ROEPER SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP 2013 (Grades 6-8)
For summer 2013 our Science Camp will not be held due to construction at our Birmingham campus. We will continue offering these camp during the summer of 2014, please check back next year for more information regarding this program.
The Roeper Summer Science Camp is an opportunity for middle school students who love science to explore science concepts with hands-on activities in real-life situations. We will build science knowledge and experience using inquiry-based activities that employ the scientific method, data collection and pure discovery. Students will learn to relate experimentation and science to the real world in these lively classes.
Science camp is led by The Roeper School science teacher, Wendy Mayer. Wendy holds an Associate’s degree from Schoolcraft College, a Bachelor’s Degree (summa cum laude) in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Science Education from Wayne State University. She has been teaching for nine years and currently teaches 7th and 8th Grade Science, Health and a multitude of middle school science electives.
High Flyin' Science
Explore the final frontier and blast off into outer space! In this class, students will build and test all different kinds of rockets while learning the science behind Astronomy. We will learn about Stars, dive into Black Holes, flash past Comets, and discover other heavenly bodies in and beyond our solar system. From the scientists who made the discoveries to the principles behind space travel, we will go to where no person has gone before!
Arts, Eats and Beakers
Ever wonder just what’s behind the food you eat and the art you create? In this adventure, you will whip up delectable delights and masterpieces of art with creative chemistry. Can you imagine it? Creating your own perfume, designing your own henna tattoo, “flubber” making and tye-dying are just a few of the scientific wonderments you will encounter on this sensory journey.
PROGRAM COST: $250 (due in full with registration)
LUNCH: Students must provide their own lunches.
Refrigeration and vending machines are available.
OTHER FORMS: The necessary forms will be mailed to you with your confirmation letter. All forms must be completed and returned prior to the beginning of your child’s session.