Sci-Tech Camp - 9 To 14 Years Old

Campers explore all aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The camp provides rich and stimulating experiences designed to encourage curious minds to embark on a lifelong journey of ingenuity through the wonders of science. Campers are divided by age or grade into groups directed by Group Head Counselors who are specialists in the STEM fields.

  • For a detailed description of activities, click here.

  • Sign ups for activities our completed online through your camper account, to log in to your account, click here.

 

Daily Schedule

  8:00 a.m.

Arrival, attendance.

  8:15 a.m.

Morning meeting.

  8:30 a.m.

Periods 1 and 2 – S.T.E.M. Activities - Campers select activities online prior to the start of camp.

10:10 a.m.

Recess and snack - provided.

10:30 a.m.

Periods 1 and 2 – S.T.E.M. Activities - Campers select activities online prior to the start of camp.

12:10 p.m.

Lunch - provided.

12:45 p.m.

Exploration activities - Camper select an activity daily. 

  1:45 p.m.

Surf ‘n’ Turf games - Camper select an activity daily. 

  2:30 p.m.

Hobbies, competitions, free time.

  3:10 p.m.

Afternoon meeting.

  3:20 p.m.

Dismissal, board buses.

  3:30 p.m.

Buses depart campus.

   

Exploration Activities  - Daily - 12:45 - 1:40 p.m.

Campers choose an activity on a daily basis. Below is a sample list of activities to choose from.

Amateur Radio Coding Club Kite Building
Bicycle Mechanics Computer Science Nucleation Fizz (Diet Coke & Mentos)
Brain Games Cosmic Crystals Science Movie Matinee
Bubbleology Planetarium Shows Super Slime
C.S.I. Forensic Analysis   The Grand Masters: Game Tournaments

…and many more!

Surf ‘n’ Turf Activities – Daily - 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Campers choose an activity on a daily basis. Below is a sample list of activities to choose from.

 
Free Swim Gaga Ball Gimp/Lanyards
Soccer Speed Chess Magic Cards
Ultimate Frisbee Frisbee Golf  
Capture The Flag 4-Square  
  Kites

…and many more!

Theme Weeks

Week 1: June 19 to 23 - CODING/CIPHERING WEEK – Learn about cipher technology and work in teams to decipher clues in a coding scavenger hunt. On June 24 & 25, join Amateur Radio Field Day, a nation-wide, all-weekend event for radio communications. Campers may attend daytime or evening activities.

Week 2: June 26 to 30 - KITES WEEK Campers design and build personal kites or join teams to build the most awesome kites for a high-flying competition.

Week 3: July 3 to 7 - DRONES WEEK Learn all about drones, how they work, what they can be used for, and how to fly them. There is no camp on July 4.

Week 4: July 10 to 14 - C.S.I. MYSTERY WEEK – Campers work in teams to learn how to examine a crime scene and solve a mystery before time runs out!

Week 5: July 17 to 21 - OLYMPIC WEEK – Campers will compete in crazy Olympic activities that include science, athletics, gaga ball, battle bots, etc.

Week 6: July 24 to 28 - REVERSE ENGINEERING WEEK – Learn how things are made by taking them apart; then put stuff together in wacky ways to make kinetic art.

Week 7: July 31 to 4 - ANCIENT TECH WEEK - Rival teams design ancient technology and fortresses then join in a “last castle standing” competition!

Week 8: Aug 7 to 11 - RC WEEK – Learn all about battery-operated RC (remote control) cars, trucks, or planes.

 

 

Please check out our videos and photos from this summer. 
If you have a question, need assistance or guidance, you 
can always contact us at 617-454-2725 or email 

summer@dextersouthfield.org.

Contact Us

Phone: 617-522-5544

Email: info@dextersouthfield.org

20 Newton Street Brookline, Massachusetts 02445 Directions