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Young Debaters (gr. 5-8)

Young Debaters  
2023 Dates: June 26 – 30
rising 5-8 grades
Cost: $835

Campers learn the art of persuasion and help select debate topics they find interesting. In a public forum debate format, campers work in groups and practice their debating skills in a supportive environment, including developing arguments, issuing rebuttals, providing examples, rebuilding their case and summarizing points of view. Young Debators learn to think on their feet and enhance their public-speaking skills, gaining self-confidence in the process.

Storytellers: Creative Writing (gr. 3-6)

Storytellers: Creative Writing  *NEW for 2023*
2023 Dates: July 10 – 14
rising 3-6 grades
Cost: $835

Campers enhance their writing skills and learn to work as a team in a creative setting. They’ll collaborate in brainstorming sessions to select an original story idea, complete individual writing assignments to flesh out their story, and provide feedback and advice to their peers, promoting social and emotional learning (SEL). Campers aim to finish their own stories by the end of the program, fostering creativity and stronger social skills in the process.


Little Inventors (gr. 1-4)

Little Inventors 
2023 Dates: July 31 – August 4
rising 1-4 grades
Cost: $835

Are you ready to innovate?

Get your creative juices flowing in this project-based program, where you will identify the need for an invention, think on your feet, and create real structures and solutions. Campers will also learn about famous inventors and internalize how recent innovations improve our lives.


My First Lemonade Stand (gr. 1-4)

My First Lemonade Stand
2023 Dates: August 7 – 11
rising 1-4 grades
Cost: $835

Let’s sell lemonade!

Young campers become “lemonade entrepreneurs” and learn how to make yummy lemonade and earn money selling it! From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, campers have fun all week while developing business savvy. As an optional showcase event, campers launch the lemonade stand on to raise money for a charity they select!


Model UN (gr. 5-8)

Model UN  *NEW for 2023*
2023 Dates: August 14 – 18
rising 5-8 grades
Cost: $835

Campers act as United Nations (UN) delegates, collaborating in teams to develop policy recommendations and debating current global issues aligned to the UN’s sustainable development goals. Participants enhance their research and communication skills, while gaining a solid exposure to debating international affairs, problem solving in a diplomatic context, and making persuasive presentations.



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