inGenius 2021 STEAM Summer Camp Program: Fifth to Seventh Grade

Campus: Canyon Crest Academy

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Grade Level :Fifth to Seventh Grade in school year of 2021-2022
Week 8:30-12:00am Morning Camp
(Regular classes 9:30-11:30am
**Programming classes 9:00am-12:00pm
*8-9th Grade classes 9:30am-12:00pm)
12:30-3:30pm Afternoon Camp
(Regular classes 1:00-3:00pm
**Programming classes 1:00-4:00pm
*8-9th Grade classes 1:00-3:30pm)
3:30-6:30pm Aftercamp Classes
Week 1: 6/21-6/25/2021 (select one)
Computational Thinking without Coding (III)
Young Writers Workshop
Origami (by SDSU CCC)
(select one)
Young Entrepreneur
CRIME BUSTERS (series 2)
Minecraft Game Design
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 2: 6/28-7/2/2021 (select one)
Leader in Training
Anime appreciation
Alice: Introduction to Programming**
(select one)
Machines in Motion: Catapults and Castle
Design Thinking: Create a New School
Python Programming**
Chinese Tea & Food Culture (by SDSU CCC)
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 3: 7/5-7/9/2021 (select one)
Physics Science: Wright Flying Machines
Introduction to Discrete Math
Java Programming A**
(select one)
Bon Voyage! Plan your Dream Trip: Mock Travel Agency
Creative writing - Harry Potter
Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
The Rise and Fall of the Dynasties (by SDSU CCC)
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 4: 7/12-7/16/2021 (select one)
Space Science & Rocketry Simulation
MIT Mobile App Inventor - Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Debate
Java Programming B**
(select one)
Model Congress
Dungeons and Dragons
The Mathematics of Chalk Art
Alice: Introduction to Programming**
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 5: 7/19-7/23/2021 (select one)
Makers engineering: Creative Inventions
Game on Scratch (Advanced)
USACO Workshop: Introduction to Bronze**
Painting & Drawing
(select one)
Closing Bell: Stock Market Introduction
Data and Probability
Greek Mythology in the Ancient & Modern World
Java Programming A**
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building
Week 6: 7/26-7/30/2021 (select one)
3D Modeling & 3D Printing
Creative Web and Blog Design
Creative Writing of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing
(select one)
Marketing: the Art of Sales
Biological Science: Under the Microscope
Roblox Game Design and Programming Principle
Java Programming B**
Chinese or Sport Club,
Math Practice, Vocabulary Building

Week 1: 6/21-6/25/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Computational Thinking without Coding (III)
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.

Young Writers Workshop
Students will crucially examine the hero and villain across cultures and time. Students will investigate the hero and villain's journey and explore the cultural purpose such characters. Activities includes close reading, group discussions, and writers' workshops. students will practice analytical skills and critical thinking skills to read and respond thoughtfully to a variety of texts.

Origami (by SDSU CCC)
The Chinese Paper Cutting and Folding class is an introductory level class that introduces the art of Chinese paper cutting and folding to students. We will explore the history, culture, and value of the art and create our own papercuts and folds. This camp is taught by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Young Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Boot campgives students the opportunity to develop and practice their entrepreneurial skills. It will provide young people with an entrepreneurial experience using the activities and business simulation as a platform towards discovering their own personal qualities, characteristics and attitudes as an entrepreneur.

CRIME BUSTERS (series 2)
Welcome detectives. In this course we are going to look at some of the same techniques that are used by the law enforcement to look at the physical evidence collected at a crime scene and taken from suspects. Some of the focuses will be on DNA Analysis, Metal Analysis, Liquid Analysis, Chromatography and Crime Scene Analysis!

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.

Week 2: 6/28-7/2/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Leader in Training
Leadership Camp is where The campers will learn the characteristics of a good leader while being team players. We encourage our campers to become strong independent leaders and thinkers through challenging activities. Through friendship, workshops and encouragement, we help build positive values and to provide growth to prepare them for roles as leaders. Through our programs we aim to help children develop: Responsibility, self-respect, curiosity for learning and an eye for caring for others.

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.

Alice: Introduction to Programming**
Students discover key 3D game development concepts including game planning, character movement, collision detection, in-game dialogue and playability. They will learn Object-Oriented programming principles in a Java enabled environment. Following topics will be introduced: Variables, Data types, Conditions, Loops, Lists (Arrays), Multi-threading, Events, Classes, functions, Alice Methods. This is a perfect preparation for our Java classes.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Machines in Motion: Catapults and Castle
In this class, students will assume the roles of lords, knights, and craftspeople of medieval history while working together to complete a series of challenges. Students will explore the medieval castle, the physics and construction of machines and engineering gadgets to build their own Battleship machines, in particular, Catapults. They will gain valuable skills in engineering, creativity, and collaboration.

