Kids on Campus: Newtown: Ages 7-9

 

Kids on Campus Summer Camp Open House

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 10 am - noon
Newtown Campus, Bucks County Community College
Gallagher Room in the Charles E. Rollins Student Center 

Meet instructors and camp leadership, sample activities, have your questions
answered and register for camp. The donuts & coffee are 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. (Discount pricing not available via web registration.)


June 23-27


ULTIMATE ESCAPES- Filled

This is a hands-on camp where you will experience fishing, exploring, and nature related exercises at Tyler Park. Getting wet is part of the fun as we hunt for critters in the streams. In addition, you will participate in exciting indoor/outdoor games. Creating cool crafts as well as participating in fascinating science experiments including magic slime, mosaics, clay sculpturing, and more adds to the fun.  At the end of the day we will take a dip in the pool to cool down and relax. This camp has a little bit of everything. Bring your bathing suit and a towel, as well as closed toe shoes for wading in the creek.
Edward Obert-Thorn, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5329 C01

GET CRAFTY WITH PAPER Cancelled/rescheduled for June 30-July 3

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 C01

MOUNTAIN BIKING / DISC GOLF

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

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 (must be 8 years old)

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C01

WANNA BE A STAR - 2 WEEK CAMP-FILLED

Designed for the younger camper interested in Musical Theater, this is an active participation program that will focus on basic acting, singing and dancing skills through the production and performance of a musical. Learn stage direction and presence, projection and articulation, phrasing and song form, as well as choreography that emphasizes counting, formations, and simple steps and movements.  You will put a show together from start to finish using these skills during the rehearsal process and will produce a free final performance for family and friends on the last day of the workshop.  As an added learning tool, a DVD of the final performance will be made available.
Kim Hunt, B.A.
$409 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5010 C01

AWESOME ARTISTS

Explore the wonderful world of art, through the use of an array of art mediums. Create, design, and learn in an artful way. Create life-size drawings, learn to paint, sculpt, and design through the art of collage, and much, much more!
Jamie Ulkloss, M.Ed.  
$284 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5023 C01

CREATURE FEATURE cancelled 

Here is a week of creativity and making art! Create your own creatures and bring them to life with art, storytelling, puppetry and drama. Even our snacks will be creature themed!
Amanda Schreffler, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5071 C01

SUPER HEROES

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a SUPER hero! Learn about what makes a superhero and even create your own superhero. We will celebrate real super heroes and how we can be one. We will channel DC and Marvel by creating our own comic books starring our own superheroes.
Staci Szymanski
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6002 C01

June 30-July 3

ULTIMATE ESCAPES-FILLED

This is a hands-on camp where you will experience fishing, exploring, and nature related exercises at Tyler Park. Getting wet is part of the fun as we hunt for critters in the streams. In addition, you will participate in exciting indoor/outdoor games. Creating cool crafts as well as participating in fascinating science experiments including magic slime, mosaics, clay sculpturing, and more adds to the fun.  At the end of the day we will take a dip in the pool to cool down and relax. This camp has a little bit of everything. Bring your bathing suit and a towel, as well as closed toe shoes for wading in the creek.
Edward Obert-Thorn, B.S.
$209 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5329 C02

3D SCULPTURE FOR MULTIDIMENSIONAL KIDS

Get your hands on a fun array of materials to explore familiar and newly imagined ideas and concepts! This week-long workshop will have you working with materials like papier-maché, clay, plaster, cardboard, and other different 3-D materials to create wonderful 3-D works of art. You won’t need 3-D glasses. All you’ll need is the imagination to stretch all the dimensions using the dynamic opportunities that sculpting and 3-D art offers.
Jamie Ulkloss, M.Ed.
$229 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5028 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 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

WANNA BE A STAR - 2 WEEK CAMP-FILLED

Designed for the younger camper interested in Musical Theater, this is an active participation program that will focus on basic acting, singing and dancing skills through the production and performance of a musical. Learn stage direction and presence, projection and articulation, phrasing and song form, as well as choreography that emphasizes counting, formations, and simple steps and movements.  You will put a show together from start to finish using these skills during the rehearsal process and will produce a free final performance for family and friends on the last day of the workshop.  As an added learning tool, a DVD of the final performance will be made available.
Kim Hunt, B.A.
$409 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5010 C01

GET CRAFTY WITH PAPER cancelled

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. $229 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5083 C01

 

KABOOM!

