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Investigation Camps

For children ages 9-11 entering 4th-6th Grade in the fall. Arts & Sciences offers fun and affordable summer camps that embody our school culture of honoring the whole child – cognitive, social and emotional development. Camps are led by experienced teachers and groups are divided by age. Camp activities are uniquely designed to meet the abilities and interests of each age group to foster a memorable summer camp experience. 

CAMP TIMES: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm. Beforecare (8:30am-9am) and Aftercare (3pm-5:30pm) are available for an additional charge.

COST:  Investigation camps are $325 per week with no additional fees for materials. ECECD subsidies accepted.  Financial Aid is available.

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Week 1 – Wilderness Exploration

June 10 – June 14   Cost of Camp: $324

In this camp, we will spend time outside in the natural environment hiking, playing, and exploring our beautiful wilderness areas. We will learn wilderness preparedness skills while fostering curiosity and respect for the natural world. Hiking is such a special way to spend your time, so come join us as we go out and explore!
Lead Teacher: Adelyn Smith & Cathy Weber

Week 2 – Robotics

June 17 – June 21   Cost of Camp: $325

Unleash the fun and learning with our Robotics Summer Camp featuring LEGO robotics! Join us for a week packed with hands-on excitement as kids explore the world of robotics through the creativity of LEGO EV-3 and Technic building blocks. Campers will delve into the basics of programming, engineering, and teamwork, all while crafting their own cool LEGO robots. Get ready to bring our LEGO creations to life!
Lead Teacher: Nate Moore

Week 3 – Game Time

June 24 – June 28   Cost of Camp: $325

Creativity and competition! Games help to develop collaboration, critical thinking, reasoning, and other essential skills through fun and play. In this camp, we begin by exploring games we love, playing group favorites, and learning new games as well. Our games are played both inside and outside, focusing on collaboration and sportsmanship as we explore different games from around the world. We incorporate creativity, movement, and strategy. We may even invent a new game!
Lead Teacher: Nate Moore

Week 4 – Inventor’s Workshop

July 8 – July 12   Cost of Camp: $325

In this camp, we explore inventions in our daily lives and have the opportunity to make and build unique creations. We practice creativity and critical thinking as we learn about how things work. The camp involves group collaboration on projects and independent construction time. We will take apart different inventions to explore how things are made; read stories about inventors and inventions to find inspiration; and use recycled and repurposed materials to build our very own inventions!
Lead Teacher: Nate Moore

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Week 5 – Music and Math

July 15 – July 19   Cost of Camp: $325

Get ready to harmonize the worlds of music and math. Join us for a rhythmic adventure where budding music and math enthusiasts discover the fascinating connections. Through interactive activities and hands-on experiments, campers explore the mathematical principles that underlie the beauty of music, enhancing their understanding in a fun and dynamic way. From rhythm patterns to exploring mathematical concepts through musical instruments, we blend the joy of music with the beauty of math.
Lead Teacher: Nate Moore

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Week 2 – Math = Creative

July 22 – July 26

Cost of Camp: $25-$325 Sliding scale offered. FREE week-long camp for students from households with annual income less than the median income in Santa Fe: $58,000 per year.

Math = Creative camp focuses on doing math problems that reveal the beauty, creativity, and freedom of math. Through this camp, we learn about the importance and power of imagination for doing and understanding math. We use games, art, magic, and fun math problems. By working together in small groups and sharing our ideas, we develop a positive community of mathematicians who appreciate and enjoy math on a deeper level.
Lead Teacher: Nate Moore