Jr. Camp Counselors

Are you looking to fulfill volunteer hours? 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

Merlin’s Magic: Prepare to enter a mystical realm of potions and wands with a mind-blowing week of science and art that bubbles, fizzes, and foams. It’s Magic! – Or is it? Our eyes can play tricks on us. Neil deGrasse Tyson said, “It’s not magic – it’s SCIENCE!” Prime your imagination and get ready to go on an amazing journey!

Week 2

Let’s Invent!: Come ready to design and build the next AMAZING product of the future. From Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, we’ll explore how art, creativity and design are at the core of all inventions. Use your own imagination and entrepreneurial vision to imagine the amazing inventions of tomorrow!

Week 3

Totally Techno: We’re geeking out just thinking about this totally rad week of exploring the tech revolution! Design a recycled robot, explore simple circuits, create fluorescent art, and learn some sweet 80s dance moves! It will be, like, totally awesome!

Week 4

Super Powers Activate!: Join us as we play with the idea of "super powers"- both imaginary and real. We'll explore superhero powers from Atlantis to Wakanda. We'll also discover our own internal "super powers" including perseverance, creative thinking, and problem-solving. Up, up and away to a POWERful week of camp!

Week 5

Shoot for the Moon: Ready to launch in 3...2...1! Design, build and release your very own rocket. The sky’s the limit this week where we’ll also explore glow paint, shadow art and the amazing milky way! The fun will be out of this world!

Week 6

Power-On Your Imagination: Come explore potential and kinetic energy as we dive into the scientific exploration of energy in our world and within the human body. Learn all about circuits, electricity, and alternative energy. Get moving and Power-On during this FUN-filled, energetic week!

Apply to be a Jr. Camp Counselor!

This program is supported by Arts Grow SC, which is funded by the South Carolina Arts Commission and the South Carolina Department of Education through American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds.