Kids on Campus: Newtown: Ages 13+

Kids on Campus Summer Camp Open House

Saturday, March 14, 2014, 10 am - noon (snow-date - Sat, March 21)
Newtown Campus, Bucks County Community College
New Location: Rollins 139-Gallagher room 

Meet instructors and camp leadership, sample activities, have your questions answered and have donuts & coffee on us!  

Please adhere to the ages listed for all camps.

To register by phone, call 215-968-8409 and charge the fee to your VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card.
For 24 hour service,  FAX your registration form to 215-968-8320. 
For on-line registration: www.bucks.edu/con-ed. 

Early Bird Discounts:   Register before April 1 and receive a 10% discount off published camp prices (does not include materials fees). 10% discount applies to tuition only. Please be sure to include the material fee with your payment.

June 22-26 

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6004 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.  See Kitchen "Dress Code."
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $110) RCHYC 5701 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5098 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5427 C01

NASTAR Camp

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $60) RCHYC 0326 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5623 C01

Beginner Sewing

Learn how to sew this summer! Campers will learn the basics of sewing by hand and by machine. They will learn how to make a pin cushion, back sack, pillow case and pajama bottoms.
Paula Molino-Wolff, M.Ed
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6003 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 challenged by the variety of role-playing experiences. You will be asked to take on the roles of attorney, witness, juror, 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.” A trip to the Doylestown courthouse is planned.
Diane M. Rice, Esquire
$269 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5724 C01

Introduction to Scratch Programming

Scratch Programming is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. This program encourages creative thinking & logical reasoning as well as provides an opportunity to work collaboratively. Children will learn how to create digital stories, digital games, electronic greeting cards and much more.
Karen Rodriquez
$259 (Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6040 C01

June 29-July 2

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.  See Kitchen "Dress Code."
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$299 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $110) RCHYC 5701 C02

Introduction to Cross Country/Trail Running 

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 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $20) 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 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6009 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 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $70) RCHYC 5627 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
$224 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $35) RCHYC 5431 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
$229 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6006 C01

Teenage Hair and Skincare

This camp is for the girl who wants to learn how to take care of her own hair, skin, and proper nutrition to maintain healthy hair and skin. Students will learn how to properly blow dry, curl, and flat iron their own hair. Students will learn a basic teenage appropriate make-up application and proper care of make-up products. Students will learn what food and vitamins help keep hair healthy and promote growth. Learn what you can do to have beautiful skin for a lifetime. NOTE: All techniques will be on their own hair. 
Brandee Garnett,  Licensed Cosmetology Instructor
$249 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $60) RCHYC 5730 C01

Outdoor Adventure

Could you survive in the wilderness? This camp will focus on building wilderness skills including fire
Building, camp cooking, navigation, shelter building, trip planning and outdoor preparedness. Daily
activities will be based around hiking in and around the Bucks County campus and Tyler State Park.
James Smirk
$229 ( Tuition $189/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6028 C01

July 6-10

Hogwarts I

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40)  RCHYC 5102 C01

Kid Kuisine, Baking II

Baking II is the continuation of Kid Kuisine Baking I. Students must have successfully completed the previous course as this course takes the student to the next level. Students will continue exploring the art and science of baking and safe baking practices. They will continue with fancier cakes,pies and pastry display work. A certificate of completion will be presented to those who complete the entire week long training. There is also a kitchen lab “dress code”.
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $110) RCHYC 5710 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5601 C01

Financial Whiz Kidz

Do you want to grow up and become rich? If your answer is yes, 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6008 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.
Kim Hunt, B.A.
$509 (Tuition $479/ Material fee $30 ) RCHYC 5049 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 5103 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5623 C02

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.
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 3069 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5617 C01

Art Frenzy

Are you another one of those crazed artists who loves creating something every day? Then get out of control with your inner artist while exploring different mediums every day. Remix drawings and more to develop your ideas and projects while expressing your individual self.
Danielle Cargas
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6001 C01

