inGenius 2022 STEAM Summer Camp Program: Grades 3-4

Campus: Canyon Crest Academy

Available Going Fast Full

Grade 1Grade 2Grade 3-4Grade 5-7Grade 8-10
Grade Level :Grades 3-4 in school year of 2022-2023
Week 8:30-12:00pm Morning Camp
(Morning drop off starts 8:30
Weekly Theme classes 9:30-11:45am
**Advanced Programming classes 9:00am-12:00pm)
12:30-3:30pm Afternoon Camp
(Afternoon drop off starts 12:30
Weekly Theme classes 12:45-3:00pm
**Advanced Programming classes 12:45-3:45pm)
3:25-6:30pm After School Classes
Week 1: 6/13-6/17/2022
The Mathematics of Chalk Art
Minecraft Game Design
Money Sense
The Rise and Fall of the Dynasties (by SDSU CCC)
The Magic World through Microscope
Computational Thinking without Coding (II)
3 Dimensional Art
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 2: 6/20-6/24/2022 (select one)
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(Narrative) Creative writing and storytelling
Learning to Code by Design with Scratch
Anime appreciation
Makers engineering
Algebra: Finding the X Factor
Comic and Cartooning
Kung Fu (by SDSU CCC)
Chinese Music and Songs (by SDSU CCC)
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 3: 6/27-7/1/2022 (select one)
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Inventing Stuff
Science of Chance
Public Speaking
3D Modeling
Wizard Chemistry
Cuisine Art: Cooking around the world
Intro to Knitting
Create Your Own Eco System
Abacus (by SDSU CCC)
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 4: 7/5,6,7,8/2022(4 days)
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Mysterious Ancient World
Lego Robotics & Visual Programming
Marine Quest
Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
Clay Sculpture
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 5: 7/11-7/15/2022 (select one)
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(Information) Nonfiction Reading and Writing
Genetics: the science of us!
Mosaics
Minecraft Game Design
(select one)
Machines in Motion: Trebuchet
creative writing - Harry Potter
Painting & Drawing
Environmental sciences for sustainable future
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 6: 7/18-7/22/2022
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(Opinion) Essay Writing
We All Scream for Ice Cream! A Marketing Plan
(select one)
Math and Physics: The Olympics
Intro to Crochet
Rocketry
Intro to Photography
Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 7: 7/25-7/29/2022
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Making Sense of Geometry
Learning to Code by Design with Scratch
Mobile Games Design
3D Modeling
Space Science: Are we alone in the universe?
Acrylic & Water Color
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
**Advanced Programming classes

Week 1: 6/13-6/17/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
The Mathematics of Chalk Art
During this week, students explore the mathematics behind pavement chalk art. They will explore geometric concepts such as translations, rotations, reflections, and dilations, as well as proportional relationships. Students will learn how to use scale factors and coordinate planes to proportionally enlarge an image in order to recreate it. At the end of the week, students will work in groups to create their own pieces of chalk art.

Minecraft Game Design
Students team up to customize their own Adventure Maps and shape their own gameplay experience. Students strategically tailor unique biomes that provide players with challenges and rewards, utilize Redstone to create secret passageways, traps, access points, build safe havens with resources that help players move successfully throughout the game, and install mods that allow Students to create very distinct qualities within their Minecraft game.

Money Sense
Kids are fascinated by the value of money. But most aren't taught the power of saving and investing in school or at home. Money sense for kids' camp is a fun way to introduce important concepts such as opportunity cost and interests as well as the basics of saving and investing as a way of life. Teaching money skills to kids is more challenging in today's high-tech world that includes debit cards, ATM's, direct deposits, automatic deductions, credit cards, on-line bill paying, and more. Let camp help the kids get started.

The Rise and Fall of the Dynasties (by SDSU CCC)
Throughout the course students will study the Qin and Han dynasties through story-telling and creative group activities. The class will cover the policies and achievements of the emperor Shi Huangdi, the construction of the Terracotta Army and The Great Wall and Han culture and society. Through engaging videos and collaborative in-class projects students will develop an appreciation for the rich history of early imperial China. This camp is taught by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
The Magic World through Microscope
Students will learn scale and size and proper use of microscopes. Students will examine and compare one-celled and multi-cellular organisms. One of the topics will include cell structure, nutrient needs, and growth. Students will learn to appreciate the complexities of familiar things such as newsprint, fibers, or blades of grass. They develop laboratory skills including staining, and DNA extraction. They will also explore the various ways microscopes are used in the fields such as forensic science..

