Kids on Campus: Newtown: Ages 10-13

June 23-27

LEGO ANIMATION-  FILLED 

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  
Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C01

KABOOM!-FILLED

What could be more fun than dropping raw eggs from high heights without breaking the shell? Creating ocean wave machines or tornadoes in bottles? Shooting off soda geysers? For answers to these and other amazing scientific (and fun) questions attend Kaboom camp. Watch volcanoes erupt and scientific discoveries unfold as we test, observe and analyze our results on many fun projects. Each camper needs to bring 3 clear 2 liter soda bottles with caps marked with their name for experiments. 
Laura Belove, B.A.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5750 C0

KIDZ BIZ CAMP  

Are you the next Bill Gates? Donald Trump? Oprah Winfrey (Debi Fields)? Do you have an idea for a hot new product; cool new service you think will change the world? This is your chance to learn how to start a business from the ground up. In this camp, you will design a product, create a plan and learn how to market your business. At the end of the week, you will test your business by pitching your plan to a group of investors. 
Greg Luce
$259/ RCHYC 5427 C01

MOUNTAIN BIKING / DISC GOLF

(must be 8 years old)
In this combo class, you will learn about trail riding, bike maintenance, and bike safety as well as the exciting sport of disc golf. Spend the day in Tyler Park learning proper riding position for climbing and descending, proper gear use, technical maneuvering, controlled braking, disc golf rules of play, and throwing styles.  You must provide your own multi-geared mountain bike.  All bikes should be tuned and given a safety check prior to the start of camp.  Bike rentals are available for a $50.00 fee for the week. Call Endurance Sports for any questions or to reserve a bike rental (215-369-0225). Requirements: helmet, multi-geared mountain bike, bathing suit & towel for afternoon swim. The instructor reserves the right to deny participation if bike does not meet requirements.
Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$289 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5623 C01

KID KUISINE I

“Kid  Kuisine” is  a fun-filled  week that will introduce you to the world of culinary arts. In one week, young culinarians will learn proper hygiene, safe food handling, basic cooking and baking principles as well as how to serve a complete made-from-scratch meal. You will work in teams and be instructed by industry-certified    chefs.  Note:  Students who have previously taken Kid Kuisine I are encouraged not to enroll again; this is designed specifically for 1st time  students.  There is also a kitchen lab “dress code.” Please call us about it.
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5701 C01

NASTAR CAMP-FILLED

From Leonardo Divinci’s first designs of planes and helicopters to today’s latest space exploration vehicles: through construction of physics projects and a variety of just about any flying machine you could think of NASTAR camp will soar you through the history and principles of flight with the emphasis on learning to design, prototype, construct, and test your own devices. This camp is for students interested in science and engineering who want to get hands on experience and learn more about aviation through physics. A field trip to NASTAR headquarters and museum includes a real centrifuge, altitude chamber, flight simulator, gyro lab and ejection seat trainer plus other exhibits.
Stuart Kryzwonos
$299 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 0326 C01

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPLORERS - PART 2  

You will learn ecological principals geared toward the “tweens” through laboratories such as water quality testing, dissecting owl pellets, acid rain effects, and aging tree rings. Our daily hikes to Tyler State Park will help you to identify animal tracks and local flora and fauna. Gain an appreciation for the local ecosystem and how best to protect it. Be prepared to get dirty as you hike the trails, explore the Neshaminy Creek for organisms to observe and identify, and investigate a wetland!  Make a craft and play a game that centers around the day’s lesson. Be sure to bring some insect repellent, and don’t forget your bathing suit and a towel for a cool down in the pool.
Rebecca Obert-Thorn, M.Ed.
$264 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5305 C01

CLASSY GLASS

Create light and color-drenched stained glass using a variety of objects and materials. Turn ordinary drinking glasses, plates, bowls, etc., into spectacular artworks! Use water-based transparent and iridescent glass paints and liners. Illuminate Plexiglas windowpanes. Design window sun-catchers and wind chime, use glass tiles to create mosaic animals, land and cityscapes. Dazzle your family and friends with amazing, colorful Classy glass!!
Stephen Cohen, B.F.A.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5081 C01

Beginner Sewing- CANCELLED

Learn how to sew this summer! Campers will learn the basics of sewing by hand and by machine. The camp includes many projects including a pin cushion, back sack, pillow case and pajama bottoms just to mention a few.
Paula Molino, M.ED
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6003 C01

TYE DYE TO DIE FOR      

Get ready to tie-dye! In this camp we will use a variety of clothing pieces to perfect tie-dying skills and see how many patterns and colors we can make. Campers are encouraged to bring their own shirts, shorts, socks, pillow cases etc. to create as many pieces as possible. Color combinations look out because we are about to bring tie-dying to a whole new level.
Simrit Khalsa B.S
$259/ RCHYC 5340 C01

Junior Lifeguarding

(Must be 11 years old.)
Are you between the ages of 11 and 14? Do you see yourself as a lifeguard someday? Experience what it takes to be a great lifeguard. Learn everything from lifesaving and leadership skills to fitness and professional development. When it’s time to take a Lifeguard Training course, your Junior Lifeguarding experience will prepare you to be the best lifeguard that you can be.
Prerequisites: Swim the front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side. Tread water for one (1) minute using arms and legs. Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet underwater. Jamie Bintliff
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 6004 C01

LEGO ROBOTICS- FILLED

Take on the challenge of robotics engineering by programming a LEGO Mindstorm Robot. Learn how robots think and respond as you teach the robot to sense the world, to feel, see, hear, move, and talk back. Teams will use LEGO’s NXT software in a series of challenges developed by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute and used in classrooms around the world. This fun and flexible system lets you play, experiment, and learn.    
Scott Freedman, M. Ed.
$269 ( Robots will be supplied by Kids on Campus) RCHYC 5425 C01

June 30-July 3

FITNESS FUN

Take a break from the computer and come exercise this summer. Learn how to boost your metabolism with some walking, jogging (at Tyler Park), kickboxing and jumping rope. Use your own body to get stronger.  Try our resistance training to get toned. Become more flexible with yoga and Pilates stretching. Play games like freeze tag , capture the flag and other outdoor games that include movement. Learn what a calorie is and how to make good food choices. Finally enjoy a tour of a local fitness club and take a complimentary class just for kids. Bring your towel and bathing suit to end the day with a swim.
Gina Ranelli M.ED. Certified in Group,Kid/Teen Fitness and Personal Trainer. CPR/AED certified
$224 RCHYC 5431 C01

TOTALLY SKATEBOARD

(must be 9 years old)
Learn new stuff and have fun. Practice riding, paddling, ollieing and dropping in all morning at a local skate park. Spend the afternoon taking a swim, watching skate videos, and building and customizing a new skateboard deck that you will take home with you at the end of the week. Requirements: Skateboard; helmet; elbow, knee and wrist pads; and a signed waiver.  There are no exceptions to the required items. Those who do not have the required items may not participate.  Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials & transportation to Middletown Skate Park)/ RCHYC 5627 C01

