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Summer Camps will run the weeks of:

July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-July 31 and August 3-7, 2015

ATTN:  Due to high demand we have added another section Wizards and Cauldrons Camp

July 20-24, 9am-Noon.

Registration Information 

Please be aware that these dates are subject to change. Please check back for updated information.

A Celebration of Seuss

In this camp children will explore the exciting and creative world of Dr. Seuss!  We will be reading many stories of the famous children's author and learning about some of his most popular characters.  Activities include both creative writing and drawing, as well as projects that incorporate lots of imagination!

Ages: 6-8

Dates: August 3 - August 7

Times: 1 pm - 4 pm

Fee: $130

Arts Around the World

Young artists will explore art from cultures around the world.  Create masks, paintings and murals while learning about traditions and beliefs from far away lands.

Section 1
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time:9 am - Noon
Fee:
$130

Section 2
Ages:
9-12
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Babysitter's Training

Discover the rewarding world of childcare and learn what to do when you are in charge! Learn about child safety, how to "play it safe" and the basics of caring for children while developing your leadership skills. Find out how to prevent and recognize emergency situations, as well as how to provide basic First Aid and CPR for infants and children until an emergency medical team arrives.
Each participant will receive:
American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR card
American Red Cross First Aid Skills card
1 American Red Cross Babysitter's handbook
1 American Red Cross CPR Training kit
1 American Red Cross Bandage Training packet
1 American Red Cross Babysitter Training certificate

Participants Must Attend All Sessions to Receive All Certifications
Ages: 11-15
Dates: July 20 - July 24
Time: 9 am - Noon
Fee: $180

Building Bridges with K'NEX®
Campers will have the opportunity to build seven different replicas of real world bridges. Construct amazing structures such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Bridge and the London Bridge. Our K'NEX® engineers will design, build and name a bridge of their own! Come prepared to test these bridges with your own toy cars!

Ages: 9-12
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Cool Science

Science can be fun and interesting! Children will explore many areas of science including chemistry, life science, earth science, space and more by conducting exciting experiments.
Ages: 6-8
Dates: July 20 - July 24
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Creating Digital Animations

Create computer animations, add sound and simple motion, plus much more using Flash and Image Ready programs. Experience this AWESOME camp!
Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills.

Ages: 9-12
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$155

Creative Lego® Engineering

Our youngest Nittany campers learn basic engineering concepts by playing with Legos®. They will build simple models such as seesaws, rolling vehicles, hand-operated lifts and merry-go-rounds. Pulleys, levers, gears, wheels, axles are all part of the fun!

Section 1
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Section 2
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 20 - July 24
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Section 3
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 27 - July 31
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130


Digital Animation and Computer Gaming Academy

Interested in digital animation? Learn what goes on behind the scenes of animation! Create an animated story using Scratch software! Expand your knowledge and learn the fundamentals of computer gaming.
Ages: 13-15
Dates: July 20 - July 24
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$155

Film Camp

Are you ready to make your debut on stage or behind the scenes? Do you dream of your name in lights? Come to Penn State's Film Camp where campers will learn the ins and outs of both sides of the camera, from script writing to acting to video editing.  We've got it all.  This is a half-day camp that runs for two weeks.

Ages: 13-16

Dates: July 13 - July 24

Time: 9 am - 12 pm

Fee: $275

Fun with Pirates

Ahoy Mateys! It's a Pirate's Life for you during this camp of swashbuckling fun! Did pirates really bury their treasures? Did they have hooks for hands and wooden legs?  Lear how to talk like a pirate, "Arrgh!", how to make knots, play pirate games and learn about the history and cultures of famous pirates throughout time, (Captain Kidd, Blackbeard) and remember, girls were pirates too including: Ann Bonny, Cheng I Sao, and Grace O'Malley.

Campers will learn about history and the cultures of various countries.  CAMPERS CAN FEEL FREE TO DRESS LIKE A PIRATE.

