Summer Camp Classics

  • 925.00 USD
  • 899.00 USD
STEAM-filled Arts & Crafts

In Summer Camp Classics, learners tackle creative-thinking and social-emotional learning challenges as they collaborate to construct friendship bracelets, design leaf prints and blueprint new ways to make s’mores, discovering and reflecting on their strengths with this STEAM-filled arts and crafts camp.

Whether you’re under Douglas firs or inside a gymnasium, Summer Camp Classics brings a refreshed look at the best of what summer camp can offer. This Enrichment Program contains everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind experience in any learning environment, including an Instructor Guide, a full printed set of student pages and all the supplies needed for 12, one-hour, hands-on lessons.

Grades: 6-8
Students: 30
Contact Hours: 12+

Subject Targets:

Physical Science, Engineering Design, Art/STEAM

Recommended Settings:

  • Before & After-School Programs
  • Summer Camps
  • Homeschools
  • Classrooms

Each Activity Includes:

  • Schedule
  • Materials List
  • Topic Background Information & Vocabulary
  • Step-By-Step Activity Instructions
  • Optional Extension Activities
  • Group Discussion

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Marble Run STEAM Challenge
  2. Woven Stars
  3. Suncatcher Mandalas
  4. Leaf Prints
  5. Friendship Bracelets
  6. Solar Cooker Design
  7. Solar Cooker Assembly
  8. Solar Cooker Testing
  9. Seed Art
  10. Catapult Design
  11. Splatter Art!
  12. Oops Art

Reusability:

  • Refill Kit Available. This product offers affordable consumable refill kits. See the materials tab for details.

Product Orientation:

  • Half-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $500+
  • One-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase

Complete Program Includes:

Summer Camp Classics comes with all the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Curriculum Digital Download: 1
  • Storage Tub: 1
  • #2 pencils (12 pack): 3
  • Aluminum Foil Squares: 500
  • Bag of Rubberbands: 1
  • Bags of Assorted Beans: 2
  • Balls of Yarn: 40
  • Binder Clips: 36
  • Bottles of Glue: 6
  • Brown Paper Bags: 6
  • Dowels: 125
  • Glue Sticks: 6
  • Hole Punches: 6
  • Marbles: 20
  • Paint Stir Sticks: 100
  • Paintbrushes: 30
  • Pencil Sharpeners: 6
  • Permanent Markers: 30
  • Plastic Spoons: 100
  • Pom-Poms: 100
  • Railroad Boards: 15
  • Roll of Press 'n' Seal Wrap: 1
  • Rolls of Masking Tape: 6
  • Round Containers: 50
  • Rulers: 30
  • Scissors: 30
  • Set of Tempera Paint: 1
  • Sheets of Construction Paper: 100
  • Sheets of Tissue Paper: 50
  • Sheets of White Paper: 500
  • Skeins of Embroidery Floss: 144
  • Table Covers: 24
  • Thermometers: 6
  • Transparent Tape Dispenser: 1

Curriculum Printed Copy Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets

Curriculum Digital Download Includes:

Instructor Guide only, which includes master copies of all student pages.

Refill Kit Available:

Looking to use your Summer Camp Classics with the next group of campers? This refill kit will get them back to the campfire in no time!

  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Aluminum Foil Squares: 500
  • Bag of Rubberbands: 1
  • Balls of Yarn: 40
  • Bottles of Glue: 6
  • Dowels: 125
  • Glue Sticks: 6
  • Permanent Markers: 30
  • Pom-Poms: 100 ct
  • Railroad board (22x28”): 15
  • Roll of Press 'n' Seal Wrap: 1
  • Rolls of Masking Tape: 6
  • Set of Tempera Paint: 1
  • Sheets of Construction Paper: 100
  • Sheets of Tissue Paper: 50
  • Sheets of White Paper: 500
  • Skeins of Embroidery Floss: 144
  • Transparent Tape Dispenser: 1

Habits of Mind:

16 thinking habits developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st-century learning environment.

  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Thinking Interdependently
  • Striving for Accuracy
  • Thinking Flexibly
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Finding Humor
  • Taking Responsible Risks

21st Century Skills:

A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Flexibility and Adaptability

© 2019 Battelle for Kids. battelleforkids.org. All Rights Reserved. Battelle for Kids was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Next Generation Science Standards:*

  • NGSS MS-ETS1-1 Engineering Design
  • NGSS MS-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
  • NGSS MS-PS3-2 Energy and Forces
  • NGSS MS-PS3-3 Energy Transfer

* Next Generation Science Standards and NGSS is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

International Society for Technology in Education:

  • 6.b. Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • 7c. Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.

ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved. ISTE was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Michelle Fisher

Joining PCS in early 2015, Michelle and her unique skill set have thrived as Director of Curriculum Development, where she is responsible for curriculum evolution, product development coordination and professional lead acquisition. Earning her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2011 and Master of Arts in Teaching from Willamette University in 2013, she started her career teaching high school biology and chemistry in Salem, Oregon. Later moving to middle school math and science in Umatilla, Oregon, she brings a long list of achievements and experience to her position. From coaching middle school robotics teams and working as program resource staff at summer camps where she ran programs in compost education, team-building, tide pool hikes and donkey care, to tutoring elementary through adult math students at the Sylvan Learning Center, undergraduate chemistry students at Cornell Learning Strategies Center and Spanish-speaking farmworkers through Cornell Friends of Farmworkers, Michelle’s vast educational adventures solidify her as an expert in education, STEM and as an integral part of the PCS Edventures team.

Click links below to view files:

Request Proposal

Questions about Summer Camp Classics? Want to request a proposal for a purchase order?
Our STEM experts are here to help! Click the button below to get in touch.

Request Quote

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review Write a review

Newsletter Sign-Up

Sign up to receive product alerts, webinar invitations, STEM resources and exclusive offers.

Join

Request Quote

Speak with a Product Specialist to find the best Enrichment Solutions for your environment.

Find out

Catalogs & Brochures

Take this website on the go with a Catalog or Brochure tuned to your STEM needs.

Explore

Curriculum Samples

See each course in action with a FREE sample of any product you're interested in.

Sample