Summer Youth Camps 2017 - Issue 2 • March 24, 2017

FEATURED CLASSES

Lakeland Teen Academy

Lakeland is proud to again offer the Lakeland Teen Academy for summer 2017. There are 10 summer programs, designed specifically for teens that will provide hands-on learning from local professionals in various interest and/or career oriented topics. You will find everything from career, social, leisure and service based programs. These weeklong adventures will explore the arts, sciences, engineering, health and technology. In response to parent input, many are full day. Many of these programs are listed in this newsletter!


Nature Camps at Holden Arboretum

Lakeland is once again collaborating with Holden Arboretum to provide nature programs for kids and teens. These one week camps will expose your child to a variety of natural wonders found at the Arboretum. A teen program will explore what it takes to have a career in the world of natural science and biology and provide a hands-on look at what Holden professionals in conservation, research and forestry do. New this year is the Holden Overnight Adventure. This coed camp for children entering grades 5-8 will take place at Red Oak Camp. Ages range from grades 1-10!


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR HOLDEN ARBORETUM CAMPS


COMPUTERS / TECHNOLOGY COURSES

NEW Techie Camp: Programming (Grades 3-5)

Students will use Scratch, developed by the MIT Media Lab, to learn the concepts of computer programming. Using a simple graphical user interface, students will create their own interactive art, interactive stories and games. The camp will encourage students to think about complex ideas or complex concepts rationally and logically.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR TECHIE PROGRAMMING CAMP


NEW Techie Camp: Robotics (Grades 6-8)

Students will explore intermediate engineering and programming. They will expand their logical and mechanical thinking skills as they work in teams to design and build the ultimate robot. Students will discover their inner creativity while developing their ability to troubleshoot dilemmas as they interact with the Lego Mindstorms EV3 components.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR TECHIE ROBOTICS CAMP


DRIVER'S ED COURSES

New Drivers Education Program

This Lakeland program covers the required 24 hours of classroom instruction plus eight hours behind-the-wheel. Registration price includes: classroom instruction and tests; driving time; gas; and final certificate. We have convenient web-based scheduling for behind-the-wheel sessions with text reminders sent to parents and students. Summer, as well as spring, sessions are available now.


RELATED LINKS:
VIEW DRIVERS ED COURSES


HEALTHCARE COURSES

Future Veterinarians (Grades 6-8)

Come to our fun and fact-filled camp and learn about animal care and what it's like to be a veterinarian! You will learn to use laboratory equipment, hold a wiggling dog or cat still for an examination, and find out what animal care professionals do all day. Special guests and planned field trips are included. Parents are encouraged to come the first day of camp for a review of the final itinerary for the week.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR FUTURE VETERINARIANS


Baby Sitter Training (Grades 5-12)

This course will provide you with skills and certification to help in obtaining baby-sitting jobs. Included in the camp will be baby-sitting skills, infant/child CPR and adult CPR training, basic first aid training, and pet first aid. Series includes Baby Sitter Training, Infant/Child CPR, and Pet First Aid. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for this course. American Red Cross CPR certification can be issued upon request for an additional fee of $27.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR BABY SITTER TRAINING CAMP


MANUFACTURING / INDUSTRIAL COURSES

CNC Manufacturing Technology (Grades 7-10)

Participants will learn to operate Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment, learn how to touch off tools, and machine their own medallion. Surfcam, a CAD/CAM software for milling and metal cutting, will also be utilized. Time permitting, you will customize the medallion. A $20 material fee is due with registration.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR CNC MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY


Architecture Studio (Grades 6-10)

Get involved and learn about how we can shape the world around us through architecture and design. In this one-week program, you will work with professional architects to learn how you can express your ideas through architecture and creative problem-solving. Topics include history of architecture and building, the design process and creative problem-solving, model building (including computer modeling), and a field trip to visit the architecture of University Circle. Each day will include a hands-on activity. Instruction provided by ThenDesign Architecture. A $30 material fee is due with registration.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDIO


PUBLIC SAFETY COURSES

Public Safety and Adventure (Grades 6-9)

Are you interested in public safety - police, fire, EMS or other? Then don't miss this amazing opportunity to go behind the scenes at a fire station, see a demonstration by a K-9 unit, visit the emergency operations center, play laser tag, become a leader and team player at the ropes course, learn land navigation and mapping with GPS and drone technology, and so much more. Parents are encouraged to come the first day of camp for a review of the final itinerary of off-campus activities for the week.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADVENTURE


