S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp at Topsail Montessori
Through these week-long enrichment camps, students will explore themes in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.). Our campers will immerse themselves in units of study that foster creativity
and discovery-based learning through hands-on activities, field trips, science experiments, gardening and more!
Camps are held weekly: Monday - Friday 8:15 am - 3:15 pm $225 per week or $50 day
Week 1 (June 13-15) One with Nature Campers will harvest fruit and vegetables from our garden, learn about different types of seeds and trees, create biospheres, go on nature scavenger hunts, and create homemade, natural soaps! Daily yoga and meditation exercises will be practiced to reinforce students' appreciation of the natural world.
Week 2 (June 18-22) Mad Science From bottle rockets to fluorescent Jell-o, campers will explore the magic and fun of chemistry through hands-on activities and experiments. This is a camp for kids who like to make things happen as they test how materials interact and observe the (often unexpected) results!
Week 3 (June 25-29) Wet and Wild Campers will study water & soils samples from ocean and wetland environments along with the flora and fauna found in these environments. We will venture out to explore
aquatic environments in our region and create art using patterns in nature.
Week 4 (July 2-6) Camp Closed Enjoy the holiday week with your family and friends!
Week 5 (July 9-13) Tinker Space Campers will use physics, engineering, math skills, and creativity to build simple machines in this camp. Campers will be challenged to work in teams using creative problem solving and critical thinking skills to design machines to accomplish their tasks.
Week 6 (July 16-20) Satellites, Shuttles, and Rovers TM's version of Space Camp! Campers will learn about astronomy through the exploration of the various objects in space by creating a scaled, outdoor model of our solar system. We will build a variety of space vehicles, make models of constellations and get gooey with alien slime!