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2024 Summer Enrichment Camps

Summer U at University High School offers enrichment summer camps for elementary, middle, and high school students. Summer U camps are led by teachers with a passion for their field. Topics range from STEM to the arts and sports, including Minecraft, tennis, robotics, chess, computer programming, rocketry, film production, musical theatre, and creative writing.

Note: We offer morning-only, afternoon-only, and full-day registration for Multi-Sport and Square 1 camps.

See answers to commonly asked questions here. Email summer@universityhighschool.org or call 317-733-4475, ext. 186 for more information.

IMPORTANT NOTES ON REGISTRATION:

  • We are using a new registration system (Veracross) for Summer U 2024 and are working out a few unforeseen issues.
  • If you meet one of the following conditions, please complete this form.
    • You have already registered one of your children and want to add a child and register them for camps.
    • You are a parent/guardian of a current University High School student and want to register another child for camps
  • When creating an account, you may add all of your children, even if you aren’t currently sure they will attend a Summer U camp. This allows you to bypass the form above should you decide to add camps for an additional child at a later time.
  • Please note that registration will be offline for maintenance by Veracross on Saturday, March 30, from 4 to 10 p.m.

Check out the schedule below and scroll down to see descriptions of camps.

Schedule is subject to change.

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Enrichment Camp Details & Descriptions

3D Computer Modeling | Grades 1-4 | 2 weeks | Morning

3D computer ModelinG, Grades 1-4

Camp Details
June 10-21, 2-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 1-4
$400 camp fee

Camp Description
Join us on our adventure to use innovative 3D-modeling software to create whatever we want on our computers. We utilize advanced 3D scanning technology and explore how 3D modeling makes the world work. The skills that you and your new friends learn in this camp session prepare you for activities such as creating video games, using 3D printers, engineering, and even architecture.

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3D Computer Modeling | Grades 5-9 | 2 weeks | Afternoon

3D computer ModelinG, Grades 5-9

Camp Details
June 10-21, 2-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 5-9
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Join us on our adventure to use innovative 3D-modeling software to create whatever we want on our computers. We utilize advanced 3D scanning technology and explore how 3D modeling makes the world work. The skills that you and your new friends learn in this camp session prepare you for activities such as creating video games, using 3D printers, engineering, and even architecture.

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BEGINNING CHESS | GRADES 1-4 | 2 WEEKS | MORNING

BEGINNING CHESs, GRADES 1-4

Camp Details
June 17-28, 2-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 1-4
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Want to get your youth away from a screen this summer? Why not have them learn the classic game of chess in a fun and exciting way? This two-week camp teaches the basics of chess as well as fun variations of the game. The camp concludes with awards for both playing and mental attitude. Join today!

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BEGINNING CHESS | GRADES 5-8 | 2 WEEKS | AFTERNOON

BEGINNING CHESs, GRADES 5-8

Camp Details
June 17-28, 2-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 5-8
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Want to get your youth away from a screen this summer? Why not have them learn the classic game of chess in a fun and exciting way? This two-week camp teaches the basics of chess as well as fun variations of the game. The camp concludes with awards for both playing and mental attitude. Join today!

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BEGINNING TENNIS | Grades 5-8 | 2 Weeks | MORNING

BEGINNING TENNIS

Camp Details
June 24-28, 2-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 5-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers learn the basic fundamentals of tennis, including correct grips and proper stroke technique (backhands, forehands, volleys, and serves). Campers engage in basic exercises to work on coordination and footwork while also participating in a variety of tennis-related games and activities. So, let’s hit the court and learn more about this spectacular sport! Note: This camp is designed for campers new to tennis.

Please bring water and a racquet.

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CHECKMATE CHESS | Grades K-4 | 1 Week | MORNING

CHECKMATE CHESS

Camp Details
June 10-14, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades K-4
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Do you know how to play chess? Never played? No problem! Are you a good player who wants to improve? This is the camp for you, taught by the locally famous Learning Through Games group that is known for making chess fun! The camp consists of fun lectures, recess, and enjoyable chess games.

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CREATIVE WRITING | Grades 5-12 | 1 Week | Morning

CREATIVE WRITING

Camp Details
June 10-14, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 5-12
$200 camp fee

Camp Description
Campers cover playwriting, screenwriting, fiction, and poetry through fun games and interactive exercises. If you love storytelling and want an encouraging, supportive workshop environment, this is the camp for you!

