April 15, 2009 in Features

Day camps: Educational

The Spokesman-Review
 

CAMP INVENTION

Develop creative thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills through hands-on experience. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: Hayden Meadows Elementary School, Hayden. Moran Prairie Elementary School, Spokane. Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center, Sandpoint. Whitworth University, Schools of Education, Spokane. Cost: $205. Ages: Grades 1-6. Dates: June 15-29 (Hayden), June 22-26 (MRES), June 29-July 3 (Sandpoint), July 27-31 (Whitworth). Contact: 800-968-4332. Web site:www.campinvention.org.

MOBIUS KIDS

Weekly half-day camps, June 23-Aug. 10. Includes Splish, Splash & Splatter, Best of Mobius Kids Camp, CSI Spokane, Enchanted Exploration, Dino Days, Bubbles n’ Balloons, Robokids, Cosmic Camp, Shake and Shout. Ages: 4-10, vary each week. Cost: $35-$75/week. Location: River Park Square, Mobius Kids, 808 W. Main, lower level. Contact: (509) 624-KIDS. Web site: www.mobiusspokane.org.

DISCOVERY SCHOOL

Varying activities from week to week throughout the summer. One time registration fee of $36 in addition to costs of camps. Where: Discovery School, 323 S. Grant St, Spokane. Contact: (509) 838-0606. Web site: www.Discovery-school.org.

Drama: Act and create plays of well-known children stories. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades K-2. Dates: June 22-26.

Travel Adventure: Open your eyes to the world around and get a passport. Cost: $100/wk, $26 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: June 22-26.

Poetry/Memoirs: Explore and write poetry and memoirs, participate in poetry slam. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades 2-6. Dates: June 22-26.

Legos: Explore and construct with legos in varying themes from day to day. Cost: $100/wl, $15 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: June 22-26.

Djembe Drumming: Learn basic drum beats, teamwork and play musical games. Cost: $50/wk. Ages: Grades 5-6. Dates: June 22-26. 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Beginning Guitar: Learn from a professional musician, with the chance to play through an amp. Learn microphone techniques and songs. Cost: $50/wk. Ages: Grades 4-6. Dates: June 22-26 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Sports Camp: Learn basic skills in basketball and volleyball. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: June 22-26.

Sound and Movement: Use handmade instruments to move to the beat of different rhythms. Cost: $100/wk, $6 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: July 6-10.

Bubbles- Learn tactile sorting, patterns and relationships. Cost: $100/wk. $5 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: July 6-10.

Lego Robot Zoo: Use motors, gears, levers and other tools to build lego zoo animals that move. Cost: $100/wk, $15 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: July 6-10.

Sports Camp: Learn basic skills in basketball and volleyball. Cost: $100/wk. $5 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: July 6-10.

Lego Pentathalon: Design and provide behaviors for an animal using robotics. Cost: $100/wk, $15 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 6-10.

Cheerleading: Learn basic techniques for cheerleading. Cost: $100/wk, $5 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 6-10.

Science Exploration: Touch, feel, smell, taste and imagine indoor and outdoor science to its fullest. Cost: $100/wk, $5 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: July 13-17.

Drama: Stretch your imagination and drama skills. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 13-17.

Fun with Fimo: Learn to create hand made beads from fimo clay. Cost: $100/wk, $20 lab fee. Ages: Grades K-3. Dates: July 13-17.

Digital Story Telling: Use video and digital cameras to tell stores, then use a computer to edit pictures and videos and make a DVD. Cost: $100/k, $10 lab fee. Ages: Grade 4-6. Dates: July 13-17.

Pottery: Learn hand building and pot throwing techniques. Cost: $10/wk, $50 lab fee. Ages: Grades 4-6. Dates: July 13-17.

Camping Fun: Learn different camping styles as well as camp songs and outdoor safety. Cost: $100/wk, $5 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: July 20-24 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Music Exploration: Dance, stretch, sing and make your own instrument. Cost: $50/wk, $3 lab fee. Ages: PreK-K. Dates: July 20-24.

Sports Camp:Cost: $50/wk, $3 lab fee. Ages: PreK-K. Dates: July 20-24 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Lego Builder: Design a motorized or simple machine that can meet daily challenges. Cost: $100/wk, $15 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: July 20-24.

Spanish: Learn Spanish. Enjoy interactive games, music and reading. Cost: $100/wk, $6 lab fee. Ages: Grades Preschool- 3. Dates: July 20-24.

Lego Engineer II: Build a robot with RCX or NXT programmable bricks to meet challenges of mazes. Cost: $100/wk, $15 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 20-24.

Art with Charlie: Experience the limitless magic of creating art. Cost: $100/wk, $26 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 20-24.

Native American Culture: Learn about the beauty of Native American Culture. Cost: $104/wk, $10 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: July 27-31.

Science: Experiments and field trips. Cost: $100/wk, $26 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 27-31.

