Grade 5

Rising fifth grade campers may choose from a wide variety of enriching and engaging offerings throughout the summer. Our programs give campers the opportunity to learn, stretch their imaginations, explore the great outdoors and acquire new skills, all within an environment that nurtures confidence and fosters lasting friendships; choices include one, two, or three-week camps There is no food service so campers bring a bag lunch each day. Before Care and/or After Care available for all sessions.

The complimentary bus service is required for campers in this age group. The bus schedule is timed for camps starting at 9:00 am and dismissing at 3:00 pm; there is no bus service at Noon.

Please Note: There is no Before Care or bus service for The Math Adventure class, Aug. 21–25.

3 WEEK SESSION CAMPS

SESSION 1: JUNE 24 - JULY 12


Cooking - From the Ground Up!

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Go beyond the basics in this half-day cooking camp for aspiring young chefs. We aren't just following the recipes, but really learning how they work and how to cook! May also be combined with three Discovery Camp choices to make a full-day camp.
 

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Discovery Camp

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Discover something exciting, challenging, and fun! Discovery campers create their own schedule choosing six of their favorites, from over 25 activities!

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Musical Theater Camp

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Learn character development, theater movement, dance, signing techniques, vocal projection, stage direction and more, all as you prepare to perform a junior version of a Broadway hit!

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Nature Science Expedition

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Expedition is perfect for the budding nature lover or scientist who just can't get enough of the wonderful world around us. This camp is all about animals, insects, and local flora and fauna.

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Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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SESSION 2: JULY 15 - AUGUST 2


Cooking - From the Ground Up!

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Go beyond the basics in this half-day cooking camp for aspiring young chefs. We aren't just following the recipes, but really learning how they work and how to cook! May also be combined with three Discovery Camp choices to make a full-day camp.
 

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Discovery Camp

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Discover something exciting, challenging, and fun! Discovery campers create their own schedule choosing six of their favorites, from over 25 activities!

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Flag Football & Discovery

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A fun skill-builder camp for new and experienced players. Building skills, working as a team, and enjoying playing non-contact football by age group.

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Musical Theater Camp

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Learn character development, theater movement, dance, signing techniques, vocal projection, stage direction and more, all as you prepare to perform a junior version of a Broadway hit!

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Nature Science Expedition

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Expedition is perfect for the budding nature lover or scientist who just can't get enough of the wonderful world around us. This camp is all about animals, insects, and local flora and fauna.

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Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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WEEKLY SPECIALTY CAMPS

EARLY SESSION: JUNE 17 - JUNE 21

Chess Camp with Jennifer Yu

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Become a better chess player, and play one-on-one games with a Grand Master! Don't miss out on this special opportunity.

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Drobots Drone STEM Camps

 

Learn to utilize drone capability with creative STEM technology.

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Flag Football

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New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Girl Power Sports Camp

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A multi-sport camp just for girls designed to teach playing skills, teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership.

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Handwork Studio Cosplay Creations!

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New for 2019! Interested in the world of costumes, character interpretation, and crafting? Campers learn costume design techniques and fundamentals of machine sewing while delving into developing their character.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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Handwork Studio Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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Minecraft™ STEM Camps

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Learn the basics of modding and programming in order to problem solve and customize while making your favorite game even better!

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Potomac Baseball Camp

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Have fun and improve your baseball knowledge and ability! Campers learn technique with Coach Adamec's skill stations and by playing afternoon games.

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Potomac Basketball Skills Development Camp

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Game strategies, skills, and sportsmanship are combined to help players take their game to the next level! This camp will focus on skill development in passing, dribbling , lay-ups, and more!

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Extended Hours

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Extended hours are offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JUNE 24 - JUNE 28


Beyond Sticks Girls Sports & Leadership

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Beyond Sticks Girls Youth camps teach and field hockey, lacrosse and soccer while growing the entire young athlete through our “Play beyond the game” character education.

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Flag Football

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A fun skill-builder camp for new and New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Handwork Studio Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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Handwork Studio Sew Tech

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Using STEM technology, art and science meet in this creative program!

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Handwork's Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

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3D Game Development in Unity

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Learn coding, game design and more, while developing a game concept that far exceeds the limitations of traditional 2D game design camps! 