July 13-17

Hogwarts I

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40)  RCHYC 5102 C02

Kid Kuisine II

This is the continuation of Kid Kuisine I- basic. Students must have successfully completed the previous course or have taken Intermediate previously. This course will take the student to the next level. Students will continue to explore, cook and bake with a better sense of awareness and confidence. Students will be challenged and coached into more creative thought about how they cook and bake. Students will host a buffet style event on the last day .A certificate of completion of this course will be presented to those who complete all week long training
Earl R. Arrowood, CCC, CCE, FMP, AAC, M.Sc. & Chef John Angeline, CEPC, MBA
$349 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $110) RCHYC

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5606 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $45) RCHYC 5417 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 up 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5012 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5624 C01

Beginner Sewing

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6003 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $45) RCHYC 5035 C01

Outdoor Adventure

Could you survive in the wilderness? This camp will focus on building wilderness skills including fire
Building, camp cooking, navigation, shelter building, trip planning and outdoor preparedness. Daily
activities will be based around hiking in and around the Bucks County campus and Tyler State Park.
James Smirk
$279 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6028 C02

Robotic Arm

The syringe robotic arm experiment is designed to develop the problem solving skills in students, with a side of creativity and imagination. Each student will construct a robotic arm using simple materials and machines through the power of hydraulics. Robots will be decorated and painted to be taken home at the end of camp.
Travis Jovais
$269 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5450 C01

Introduction to Alice 3D Animation Programming

Alice 3D programming is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create animation for telling a story or creating playing an interactive game. This program exposes students to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated 3D stories and games.
Karen Rodriquez
$259 (Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6039 C01

July 20-24

Hogwarts II

**PRE-REQUISITE: Completion of Hogwarts Camp 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, and Care of Magical Creatures. Experience some new twists in Potions, Divination, and Defense Against the Dark Arts. Students will be challenged with new activities, as well as enjoying old favorites, such as Quidditch. Who will win the house cup this year?
Valerie Ciaramella
$279 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5032 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5601 C02

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5427 C02

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 5429 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
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5431 C02

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 up 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5012 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) / RCHYC 5103 C02

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5037 C01

Outdoor Adventure

Could you survive in the wilderness? This camp will focus on building wilderness skills including fire
Building, camp cooking, navigation, shelter building, trip planning and outdoor preparedness. Daily
activities will be based around hiking in and around the Bucks County campus and Tyler State Park.
James Smirk
$279 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC6028 C03

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $120) RCHYC 5055 C01

Psyched

Take a unique journey towards better understanding yourself through the fascinating world of Psychology. Topics include structures of the brain, sensation and perception experiments, memory challenges, personality testing, investigations into intelligence and lots more!
Joseph O’Connor
$289 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 6021 C01

Introduction to Cross Country/Trail Running 

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5301 C02

July 27-31

 

Hogwarts lll

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6019 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5032 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6015 C01

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.  Polish your skills from Mock Trial I and learn some new ones. How to qualify an expert, how to introduce archival documents into evidence and how to write witness statements. A trip to the Court House caps this week.  Prerequisite: Mock Trial I
Diane M. Rice, Esquire
$269 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5725 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
Molly Leahy
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5606 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6013 C02

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 5429 C02

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 up 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5012 C02

Advanced Art Expressions

This camp will take you to the next level of artistic study. You will gain confidence and strengthen your understanding of the fundamentals in art, sculpture and design. Develop your skills and your imagination. Learn a variety of techniques to produce wonderful masterpieces.
Donna Kutz-Ermer, M.F.A.
$274 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $35) RCHYC 5047 C01

Ultimate Frisbee

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.
$269 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5611 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5037 C02

Outdoor Adventure

Could you survive in the wilderness? This camp will focus on building wilderness skills including fire
Building, camp cooking, navigation, shelter building, trip planning and outdoor preparedness. Daily
activities will be based around hiking in and around the Bucks County campus and Tyler State Park.
James Smirk
$279 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6028 C04

