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Summer STEAM Camp will energize your child and immerse them into engaging, innovative and forward thinking STEAM experiences.  Choose from 8 unique STEAM topics! Each week offers hands-on, real world, active STEAM activities for ages 9-17 years old. Our Summer STEAM Camp will be hosted at the state of the art Lewis University where your child will soar to new heights!

Summer STEAM Camp runs from June 20-August 12, 2022. 

Registration Now Open!

Technology Class

WEEKLY EXPERIENCES

Week #1                         

Robotics

June 20-24

It’s the ultimate learning experience for campers with an interest in tech and robots.  Campers will learn how to build robots and make the move through coding programs they create! It does not stop there! Campers will form teams and create their own "Battle Bot" to compete against others and experience the world of flight with Lewis University Aviation department!

 

Week #2                                      

Forensics & Medicine

June 27-July 1

Hands-on experiences will increase campers interests in biological sciences and medicine. Paired with Lewis University Faculty, camp attendees will  explore forensics and medicine in a laboratory setting and solve a mock crime!

                 
Week #3       

Entrepreneurship

July 5-8*

Do you have the next great invention! Have you created content or art you would love to sell? Maybe you have a service you could provide to others? Well this is your opportunity to showcase your business in our Money Makers competition and win real cash!  This week includes a tour of local businesses and mentoring from banking professionals.

*There is no camp on Monday July 4, 2022. 

Week #4                                 

Space Science & Engineering 

July 11-15

Explore engineering through a summer course designed for motivated students with an aptitude toward math and science. Curiosities are fostered as campers learn to think and problem-solve like engineers. . Interacting with professional engineers will add to this enriching experience. This week includes a field trip to Olivet Nazarene's planetarium and our Star Lab experience!

Week #5                                    

Art & Museum Week

July 18-22

Dive into the A in STEAM this week! By creating and discovering great art, campers will learn all about the A in STEAM! This week provides an opportunity for campers to tap into their creative side, honing their skills in drawing, painting, sculpting, and design. A trip to the local glass blowing studio, museum, architect tour and so much more completes this artistic week!

Week #6                      

Coding & Game Development

July 25-29

Unlocking brilliance and creativity this experience will build strengths in beginner students and support increasing proficiency levels. Students will learn how gaming systems work and move from consumers to designers of games and visit the Lewis University eSports Lounge. Students will also step into the world of the Metaverse, NFTs, and Virtual Reality(VR). 

Week #7

Eat. Sleep. Train. Repeat

August 1-5

Exploring nutrition, food science, and sports students will experience the relationship between foods and its effect on health. Campers will learn to consider chemical, biological, and physical properties of food in a fun environment. Campers will get the chance to meet collegiate and professional athletes and trainers, make smoothies and try new foods!

Week #8                

Save the Drama!

August 8-12

Stage make-up, costume design, colored fire, glow in the dark paint! These are just a few of the activities campers will be able to participate in as they step into the world of STEAM in Hollywood! Campers will learn the art of Improv, create their own play, perform and even design costumes!

This week’s experience is complete with a visit from a real world makeup artist!

Excited Children in Science Class

WHY WE LOVE SUMMER STEAM CAMP

 

Hands-On Science provides a new STEAM experience curated specifically for students grade level. This means your child will remain excited about STEAM and Summer Camp!

 

Small Class sizes ensure your child is safe and receives the attention they deserve. We are following CDC recommendations related to COVID-19. Class sizes are limited, enroll early to ensure your child is included.

 

Trained Instructors  ensure your child’s STEAM experience is guided by  enthusiastic, caring and knowledgeable staff.

 

Skill Building encourages your child’s natural curiosity and helps them build problem solving, communication, teamwork, and decision making skills. 

 

Challenging and Engaging real-life experiences at Lewis University allow students to learn from professionals in STEAM Careers each week.

Science Class

A DAY AT STEAM CAMP

9:00 a.m. Food Science & Technology: Nutrition

10:00 a.m.  STEAM Career Hour

11:00 a.m. Food Science DIY: Recipe Building

12:00 p.m. Lunch*

1:00 p.m. Food Science Cotton Candy Experiment

2:00 p.m.  STEAM Student Highlight

3:00 p.m. Summer STEAM Camp Day Ends

*Students are required to bring their own lunch each day.