SS-ROV (Seafloor Science and Remotely Operated Vehicle) Day Campdelivers week-long STEM summer day camps at Monterey High, hosted by MAOS (Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Sciences). Camps are offered for two age groups -- Level I: 8-10 (entering grades 3-5) and Level II: 11-14 (entering grades 6-9). STEM activities focus on ocean exploration and the science, technology, and operations that enable it. Team-oriented challenges engage students in applying the scientific method and various ocean technologies in a real-world framework of discovery. Exciting, student-directed missions incorporate electronics, programming, designing, building and driving underwater ROVs, sensors, seafloor geology, and biology. Field trip to wharf included. All activities take place on land. Only the ROVs get wet! Certificate of Accomplishment provided at end of camp. Enrollment $430. Three sessions: June 19-23 (Level II), July 10-14 (Level I), and July 24-28 (Level II). Camp hours: 8am to 4:30pm. To learn more and to register, visit www.ssrovcamp.org.
Ventana Wilderness Society
Natural Science Discovery Camp
Meaningful experiences in nature are what inspires passion for stewardship - whether it be quietly journaling in the shade of a giant redwood, kayaking into Elkhorn Slough, or having a condor soar so close overhead that the rustle of its feathers can be heard. VWS works to inspire hope for humans and wildlife to thrive together by offering meaningful educational experiences for all ages.
For more information, or to sign up call 831-800-7421 or email Alena Porte AlenaPorte@ventanaws.org or www.ventanaws.org
Camp Sea Lab Day Camp is a perfect opportunity for youth ages 8-16 to get a glimpse of the vast diversity that the ocean environment has to offer. Campers spend days immersed in marine habitats with a variety of hands-on activities! Classes begin June 11. For more information go to www.campsealab.org
All Saints' Summer Camps
Located in sunny Carmel Valley, All Saints' Day School offers 5 weeks of summer camps including over 50 different classes - a unique blend of tech, arts, academics, and outdoor activities. Summer school begins June 26. www.asds.org
Sample of coursework:
STEAM – Rube Goldberg Machines for Young Inventors – Kim Raisbeck and Kevin Day. Are you ready to discover your inner engineer and creative problem-solver, deepen your creativity and ingenuity, and develop a cheerful growth mindset? Invent and design hilariously elaborate machines to perform simple tasks.
Sciensational – Make It and Take It Home. In this hands-on, fun, & exciting program, you will discover how amazing science is. You will make and take home a wide assortment of toys designed to teach you science concepts in a hands-on way. Grow and take home a crystal tree. Make an energy bead bracelet and watch as those amazing beads turn from white to a rainbow of colors before your eyes. Build a working electric motor.
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