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STEM Track

WEEK 1 - wacky science!

GRADES: 1-6

DATES: June 6- June 10

Do you enjoy crazy experiments and learning about the cool stuff we can create with science? Then Wacky Science specialty camp is for you! Working with our STEM Specialty Camp Instructor (who will teach all the STEM specialties this summer), campers will conduct awesome experiments and hypothesize on the outcomes, build special science projects with outrageous capabilities, and learn all about how crazy and fun science can be! 

WEEK 2 - Science of cooking

GRADES: 4-6

DATES: June 13- June 17

Previously “Kid’s Kitchen”, the Science of Cooking specialty camp will still have campers engage with classic cooking tasks and fun recipes, but also focus on the role that science plays in these processes. Learn about various cooking styles, measurements, nutrition, and more...not to mention eating lots of yummy and healthy food! 

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WEEK 3 - Science of cooking jr.

GRADES: 1-3

DATES: June 20- June 24

All the fun and learning of Week 2’s Science of Cooking but differentiated for our younger campers!  

WEEK 4 - space camp 

GRADES: 3-6

DATES: June 27 - July 1

Have you always wondered what it would be like to go to space? Are you interested in planets, the moon, rockets, and even aliens?! Then this is the specialty camp for you! The Camp Davis Astronauts will cover all of these topics with fun space games and experiments. All campers in this specialty will also receive a copy of the choose-your-own-adventure book Race to the Moon by Bill Doyle and Sarah Sax!  

WEEK 5 - no specialty camps this week!

WEEK 6 - lego robotics/advanced lego 

GRADES: 4-6

DATES: July 11 - July 15 

Create, imagine, and innovate with our advanced Lego specialty! Working with Lego professionals, our campers will inspire each other to build custom creations as well as work towards set models. Our advanced Lego session also will delve into the world of Lego robotics! This offering is a must for our most creative Lego enthusiasts!  

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WEEK 7 - Lego Jr.

GRADES: 1-3

DATES: July 18 - July 22

Lego Jr. will offer the same fun and creativity as our advanced Lego program in Week 6 but will spend some extra time on the basics of building. Lego Jr. also will not cover any Lego robotics but instead will be supplemented with extra projects and fun!  

WEEK 8 - MACCABIA: cOLOR WAR

GRADES: K-8

DATES: July 25-July 29

The summer is almost over and it is time for one of the greatest Camp Davis traditions- the Maccabia games! This is an incredible week of camp where children are divided up into three different teams. We spend the entire week competing in different athletic, artistic, and ruach based events. Sportsmanship is the key to a victory this week, as children learn the importance of winning- and losing- with their heads held high. 

 

Maccabia week at Camp Davis is unlike any other week. There are no field trips or specialty tracks. Children spend a large portion of the day in mixed age groupings. Because of this alternative schedule, we strongly recommend that campers have experienced additional weeks of camp before attending during week 8.

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