Computational Thinking without Coding (II)
We will teach Computer Science through games and puzzles with cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. These activities will introduce students to Computational Thinking through concepts such as binary numbers, algorithms and data compression. Importantly, no coding is needed.

3 Dimensional Art
Our artists will spend the week exploring a variety of 3-dimensional art methods and mediums.  We will use paint, plastics, wood, clay, wire, and other materials to create a unique set of sculptures and art projects.

Week 2: 6/20-6/24/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

(Narrative) Creative writing and storytelling
Students will learn narrative writing skills by writing their very own short stories! Over the course of the week, students will engage in the writing process; planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. By the end of the writing process, students will have a writing piece that follows a clear plot and has well developed characters. In addition, Students will learn editing skills, such as checking spelling and correcting grammatical errors.

Learning to Code by Design with Scratch
Let your imagination run wild in this multimedia adventure. Scratch is a fun and easy way for kids to learn the basics of programming using snap-together code blocks to build working programs. Before class starts, please help your child to create a Scratch account at home. The link is https://scratch.mit.edu.

Anime appreciation
Starting with the creation of different art styles, students will explore the rich history of Japanese anime from early examples to modern shows and movies.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Makers engineering
Students will learn what it means to become an engineer. They will understand the process of problem-solving through iterations, and they will learn to work within limited constraints. They will be introduced to various engineering disciplines, and look at classic examples of bridge architecture and design.

Algebra: Finding the X Factor
Algebra is everywhere as a foundational branch of math. Students will be introduced to equations and inequalities, model and graph linear functions. They will investigate and solve real-world applications and apply your mathematical expertise to real-world problems.

Comic and Cartooning
Are you ready to take your cartooning to the next level? Bring a comics project to our camp and we will help you do just that! Through a series of lectures and in-class exercises our instructors will teach you methods for developing characters, environments and a variety of inking techniques. Each day will have dedicated studio time for students to apply these concepts to their own work.

Kung Fu (by SDSU CCC)
The Siu Nim Do sequence of movements will be the main focus for this introductory session. Students will learn more about this traditional martial arts system, work on body control, and improve their self-control skills. This camp is instructed in English by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Chinese Music and Songs (by SDSU CCC)
This fun and brief course will lightly introduce some Chinese music and songs, ranging from folk music to popular ballads and music. We will discuss and explore the movement from traditional instruments and music towards the contemporary, and create some music together. All students, regardless of whether they play instruments or sing or are interested in learning either, are encouraged to bring their talents and interests to class! This camp is instructed in English by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Week 3: 6/27-7/1/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

Inventing Stuff
The camp is an adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. It connects students to inventors who changed the world and their impact across the centuries. Throughout high-energy and hands-on activities of inquiry, discovery, and problem solving, students explore not only the how and why of various discoveries and inventions, but also the entrepreneurship through innovation.

Science of Chance
Students develop a fundamental understanding of probability and statistics through fun activities and real word examples. Students will work with both first-hand and second-hand data. They will learn to conduct experiments and surveys. They will also obtain data from newspapers and journals. Using the data, they will generate graphs, charts, and tables to discover patters, draw conclusions and make predictions.

Public Speaking
Too many students have something to say but do not have the tools to speak in public effectively and with comfort. Sharpening communication abilities helps students succeed in a world that demands confidence, articulation and the ability to clearly communicate ideas. By building superior speaking skills, students will be prepared to excel in school, attain their dream jobs, defend their beliefs and values, and become leaders in their communities. This camp will be an emphasis on oral communication as well as writing skills in this course, arguing the topics of the day.

