Nittany Cub Camp Descriptions

Nittany Cub Camp Descriptions

THANK YOU for a fun-filled 2017 for Nittany Cub Camps!

Check back in 2018 for New and Exciting Nittany Cub Camps & Academies - Remember that camps fill quickly so register early.
 

Registration Information  

 Note: Parents can register their children by credit card online.  We accept Visa, MC, AMEX and Discover. 

Please click on the link under each camp to register by credit card. 

To Register by check or cash, please click on registration information to download registration forms.

 

Arts Around the World

Young artists will explore art from cultures around the world.  Create masks, paintings and murals while learning about traditions and beliefs from far away lands.

Section 1
Ages:
6-8
Dates:   THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

Section 2
Ages:
9-12
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Babysitter's Training

Discover the rewarding world of childcare and learn what to do when you are in charge! Learn about child safety, how to "play it safe" and the basics of caring for children while developing your leadership skills. Find out how to prevent and recognize emergency situations, as well as how to provide basic first aid and CPR for infants and children until an emergency medical team arrives.

Each participant will receive:

American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR card
American Red Cross First Aid Skills card
1 American Red Cross Babysitter's handbook
1 American Red Cross CPR Training kit
1 American Red Cross Bandage Training packet
1 American Red Cross Babysitter Training certificate

Participants Must Attend Both Sessions to Receive All Certifications
Ages: 11-15
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018
 

Building Bridges with K'NEX®

Campers will have the opportunity to build seven different replicas of real world bridges. Construct amazing structures such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Bridge and the London Bridge. Our K'NEX® engineers will design, build and name a bridge of their own! Come prepared to test these bridges with your own toy cars!

Ages: 9-12
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018
 

Business and Entrepreneurship Academy

Join us as we dive into the exciting world of business and uncover its many twists and turns. This academy is sure to pique the interests of any student who has aspirations to work in or start their own business! Students will explore finance basics (including personal finances), how companies get consumers to buy their products, and discover how planning and income vs. expenses all make the world go round. The students will also work with a business simulator and explore careers in business.

Ages: 12-16
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

 

Cool Science

Science can be fun and interesting! Children will explore many areas of science including chemistry, life science, earth science, space and more by conducting exciting experiments.
Ages: 6-8
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Coding Camp (formally Creating Digital Animations)

 

Create computer animations, add sound and simple motion, plus much more using Flash and Image Ready programs. Experience this AWESOME camp!
Pre-requisites: basic computer skills.

Ages: 9-12
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

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Creative Lego® Engineering

Our youngest Nittany campers learn basic engineering concepts by playing with Legos®. They will build simple models such as seesaws, rolling vehicles, hand-operated lifts and merry-go-rounds. Pulleys, levers, gears, wheels, axles are all part of the fun!

Section 1
Ages:
6-8
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Section 2

Ages: 6-8

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Section 3  
Ages:
6-8
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Computer Gaming Academy

Interested in digital animation? Learn what goes on behind the scenes of animation! Create an animated story using Scratch software! Expand your knowledge and learn the fundamentals of computer gaming.
Ages: 13-15
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Fun with Pirates

Ahoy Mateys! It's a Pirate's Life for you during this camp of swashbuckling fun! Did pirates really bury their treasures? Did they have hooks for hands and wooden legs?  Lear how to talk like a pirate, "Arrgh!", how to make knots, play pirate games and learn about the history and cultures of famous pirates throughout time, (Captain Kidd, Blackbeard) and remember, girls were pirates too including: Ann Bonny, Cheng I Sao, and Grace O'Malley.

Campers will learn about history and the cultures of various countries.  CAMPERS CAN FEEL FREE TO DRESS LIKE A PIRATE.

Ages: 8-11

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Geocaching Camp

Geocaching camp is a real world, outdoor, treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache,(container) hidden at that location. Learn how the GPS works and how to find, as well as hide, geocaches. Also, includes history, "leave no trace" training, teamwork, and plenty of hands on experience!  Expect to be physically active every day!

Ages: 10-12

Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018
FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.

 

 

Health Sciences Academy

Discover the relationship between science and healthcare. Learn about how diseases affect the body and how to protect against them. Use microscopes and other scientific equipment to explore what bacteria looks like and how it behaves. Then experience how our high-tech, patient simulators in our nursing lab can be programmed to simulate patients suffering from various illnesses and how to treat them!

Ages: 12-16

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Lego® Mindstorms® Robotics

Lego®  Mindstorms® NXT, offering state-of-the-art technology, is waiting for you! Build robots, write fundamental computer programs to set your robots in motion, and watch them communicate using Bluetooth technology. Join us for this hands-on robotics experience!
Section 1

Ages: 10-15
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Section 2

Ages: 10-15

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Math & Movement

Playing and learning go hand in hand with this exciting math camp.  Integrate arts, sports, hopscotch, yoga, obstacle courses, and scavenger hunts with learning math concepts.  Great way to get a head start on age appropriate math topics with TONS of FUN

AGES: 7-9 

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Robotics Lab 

Experience the cutting edge of toy technology! Discover what makes robots move, perform chores and react to the world around them. Robots are yours to keep after the camp. Come build your robot!

Ages: 10-12
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Junior Robotics Lab

Our youngest robot lovers will be introduced to the parts of a robot, how a robot moves and its involvement in today's world. Each camper will receive an assembled robot at the beginning of the week and discover, learn and play games and compete in robot competitions!  Robots are yours to keep at the end of camp.

Section 1
Ages:
7-9
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.

Section 2
Ages:
7-9
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.


 

Rocketry Camp

Campers will explore the ins and outs of model rocketry, building and launching model rockets. Build your own rockets and understand why they fly. Become a Nittany rocketeer!
Ages: 9-12
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

 

 

 

Specialized Soccer Goalkeeping Training Camp

This camp provides soccer goalkeepers with special skill conditioning specific to their sport.  Training ranges from technical movement work to the goalkeeper's role in tactical situations.

Ages: 13-18

Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018

 

Space Camp - Mission to Mars

Learn what it is like to be a NASA scientist or engineer! For five days, students will explore the engineering design process, robots and rovers, satellites, spacesuits, traveling in space and more!  You will have fun experimenting with space, science topics and be able to participate in a Design Challenge Competition. 

Section 1
Ages:
8-10
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018 - FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.

Section 2
Ages:
11-13
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Wizards and Cauldrons

Children are introduced to literature, mythology, and logic through the imaginary world created by J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter novels. Join teams and play Quidditch for muggles. Which team will the "Sorting Hat" place you in?  Wizards and Cauldrons is a week of reading, writing, science, logic, art, fun and games!

A note for parents:  If you are unfamiliar with J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter novels, ask your kids to translate. Be assured that the orientation of this camp is literature, science, math and art.

CAMPERS:  FEEL FREE TO DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE HARRY POTTER CHARACTER ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP!

Section 1
Ages: 8-13
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018 - FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.

Section 2

Ages: 8-13

Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018 - FILLS QUICKLY - REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY.


Zoo Camp

Learn about animals in America, the Rainforest and even endangered species. Create stories and art. Science will come to life on the last day of camp when special guests arrive!

Ages: 6-8
Dates: THANK YOU!  Check back in 2018