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CAIU Summer Camps 2019 Plan to attend an educational, engaging and hands-on opportunity!

Capital Area Intermediate Unit is offering a variety of fun, engaging and hands-on educational camps this summer. Our camps will be led by experienced and certified educators. Sign up for one or multiple camps this summer. Just because school is out, the learning shouldn't stop!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

2018 Watershed Camp

WHO: Campers entering grades 2 through 12 (Fall 2019)

WHEN: Mondays through Thursdays - beginning June 24th through the last week of July (half-day and full day camps offered)

WHERE: Capital Area Intermediate Unit - Enola Campus

Camps June 24-27, 2019

Camps July 1-3, 2019

Camps July 8 - 11, 2019

Camps July 15 - 18, 2019

Camps July 22 - 25, 2019

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Camps June 24 - 27, 2019

Watershed Education: Equipping the Next Generation of Stewards

How does our local watershed affect the health of the larger regional watershed, the Susquehanna River, and the Chesapeake Bay? Plants, animals, humans, and topography influence water. Students will be immersed in experiences designed to understand the many factors that alter watersheds. Field trips for macro-invertebrate collection and chemical testing, wetlands wildlife viewing, and water management understanding are included in this camp.

Grades: 5 - 8

When: June 24 - 27, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Susan Voigt, CAIU

Computer Game Design

Do you need to be a computer programmer to design great games? Not with the right tools! Learn how to create great apps using a program called GameMaker. Using logic blocks and the fundamentals of programming variables, we will develop games similar to many found on the market today. Create game executables that look and feel professional to share with your friends. Participants should bring a USB flash drive (at least 2 Gigs) each day for saving projects.

Grades: 6 - 11

When: June 24 - 27, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Jim Chronister, Central Dauphin SD

LEGO Battle Tanks

Take your LEGO building to the next level. Create and battle with the ultimate LEGO vehicle or fortress. Children will choose special abilities for their tank and then build those unique talents into their design. Players will then use their tanks or fortresses to battle other tanks in a physical role playing game that, once learned, can be played beyond this class for years of fun with friends.

Grades: 4 - 7

When: June 24 - 27, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: David Pegher, Derry Township SD

Coding Camp

Did you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes of your favorite game or app? Words and commands are strung together to provide instructions for a computer to complete a task. It’s called CODING. In this 4-day camp you’ll be introduced to the basic building blocks of coding by creating a functioning application of your own. While no prior coding experience is required, campers must have a true interest in application development (coding). During the four days campers will be introduced to JavaScript, CSS and HTML and will use these languages to take control of what happens behind the scenes!

Grades: 9 - 12

When: June 24 - 27, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Joy Forry, CAIU

Camps July 1 - 3, 2019

Intro to Coding/Computer Programming

Wondering how some of your favorite games, websites and apps work? Come and learn the basics of coding and computer programming and how much fun it can be. No experience is necessary, but if you have experience and would like to continue developing your coding skills you are also welcome.

Grades: 2 - 5

When: July 1 - 3, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $149

Facilitated by: Christen Manari, Derry Township SD

STEAM

This summer camp will provide engaging activities for students that integrate science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics skills. Hands-on projects will allow the students to expand their knowledge of STEAM. The final day will include an egg-drop challenge!

Grades: 2 - 4

When: July 1 - 3, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $75

Facilitated by: Marquis Jones, Derry Township SD

Intro to Stained Glass

Stained glass is a timeless, beautiful art where creativity has no limits! Artists will learn the basics of the Tiffany (copper foil) method to create a beginner stained glass panel (& sun-catcher, if time). They will learn glass safety, pattern preparation, glass cutting/grinding, copper foiling, soldering and finishing a stained glass piece.

Grades: 8 - 12

When: July 1 - 3, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $75

Facilitated by: Monica McNelis, West Shore SD

Camps July 8 - 11, 2019

LEGO Challenge

Extend the play and creativity of your LEGO building by participating in over twenty activities and competitions. Children will be challenged to create unbreakable vehicles, speedy racers, realistic cities, working amusement parks, artful mosaics, impossible pets, and enormous creatures. There are no patterns to follow, but their own visions and their own creativity.

Grades: 2 - 6

When: July 8 - 11, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: David Pegher, Derry Township SD

Drones and Flight

Do you want to fly drones and improve your skills? What are the rules for safe drone flight? Would you like to learn more about the FAA Remote Airman’s Certification, needed for commercial use? UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Systems) are becoming the future for filming, inspections, security, crop maintenance, and so much more. This camp is designed for those interested in drone flight, drone careers, and cinematography. Participants should bring a USB flash drive (at least 2 Gigs) each day for saving recordings from their drones. Activities will include both real and simulated flight experiences.

Grades: 8 - 12

When: July 8 - 11, 2019 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Jim Chronister, Central Dauphin SD

STEAM Makerspace

Makerspaces are, at their core, a STEAM activity. Campers will have opportunities to explore their own interests, within the parameters offered. We'll look at "making" in the general sense, building and creating, artistically or technically. Makerspace activities will include 3D design and printing/scanning, beginner programming and coding, building and engineering of small scale and technical models, individual art expression, and crafts.

Grades: 6 - 8

When: July 8 - 11, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Alexandra Haubrick, St. Theresa School

Warrior Girl Power

Explore the variety of "girl power" activities meant to strengthen our girls and help them to find their voices in this world! We will explore true "warrior girl power" pioneers across all walks of life; try a variety of yoga practices using visualization, meditation, and fun poses, as well as find a spirit animal, explore words of strength, test the uses of positive energy, and keep an open mind.

