2018 Grade School Academic Camps

 

Boys and Girls Science Academy - $65.00
June 25 - 28  Duchesne High School room 10
Grades 5 - 8, 8:00 am - 10:00 am. (limited to 20 students)

Camp Description: Do you want to get your MIND and HANDS on science? Explore! Experiment! Experience the excitement of science! Campers will discover the mysteries of science through laboratory activities in physical science, biology, chemistry and physics. Science was NEVER this much FUN!
Lead instructor: Duchesne science teacher Kris Witzel (kwitzel@duchesne-hs.org)

Boys and Girls Escape This! - $65.00
2 Sessions - each limited to 16
June 4 - 7 - Duchesne Room 10, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
June 18 - 21 - Duchesne Room 10, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Grades 6 - 8

Camp Description:  Do you enjoy challenges?  Do you like puzzles? Ever been to an Escape Room? This camp is for those who want to have fun playing games that teach critical thinking, teamwork, and complex & creative problem solving.  We'll work with a collection of locks, hidden contraptions, timers, keys, and other "diversion hardware" to play ultra-engaging Breakout games.  Somtimes competitive, sometimes cooperative - always fun!  Duchesne science teacher Kris Witzel (kwitzel@duchesne-hs.org)

Boys and Girls Robotics Camp - $100.00
July 9 12 
Grades 6 - 8, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Camp Description: At the Duchesne Robotics Camp, campers will be introduced to the Lego EV3 Mindstorm as well as other robotic projects such as building an underwater drone.  Campers will get first-hand experience on basic coding principles as well as being able to work as a team to accomplish goals.  If you have any interest in robots and programming, this camp is for you!  Duchesne computer science teacher Brandon Stringer (bstringer@duchesne-hs.org)

Boys and Girls Exploring Foreign Languages Camp - $70.00
July 16 - 20 
Grades 6 - 8, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Camp Description: Prep your child for High-School with this language camp. Children will discover cultures and vocabulary from French, German and Spanish speaking countries with games, songs, and videos in an immersion setting. Last day will see a pot luck party!  Lead instructor Duchesne French instructor Madame Lauricella (llauricella@duchesne-hs.org)

Boys and Girls Video Production Camp - $75.00
July 9 - 12 
Grades 7 - 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Camp Description: With technology becoming more and more integrated into our every day life, mastering the skill of video production is becoming an asset in the work place.  Video production can lead to a variety of careers in acaemia, news and sports broadcast, Hollywood filmmaking, and marketing, just to name a few.  It's also a fantastic outlet for creativity and just a good way to have fun.  In this summer camp, you will learn the basics of video production and work on your own project base on what you'd like to pursue or learn.  Already have some experience in video production?  Even better, it's time to challenge yourself and up your video production game!  Lead instruction Duchesne Video Media Instructor Ryan Doyle (rdoyle@duchesne-hs.org)

Boys and Girls Creative Writing Camp - $50.00
July 9 - 12 
Grades 7 - 8, 1:30 om - 3:30 pm

Camp Description: Do you have a good idea for a short story, novel or movie script?  Have you ever wanted to write a story, but are unsure of how to start or plagued with writer's bloc?  In this creative writing camp, you will work on creating your own unique stories and characters.  You'll receive helpful feedback from a creative writing teacher and your peers.  It's time to take your ideas to the next level?  Lead instructor Duchesne Writing Instructor Ryan Doyle (rdoyle@duchesne-hs.org)