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Sunday, March 26, 2017

ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING

WHO: ages 9-18

WHAT: Campers will learn how to operate a babysitting business and the skills to do it safely. First aid and CPR training is included.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 26-28

WHERE: Pitt County Agricultural Extension Office, 403 Government Circle

COST: $60

REGISTRATION: is limited.

CONTACT: Lauren Dail, extension agent for 4-H Youth Development, at 902-1712 or email lsdail2@ncsu.edu

 

APP ATTACK!

WHO: ages 8-14

WHAT: Campers will use a specialized app and game development tool to customize and design their own game apps.

WHEN: July 17-20, 9 a.m.-noon (ages 8-10), 1-4 p.m. (ages 11-14)

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $144

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 10.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

AROUND THE WORLD IN FIVE DAYS

WHO: first through fourth grades

WHAT: Students will learn about various cultures.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

BACK IN TIME HISTORY CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will explore daily life of children in the early days of America. Camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. July 3-7 (no camp July 4)

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

WHO: ages 5-12

WHAT: Campers will work with LEGO bricks to build models at camps, which have different weekly themes.

WHEN: 7 a.m-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays from June 12-Aug. 25

WHERE: 2512 S. Charles Blvd.

COST: $100 for half day and $175 for full day camp.

REGISTRATION: Discount registration ends April 15. Visit www.bricks4kidz.com/enc

CONTACT: 320-3973 or email bgrinder@bricks4kidz.com

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

WHO: kindergarten through second grade

WHAT: Campers will build with Legos at the camp, which has a different theme each week.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 12-16 (Jurassic World), July 10-14 (Villains and Heroes) or July 24-28 (Brick City Engineers)

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

BUG CAMP

WHO: rising prekindergarten-first grade

WHAT: Participants will learn about bugs as they observe them, dig for them and discuss them.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 26-30

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

CAMP TECHTERRA

WHO: first through sixth grade

WHAT: Students in small groups will participate in STEM activities such as: coding, robotics, digital storytelling, making and art, 3D printing, drones and science.

WHEN: 9-3 p.m. July 10-14

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $340

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

WHO: prekindergarten to first grade

WHAT: The camp will include holiday stories, music, crafts and snacks.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon (grades four-six) 1-4 p.m. (prekindergarten-first grade) July 25-29

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

COOKING AROUND THE WORLD

WHO: ages 6-10

WHAT: Campers will learn about different regions of the world through foods and folk tales.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5-7

WHERE: Pitt County Agricultural Extension Office, 403 Government Circle

COST: $40

REGISTRATION: is limited.

CONTACT: 902-1712 or email lsdail2@ncsu.edu

 

COOKING CAMP

WHO: ages 10-15

WHAT: Campers will learn to make cupcakes and other confectionery treats and will learn about international foods.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 19-22 (culinary confections) July 10-13 (cupcakes) July 17-20 (international)

WHERE: South Central High School, 570 Forlines Road, Winterville

COST: $50 per session

REGISTRATION: Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, 4561 County Home Road or online at www.pittcountync.gov/csandrecreation.

CONTACT: 902-1975

 

COOKING AND NUTRITION CAMP: FARM TO TABLE SERIES

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will explore how food is grown and prepared and will learn about nutrition. Camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. June 12-16

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

CAMP SAFARI

WHO: kindergarten through fourth grades

WHAT: Students will learn about jungle animals and their habitat.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 10-14

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $115

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

ELECTRONICS AND ROBOTICS

WHO: rising sixth-graders and older

WHAT: Campers will build and network computers, build and program LEGO mindstorm projects.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.-noon July 24-27

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $149

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 17.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

ELEMENTARY MATH

WHO: kindergarten through second grade

WHAT: Campers will work on writing numbers, rote counting and basic addition and subtraction.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 26-30

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $115

REGISTRATION: www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

EXPEDITION SCI-HI

WHO: ages 6-14

WHAT: Campers will explore scientific and historical aspects of North Carolina, including the maritime world as they participate in water testing and learn about marine ecology.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 26-30

WHERE: Rum Runner Dive Shop, 214-B Beacon Drive

COST: $450

REGISTRATION: Registration deadline is June 12.

