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Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in School Age Care, Summer Activities, Summer Camp, Youth Development |

Discover Discovery Camp

Discover Discovery Camp

Located at the Central Spokane YMCA, Discovery Camp is a day camp focused on the core principles of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. Each week of camp is structured around a theme designed to educate, engage and expose children to new and creative aspects of learning about the world around them. With field trips to local cupcake shops, hospitals and the sewage treatment plant as well as meeting local FBI agents and video game creators, kids are sure to enjoy themselves.

 

This camp is designed with more of a classroom feel, but the kids will still get the traditional day camp experience of hiking around parks, trips to Splashdown, swimming and games.

 

Week 5 – July 16-20 – You Go Girl

It’s cool to be you!  Spend time with friends building strong self esteem, learning about personal well being, discovering new skills, and enjoying stylish activities any girl will love!

 

Week 6 – July 23-27 – Build it Up

For those who love to build (or knock things down). We will spend the week constructing and learning about the science of engineering.

Week 7 – July 30-Aug 3 – Planet Exploration

From the ocean to the rain forests, this club will capture your attention in fun and inventive ways! Exploring Turnbull Wildlife Refuge, the Planetarium and looking at what is really in our waters and rivers around the Spokane area.

 

Week 8 – Aug 6-10 – LEGO Extravaganza

Lots of Legos for everyone to build with!   Learn how they are made and how they can be used and have a Skype session with a LEGO master builder.

 

Week 9 – Aug 13-17 – Wii, Video and Tech

Time for Wii games!  Encourages fitness and sports while spending time learning about computers and technology.

 

Week 10 – Aug 20-24 – Investigative Science

Local FBI agents will be coming in to teach out about fingerprinting and the true science of investigating a crime scene.

 

Week 11 – Aug 27-31 – Awesome Art

Think outside the box and make some awesome creations, making messes and learning new techniques.