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DIY MICROCOMPUTERS | Grades 5-8 | 3 weeks | Morning

DIY MICROCOMPUTERS

Camp Details
June 10-28, 3-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 5-8
$650 camp fee

Camp Description

This three-week camp offers an introduction to the exciting world of computer programming. No prior experience needed! First, campers learn the basics of programming, making games in Scratch, a visual programming language, then program computers to control circuits, and finally delve into Python programming.

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DRUMMING ROBOT | Grades 4-6 | 1 week | Morning

DRUMMING ROBOT

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 4-6
$225 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers learn the basic concepts of robotics and the various parts needed to build a robot, along with what each part does and how they all work together. In this camp, we get behind the scenes of robotics and coding while learning the entire process of incrementally building and programming a robot that plays a drum and learning code to make the robot do various tasks. Access to video lessons will be available for future reference.

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DRUMMING ROBOT | Grades 7-9 | 1 week | AFTERNOON

DRUMMING ROBOT

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 7-9
$225 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers learn the basic concepts of robotics and the various parts needed to build a robot, along with what each part does and how they all work together. In this camp, we get behind the scenes of robotics and coding while learning the entire process of incrementally building and programming a robot that plays a drum and learning code to make the robot do various tasks. Access to video lessons will be available for future reference.

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EXPLORING THE WORLD'S CULTURES | Grades 4-8 | 1 week | Morning

EXPLORING THE WORLD’S CULTURES

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 4-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Join us for an exploration of the world and its diverse cultures, through guest speakers, virtual visits to selected countries, food tastings, dance, and more. Campers explore various corners of the globe through music, food, art, music, and movement. From India to South Korea to France to Portugal, campers visit a variety of countries through all their senses. Campers, grab your passport, pack your bag, and join us for global fun and exploration!

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Film Production | Grades 7-12 | 1 Week | Morning

Film Production

Camp Details
June 17-21, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 7-12
Henry Johnston, English Teacher and Filmmaker
$200 camp fee

Camp Description
Budding filmmakers have the chance to produce their very own films! Campers learn to write, direct, and edit short films that showcase their unique talents in just one week. Aspiring writers, actors, directors, and editors are all invited! The camp concludes with a special film festival showcasing these films.

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GAME DESIGN: UNITY | Grades 5-8 | 3 weeks | Morning

GAME DESIGN: UNITY

Camp Details
July 8-26, 3-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 5-8
$600 camp fee

Camp Description

Love playing games? Learn to make your own! Campers learn to use Unity, the leading game engine, to create their very own games. Campers spend the days exploring 2D and 3D game development principles while learning the coding basics using C#.

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GAMES YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT | Grades 4-8 | 1 Week | AFTERNOON

GAMES YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 4-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp gives campers experience in competition beyond more familiar athletic, board, and video games, such as croquet, bocce, badminton, Kubb, and even a simple hook-and-ring game. We quickly learn the history, rules, and parameters of each game and consider aspects such as objects used, time, scoring, boundaries, and limitations—giving us a sense of game theory. The week culminates in an opportunity for campers to invent their own games.

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IMPROV COMEDY | Grades 5-12 | 1 Week | AFTERNOON

IMPROV COMEDY

Camp Details
July 22-26, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 5-12
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Welcome to Improv Comedy Camp, where the games are made up, and the points don’t matter! This camp is designed to teach and develop improvisational comedy skills in participants. Improv, short for improvisation, is a form of theater where most or all of what is performed is created spontaneously by the performers without a script. In Improv Comedy Camp, participants engage in a variety of activities and exercises aimed at fostering creativity, teamwork, and quick thinking.

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INTERMEDIATE/COMPETITIVE CHESS | Grades 1-8 | 1 Week | MORNING

INTERMEDIATE/COMPETITIVE CHESS

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 1-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp is for those who are already familiar with the game and wish to sharpen their skills or have completed Beginning Chess Camp. Campers learn advanced techniques, including a variety of openings, time management, recording notation, and different tournament settings. If you are ready for a more competitive environment similar to local and state tournaments, this camp is for you. The camp concludes with a final tournament and an awards party.