CONTACT: call 439-4390 or email diving@rumrunnerdiveshop.com

 

GOOD DEEDS CAMP

WHO: second- through 12th-graders

WHAT: Campers will participate in community service projects at Rocking Horse Ranch, the Ronald McDonald House and an assisted living facility.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

GOING GREEN

WHO: kindergarten through fifth grade

WHAT: Campers will learn about bees, solar energy, recycling and composting. The camp also include hiking, kayaking and games.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 19-23

WHERE: A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

COST: $150

REGISTRATION: visit www.atimeforscience.org

CONTACT: 902-5305 or email maria@atimeforscience.org

 

HANDWRITING CAMP

WHO: kindergarten through first grades

WHAT: Students will work on writing skills and learn the sounds the letters make.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 10-14

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $115

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

IMAGINE, PLAN, BUILD ENGINEERING CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will conceive, plan and execute a design using various materials such as Lego bricks and Kapla planks. The camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. July 24-28

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

KIDS COOKING CAMP

WHO: ages 7-12

WHAT: Campers will learn basic cooking skills.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 12-14

WHERE: Gwendy’s Goodies, 514 Second St., Ayden

COST: $35 per week for Ayden residents and $45 for others.

REGISTRATION: is limited to 20 participants. Register at aydenartsandrec.recdesk.com or at Ayden Arts and Recreation Community Center, 4354 S. Lee St., Ayden. Deadline is June 2.

CONTACT: 481-5837

 

LEGO ROBOTICS

WHO: ages 5-12

WHAT: This camp will use Lego Wedo to build robots and then will program the robot.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 17-18 (ages 5-8) July 19-20 (ages 9-12)

WHERE: Pitt County Agricultural Extension Office, 403 Government Circle

COST: $40

REGISTRATION: is limited.

CONTACT: 902-1712 or email lsdail2@ncsu.edu

 

MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME

WHO: ages 8-14

WHAT: Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay and storytelling.

WHEN: July 31-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon (ages 8-10), 1-4 p.m. (ages 11-14)

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $144

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 24.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

MAKE YOUR FIRST VIDEO GAME

WHO: ages 8-14

WHAT: Campers will explore conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding to create a 2D platformer game.

WHEN: July 10-14, 9 a.m.-noon (ages 8-10), 1-4 p.m. (ages 11-14)

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $144

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 5.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

MARINE BIOLOGY

WHO: third through sixth grades

WHAT: Campers will learn about the coast and the deep sea as they explore ocean habitats and creatures.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $145

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

MINECRAFT DESIGNERS

WHO: ages 8-14

WHAT: Minecraft gamers will learn to make a custom map and 3D models, design objects and create custom textures.

WHEN: July 24-27, 9 a.m.-noon (ages 8-10), 1-4 p.m. (ages 11-14)

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $144

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 17.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

MINING AND CRAFTING (BRICKS 4 KIDZ)

WHO: pre-kindergarten through first grade

WHAT: Campers will experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO bricks.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 12-16

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

NATURE CAMP

WHO: kindergarten through third grade

WHAT: Campers will learn about different animals and their habitats.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 26-30

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

NATURE CAMP: BEARS AND BERRIES

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will pick strawberries, sample honey from local hives, hike a nature trail through the eyes of a bear, have a teddy bear picnic and make homemade whipped cream.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. June 5-9

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

PIRATE ADVENTURES CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will learn about the life of real and legendary pirates along North Carolina's coast. The camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. July 17-21

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

PIRATE SCIENCE

WHO: second through fifth grades

WHAT: Students will learn about ocean science, including sharks, tides, tsunamis and shipwrecks.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 19-23

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $150

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

PRINCESS AND SUPERHERO SCIENCE

WHO: kindergarten through second grade

WHAT: Campers will learn the science in the background of their favorite superhero and princess stories.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 10-14

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $130

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

READING ENRICHMENT EXTRAVAGANZA

WHO: advanced readers in second and third grade

WHAT: Campers will read “Chasing Vermeer,” a children's art mystery novel and will participate in learning activities.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.-noon July 10-12 and 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 13

WHERE: W.H. Robinson Elementary School

COST: $125

REGISTRATION: is limited

CONTACT: ilovesummerreading@gmail.com or call 347-3565 or 717-0837

 

ROCKET CAMP

WHO: ages 9-14

WHAT: Campers will design, simulate, construct, test and fly model rockets.