3D Modeling
Explore the interesting world of 3D Modeling. In the class, you'll learn the basics of perspective scale drawings and how to use 3D software to design. You will also learn how this technology is revolutionizing social progress from rapid innovation in business to formerly unprecedented breakthroughs. This class will engage students in conceptual and practical spatial problem solving and precise geometric formulation.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Wizard Chemistry
The class will have many hands-on experiments. It helps students connect real-world situations with science. It will explore mixing experiments and the periodic table that describes elemental science for our young chemists.

Cuisine Art: Cooking around the world
Let the cooking extravaganza begin! Create delicious food inspired by cuisine from around the world. Culinary campers have an absolute blast learning to cook. They gain the confidence to take their new skills and knowledge home to cook for their families and friends. Here is a taste of what our culinary campers will accomplish during this week: create appetizer, salads, entrees and desserts; learning to use a wide variety of ingredients; cook according to daily themes, learn basic Kitchen safety.

Intro to Knitting
Learn the basic stitches of knitting and how to read a pattern. Learn a quick project: a scarf or dish towel.

Create Your Own Eco System
An ecosystem encompasses all the living things in a designated area. That means animals, plants and any other organism, and it also includes the environment they live in. The cool thing about ecosystems is when so many things combine into one. The elements of a sustainable ecosystem play off one another for survival. In this class, student will learn and create their own ecosystem. This is a perfect boot camp for our young ecologists and biologists.

Abacus (by SDSU CCC)
The abacus is a calculating instrument that uses beads that slide along a series of rods set in a frame to represent the decimal places. Before Hindu-Arabic numeral system was invented, abacus was widely used by merchants. Learning to use abacus helps learn a new way of counting and come up with alternative solutions to all sorts of problems. The ultimate goal for this course is to have students learned how to use mental math to do a calculation, have a clearer logical reasoning, and heighten stronger mental visualization skills. This camp is instructed in English by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Week 4: 7/5,6,7,8/2022(4 days)


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

Mysterious Ancient World
Learn about mysterious ancient countries around the world. Compare and contrast their culture, legend and daily living. Complete an interactive notebook and project for each lesson. Be able to tell one fact from each area and time.

Lego Robotics & Visual Programming
Solving fun challenges using Lego EV3 Robots and learn to code motors and sensors with LEGO MINDSTORMS! Use your programming skills to allow the robot to perform by itself.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Marine Quest
This camp offers an exciting avenue into the oceans of our world. Through a blend of engaging education, kids will discover a passion for marine biology. Whether your child simply enjoys animals or thirsts for an adventure in the seas, a marine science camp could be just what you're looking for.

Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
This is a fascinating class that, with computer games, will introduce the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city. No more messing with paper, scissors and glues. Through simulation, Students will engage in urban planning by controlling your own roads, public services, transportation and more. You're only limited by your imagination, so take control and reach for the sky!

Clay Sculpture
Artists will explore various ways to create with clay. They will explore projects such as pinch pots, Pueblo pots, animal sculptures, and more. All without the use of a pottery wheel or a kiln.

Week 5: 7/11-7/15/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

(Information) Nonfiction Reading and Writing
This class will begin with by studying nonfiction texts. Students will learn new reading strategies, such as looking for text structures, that will allow them to better understand nonfiction texts. After studying nonfiction texts, students will be ready to write their own nonfiction books teaching about a topic of their choice. Students will learn all of the skills necessary for writing nonfiction. Students will also engage in the writing process; planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing, which prepares them to write well organized and well edited writing pieces.

Genetics: the science of us!
Why do I have brown eyes when my Dad has blue eyes? Why is my hair wavy when my sister’s is straight? Students will learn the relationship between genotype and phenotype, conduct Punnet squares to investigate the heritability of various physical traits, and address what problems in DNA look like when they are physically expressed. We will model DNA in multiple ways (origami & marshmallows!) and dive into bioethics and the future of science. 

Mosaics
Mosaics have a rich history going back to the third millennium BC in Mesopotamia. Students will explore some of this history while exploring various mosaic techniques. Artists will then have the opportunity to design and create a mosaic of their own.

