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Engineering: 4th-6th


Rising 4th - 6th graders in the Power Up! program will explore four core areas of engineering; chemical, mechanical, civil, and electrical.  Campers will learn and apply the concepts of friction, force and motion, electricity, and circuits to projects such as powering a “solar city” or building catapults and wire racers.


Our Exciting 2018 Project Lineup:

          Low Friction Wire Racers

          Electric Circuit Games

          Rockin' Rockets

          Disaster-Proof Structures



Part electronics, part engineering, part physics, and totally awesome, this DIY inspired workshop will get you thinking critically and creatively every day.



WIRE RACERS- Create your own custom high flying wire racers! Low friction and balance are key in this challenge to race across the room suspended on thin wires than carry your creation and power it at the same time.

COLOR CHROMATOGRAPHY: Just like a Crime Scene Investigator, engineers will learn the principles of chromatography while exploring chemical engineering principles and concepts.

ROCKIN ' ROCKETS: Engineers will design custom foam rockets that soar over 100 feet. They will employ all aspects of the Engineering Design Process as they create a rocket that will fly sky high!



ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS: Success rarely happens the first time we build something new. Engineers explore the value of planning, designing, building, testing and then improving their projects. They also learn how to speak about the success of their creation through these professional terms.

REAL WORLD APPLICATION: Each day, our engineers will be introduced to a famous figure in angineering, as well as a real world application of the engineering branch we are studying.

PROJECT BASED LEARNING: Every day has an instructional focus on a different concept within engineering. These concepts are collectively applied to each of our different projects as the week progresses in an engaging, hand-on learning environment. Concepts include different forces, laws of motion, and engineering principles.

DO IT YOURSELF: Nothing builds confidence like DIY! Engineers experience their ideas coming to life through their perseverence and problem solving. We give them the knowledge, tools and support to practice new skills and create something they can call their own. 



  • Healthy lunches are provided everyday through School Foodies

  • Each week incorporates professionally designed community building to help campers meet new people and build lasting friendships

  • Daily organized recreation promotes a strong camp community

  • Extended Care is also available starting at 8:00 am and after camp until 5:30 pm at most locations

  • Our outstanding instructors are selected for their love of teaching and their commitment to providing engaging and collaborative learning environments for all campers