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Aug. 7-11

WHERE: Ayden Arts and Recreation Community Center, 4354 S. Lee St., Ayden.

COST: $25 per week for Ayden residents and $35 for others.

REGISTRATION: is limited to eight participants. Register at aydenartsandrec.recdesk.com or at the recreation office. Deadline is July 28.

CONTACT: 481-5837

 

SAT CRITICAL READING AND WRITING CAMP

WHO: seventh grade through rising high school seniors

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

SAT MATH

WHO: seventh through 12th grades

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 24-28

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

SCIENCE CAMP

WHO: ages 4-13

WHAT: Campers will learn about science through experiments.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24-28

WHERE: Third Street Education Center, 600 W. Third St.

COST: $75

REGISTRATION: visit thirdstreetec.org

CONTACT: 364-2995

 

SHAKESPEARE CAMP

WHO: fourth through seventh grades

WHAT: Camp includes scene work, Elizabethan dances, games, exercises and craft projects.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 10-14

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

SPACE ADVENTURES ASTRONOMY CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will explore rocket propulsion, gravity, and space exploration through activities and experiments. Camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. July 10-14

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

SPACE CAMP

WHO: kindergarten through fourth grades

WHAT: Campers will learn about the stars, planets and how astronauts live in space.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

SPACE IS THE PLACE

WHO: kindergarten through fifth grade

WHAT: Campers will watch planetarium shows and explore the universe through question and answer sessions with an astrophysicist. The camp also includes hiking, kayaking and games.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 31-Aug. 4

WHERE: A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

COST: $150

REGISTRATION: visit www.atimeforscience.org

CONTACT: 902-5305 or email maria@atimeforscience.org

 

STEAM CAMP

WHO: rising fourth- eighth-graders

WHAT: Campers will learn about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) based careers at Pitt Community College and will complete activities.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.-noon July 17-20

WHERE: Pitt Community College

COST: $149

REGISTRATION: Register at PCC’s Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Registration deadline is July 10.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pcc.edu

 

STEAM SUMMER CAMP

WHO: kindergartners through rising 12th-graders

WHAT: Campers will explore connections between the STEAM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math and art).

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17-21 (half-day options available)

WHERE: East Carolina University, Jenkins Fine Arts Center

COST: $280 ($130 for half-day)

REGISTRATION: Deadline is July 10. Register at https://epay-banner.ecu.edu/C20694_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=24

CONTACT: 328-5182 or email quinnr@ecu.edu

 

STEM DESIGN

WHO: fourth through eighth grades

WHAT: Students will learn science and engineering concepts through taking part in experiments.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 19-23

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

A TASTE OF THE PAST

WHO: third through seventh grades

WHAT: Students will learn about past and present kitchen customs, tools and foods as they prepare and share recipes.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 19-23

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

UNDER THE SEA

WHO: rising prekindergartners through first-graders

WHAT: Campers will sing songs, hear stories, work on arts and crafts and learn about animals and plants that call the oceans their home.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 12-16

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: https://camperregsecure.com/oakwood/

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

WEIRD SCIENCE

WHO: second- through fourth-graders

WHAT: Campers will conduct science experiments, including making rock candy and glow-in-the-dark slime.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 26-30

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

WHAT'S FOR LUNCH: GLOBAL CULTURES AND STUDENT LIFE

WHO: grades three-seven

WHAT: By learning and making what students eat for lunch around the world, campers will make connections to political, social and economic beliefs and practices of different nations.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 24-28

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $135

REGISTRATION: at www.theoakwoodschool.org or email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

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