 

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 C04 (must be 8 years old)

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 7-11

ULTIMATE ESCAPES-FILLED

This is a hands-on camp where you will experience fishing, exploring, and nature related exercises at Tyler Park. Getting wet is part of the fun as we hunt for critters in the streams. In addition, you will participate in exciting indoor/outdoor games. Creating cool crafts as well as participating in fascinating science experiments including magic slime, mosaics, clay sculpturing, and more adds to the fun.  At the end of the day we will take a dip in the pool to cool down and relax. This camp has a little bit of everything. Bring your bathing suit and a towel, as well as closed toe shoes for wading in the creek.
Edward Obert-Thorn, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5329 C03

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 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

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 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 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5617 C01

CREATURE FEATURE  

Here is a week of creativity and making art! Create your own creatures and bring them to life with art, storytelling, puppetry and drama. Even our snacks will be creature themed!
Amanda Schreffler, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5071 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 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

Little Lights Yoga

Find your inner light through the ancient tradition of Yoga for children. Yoga is not just about movements and postures. It also involves breathing, meditation, expressing yourself creatively as well as nourishing and honoring your body. We will use postures, art, music, stories, journaling and cooking as tools to find your inner light. Needed: yoga mat, art smock, towel for sitting outside and comfortable clothing suitable for outside walks and picnics. Just see what is possible when you shine your light on the world!
Debra Crasnick, MSW, RYT
$264 RCHYC 6011 C01

July 14-18

ART EXPRESSIONS

Here’s 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

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

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

SUPER HEROES

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a SUPER hero! Learn about what makes a superhero and even create your own superhero. We will celebrate real super heroes and how we can be one. We will channel DC and Marvel by creating our own comic books starring our own superheroes.
Staci Szymanski
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6002 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

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

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C03

FOTOFUN

Bring your favorite pictures from home, school or anywhere! We will scan and copy them on special computer paper. Then the real fun begins! Hand-color your pictures to create original art that resembles paintings. Turn pictures of friends and family into cartoon characters. Design clothing/costumes for them. Place them in backgrounds like a jungle or another planet. Magazine and book photos become collages, posters and calendars. Create memorable art that will last a lifetime! Bring 2-3 photos with you.
Stephen Cohen, B.F.A.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5326 C01

SUPERGYM II

Here’s a chance to fine tune your sports skills such as kicking, striking, throwing, catching, dodging and chasing. They are the basis for many team sports, however, this is not JUST a sports camp. You will play modified versions of common team games like soccer, trashketball, and team handball, along with new games such as Alaskan baseball and Monarch tag. Learn leadership and teamwork skills through cooperative games, and be exposed to a variety of cultures through games from around the world. This camp is a great follow up if you took SuperGym in the past, or for older kids who just enjoy being active and learning new sports.  Bring your swimsuit and towel for a swim at the end of the day.  Erica Hellerstein, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5633 C01

CREATURE FEATURE cancelled 

Here is a week of creativity and making art! Create your own creatures and bring them to life with art, storytelling, puppetry and drama. Even our snacks will be creature themed!
Amanda Schreffler, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5071 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 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5617 C02

SUPER SUMMER READERS  

Would you be courageous enough to travel into your favorite book?  Do you love to read? Come along on our journey into some of your favorite books. We will explore several books through hands-on activities, crafts and snacks! Our week will end with a Reader’s Theater performance!  Have fun and improve your reading comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.   Become a fabulous reader this summer!
Jessica Jefferis, M.Ed.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5969 C01

July 21-25

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C04

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

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

AMERICAN GIRL CAMP-FILLED

Join Samantha, Kit , Charissa, McKenna and the other American Girls as we play, laugh, and learn about life in America in different time periods. You will create jewelry, hair accessories, clothing, and more for you and your doll. If you think the American Girl book series is interesting, you will love writing your very own autobiographical American Girl Book.
Check out the American Girl movies. We will end the week with a special tea party with our dolls. So bring your American Girl doll (or any doll) and explore what makes each of us so unique while sharing a special bond as American Girls.
Amy Millar, B.A.
$289 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5089 C01

TOYS AND SEW MUCH MORE

Do you love stuffed animals or soft toys?  Learn to make your very own stuffed animals, soft toy or dolls in this fun sewing class.  Improve your hand and machine sewing skills while you create toys from a pattern or create your own design to sew a unique toy all on your own.  Experiment with a variety of stuffing material, fabric textures and accessories to build one or more soft toy friends!
Prerequisite:  Stitch in Time or some sewing experience.  
Betsy Kruse, M.B.A.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5086 C01

MATH MANIA & COMPUTER FUN

(must be 8 years old)
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 concepts, 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 scan and edit photos (ever want to put your brother’s head on your dog’s body?). You will create super cool PowerPoint presentations and explore the Internet as an educational and fun tool. All Internet surfing will be kid-safe 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!
Michael Blumberg, M.Ed. & Marie Mueller, M.Ed.
$259 (includes all materials)/RCHYC 5413 C01