Minecraft Game Design
Students team up to customize their own Adventure Maps and shape their own gameplay experience. Students strategically tailor unique biomes that provide players with challenges and rewards, utilize Redstone to create secret passageways, traps, access points, build safe havens with resources that help players move successfully throughout the game, and install mods that allow Students to create very distinct qualities within their Minecraft game.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Machines in Motion: Trebuchet
Students will explore the physics and construction of machines and engineering gadgets to build their own Battleship machines, in particular, Trebuchets. In this camp, Students will gain skills in engineering, creativity, and collaboration.

creative writing - Harry Potter
Jumping into the magical world of Harry Potter, students will engage in writing exercises, and fun activities based on the world of Harry Potter.

Painting & Drawing
Unleash your child's imagination this summer! This camp provides student a wonderful introduction to several forms of visual art. Each day brings a new project that may include drawing and painting. Students will learn skills and techniques and also learn to think out of box and create your style.

Environmental sciences for sustainable future
With major challenges facing the environment, we all need to take an active role in creating a sustainable future. In this class, students explore topics in environmental science and engineering, including recycling, landfills, water treatment and water cycle, deforestation, clean energy vs. fossil fuels.

Week 6: 7/18-7/22/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

(Opinion) Essay Writing
Students will learn how to write persuasive essays. Essay writing is an important skill that students will use throughout their school years. In this class, students will begin by coming up with an idea or a thesis statement. Students get to choose a subject they are passionate about! From there, students will come ups with reasons and examples to support their ideas. Through this process, students will learn how to write a well-organized essay that is focused on a central idea. Over the course of a week, students will engage in the writing process; planning, drafting, editing, revising, and publishing. Each stage is a new learning opportunity!

We All Scream for Ice Cream! A Marketing Plan
Marketing is about to putting the right product in the right place, at the right price, at the right time. Students will utilize the Four P's of the marketing mix to best bring a new product or service to market. Student will learn to define marketing options in terms of price, product, promotion, and place so that their offering meets a specific customer need or demand. One of the activities will be to determine the target market for multiple ice cream brands.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Math and Physics: The Olympics
This interdisciplinary course goes beyond medal counts and world-record finishes as students explore the history, science, math, and cultural significance of the Olympics with a variety of activities, experiments, and analysis. For example, students will Apply concepts from the physics and math of sports to determine which angles create the smallest splash and measure the speed, distance, repetitions in the gym, and calories, to name a few.

Intro to Crochet
Learn the basic stitches of crochet and how to read a pattern. Learn to make a quick project: a hat, dish towel, or scarf.

Rocketry
This camp is designed to proliferate a student's imagination about the practice and theory of space exploration and the vehicles that will take us there. This course will teach students the vocabulary and math behind rocket thrust and orbital trajectory. Students will create and test motion hypothesis using model rockets.

Intro to Photography
In this class the students will be introduced to digital photography. They will learn basic skills such as composition, focus, exposure and styles. They will practice with assignment in portrait, landscape and events photography. They will also learn and exercise photo editing skills using Photoshop or similar image editing software.

Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
This is a fascinating class that, with computer games, will introduce the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city. No more messing with paper, scissors and glues. Through simulation, Students will engage in urban planning by controlling your own roads, public services, transportation and more. You're only limited by your imagination, so take control and reach for the sky!

Week 7: 7/25-7/29/2022


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Outdoor sports camps take place in the Canyon Crest Academy fields. Activities include: Capture the Flag, Basketball,Soccer, Bocce Ball, Rugby, Yoga, Over the Line. Rotation Games: Park Ranger, Sharks and Minnows.

Making Sense of Geometry
Understanding geometry basics is essential for all math students today. This camp will explore topics in Geometry and make math come alive with intriguing examples of geometry in the world around us. Students will learn about 3D shapes, tessellations, transformations, constructions, and more as they explore topics in geometry and participate in various hands-on activities. Students will build their understanding of shapes, formulas, and geometric tools for future studies in Geometry courses.

Learning to Code by Design with Scratch
Let your imagination run wild in this multimedia adventure. Scratch is a fun and easy way for kids to learn the basics of programming using snap-together code blocks to build working programs. Before class starts, please help your child to create a Scratch account at home. The link is https://scratch.mit.edu.

