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Summer Camps

Academic Camps - Math, Science, Power Up, & More

Kid’s Math Camp

ULM's Math camp gives students the chance to explore the exciting concepts of mathematics while challenging themselves and learning new skills. As an added benefit, campers will meet other children and work cooperatively to discover the beauty of mathematics and its applications through fun, hands-on projects. Our Math Camps are taught by current ULM mathematics instructors who have worked with teachers at both the elementary and junior high levels.

June 6-10 (K-2: for campers who have completed kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade)

9:00am-12:00pm
Join us for a fun filled week of activity based learning for kindergarten through 2nd grade. We will be exploring place value, number bonds, arithmetic and geometry to help students have a richer understanding of mathematics. The fun will include games, hands-on activities, and scavenger hunts.

June 13-17 (3-5: for campers who have completed 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade)

9:00am-12:00pm

Join us for a fun filled week of activity base learning for 3rd through 5th grade. We will be exploring place value, prime and composite numbers, factors and multiples, fractions, and geometry to help students have a richer understanding of mathematics.  The fun will include games, hands-on projects and activities, along with outdoor learning.

Website: www.ce.ulm.edu


Exploring Art

Students will work on various projects using creative expression; water-color still life, acrylic abstract on canvas, perspective sketches, and papier-mâché. You will also learn the 7 elements of art while creating a flip book and experimenting with each element: line, shape, form, space, value, color and texture.

Students will learn about several styles of art: realism, abstract, and impressionism.

Dates: June 20-24, 2016

Times: 9:00 am -12:00pm

Cost: $100 plus supply fee of $20 due to the instructor

Ages: 7 and up

Website: www.ce.ulm.edu


Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps

Bricks 4 Kidz offers fun, hands-on programs where kids ages 3-13+ can learn, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Your child will be engaged in problem-solving and critical thinking while expressing their creativity.  Campers will compete in challenges, build models using LEGO® bricks, and make something to take home.  Activities will promote summer learning through both structured learning time and fun, creative play.

Cost: $150/camp; Multi-camp discounts available if registering child for more than one camp.

July 11-15  (ages 5 and up)

Jurassic Brick Land (9:00am-12:00pm)
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage...you're about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Campers will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrible T.Rex, and more. We'll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later. Show us your building skills using our specialized project kits! Come learn, build and play at Jurassic Brick Land camp!  Ages 5 and up.

Mining and Crafting (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Experience the world of Minecraft™ with LEGO® bricks in this fun summer camp!  We’ll start by crafting their shelters and some of the characters, mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, building models, crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft™ game, and testing the strength of their shelters.  We also have all new Mining and Crafting building, games, and take home crafts from our previous summer camps.  Ages 5 and up.

July 18-22 (ages 5 and up)

"Galaxy Far Away" Space Camp (9:00am-12:00pm)
Join us on an adventurous journey through space! Build the Redstone Rocket to blast through the atmosphere into a realm that is truly out of this world. Travel back in time to build NASA's Gemini Capsule. Trust your astronaut's building skills to pilot a spacecraft that will bring you back to Earth safely. We'll build motorized models that represent spacecraft from your favorite popular space movie as well as your favorite movie characters. Come experience this stellar journey to a galaxy far away!  Ages 5 and up.

Character Craze Camp (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Your favorite characters bring the fun this week — Superheroes, Pokemon™, the Minions, Ninjago™ Ninjas, and famous video game friends like Mario, Luigi, Pacman, and Sonic.  We’ll devote one day to each theme and will build, play games, and learn fun facts about each.  Ages 5 and up. 

July 25-29  (ages 9 and up)

Movie Making (9:00am-12:00pm)
Light, cameras, LEGO® action! Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite LEGO® mini- figure characters! In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Working as a team, students will use LEGO® components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. When the movie is complete, campers will impress friends and family with a screening party on the last day of camp. Don’t miss your chance to be a movie producer!  Ages 9 and up.

EV3 (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Experience the cutting edge of technology with the introduction of LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics.  Students will be captivated as they incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors, and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick.  Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!  We have all new builds for this camp this summer, so experienced EV3 campers are welcome for new challenges!  Ages 9 and up.

August 1-5  (ages 5 and up)

Brick Critters: The Secret Life Camp (9:00am-12:00pm)
Ever wonder what your pets do while you are at school? Join Max, an adorable dog and Snowball the rabbit on this fun and furry adventure. Then, dive to the depths of the ocean with Dory to help her search for her family. Build other favorite aquatic movie sea life as well. In addition to imagining what pets do when left alone, build various critters, including motorized buzzing bees, fluttering butterflies and more. Show off your take-home handbook displaying all the brick critters you built at this exciting camp!   Ages 5 and up. 

Worlds of Amusement Camp (1:00pm-4:00pm)
"Worlds of Amusement" camp takes you on a thrilling adventure building amusement park themed models. Spend time visiting the Wizard World by building your favorite wizard and his magical owl! Build and give your despicable yellow movie characters a thrilling roller coaster ride! Get your amusement park ticket stamped as you turn games, food, rides and attractions into exciting model builds! All this and more awaits at Bricks 4 Kidz Worlds of Amusement Camp!  Ages 5 and up.

Disclaimer:

LEGO® and MINDSTORMS are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse these programs.

Website: www.ce.ulm.edu


Girls Power Up

University of Louisiana at Monroe
Walker Hall
Monroe, LA 71203

STEM- focused camp

Plug into fun with science. You will solve the Rubik’s Cube, cook with solar power, and learn the mystery about hot air ballooning, and so much more.

June 20-24, 2016
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fee: $40
Deadline to register: May 13

Contact information:
Katherine Stagg
800-960-2093 ext. 212
kstagg@gslpg.org

Maximum: 60 girls, Minimum: 45 girls

Girls entering fourth grade and up. Each girl will receive a Get Moving Journey book and will fulfill criteria for the Get Moving Journey Award. Adult volunteers needed.

NO Tagalongs allowed. NO bus transportation.

 


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