inGenius 2018 STEAM Summer Camp Program: Fifth to Seventh Grade

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Grade Level :Fifth to Seventh Grade in school year of 2018-2019
Week 9:30-11:30am
Morning Camp
1:00-3:00pm
Afternoon Camp
3:30-5:20pm
Aftercamp Classes
Week 1: 6/18-6/22 (select one)
Biological Science: Under the Microscope
Game on Scratch (Advanced)
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(select one)
Minecraft Game Design
Acrylic & Water Color
CRIME BUSTERS (series 2)
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 2: 6/25-6/29 (select one)
Alice: Introduction to Programming**
Machines in Motion: Trebuchet
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
Young Writers Workshop
(select one)
Computational Thinking without Coding (III)
Dungeon and Dragon
Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 3: 7/2,3,5,6 (select one)
Chemistry Concoctions
Model Congress
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(select one)
Makers engineering: Creative Inventions
Space Science & Rocketry Simulation
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 4: 7/09-7/13 (select one)
Leader in Training
Java Programming A**
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
CRIME BUSTERS (series 2)
(select one)
Anatomy Academy
Debate
Fashion in the Making
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 5: 7/16-7/20 (select one)
Physics Science: Wright Flying Machines
Java Programming B**
MIT Mobile App Inventor - Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(select one)
Public Speaking
Comic and Cartooning
Lego Robotic advanced level
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 6: 7/23-7/27 (select one)
USACO Workshop A**
Experimental Design
Creative Writing
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(select one)
Marine Ecology
Data and Probability
Digital Art Studio
Alice: Introduction to Programming**
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 7: 7/30-8/03 (select one)
USACO Workshop B**
Young Entrepreneurs
3D Modeling & 3D Printing
Outdoor Sports (Group B)
(select one)
Java Programming A**
Method of Reasoning: Induction and Deduction
Painting & Drawing
Greek Mythology in the Ancient & Modern World
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary
Week 8: 8/06-8/10 (select one)
USACO Workshop C**
Cuisine Art: Cooking around the world
Debate
Mystery Architecture: tower and bridge
(select one)
Java Programming B**
Public Speaking
Creative Web and Blog Design
Minecraft Game Design
- Chinese or Sport &Chess Club
- Math & Vocabulary

Week 1: 6/18-6/22


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
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.

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).

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
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.

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.

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!

Week 2: 6/25-6/29


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
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.

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.

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.

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
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.

Dungeon and Dragon
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.

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 3: 7/2,3,5,6


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
Chemistry Concoctions
It is time for Glues, Brews and Goos! From our stock pile of hundreds of recipes and formulas, we have chosen our top favorite chemistry activities. Campers will love digging into and examining the results of these crazy chemical concoctions! In addition, campers will create several other wacky, wild and crazy concoctions! Campers will also realize the importance of measurement and sequencing, especially as they create some edible experiments.

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!

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
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.

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.

Week 4: 7/09-7/13


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
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.

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.

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.

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!

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
Anatomy Academy
Join us for a field trip through the human body! Learn about the major body systems by exploring structure and function of the human body at multiple levels. This class will for sure stimulate students' interest and confidence in human anatomy and physiology through interactive learning activities.

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.

Fashion in the Making
Students will explore and practice everything from the initial design sketch, to pattern making, sewing techniques, accessory design, and more!

Week 5: 7/16-7/20


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
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.

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.

MIT Mobile App Inventor - Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Students learn to research, design, develop, and pitch mobile app prototypes without prior coding experience.

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
Public Speaking
This camp teaches students to craft and deliver convincing speeches through activities such as pre-written speeches to learn delivery, timing, and intonation. They will also construct speeches based on their interests. Students learn to choose topics, establish captivating introductions, organize speech content, and deliver compelling conclusions! This camp will be an emphasis on oral communication as well as writing skills in this course, arguing the topics of the day.

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.

Lego Robotic advanced level
Equipped with the sophisticated Robotics Design System and sensors, learn to command your bot by discovering the coding fundamentals. Confronted by a series of challenges, your small team will continually re-engineer your mechanical creation and fine-tune its coded instructions, assessing performance and implementing effective design. STEM principles of hands-on mechanics, critical thinking, and collaboration are featured.

