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CSCSHC Summer Enrichment Programs 2019

The school district is proud to announce a full slate of exciting learning opportunities through our 2019 Summer Enrichment Camps. The Summer Enrichment Program offers camps covering a multitude of subjects for students in grades K-8 during the 2019-20 school year. .

REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE for the registration form for our camps except Camp Invention. Registration for Camp Invention can be found in its description below. Dates and times for our camps are included in each camp's description and on the registration form linked above. All camps are held at New Palestine Intermediate School. NOTE: You must submit payment through the SchoolPay form (included in the registration form) before you click submit on your registration form.

YMCA Before/After Care: New for 2019, the YMCA will be offering their day camps every day during the summer except during the week of July 4th. This includes weeks where CSCSHC isn't running Summer Enrichment.

Parents will have the opportunity to use the YMCA care before or after our Summer Enrichment camps to make a full day of child care for their students. Please see these two fliers for more information or visit this link to register.

If you have questions about YMCA care during the summer, please contact them at daycamp@indymca.org or (317) 484-9622.

Below you will find a list and brief description of all CSCSHC Summer Enrichment Camps. Grades listed next to the camp are the grades students will be in for 2019-20. In order to guarantee your child is enrolled in the camp of their choosing, please complete registration before May 24, 2019. The cost of all camps (excluding Camp Invention) is $120. Please see our camp offerings below, which are listed in chronological order.

Camp Invention – June 10-14. K through 6th-graders can attend as campers. 7th-9th-graders can attend as Counselors In Training. - Camp Invention is a nationwide STEM camp. STEM is a curriculum based in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The curriculum provided is rich with hands-on science experiments and engineering opportunities. The backward design and understanding of prototypes is key in the Camp Invention experience. To register for Camp Invention, you must fill out the registration form here. NOTE: This form is different from the registration form for the other camps. If you wish to only register for Camp Invention, please do not fill out the registration form linked at the top of this page. The cost of Camp Invention is $230.

Camp Invention

Block, Paper, Scissors Art CampJune 17-21, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. OR 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. For K-6th graders. Students engage in a variety of visual art activities involving the use of various media in two, three, or four dimensions. They will also learn about art games and theatre games that engage their creative thinking skills. The emphasis of the camp is on artistic problem posing and artistic problem solving. At Blocks, Paper, Scissors Camp, children are real artists!

Block, Paper, Scissors Art Camp

The Sphero Spectacular - June 24-28, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-graders. Students will learn how to collaborate with partners to code their Minisphero or Sphero, which is a spherical robot. Students will use their Sphero to practice coding and construct unique one of a kind pieces of Sphero art. The robots will also be used for games and other challenges throughout the week.

NPI students using Sphero robots during the 2018-19 school year.

Robotics – June 24-28, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For 4th, 5th, and 6th-graders. During the camp, students will build a working robot that will be ready to compete in a competition on the final day of camp. Students are given a task that their robot should be able to accomplish. They then work together to start building their robot. This course teaches STEM-based curriculum, problem-solving skills, and social skills.

2017 Robotics Camp

Young Readers and Writers - July 8-12, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For 1st-5th graders. Students will engage in a variety of reading and writing strategies. Students will have the opportunity to pick books of their interest, write developmentally appropriate stories, participate in reading and writing workshops, and work in a collaborative setting throughout the week. Students help lead this curriculum based off their interests and current reading and writing levels.

Outer Space Camp - July 15-19, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. For 1st-4th graders. Students will have the opportunity to explore the science of outer space. Students will engage in hands-on learning about the planets, stars, and the sun using a portable planetarium called a Digitarium.

Cooking Camp - July 15-19, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For 3rd-6th graders. This camp is an opportunity for students to learn about the benefits of eating healthy, while learning how to cook for themselves. Students will be able to see how math, science, reading, and following directions can be used in real life.

Girls Who Code - July 22-26, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For 3rd-6th grade girls. Girls Who Code is a national organization with the goal of supporting and increasing the number of women in computer science. This camp is designed to build confidence in girls though opportunities to learn and use coding and other computer science concepts in an environment where they feel supported and enabled to do their best. The projects that they create are based around real world problems that they are passionate about finding a solution for.

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