Engaging Creative Minds is looking for high school students to serve as Jr. Counselors for our national award-winning Summer STEAM Insitute®. (We incorporate ART into STEM to make STEAM!)
Jr. Counselors may sign up for one week or more to assist certified teachers, local artists and STEM professionals. Counselors will be engaged in all aspects of our weekly themes that include integrating art experiences with STEM curriculum.
Please note there will be a two-hour mandatory training session during the week of June 10-14 | details to follow.
Week 1 | June 17-21 Rad ReACTIONS | Chemistry For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction and those reactions can be AMAZING! Join us for a week of hands-on learning as we explore chemistry concepts through science experiments, acting, movement, and visual art. And be ready for some (very safe) explosions!
Week 2 | June 24-28 It’s Your Move Use your wits to make the next move! This week will be all about strategy, gaming, and fun! We will design and play our own board games, athletic games, and stage a fun game show. We will work on thinking fast through dramatic improvisation and will discover that even mundane tasks can be made fun through games! And of course, with a title like this, you better believe that we will be MOVING!
Week 3 | July 8-12 It’s a Journey through Outer Space . . . STARring You! Campers will be the stars of their very own sci-fi film during this week that combines science fiction with solar system facts! Learn all about our amazing universe while you also learn tips for movie making. This week will be out of this world!
Week 4 | July 15-19 Amazing Machines How do the machines in our world impact our lives? Join us for a week of robotics, coding, engineering, and imagining the machines of the future. Our maker space will be a spot for Imagineering new machines and dismantling old ones.
Week 5 | July 22-26 Aqua-Camp Come explore the mysteries of the ocean’s depths! We will learn all about the fascinating world beneath the sea and ignite our imagination by creating our own superhero stories. Campers will be invited to imagine the next big screen superhero of the sea while also engaging in hands-on science and arts experiences.
Week 6 | July 29-August 2 Circus of the Imagination Come be part of the greatest show on Earth! Campers will work collaboratively to design their own acts, create props and costume pieces, and engineer some small-scale circus performers inspired by artist, Alexander Calder. It will be an action-packed week of movement, juggling, visual art, and more!