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Summer Camps (K - 3)

All summer camps are stimulating, age-appropriate, and led by licensed educators to provide a safe, fun and thought-provoking experience. Summer is a great time to enhance your children's skills and abilities and give them the opportunity to explore exciting new topics. Activities are supported by NASA.

Please Note: When choosing a summer camp, schedule your child for the grade level that they will be entering or going into in the fall of 2020.

*Limited summer camp scholarships will be available for Hammond Residents. Proof of residence required. To inquire or apply, call (219) 989-3250*

*Dates, times and sessions are subject to change.

***PRIOR TO YOUR CHILD PARTICIPATING IN SUMMER CAMP, THESE FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT, SIGNED, AND TURNED IN EITHER BEFORE OR DAY OF THE CAMP. DOWNLOAD FORMS HERE. THANK YOU!***


Astrotot Space Explorers Camp (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)

This camp gives incoming Kindergarten or first grade students a chance to learn about science basics while having fun. These Astro-Tots will explore topics like chemistry, astronomy, biology and much more, all in a quest to learn more about the amazing world around them!

2020 Dates 

Tuesdays from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

June 9th Animal Investigators - take an in-depth look at all the creatures around us and what habitats they reside in

June 16th Wacky Weather - study weather conditions of all kinds from crazy to cool

June 23rd Super Sleuth - unsolved mysteries, DNA, fingerprinting, and all things CSI

June 30th Astronomy Explorers - our solar system, planets & astronomy

Register for single sessions or for all 4 days--$30 per session or $110 for all 4 sessions (save $10)

 


Astrotot Green Warrior Camp (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)

This camp gives incoming Kindergarten or first grade students a chance to learn about science basics while having fun. These Astro-Tots will explore topics like entomology, ecology, recycling, and much more, all in a quest to grow their knowledge along with our Spaceship Earth!

2020 Dates 

Tuesdays from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

July 7th Planet Earth - dig deep into the world of bugs and blossoms, and discover all our home planet's beauty

July 14th Nature Navigator - navigate through all the different sort of plants that surround us every day

July 21st Recycling Ranger - find out how to reduce, reuse, and recycle while having fun

July 28th Composting - wiggle with worms and delve down deep into the wonderful world of composting

Register for single sessions or for all 4 days--$30 per session or $110 for all 4 sessions (save $10)


Pop Cultures Summer Camps (Grades 2 & 3)

Campers will explore the science behind some of pop culture's biggest icons.  Topics include dinosaurs, super heroes, animation, coding, sorcery science, and a galaxy far, far away!  ** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include battle scenes or intense moments.  

***$20 Off Full Week Early Bird Special if registered before APRIL 1, 2020***

Register Here

2020 Dates:

Junior (Grades 2 & 3) Camp Dates                                                  

June 22 through June 26 - 5 Days                                                      

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day                                                    

$70 per day OR $350 for full week    

 

 

 

 

 


Junior Rebel Training Camp (Grades 2 & 3)

Campers will investigate electricity, chemical reactions, holograms and intergalactic space travel as we take an in depth look at the science behind the famous saga.  Includes a take-home item!  ** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include battle scenes.  

2020 Dates

(1) Full-day session

June 22nd 

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$70 per child for 1-day camp OR $350 as part of full week

Register Here


Junior Prehistoric Planet Camp (Grades 2 & 3)

Campers will dig deep into the history of the Earth by studying fossils, excavating a dig site, observing our planet's geology and much more!  ** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include intense scenes.  

2020 Dates

(1) Full-day session

June 23rd

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$70 per child for 1-day camp OR $350 as part of full week

Register Here


Junior From STEM to Super Camp (Grades 2 & 3)

Does your curious kiddo love everything super and heroic?  Then send them to a summer camp where they will learn about what it takes to be a hero and all the science behind it!  ** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include battle scenes.  

2020 Dates

(1) Full-day session

June 24th 

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$70 per child for 1-day camp OR $350 as part of full week

Register Here


Junior Sorcery Science Camp (Grades 2 & 3)

We are pleased to inform you that your young witch or wizard has been accepted at Challenger's Sorcery Science Camp.  Campers will use chemistry and other STEM fields to explore the magical wizarding world of the Boy Who Lived! ** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include battle scenes.  

2020 Dates

(1) Full-day session

June 25th

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$70 per child for 1-day camp OR $350 as part of full week

Register Here


Junior Digital Discoveries Camp (Grades 2 & 3)

Campers will focus on all things digital!  From coding and animation to movies and video games, we'll be taking a look at all the ins and outs of the tech world!  

** Campers may watch scenes from science fiction productions that include battle scenes.  

2020 Dates

(1) Full-day session

June 26th 

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$70 per child for 1-day camp OR $350 as part of full week

Register Here


Building We Can (Grades 1-2)

This two-day session will engage younger campers in imagining they are real-life engineers, challenging them to work together to solve problems using robots, Legos, basic coding and more!

2020 DATES

Wednesdays June 24th and July 1st

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$100 per child for 2-day camp

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Lego We Do (Grades 3 - 4)

This two-day session will engage more experienced campers in taking on the role of an engineer, testing their team work skills to solve problems with robots, Legos, coding and more!

2020 DATES

Wednesdays June 10th and June 17th

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$100 per child for 2-day camp

Register Here