DISCOVER Summer Camp

GateWay Community College now offers a virtual summer camp experience for children ages 5-12 years old. Your child will have the opportunity to experience eight weeks of excitement through crafts, virtual field trips and themed activities. Each week, children will receive their Gecko Pack filled with fun and challenging activity supplies for the week's lessons that will help them create memories to last a lifetime. Call (602) 286-8130 or email discover@gatewaycc.edu for more information!

Updated summer camps for 2020 are listed below.

Program Information

When: Monday-Friday. Live Sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30am-9:30am. Recorded sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Cost: $90 per week, Gecko Packs delivery included in cost. Pick up your Gecko Pack and Save $25. Use Coupon Code: PICKUPANDSAVE$25

Kids can't have all the fun! Visit https://www.gatewaycc.edu/community-ed/workshops for adult Community Education workshops. 


Week 1: All About Arizona

Arizona is full of history and places to explore. Throughout the week, we will learn about the geology of Arizona and first people to make Arizona their home. We will take a virtual trip to discover the plants and animals that are native to Arizona while also exploring Native American culture and history.

When: June 8-12

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Week 2: Mystery Week

Calling all amateur sleuths! This week we'll put you in the detective's chair so you can develop your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Children will get to use their investigative and observation skills to solve a virtual mystery.

When: June 15-19

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Week 3: The Power of STEAM

Discover creativity and science during a week of exploration, experiments, art projects and math games. Throughout the week, children will enjoy activities that will teach them all about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

When: June 22-26

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Week 4: When I Grow Up

Community Helpers are all around us. This week, children will have the opportunity to learn about and meet community helpers. Through their experiences, children will have the opportunity to learn about different types of work that people do. Children will engage in pretend play and creative activities to enhance their understanding of careers.

When: June 29-July 3

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Week 5: Go Green

Planet Earth is the most valuable resource to children. Throughout the week, children will learn what it means to be a good steward of their community. Children will have the opportunity to create projects with recycled materials, learn about zero waste, help build an earthworm compositing garden and participate on a community service project.

When: July 6-10

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Week 6: Community Service

Children will learn how they fit in to their community and how they can support, serve and provide a positive impact. Throughout the week, children will learn about different types of community service. They will have the opportunity to collect information about services they care about, learn how other children created their own community service initiatives and find ways to participate in those projects.

When: July 13-17

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Week 7: Kids Baking Challenge

This week will be an awesome week of baking exploration. Throughout the week children will learn all about the kitchen and how to bake. At the beginning of the week, children will learn about kitchen and food safety. After children learn how to be safe, they will have the opportunity to learn about baking techniques, cupcake decorating and food presentation. At the end of the week, children will engage in their very own, cupcake baking challenge.

When: July 20-24

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Week 8: Summer Olympics

The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics have been postponed but there's no reason to miss out on this fun! Explore an assortment of athletic and sporting activities. Throughout the week, children will have an opportunity to explore and assortment of physical activities indoors and out. We will explore sports around the world so that children can learn about diversity.

When: July 27 - July 31

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