Design Thinking: Create a New School
Do you wish you could change something at your school? What would you change if you had a magic wand? Now is your chance! In this class, students will learn about design thinking, a view that focuses more on ideas and improvements than costs. By the end of the week, students will present the idea of their perfect school.

Python Programming**
This course provides an introduction to the Python programming language with a focus on procedural programming and brief instruction to object-oriented concept. Students will learn: Variables, Conditions, Loops, Arrays, String processing, Nested conditions, Nested loops, Functions and Classes.

Chinese Tea & Food Culture (by SDSU CCC)
One of the Six Arts of Confucianism is “Li", which means etiquette and ceremony. Students will explore the Chinese “Li” through tea and food. This course will introduce the Chinese tea and food culture to students, including tea etiquette, tea ceremony, and foods from different areas of China. This camp is taught by SDSU Chinese Cultural Center.

Week 3: 7/5-7/9/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Physics Science: Wright Flying Machines
How did the Wright brothers learn about flying machines? They used scientific thinking, conducted experiments and collected data. By observing birds, experimenting with flying toys and creating model airplanes, campers will get it right like the Wright brothers! Learn all about the amazing Wright brothers as you build your own powered plane. Experiment with other flying devices such as those that don't have wings.

Introduction to Discrete Math
Discrete math is the mathematics of computing. It is the foundation of modern computer science. This course will introduce students to some of the topics such as combinatorics, number theory and set theory. This course will help build a solid foundation for computer algorithms and competition.

Java Programming A**
This course provides an introduction to the Java programming language with a focus on procedural programming and brief instruction to object-oriented concept. Students will learn: Data types, Variables, Conditions, Loops, Arrays, String processing, Nested conditions, Nested loops, Functions and Classes, Introduction to basic sorting and binary search.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Bon Voyage! Plan your Dream Trip: Mock Travel Agency
Who doesn’t love vacations? Could you plan a more exciting trip than your parents? Let’s find out! In this course, students will choose their dream destination and work within a budget to plan their dream trip. They will have to consider how to get from city to city, how much money to spend on hotels, flights, and fun activities. At the end of the week, students will present their travel package ideas to the class and accept ‘mock reservations’ from peers.

Creative writing - Harry Potter
There’s no question that Harry Potter has changed the world of children’s literature. In this class students will learn about what makes a simple novel so good—and potentially so important and enduring, using the Harry Potter series as a reference. Students will then apply this new knowledge in their own writing to create a short story based on a magical school of their own design. Throughout this class, students will learn about the Latin roots behind the magic spells, explore the mythology behind magical creatures, be introduced to some of the real historical inspirations of some of the characters.

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!

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.

Week 4: 7/12-7/16/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Space Science & Rocketry Simulation
Our society lives in the commercial space age. In 2015, it was speculated that, "the first person who will walk on Mars is currently in 3rd grade." Humans are developing systems for space tourism, asteroid mining, reusable rockets, nuclear propulsion, and self-assembling structures for colonizing the moon and other planets. 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 and they will explore rocket building and space travel using the rocket simulation software.

MIT Mobile App Inventor - Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Students learn to research, design, develop, and pitch mobile app prototypes without prior coding experience. Students create smart phone apps as an introduction to programming, and also as a gateway to entrepreneurship in the digital economy. Students will learn: Understanding Local and Global Variables, Using Lists, Commands and Expressions, Control Flow, Arranging Components on the Screen, Manipulating Component State: Getters and Setters, Using Conditional Blocks, Events and Event Handlers, Using Multiple Screens in One App, Pseudo Random Number Generator and Random Set Seed, Data and Databases, Blocks with Dropdowns, Working with Images and Sounds.

Debate
Students will learn the art of verbal combat! Students will learn how to construct persuasive positions, defend against and attack each other's arguments, and cross-examine effectively. Students will debate a variety of age- and experience-appropriate topics, form teams, and pit themselves against their co-campers.

Java Programming B**
This course builds on Java A and continues with a more in-depth coverage of procedural programing. Students will learn nested Conditions, nested Loops, multi-dimensional Arrays. It will also introduce basic sorting, linear and binary search.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Model Congress
This camp provides an introduction to diplomatic and legislative speaking. Students role-play as members of Congress. Persuasive speaking, negotiations, and compromise are all stressed in a forum that allows students to sample the most exciting part of the political process!

Dungeons and Dragons
Students will learn the principles of role-playing games with the classic Dungeons and Dragons. They will learn how to create characters, how to create campaigns, the role of the dungeon master, how to interpret the rules, and how to create your own fantasy world with nothing more than a pencil, some paper, dice, and the rule book. Role-playing games or RPGs have been a way to make friends, have a good time, and be creative. Dungeons & Dragons helps the players build academic skills like reading and writing, basic mathematics, critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork.

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.

Alice: Introduction to Programming**
Students discover key 3D game development concepts including game planning, character movement, collision detection, in-game dialogue and playability. They will learn Object-Oriented programming principles in a Java enabled environment. Following topics will be introduced: Variables, Data types, Conditions, Loops, Lists (Arrays), Multi-threading, Events, Classes, functions, Alice Methods. This is a perfect preparation for our Java classes.

