Week 1: June 17 - 21
Extreme sports and great outdoor activities fill the week as Barnesville and Calleva join together. Experience the low and high ropes courses, hiking through the Sugarloaf Mountains, or tubing/rafting down the Potomac River.
Travel to the Moon, the stars, the Sun and Mars; learn all about space during this exciting week and answer questions such as, “Can we live on the Moon or Mars?”, “What do stars look like up close?”, and “How hot is the sun?” It will be an exciting week of space exploration.
Friday Spirit Day: A Bug's Life
Week 2: June 24 - 28
Advanced Lego Robotics
Lego lovers and robot lovers: combine your passions and build and program Lego robots. Look forward to new challenges and an opportunity to show off your robot programming skills.(Designed for campers with past Lego robotic camp experience.)
On The Farm
Agriculturalists and foodies alike will enjoy learning about the science involved in farming. Explore food origins and learn about organic versus non-organic food. Trips to working farms will help you discover what’s on your dinner plates.
Friday Spirit Day: Stuffed Animal Day
Week 3: July 8 - 12
More Legos and more robots are in play in this exciting summer enrichment program. Through the Lego Mindstorm program, you will work in teams to build and program robots to follow commands. Each team will participate in the final robotic exhibition.
Rube Goldberg created intricate machines to perform the simplest tasks. Using Goldberg’s principles, try to create complicated contraptions to accomplish tasks such as flipping a light switch, opening a book, or closing a door. The more steps the better!
Friday Spirit Day: Inside Out Day
Week 4: July 15 - 19
Explore Our History
Step back in time to explore our local history. Battlefields, historic trails and monuments wait for you to learn more about the rich historic area that is Montgomery and surrounding counties.
Friday Spirit Day: Barnesville's Got Talent!
Weeks 4 & 5: July 15 - 26
Explore your inner-thespian and spend two weeks with Annie and Daddy Warbucks! Learn stage directions and choreography as we prepare for a camp-wide production of Annie on Friday, July 26.
Week 5: July 22 - 26
Lights, Camera, Action! Learn how to shoot and edit your very own movies. Use video cameras and iMovie to tell your stories and even get the chance to record the Drama Camp’s production on Friday. Parents are invited for the Barnesville Summer Camp Film Festival, Friday, July 26.
Friday Spirit Day: Cowboy Day
Week 6: July 29 - August 2
Top Chef: It’s a Party!
Chef Gekas returns with more fun food challenges that will teach you everything you need to know to throw a fabulous party for your friends. Party food, decorations, and even party favors are all on the menu.
The circus, through the way of art, is coming to Barnesville! Join Mrs. Waldhorn for an exploration of the works of Alexander Calder, Picasso and other circus artists. Create your own circus art to display at our Camp Art Show on Friday, August 2.
Friday Spirit Day: Game Show Mania
Week 7: August 5 - 9
Who done it? Put your sleuthing skills to work and investigate the science behind solving crimes. Learn how to take fingerprints and follow the suspect’s trail. Each day brings a new problem to solve. Where will the evidence lead?
Turn trash into creative works of art. Have fun raiding the recycling bins and then use innovation to make art with materials that would otherwise be sent to the recycling center. Turn a yogurt cup into a pencil holder or soda cans into fish… let your creativity run wild! All projects will be displayed at our Recycled Art Show on Friday, Aug. 9.
Friday Spirit Day: Pirate Day