LOW SEW-NO SEW BAGS

(AGES 10-13, 13+)
Would you like to create a fun bag or tote, but don’t know how to sew? No Problem! In this creative camp, you will learn how to make simple bags and totes that require no sewing or very little sewing. Students will learn how to make a bag from a t-shirt, pillow slip, tape or even candy wrappers! Fabric is also avaiable for those who want to use more sewing in their projects. Betsy Kruse 
$229 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5732 C01

INTRODUCTION TO FLASH

Create drawings, animations, cartoons and photo slideshows. This camp will cover the basics of vector based drawing, use drawing tools, strokes, fills and gradients to convey your message. Use tweening to create motion– without programming! Use the timeline to create fascinating animations, masks, videos and more! Produce graphics, buttons and movie clips to create moving pictures to share with family and friends. Campers will work in groups and independently.   John Sheridan, M.M.
$209 (includes materials) RCHYC 3069 C01

STUDENT RACING CHALLENGE

(limited to 24 students)
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to be on a professional NASCAR race team? Here your goal is to fine tune the performance of your team’s 1:10 scale radio controlled (RC) car. Use your science, math, technology and engineering skills on your investigations and projects so that your team wins the challenge. It’s just like being on the crew of a professional NASCAR team in the weeks and months leading up to every race. Ladies & Gentlemen, start your engines! Brad Monti, B.S.
$209/ RCHYC 0325 C01

KID KUISINE I-FILLED

“Kid  Kuisine” is  a fun-filled  week that will introduce you to the world of culinary arts. In one week, young Culinarians will learn proper hygiene, safe food handling, basic cooking and baking principles as well as how to serve a complete made-from-scratch meal. You will work in teams and be instructed by industry-certified    chefs.  Note:  Students who have previously taken Kid Kuisine I are encouraged not to enroll again; this is designed specifically for 1st time  students.  There is also a kitchen lab “dress code.” Please call us about it.
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$299 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5701 C02

ADVENTURE GAMES 

ADVENTURE GAMES is the place for you this summer! This camp is designed to help you develop and improve communication, problem solving and social skills as well as physical fitness through a variety of cooperative games and team activities. Throughout the week you will engage, both as an individual and team member, in a variety of activities like ice-breakers, group initiatives, and complete tasks like Through the Quicksand, Giant Puzzles, Fitness Kickball, Cooperative Handball, Radioactive River, All Aboard and Meteorite Mission. At the end of the week you will have a chance to test your new team and individual skills at the Doylestown Rock Gym on their Adventure Challenge Course. Bring your bathing suit and towel to cool off with a free swim at the end of the day.
Erica Hellerstein, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5812 C01

Introduction to Cross Country/Trail Running  

Ages 10-13 and 13+
Description: Participants will be provided with necessary information, training strategies and challenge goals for achieving personal success in cross country/trail running activities. The camp is designed to provide a progressive learning/training experience that will aid in aerobic (endurance) and anaerobic (sprint/threshold) development for the youngster. A variety of fun training activities will be introduced from the beginning/entry level to the more advanced. Support will be provided for all children at all fitness levels. Proper running shoes or trail shoes are recommended! Participants need to bring a change of top, towel and water bottle along with lunch and swimsuit.
Coach Stephan Harnish, B.S.
$209 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 5301 C01 

Dream House

Dream House is designed to familiarize the camper with the foundations of architecture. The camp is divided into several sections each designed to enable the camper to progress towards the goal of building a structure of their own design. A truly hands on experience!
Stuart Kryzwonos
$209 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6009 C01 

Duct Tape Creative Crafts

What would life be like without Duct Tape? Come join us as we recycle this wonderful invention using wild colors and prints of duct tape to create fun and useful products such as a wallet, luggage tag, jewelry and other accessories and household items.
Paula Molino M.Ed
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6006 C01

Intro to Model Railroading

All Aboard! This camp will provide an introduction to model railroading. Students will have hands-on experience creating a train layout. Learn about the real world of trains and the model railroad hobby. Assemble model railroad cars and structures. Using teamwork, design and build an HO electric model train layout with running trains.
Joe's Train Station
$289 (all materials included) RCHYC 6022 C01

July 7-11 

HOGWARTS  -FILLED

Still waiting for your Hogwarts Letter to arrive by owl?  The wait is over for the lucky Witches and Wizards who wish to enroll in Harry Potter Camp.  After obtaining a wand that chooses you and being sorted into the proper house, students will compete for the Hogwarts House Cup by earning points through completing various magical classes and activities:  Learn and practice spells for Dueling Club, follow the stars in Astronomy class, brew some potions, catch a snitch during Quidditch, write for the Daily Prophet, exercise your green thumb during Herbology, create your own Patronus and enjoy many more games and activities inspired by the Wizarding World.  You do not have to have read the books or seen the movies in order to enjoy the magic that awaits you.  Hop aboard the Howarts’ Express and join us this summer!   
Valerie Ciaramella
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5102 C02

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPLORERS - PART 2  

You will learn ecological principals geared toward the “tweens” through laboratories such as water quality testing, dissecting owl pellets, acid rain effects, and aging tree rings. Our daily hikes to Tyler State Park will help you to identify animal tracks and local flora and fauna. Gain an appreciation for the local ecosystem and how best to protect it. Be prepared to get dirty as you hike the trails, explore the Neshaminy Creek for organisms to observe and identify, and investigate a wetland!  Make a craft and play a game that centers around the day’s lesson. Be sure to bring some insect repellent, and don’t forget your bathing suit and a towel for a cool down in the pool.
Rebecca Obert-Thorn, M.Ed.
$264 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5305 C01

PROJECT FASHION

Inspired by the TV show Project Runway this camp is for inspiring young designers who love fashion .Campers will learn about color, fabric, styling, mixing and matching outfits and how to redesign existing garments. They will take on a design challenge by creating their own design collection, drawing by hand and on the computer.
Paula Molino, M.Ed
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5103 C01

BASKETBALL

(must be 8 years old)
This exciting camp is designed to teach boys and girls the essential fundamentals of basketball. You will learn all aspects of the game including basketball conditioning, dribbling, ball handling, passing, shooting, and rebounding. Emphasis will also be placed on offensive and defensive techniques involved in team play.  We will have competitions for shooting 5 on 5, 3 on 3, dribbling, and more. Each day’s activities include sessions on footwork, station drills, game strategy and a cool down period in the pool.  Friday is a special day of competitions and tournament games followed by an end of the week awards ceremony. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Coaches Ron Chiarolanza & John Senske
259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5601 C01

FITNESS FUN  

Take a break from the computer and come exercise this summer. Learn how to boost your metabolism with some walking, jogging (at Tyler Park), kickboxing and jumping rope. Use your own body to get stronger.  Try our resistance training to get toned. Become more flexible with yoga and Pilates stretching. Play games like freeze tag , capture the flag and other outdoor games that include movement. Learn what a calorie is and how to make good food choices. Finally enjoy a tour of a local fitness club and take a complimentary class just for kids. Bring your towel and bathing suit to end the day with a swim.
Gina Ranelli M.ED. Certified in Group,Kid/Teen Fitness and Personal Trainer. CPR/AED certified
$274 RCHYC 5431 C02