Week 6: 7/23-7/27


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
USACO Workshop A**
This is part of a three-week class for students who participate in USACO contests and training. All new participants in USACO contests start out in the bronze division, and those who score particularly wellin 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 and 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

Experimental Design
Students will learn the principles of the design process. Students will think like engineers and work to come up with the best solutions for a design challenge. In addition, students will learn components of successful engineering, including vocabulary and methods. Students will design and build their own structures using everyday material, and will learn to work within design constraints. Students will also become familiar with principles of green architecture and green design.

Creative Writing
This camp will inspire creative thinking and promote a love of writing. Campers will experiment with different kinds of writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. Young writers will build their self-confidence and fluency as they write in a relaxed community environment and make new friends.

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
Marine Ecology
This camp offers an exciting avenue into the oceans of our world. Through a blend of engaging education and hands-on fun, 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.

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

Digital Art Studio
This course help students build skill to generate, from scratch, quality images of varying subject matter. Lesson on drawing techniques will be given to allow the project content to come fluidly from the student, as the content becomes a creation of their own design. A more in-depth experience on what it means to truly create without the accompaniment of premade images or in the least use premade images with advance modification to fit the students work. Students will develop necessary creativity skills to allow for greater creative vision and planning.

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 7: 7/30-8/03


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
USACO Workshop B**
This is a three-week class for students who participate in USACO contests and training. All new participants in USACO contests start out in the bronze division, and those who score particularly wellin 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 and 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

Young Entrepreneurs
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.

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.

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.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
Java Programming A**
This course provides an introduction to the Java/C++ 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, Classes, Introduction to basic sorting and binary search.

Method of Reasoning: Induction and Deduction
Reasoning, logic, and critical-thinking skills are the studies of valid argumentation. They serve as the building blocks of intellectual inquiry. This camp focuses on developing these skills through hands-on problem-solving activities. Students will learn how to analyze argumentative structure. They will learn to use inductive and deductive reasoning to solve problems in mathematics and their daily life.

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.

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.

Week 8: 8/06-8/10


Morning Camp (9:30am-11:30am)
Select one from the following:
USACO Workshop C**
This is part of a three-week class for students who participate in USACO contests and training. All new participants in USACO contests start out in the bronze division, and those who score particularly wellin 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 and 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

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.

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.

Mystery Architecture: tower and bridge
This camp introduces the fundamental theories of architecture and engineering. Students will use the Engineering Process Method to develop their engineering abilities. Engaging hands-on activities can include projects such as designing an egg bungee jump and building a cantilever bridge, a geodesic dome, a truss bridge, and a tower. students will learn "good design" through visual thinking, materials testing, problem solving, and cooperative learning.

Afternoon Camp (1:00pm -3:00pm)
Select one from the following:
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.

Public Speaking
This camp teaches students to craft and deliver convincing speeches through activities such as pre-written speeches to learn delivery, timing, and intonation. They will also construct speeches based on their interests. Students learn to choose topics, establish captivating introductions, organize speech content, and deliver compelling conclusions! This camp will be an emphasis on oral communication as well as writing skills in this course, arguing the topics of the day.

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.

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.


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

Weekly Theme Camp:
    Full Day Program (8:30am-6:30pm)
    $299/week or $70/day
    Short Day Program(8:30am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-6:30pm)
    $249/week or $60/day
    Half Day Program(8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm)
    $189/week or $50/day
    -Rhythmic Gymnastics*: $20 additional weekly surcharge. Weekly enrollment is required.
**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.

Aftercamp Schedule I
Class 1: 3:30pm-4:20pm
Chinese Class or Sports & Chess Club
Class 2: 4:30pm-5:20pm
- Math &Vocabulary Class
-- 2-day of Vocabulary Classes
-- 3-day Math Classes
5:20pm-6:30pm
Free Activities: craft, chess, reading, board games, etc.
Aftercamp Schedule II
Class 1: 3:30pm-4:20pm
- Math &Vocabulary Class
-- 2-day of Vocabulary Classes
-- 3-day Math Classes
Class 2: 4:30pm-5:20pm
Chinese Class or Sports & Chess Club
5:20pm-6:30pm
Free Activities: craft, chess, reading, board games, etc.