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INTO THE WILD: NATURE CAMP | Grades 4-8 | 1 Week | FULL DAY

INTO THE WILD: NATURE CAMP

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 4-8
$445 camp fee

Camp Description

“Into the Wild” Nature Camp focuses on hands-on, field-based experiential learning. As we investigate a variety of locations – inside and out – campers connect with nature up close, forge friendships, develop skills, and build confidence.

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INTRO TO FRENCH CULTURE | Grades 5-8 | 1 Week | MORNING

INTRO TO FRENCH CULTURE

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 5-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp introduces students to French cultural phenomena. Students also engage in hands-on fun activities such as an imagined visit to France or indulging in a delicious crêpe. This camp also helps students develop basic conversational skills in French, such as greetings, ordering food, and being able to express feelings and emotions.

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INTRO TO SPANISH CULTURE | Grades 5-8 | 1 Week | MORNING

INTRO TO spanish CULTURE

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 5-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp introduces students to Spanish cultural phenomena. Students also engage in hands-on fun activities such as an imagined visit to Spain or making a piñata. This camp also helps students develop basic conversational skills in Spanish, such as greetings, ordering food, and being able to express feelings and emotions.

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INVESTIGATING INDIANA | Grades 4-9 | 1 Week | MORNING

INVESTIGATING INDIANA

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 4-9
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers investigate what makes the state of Indiana unique through engaging activities. They create Impressionist art inspired by Hoosier TC Steele and clay effigies inspired by Indiana’s Native American populations, taste Indiana’s culinary delights, including sugar cream pie and persimmon pudding, interact with guests such as an archeologist and a historian, and craft their own popcorn mix. Campers end the week with a greater understanding and newfound curiosity for the Crossroads of America.

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IT'S A JURASSIC WORLD | Grades 1-2 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

IT’S A JURASSIC WORLD

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-2
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

If you dig dinosaurs, this is your camp! In this week-long camp, we learn about dinosaurs of all sizes and shapes. Campers make their own dinosaurs, learn dinosaur music, paint with dinosaurs, and create a dino-rama, their very own dinosaur world.

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LEARN ABOUT SCIENCE | Grades 1-5 | 1 Week | AFTERNOON

LEARN ABOUT SCIENCE

Camp Details
June 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 1-5
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Are you ready to learn about science? This camp uses ingredients found in your kitchen to do STEM. The campers design their own experiments about osmosis using gummy candy, make graphs and DNA with candy, extract DNA from strawberries, and more—all using things you can find in the store. You don’t need a fancy chemistry lab to do these. The best part? Your child brings home instructions for how you can do them together and materials to drive the concepts home!

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LEGO CHALLENGE | Grades 1-5 | 1 Week | MORNING

LEGO CHALLENGE

Camp Details
July 8-12
or
July 15-19 (full)
1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 1-5
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

In the LEGO Challenge Camp, campers rise to daily challenges. They use their imaginations to free-build or, if their imaginations need a little boost, they can use an app to scan a pile of bricks to see what they can build. More advanced builders can learn how to use gears, a distance sensor, a force sensor, a color sensor, motors, and LEGO Technic. Participants are encouraged to bring a tablet if possible.

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Mad Scientist | Grades 1-4 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

Mad Scientist

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-4
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Do you like science? Do you like science that’s messy, noisy, wild and fun? Then Mad scientist camp might be for you. We will make tooth paste for elephants, things that are slimy, and even learn to make a flute from a straw. Get ready to explore science in a whole new way and become a mad scientist.

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Minecraft All-Stars (Advanced) | Grades 4-8 | 1 Week | afternoon

Minecraft all-stars camp (Advanced)

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 4-8
Skill level: Advanced
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp is only for students who have previously attended a Minecraft camp AND who have been identified by Indy Stem Camp counselors as having advanced Minecraft gaming skills. This camp is by recommendation only. Please contact Indy Stem Camp to inquire about your child’s readiness for this advanced camp before registering them. This camp emphasizes advanced Minecraft gameplay, including complex Redstone and command block usage. This capstone course features Java Minecraft version 1.16.5. and includes our most challenging games and activities and culminates with an “Island Beacon Battle” and “Mob Spawn” game.

