Career Exploration Summer Camps

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  • For incoming 6th to 8th grade KUSD students
  • Online registration begins on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8 a.m.
  • In person registration is available 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the ESC, 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI, 53144
  • An email reminder will be sent out one week before the start of the session.
  • Register online
  • Pay online for supplies

June 19-23 Camps

Sewing Camp – Sew and Share with Mrs. Drews

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School ($15 fee for each student)
  • In this week long camp you will use your creative mind to design and create hands on projects.  We will create a Cartoon Pillow, a Felt Friend and a Fun Print Stuff Bag, all for you to take home with you when finished. Learn the basics to operating a sewing machine and an embroidery machine. Can’t wait to see you in June!

Cooking Camp – Developing Confident Kitchen Skills with Mrs. Blise

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Indian Trail High School and Academy ($15 fee for each student) 
  • Do you enjoy cooking? Does exploring new foods interest you? Do you like creating things to eat? Then this is the class for you! In this week long camp the young chef in you will shine! You will practice essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking. You will work alongside classmates learning techniques like; knife and measuring skills, basic baking, cooking and saute skills, all while creating new and popular food dishes from scratch!  And of course eating everything you make! Hope to see you this summer! 

Cooking Camp – Learn the basics in the Kitchen with Mrs. Redalen

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School in room 143 (West Door Entrance) ($15.00 fee for each student)
  • This camp is a chance to use your interest in cooking to work in labs to create fun snacks, breakfasts, and desserts from scratch.  You will learn techniques in baking and cooking..  How to use a variety of appliances and equipment safely, how to measure, and many other techniques . On Friday you will be able to have some fun with a group cooking competition similar to “Master Chef Junior” to put into use the skills learned that week.!  Come join in the fun!  Hope to see you in June!

Marketing Camp – Marketing Is All Around Us with Ms. Sinnen

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School ($5 fee for each student)
  • Did you have a lemonade stand when you were younger?  Ready for something a little more pumped up?  Join Marketing Camp to take that childhood lemonade stand to the big league. We’ll explore how to bring your product to the people through marketing.

June 26-30 Camps

Code Camp – Gaming with Makey Makey with Mrs. McCollum

  • 8-11 a.m. • Washington Middle School ($45 fee for each student)
  • Have you ever wanted to create your own game? Want to use a banana to control it? Or create playdoh controllers? Make your “operation” game and more. You will create games in scratch and code.org and then use your own Makey Makey to control your game your way! Fee includes the Makey Makey ($50 value). www.makeymakey.com

 
Code Camp – Tin Can Robots with Mrs. McCollum

  • 12-3 p.m. • Washington Middle School ($25 fee for each student)
  • Do you want to make your own robot? Learn about coding and problem solving and then make your own tin-can robots!  Your fee in includes 2 tin can robot kits that you will build and keep.  

Shark Tank Camp – Come Swim Among The Sharks with Ms. Sinnen

  • 9a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School ($5 fee for each student)
  • It has been said that the one thing billionaires have in common is that they make decisions quickly.  Everyone has ideas for creating new or improving upon existing products.  Join us for a week of entrepreneurial spirit and fast-paced decision making as we prepare to enter the Shark Tank.  Now is your opportunity to tell some real-world business owner’s your ideas!  Enter the Shark Tank – if you dare!

Marketing Camp – Board Games & Marketing with Mrs. Grochowski

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School ($5 for each student)
  • Board games have been loved by generations but with the increase of video gamers and e-games the board game industry needs help coming up with new ideas.  In this class you will develop a new board game and learn how to market it to customers. Students will be able to take their board games home after the class is completed.

July 10-14

Code Camp – Be an Inventor (Incoming 6th graders only) with Mrs. McCollum

  • 8 -11 a.m. • Washington Middle School  ($30 for each student)
  • Get ready for middle school by learning to code. You will make cool games and inventions with Makey Makey Go and also make a tin can robot.  Fee includes Makey Makey go and tin can robot kit to www.makeymakey.com

Cooking Camp – Developing Confident Kitchen Skills with Mrs. Blise

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Indian Trail High School and Academy ($15 fee for each student) 
  • Do you enjoy cooking? Does exploring new foods interest you? Do you like creating things to eat? Then this is the class for you! In this week long camp the young chef in you will shine! You will practice essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking. You will work alongside classmates learning techniques like; knife and measuring skills, basic baking, cooking and saute skills, all while creating new and popular food dishes from scratch! And of course eating everything you make! Hope to see you this summer!

July 17-21

STEM Camp – Create and Take with Mr. Speaks 

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Washington Middle School ($10 fee for each student)
  • In this week long camp you will discover fun ways to use STEM principles in fun and engaging hands on projects that you will get to take home with you! We will create and print a Fidget Toy using Inventor and our 3D printer. Learn basic electronics by building a ‘busy bug’ who will when finished roam around the room bumping into objects and then find alternate paths. Learn basic rules for things that fly while creating paper and balsa wood flying machines.  Looking forward to a fun and exciting week with you!

 STEM Camp – Create and Take with Mrs. Ticha 

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Washington Middle School ($10 fee for each student)
  • In this week long camp you will discover fun ways to use STEM principles in fun and engaging hands on projects that you will get to take home with you! We will create and print a Fidget Toy using Inventor and our 3D printer. Learn basic electronics by building a ‘busy bug’ who will when finished roam around the room bumping into objects and then find alternate paths. Learn basic rules for things that fly while creating paper and balsa wood flying machines.  Looking forward to a fun and exciting week with you!

Cooking Camp – Developing Confident Kitchen Skills with Mrs. Blise

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Indian Trail High School and Academy ($15 fee for each student) 
  • Do you enjoy cooking? Does exploring new foods interest you? Do you like creating things to eat? Then this is the class for you! In this week long camp the young chef in you will shine! You will practice essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking. You will work alongside classmates learning techniques like; knife and measuring skills, basic baking, cooking and saute skills, all while creating new and popular food dishes from scratch! And of course eating everything you make! Hope to see you this summer!

Shark Tank Camp – Come Swim Among The Sharks with Ms. Sinnen

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Tremper High School ($5 fee for each student)
  • It has been said that the one thing billionaires have in common is that they make decisions quickly.  Everyone has ideas for creating new or improving upon existing products.  Join us for a week of entrepreneurial spirit and fast-paced decision making as we prepare to enter the Shark Tank.  Now is your opportunity to tell some real-world business owner’s your ideas!  Enter the Shark Tank – if you dare!
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