Week 5: 7/19-7/23/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Makers engineering: Creative Inventions
Using both LittleBits blocks and hands-on experiments, kids learn about electrical engineering, structural design and space flight. It's a chance to introduce kids to a wide range of science subjects while exploring the theory behind electronics, architecture and flight.

Game on Scratch (Advanced)
Students will use the Scratch program to create original computer games with focus on Mechanics, Game Play, User Control and Balanced Play. The types of games covered includes (a) Collection, (b) Maze, (c) Avoidance, etc. The games will incorporate scientific thought applied to theme such as fire, ocean and gravity. The class requires working knowledge of Scratch (no exception).

USACO Workshop: Introduction to Bronze**
This is an introductory one-week class for students who plan to participate in USACO contests. All new participants in USACO contests start out in the bronze division, and those who score particularly well in their current division will be promoted to the next division for future contests. The workshops will build on top of our regular computer classes and are problem solving-based. This class is designed to get students STARTED to work at Bronze level for the competition. The curriculum is aligned with USA Computing Olympiad (USACO). Eligibility Requirements (meet one of the following requirements): - Took Java/C++ Programming Level A & B - Took AP Computer Science course

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.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Closing Bell: Stock Market Introduction
Would you like to invest in companies? Can you outperform professional investors? What do you know about GameStop, Robinhood, and Bitcoin? Let's see! During this week, students will discover the basic functions of the stock market and keep track of their favorite companies' recent performance as we compete as mock investors in our simulated investment firm. Come ring the closing bell!

Data and Probability
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 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.

Greek Mythology in the Ancient & Modern World
Myths helped the early Greeks understand puzzling events in nature and in human life. The actions and adventures of gods and goddesses (including Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, and Athena) taught important values to future generations. In this camp, students will learn about Greek mythology and the Olympian gods and goddesses, create maps of their activities and study their key features and legends.

Java Programming A**
This course provides an introduction to the Java programming language with a focus on procedural programming and brief instruction to object-oriented concept. Students will learn: Data types, Variables, Conditions, Loops, Arrays, String processing, Nested conditions, Nested loops, Functions and Classes, Introduction to basic sorting and binary search.

Week 6: 7/26-7/30/2021


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
3D Modeling & 3D Printing
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.

Creative Web and Blog Design
Design your own web site and start your own blog in a week! This class teaches basic elements of HTML, CSS and WordPress. It also teaches students how to create blogs to share ideas.

Creative Writing of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing
Author Ray Bradbury once wrote, “In science fiction, we dream.” Where a history book can tell us what happened in the past, our future remains a shadowy mystery. It is in this shadow that science fiction has grown and evolved. It was and is our way to imagine a life and time beyond where we are now. Over the years sci-fi has adapted to our ever changing world, growing and adapting. Whether it includes robots, space exploration, aliens, or traveling through time, science fiction remains a gateway for our imagination. This course is for students that have a desire to study and create their own brand of science fiction.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Marketing: the Art of Sales
Student will learn the effective marketing campaigns using art, creativity and scientific approach. They will focus on

Biological Science: Under the 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.

Roblox Game Design and Programming Principle
Students learn to design and program Roblox games. Students will learn the principles of design in an intuitive and rich development environment. They will learn Roblox studio editor and work with assets and game levels. They will also learn programming concepts such as loops, variables, conditionals, and functions to create game mechanics.

Java Programming B**
This course builds on Java A and continues with a more in-depth coverage of procedural programing. Students will learn nested Conditions, nested Loops, multi-dimensional Arrays. It will also introduce basic sorting, linear and binary search.


Discounts:

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

Tuition:

Weekly Theme Camp (K-7th Grade)
    Full Day Program (8:30am-6:30pm)
    $299/week
    Short Day Program(8:30am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-6:30pm)
    $249/week
    Half Day Program(8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm or 3:30pm-6:30pm)
    $189/week
**Computer Programming Camp
(weekly enrollment required):
Morning Programming Camp (9:00am-12:00pm):
$285 per camp per week
Afternoon Programming Camp (1:00pm-4:00pm):
$285 per camp per week
- Reduce to $265 with enrollment of any full-week Theme camp and/or full-week Aftercamp classes in the same week.

Daily Schedule (K-7th Grade)
8:30-9:30 Morning Drop off, Morning Reading, Board Games & Chess
9:30-11:30 Morning Class (Programming Camp 9-12 pm)
11:30-1:00 Lunch / Free Activities or Games or Craft /Reading (Supervised by staff)
1:00-3:00 Afternoon Class (Programming Camp 1-4 pm)
3:00-3:25 Break & Snack
3:25-5:30 Three After Camp Classes:
— Chinese or Sport Club
— Math Practice
— Vocabulary Building
5:30-6:30 Craft & Free Activities (Supervised by staff)

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