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Enrichment Camps

Camp cost and hours vary. Please click individual links to view details.

Lunch is included for full-day camps. Before-and after-camp care will be available at an additional cost for most camps.

Week of June 24

Engineering and Problem Solving

Do you love designing and building things for a specific purpose? How do you design and build a grabbing device that will move an egg safely? These and other problems will engage and excite you as you learn about various physics concepts and enjoy our hands-on learning experiences. In this camp, students will be introduced to the Engineering Design Cycle and then implement this process as they creatively solve given problems. You will discover various propulsion systems, including:gears, balloons, springs, elastic bands, wind, water wheel, magnets, chemical reactions and gravity.

Public Speaking

Summer Public Speaking provides students the opportunity to earn .25 required graduation credit hours in one week! Through active participation, students will learn the essential researching, composing and delivering skills necessary for oral presentations.

Week of July 8

Summer Public Speaking provides students the opportunity to earn .25 required graduation credit hours in one week! Through active participation, students will learn the essential researching, composing and delivering skills necessary for oral presentations.

Week of July 15

Public Speaking

Summer Public Speaking provides students the opportunity to earn .25 required graduation credit hours in one week! Through active participation, students will learn the essential researching, composing and delivering skills necessary for oral presentations.

Summer Reading Seminar

Use your summer reading assignment or any literature you read this summer to improve your skills and get ready for the school year. This class is designed for students who will be high school freshmen or sophomores during the 2019-20 school year.

Week of July 22

Getting Ready for Algebra 1 "Week 1"

Students will practice basic math skills through: projects, games and interaction with others. Fundamental concepts, structure, and applications of algebra will be introduced. The course is designed to hone and support their math skills and provide students entering Algebra I with a basic foundation for that class.

Getting Ready for Algebra II "Week 1"

Did you forget some algebraic concepts while focusing attention on Geometry? Then get prepared for Algebra II this summer! Review Algebra I concepts and begin your exploration of Algebra II. Review: solving equations, inequalities, functions, exponents, polynomials and more! Get a head start on understanding quadratics and rational functions.

Public Speaking

Summer Public Speaking provides students the opportunity to earn .25 required graduation credit hours in one week! Through active participation, students will learn the essential researching, composing and delivering skills necessary for oral presentations.

Week of July 29

Magic Chemistry: (Morning Session or afternoon sessions available)

You don’t have to be a witch or a sorcerer to perform magic, you just have to have to know chemistry! Learn how to: turn a flame green, set ice on fire, or write a secret message with invisible ink. You can turn pennies into silver and gold, light a candle using smoke, and rub your fingers together to make them glow in the dark and smoke! These magic tricks are no sleight of hand. They all involve chemistry and have simple explanations, but you don’t need to let your audience know that!

Please note: Campers have an option of a morning session or an afternoon session. These are both the same class. 

Getting Ready for Algebra 1 "Week 2"

Students will practice basic math skills through: projects, games and interaction with others. Fundamental concepts, structure, and applications of algebra will be introduced. The course is designed to hone and support their math skills and provide students entering Algebra I with a basic foundation for that class.

Getting Ready for Algebra II "Week 2"

Did you forget some algebraic concepts while focusing attention on Geometry? Then get prepared for Algebra II this summer! Review Algebra I concepts and begin your exploration of Algebra II. Review: solving equations, inequalities, functions, exponents, polynomials and more! Get a head start on understanding quadratics and rational functions.

College Guidance Seminar (Pennington students only)

Summer College Guidance Seminar provides Pennington students with all they need to know to navigate the essentials of the college research, application and admission process. Topics covered include: the Common Application®, The Coalition Application®, interview skills, college essay writing and completion, SAT, ACT, SAT IIs, APs, TOEFL, and other tests, and much more!