Summer Camps 

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LEARN IN PERSON

Camps held at Homewood Science Center, 18022 Dixie Highway in Homewood, follow public health protocols. Families must agree to follow these protocols in order to participate in person.  

Digital Fix: Ages 11-13 / $160 per student

July 11, 12, 13, 14  &  July 18, 19, 20, 21 / 3 - 5pm

7 students min / 15 students max / iPad or Laptop*

Teacher: Mary Baker

GREEN SCREEN MOVIE SCENE: It all starts with an idea! Students will collaborate to bring visual stories to life. Throughout the design phases of pre-production, production, and post-production, we'll cover techniques to produce photo and video content using green screen technology. Invite your family to a VIP premiere party during our final class with a chance to debut your project in the Michael Wexler Theater.
BUILD AN APP: Work in teams to design a mobile app that can help solve a problem. Teams will come up with an original app idea and go hands on with MIT App Inventor to develop a prototype.

 

Makey Makey Design Studio: Ages 8-11 / $150 per student

June 20, 21, 22, 23 / 1 - 3pm / Laptop*

12 students min / 20 students max

Teacher: Andrea Beaty

Ever want to design your own game? In this camp students use a Makey Makey circuit board to bring a game to life. Students will use Scratch to code and customize a game they design out of cardboard. Grab a friend and come make some fun! The camp fee includes a Makey-Makey kit for each student.

Crafty Learners: Ages 4-7 / $100 per student
June 20, 21, 22, 23 / 10am - 12pm 
7 students min / 15 students max
Teachers: Brandi Hardin, Kimberly Brunson
Young learners will get creative with craft and art projects that will inspire their interest in a variety of science topics. Children also practice imagination and experimentation as they invent new ways to create art.

EC STEM Camp: Ages 5-8 / $100 per student

June 27, 28, 29, 30 / 10am - 12pm

7 students min / 15 students max

Teachers: Tikia Cross and Kimberly Brunson

Young learners go in-depth with STEM topics as we expand on our PopUp SCIENCE @Home lessons with our EC STEM superstars, Mrs. Tikia and Mrs. Kim! Daily vocabulary, math challenges, videos, and more are paired with hands-on activities.

HSC Kid News: Ages 10-12 / $100 per student
August 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / 10am - 12pm
7 students min / 12 students max 
Teacher: Phillip Lee
Students will investigate community science topics and then will communicate what they have they have learned using a video news format.

Crime Scene Investigation: Ages 8-10 / $100 per student 
July 11, 12, 13, 14 / 10am - 12pm
8 students min / 16 students max 
Teacher: Dominique Barksdale
Students will have a chance to explore the world of forensics during this fun and interactive four-day camp led by Dominique Barksdale. Dominique has taught forensic science in the US and China. Your family may have met Dominique at STEM Saturdays! In this workshop, students have the opportunity to explore Fingerprinting Techniques, DNA Analysis, Evidence Detection and Collection, and Crime Scene Investigation.

*DEVICE REQUIREMENTS
 We encourage students to bring their own tablets or laptops if possible. If not, we have a supply of loaner devices for students to use. Homewood Science Center is not responsible for loss, damage, or theft. Students assume responsibility for their devices.