Summer STEM

Grades 3-8
JUNE 28-AUG 20, 2021 (No camp July 5)
9AM-4PM
Summer STEM is a summer program focusing on the campers interests with intense workshops based on specialty areas of STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering & Mathematics). This program joins the JCC Rockland Camps family providing a unique experience for campers that enjoy being creative with their minds while still getting to take part in the excitement and memories that come with a traditional camp experience (activities include; swim, archery, gaga, ropes course, soccer, volleyball and more).

2021 Weekly Themes

Week 1 & 2: June 28 and July 5

Engineering and Building Structures
  • Keva Blocks
  • Lego Challenges
  • Pom Pom Launcher
  • Spaghetti Tower
  • Bridge Building
  • Domino Challenge


Week 3 & 4: July 12 and July 19

Cooking and Chemistry
  • Rock Candy
  • Food Tasting and Senses
  • Hot Ice Cream
  • Yogurt from scratch
  • Density Labs
  • Acids and Bases Colorful Clue Lab


Week 5 & 6: July 26 and August 2

Robotics and Coding
  • Spheros
  • Lego Mindstorm
  • Minecraft


Week 7: August 9

Going Green/Nature/Life Science
  • Wind Meters
  • Bugs
  • Sun Dials
  • Smart City
  • Bird Feeders
  • Bacteria and Agar


Week 8: August 16

Forensics
  • DNA Strawberries
  • Fingerprints
  • Crime Scene Kits
  • Mystery Crimes to Solve


**weekly themes subject to change.


JCC Camps are permitted to operate by the New York State Department of Health. JCC Camps are inspected twice a year and the inspection reports are filed at the Rockland County Department of Health.


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