Public Service and Leadership(Grades 6-9)

Thinking about a career that focuses on service for your country and community? In this one-week camp, you will have an opportunity to build teamwork and leadership skills through high and low ropes and laser tag games. Learn about different branches of military service, meet veterans and area professionals, and land navigation and mapping with GPS and drone technology. Field trips are included with this camp with plans for visiting the USS Cod, Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument memorial museum and Youngstown Air Reserve Station. Parents are encouraged to come the first day of camp for a review of the final itinerary for the week.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP


RECREATION / FITNESS COURSES

Set-Spike-Block! Girls' Volleyball Camp (Grades 4-8)

Whether you are just starting out, or are a more experienced player, you'll learn basic skills and drills as well as strategy and game play. Players must wear non-marking tennis shoes and are required to provide their own knee pads. Camp is for girls only. All participants will receive a T-shirt.


RELATED LINKS:
REGISTER FOR VOLLEYBALL CAMP


YOUTH PROGRAMS

College for Kids Summer Day Camp (Grades 1-6)

Send your child to college for the summer! The College for Kids program, now celebrating 32 years, offers your child an exciting, fun-filled and educational summer with hands-on learning and exploration activities. Areas include music, art, math, science, creative writing, physical education and American Sign Language. Instructors are certified teachers or experts in their field. We maintain a 12:1 student to staff ratio. Camp fee includes lunch, afternoon snack, all supplies and before (7:30-9 a.m.) and aftercare (4-6 p.m.). Spend your day with the peace of mind that your child is in a fun, safe and exciting camp!

Camp dates are June 12 through Aug. 4, 2017.

Registration options include four or eight weeks, and the ability to attend only Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Ask about our multichild discount!


RELATED LINKS:
VIEW REGISTRATION OPTIONS FOR COLLEGE FOR KIDS


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June 19 - 23, 2017
W.O.W. Science - The "Art" of Science (Grades 1-2)
Join us for a week of artsy science! We will be tie-dying, painting with unconventional items, creating different ways to chalk and designing our very own kaleidoscope.
9 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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June 16 - July 7, 2017
Musical Theater and Production Camp (Grades 5-12)
Go behind the scenes and be part of a theater production from start to finish! Each day will be packed with exercises in acting, improvisation, scene writing, set painting, prop making, musicals and more.
9 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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July 10 - 14, 2017
MyCamp Magazine - Graphic Design Camp (Grades 7-10)
Learn graphic design skills using the Adobe Creative Suite on Mac computers and create a magazine. Other projects will include a 3D photo cube, using the Lakeland photo studio, Illustrator ads, CD labels, magazine cover comprehensive, thumbnail proofs and PDF.
9 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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July 10 - 14, 2017
Textile Design: Create Your Own Patterns (Grades 5-8)
If you've wondered how to make your own custom patterns for fabric, this course will show you how it's done! Experience different methods of applying fabric dyes and textile paints such as block printing, tie-dye, silkscreen printing and more!
1 p.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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July 11 - September 5, 2017
ACT Test-Taking Strategies and Tactics (Grades 9-12)
This test-prep course covers all sections of the ACT. Classroom activities combine review and practice with the application of test-taking tips and strategies to reduce anxiety and improve performance on the ACT.
6 p.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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July 17 - 21, 2017
Reach In, Rise Up! A Leadership, Diversity and Social Change Program (Gr 6-10)
Do you want to be a leader for social change? Develop and share your personal story, learn how to reach out to others across differences, and build relationships with a group of your peers. Together, you'll address bullying, peer pressure and other social issues.
9 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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July 24 - 28, 2017
Working with Nature (Grades 6-10)
Come visit TheeHolden Arboretum to discover what it takes to forge a career in the world of natural science. Get a hands-on look at what Holden professionals do in fields like conservation, research, horticulture, and forestry.
9 a.m.
at The Holden Arboretum
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July 26 - August 9, 2017
Power Reading and Retention Skills (Grades 7-12)
This program is for slow, fast and even dyslexic readers. "Power Reading" guarantees that you will at least double your present reading speed while developing your concentration skills for 80-100 percent retention levels.
10 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College
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