Mobile Games Design
Students learn to design and program mobile game apps. They learn both programming concepts and principles of design in an intuitive and rich development environment.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
3D Modeling
Explore the interesting world of 3D Modeling. In the class, you'll learn the basics of perspective scale drawings and how to use 3D software to design. You will also learn how this technology is revolutionizing social progress from rapid innovation in business to formerly unprecedented breakthroughs. This class will engage students in conceptual and practical spatial problem solving and precise geometric formulation.

Space Science: Are we alone in the universe?
Are we alone in the universe? Students will study everything from aliens and planets to rockets and astronauts. Students will learn the scope and scale of our solar system and how it fits into the universe. Explore the stars, moon, and planets, and how math, science, and philosophy help us our understand the universe beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. And plan what items to bring to be able to explore other planets.

Acrylic & Water Color
Students will have a blast painting with acrylics and watercolor. They will create paintings on canvas and watercolor paper and learn about color theory and different painting techniques. Students will also learn best studio practices, including how to choose and protect supplies. Your young artists will fill your home with unique and beautiful artwork by the end of this week.


Sibling Discount:
Get 5% off the lower tuition amount for families enrolling two or more students

Tuition:

Weekly Theme Programs (1st-7th Grade)
    Half-Day Program(8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm)
    $199/week
    Full-Day Program(8:30am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-6:30pm)
    $279/week
    Full-Day Program + After Camp Program (8:30am-6:30pm)
    $329/week
    Tuition for Week of July 5-8 (4-day week)
    Half-Day Program(8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm)
    $180/week
    Full-Day Program(8:30am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-6:30pm)
    $240/week
    Full-Day Program + After Camp Program (8:30am-6:30pm)
    $290/week
**Weekly Advanced Computer Programming Classes
(Special tuition only apply to the following advanced programming classes: Alice: Introduction to Programming, Java Programming A, Java Programming B, Python Programming and USACO Workshop)
Morning Advanced Computer Programming Classes (9:00am-12:00pm):
$305 per Program per week
Afternoon Advanced Computer Programming Classes (12:45pm-3:45pm):
$305 per Program per week
- $20 off with enrollment of any other inGenius program in the same week.

    Tuition for Week of July 5-8 (4-day week)
    Morning Advanced Computer Programming Classes (9:00am-12:00pm):
    $245 per Program per week


Daily Schedule


Grades 1-7
8:30-9:30am Morning Drop off
9:30-11:45am Weekly theme classes (instruction starts at 9:30am)
9:00am-12:00pm for **Advanced Computer Programming classes (instruction starts at 9:00am)
(12:00pm Latest Pikcup for Morning Only Program)
11:45am-12:45pm Lunch Break

(12:30pm Afternoon Drop off)
12:45-3:00pm for Weekly theme classes (instruction start at 12:45pm)
12:45-3:45pm for **Advanced Computer Programming classes (instruction start at 12:45pm)
(3:30pm Latest Pikcup for Afternoon Only Program)

(3:00pm-3:25pm After Camp Program Drop Off)
3:25pm-5:30pm Three After Camp Classes (instruction start at 3:25pm):
— Chinese or Sports & Chess Club
— Math Practice
— Vocabulary Building
5:30pm-6:30pm After School Program Pickup

Grades 8-10
8:30-9:30am Morning Drop off
9:30-11:45am Weekly theme classes (instruction starts at 9:30am)
9:00am-12:00pm for **Advanced Computer Programming classes (instruction starts at 9:00am)
(12:00pm Latest Pikcup for Morning Only Program)
11:45am-12:45pm Lunch Break

(12:30pm Afternoon Drop off)
12:45-3:00pm for Weekly theme classes (instruction start at 12:45pm)
12:45-3:45pm for **Advanced Computer Programming classes (instruction start at 12:45pm)
(3:30pm Latest Pikcup for Afternoon Only Program)

(3:00pm-3:25pm After Camp Program Drop Off)
3:25pm-5:30pm Three After Camp Classes (instruction start at 3:25pm):
— Self Study
— Sports & Chess Club
— Self Study
5:30pm-6:30pm After School Program Pickup

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