Welcome to the world of Thinkery Summer Camp, where young minds are encouraged to explore, create, and discover in a fun and engaging environment. This unique camp experience is designed to ignite the curiosity and critical thinking skills of children aged 6-12, providing them with an unforgettable summer adventure. Whether your child is a budding scientist, artist, or engineer, Thinkery Summer Camp has something to offer for everyone.
At Thinkery Summer Camp, we believe that learning should be both educational and enjoyable. Our carefully crafted programs combine hands-on activities, interactive experiments, and creative projects to make learning a truly immersive experience. As children dive into the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM), they develop essential skills such as problem-solving, collaboration, and communication, setting them up for success in the future.
Unveiling the Mysteries of the Natural World
Embark on a journey of scientific discovery as we explore the wonders of the natural world. In this session, campers will have the opportunity to become real scientists, conducting experiments and unraveling the mysteries of the universe. From dissecting frogs to creating erupting volcanoes, campers will engage in a series of captivating experiments that will spark their curiosity and deepen their understanding of scientific concepts.
Hands-On Learning and Exploration
Through hands-on activities, campers will learn about various scientific disciplines, including biology, chemistry, and physics. They will have the chance to observe and interact with live animals, conduct experiments using scientific equipment, and explore the principles of energy and motion. Our experienced instructors will guide campers through the scientific process, encouraging them to ask questions, make predictions, and draw conclusions.
Connecting Science to the Real World
As campers delve into the world of science, they will also learn how scientific knowledge is applied in everyday life. They will explore the impact of science on fields such as medicine, technology, and environmental conservation. Through engaging discussions and interactive activities, campers will gain a deeper appreciation for the importance of scientific literacy and critical thinking skills.
Unleashing Creativity Through Various Art Forms
Immerse your child in a world of artistic expression with our Art Adventures session. From painting and sculpting to mixed media and digital art, campers will have the opportunity to explore different art forms and techniques. Our experienced art instructors will guide campers through the creative process, encouraging them to express themselves and develop their unique artistic style.
Discovering the Masters
In this session, campers will also have the chance to learn about famous artists and their contributions to the art world. They will explore different art movements and styles, gaining inspiration from renowned artworks. Through discussions and hands-on projects, campers will deepen their understanding of art history and develop a greater appreciation for the diversity of artistic expression.
Throughout the Art Adventures session, campers will create their own masterpieces, using various art materials and techniques. They will experiment with colors, textures, and composition, allowing their imagination to run wild. From vibrant paintings to intricate sculptures, campers will proudly showcase their artistic accomplishments at the end of the session.
Building the Foundation of Engineering
Calling all future engineers! In this session, campers will put their problem-solving skills to the test as they design and build structures, bridges, and even simple machines. Through hands-on activities and engineering challenges, participants will learn about the principles of engineering and discover the impact of this field on our daily lives.
Exploring Different Engineering Disciplines
During the Engineering Marvels session, campers will have the opportunity to explore various engineering disciplines, including civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. They will learn about the different tools and techniques engineers use to solve complex problems and design innovative solutions. Through collaborative projects, campers will also develop teamwork and communication skills.
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking
Engineering is all about finding creative solutions to real-world problems. Campers will be challenged to think critically, analyze data, and develop logical reasoning skills. They will learn how to approach complex problems systematically, breaking them down into manageable steps. By working on engineering challenges, campers will develop resilience and perseverance, essential qualities for success in any field.
Unlocking the Power of Coding
Step into the world of coding and unleash your child’s inner tech genius. Our Coding Wizards session introduces campers to the basics of computer programming through interactive games, coding puzzles, and robotics. From creating animations to building their own websites, campers will develop essential coding skills while having a blast.
Hands-On Coding Projects
During the Coding Wizards session, campers will have the opportunity to apply their coding skills to real-world projects. They will work on coding challenges and collaborate with their peers to develop innovative solutions. Campers will also have the chance to explore robotics, programming robots to perform specific tasks and navigate through obstacles.
Problem-Solving and Logical Thinking
Coding is not just about writing lines of code; it’s about developing problem-solving and logical thinking skills. Campers will learn how to break down complex problems into smaller, manageable tasks and use algorithms to solve them. Through debugging and troubleshooting, campers will develop resilience and perseverance, essential qualities for becoming proficient coders.
Unlocking the Magic of Mathematics
Get ready to conquer the world of numbers and equations! In this session, campers will dive into the exciting realm of mathematics, solving challenging puzzles, engaging in mathematical games, and exploring real-life applications of math. As they develop problem-solving strategies and critical thinking skills, our Math Olympians will gain a deeper appreciation for the power of mathematics.
Exploring Mathematical Concepts
During the Math Olympians session, campers will explore various mathematical concepts, including geometry, algebra, and statistics. They will engage in hands-on activities that illustrate the practical applications of math in everyday life. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in mathematical competitions and challenges, sharpening their mathematical skills in a friendly and supportive environment.
Collaboration and Logical Reasoning
Mathematics is not just about individual problem-solving; it also involves collaboration and logical reasoning. Campers will engage in group activities and discussions, learning how to communicate their mathematical thinking effectively. They will work together to solve complex problems, developing teamwork and critical thinking skills along the way.
Connecting with Nature
Join us on a journey to discover and protect the wonders of the environment. Campers will explore nature, learn about ecosystems, and engage in hands-on activities that promote environmental stewardship. From planting trees to conducting water quality tests, Environmental Explorers will develop a deep understanding of the importance of preserving our planet.
During the Environmental Explorers session, campers will learn about different ecosystems and the delicate balance that exists within them. They will explore topics such as biodiversity, climate change, and conservation. Through engaging discussions and field trips, campers will develop a sense of environmental responsibility and learn how they can make a positive impact on the world around them.
Hands-On Environmental Projects
Campers will have the opportunity to actively contribute to environmental conservation through hands-on projects. They will participate in beach clean-ups, create recycled art, and learn about sustainable practices. By engaging in these projects, campers will develop a sense of ownership and become advocates for the environment.
Fostering Creativity and Innovation
Innovation knows no bounds in our Innovation Lab session. Campers will be challenged to think outside the box, develop their problem-solving skills, and invent new solutions to real-world problems. From designing prototypes to presenting their ideas, participants will unleash their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in this exciting session.
Design Thinking Process
During the Innovation Lab session, campers will learn the design thinking process – a systematic approach to problem-solving and innovation. They will identify problems, brainstorm ideas, create prototypes, and test their solutions. Through this iterative process, campers will develop resilience and learn from failure as they refine their ideas.
Pitching and Presenting Ideas
As campers work on their innovative projects, they will also learn the art of pitching and presenting ideas. They will develop their communication skills, learning how to effectively convey their ideas to an audience. Campers will gain confidence in public speaking and learn how to receive and incorporate feedback to improve their projects.
Thinkery Summer Camp offers a one-of-a-kind summer experience that combines education, creativity, and fun. With a wide range of sessions tailored to different interests, children will have the opportunity to explore various STEAM fields, develop crucial skills, and make lasting friendships. Give your child the gift of knowledge and inspiration this summer with Thinkery Summer Camp – where learning becomes an adventure!