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Minecraft BUILD BATTLES (BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE) | Grades 1-6 | 1 Week | Afternoon

Minecraft BUILD BATTLES

Camp Details
June 10-14, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 1-6
Skill Level: Beginner & intermediate
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Build Battles Camp is for the Minecraft Player who enjoys building and showing off their creations. Each day has a different build challenge. A medieval castle, a luxurious mansion, an elaborate fish tank, a deluxe tree house – these are just a few of the Build Battle challenges that put Minecraft skills to the test. At the end of each build task, campers share their creations with the entire camp via a show-and-tell period. This camp includes some of our most basic PVP games, including Spleef, Freeze Tag, and Bridge Wars.

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Minecraft BUILD master (advanced) | Grades 4-8 | 1 Week | morning

Minecraft BUILD Master

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 4-8
Skill Level: Advanced
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

For experienced Minecraft players. In this advanced version of our MegaBuild Camp, campers work collectively as one team to create a virtual 3D replica of a structure, building, or location found in the world. Past camps have seen a collective build of the Eifel Tower, Monument Circle, Lucas Oil Stadium, and the Statue of Liberty, among other options chosen by the campers. In addition, campers use Java-based 1.16.5 Minecraft to build a medieval castle that they defend in a siege. Finally, campers play a variety of PVP games where they face off against other campers in some of our most exciting PVP challenges.

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Minecraft Engineering (ADVANCED) | Grades 3-8 | 1 Week | MORNING

Minecraft Engineering (Advanced)

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 3-8
Skill level: Advanced
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

In this slightly more advanced sequel to the World of Minecraft Camp, campers learn advanced crafting skills, complex Redstone engineering, and how to install and manage mods at home. Campers put their engineering skills to the test in both survival and creative worlds with individual and team-based challenges and PVP games, including Spleef, Sky Bed Wars, Race for the Wool, Zombie Tag, Sky Bed Wars, and Bridge Battles, and culminating with an exciting “Beacon Battles” game at the end of the last day. Campers also play select games on Java Minecraft version 1.16.5 in addition to our standard Minecraft education version.

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Minecraft Explorers (beginner) | Grades 1-4 | 1 Week | Morning

Minecraft Explorers

Camp Details
June 10-14, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 1-4
Skill Level: Beginner
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This introductory camp is a great way to experience what Minecraft camps are about in a safe, secure environment with like-age campers. Campers explore a vast interactive ancient world map with thrilling quests and adventures. In another activity, campers work together to complete a variety of scavenger hunts on a secluded island world filled with treasures. Lessons on crafting, mining, and basic game survival skills are provided, with multiple opportunities to show and tell. PVP games aren’t played at this camp; cooperation and teamwork are emphasized.

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Minecraft Games & More (Intermediate & Advanced) | Grades 3-8 | 1 Week | MORNING or AFTERNOON

Minecraft GAMES & MORE camp (Intermediate & advanced)

Camp Details
June 17-21, 1-week camp, M-F, 9 a.m.-Noon
OR
July 22-26, 1-week camp, M-F, 1-4 p.m.
Grades 3-8
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

For Minecraft players who love to play PVP games. Campers will play all of our best Minecraft mini-games and challenges including Spleef, Skywars, Race for the Wool, Freeze Tag, Zombie Tag, Bridge Wars, KitPVP, Team Obstacle Course, Sky Bed Wars and many more. This camp culminates with our classic “Beacon Battles” game played on our special split-volcano archipelago world. This is the ultimate Minecraft Gaming Camp where campers get to put everything they know about Minecraft to the test.

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Minecraft MegaBuild (Intermediate & Advanced) | Grades 2-7 | 1 Week | AFTERNOON

Minecraft MegaBuild camp (Intermediate & advanced)

Camp Details
June 17-21, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 2-7
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

Welcome to the world of Minecraft MegaBuild! Campers work together to design and build a virtual modern city center complete with parks, retail, and residential spaces. At the center of the city is a giant skyscraper where each camper gets their own floor to decorate and design however they see fit. Students learn about modern city planning along with design and engineering concepts related to building construction. In another activity, campers separate into teams to build and defend a castle during our always exciting “Capture the King” PVP game.

