DISCOVER Summer 2016

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We offer a variety of summer experiences on campus for K-12 students. Students experience a fun environment where they can explore careers, and in some cases may earn college credit. A complete 2016 summer camp program is provided below.

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Camp Gecko

Camp Gecko is ran through the Children's Learning Center and offers educational and safe summer experience for students who have completed kindergarten through age 12. Each week brings new educational activities, arts and crafts, science experiments, and field trips. Sign up for as many weeks as needed. Those interested in Camp Gecko should call (602) 286-8130 for more information.

Ages: 5 - 12
Contact: Mary Beth James

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Animal Care

The perfect camp for children who love animals.  This camp will introduce them to the field of veterinarian care.  Campers will learn the basics of numerous animal care and will visit animal shelters to learn how they can make an impact on animal’s lives.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: May 30 - June 3 or July 25 -29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Babysitting 101

Getting ready to make some extra money babysitting in your neighborhood?  This class will provide campers with some basic child development education, and certification in CPR/First Aid.  Each participant will leave the camp with an activity bag that they will be able to take with them to keep their clients busy and engaged.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 27 - July 1 or July 18 - 22
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Thursday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Dance and Cheer

This camp will keep the participants active learning the newest dance steps and cheers.  Perfect for those who are considering trying out for their school cheer team, or those who have never had cheer or dance experience before.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 20 - 24 or Aug. 1-5
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Don’t Shake Hands with Danger: Workplace Injury Prevention for Teens

Are you a teen that is in the workforce now or hopes to join soon?  Ar e you aware of the job task that teens cannot legally perform?  Have you learned about the safety rules that apply to all workers?  What do you know about injury prevention techniques or emergency response?  This week long course is designed to activity engage teens in learning fundamental safety work practices. It's strongly recommended that you also take "Ouch! Fundamental Techniques for Saving Lives and the Environment". 

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 6 - 10 or July 18 - 22
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Thursday
Cost: $125
Certification: $25

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Healthy Living

This camp will teach children healthy living habits.  They will plant some healthy foods, learn how to cook healthy, and participate in various exercises.  Field trips to healthy food restaurants will show children that eating healthy is possible while eating out.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: May 30 - June 3 or July 5 - 8
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Math Enrichment

This camp is designed to help students retain math skills over the summer months.  They will engage in various math games and contest to keep their skills sharp.  They will investigate different careers that they can pursue using their strong math background.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: July 5 - 8 or Aug. 1 - 5
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Thursday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Ouch!  Fundamental Techniques for Saving Lives and the Environment

How are your life saving skills? Are your food handling techniques safe?  How complete is your disaster preparedness kit?  Are you a sustainability superstar?  Teens successfully completing the program will receive recognized certificates of completion from American Heart Association, construct a mini disaster kit, and earn a Maricopa County Food Handler card. It's strongly recommended that you also take "Don't Shake Hands with Danger: Workplace Injury Prevention for Teens".

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 20 - 24 or July 25 - 29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125
Certification: $25

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Photography

Have an eye for taking that special shot?  Want to learn?  The campers in this camp will have opportunities to test their abilities in the field taking shots of nature.  Field trips will include viewing various photographic art throughout the valley.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 6 - June 10 or June 27 - July 1
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

STEAM Camp – The Art of Invention: 

The Art of Invention:  Write a story, draw a design, and build a chain reaction contraption to tell the story.  This STEAM camp brings together science, technology, engineering, arts, and math into a highly hands-on team experience where students  have fun while making and tinkering!  This camp is offered in partnership with TEAM labsTMat Arizona State University.

Ages: 11 - 15
When: June 20 - 24 or July 18 - 22
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Cost: $125; $30 supply fee/per week

Download and Submit Discover Summer Camp Application.

Contact

Director

Phone: (602) 286-8130
Building: Children's Learning Center

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