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Penn State Lehigh Valley 2014 Summer Youth Camp Schedule

Penn State Lehigh Valley’s summer camps provide an educational and fun experience to area youth. Campers are challenged with projects, crafts, and activities that lead them to explore exciting new fields. Camp programs and curriculum are continuously being developed to offer new challenges and opportunities in the areas of: engineering, mathematics, science, technology, and writing.

For students entering grades 1-12. 

July 14-25, 2014. Each camp is 1/2 day from 9 AM - noon or 1-4 PM

 

The Literacy Lab July 14 – July 25  

Campers entering grade 1

Adventures in reading, writing, experimenting, and summer fun focusing on helpful skills for young learners. (AM)

Register online

 

Splash Lab July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grade 1

Swimming lessons and activities at the Swim-In Zone. (PM)

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Travel the World July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 2-3

Our senses take us on a travel around the globe while our pens create the tales of Germany, Mongolia, Argentina, Iceland, and more...come write the world this summer! (AM)

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Drama Dabblers July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 2-3

Reading, acting, writing plays! That's what this camp is all about. (PM)

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Splash Lab July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 2-3

Swimming lessons and activities at the Swim-In Zone. (PM)

Register online

 

Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting Pop-up Books July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 4, 5 & 6

Create drawings and paintings that will become part of a pop-up book. (PM)

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Clay and Sculptural Creations July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 4, 5 & 6

Discover the world of three-dimensional art working with a variety of materials. (AM)

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Comedy Writers: Let's Get Punny July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 4, 5 & 6

From puns to parodies, explore humor writing by reading works that will make you laugh out loud and publishing your own funny stories. (AM)

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Tales and Trails of Treasure Hunting July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 4, 5 & 6

Hunt for caches, design containers, and discover more about the many types of treasure hunts that await the adventurous. (PM)

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Rocketry July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 7, 8 & 9

Learn the principles of how rockets work as well as how to design and build model rockets. (AM)

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Robotics July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 7, 8 & 9

Spend the afternoon in our Engineering Lab, beginning with a classroom lesson, followed by hands-on lab activities. (PM)

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Sports Writing July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 7, 8 & 9

Grab your notebook, camera, and pen and huddle up! Learn to write game stories, human interest/feature stories and opinion columns. We'll look at videos, create videos, play outside, read books and magazines and work with guest speakers from the world of sports. An evening field trip is in the works. (PM)

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Small Beams of Light July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 7, 8 & 9

Learn how children and the stories they created kept hope alive in the dystopian world of the Holocaust. (AM)

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High School Writers Workshop July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 9, 10, 11 & 12

A true writing workshop in which writers create and share their writing. Work in any genre and on any aspect of writing you'd like to pursue. Daily readings from writers, both famous and otherwise, are included. (AM)

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S3 Sultry Summer Solutions July 14 – July 25

Campers entering grades 9, 10, 11 & 12

Open the doors to hidden math patterns, brain teasers, and more in this summer camp that offers math enrichment, graphing calculators, and SAT review for a range of abilities and interests. (PM)

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Extended care option available

Mornings beginning at 8 AM and afternoons until 5:30 PM M-Thur and 5:00 PM Fridays.


For more information, visit us online at www.sycroar.org or call us at 610-285-5058.