Week One Camps - June 22-26, 2015

TWIST – a STEMsational Summer Enrichment Camp for Girls!Duke-Energy-Logo-4c.jpg

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Today’s Women in STEM Tomorrow (TWIST) is an exciting, hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for girls in 6th – 8th grades. The TWIST summer camp is a fun-filled week of indoor and outdoor science adventures! Explore a natural habitat and get up close and personal with some of the native residents who share our big backyard; uncover the boundless possibilities of the digital world; discover the power of electricity and other sources of energy; and test your wits against the tallest trees in The Woods.

This fun, five day camp will be packed with activities, field trips and special guests, with special information for girls who are interested in STEM careers. You won’t want to miss TWIST!

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Open to girls starting 6th – 8th grade as of September 2015
Cost: $200.00

The Oakley Academy – Environmental Science Camp

The Oakley Academy will be a five day, four night overnight camp emphasizing ecology and the environment. The focus will be on our own Lake Le Fer and its habitat restoration with outdoor fieldwork and hands-on activities that include identifying common local species, addressing habitat and biological diversity, and testing soil and water quality. Explore the campus at twilight in a search for nocturnal species. Enjoy traditional camp activities on the beautiful campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Camp Information:

Arrival: 8:45 a.m.,Monday, June 22
Depart: 4:15 p.m., Friday, June 26
Open to girls entering grades 6-9 as of September, 2015
Cost: $250

Items to Bring

Nursing Camp

Day camp for boys and girls entering grades 9-12

Experience hands-on activities including a trip to a simulation center, ambulance simulation, mini-medical lectures, nutritional lectures and a focus on professional careers in the health field.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $200.00

Photography Camp

Day camp for boys and girls entering grades 6-8

Learn photography techniques, tips and tricks. Benefit from the beautiful SMWC campus and natural environment to capture some amazing photographs. Campers are required to bring their own cameras for this camp.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $165.00

Equestrian Camp for Beginners

*This Camps Has been filled for this year. Please try back next year.

Day camp for boys and girls entering grades 2-10

Learn all about horses including safe practices when handling horses as well as how to bridle and halter correctly, lead, ride, groom and care for a horse. Horses are provided for this beginner equestrian camp.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $200.00

Art Camp

Day camp for boys and girls grades 6-8

Enjoy learning how to create art using a variety of techniques and objects while expressing creativity with sculptures, still life, media art or a more personalized project of creating a self-portrait.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $165.00

Bike Camp

Day camp for boys and girls entering grades 4-6

Learn the rules of the road, maintenance, and bike assembly and enjoy bike riding with friends around campus. Campers must bring their own bike and helmet.

Camp Information:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Cost: $165.00