FABULOUS FISHING-FILLED

Learn how to safely fish and enjoy the art of fishing each day.  All equipment and bait will be supplied. (You may bring your own rod.) Instruction on safe casting, hook removal from fish, baiting of hooks, good fishing areas, and good fishing etiquette will be presented. Bring rain gear if necessary. This camp will culminate with a trip to Lake Nockamixon; you must bring a bag lunch that day.
Lou Pollack, M.Ed.
$299 (includes all materials and transportation)/ RCHYC 5614 C01

GET CRAFTY WITH PAPER

Discover the many ways paper can be used to create exciting and beautiful works of art. Explore mod podge, paper mosaics, quilling, origami and more using a variety of techniques and media. Projects may include jewelry box, picture frame, coasters, jewelry, wall art, and more. Chevon Beeco Helms, M.Ed.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5083 C02

MOUNTAIN BIKING / DISC GOLF

(must be 8 years old)
In this combo class, you will learn about trail riding, bike maintenance, and bike safety as well as the exciting sport of disc golf. Spend the day in Tyler Park learning proper riding position for climbing and descending, proper gear use, technical maneuvering, controlled braking, disc golf rules of play, and throwing styles.  You must provide your own multi-geared mountain bike.  All bikes should be tuned and given a safety check prior to the start of camp.  Bike rentals are available for a $50.00 fee for the week. Call Endurance Sports for any questions or to reserve a bike rental (215-369-0225). Requirements: helmet, multi-geared mountain bike, bathing suit & towel for afternoon swim. The instructor reserves the right to deny participation if bike does not meet requirements.
Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$289 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5623 C02

LEGO ANIMATION -FILLED  

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  
Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C02

PLANET PIONEERS  

Here is your chance to design your own motorized planet settlement, spacecraft or solar system, while  learning about the latest plans to pioneer and colonize outer space. Through films, internet space resources and other hands-on activities, you learn about microgravity, magnetic storms, and artificial atmospheres as well as many other new scientific discoveries. Get  ready to share your space displays and take us truly out of this world.
Stuart Kryzwonos
$299 RCHYC 5312 C01

JAZZ WORKSHOP 

This one week intensive course is for intermediate level school musicians. You will focus on the aural and theoretical skills needed to improvise and how to apply these skills. Gain confidence in your ability to improvise by experiencing and performing different styles of Jazz in various ensembles and performance settings. The week will culminate in a noon performance for family and friends.  
John Sheridan, M.M.
$284 (includes materials)/ RCHYC 5035 C01

MUSICAL THEATER - 3 WEEK CAMP –week 1

Designed for the older camper with a serious interest in Musical Theater, this is an active participation program with experienced Musical Theater professionals. The camp will include the audition process along with putting a show together from beginning to end, working towards becoming a triple threat, in acting, singing and dancing. Valuable life skills include, public speaking, diction and projection, stage presence, cooperation skills, and taking direction. There will be a scored audition process to determine the assignment of parts, but everyone will be included in the show. On the final afternoon there will be a performance for family and friends along with a digital recording of the performance. Kim Hunt, B.A.
$509 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5049 C01

DREAMWEAVER-FILLED

Learn how to design web pages like a pro! Create a website using a professional design tool: Dreamweaver. Develop content, control design, layout and navigation, add graphics and photos, add a blog and upload your site to the internet. Camper may also use Google Page Creator. Bring your ideas - you will have time to work on your own projects.   
Karen Rodriguez
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 3071 C01

DECATHLON CAMP: TRACK, FIELD  & FITNESS

This Decathlon Camp will challenge you in areas of track, field, and overall fitness.  Presentation of the various disciplines in track, (starting blocks, running and hurdling, speed sprinting and field endurance mechanics of jumping - horizontal and vertical - throwing shot and discus, javelin, and baton passing) within an environment of careful and thorough instruction by experienced coaches with safety being emphasized. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Coach Stephan Harnish, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5617 C01

“KID KUISINE ” - BAKING I -FILLED

This is a week long fun filled training program that will introduce young bakers to Baking Science and Pastry Art. You will learn proper hygiene, safe baking practices, fancy baking and pastry display work. You will work in teams and be instructed by industry certified chefs. SPECIAL NOTE: Students are strongly encouraged to complete Kid Kuisine I first as they will be more familiar with the facility and operations of the program.  Students who have previously taken Kid Kuisine Baking I are encouraged NOT to repeat this course. This is for 1st time baking students. There is also a kitchen lab “dress code”. Please call us about it.
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 (includes significant food and materials)/RCHYC 5710 C01

Scratchit

Create a variety of awesome projects using scratch art techniques, materials and tools. You will design and produce city, land and seascapes: people animals, robots, aliens, castles, palaces… from real to imaginary. Use metallic, holographic, multi-colored scratchboard, stained glass windows with translucent acetate. Sticker crazed? Make your own! 3-D textured constructions; picture frames; notepads. Got an “art itch”? SCRATCHIT!!
Stephen Cohen
$259 (includes all materials) RCHYC 5092 C01

Lego Animation II-FILLED

Take your Lego Animation skills to the next level. In Lego II we will build on some of the digital skills developed in Lego Animation and learn to use software such as istop Motion and apple iMovie to enhance your stop motion film productions. In the end you will create your very own Lego animations to share with family and friends.
Kevin Ketler, John Heisey
$259 (includes all materials) RCHYC 6010 C01

LEGO ROBOTICS-FILLED

Take on the challenge of robotics engineering by programming a LEGO Mindstorm Robot. Learn how robots think and respond as you teach the robot to sense the world, to feel, see, hear, move, and talk back. Teams will use LEGO’s NXT software in a series of challenges developed by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute and used in classrooms around the world. This fun and flexible system lets you play, experiment, and learn.    
Scott Freedman, M. Ed.
$269 (Robots will be supplied by Kids on Campus) RCHYC 5425 C02

July 14-18 

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPLORERS - PART 2  

You will learn ecological principals geared toward the “tweens” through laboratories such as water quality testing, dissecting owl pellets, acid rain effects, and aging tree rings. Our daily hikes to Tyler State Park will help you to identify animal tracks and local flora and fauna. Gain an appreciation for the local ecosystem and how best to protect it. Be prepared to get dirty as you hike the trails, explore the Neshaminy Creek for organisms to observe and identify, and investigate a wetland!  Make a craft and play a game that centers around the day’s lesson. Be sure to bring some insect repellent, and don’t forget your bathing suit and a towel for a cool down in the pool.
Rebecca Obert-Thorn, M.Ed.
$264 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5305 C02

TENNIS, ANYONE??

