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Summer Camps will run the weeks of:

July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28- August 1 and August 4-8, 2014

Registration Information 

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 14th-July 18th
Time:9 am - Noon
Fee:
$130

Section 2
Ages:
9-12
Dates: July 14th-July 18th
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 14th-July 18th
Time: 9 am - Noon
Fee: $180

Youth Basketball Camps

The Penn State Worthington Scranton Youth Basketball Camp is designed to develop the total basketball player.  Campers receive detailed instruction on topics such as: shooting, ball handling, passing, footwork, dribbling, defense, and rebounding. Each camper will participate in basketball games during the week as well as a variety of drills and individual competitions. Each player should wear shirt, shorts, socks and appropriate shoes. Basketball's will be provided. Camp Instructor is Chris Sload -- Penn State Worthington Scranton's men's head basketball coach.

Boys Camp

Ages: 12-15

Dates: July 14th-July 18th

Times: 9am-12pm

Fee: $120

Girls Camp

Ages: 12-15

Dates: July 21st-July 25th

Times: 9am-12pm

Fee: $120

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 14th-July 18th
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Claymation

Craft clay characters and produce an animated movie with a team of Nittany Cub Camp animators. Produce a film with the use of clay, digital photography and your creativity! 
Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills.

Ages: 9-12
Dates: August 4th-August 8th
Time: 9 am - Noon
Fee:
$155

Co-ed Soccer
Learn the basics of youth soccer. Develop confidence and proficiency in offensive and defensive positions, kicking, shooting, passing, heading and throw-ins through drills and small side games.
Equipment & Facilities:
Playing space is readily available on Penn State Worthington Scranton’s outdoor fields. In case of rain, activities will be moved into our gymnasium. Each player should wear shirt, shorts, socks, shin guards and appropriate shoes. Soccer balls will be provided.

Ages: 7-13
Dates: July 28th-August 1st
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Fee:
$180

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 28th-August 1st
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 14th-July 18th
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 14th-July 18th
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Section 2
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 21st-July 25th
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Section 3
Ages:
6-8
Dates: July 28th-August 1st
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

Section 4
Ages:
6-8
Dates: August 4th-August 8th
Time: 9 am - Noon
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: August 4th-August 8th
Time: 1 pm - 4 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 28th-August 1st
Time: 9 am - Noon
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 28th-August 1st
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 28th-August 1st
Time: 9 am - Noon
Fee:
$155

Section 2
Ages:
7-9
Dates: August 4th-August 8th
Time: 9 am - Noon
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 4th-August 8th
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 21th-July 25th
Time:9 am - Noon 
Fee:
$155

Section 2
Ages:
11-13
Dates: July 21th-July 25th
Time: 1 pm - 4pm
Fee:
$155

Wizards and Cauldrons

Children are introduced to literature, mythology, and logic through the imaginary world created by J.K. Rowling's 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 the 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!
Ages: 8-13
Dates: July 14th-July 18th
Time: 9 am - Noon 
Fee:
$130

Zoo Camp

Learn about animals in America, the Rainforest 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 4th-August 8th
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Fee:
$130

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