Ages: 8-11

Dates: July 27th - July 31st

Times: 9am - 12pm

Fee: $130

Health Sciences Academy

Discover the relationship between science and healthcare.  Learn about how diseases affect the body and hot to protect against them. Use microscopes and other scientific equipment to explore what bacteria looks like and behaves. Then experience how our high-tech mannequins in our nursing lab can be programmed to simulate patients suffering from various illnesses and how to treat them!

Ages: 12-16

Dates: July 27 - July 31

Time: 9 am - 12 pm

Fee: $155

Lego® Mindstorms® Robotics

Lego®  Mindstorms® NXT, offering state-of-the-art technology, is waiting for you! Build robots, write fundamental computer programs to set your robots in motion, and watch them communicate using Bluetooth technology. Join us for this hands-on robotics experience!
Ages: 10-15
Dates: July 27 - July 31
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Fee:
$155

Robotics Lab

Experience the cutting edge of toy technology! Discover what makes robots move, perform chores and react to the world around them. Robots are yours to keep after the camp. Come build your robot!

Ages: 10-12
Dates: July 27 - July 31
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$155

Junior Robotics Lab

Our youngest robot lovers will be introduced to the parts of a robot, how a robot moves and its involvement in today’s world. Each camper will receive an assembled robot at the beginning of the week and discover, learn and play games and compete in robot competitions!  Robots are yours to keep at the end of camp.

Section 1
Ages:
7-9
Dates: July 27 - July 31
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Fee:
$155

Section 2
Ages:
7-9
Dates: August 3 - August 7
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Fee:
$155

Rocketry Camp

Campers will explore the ins and outs of model rocketry, building and launching model rockets. Build your own rockets and understand why they fly. Become a Nittany rocketeer!
Ages: 9-12
Dates: August 3 - August 7
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$155

Space Camp
Learn what it is like to be a NASA scientist or engineer! For five days, students will explore the engineering design process, robots and rovers, satellites, spacesuits, traveling in space and more!  You will have fun experimenting with space, science topics and be able to participate in a Design Challenge Competition. 
Section 1
Ages:
8-10
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time:9 am - 12 pm
Fee:
$155

Section 2
Ages:
11-13
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 1 pm - 4pm
Fee:
$155

Time Traveler

Take a journey through time using a combination of science, history and myth.  Campers can use their imaginations in the style of "Dr. Who" and explore ancient cultures and people including: Cleopatra and the Egyptian Pharaohs, King Arthur and the early Middle Ages, Helen of Troy and the Greeks and Romans....Look forward to what may be ahead with the Daleks and the Borg of science fiction and other historical and mythical cultures.

Campers will learn to design a coat of arms, build a pyramid, a Trojan horse or a spaceship to travel in the future.

CAMPERS CAN DRESS AS THIER FAVORITE HISTORICAL CHARACTER OR AS DR. WHO

Ages: 8-12

Dates: July 20th - July 24th

Times: 9am - 12pm

Fee: $130 

Wizards and Cauldrons

Children are introduced to literature, mythology, and logic through the imaginary world created by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter novels. Join teams and play Quidditch for muggles. Which team will the "Sorting Hat" place you in?  Wizards and Cauldron is a week of reading, writing, science, logic, art, fun and games!
A note for parents:  If you are unfamiliar with J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter novels, ask your kids to translate. Be assured that the orientation of this camp is literature, science, math, and art.

CAMPERS:  FEEL FREE TO DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE HARRY POTTER CHARACTER ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP!

Section 1
Ages: 8-13
Dates: July 13 - July 17
Time: 9 am - Noon 
Fee:
$130

Section 2

Ages: 8-13

Dates: July 20 - July 24

Time: 9 am - Noon

Fee: $130

Zoo Camp

Learn about animals in America, the Rainorest and even endangered species. Create stories and art. Science will come to life on the last day of camp when special guests arrive!

Ages: 6-8
Dates: August 3 - August 7
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130 

For More information - Please Call Continuing Education:  570--963--2600