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- Mad Science
- Little Medical/Nursing/Vet School
- Miss Fit Girls
- Talk to the Camera
Mad Science delivers a unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational. For ages 6 to 11.
JeffCo School Thanksgiving Break is November 23, 24, and 25, 2020. We are offering the following classes during Thanksgiving Break.
Bubbling Beakers (Full Day and Half Day Camps)
Explore a whimsical world of molecules and magic with bubbling beakers and all kinds of radical reactions in this exciting chemistry-themed camp! Prepare your own potions and all sorts of chemical concoctions to take home. Learn about the many types of chemical solutions and find out how different chemicals react when mixed together!
Here are some new full and half day camps just in time for Thanksgiving and Winter School Breaks!
Snapology - Creature Creator Robotics
Snapology- Holiday Camp
Snapology- Science of Superpowers
Snapology- Amusement Park Adventures
Summer 2020 Jedi/Fencing Camps - Cancelled
These two great camps can be combined or taken separately. These camps are for 8 to 16 year old children.
Jedi Camp - 9 AM to Noon
Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away the Jedi Knights protected the innocent from evildoers. Now is your child’s time to join the Jedi ranks and become heroes! All participants will learn how to train their mind and body to become the greatest heroes of all time.
Jedi trainees will learn how to wield a lightsaber to fight off the evil Sith warriors and save the universe! At this camp, your child will learn how to use the lightsabers in theatrical fighting, participate in strength and agility training using various exercises and games, learn Jedi lore and history and learn how to put together a massive battle.
Fencing Camp - 1 to 4 PM
This camp is designed for participants of all skill levels. Beginner fencers will understand the fundamentals of fencing after one week of practice. Campers will learn the history of fencing, footwork and blade work (parries and ripostes). Coaches will provide level-appropriate instruction for all progressive fencers.
The program will also provide a focused and fun camp for intermediate and progressive saber fencers, offered by truly outstanding coaches. More advanced fencers will refine fundamentals, learn new techniques and develop more effective competitive strategies.
Jedi/Fencing Combo Camp
This is a full day of the two classes listed above. Please bring a lunch. Camp counselors will be there to hang out with the kids. Location: Miller House.
Fantastic Felines Camp Little Veterinarian School® (6 to 10 years)
Fantastic Felines focuses on basic cat care and what it is like to be a veterinarian who cares for kitties. Students will learn how to complete a proper Tip-to-Tail exam, understand cat body language, how to maintain a stress-free environment for cats, and more! Each child will adopt a new stuffed furry friend that will be used throughout the camp. Children will take home their new feline companion, disposable white lab coat, food bowl, handmade cat toys, a graduation diploma, and more! (*No live animals are present during this program). Location: Buchanan Park Rec Center
Little Nursing School/Future Pediatricians School Combo
From Little Medical School® two of our most popular programs are combined into one! Come explore the wonderful world of Nursing and what it is like to be a Doctor for Babies. Students will use role-play, interactive demonstrations, crafts, and games to learn how to take vital signs, all about shots, how nurses interact with other medical professionals, how to do a newborn assessment, proper sleep practice for a baby, diapering, feeding, infant CPR and more! Enrolled students will take home a disposable lab coat, pen light, a deluxe plush baby used throughout the program, and more! Location: Buchanan Park Rec Center
Darling Doggies Camp
Little Veterinarian School® encourages children to explore the exciting world of veterinarians and one of our favorite canine companions, Dogs! Using role-playing, interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how to take care of a pet and perform tasks that real veterinarians do in this fun-filled 5-Day camp. Each child will adopt a new stuffed furry friend that will be used throughout the camp. Children will take home their new canine companion, disposable white lab coat, water bowl, dog-friendly treat recipes, a graduation diploma, and more! Topics include: Roles & Responsibilities in the Veterinarian’s Office, Food and Water, Lacerations, Ticks, the Immune System and Vaccinations, and more! (*No live animals are present during this program). Location: Buchanan Park Rec Center or Miller House
Does your child love to play sports? Little Medical School® - Sports Medicine teaches students about basic prevention and treatment of the most common sports injuries such as sprains, strains and athlete’s foot, make a model of a hand with tendons and ligaments, perform a simulated Tommy John surgery, and more! Enrolled students will take home a disposable lab coat, reflex hammer, dental tool, multiple models, worksheets, and more! Location: Buchanan Park Rec Center
Wilderness Medicine Camp Little Medical School®
Wilderness Medicine focuses on some of the most common outdoor emergencies and how to handle them with confidence. Come explore with us as we role-play and learn about water safety, tourniquets & broken bones, snake bites, the dangers of hypothermia, weather-related emergencies, and more! Each child will take home a disposable white lab coat, a 5-in-1 safety compass, survival blanket, ACE bandage and other things to start a home Wilderness Safety kit. Location: Miller House
Join us for yoga, climbing and stand up paddle boarding and much more during this fun week of Boot Camp. These camps are for girls ages 12 to 14.
Leadership Boot Camp
Three days will be at the Buchanan Recreation Center and two days will be offsite (informed by instructor prior to camp). Dress in comfortable clothing - no jeans or flip flops. Bring water bottle and snack. Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.
Students will develop a stronger sense of imagination, literacy, expression and communication through on camera conversations that reinforce a positive self-image. Please note: there is an hour between the two camps so if students sign up for both, students will not be supervised from Noon to 1 PM. These camps are for kids age 6 to 12 years old.
Talk to the Camera - Youth Tuber (6 to 10 years)
Finally, a class that gives kids the opportunity to gain the skill set, knowledge, and confidence to celebrate their individuality through YouTube video creation. Using a STEAM-based learning approach, students develop their digital well-being with an awareness for online safety. Location: Wulf Recreation Center.
Talk to the Camera - Youth Tuber Plus (9 to 12 years)
Students explore their creative potential - making YouTube videos that stand-out! Using a STEAM-based learning approach, students embrace their individuality, develop their editing skills and become compelling content creators who advance their digital well-being responsibly with an awareness for online safety. Location: Wulf Recreation Center.
Super Heroes and Villains Movie Magic ( 6 to 13 years)
KAPOW! BANG! ZOINK! Kids create their own live-action movie for an added punch. In Super Heroes and Villains Movie Magic, young filmmakers work together, using a project-based learning approach to make a movie! Students actively engage in all aspects of a professional film set. They become directors, film crew and actors - honing their craft, building their critical thinking skills and gaining a sense of ownership.