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Multi-Sport | Grades 3-8 | 1 week | MORNING, AFTERNOON, OR ALL DAY

Multi-Sport

Camp Details
June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-August 2
1-week repeating camp, may register for more than one week
8:45 a.m.-3 p.m., 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., or 12:15-3 p.m.
Grades 3-8
$295 camp fee all day, $190 morning-only, $130 afternoon-only

Camp Description
Multi-Sport Camp is a fun-filled camp that will give athletes the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports and activities. Multi-Sport Camp is highlighted by our Multi-Sport Olympics. During camp Olympics, campers will play games such as basketball, flag football, soccer, whiffle ball, kickball, and much more! Olympic events include a variety of contests and games in the sports mentioned above, along with other fun and whacky events like the egg toss, cup stacking, tug-o-war, obstacle courses, and more! Multi-Sport Camp allows for the children to build relationships and trust between teammates as they work towards team success throughout the camp. Campers enjoy creating team cheers with their Olympic teams as they go head-to-head versus their competition, with the opportunity to win awards and prizes. This is a great camp to come to with a group of friends, or to meet new people from the surrounding community.

For those who wish to register for other morning or afternoon camps, we also offer morning-only and afternoon-only sessions of this camp. Please double-check that you are registering for the correct time.

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MUSIC PLAY | Grades 1-4 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

MUSIC PLAY

Camp Details
July 22-26, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-4
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

This camp uses movement and play to discover music forms and styles. Campers use parachutes, cups, stretchy bands, ribbons and more to explore movement. Join us as we play music games and discover unconventional ways to make music.

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MUSICAL THEATRE JUNIOR | Grades 1-6 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

MUSICAL THEATRE JUNIOR

Camp Details
June 10-14, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-6
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Young performers learn the basics of musical theatre through the combination of singing, dancing, and acting while developing confidence on the stage. Students present a showcase for friends and family at the end of the week.

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THE OMNI EXPERIENCE: EMBODYING TOTAL WELLNESS | Grades 1-8 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

THE OMNI EXPERIENCE: EMBODYING TOTAL WELLNESS

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-8
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Throughout this camp, participants embark on a journey to enrich their daily lives by embracing the holistic approach of Omni Fitness Pillars of Wellness—Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Environmental, and Social. Campers receive an Omni Fitness Holistic Wellness Guide, serving as the cornerstone for our daily activities. Each day centers around one or two pillars of wellness and features engaging activities, discussions, and educational sessions. By the culmination of this camp, participants possess a heightened awareness of their well-being and the tools to foster its ongoing development.

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OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP | Grades 9-12 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 9-12
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers learn basic wilderness skills, including knot-tying, shelter building, building campfires from scratch, Leave No Trace Ethics, identifying flora and fauna, and navigation with only a map and compass. Campers dive into multiple activities around leadership development, communication skills, working with teams, discussing diversity, equity, and inclusion — and why it matters, and how to complete each task with excellence. Additionally, campers learn CPR and basic Wilderness First Aid skills. Campers receive an American Red Cross CPR certification upon successfully completing the course.

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Rocketry | Grades 6-8 | 1 WEEK | Afternoon

Rocketry

Camp Details
June 10-14 or June 17-21
1-week camp repeating camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 6-8
$225 camp fee

Camp Description

In this one-week Rocketry camp, students explore the science of flight and related topics, including gravity, lift, thrust, and drag. Campers build their own model rockets (theirs to keep), which they will launch at the end of the week. They will also explore related physics topics via labs and age-appropriate experiments.

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Square ONE SPORTS | 4 yrs to grade 2 | 1 week | MORNING, AFTERNOON, OR ALL DAY

Square one SPORTS

Camp Details
June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-August 2
1-week repeating camp, may register for more than one week
8:45 a.m.-3 p.m., 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., or 12:15-3 p.m.
Age 4-grade 2
$295 camp fee all day, $190 morning-only, $130 afternoon-only

Camp Description

Square One Camp is our version of our multi-sport camp for the little ones. Square One Camp is a fun, safe, light-hearted way to get your kiddo moving during the summer. Campers better their skills through games such as basketball, soccer, football, baseball, kickball, pillow polo, and field hockey. Locomotor skills are improved through competitions like relay races, water balloon tosses, tagging games, noodle games, and Hula-hooping. Social skills are developed as play and working together, whether at West Park, during free time in the gym after lunch, board and card game time, or bonding over Kona Ice on Thursdays. Teamwork, communication, and organization are developed through Olympic-style games on Fridays, the occasional craft time, or a nature walk. Themed days, from crazy hair day to favorite team day or slip-n-slide Friday, ensure there is always something to look forward to.

