Age: 5-7

Dates Available:

Week 2 (6/24 – 6/28)
Week 6 (7/22 – 7/26)

Tuition: $419

Lego Adventures: Creative Building & Exploration

The program focuses on fostering creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork through hands-on LEGO building projects. Campers will embark on imaginative journeys, exploring the world of LEGO while expressing their unique visions. Structured challenges and free play opportunities aim to stimulate young minds and develop foundational engineering skills. Experienced instructors create a positive and inclusive environment, guiding campers as they build, encouraging social interactions, and promoting a love for learning. Join us for a fun-filled adventure where your child’s creativity and imagination will flourish.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 6-8

Dates Available:

Week 1 (6/17 – 6/21)
Week 10 (8/19 – 8/23)

Tuition: $419

Lego Robotics Jr & Rubiks Cube

Embark on an exciting journey of creativity and problem-solving with our Lego Robotics Jr. – Rubik’s Cube Challenge! This engaging camp offers your child a hands-on introduction to engineering and mathematical concepts through the fascinating world of robotics.Throughout the course, participants will dive into a series of captivating projects that involve problem-solving and the development of fundamental robotic construction skills. Armed with the Everstorm Lego Kit and the Mindcuber Lego Robot, students will not only explore the intricacies of robotics components but also venture into the exciting realm of coding to conquer Lego Rubik’s cubes and other mind-bending puzzles. Our young engineers will leave the course not only with the satisfaction of having cracked the code to solving Rubik’s cubes but also with valuable knowledge on how to debug basic code and a foundational understanding of robotics.

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 5-8

Dates Available:
Week 3 (7/1 – 7/5)
Week 5 (7/15 – 7/19)
Week 9 (8/12 – 8/16)

Tuition: $419

Lego Robotics Jr - Simple Machine

Embark on a thrilling journey of imagination and discovery with our Lego Robotics Jr- Simple machine Tailored for elementary students ages 6- 8, this course is a comprehensive and inspiring introduction to basic machine mechanics and the fascinating world of simple machines. This course is a comprehensive and inspiring introduction to basic machine mechanics and the fascinating world of simple machines. Throughout this engaging program, we provide everything needed to fuel your children’s curiosity and cultivate a passion for science and engineering concepts. Our carefully crafted activities will immerse participants in the exploration of machine design, guiding them through the process of following design briefs and honing essential skills such as reasoning, predicting, reflecting, and critical thinking.

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 10-13

Dates Available:

Week 4 (7/8 – 7/12)

Tuition: $419

AI Builders: Lego tech Innovators

The AI Builders: Lego tech Innovators or machine learning course will teach older children one of the most popular subjects in STEM! Students will work with a STEM professional to explore the foundations of AI and ideas of machine learning using advanced Lego Robotics tools. By the completion of the course, students will have learned how to customize robots using the Lego EV3 technology, and develop their problem solving and design skills.

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 9+

Dates Available:

Week 7 – 8 (7/29 – 8/9)

Tuition: $719 + $30 fee

Lego League Challenger: Science Invention & Team Coaching

Explore the thrilling world of STEM with our LEGO League Challenger course! This dynamic program offers an engaging hands-on learning experience, 

blending science, technology, engineering, and math. Guided by experienced Lego Robotics coaches, students delve into real-world problem-solving, honing teamwork, critical thinking, and STEM skills. Join us for an exciting journey of discovery and skill development!

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 6-8

Dates Available:

Week 1 (6/17 – 6/21)
Week 8 (8/5 – 8/9)

Tuition: $419

Minecrafters Heaven: Digital Exploration

In our Minecrafters Heaven: Digital Exploration an unparalleled STEM class meticulously crafted for elementary school campers eager to transcend the ordinary Minecraft experience! Venturing far beyond casual play, students will submerge themselves in an intricate virtual realm, undertaking multifaceted problem-solving challenges that not only elevate their digital literacy but also fortify foundational skills in math, language arts, and social communication. In this immersive learning experience, young minds will navigate the complex landscapes of Minecraft, unlocking the secrets of advanced problem-solving that extend beyond the boundaries of conventional gameplay. As they chart their course through this dynamic virtual world, campers will not only enhance their technical skills but also develop a profound understanding of math, language arts intricacies, and effective social communication strategies.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 7-9

Dates Available:

Week 6 (7/22 – 7/26)

Tuition: $419

Master Crafters: Advanced Building Lab

In our Minecrafters: advanced Building Lab this immersive experience, students harness the power of the expansive Minecraft universe to unleash their creativity, fortify digital literacy, and delve into game coding. Guided by a seasoned STEM education professional and utilizing Minecraft education software, campers will code and craft a Minecraft world teeming with intricate word puzzles. Engaging both individually and in teams, students will navigate virtual landscapes, tackling challenges and refining problem-solving skills. The valuable skills acquired extend beyond Minecraft, laying the foundation for future game development expertise. Join us for an adventure where digital exploration meets limitless creativity!