Art with Charlie: Experience the limitless magic of creating art. Cost: $100/wk, $26 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: July 27-31.

Mask Making: Make different types of masks using recycled materials. Cost: $100/wk, $10 lab fee. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: Aug. 3-7.

Diner Camp- Design a restaurant and learn easy recipes. Cost: $100/wk, $20 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: Aug. 3-7.

Creative Writing: Experiment with different kinds of writing. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades 1-6. Dates: Aug. 3-7.

Musical Performance: Learn vocals, band performance, acoustics and more. Cost: $100/wk, $6 lab fee. Ages: Grades 3-6. Dates: Aug. 3-7.

Fun with Food: Experience the fun of cooking different foods and creative ways to display food. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Preschool-K. Dates: Aug. 10-14.

Eric Carle: Create the famous stories by Eric Carle. Cost: $100/wk. Ages: Grades K-3. Dates: Aug. 10-14.

Arts and Crafts: Bring home new creations every day. Cost: $100/wk, $26 lab fee. Ages: Grades 1-3. Dates: Aug. 10-14.

Art with Charlie: Experience the limitless magic of creating art. Cost: $100/1k, $26 lab fee. Ages: Grade 4-6. Dates: Aug. 10-14.

SPOKANE VIRTUAL LEARNING ONLINE SUMMER CLASSES

Online summer school courses for high school students. All courses align to Washington State standards. Where: home computer. Cost:$185 (Spokane Public school students), $275 (other school district students). Ages: Grades 9-12. Contact: (509) 354-7545. Web site: www.spokanevirtual.com.

EWU DENTAL CAMPS

Where: 310 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Heath Sciences Bldg. Cost: Free. Ages: 12-16. Dates: Jul 10, July 17, July 24. Contact: (509) 368-6517.

SUMMER SKILLS ACADEMY

From culinary to collision repair, graphics to veterinary assisting, cosmetology to criminal justice and more, classes offered to students looking for an introduction to these careers. Where: 4141 N. Regal, Spokane. Cost: $35/session. Ages: Grades 9-12. Dates: June 22-July 8; July 9-24. Contact: (509) 354-7470.

MCCALL OUTDOOR SCIENCE SCHOOL

Two summer programs focus on climate and water research in Idaho. Where: University of Idaho. Cost: $117. Ages: Grades 6-12. Dates: July 6-12. Contact: (208) 634-3918.

SPOKANE PUBLIC SCHOOLS EXPRESS SUMMER PROGRAM

Full-day licensed childcare with fun and enriching activities including arts and crafts, games, cooking, field trips and more. Where: Finch, Ridgeview, and Roosevelt Elementary schools. Cost: $34/day. Ages: 3-12. Dates: everyday 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact: (509) 354-7312. Web site:www.spokaneschools.org.

ST. PATRICKS SUMMER CAMP

Two sessions of summer camp, focusing on reading, writing, arithmetic and computer technology. Register by May 1. Where: 2706 E. Queen Ave, Spokane. Cost: $65. Ages: Grades 1-6. Dates: June 15-25; Aug. 10-20. Contact: (509) 487-2830.

SFCC YOUTH COLLEGE

From horseback riding to chess and hip hop dancing to cooking, various activities available throughout the summer. Where: Spokane Falls Community College. Ages: 9-13. Dates: June 22-29; July 6-10; July 13-17. Contact: (509) 533-3140. Web site:www.spokanefalls.edu/Programs/YouthCollege.

SCIENCE SAFARI

Where: Gonzaga Prep. Cost: $95. Ages: Grades 2-9. Dates: June 22-26; June 29-July 3; July 6-10. Contact: (509) 466-9453.

EWU LEGO DAY CAMP

Where: Eastern Washington University. Dates: July 20-24. Contact: (509) 359-4820.

EWU VIDEO GAME CREATION DAY CAMP

Where: Eastern Washington University. Dates: July 27-31. Contact: (509) 359-4820.

SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL

A variety of academic opportunities are available to high school students who need to make up credits or get a jump on their fall 2009 classes. Where: University High School. Cost: $175/class. Ages: Grades 9-12. Dates: June 22-July 24, two sessions. Contact: (509) 228-5400. Web site:www.cvsd.org.

WSU SPOKANE CITYLAB YOUNG WOMEN’S SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP

Cost: $150. Ages: Grades 6-8. Dates: July 13-17. Contact: (509) 358-7635. Web site:www.spokane.wsu.edu/ResearchOutreach/ CityLab/camps.asp.

Foreign Language

SPANISH SUMMER CAMPS

Explore your world with Villa Vista Language academy and have fun while learning to speak Spanish. Where: 724 E. Hastings Rd. Cost: $100 per session. Ages: 3-12. Dates: weekly sessions June 22-July 31. Contact: (509) 465-4656. Web site:www.growwithspanish.com


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