inGenius 2019 STEAM Summer Camp Program: Fifth to Seventh Grade

Campus: Dingeman Elementary School

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Grade Level :Fifth to Seventh Grade in school year of 2019-2020
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: 6/24-6/28/2019 (select one)
creative writing - Harry Potter
3 Dimensional Art
(select one)
Dungeons and Dragons
CRIME BUSTERS (series 2)
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice
Week 2: 7/1,2,3,5/2019
Acrylic & Water Color
The Magic World through Microscope
(select one)
Marine Ecology
Skylines: Game-based 3D City Design
Alice: Introduction to Programming**
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice
Week 3: 7/8-7/12/2019
Machines in Motion: Trebuchet
Digital Art Studio
(select one)
Space Science & Rocketry Simulation
Fun with Fashion
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice
Week 4: 7/15-7/19/2019
Chemistry Concoctions
Lego Robotics & Visual Programming
Public Speaking
Minecraft Game Design
Java Programming A**
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice
Week 5: 7/22-7/26/2019
Digital Filming & Visual Effects
MIT Mobile App Inventor - Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Java Programming B**
Data and Probability
DIY Printmaking
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice
Week 6: 7/29-8/2/2019 (select one)
3D Modeling
Summer Memory: Scrapbook Making
Debate
Cuisine Art: Cooking around the world
-Spanish | Sports & Chess Club
-Vocabulary Building
-Math Practice

Week 1: 6/24-6/28/2019


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
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.

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.  

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
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.

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: 7/1,2,3,5/2019


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
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.

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.

Afternoon Camp
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

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!

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 3: 7/8-7/12/2019


Morning 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.

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.

Afternoon 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.

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

Week 4: 7/15-7/19/2019


Morning Camp
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.

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 in a simulation environment.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
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.

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.

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.

Week 5: 7/22-7/26/2019


Morning Camp
Select one from the following:
Digital Filming & Visual Effects
Students will be introduced to the process of creating and editing videos using digital camcorders. This class will overs basic elements of screenwriting, cinematography and editing.

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.

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:
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.

DIY Printmaking
Students will design and produce their own product line-notebooks, custom stationery, gift wrap, patterned fabric - using screen printing, cloning and stencil techniques. They will learn basic design principles and graphic editing skill sets.

Week 6: 7/29-8/2/2019


Morning 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.

Summer Memory: Scrapbook Making
Cool down with final farewell week. Collect the summer fun photos, along with few sentences description. Enjoy looking back at all of your favorite wonderful summer memories for years to come. Our DIY scrapbook camp is perfect for your treasured photos of your special memories.

Afternoon Camp
Select one from the following:
Debate
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.

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.


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 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 or 3:30pm-6:30pm)
    $189/week or $50/day
    Extended Aftercamp 3:30pm-6:30pm daily drop-in fee is $25 per day with enrollment of afternoon camp.

    -Rhythmic Gymnastics*: $20 additional weekly surcharge. Weekly enrollment is required.
Middle School Camp (8-9th Grade)
    Full Day Program (8:30am-6:30pm)
    $359/week or $80/day
    Short Day Program(8:30am-3:30pm or 12:30pm-6:30pm)
    $299/week or $70/day
    Half Day Program(8:30am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm)
    $229/week or $60/day
**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 Spanish or Sport &Chess Club
— Math Practice
— Vocabulary Building
5:30-6:30 Craft & Free Activities (Supervised by staff)
Daily Schedule (8-9th Grade)
8:30-9:30 Morning Drop off, Morning Reading, Board Games & Chess
9:30-12:00 Morning Class (Programming Camp 9-12 pm)
12:00-1:00 Lunch / Free Activities or BoardGames or Reading (Supervised by staff)
1:00-3:30 Afternoon Class (Programming Camp 1-4 pm, Middle School 1:00-3:30 pm)
3:30-4:00 Break & Snack
4:00-6:30 After Camp Activities:
— Sport & Recess & Reading
(Supervised by staff)

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