Camp Invention coming this summer
Invent Now Inc. announces that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to El Dorado Hills this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six.
The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics content.
“Camp Invention’s reputation as a leader in high-quality summer programming has helped us to grow from a museum program impacting 300 children in 1990 to a national program impacting over 76,000 children,” said Michael J. Oister, chief operating officer for Invent Now. “We have families who tell us Camp Invention changed their child’s outlook on learning, and stories like those keep us inspired.”
Each day, children rotate through four integrated modules that employ creative thinking to solve real-world challenges. Children learn vital 21st century life skills such as problem solving and teamwork through imaginative play.
In this summer’s Envision program, children will experience different modules including Inventeureka™, Action and Adventure Games™, Magnetropolis™, and I Can Invent: Balloon Burst™. Children will spend their week visiting a faux island to study magnetism, taking a fantasy adventure on the Ci6000 Space Modulator Time Machine, inventing a balloon-bursting machine, and much more! Even if a child has participated in the past, he or she will benefit from brand new adventures throughout the week.
Also launching this summer is the Counselor-in-Training program, ideal for Camp Invention “graduates” who are now too old for the program. These individuals will assist Leadership Interns with tasks and help to mentor participants. Counselors-in-Training will leave with volunteer experience and a step ahead of others when entering high school.
To register a child for these programs or to learn more about Invent Now programming visit CampInvention.org or call 800-968-4332.