(must be at least 9 years old)
Get into the “swing” with our exciting tennis clinic! Learn how to play the game of tennis. Ground strokes, volleys, and serves will be taught. Tennis games and conditioning will also be included. Doubles play will be demonstrated and strategy will be discussed. Hopefully an appreciation and love of the game will be acquired. Bring your own tennis racquet, bathing suit and towel.
John Senske
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5606 C01

TOTALLY HANDS-ON SCIENCE

Come join us for  an excellent opportunity to experience hands on science. In this camp you will  actually be “doing science” in a way that highlights the fun and excitement of biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science. Future doctors, surgeons, nurses, and veterinarians will enjoy our dissection day.  Building rollercoasters, making rocks, mixing chemicals, and a nature walk to Tyler Park are great ways to spend  your summer.   Gina Ranelli, M.Ed.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5751 C01

FABULOUS FISHING-FILLED

Learn how to safely fish and enjoy the art of fishing each day.  All equipment and bait will be supplied. (You may bring your own rod.) Instruction on safe casting, hook removal from fish, baiting of hooks, good fishing areas, and good fishing etiquette will be presented. Bring rain gear if necessary. This camp will culminate with a trip to Lake Nockamixon; you must bring a bag lunch that day.
Lou Pollack, M.Ed.
$299 (includes all materials and transportation)/ RCHYC 5614 C02

BEGINNER’S LACROSSE FOR BOYS & GIRLS

Learn the hottest sport around!  This camp is well suited to the new player or anyone who wants to sharpen their skills.  The focus will be on skill improvement through drills, conditioning, videos and games.  Throwing, catching, cradling, shooting ground balls, and rules of play will all be covered.  Some activities will be co-ed and others will be taught separately.  Conditioning and running essential to the game are incorporated in the many fun activities during this camp. Bring your bathing suit for afternoon swim.
Requirements:  boys: stick, mouth guard, gloves, bathing suit & towel girls: stick, mouth guard, bathing suit & towel.  All equipment must be regulation.  Questions call Endurance Sports 215-369-0225.
Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5624 C01

HOGWARTS -FILLED 

Still waiting for your Hogwarts Letter to arrive by owl?  The wait is over for the lucky Witches and Wizards who wish to enroll in Harry Potter Camp.  After obtaining a wand that chooses you and being sorted into the proper house, students will compete for the Hogwarts House Cup by earning points through completing various magical classes and activities:  Learn and practice spells for Dueling Club, follow the stars in Astronomy class, brew some potions, catch a snitch during Quidditch, write for the Daily Prophet, exercise your green thumb during Herbology, create your own Patronus and enjoy many more games and activities inspired by the Wizarding World.  You do not have to have read the books or seen the movies in order to enjoy the magic that awaits you.  Hop aboard the Howarts’ Express and join us this summer!  
Valerie Ciaramella
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5102 C01

KABOOM!-FILLED

What could be more fun than dropping raw eggs from high heights without breaking the shell? Creating ocean wave machines or tornadoes in bottles? Shooting off soda geysers? For answers to these and other amazing scientific (and fun) questions attend Kaboom camp. Watch volcanoes erupt and scientific discoveries unfold as we  test, observe and analyze our results on many fun projects. Each camper needs to bring 3 clear 2 liter soda bottles with caps marked with their name for experiments.   
Laura Belove, B.A.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5750 C01

THOUSAND PAPER CRANES

The book and origami craft creations will be the focal points of this camp. With the help of literacy circles, response journals and Readers Theater we will analyze the literature and create original origami crafts. Help create a banner of one thousand paper cranes to display on campus.   Marie Mueller
$259/ RCHYC 5804 C01

Music and Voice Production Camp

Step aside American Idol! Have you ever dreamed of performing like your favorite singer? Do you want to learn about the amazing world of the music industry? Then step uo to the mic and begin to develop your skills in songwriting, music recording, voice-overs and audio equipment operation. You will have the unique opportunity to create your very own song from beginning to end and record it live. Take home a digital copy and share it with friends and family for years.
East Coast Recording (Grammy Award winning music producer)
$289 (includes all materials) RCHYC 5012 C01

LEGO ANIMATION-FILLED

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  
Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C03

CREATING DIGITAL MUSIC 

Garage Band lets you easily perform, record and create your own music whether you’re an experienced or aspiring musician or just want to feel - and sound- like a rock star. This camp will help you understand how music is created digitally with the use of audio loops and MIDI. Please bring headphones with 1/8”and 1/4” adapters. 
John Sheridan, M.M. 
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5037 C01

ROBOTICS/ROCKETRY I

Robotics - Step into the robotic world while building two basic robots. This camp will be filled with discussion of past, present and future robotics. Science fiction is discussed to show that without it, the advances in technology would be more difficult. Enjoy building two basic robots and learning how they work. With this hands-on course, the history and future of robotics is at your fingertips. Brad Monti, B.S.
Rocketry I - Learn how rockets work and the basic principles of rocket flight by constructing a model rocket from a Model Rocket Construction Packet. Following directions and sequences will be stressed in the construction and launching of the rocket. You will be required to demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures before launching your rocket.    Brian Ulkloss, M.A.
$339 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5428 C01

ELECTRONIC EXCITEMENT

Here is your chance to learn how to build electrical circuits, solder, convert solar energy into electricity and build electronic devices. Using electronic kits, you will discover your abilities to become an inventor. Stuart Kryzwonos
$284 RCHYC 5417 C01

MUSICAL THEATER - 3 WEEK CAMP

Designed for the older camper with a serious interest in Musical Theater, this is an active participation program with experienced Musical Theater professionals. The camp will include the audition process along with putting a show together from beginning to end, working towards becoming a triple threat, in acting, singing and dancing. Valuable life skills include, public speaking, diction and projection, stage presence, cooperation skills, and taking direction. There will be a scored audition process to determine the assignment of parts, but everyone will be included in the show. On the final afternoon there will be a performance for family and friends along with a digital recording of the performance. Kim Hunt, B.A.
$509 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5049 C01

DECATHLON CAMP: TRACK, FIELD  & FITNESS

This Decathlon Camp will challenge you in areas of track, field, and overall fitness.  Presentation of the various disciplines in track, (starting blocks, running and hurdling, speed sprinting and field endurance mechanics of jumping - horizontal and vertical - throwing shot and discus, javelin, and baton passing) within an environment of careful and thorough instruction by experienced coaches with safety being emphasized. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Coach Stephan Harnish, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5617 C02

CSI - CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

Caution! Crime Scene Investigation in Progress! In this weeklong workshop you will learn about crime scene procedures such as fingerprinting, footprint casting, handwriting analysis, collect and analyze glass/soil/fibers, and other trace evidence! You’ll participate in a mock investigation using the techniques that you learned to solve a crime on campus!  
Denise Reilly
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5332 C01

MOCK TRIAL

“Legal justice is the art of the good and the fair.” Learn some general trial techniques such as opening statements and closing arguments, how to examine and cross-examine witnesses and some evidentiary basics in preparation for mock trial simulations. You will be captivated by the challenge of these dramatic role-playing experiences as attorneys, witnesses, jurors, and other court room personnel all of which leads up to the experience of presenting a case before a jury. “Ladies and Gentlemen, the case is in your hands.” Diane M. Rice, Esquire
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5724 C02

Video Production

Are you ready to take the next step in video production?  This camp will focus on how audio, video, non-linear editing, and special effects can enhance the average home movie.  We will build on the basics from Digital Video and use Apple iMovie to create and share our short films with family and friends.  Kevin Ketler, B.S.
$259 RCHYC 6013 C01

