YMCA Anthony Bowen Specialty Camps - STEM | YMCA DC

YMCA Anthony Bowen Specialty Camps – STEM

SAVOR THE FLAVOR

Campers really get cooking in this introduction to the culinary arts where they learn to create fun things that you can eat! Incorporating cleanliness, nutrition, cooking terms, measuring, creating, sharing and EATING, this camp allows children to become little chefs. From chopping up to cleaning up, it’s all food for thought.

AIR AND SPACE

Facinated by rockets and planes? Join a team of camp engineers to explore the world of movement building rockets, making parachutes, learning about airplanes, and more! Once each session we will be visiting the Air & Space Museum.

CRIME SCENE SCIENCE

Calling all Crime Science Young Investigators.  Perform cool science experiments that will make you feel like you are doing forensic science. CSI games with fingerprint, chromatography, solve a mystery a day with newly acquired skills that real detectors use to make for a summer of excitement

GOOP & MAGICAL SOLUTIONS

Join us on a wacky adventure through all kinds of cool and crazy chemical reactions. Use chemicals to make slippery slime and watch colors separate before your eyes! Find out how to make volcanoes erupt, what oobleck is, how to make gak and more! Add in messy games and activities, creating a slimy, grimy, goopy and magical experience.

GREEN THUMBS UP

Get down and dirty in this green thumb camp. Learn all about plants, seeds, & soil as you watch your organic garden grow.

JUST BUILD IT

Calling all junior architects! Construct mini-communities, a mini model of your house and other cool buildings. Transform sticks, cardboard and other common supplies into neat looking structures. Learn about simple architectural concepts and techniques.

LEGO BUILDERS

Use Legos to explore, investigate, experiment, question and build engaging hands-on science activities. Campers will have an opportunity to create, build and program robots along with other engineering tasks.

MAD SCIENTISTS

While schools out for the summer, science doesn’t take a break.  Through different experiments, campers will explore and dive deeper into the world of science.

SLIME TIME

Goop rules! Young mad scientists get down and dirty creating concoctions and potions and gurgling substances—some of them edible, some too icky to even think about eating.

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