For those who wish to register for other morning or afternoon camps, we also offer morning-only and afternoon-only sessions of this camp. Please double-check that you are registering for the correct time.

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STAR PILOT | Grades 5-8 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

STAR PILOT

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 5-8
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Chart a course, explore planets, fight battles, and upgrade your ship! Work together with friends or adventure on your own. It may sound like a video game, but Star Pilot is an in-person experience where campers learn and practice basic algebra and geometry without the pressure of grades or deadlines. Build new skills and new friendships in this fun and immersive space game!

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STAR WARS JR | Grades 1-4 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

STAR WARS JR

Camp Details
June 17-21
1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-4
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers create galaxy-based art, do Jedi training, make galaxy sensory jars, build a lightsaber, and explore Star Wars through music and movement.

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THINKING MATHEMATICALLY | Grades 6-8 | 1 Week | MORNING

THINKING MATHEMATICALLY

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 6-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

This week-long course focuses on developing habits of mathematical thinking through rich problem-solving experiences. Topics include investigations in number theory, paradoxes of infinity, mathematically based magic tricks, studying strategies of a logic game, digital roots and modular arithmetic, mental math techniques, visual approaches to algebraic thinking, and fun, challenging math problems that deepen understanding of traditional middle school math topics.

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TRAVEL THE WORLD THROUGH SONG | Grades 1-4 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

TRAVEL THE WORLD THROUGH SONG

Camp Details
July 8-12, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 1-4
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Campers travel the world through the power of music. We will explore other cultures, discover new games from other countries, and learn music from India, China, Mexico, Africa, and more.

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Vex Robotics | Grades 6-8 | 1 WEEK | Morning

vex robotics

Camp Details
June 10-14 or June 17-21, M-F, 1-week repeating camp
9 a.m.-noon
Grades 6-8
$225 camp fee

Camp Description

Do you like robots? Do you want to learn more about them? Come join us for the VEX Robotics Camp. Campers will get hands-on experience building robots using VEX materials, and they will see how their robot stacks up in an in-class competition. By the end of the week, campers will not only walk away with fun memories, but they will also have useful experience in building, programing, and driving really cool robots!

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World of Minecraft (Beginner & Intermediate) | Grades 1-6 | 1 Week | Morning or Afternoon

WORLD OF Minecraft (Beginner & Intermediate)

Camp Details
June 24-28, 1-4 p.m.
OR
July 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon
1-week camp, M-F
Grades 1-6
Indy STEM Camps
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

In our signature Minecraft camp, campers explore a vast interactive ancient world map with thrilling quests and adventures. In another activity, campers are divided into teams to work together in survival mode to design, create, and build a virtual community on a volcanic archipelago. Lessons on crafting, mining, farming, and basic Redstone engineering are presented. Campers are introduced to basic PVP games, including Spleef, Freeze Tag, and Bridge Wars, culminating with an exciting “Beacon Battles” game at the end of the last day.

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WORLD OF star wars | Grades 4-8 | 1 WEEK | afternoon

WORLD OF star wars

Camp Details
July 15-19, 1-week camp, M-F
1-4 p.m.
Grades 4-8
$200 camp fee

Camp Description

In this fun and interactive camp, campers celebrate their love for Star Wars, make new friends, and enjoy a range of activities inspired by the galaxy far, far away, such as lightsaber training, costume contests, Star Wars-themed crafts, games, and discussions of the Star Wars movies, characters, and overall lore. Campers create the next chapter of the Star Wars universe, whether it be through literature, comics, or digital design. What happens to Grogu? What’s next for Boba Fett? Is Jar Jar Binks really a Sith Lord? You decide!

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ZOMBIE SURVIVAL 101 | Grades 5-8 | 1 Week | ALL DAY

ZOMBIE SURVIVAL 101

Camp Details
July 22-26, 1-week camp, M-F
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grades 5-8
$400 camp fee

Camp Description

Learn real-world disaster skills through the humorous lens of zombie preparedness. Learn how to prepare for emergencies and how everyday household items can be transformed into life-saving tools. Campers practice logic, creativity, and adaptation as they design their own zombie kits and try them out in a simulated week of adventure.

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