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 10-13

Dates Available:

Week 7 (7/29 – 8/2)

Tuition: $419

Elite Explorers: Minecraft Adventure

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Elite Explorers Minecraft Adventures Camp—a specialized course crafted for young learners who aspire to elevate their creative problem-solving skills through the immersive world of Minecraft Education. In this exclusive experience, Microsoft-backed exercises and activities seamlessly integrate coding and coding syntax, offering a comprehensive and advanced approach. Embark on an extraordinary journey with Elite Explorers Minecraft Adventures Camp—a specialized course crafted for young learners who aspire to elevate their creative problem-solving skills through the immersive world of Minecraft Education. In this exclusive experience, Microsoft-backed exercises and activities seamlessly integrate coding and coding syntax, offering a comprehensive and advanced approach.

Teacher Information

A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.F.A in Communication Arts, Mr. Simbisai Kahari has been passionate about STEAM & STEM education and has led CCACC Academy’s science and technology-related programs. In addition to teaching, Simbisai has painted and illustrated for over ten years, and designed (Graphic & Web Design) for the past three years. Simbisai currently resides in DC teaching robotics and technology. During his college years, Simbisai worked and educated at-risk youth at Elk Hill Farms and assisted in running and producing work out of the Hill Gallery.

Age: 6-9

Dates Available:

Week 2 (6/24 – 6/28)
Week 9 (8/12 – 8/16)

Tuition: $419

Junior Coders' Lounge: Scratch Starters

Unlock the world of coding for your child with our Junior Intro to Coding – Scratch & Unplugged course! Designed for elementary education, this introductory coding adventure empowers campers to grasp fundamental programming concepts. Through a diverse array of engaging coding projects, merging education and creativity, campers will delve into the intricacies of coding. This course not only introduces basic programming principles but also cultivates problem-solving skills, providing a strong foundation for more advanced coding endeavors.

Teacher Information

Desiree Clark

Ms. Clark has over 16 years of teaching experience, having served in both public and non-public schools across grades K-12. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Media and Film from Towson University, as well as a Master’s in Education from Johns Hopkins School of Education. 

She is a highly qualified educator. Certified to teach all subjects in grades 1-6, Computer Science for grades 7-12 and has earned Administrator I through post-graduate studies. Ms. Clark’s dedication to education extends beyond the classroom. She has served as a teacher and coordinator for STEM programs tailored to elementary-aged students, emphasizing the importance of hands-on learning experiences. Ms. Clark’s passion lies in creating a positive and inclusive classroom environment where every student feels valued and supported. She integrates innovative and engaging teaching methods, including hands-on activities, to foster an environment where students can thrive, learn, and grow.

Age: 5-7

Dates Available:

Week 5 (7/15 – 7/19)
Week 10 (8/19 – 8/23)

Tuition: $419

Code Crafters: Python Playground

Ignite your child’s passion for coding with Code Crafters: Python Playground—an engaging and age-appropriate course designed specifically for elementary learners aged 5 to 7! In this colorful and interactive coding adventure, young minds will explore the fascinating world of Python, a language known for its simplicity and versatility. Through hands-on activities and playful exercises, our Code Crafters will embark on a journey of discovery, learning the basics of coding in a fun and accessible way. Using Python as their tool, campers will unlock the secrets of creating simple programs, fostering early computational thinking skills. From imaginative projects to interactive games, the Python Playground provides a supportive environment for our youngest learners to express their creativity while developing foundational coding skills.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 8+

Dates Available:

Week 2 (6/24 – 6/28)

Tuition: $419

Retro Coders' Lab: Python Games & Graphics

Dive into the world of coding mastery with our Python Coding & Applications – Retro Graphics & Games course! Harnessing the power of Python! Students will explore the very software employed by both beginners and professionals to craft clear and logical projects, be it small-scale wonders or large-scale marvels. This course is an essential stepping stone for any budding programmer. Beginning with the basics of data input and output system creation, campers will swiftly progress to coding their own graphics, games, programs, and applications. From recreating popular retro games to crafting a DIY external controller, this dynamic course is tailored for children aged 9 and above, eager to delve into the realms of game development and logical problem-solving skills.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 8+

Dates Available:

Week 1 (6/17 – 6/21)

Tuition: $419

Web Development Workshop: HTML, CSS & JavaScript

The Web Dynamic Design Programming course is an ideal adventure for elementary school campers eager to explore the magic of creating dynamic websites! Tailored for young minds, this course serves as an exciting introduction to building websites that not only look fantastic but also function seamlessly with various components. Throughout the program, students will delve into the essentials of HTML5 language, CSS, and JavaScript syntax—the building blocks for crafting dynamic and responsive websites. By the end of the course, campers will not only possess a solid understanding of web development but will also walk away with the skills to infuse their own unique style into their creations.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 7-9

