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Summer Spartan Academy STEM Programming

at Marian Catholic High School

 
Camp classes: 1-3rd grades, 4-5th grades, 6-8th grades
Each class staffed by a certified teacher and assistant. 
Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 4:30 with extended care available
Weekly Fee: $230.00, includes one athletic camp and field trip.
 
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Spartan Academy STEAM Camp Information: Week-by-Week

(6/10-6/14) Week 1: Food Science, Chemistry and Engineering
As populations around the world grow, feeding people safely and efficiently becomes increasingly important. Knowledge of food chemistry, biotechnology, food safety and engineering is needed to meet these challenges. During this week, from pasta making to candy making to testing "The 5 Second Rule", students will investigate various aspects of science and engineering related to food. Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
Sports Offerings Week 1    
Girls:
Basketball - Grades 1-4,5-8
Soccer - Grades 5-8
Softball - Grades 5-8
Boys:
Football - Grades 4-8
Soccer - Grades 5-8
 
 
(6/17-6/21) Week 2: Sports Science, Technology and Engineering
Do science, technology and sports have much in common? Your student will spend the week investigating this concept by examining the cutting edge technology being used to develop and further a variety of sports from soccer to volleyball to basketball. Using this knowledge, your student will create a new sport or technology to assist a current sport of their choosing! Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
Sports Offerings Week 2    
Girls:
Tennis - Grades 4-8
Boys:
Tennis - Grades 4-8
 
 
(6/24-6/28) Week 3: Forensic Science
Everyone loves a good mystery, right? Problem solving and collaboration will be highlighted this week as students use these skills along with forensic science techniques to solve various mysteries. Learn how real forensic scientists investigate and solve crimes! Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
Sports Offerings Week 3    
Girls:
Golf - Grades 6-8
Boys:
Baseball - Grades 5-8
Golf - Grades 6-8
 
 
(7/8-7/12) Week 4: Space Science and Engineering
The future may be closer than we think! Give your young astronaut a boost ahead and journey with us as we explore the possibilities of traveling to and living on Mars. Students will research and determine what is needed for a journey to Mars and brainstorm and collaborate to create a workable vision for their own Mars colony. Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
Sports Offerings Week 4    
Girls:
Cheerleading - Grades 2-8
Fencing I - Grades 6-8
Volleyball - Grades 4-6, 7-8
Boys:
Fencing I - Grades 6-8
 
 
(7/15-7/19) Week 5: Environmental Science and Engineering
What is your effect on the world? What do environmental engineers do to affect the world? Students will delve into current environmental issues such as pollution and recycling and how they can make a difference. The latest technologies will be examined and evaluated to assist students in becoming environmental engineers and inventing new technologies to save the Earth! Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
Sports Offerings Week 5    
Girls:
Fencing II - Grades 6-8
Lacrosse - Grades 6-8
Boys:
Basketball - Grades 5-8
Fencing II - Grades 6-8
Lacrosse - Grades 6-8
 
 
(7/22-7/26) Week 6: IoT- The Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the interconnections via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. Students will explore the design principles and technologies of 'smart buildings' and how associated technologies affect their lives. The opportunity will be provided for research and development of their own quality of life enhancing app, incorporating coding and app development skills. Fun and learning for grades 1st through 8th will include hands on activities, outdoor activities, demonstrations, speakers, and a culminating field trip!
 
Enjoy this short video for more information on IoT: https://youtu.be/Q3ur8wzzhBU
Sports Offerings Week 6    
Girls:
Soccer - Grades 1-4,5-8
Boys:
Soccer - Grades 1-4, 5-8
 

For more information:

Becky Bosco
Director of STEM Programming
708-996-4636
bbosco@marianchs.com
 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpartanSTEMAcademy/