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Youth Activities

Summer 2022 School Age Enrichment Programs

Camp Registration Opens on March 23 for In-District Residents and March 28 for Out of District Residents!

Science Fun

Mad Science

Mad Science is bringing their reputable summer camp programs to KCR! These camps focus on hands-on, fun STEM experiences that help form student’s love of science, technology, engineering, and math!

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ASTROINNOVATORS NASA
Half Day Fees:
  • Resident: $215
  • Non-Resident: $258
Full Day Fees:
  • Resident: $315
  • Non-Resident: $378

Ages: 6 – 11

Dates: June 20 – 24

Time: Half Day: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Full Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Prepare for an action-packed week as campers learn to think and act like NASA innovators! Campers will be challenged to use creative and collaborative skills to design a mission patch, train like an astronaut, and solve real-world engineering problems. Armed with the spark of an idea, a design notebook, and physical and digital tools, teams will modify NASA technology into spinoff designs.

UNDERGROUND EXPLORERS!
Half Day Fees:
  • Resident: $215
  • Non-Resident: $258
Full Day Fees:
  • Resident: $315
  • Non-Resident: $378

Ages: 6 – 11

Dates: July 18 – 22

Time: Half Day: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Full Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Calling all Jr. Archaeologists and Paleontologists! Uncover the mysteries of ancient civilizations, explore the history of dinosaurs and dig up the ancient past! Solve real-life mysteries. Learn about archaeology and the techniques scientists use to excavate long lost cities. Discover ancient civilizations and the tools and artifacts they used in everyday life. Study bone fragments, pottery shards, amber deposits, and fossils; understand what they can tell us about history.

Building & Engineering

Play-Well TEKnologies with LEGO®

Play-Well is celebrating their 20th anniversary of providing exceptional programming to children Kinder to 8th grade! These camps have a building and engineering focus while exploring fundamental STEM concepts through play.

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JEDI ENGINEERING STRIKES BACK USING LEGO®
Fees:
  • Resident: $190
  • Non-Resident: $228

Ages: 5 – 10

Dates: June 13 – 17

Time:  1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

This is the way! Get ready to embark on your LEGO® journey as we defend the Wookies on Kashyyyk, repair the Rebel shield generator on Hoth, and rescue Baby Yoda from Moff Gideon. Come explore a galaxy far, far away with the help of an experienced Play-Well instructor and learn which “Force” is actually with us!

MINECRAFT ENGINEERING USING LEGO®
Fees:
  • Resident: $190
  • Non-Resident: $228

Ages: 5 – 10

Dates: July 11- 15

Time:  1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Venture into the world of Minecraft in our unique LEGO® experience. Get ready to build your base, craft your tools, use your Minecart to harvest raw resources, and battle to stop the Ender Dragon from ending the world. Come explore the endless possibilities of LEGO® with a trained Play-Well instructor.

Creative Videos

Talk to the Camera

Talk to the Camera is a STEAM based program that focuses on moviemaking and video creation! With the various camp topics offered they strive to spark their participants imaginations and boost self-confidence!

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STOP MOTION ANIMATION – FULL DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $320
  • Non-Resident: $384

Ages: 8-12

Dates: May 31 – June 3

Time:  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Students become the director, animator and editor of their own stop motion animation film! This course involves creating a story, building a set, filming a movie and editing it all together.

*Class includes: Stop Motion Workbook & Award Certificate

*Requirements: Footage will be stored on each students’ own device. They are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording.

YOUTHTUBER MORNING – HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $240
  • Non-Resident: $288

Ages: 6-11

Dates: June 27 – July 1

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Kids have a BLAST in YOUth TUBEr, learning on-camera presence and content creation in a hands-on collaborative environment! Our YOUth TUBEr kids develop their storytelling style and build social communication skills using a STEAM-based learning approach, students develop their digital well-being with an awareness for online safety. We do not set up YouTube Channels during this class and devices are NOT mandatory to take this class.

