Programs

 

Family Fun Day
Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 8, 11 am – 4 pm

Bring the whole family for a day of egg-citing fun!

 

Spring Break Camps
April 10 – 14

Registration opens March 1!
Full day camps run from 9 am – 5 pm. We encourage students to bring a lunch, but boxed lunch, early drop-offs and late pick-ups are available for an additional fee.

Discovering Charlotte’s Web
Ages 5-8
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members
Each day, students will explore a different aspect of the iconic E.B. White children’s novel from spiders to farm animals to gardening and more. On day four of camp, students will get to attend a live performance of Charlotte’s Web in the Maier Performance Hall!

Inventor’s Lab
Ages 9-13
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members
Inspired by Makerspaces, this camp presents daily challenges in engineering and design.  Explore invention and innovation by constructing bridges, building 3D sculptures, and discovering the principals of electrical engineering, sound design and visual programming!

 

Summer Camps
June 19-July 28

Registration opens April 1!
Full day camps run from 9 am – 5 pm. We encourage students to bring a lunch, but boxed lunch, early drop-offs and late pick-ups are available for an additional fee.

June 19 – 23
Sensational Summer Plants and Animals
Ages 6-9
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

Learn all about summer birds, insects and animals! Learn what they eat, how to spot them and the habitats they enjoy. We’ll also explore summer flowers and foliage and take a daily nature walk to identify plants and animals in our own neighborhood. Each day ends with a fun and creative activity or craft that brings the beauty of summer indoors for friends and family to enjoy.

June 26 – 30
Art Explorers Camp
Ages 5-8
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

Learn techniques for painting, drawing and creating a masterpiece and explore a variety of mediums that span throughout art history.

July 5, 6 & 7
Family Day Camps
11 am – 2 pm
All ages welcome and encouraged
$5 per person

Enjoy the week of July 4th with the whole family! Tackle a new topic each day to explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

July 10 – 14
PBS Odd Squad
Ages 6-9
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

Campers will solve mysteries using math and science concepts with the crazy characters of PBS’s Odd Squad! Partnership and lesson planning with WVPB and PBS Kids.

July 17 – 21
Girls Science
Ages 6-9
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

Little lady scientists will explore the scientific method, perform experiments and explore the wild world of science with PBS SciGirls curriculum!

July 24 – 28
Performing Arts Camp 1 with Alban Arts
Ages 6-11
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

Performing Arts Camp 2 with Alban Arts
Ages 12-17
$150 family plus and premium members; $175 non-members

The Clay Center and The Alban Arts Center have teamed up again to offer an exciting, performance based performing arts camp! Campers ages 6-11 and 12-17 will perfect their acting, singing, dance and technical skills with the local, professional artists from The Alban. The final day of camp we will produce scenes, monologues and song and dance numbers on the Clay Center’s beautiful Maier stage!

NEW SUMMER CAMP!

VEX Robotics Academy
Ages 9-14
$250 family plus and premium members; $275 non-members

Skill Builder Weeks:
June 26-30, Week 1
July 3, 5 & 6, Week 2 ($200 members, $220 non-members for abbreviated week)
July 10-14, Week 3

VEX Robotics Academy students can take all three weeks of camp or just one week without missing any of the action! Students will work in pairs to construct and program a different robot each week. Each week will culminate in robots that can complete certain tasks or a mission.

Tournament Weeks:
July 17-21, Week 4
July 24-28, Week 5

Want to put your robotics building and programming to the test? Students who participated in weeks 1,2 or 3 of Skill Builders weeks are encouraged to register for a Tournament Week! Students will work in pairs to construct a VEX robot of their choice and team it up against other robots to see who comes out on top! Each week will culminate in an elimination round tournament where a winner will be determined. Students must participate in at least one Skill Builder Week to register for a Tournament Week.