Dates Available:

Week 4 (7/8 – 7/12)
Week 7 (7/29 – 8/2)

Tuition: $419

Roblox Rookies: Game Design & Tales

Embark on an exciting adventure into the virtual world with Roblox Rookies: Game Design & Tales— Throughout the course, budding game designers will explore the fundamentals of Roblox Studio, mastering the tools to bring their imaginative worlds to life. From creating interactive games to weaving captivating tales within the Roblox universe, our Rookies will develop essential skills in creativity, problem-solving, and collaboration. Campers will not only learn the basics of game design but also delve into the art of storytelling, enhancing their ability to craft engaging narratives within the Roblox platform.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 7-9

Dates Available:

Week 4 (7/8 – 7/12)
Week 7 (7/29 – 8/2)

Tuition: $419

Roblox Advanced Game Development: Coding & Interactive Stories

Unleash your creativity and coding prowess in Roblox Advanced Game Development! This dynamic summer camp course takes aspiring game developers on a journey into advanced coding and interactive storytelling. Campers will dive deep into Roblox Studio, honing their coding skills to craft intricate games and immersive interactive stories

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 5-8

Dates Available:

Week 6 (7/22 – 7/26)
Week 10 (8/19 – 8/23)

Tuition: $419

Future Minds AI: Introduction to Intelligence

Ignite young minds with Future Minds AI: Introduction to Intelligence! This engaging summer course introduces budding learners to the fascinating world of artificial intelligence. Through playful activities, children will explore the basics of AI concepts, sparking curiosity and setting the foundation for a future of innovative thinking. Join us for a week of discovery and fun as we unlock the wonders of intelligence in a child-friendly environment!

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 8+

Dates Available:

Week 4 (7/8 – 7/12)
Week 8 (8/5 – 8/9)

Tuition: $419

AI Pioneers: Advanced Exploration

Calling all young adventurers! Join AI Pioneers: Advanced Exploration! Dive into the exciting world of artificial intelligence and discover advanced concepts through interactive activities and hands-on projects. Participants will embark on a journey of innovation, exploring the possibilities of AI in a dynamic and engaging environment. Don’t miss the chance to be an AI Pioneer and chart your course toward a future filled with tech-savvy curiosity and creativity!

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 10-13

Dates Available:

Week 3 (7/1 – 7/5)
Week 9 (8/12 – 8/16)

Tuition: $419

AI Linguists Lab: Exploring ChatGPT & Large Language Models

Embark on a linguistic adventure with AI Linguists Lab: Exploring ChatGPT & Large Language Models, an exciting summer camp designed for ages 10-13. Dive into the world of advanced language models and artificial intelligence, exploring the capabilities of ChatGPT and similar models. Campers will engage in hands-on activities, creative projects, and interactive sessions to understand how these powerful language models work. Join us for a week of exploration and discovery as young linguists delve into the cutting-edge field of AI language technology!

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 5-7

Dates Available:

Week 3 (7/1 – 7/5)

Tuition: $419

Science Discovery Jr - Hands-on Junior Experiments

Science Discovery Jr lets kids explore their passion for science and experimentation! Campers ages 5 to 7 can enjoy a fun and learning-filled exploration of how science interacts with us daily. Budding scientists in this course will participate in a Kite Workshop, learning about wind, aviation, and aerodynamics. Students will follow the scientific process from hypothesis to conclusion to better understand the scientific world. In addition to learning about physics, campers will explore other fields of science, including engineering.

Teacher Information

Desiree Clark

Ms. Clark has over 16 years of teaching experience, having served in both public and non-public schools across grades K-12. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Media and Film from Towson University, as well as a Master’s in Education from Johns Hopkins School of Education. 

She is a highly qualified educator. Certified to teach all subjects in grades 1-6, Computer Science for grades 7-12 and has earned Administrator I through post-graduate studies. Ms. Clark’s dedication to education extends beyond the classroom. She has served as a teacher and coordinator for STEM programs tailored to elementary-aged students, emphasizing the importance of hands-on learning experiences. Ms. Clark’s passion lies in creating a positive and inclusive classroom environment where every student feels valued and supported. She integrates innovative and engaging teaching methods, including hands-on activities, to foster an environment where students can thrive, learn, and grow.

Age: 7-9

Dates Available:

Week 6 (7/22 – 7/26)

Tuition: $419

Science Discovery Adv - Electronics and Circuitry Exploration Camp

Science Discovery Advanced is all about allowing students to explore their own curiosity towards science and seeing where it takes them! Using knowledge of the scientific method and STEM education, older students will perform more complex experiments related to temperature, plants, and other parts of the world around us. Campers will learn how to use different scientific tools to do experiments and record their observations more accurately, as well as how to take experiments one step further with the addition of materials , developing their own inventions, and making scientific proofs and prototypes.