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $120) RCHYC 5055 C02

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5617 C03

August 3-7

Volleyball Camp

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6015 C02

Introduction to Cross Country/Trail Running 

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5301 C03

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
Molly Leahy
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5606 C03

Financial Whiz Kidz

Do you want to grow up and become rich? If your answer is yes, 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6008 C02

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
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5431 C03

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 up 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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $50) RCHYC 5012 C03

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $30) RCHYC 5631 C01

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 5430 C01

Outdoor Adventure

Could you survive in the wilderness? This camp will focus on building wilderness skills including fire
Building, camp cooking, navigation, shelter building, trip planning and outdoor preparedness. Daily
activities will be based around hiking in and around the Bucks County campus and Tyler State Park.
James Smirk
$279 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $40) RCHYC 6028 C05

College Entrance Exam Preparation Program (PSAT/SAT)

Half Day Camp (2 weeks)
Monday-Thursday only; 9 am-noon
Why wait? The relaxed schedule of the summer is a great time to brush up on your reading, writing &math skills to prepare you to take the exam next fall. Get a head start on mastering those areas which the test covers:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Test Techniques
  • Grammar
  • Essay Writing (SAT only)

David Gelb, B.S., & Regina O’Neill, M.A.
$259 (Does not include the text book which is purchased separately at the book store- Gruber's Complete SAT/PSAT guide) RCHYC 1503 C01

 

Introduction to Scratch Programming

Scratch Programming is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. This program encourages creative thinking & logical reasoning as well as provides an opportunity to work collaboratively. Children will learn how to create digital stories, digital games, electronic greeting cards and much more.
Karen Rodriquez
$259 (Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6040 C02

August 10-14

Art Frenzy

Are you another one of those crazed artists who loves creating something every day? Then get out of control with your inner artist while exploring different mediums every day. Remix drawings and more to develop your ideas and projects while expressing your individual self.
Danielle Cargas
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6001 C01

NASTAR Camp

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 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $60) RCHYC 0326 C02

Creative Hair, Nails & 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 Baker, Licensed Cosmetology Instructor
$309 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $70) RCHYC 5730 C01

Stuff and Fluff

Students will create a variety of stuffed animals, pillows or other projects from paper patterns using sewing machines and hand sewing techniques. Students will learn the basics of constructing and finishing details on soft toys (stuffed animals) and fabric dolls. A variety of projects will be available to each student based on their interests and sewing skills and experience. A variety of materials will be used for exterior fabric as well as filling (fiberfill, beans, rice), and students will have a choice of embellishments to create his/her own individual toy! Students will be provided standard instructions and patterns to follow for initial projects. Once students have mastered sewing with preprinted patterns, some may advance to design their own patterns or sew more advanced projects.
Prerequisite: Some basic sewing skills and experience with a sewing machine. Toys & Sew Much More or any other KOC Sewing camp.
Betsy Kruse, M.B.A
$259 ( Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6035 C01

College Entrance Exam Preparation Program (PSAT/SAT)

Half Day Camp (2 weeks)
Monday-Thursday only; 9 am-noon
Why wait? The relaxed schedule of the summer is a great time to brush up on your reading, writing &math skills to prepare you to take the exam next fall. Get a head start on mastering those areas which the test covers:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Test Techniques
  • Grammar
  • Essay Writing (SAT only)

David Gelb, B.S., & Regina O’Neill, M.A.
$259 (Does not include the text book which is purchased separately at the book store- Gruber's Complete SAT/PSAT guide) RCHYC 1503 C01

Introduction to Alice 3D Animation Programming

Alice 3D programming is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create animation for telling a story or creating playing an interactive game. This program exposes students to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated 3D stories and games.
Karen Rodriquez
$259 (Tuition $239/ Material fee $20) RCHYC 6039 C02