Kids “A La Carte”

This camp is the continuation of kid cuisine- basic and Intermediate. Students must have taken both prior courses in order to continue to with this course, which will take the student to the next level. Students will continue to explore, cook and bake, but with a better sense of awareness and confidence. Students will be challenged and coached into a more creative and “a la carte” level. With this course, students will get their first opportunity to be directly involved with an “ A La carte” restaurant scenario.
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 (includes significant food and materials)/RCHYC 5709 C01

July 21-25

FITNESS FUN

Take a break from the computer and come exercise this summer. Learn how to boost your metabolism with some walking, jogging (at Tyler Park), kickboxing and jumping rope. Use your own body to get stronger.  Try our resistance training to get toned. Become more flexible with yoga and Pilates stretching. Play games like freeze tag , capture the flag and other outdoor games that include movement. Learn what a calorie is and how to make good food choices. Finally enjoy a tour of a local fitness club and take a complimentary class just for kids. Bring your towel and bathing suit to end the day with a swim.
Gina Ranelli M.ED. Certified in Group,Kid/Teen Fitness and Personal Trainer. CPR/AED certified
$274 RCHYC 5431 C03

ART EXPRESSIONS

Here is your opportunity to express your most creative self in a myriad of art projects! You will gain confidence as you spontaneously create imaginative works of art that reflect your own unique self. You will learn about and use many different techniques and media, including printmaking, drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and weaving. Discover the best in yourself. Ask questions, have fun, and keep on learning. Please bring a smock.
Donna Kutz Ermers, M.F.A.
$264 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5046 C01

BASKETBALL

(must be 8 years old)
This exciting camp is designed to teach boys and girls the essential fundamentals of basketball. You will learn all aspects of the game including basketball conditioning, dribbling, ball handling, passing, shooting, and rebounding. Emphasis will also be placed on offensive and defensive techniques involved in team play.  We will have competitions for shooting 5 on 5, 3 on 3, dribbling, and more. Each day’s activities include sessions on footwork, station drills, game strategy and a cool down period in the pool.  Friday is a special day of competitions and tournament games followed by an end of the week awards ceremony. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Coaches Ron Chiarolanza & John Senske
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5601 C02

UNDERWATER ROVERS-FILLED  

Build an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), with the emphasis on learning to design, prototype, construct,  and test your own creation.  No kits or assembly instructions in this camp!  Work in teams, using raw materials to build a unique rover that will navigate an obstacle course in the pool.  This camp is for students interested in science or engineering who want to get their hands dirty and learn more about design process. Please bring a swimsuit and towel, rover testing will require you to get wet!
Stuart Krzywonos, M.S.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5429 C01

HOGWARTS II-FILLED

(Pre Requisite: completion of year one)
Summer is finally here and that means one thing in our Kids on Campus Wizard World: Hogwarts Year Two is in session. Dust off your wand and rejoin some of your favorite Hogwarts Professors because it is time to dive even deeper into the world of Harry Potter. Enjoy even more challenging versions of your favorite classes from last year, including Transfiguration, Charms, Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology. Experience some new twists in Potions, Divination, and Muggle Studies. Students will be challenged with new activities such as calligraphy and following the stars in Astronomy class, as well as enjoying old favorites such as Quidditch. Who will win the house cup this year? 
Valerie Ciaramella
$279/ RCHYC 5104 C01

CLAY ANIMATION

Learn how to bring clay models to life with cutting edge technology this summer with clay animation. This camp starts with basic techniques of clay modeling and ends with animated short films. Learn how to make wire armatures out of clay and become an expert story boarder and script writer. In the final phase, you will learn to use iStop Motion and iMovie to create a clay animation digital masterpiece. Join us this summer for a week of fun and moviemaking that can only come from creating characters out of clay!
Brian Blair, M.A.. & Jamie Ulkloss, M.Ed.
$289 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5032 C01 

WOODTURNING 

Learn how to skillfully produce many fun and artful wooden objects using a mini-lathe. You will discover the versatility and appreciate the usefulness of this amazing machine as we turn raw wood into beautiful creative objects. The week is action-packed, as you learn to safely work the wood into many different projects including a mallet, bowl, toothpick holder, honey dipper and bottle stoppers.  Henry Geisenhoner
$359 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5055 C01

PODCASTING

Write and record your own podcasts! Podcasting is becoming an increasingly important 21st century communication tool and this camp will teach you all about it. Learn about how Podcasting is used today and make your own podcasts with Audacity sound editing software. John Heisey
$259 ( includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5009 C01

Music and Voice Production Camp

Step aside American Idol! Have you ever dreamed of performing like your favorite singer? Do you want to learn about the amazing world of the music industry? Then step uo to the mic and begin to develop your skills in songwriting, music recording, voice-overs and audio equipment operation. You will have the unique opportunity to create your very own song from beginning to end and record it live. Take home a digital copy and share it with friends and family for years. East Coast Recording (Grammy Award winning music producer)
$289 (includes all materials) RCHYC 5012 C02

LEGO ANIMATION-FILLED

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C04

CREATING DIGITAL MUSIC

Garage Band lets you easily perform, record and create your own music whether you’re an experienced or aspiring musician or just want to feel - and sound- like a rock star. This camp will help you understand how music is created digitally with the use of audio loops and MIDI. Please bring headphones with 1/8”and 1/4” adapters. John Sheridan, M.M.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5037 C02

Financial Whiz Kidz

Do you want to grow up and become rich? If your answer is yew, then Financial Whiz Kidz is the camp for you. This creative, fun, interactive camp helps you learn to make, manage, and multiply your money wisely. We will start with earning and budgeting money, explore saving and investing, and end the week proving you have what it takes to grow your wealth in the real world! Greg Luce, MBA
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6008 C01

MUSICAL THEATER - 3 WEEK CAMP Week 3

Designed for the older camper with a serious interest in Musical Theater, this is an active participation program with experienced Musical Theater professionals. The camp will include the audition process along with putting a show together from beginning to end, working towards becoming a triple threat, in acting, singing and dancing. Valuable life skills include, public speaking, diction and projection, stage presence, cooperation skills, and taking direction. There will be a scored audition process to determine the assignment of parts, but everyone will be included in the show. On the final afternoon there will be a performance for family and friends along with a digital recording of the performance. Kim Hunt, B.A.
$509 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5049 C01

CSI - CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION-FILLED

Caution! Crime Scene Investigation in Progress! In this weeklong workshop you will learn about crime scene procedures such as fingerprinting, footprint casting, handwriting analysis, collect and analyze glass/soil/fibers, and other trace evidence! You’ll participate in a mock investigation using the techniques that you learned to solve a crime on campus!   Denise Reilly
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5332 C02

July 28-Aug 1 

DIGITAL VIDEO

Learn the basic elements of script writing, storyboarding, and camera shooting and digital video editing. After brainstorming possible story ideas, you will then create a story or write a plot treatment. Create your storyboard, spend time capturing video, download and edit your own video and create a finished product. Michael Blumberg, M.Ed.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5422 C01

UNDERWATER ROVERS  

Build an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), with the emphasis on learning to design, prototype, construct,  and test your own creation.  No kits or assembly instructions in this camp!  Work in teams, using raw materials to build a unique rover that will navigate an obstacle course in the pool.  This camp is for students interested in science or engineering who want to get their hands dirty and learn more about design process. Please bring a swimsuit and towel, rover testing will require you to get wet! Stuart Krzywonos, M.S.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5429 C02

Volleyball Academy

This camp is designed for boys and girls looking to learn the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of volleyball including passing, setting, serving, blocking, attacking, digging and team play. Campers will receive fitness training specific to the sport of volleyball and participate in multiple drills to reinforce muscle memory skills. Individual and team competitions will also take place throughout the week. Greg Marchetti
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6015 C01

TENNIS, ANYONE??