*Class includes: YouTube Workbook & Award Certificate

*A few weeks after the last class, kids will receive one professionally edited YouTube video.

STOP MOTION ANIMATION – HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $240
  • Non-Resident: $288

Ages: 6-11

Dates: June 27 – July 1

Time:  1-4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Students become the director, animator and editor of their own stop motion animation film! This course involves creating a story, building a set, filming a movie and editing it all together.

*Class includes: Stop Motion Workbook & Award Certificate

*Requirements: Footage will be stored on each students’ own device. They are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording.

FULL DAY COMBO: YOUTHTUBER & STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Fees:
  • Resident: $450
  • Non-Resident: $540

Ages: 6-11

Dates: June 27 – July 1

Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

See above for each of the half day camp descriptions.

YOUTH TUBER + MORNING – HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $240
  • Non-Resident: $288

Ages: 9-14

Dates: July 25 – 29

Time:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Calling all creative kids – Learn how to make YouTube ready videos that STAND OUT! Using a STEAM based approach, students embrace their individuality, develop editing skills, and become compelling content creators with awareness of online safety. Please note: we do not set up YouTube Channels during this class.

*Apple devices with iMovie downloaded are required.

STOP MOTION ANIMATION – AFTERNOON HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $240
  • Non-Resident: $288

Ages: 9-14

Dates: July 25 – 29

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Students become the director, animator and editor of their own stop motion animation film! This course involves creating a story, building a set, filming a movie and editing it all together.

*Class includes: Stop Motion Workbook & Award Certificate

*Requirements: Footage will be stored on each students’ own device. They are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording.

FULL DAY COMBO: YOUTH TUBER+ & STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Fees:
  • Resident: $430
  • Non-Resident: $516

Ages: 9-14

Dates: July 25 – 29

Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

See above for each of the half day camp descriptions.

STOP MOTION ANIMATION – FULL DAY (5 DAYS)
Fees:
  • Resident: $400
  • Non-Resident: $480

Ages: 8-12

Dates: Aug. 8 – 12

Time:  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Students become the director, animator and editor of their own stop motion animation film! This course involves creating a story, building a set, filming a movie and editing it all together.

*Class includes: Stop Motion Workbook & Award Certificate

*Requirements: Footage will be stored on each students’ own device. They are expected to bring a tablet, iPad, or smartphone for video recording.

Fun Movie Making

IncrediFlix

IncrediFlix offers stop motion and movie creation programs for kids! Through the movie making process their programs focus on creativity, cooperation, and fun fun fun!

LIVE ACTION FLIX – MORNING HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $272
  • Non-Resident: $326

Ages: 7 – 13

Dates: Aug. 1 – 5

Time:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Discover your filmmaking talents! You don’t have to be an actor to take part, as we’ll guide you through the Hollywood process to create, direct, film, act, and more. You won’t just make an incredible movie, you’ll have the skills to make your own movies with friends.

*$35 Production fee is included in the price for the camp.

*All Flix emailed a month after camp ends.

LEGO FLIX – AFTERNOON HALF DAY
Fees:
  • Resident: $272
  • Non-Resident: $326

Ages: 7 – 13

Dates: Aug. 1 – 5

Time:  1-4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

Bring Lego worlds to life! We provide Legos. You provide your imagination. Work in groups to create a Lego set with Lego characters for a stop-motion movie you’ll storyboard, shoot, and add voice-overs too.

*$35 Production fee is included in the price for the camp.

FULL DAY COMBO: LIVE ACTION FLIX + LEGO FLIX
Fees:
  • Resident: $529
  • Non-Resident: $635

Ages: 7 – 13

Dates: Aug. 1 – 5

Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Ranch House

See above for each of the half day camp descriptions. Includes lunch supervision, bring snacks and lunch!

*$70 Production fee is included in the price for the camp.

*All Flix emailed a month after camp ends.

Questions: Contact Lizz Brock at lizzb@kcranch.org or 303-979-1876, ext. 132
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