Rockin Recorder Band

Learn to play your very own Recorder. ( a woodwind instrument) Compose your own song! Make your own Conga-Style drum along with Tambourines and Maracas. A Friday performance will be presented.
Joanne Naylor B.M.
$259 (includes all materials) RCHYC 6014 C01

July 28-Aug 1

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C05

Little Lights Yoga

Find your inner light through the ancient tradition of Yoga for children. Yoga is not just about movements and postures. It also involves breathing, meditation, expressing yourself creatively as well as nourishing and honoring your body. We will use postures, art, music, stories, journaling and cooking as tools to find your inner light. Needed: yoga mat, art smock, towel for sitting outside and comfortable clothing suitable for outside walks and picnics. Just see what is possible when you shine your light on the world!
Debra Crasnick, MSW, RYT
$264 RCHYC 6011 C01

SUPERGYM II

Here’s a chance to fine tune your sports skills such as kicking, striking, throwing, catching, dodging and chasing. They are the basis for many team sports, however, this is not JUST a sports camp. You will play modified versions of common team games like soccer, trashketball, and team handball, along with new games such as Alaskan baseball and Monarch tag. Learn leadership and teamwork skills through cooperative games, and be exposed to a variety of cultures through games from around the world. This camp is a great follow up if you took SuperGym in the past, or for older kids who just enjoy being active and learning new sports.  Bring your swimsuit and towel for a swim at the end of the day.  Erica Hellerstein, B.S.
$259 (includes all materials)/ RCHYC 5633 C02

Tape It to Make It

Come enjoy a week of exploring the craftier side of everyone’s favorite fix it tool-Duct tape. You will create unique, one of a kind items such as wallets, clutches, flower pens, messenger bags, angry birds, pillow animals, and more. So waddle on over to join us quacking for joy while we tape it to make it with duct tape.
Michael Hughes
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6020 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

 

JOURNEY OF THE MIND: CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING TECHNIQUES

Campers will develop creative problem solving methods while having fun in the process! Children will engage in educational programs and activities aimed at creative problem solving, as well as learn strategies and techniques to promote creative behavior. Campers will learn how to generate new ideas, use their imagination and think outside the box. Come along and explore the mind while learning tools and techniques to unlock the door to your own creative powers!

Rachel Mele, BA.

$259  (includes all materials) RCHYC 6024 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

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

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

INLINE SKATING

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

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

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.F.A.  N.B.C.T
$259 (includes all materials/ RCHYC 5031 C06

Aug 11-15

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

SUPER HEROES

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a SUPER hero! Learn about what makes a superhero and even create your own superhero. We will celebrate real super heroes and how we can be one. We will channel DC and Marvel by creating our own comic books starring our own superheroes.
Staci Szymanski
$259 ( includes all materials) RCHYC 6002 C03

Tape It to Make It

Come enjoy a week of exploring the craftier side of everyone’s favorite fix it tool-Duct tape. You will create unique, one of a kind items such as wallets, clutches, flower pens, messenger bags, angry birds, pillow animals, and more. So waddle on over to join us quacking for joy while we tape it to make it with duct tape.
Michael Hughes
$259 (all materials included) RCHYC 6020 C02

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

JOURNEY OF THE MIND: CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING TECHNIQUES

Campers will develop creative problem solving methods while having fun in the process! Children will engage in educational programs and activities aimed at creative problem solving, as well as learn strategies and techniques to promote creative behavior. Campers will learn how to generate new ideas, use their imagination and think outside the box. Come along and explore the mind while learning tools and techniques to unlock the door to your own creative powers!

Rachel Mele, BA.

$259  (includes all materials) RCHYC 6024 C02

 

Early Bird Discounts:   Register before April 1 and receive a 10% discount off published camp prices.

 

All camps are Monday-Friday,  9 am-3:30 pm unless otherwise stated.

Before and After Camp Care
In order to provide for your child’s safety, the College does not permit any child on campus without proper supervision. If you find it necessary to drop off your child early, or pick up your child after camp hours, you must register him/her in the BUCKS Extended Hours program as listed below (Newtown Campus only):

7 - 9 am    $40/week     ($33 week of 7/1)
3:30 - 6 pm  $57/week     ($45 week of 7/1)
am & pm    $72/week     ($57 week of 7/1)

Supervised activities will be provided and arrangements to register may be made on a weekly basis through the summer. Call the Tri-Hampton YMCA at 215-579-6200 for details.