***2017-2018 SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS***
Mid-Winter Break Camp: February 19-23, 2018 - 9am to 3:30pm daily
Things That Beep! Campers will explore machines that beep, from dump trucks to robots. In between visits from some BIG trucks and machines that help us do work, campers will explore the world of robotics, and even get a taste for programming.
Spring Break Camp: April 9-13, 2018 - 9am to 3:30pm daily
Mud and Bugs! Campers will dive into the macro, and micro, world in their own backyard, taking a closer look at the creepy, crawly critters that live in mud, and the things that grow from it. This camp will send campers into the field, rain or shine.
Target Audience: All school break camps are appropriate for children between the ages of 4 and 7. Children must be at least four years of age by December 1, 2017 to participate. We will consider children that are younger or older, on a case by case basis. Children of all abilities are encouraged to register and are not required to be potty-trained.
Cost: $750 — Cost includes a $180 camp fee and $570 for one weeks of professional services. Please contact us for information about financial aid and scholarships.
***2018 SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS***
Robotics 101, 4-7 year olds, 1-week camp
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 2-6 (no camp July 4th), 2018, from 9am-3:30pm (1-week camp)
Description: In Robotics 101, learners are introduced to the basics of programming, exploring things that move, beep and help people do work. Campers will investigate and build their own simple robots, and test their creativity and their problem-solving skills with age-appropriate programming challenges. While exploring “robots” that help out around Seattle through special guests and fieldtrips, and making our own robots, this introduction to robots and engineering will inspire.
Cooking with Chemistry, 4-7 year olds, 1-week camp
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 9-13, 2018, from 9am-3:30pm (1-week camp)
Description: What better place to dive into chemistry than the kitchen! In Cooking with Chemistry, learners will explore states of matter, using what they learn about solids, liquids, and gasses to create incredible, edible chemical reactions. Campers will explore how energy can be used to transform matter, from gooey dough to crunchy cookies. From burping yeast to apple pies to edible paint, this camp will awaken the chemist inside!
Slime Extravaganza! (3-5 year olds)
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 16-July 20, 2018,
Half Day (3-5 year olds): Morning—9:00am-12:00pm OR Afternoon--12:30pm-3:30pm (1-week camp)
Full Day (4-5 year olds): 9am-3:30pm (1-week camp)
Description: Get ready to step into the world of chemistry! In Slime Extravaganza, learners will experiment with different states of matter, creating polymers, and concocting their own solutions and mixes. With a focus on messes, this camp is for anyone who loves dipping their hands into slimy creations, and experimenting with things that bubble and fizz!
Lights, Camera, Action!, 5-8 year olds, 2-week camp
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 23-August 3, 2018, from 9am-3:30pm (2-week camp)
Description: In Lights, Camera, Action!, campers will spend the morning under the guidance of an applied theater specialist and playwright, using theater and art to practice social skills and have fun! In the afternoon, campers will dive back into science, exploring how technology can help them capture their moments on the stage—from the electricity that powers their spot lights to the cameras that roll back footage, this camp is just right for the actor ready to break out of their shell and the scientist ready to share their discoveries.
Get Ready for Kindergarten!, 4-7 year olds, 2-week camp
Dates: Monday through Friday, August 6-17, 2018, from 9am-3:30pm (2-week camp)
Description: The transition from preschool into kindergarten can be challenging. To prepare kids for the new challenges kindergarten brings, JUMP is pleased to offer a Kindergarten readiness camp. In Get Ready for Kindergarten!, campers will have a blast while practicing key kindergarten readiness skills Monday-Thursday, ending each week with a fun field trip on Friday. Using STEM activities as a vehicle for learning, campers will work in small groups to develop the skills needed to excel in kindergarten. This camp focuses on giving kids the confidence they need to dive into kindergarten!
Target Audience: All school break camps are appropriate for children between the ages of 3 and 8 (please see program specific age recommendations). Children must be at least the minimum age by June 1, 2018 to participate. We will consider children that are younger or older, on a case by case basis. Children of all abilities are encouraged to register and are not required to be potty-trained.
Full Day One Week Programs: $750 — Cost includes a $180 camp fee and $570 for one week of professional services.
Half Day One Week Program (AM or PM) $400— Cost includes a $135 camp fee and $265 for one week of professional services. Full Day Two Week Programs:
Lights, Camera, Action: $1550— Cost includes a $395 camp fee and $1155 for two weeks of professional services.
Get Ready for Kindergarten: $1500— Cost includes a $345 camp fee and $1155 for two weeks of professional services.
Please contact us for information about financial aid and scholarships.
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