Teacher Information

Ollie Hardy

Mr. Ollie Hardy is a MCPS Technology Teacher who loves what he does. Throughout his 17 year teaching career, Ollie has taught a variety of courses including Engineering, Game Design, Web Design, Lego Robotics & Computer-Aided Drafting Design. Mr. H (as his students call him) has taught grades 6-12 at a variety of Middle Schools and High Schools in Montgomery County. He currently is a 6th grade Computer Science Teacher at Silver Creek Middle School.

Age: 10-13

Dates Available:

Week 7 (7/29  – 8/2)

Tuition: $419

Science Innovators: Advanced Concepts & Beyond

Embark on a transformative scientific journey with Science Innovators: Advanced Concepts & Beyond, an immersive summer camp meticulously designed for young minds ages 10-13. This cutting-edge course goes beyond the basics, delving into the intricate realms of advanced scientific concepts to ignite the passion for exploration and discovery. Participants will delve into the mysteries of advanced physics, exploring phenomena that captivate the imagination through a kite-making workshop where these young innovators will engage in hands-on experiments that challenge their intellect and foster a deep appreciation for the complexities of the natural world. This course allows young minds to push the boundaries of their scientific understanding and cultivate a passion for inquiry and exploration. Students will follow the scientific process from hypothesis to conclusion to better understand the scientific world. In addition to learning about physics, campers will explore other fields of science, including engineering.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 5-8

Dates Available:

Week 4 (8/5 – 8/9)
Week 9 (8/12 – 8/16)

Tuition: $419

Digital Art Dabblers: Intro to Graphic Design & Illustration

With the Digital Art Dabblers: Intro to Graphic Design & Illustration course campers can experience using professional digital art tools for their own work! Campers ages 9+ will use various artistic design applications and programs to explore and create still graphics and works of art on the computer. Campers will complete the course with knowledge on editing photos, the nuances of typography, layout of images, and how images and text are compiled together. Children looking to find another unique way to show their creative sides will enjoy this digital art course.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 9+

Dates Available:

Week 1 (6/17 – 6/21)

Tuition: $419

Artistic Designers: Mastering Design Techniques

In Artistic Designers: Mastering Design Techniques, campers will explore the world of artistic design through hands-on activities. to master color theory to delving into illustration and digital design, campers refine their skills and cultivate their unique artistic voice.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 5-8

Dates Available:

Week 5 (8/5 – 8/9)
Week 10 (8/19 – 8/23)

Tuition: $419

Young Media Creators: Introduction to New Media

Young Media Creators: Introduction to New Media, a camp designed for campers to explore digital storytelling, creating their own interactive stories, experimenting with multimedia tools, and discovering the joy of expressing ideas through new media. Join us for an exciting journey where our youngest media creators learn to craft digital narratives, engage with interactive apps, and unleash their creativity in a fun and supportive environment!

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 9+

Dates Available:

Week 3 (7/1 -7/5)

Tuition: $419

Media Mavericks: Youtuber, Podcasters & Vlogger- New Media

Explore the world of new media with Media Mavericks: Youtuber, Podcasters & Vlogger – New media! Campers learn video production basics, storytelling, and gain confidence in self-expression. From scripting to editing, they master the art of creating engaging content. Best practices for sharing online are covered, and students even learn how to build their own YouTube channel for friends and family to enjoy.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 7-9

Dates Available:

Week 5 (7/15 – 7/19)

Tuition: $419

Junior Cyber Defenders: Interactive Cybersecurity Challenges

Immerse your young tech enthusiasts in the thrilling world of cybersecurity with Junior Cyber Defenders: Interactive Cybersecurity Challenges! This camp is a fantastic opportunity for students to explore one of the fastest-growing technology fields. Throughout the program, campers will unravel the basic principles of cybersecurity, gaining hands-on experience in real-world challenges and developing crucial skills to navigate the digital landscape safely and confidently.

Teacher Information

Pending

Age: 10-13

Dates Available:

Week 2 (6/24 – 6/28)

Tuition: $419

Advanced Cyber Guardians: Little Hacker & White Hat

Advanced Cyber Guardians: Little Hacker & White Hat, an intensive course for tech-savvy minds aged 10-13! Led by cybersecurity experts, participants dive into ethical hacking, exploring network security, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment through hands-on activities for example Uncover virtual vulnerabilities in controlled simulations, Solve puzzles to master encryption techniques, Identify and propose solutions for security weaknesses, Compete in gamified cybersecurity puzzles and Applying ethical hacking techniques responsibly. Campers will exit the course with advanced cybersecurity skills and an understanding of ethical considerations in the digital landscape.

Teacher Information

Pending

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