stories and art. Science will come to life when special guests arrive! Fee: $135. Parents can register their children by credit card online. To Register by check or cash, please download registration form on website. https://scranton.psu.edu

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, KNEE HIGH NATURALIST #3 SUMMER CAMP, 9:00 am-12:00 Noon. Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained). Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. For the young adventurer who is excited about getting hands-on with nature! Come to Millbrook Marsh to discover wonders of the outdoors through leader led activities, games, songs, and unstructured nature play. Children will explore the marsh and learn about some of the animals and plants that inhabit the wetland ecosystem. Please dress for the weather and plan to get messy! Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(PA) July 29-August 2, 2019, KAYAK CAMP #2, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Grades: Entering 6-9. Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801, (814) 235-7819, mmnc@crcog.net. Great for first time boaters or those who wish to strengthen their technique. Camp begins by learning the equipment basics; life jackets, parts of the kayak and paddle. Campers develop and practice the various kinds of paddle strokes and fundamentals of safe boat handling on flat water, and then venture out to explore local waterways. Visit www.mymillbrookmarsh.org for cost and to register for camp.

(VA) July 30-August 1, 2019, GRANDPARENT GRANDCHILD SUMMER CAMP, Stratford Hall Plantation, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, Virginia, Jbachman@stratfordhall.org, 804-493-1972. Stratford’s summer camps put the “grand” in “grandparenting.” This year campers will experience programs and activities, such as cooking apple pies over an open hearth, milling, beekeeping, colonial music, and basket weaving. Playing colonial games and hunting for shark teeth are also favorite activities. Some new activities will be added this year. The three days of fun-filled, educational activities offer a memorable family bonding experience while participants are re-living 18th-century life on a Virginia plantation. Some camps were sold out in 2018, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment. The suggested child age is 1st grade completed through age 12, but there is a provision (and a large discount) for teen alumni campers to enroll with their grandparents, as camp assistants. The all-inclusive cost of $485.00 per person includes two nights comfortable lodging in the Stratford Inn and all meals in our dining room. A deposit of $100 per camper is due with registration. Additional lodging is available for the night before the camps begin (and the night after) for those who have to travel a considerable distance to Stratford. Enrollment is limited to only 20 children plus their grandparents, so early registration is strongly recommended. www.stratfordhall.org.

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