STEAM camp

Science. Technology. Engineering. Art. Math.

For campers entering grades 2 through 8, STEAM are the best Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math summer camp programs around.

 

All STEAM camps are held at the Big Camp in Reisterstown.

 

STEAM campers will participate in fun and exciting STEAM activities during the day (see schedule below), and they also will enjoy swimming, nature, waterfront, sports and more, including the Camp Carnival, Shabbat, Flagpole and more!  

our schedule For summer 2022

Week 1: June 20 – June 24

Learn how to bake and ornately decorate cupcakes that will be the envy of your family and friends… then face-off for the title of BEST CUPCAKE 2022!

From Earth to the outer planets, explore the physics of space, how astronauts live, and launch different kinds of rockets! Campers will take home a rocket at the end of the week!

Learn about lyrics and how to write a song… after creating your own musical masterpiece, use unconventional materials to make your own play instrument and jam together as a group!

Week 2: June 27 – July 1

Mix up everyone’s favorite diner menu options: milkshakes, breakfast burritos, banana split strawberries, hash browns, homemade soups, and more!

Learn how to utilize the Engineering Design Process to solve problems and complete challenges such as building brides, skyscrapers, and spheres. Enjoy creative free-building and challenge yourself to work independently and as a team!

In this fun-filled animation series, campers will gain technical and artistic skills in order to collaborate with each other and create their very own stop-motion movies. For inspiration, campers will get to watch historical clips of stop-motion cinema and learn how the magic is made.

Learn how to create the perfect play, including the theme, action, characters, plot, and music. Then collaborate with your fellow campers to write a play and star in it!

Week 3: July 5 – July 8
(no camp on Monday, July 4)

Whip up delicious treats and explore the chemistry that goes into making them. Learn how to bake biscuits, chocolate croissants, fruit pastries, pizzas, cookies, and event more scrumptious dishes!

Conduct science experiments that will create a work of art for you to take home! Explore the full color spectrum, make your own playdough, and use chemistry, physics, and engineering principles to create masterpieces! From tie-dye to ice sculptures, this will be the perfect blend between rainbows and eruptions.

Use the most ordinary objects to make the most extraordinary things! The sky is the limit… make a building, build a town, design a mall, construct an amusement park… let your imagination run wild in this fun hands-on camp class!

Week 4: July 11 – July 15

Budding chemists will conduct experiments connecting real-world materials with scientific principles. Learn about the elements on an interactive Period Table, create your own slime recipes, mix eruptions, cause explosions, and even make elephant toothpaste!

Use your imagination and arts and crafts materials to create your own board game. From designing the concept to making the board and game pieces, the fun you’ll have in this class is sure to continue when you take your game home to play with family and friends!

Learn how robots work, how sensors allow robots to maneuver, and decide which actions to take based on the sensor inputs while you make and assemble your own play robot!

Week 1: June 28 – July 2

Create your very own epic role-playing game where your characters will come to life on the screen! Save your games to play over and over again at home.
Spend the week exploring a mix of all of your favorite science experiments, on all subjects! Each day will be full of chemistry, physics, engineering, and art. This class is great for campers with various interests who want to keep their hands busy!
Learn how to choose ingredients, form recipes, and work together in groups to create your own edible masterpieces – may the best dish win!

Week 2: July 5 – 9

Learn basic Scratch coding skills to code WeDo Lego Robotics. With programmable Legos, build projects such as a Batmobile, Space Shuttle, and more in this hands-on coding class!
Travel across the Milky Way while experimenting with screaming balloon rockets, use solar glasses, use a star finder, build a telescope, construct and launch an airburst rocket, create a glow in the dark model of Saturn, design a UV-bracelet, build a sun-dial, and a model of our solar system!
Whip up delicious treats and explore the chemistry that goes into making them. Learn how to bake biscuits, chocolate croissants, fruit pastries, pizzas, cookies, and even more scrumptious dishes!

Week 3: July 12 – 16

Measure and record rainfall, create a water cycle wheel, build a weather station, learn about the Greenhouse Effect, create a terrarium, design your own tornadoes, and even create “snow” during the summer!
Conduct cool science experiments using DNA, fingerprinting, fiber analysis, and anatomy. Collect clues, identify suspects, and solve crimes using crime-fighting tool kits!
Mix up everyone’s favorite diner menu options: milkshakes, breakfast burritos, banana split strawberries, hash browns, homemade soups, and more!

Week 4: July 19 – 23

Dash and Dot are cleverbots created by Wonder Workshop that can sing, dance, navigate courses, and respond to voice commands. Using a tablet and apps, practice coding the robots to participate in a variety of different challenges and to create new behaviors.
Have a blast learning the FUNdamentals of the forces of nature and the science of motion. Explore magnetism, centripetal force, inertia, momentum, gravity, air pressure, electricity, and explosions!
Mix cooking and art to create Chocolate Galaxy Bark, Edible Slime, Magical Forest Cupcakes, Pink Piglets, Quilt Pizzas, Strawberry Ladybugs, and so many more edible masterpieces in this amazingly delicious hands-on cooking class!

examples of our schedule from summer 2020

Week 1

  • Chef Challenge
  • Junior Meteorologist
  • Video Game Making
  • Robot Building

Week 2

  • Diner Delights
  • Stop Motion Explosion
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Space & Rocketry

Week 3

  • Bake Lab
  • Lego WeDo Meets Scratch
  • Cosmos Astronomy
  • Funky Physics

Week 4

  • Edible Art
  • Dash and Dot Robots
  • Young Physicians
  • Special Effects Make-Up
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