Maimonides School

Science Camp Summer 2019

All About Science Camp
From the Desk of Camp Director Katie Smith

Who can attend?
Camp is open to students in current grades 2-7.

What are the days and times for Science Camp?
Week 1: Monday - Friday, June 24 - 28, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Week 2: Monday - Friday, July 1 - 5 (no camp July 4), 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
* We can only take 25 campers per week, so sign up early!

Program Structure
Each week has a theme, with hands-on activities, experiments and challenges related to the theme.  Please refer to the schedule below for information about each topic.

Field trips: Each week we will take one field trip. Our past field trips have included The Museum of Science, Glass Blowing Museum, New England Aquarium, Ward's Berry Farm, Drumlin Farm, and the Ecotarium.

Recess and lunch breaks are scheduled every day.  We will provide a healthy snack, but make sure your child has one as well!

Camp Sessions and Themes
Week 1: STEM
Campers spend the week acting and learning like an engineer! Through hands-on projects, campers will gain the experience and confidence they need to design and build! They will create their own projects, games, and inventions. Some of the projects include laser and 3D printing, creating race cars, roller coasters, towers, robots, marble runs, and more! Campers will also have the opportunity to code and create games on Scratch. Campers get to bring home many of their projects and designs! This week campers will be exposed to science, engineering, and technology in a fun and challenging way. 

Week 2: Art, Food, and the Environment
Campers will explore the science behind art, cooking, and the environment. They will create their own super bubble solution, crystal geodes, and outdoor pendulum paintings. They will create their own mortar for a recycled mosaic masterpiece and a fused glass piece! Campers will experiment with yeast to see how it makes bread rise, temper chocolate, make ice cream, and explore their five senses. They will investigate solar, water, and wind power through various activities and challenges. All week, campers will experiment with color, food, recycling, and green energy in a new and exciting way!

Week 1: June 24 - 28 -- Engineering and Technology
Week 2: July 1 - 5 (no camp July 4) -- Art, Food, and the Environment

Week of camp

Register by March 31

Register AFTER March 31

Register AFTER June 3 

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Sign up before March 31 for early bird discount.
The last day to sign up for science camp is June 3, 2019.

Maimonides faculty receive a 10% discount.

*All camp fees are billed to families' SmartTuition accounts. A non-refundable tuition deposit of $200 per camper will be billed upon submission of registration.

If you have any questions about billing, please contact Arline Tannenbaum in the Business Office.  
Camper Registration Page

Staff Application
Contact info: Please email Katie Smith with any questions

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