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Summer camps: Science/medicine

April 26, 2011

Vet Academy

Dates: Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: sixth through eighth grade

Cost per child: $174

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers
Activities offered: Do you love animals and have an interest in veterinary medicine?  Learn how animals benefit our society and how to care for animals. Learn about body systems, diseases, parasites, and common illnesses in domestic animals through hands-on experience and lab activities. Career paths for veterinary medicine will also be covered. Several field trips are included.


Nursing Academy

Dates: Monday, June 27, through Friday, July 1

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: sixth through eighth grade

Cost per child: $169

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Nursing is an ever-changing rewarding profession. Students will learn CPR, first aid, basic assessment skills, some medical terminology, nutrition, disease identification and treatments, what nurses do, why they do things, where they work and how to join them.


Academy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

Dates: Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8

Address:  Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: sixth through eighth grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Discover how. Discover why. Be an explorer in Academy STEM!  Have fun with hands-on activities as you spend a day of discovery in bio technology, cyber security, alternative energy and engineering.

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To the Moon and Beyond!


Dates: Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8

Address:  Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: fourth and fifth grades

Cost per child: $149

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Go on a learning adventure that is "out of this world." Explore the wonders of space with its planets, moons, stars, comets and galaxies. Build a space station and embark on a "mission to the moon."

Crime Scene Detectives

Dates: Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 22

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: fourth and fifth grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu


URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Participants will be hot on the trail solving mysteries that involve the whole class. Using detective skills such as observation and deduction, print lifting and comparison, powder analysis and chromatography. Gather evidence to catch the culprits.

Bug Me!

Dates: Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 15

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: second and third grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL : www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers


Activities offered: Be on the lookout for things that "bug" you in this creepy crawly creature feature. A swarm of hands-on buggy activities will include games, bug gathering, the science of bugs, art and more.


Bug Me!

Dates: Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown


Ages: second and third grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Be on the lookout for things that "bug" you in this creepy crawly creature feature. A swarm of hands-on buggy activities will include games, bug gathering, the science of bugs, art and more.


Vet Academy

Dates: Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22

Address: Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown

Ages: sixth through eighth grade

Cost per child: $179

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

Email: acmyers@hagerstowncc.edu

URL: www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities offered: Do you love animals and have an interest in veterinary medicine?  Learn how animals benefit our society and how to care for animals. Learn about body systems, diseases, parasites and common illnesses in domestic animals through hands-on experience and lab activities. Career paths for veterinary medicine will also be covered. Several field trips are included.


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