Grades: 3 - 8

When: July 8 - 11, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Monica McNelis, West Shore SD

Run and Fun: Exercise for the Brain Week 1

Running is a great way to have fun and stay healthy. Learn about running and healthy lifestyle choices with at your own pace workouts. This is the first week of a 3-week camp. You can sign up for all 3 weeks to improve distance and speed each week. (Students are not required to sign up for all three weeks.)

Grades: 3 - 6

When: July 8 - 11, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Leanne Shoemaker, Derry Township SD

Camps July 15 - 18, 2019

RISK: A Game of Strategy and World Domination

Gather around a table or two and learn the camaraderie of world domination. Discover the rules of the classic strategy game RISK and its many variations. Grow as you learn about the world, logic, and patience. Then, play some of the adaptions of this classic game: Star Wars Clone Wars, Star Wars Battle of Endor, Walking Dead, and Castles. Are you ready to take on the world?

Grades: 4 - 12

When: July 15 - 18, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: David Pegher, Derry Township SD

3D Printing and Design

Have you ever wanted to see your design ideas come to life in real physical models you can hold in your hands? The design world is changing by using 3D printers for rapid prototyping. This camp will give you the chance to design your own products and 3D print them in environmentally friendly PLA plastics. Participants should bring a USB flash drive (at least 2 Gigs) each day for saving projects.

Grades: 7 - 12

When: July 15 - 18, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Jim Chronister, Central Dauphin SD

Hogwarts School of Wizardry

Are you a Harry Potter fan? Do you wish you could have a Hogwarts letter mailed to your house? This class is for you because we will experience a week at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. On your first day, you will be sorted in Houses. On the second, we will make wands to try some spells. On the third day, we will create potions, and on the last day, we will discover that some mythical creatures are loose in the school. See you at Platform 9 3/4!

Grades: 2 - 5

When: July 15 - 18, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Julia Cin, Derry Township SD

STEAM Ahead! (Grades 3-5)

Our children are the next generation of innovators, problem solvers and game changers! During this week we will explore STEAM in literature, Scholastic DynaMath challenges, genius hour, Belouga explorations, engineering, and much more. Children will explore hands-on, technology, and inquiry based learning activities that challenge as well as engage their minds.

Grades: 3 - 5

When: July 15 - 18, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Marjorie Miller, West Shore SD

Run and Fun: Exercise for the Brain Week 2

Running is a great way to have fun and stay healthy. Learn about running and healthy lifestyle choices with at your own pace workouts. This is the second week of a 3-week camp. You can sign up for all 3 weeks to improve distance and speed each week. (Students are not required to sign up for all three weeks.)

Grades: 3 - 6

When: July 15 - 18, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Leanne Shoemaker, Derry Township SD

Camps July 22-25, 2019

3D Computer Animation

Have you ever wondered how your favorite 3D animated movies and advertisements are created? This camp will focus on 3D modeling, texturing, and animation techniques using the powerful open source program, Blender. Projects will include creating 3D animated logos, nature scenes, camera tracking, and character animation. You will never watch an animated movie the same way again after taking this camp. Participants should bring a USB flash drive (at least 2 Gigs) each day for saving projects.

Grades: 8 - 12

When: July 22 - 25, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Jim Chronister, Central Dauphin SD

LEGO for Girls

It’s time for girls to build! Use the ultimate building block to make what you want. Build whole worlds with friends or create a beautiful pet. Create the tallest tower or the longest bridge. There are no patterns to follow, but your own visions and your own creativity.

Grades: 2 - 5

When: July 22 - 25, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: David Pegher, Derry Township SD

Beginner Mindfulness/Yoga with Creativity

Explore the beginnings of a yoga practice using breath, meditation, and poses to strengthen all facets of yourself. Students will also research and create a dream catcher, find their spirit animal, and embrace creative expression via positive energy and an open mind.

Grades:  6 - 12

When: July 22 - 25, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Monica McNelis, West Shore SD

STEAM Ahead! (Grades 6-8)

Our children are the next generation of innovators, problem solvers and game changers! During this week we will explore virtual reality, Google expeditions, genius hour, Belouga real-world challenges, engineering and much more. Children will explore hands-on technology and inquiry-based learning activities that challenge as well as engage their minds.

Grades: 6 - 8

When: July 22 - 25, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $199

Facilitated by: Marjorie Miller, West Shore SD

Run and Fun: Exercise for the Brain Week 3

Running is a great way to have fun and stay healthy. Learn about running and healthy lifestyle choices with at your own pace workouts. This is the third week of a 3-week camp. You can sign up for all 3 weeks to improve distance and speed each week. (Students are not required to sign up for all three weeks.)

Grades: 3 - 6

When: July 22 - 25, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: CAIU Enola Campus, 55 Miller St. Enola, PA 17025

Cost: $99

Facilitated by: Leanne Shoemaker, Derry Township SD

Credits:

Created with images by StartupStockPhotos - "programming developing startup" • Iker Urteaga - "Lego blocks" • Luca Bravo - "Code on a laptop screen" • StartupStockPhotos - "children win success" • skeeze - "space telescope mirror segments james webb" • JACLOU-DL - "stained glass colored glass made of glass" • Efraimstochter - "lego build building blocks" • Powie - "drone multicopter dji" • digitalskennedy - "solder station arduino kit electronics" • Timothy Eberly - "Spirit Warrior" • skeeze - "running runner long distance" • Andrew Stutesman - "untitled image" • beear - "robot servo an ultrasound sensor" • James & Carol Lee - "Ride at sunset" • Pavlofox - "macro cogwheel gear" • annca - "tartan track career athletics" • Silvio Kundt - "untitled image" • Zhen Hu - "Wyldstyle on a branch" • Bekir Dönmez - "balance" • Spencer _ - "untitled image" • Clem Onojeghuo - "untitled image"

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