(must be at least 9 years old)
Get into the “swing” with our exciting tennis clinic! Learn how to play the game of tennis. Ground strokes, volleys, and serves will be taught. Tennis games and conditioning will also be included. Doubles play will be demonstrated and strategy will be discussed. Hopefully an appreciation and love of the game will be acquired. Bring your own tennis racquet, bathing suit and towel.  John Senske
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5606 C02

STUDY SKILLS FOR SAVVY STUDENTS

Half Day Camp - 9 am-noon only!
Get a head start and improve your grades by learning memory improvement, time management, reading techniques, note taking, and test preparation. Several techniques and skills will be introduced in an effort to help you determine which methods work best for you. Exercises focusing on reading, listening, following instructions, organization, and timed situations are part of each camp session.  Explore how studying can be exciting and fun, once you discover the tools you need to achieve!    Marie Mueller, M.Ed.
$139 (includes all materials) RCHYC 1504 C01

CASTLE BUILDING

Take a step back in time. Explore castle construction, medieval warfare and customs. Design and construct your own castle. Examine the weapons and games of the Middle Ages. Build a Trebuchet. Participate in a chess and checker tournament.  A field trip to the Mercer Museum and Fonthill is planned. Michale Johnson
$284 (includes all materials & field trip)/ RCHYC 5431 C01

CLAY ANIMATION

Learn how to bring clay models to life with cutting edge technology this summer with clay animation. This camp starts with basic techniques of clay modeling and ends with animated short films. Learn how to make wire armatures out of clay and become an expert story boarder and script writer. In the final phase, you will learn to use iStop Motion and iMovie to create a clay animation digital masterpiece. Join us this summer for a week of fun and moviemaking that can only come from creating characters out of clay! Brian Blair, M.A.. & Jamie Ulkloss, M.Ed.
$289 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5032 C02

WOODTURNING 

Learn how to skillfully produce many fun and artful wooden objects using a mini-lathe. You will discover the versatility and appreciate the usefulness of this amazing machine as we turn raw wood into beautiful creative objects. The week is action-packed, as you learn to safely work the wood into many different projects including a mallet, bowl, toothpick holder, honey dipper and bottle stoppers.   Henry Geisenhoner
$359 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5055 C02 

101 Ways with a T-SHIRT

This week long camp will allow campers to re-purpose new and old t-shirts into wearable items-shirts, skirts, vests, etc. We will also make bags, pillows, stuffed animals or other projects of the campers’ ideas .Projects will be tailored to the students experience level, allowing all abilities to participate. More experienced sewing or crafting students will be able to bring in t-shirts or fabric from home if desired for individualized projects. Betsy Kruse, M.B.A.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5098 C01

GAME MAKER-FILLED

Make your own video games! Students will learn program skills as they design their own video games with Game maker software. Learn how to make your own characters, design your own levels and games and work collaboratively to learn new skills. Whether you are an experienced programmer or entirely new to Game maker, all students are welcome.   John Heisey
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 3067 C01 

Music and Voice Production Camp

Step aside American Idol! Have you ever dreamed of performing like your favorite singer? Do you want to learn about the amazing world of the music industry? Then step uo to the mic and begin to develop your skills in songwriting, music recording, voice-overs and audio equipment operation. You will have the unique opportunity to create your very own song from beginning to end and record it live. Take home a digital copy and share it with friends and family for years.
East Coast Recording (Grammy Award winning music producer)
$289 (includes all materials) RCHYC 5012 C03

LEGO ANIMATION-FILLED

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C05

KIDZ BIZ CAMP

Are you the next Bill Gates? Donald Trump? Oprah Winfrey (Debi Fields)? Do you have an idea for a hot new product; cool new service you think will change the world? This is your chance to learn how to start a business from the ground up. In this camp, you will design a product, create a plan and learn how to market your business. At the end of the week, you will test your business by pitching your plan to a group of investors.  Greg Luce
$259/ RCHYC 5427 C02

ROBOTICS/ROCKETRY I

Robotics - Step into the robotic world while building two basic robots. This camp will be filled with discussion of past, present and future robotics. Science fiction is discussed to show that without it, the advances in technology would be more difficult. Enjoy building two basic robots and learning how they work. With this hands-on course, the history and future of robotics is at your fingertips. Brad Monti, B.S.
Rocketry I - Learn how rockets work and the basic principles of rocket flight by constructing a model rocket from a Model Rocket Construction Packet. Following directions and sequences will be stressed in the construction and launching of the rocket. You will be required to demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures before launching your rocket.    Brian Ulkloss, M.A.
$339 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5428 C02

Hogwarts lll-FILLED

Pre-Requisite: Hogwarts Year ONE AND TWO.
This year, Kids on Campus’s Wizarding World will be hosting a legendary event: THE TRIWIZARD TOURNAMENT! In this final installment of the KOC Hogwarts Camps, houses will compete for the Triwizard Cup in our own version of the tournament through wizarding skill-building and teamwork challenges. Are you brave enough to compete in the Triwizard tasks? Need we remind you that those who enter the competition should not be faint at heart: for those who are chosen stand alone, that is until the grand finale team challenge! If competition is not your cup of butterbeer, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy. Not only will we need reporters for the Daily Prophet, but there are also still Hogwarts classes to attend. The House Cup will still be awarded to the House with the most points earned in your favorite classes from previous Hogwarts Camps, providing houses with TWO chances to win this year. Will your house be awarded both the House Cup AND Triwizard Cup? Come join us and find out! Valerie Ciaramella
$279 RCHYC 6019 C01

The Great Debaters

Do you think school uniforms are a good idea?  Do you want to learn how to put the facts together to make a great argument for your side?  If so, then this is the camp for you. This camp will explore the history of the debate and will spend the week working on several different types of debate techniques all leading up to “ The Great Debate,” on the last day of camp. Diane Rice
$259 RCHYC 6016 C01

AUG 4-8 

TENNIS, ANYONE?? 

