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Camp Discovery

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Camp Discovery is now an approved Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) approved provider! Some restrictions apply. For more information, call 440.891.7666.

Each summer, Camp Discovery gives students entering the 6th, 7th and 8th grades a chance to experience what Polaris is all about in a fun, hands-on environment. This year, classes will run June 10-13 from 9:00 to 2:30 p.m. at a cost of $150 per student, including all supplies AND lunch each day. Plus, every camper gets a FREE t-shirt! Popular classes fill up FAST so interested students are encouraged to enroll ASAP.

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Campers MUST select two sessions.

BioBlast: Solve a Medical Mystery
Calling all aspiring forensic scientists! Join this class, and you will learn some basic lab skills, including DNA extraction, blood typing, blood analysis, antibiotic sensitivity, plating bacteria and more. You will then use what you have learned to solve a medical mystery.

Cardboard Creations: Hydraulic Engineering
Attention young engineers! Come design, build, and explore the science of hydraulics. Through hands-on projects and engaging experiments, you will construct cardboard creations while learning about fluid dynamics, pressure and mechanical systems. Join us for a summer of innovation, teamwork, and hydraulic-powered fun!

Cricut™ Crafty Creations
Unleash your creativity in our "Cricut™ Crafty Creations" summer camp! Designed for students eager to explore the Cricut cutting machine, this hands-on course covers machine basics, design software, and material selection. Expert instructors will help you transform your ideas into trendy t-shirts and other crafty creations. Join us for a summer of creativity and personalized crafting!

Culinary Creations*
Never go hungry again! This summer, you’ll master new cooking skills each day by creating scrumptious snacks, treats and mini meals! NEW recipes every day!

Digital Illustration
Do you like to draw or doodle? Are you creative and want to take your art into the digital age? In this class, you will learn basic illustration principles and create a concept or character. You will 'go digital' and learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and how to take “pen on paper” design into the computer, where the magic of digital illustration tools will be applied.

Game of Drones
Dive into this emerging technology! Throughout the class, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the physics of drones and acquire the necessary skills to operate them effectively. This hands-on experience will include programming for autonomous flight and self-piloting skills. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your new talents by participating in the Camp Discovery “Top Flight Challenge.”

IT Discoveries
Do you love computers and technology? Come explore topics in computer hardware, cybersecurity, programming and networking. Prepare to put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test!

Jewelry Design*
Experience jewelry making and design. You will make a variety of different jewelry pieces including, bracelets, necklaces, wire wrapping and/or earrings. These make great gifts, or you can keep them for yourself!

Junior Police Academy
Spend some time learning about crime from the perspective of a uniformed law enforcement officer. Learn about the requirements to become a police officer and participate in real police training activities, including crime scene investigation, sobriety testing and utilizing a police car simulator.

Junior Veterinarian
This class will inspire animal lovers and future vets and veterinarian-related careers! You will learn about animal behavior, safe animal interactions and helping animals stay healthy. You will explore animal anatomy, lab testing, first aid and bandaging. Engage and experience demonstrations with LIVE animal guests!

Let’s Build
Ignite the spark for building and design! Explore the exciting fields of construction and architecture. You will learn about building materials, shop safety and use all of the tools of a professional builder. You’ll also make your very own take-home project out of wood.

Mini Makeover*
Whether you want a mini makeover or want to learn professional salon techniques, we invite you to come discover beauty secrets, including hair, skin and nail care, in our fabulous salon, Salon Allure. Come learn to look your BEST!

Robo-Rally Racing
Discover the world of robotics, engineering, and coding with the VEX EXP Robotics Design System. This hands-on class will allow you to build a robot from the ground up. You’ll work in teams during class to build and code the robot into a racing machine using the latest VEX Robotics EXP system, brains, motors and materials to build the dragster of your dreams! Get reading to COMPETE and WIN!

Start Your Engines
Join the pit crew tire change challenge! Let a master-certified automotive technician “steer” you in the right direction! Perform a vehicle inspection including, roadside safety. Change a tire, change the oil and fluids, replace the wiper blades, batteries, filters and much more.

Take-Two: Video Production and Film-Making
Learn the basics of video equipment operation, working as on-camera talent and video editing by creating a commercial for your favorite everyday product! At the start of camp, you will design and create a product that meets certain criteria and specifications. Next, using basic marketing techniques, you’ll create a promotional video that advertises and sells your product. “Lights, camera, ACTION!”

Video Game Design
Dive into the high-tech world of video games and take on the exciting role of a video game designer. You will create multiple 3D video games that blend a variety of skills, including art, computer programming, math, music and problem-solving. With the freedom to add a personal touch to game designs, you’ll have a blast creating your own games while gaining a deeper understanding of the mechanics behind these popular pastimes.

Young Entrepreneurs
Get ready to engage in a visually immersive simulation of building your own business and managing every aspect of it! You will learn the fundamentals of business planning, marketing, the “elevator pitch” and more! Be the “shark” you’ve always dreamed of becoming!

*Denotes classes that are not ACE eligible.

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Parent Day - Thursday, June 13th (details to follow)

For additional details, parents are encouraged to call our information line at 440.891.7666.