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STEMCATS Kids!

STEMCats Kids! are half-day weekly summer camps designed for ages 6-10. Camps are offered in the morning and afternoon, occur Monday through Friday, and will be offered from July 13th  to August 7th, 2020. 
 
Please see our camp descriptions below!

Explore the natural world including insects, soil, and fish to learn basics of biology and chemistry. We will make fun science-related crafts and lots of slime to answer the questions “Why are fish so slimy?”, “How does fermentation and rot work?” and many more!

Age group: 1st and 2nd grade

Each Camper will Explore:

  • Slimy Fish
  • Bees and Flowers
  • Worms, Beetles, and Rot
  • Spiders, Scorpions, and Snakes
  • Sticky, Slimy, and Slippery Slime!

Offered:

July 20 - 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
August 3 - 7, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week
 


Get hands-on

with science in our geology camp! We will get up close and personal with rocks, minerals, and geological processes using samples, models, and experiments. Bring home minerals that you grow in camp and erupt volcanoes!

Age Group: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade

Each Camper will Explore:

  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes

Offered:

August 3 - 7, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week
 

Explore our solar system! We will look at planets, stars, meteors and space junk, all leading up to a Mission to Mars! Kids will make models, read books, play games and design a habitat biome!

Age Group: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade

     Each Camper will Explore:

  • Suns, Stars, and Black Holes
  • Our Solar System
  • The Moon
  • Meteors, Comets, and Space Junk
  • Mission to Mars!

Offered:

July 20 - 24, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week
 

Learn about the gross sides of biology, environmental science, and chemistry! We will take a trip down the digestive system, get up close to stinky food, and make lots of different kinds of slime! This camp uses stories, crafts, and models to make science fun!

Age Group: 3rd and 4th grade

Each Camper will Explore:

  • How noses detect the chemistry of objects around us
  • Why fish are slimy
  • How the digestive system works
  • Why/how food decomposes 
  • How chemistry can change the physical properties of objects

 Offered:

July 13 - 17, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
July 27 - 31, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week
 

Learn the basics of paleontology and geological history using dinosaurs! We will explore geological and paleontological concepts like the geological time scale, fossilization processes, and biological ideas, like "what is a species?"

Age Group: 1st and 2nd Grade

Each Camper will Explore:

  • Geological Time and Dinosaur Ancestors
  • The World of the Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaur Families and Species
  • Paleontology
  • Meteorites and Extinction

Offered:

July 13 - 17, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week

Learn about the world around you and the basics of how food gets on our plates with our Garden Science camp! We will be learning about compost, how plants grow and the ways that plants use animals to survive. Campers will come home with seed-tape, mini composters, and vegetable starts to prepare them for gardening season!

Age Group: 3rd and 4th grade

Each Camper will Explore:

  • Interspecies interactions between plants and animals
  • Learn about how plants grow and their relationships with pollinators
  • Make your own seed tape, vegetable starts, and mini composter
  • Explore the ideas of waste, garbage, recycling, and composting

Offered:

July 27 - 31, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
 
Cost: $299 per camper per week
 

For questions regarding the camp, please call CWU-Sammamish at 425-392-2110 or email cwu_sammamish@cwu.edu

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