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SPARK Business Academy Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill. Gain the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions in classes covering a variety of interest areas.learn more.jpg

Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JULY 1 - JULY 5 (NO CAMP ON JULY 4)

Handwork Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

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Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JULY 8 - JULY 12

Beyond Sticks Girls Sports & Leadership

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Beyond Sticks Girls Youth camps teach and field hockey, lacrosse and soccer while growing the entire young athlete through our “Play beyond the game” character education.

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Flag Football

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New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Handwork Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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Handwork Sew Tech

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Using STEM technology, art and science meet in this creative program!

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Handwork's Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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Mobile App Development

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Mobile app development camp includes coding, game design and more. Develop your own mobile app that can be downloaded and exported!

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OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

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SPARK Business Academy Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill. Gain the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions in classes covering a variety of interest areas.learn more.jpg

StemQuest: Clash Royale

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Unplug from the computer screen, and use creative technology to overcome obstacles while outsmarting the Wizard!

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Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JULY 15 - JULY 19

Beyond Sticks Girls Sports & Leadership

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Beyond Sticks Girls Youth camps teach and field hockey, lacrosse and soccer while growing the entire young athlete through our “Play beyond the game” character education.

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Designing in Roblox®

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Use your creative skills while designing and learning Lua coding on one of the fastest-growing  game programming platforms!

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Flag Football

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New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Handwork Studio Cosplay Creations!

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New for 2019! Interested in the world of costumes, character interpretation, and crafting? Campers learn costume design techniques and fundamentals of machine sewing while delving into developing their character.

learn more.jpg

Handwork Fashion & Machine Sewing

Girls-at-Museum-sewing-machines.jpg

Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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Handwork's Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

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SPARK Business Academy Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill. Gain the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions in classes covering a variety of interest areas.learn more.jpg

Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JULY 22 - JULY 26

Beyond Sticks Girls Sports & Leadership

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Beyond Sticks Girls Youth camps teach and field hockey, lacrosse and soccer while growing the entire young athlete through our “Play beyond the game” character education.

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Designing in Roblox®

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Use your creative skills while designing and learning Lua coding on one of the fastest-growing  game programming platforms!

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Drobots Drone STEM Camps

 

Learn to utilize drone capability with creative STEM technology.

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Flag Football

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New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Handwork Studio Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

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Handwork's Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

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SPARK Business Academy Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill. Gain the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions in classes covering a variety of interest areas.learn more.jpg

Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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JULY 29 - AUGUST 2

Beyond Sticks Girls Sports & Leadership

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Beyond Sticks Girls Youth camps teach and field hockey, lacrosse and soccer while growing the entire young athlete through our “Play beyond the game” character education.

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Flag Football

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New and experienced players have fun, build skills, and work as a team while playing non-contact football in age appropriate groups.

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Future Tech: Augmented Reality & Artificial Intelligence

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This cutting edge camp explores AR and AI, two of the most exciting classroom and workplace technologies!

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Handwork Studio Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Learn to use a sewing machine to make your own trendy fashions and crafty items! Skills range from learning how to use the machine to measuring, pinning, cutting and putting patterns together.

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Handwork Studio Fiber Arts

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Learn the wonderful practical skills of knitting, hand sewing, needle-felting and much more! A different array of amazing crafts each week!

learn more.jpg

 

Handwork's Woodworking Camp

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Make wood projects from scratch using tabletop jigs, hand drills, hammers, screwdrivers and more while gaining confidence and developing problem solving skills!

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Minecraft™ STEM Camps

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Learn the basics of modding and programming in order to problem solve and customize while making your favorite game even better!

learn more.jpg

OFF We Go!

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Off We Go to explore the exciting treasures our area has to offer from hiking nature trails, exploring the beaches, rock climbing to canoeing, visiting museums and more!

learn more.jpg

SPARK Business Academy Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill. Gain the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions in classes covering a variety of interest areas.learn more.jpg

Extended Hours

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Extended Hours is offered before and after the regular camp day for campers entering K-8th grades. Activities vary throughout the week and include swimming.

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AUGUST MATH ADVENTURE: AUGUST 19 - AUGUST 23


Math Adventure

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Build your love of math by connecting it to everything from a building block to the great outdoors. Math comes alive through unique hands-on explorations!

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