(must be at least 9 years old)
Get into the “swing” with our exciting tennis clinic! Learn how to play the game of tennis. Ground strokes, volleys, and serves will be taught. Tennis games and conditioning will also be included. Doubles play will be demonstrated and strategy will be discussed. Hopefully an appreciation and love of the game will be acquired. Bring your own tennis racquet, bathing suit and towel.  John Senske
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5606 C03 

GIRLS + SCIENCE = FUN-  FILLED

Through hands-on activities you will explore the many fields and careers in science and technology. You will experiment in biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, geology, engineering and more.   Animal dissection is included in this course.  Add a dash of art, writing and math to this science journey for a truly unique experience. Course includes field trip to the Trenton Planetarium and a nature walk at Tyler Park.
Susan Sciarratta. M.S., P.E., and Gina Ranelli, M.Ed.
$309 (includes all materials and transportation)/ RCHYC 0323 C01

FABULOUS FISHING-FILLED

Learn how to safely fish and enjoy the art of fishing each day.  All equipment and bait will be supplied. (You may bring your own rod.) Instruction on safe casting, hook removal from fish, baiting of hooks, good fishing areas, and good fishing etiquette will be presented. Bring rain gear if necessary. This camp will culminate with a trip to Lake Nockamixon; you must bring a bag lunch that day.
Lou Pollack, M.Ed.
$299 (includes all materials and transportation)/RCHYC 5614 C03

Volleyball Academy

This camp is designed for boys and girls looking to learn the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of volleyball including passing, setting, serving, blocking, attacking, digging and team play. Campers will receive fitness training specific to the sport of volleyball and participate in multiple drills to reinforce muscle memory skills. Individual and team competitions will also take place throughout the week.
Greg Marchetti
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6015 C02

CREATIVE HAIR, NAILS, AND SKINCARE 2 

This camp is for students that have taken creative hair and nails camp or have a general knowledge of braiding. Students will learn how to properly use a flat iron, create curls using a curling wand, and advanced long hair design for proms and formals. In the nail section campers will learn how to use gel polish, hot oil manicure and the benefits of paraffin on the skin during nail services. Campers will learn proper care of their skin and how to give themselves an at-home facial and basic make-up application. NOTE: All nail and skin techniques are done on each other.
Brandee Garnett, Licensed Cosmetology Instructor
$309 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5730 C01

INLINE SKATING- FILLED

Half Day Camp - 9am-noon only!
(may be paired with Ultimate Frisbee)
Designed with safety in mind, this beginner’s In-Line Skating clinic will give you an opportunity to learn the proper techniques of In-Line Skating.  Basic safety information will begin with equipment fit, maintenance, and proper use. The basic skills of forward movement, braking and turning will be taught through drills and games. The clinic is structured so that those who quickly master the basics can move on to more advanced skills.  You will proceed at your own comfort level.
Requirements:  in-line skates with a brake, helmet, elbow, wrist & knee pads.  No exceptions will be made to the safety gear.  Toy skates are not allowed.  If you do not have the required equipment, it can be provided for an extra fee.  Any questions, please call Endurance Sports at 215-369-0225.
Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$140 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5612 C01

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Half Day Camp -12:30-3:30 pm
(may be paired with Inline Skating)
Ultimate Frisbee is a high energy game that involves running, throwing and catching a disc.  A mix between soccer and football, it is a team sport that requires cooperation and agility to achieve a goal.  Learn the techniques and strategies of this fast-paced game and have fun too.  Afternoon swim available so bring a bathing suit and towel.
Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$155 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5611 C01

MATH MANIA & COMPUTER FUN

Get ready for the most fun you’ve had with math and computers . . . ever! Become a better problem-solver and creative thinker through challenging and fun math activities, discussions and use of manipulatives. You will also explore all kinds of practical math problems and puzzles, and learn how to use them in your daily life. For the remainder of the day you will go surfing - on the Internet. You will design super cool backgrounds as well as creating photos of you visiting different countries-without leaving the classroom. You will create an amazing Jeopardy PowerPoint presentation and explore the Internet as an educational and fun tool. All Internet surfing will be supervised and appropriate. This program will help you gain more confidence in your math and computer abilities, build on your basic skills, and you’ll have great fun, too! Whether you are “math or computer shy” or simply a “whiz” you’ll be a winner in this exciting class. Get ready to be a math maniac and computer champ!!
Michael Blumberg, M.Ed. & Marie Mueller, M.Ed.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5413 C02

KABOOM!-FILLED

What could be more fun than dropping raw eggs from high heights without breaking the shell? Creating ocean wave machines or tornadoes in bottles? Shooting off soda geysers? For answers to these and other amazing scientific (and fun) questions attend Kaboom camp. Watch volcanoes erupt and scientific discoveries unfold as we  test, observe and analyze our results on many fun projects. Each camper needs to bring 3 clear 2 liter soda bottles with caps marked with their name for experiments.   
Laura Belove, B.A.
$279 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5750 C03

Upcycled Fashion

This week long camp will allow campers to re-purpose old, out grown or unused clothes into new wearable fashion such as shirts, skirts, vests, etc. Campers can also make tote bags, purses, pillows, stuffed animals or projects of the campers’ ideas. Projects will be tailored to the student’s experience level, allowing all abilities to participate. Students will be required to bring in t-shirts and clothing from home.
Catherine C. Kruse
$259 RCHYC 6017 C01

Music and Voice Production Camp

Step aside American Idol! Have you ever dreamed of performing like your favorite singer? Do you want to learn about the amazing world of the music industry? Then step uo to the mic and begin to develop your skills in songwriting, music recording, voice-overs and audio equipment operation. You will have the unique opportunity to create your very own song from beginning to end and record it live. Take home a digital copy and share it with friends and family for years.
East Coast Recording Grammy Award winning music producer)
$289 (includes all materials) RCHYC 5012 C04

LEGO ANIMATION -FILLED  

Stop Motion is a powerful animation technique that makes static objects appear to be moving. In this camp, you will use LEGO bricks and found objects. Brainstorm your ideas, create the storyboard, construct the props, shoot the still frames and then, using Movie Maker, create the finished animation. Animations created during the week will be uploaded to the Internet on teachertube.com.  
Kris Fontes B.A.
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C06

ROCKETRY II

Prerequisite: Rocketry I
You will continue to learn how solid and liquid rockets work and the basic principles of rocket flight, but the emphasis will be on multiple stage rockets. You will do this by constructing multi-stage model rockets from Model Rocket Construction Packets.
Following directions and sequences will be stressed in the construction and launching of the rockets. You will be required to demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures before launching your rocket. Use of flight simulators, as well as the latest developments in aviation will be explored in the computer lab.
Stuart Kryzwonos
$309 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5746 C01

ASPIRING ACTORS - 2 WEEK CAMP week 1

Students who aspire to become actors or actresses will learn essential skills to the craft. They will work with other actors and actresses to develop ensemble skills, improvisation, writer’s theatre, body movement, vocal control and stage movement. This two week camp will end with a showcase for friends and family.
Ashley Gaynor
$385 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5088 C01

STUDENT RACING CHALLENGE  

(limited to 24 students)
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to be on a professional NASCAR race team? Here your goal is to fine tune the performance of your team’s 1:10 scale radio controlled (RC) car. Use your science, math, technology and engineering skills on your investigations and projects so that your team wins the challenge. It’s just like being on the crew of a professional NASCAR team in the weeks and months leading up to every race. Ladies & Gentlemen, start your engines!  Brad Monti, B.S.
$259/ RCHYC 0325 C02

Financial Whiz Kidz

Do you want to grow up and become rich? If your answer is yew, then Financial Whiz Kidz is the camp for you. This creative, fun, interactive camp helps you learn to make, manage, and multiply your money wisely. We will start with earning and budgeting money, explore saving and investing, and end the week proving you have what it takes to grow your wealth in the real world!
Greg Luce, MBA
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6008

Introduction to Cross Country/Trail Running  

Description: Participants will be provided with necessary information, training strategies and challenge goals for achieving personal success in cross country/trail running activities. The camp is designed to provide a progressive learning/training experience that will aid in aerobic (endurance) and anaerobic (sprint/threshold) development for the youngster. A variety of fun training activities will be introduced from the beginning/entry level to the more advanced. Support will be provided for all children at all fitness levels. Proper running shoes or trail shoes are recommended! Participants need to bring a change of top, towel and water bottle along with lunch and swimsuit.
Coach Stephan Harnish, B.S.
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 5301 C02

MOCK TRIAL II  

This is Mock Trial with a twist! Travel back in time to delve into some famous trials in history. Explore the historical framework of your trial and then present the trial to the jury.  Examples of trials are: Sacco and Vanzetti, the Scopes Monkey Trial and the trial of Galileo Galleli. Polish your skills from Mock Trial I and learn some new ones. A trip to the Court House caps this week.  Prerequisite: Mock Trial I
Diane M. Rice, Esquire
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5725 C01

GAME MAKER-FILLED

Make your own video games! Students will learn program skills as they design their own video games with Game maker software. Learn how to make your own characters, design your own levels and games and work collaboratively to learn new skills. Whether you are an experienced programmer or entirely new to Game maker, all students are welcome.   John Heisey $259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 3067 C02 

Aug 11-15 

FLAG FOOTBALL  

Come learn the fun game of flag football. Daily sessions will be devoted to basic skills such as passing, receiving and kicking a football. Time will also be set aside for developing the necessary footwork and conditioning needed to play the game successfully. Teams will be set up and there will be daily practice sessions along with competitions and games. Pool time will also be available. Mouth guards will be distributed to each participant. Cleats may be worn but only if rubber soled. No other pads are necessary since flag football limits all forms of contact.
Ron Chiarolanza/ Tim Chiarolanza
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5607 C01

TOTALLY HANDS-ON SCIENCE

Come join us for  an excellent opportunity to experience hands on science. In this camp you will actually be “doing science” in a way that highlights the fun and excitement of biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science. Future doctors, surgeons, nurses, and veterinarians will enjoy our dissection day. A trip to the Trenton Planetarium will be a great way to observe stars and planets. Building rollercoasters, making rocks, mixing chemicals, and a nature walk to Tyler Park are great ways to spend  your summer.   Gina Ranelli, M.Ed.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5751 C02

FABULOUS FISHING-FILLED

Learn how to safely fish and enjoy the art of fishing each day.  All equipment and bait will be supplied. (You may bring your own rod.) Instruction on safe casting, hook removal from fish, baiting of hooks, good fishing areas, and good fishing etiquette will be presented. Bring rain gear if necessary. This camp will culminate with a trip to Lake Nockamixon; you must bring a bag lunch that day.
Lou Pollack, M.Ed.
$299 (includes all materials and transportation)/RCHYC 5614 C04

CAPTURE THE MOMENT  

Learn to see life through a lens! Use your digital camera to explore the world around you. You will venture outdoors as we learn to frame a composition or capture your shadow in a picture. Take your photos home to share and display. Bring your own camera to camp.
Alexis Amiet
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5430 C01

CREATIVE HAIR STYLING & NAIL CARE- FILLED

Learn fun, easy ways to create hairstyles on a mannequin. You will also learn how to take proper care of your nails and create fun and easy nail designs. Whether you want to learn fun, creative things to do with your own hair and nails, or take a peek into the cosmetology profession, this will be a fun week filled with hands on activities. NOTE: All nail techniques are done on each other.
Brandee Garnett, Licensed Cosmetology Instructor
$309 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5728 C01

INTRAMURAL SPORTS

Thinking about trying out for a school team? Perhaps you want to learn what it takes to be a member of sports team. Here is your opportunity to experiment with several sports over the course of our one week camp. Each day we will introduce a new sport, work on conditioning and fitness drills, swim and talk about the role of nutrition and how you can make good choices to become a better athlete. We will teach you the skills you need to play basketball, pickleball, volleyball, soccer, wiffleball, ultimate frisbee and ultimate baseball.  There is swimming everyday so bring a bathing suit & towel.  Barbara Kuronya, B.S.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5631 C01

ADVENTURES IN COMIC CREATION & SCRATCH-FILLED

Comic Creation: Have you ever wanted to tell crazy stories about your friends and family or star as your own comic strip character or super hero? In this camp for the budding storyteller/artist, you will morph, liquefy, distort and render a custom collection of images. Pulling it all together, import your digital masterpieces and produce a colorful online comic book to amaze and entertain your friends.
Scratch: Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art and share your creations on the web. As you create and share Scratch projects, you will learn important mathematical and computational ideas while learning to think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively.
Kris Fontes, B.F.A., N.B.C.T.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5068 C01

NASTAR EX-FILLED

Launch rockets and build airplanes as you enter the fascinating worlds of aviation and space at NASTAR Camp EX, an exciting fun-filled five-day experience. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion and learn how they relate to aircraft and spacecraft. You will become a rocket scientist as you assemble a flying model rocket and a test pilot as you test a glider of your own design. Activities include building parachutes, balloon-powered cars, balsa gliders, rubber-band powered airplanes, and flying models of historic aircraft. Learn about the challenges of space exploration as you make your own “space food.” NASTAR Camp EX participants will spend half a day at the NASTAR Center in Southampton, PA, where they will pilot an actual aircraft simulator and see the equipment used to prepare future astronauts for travel on the next generation of commercial space vehicles.
NASTAR Camp EX is a licensed activities-based five-day camp experience presented in cooperation with the National Aero Space Training And Research (NASTAR®) Center in Southampton, PA.
Greg Kennedy
$299 (Includes all materials) RCHYC 6018 C01

ASPIRING ACTORS - 2 WEEK CAMP

Students who aspire to become actors or actresses will learn essential skills to the craft. They will work with other actors and actresses to develop ensemble skills, improvisation, writer’s theatre, body movement, vocal control and stage movement. This two week camp will end with a showcase for friends and family. Ashley Gaynor
$385 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5088 C01

BRILLIANT BRIDGE BUILDERS

This exciting camp is great for anyone who enjoys problem solving, engineering, designing, team activities, and a little friendly competition. You will work in teams to design the strongest bridge…using toothpicks and glue. Teams will use the Internet to find bridge designs, strategies, and tips for constructing the effective bridge. After construction, teams will compete to see which bridge can hold the most weight.
Brian Ulkloss, B.A.
$269 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5328 C01