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Painting Murals & More

Dates: June 7-11
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $285 residents, $427.50 non-residents

Grab your brushes for a larger-than-life art experience. Campers will be working together to plan and paint a mural that will be displayed at Hub & Spoke. This camp is offered in partnership with High Frequency Arts.

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Robotics Camp

Dates: June 14-18
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $200 residents, $300 non-residents

Campers will build robots and to develop an understanding of STEM. High school students with robotics experience will work with the campers to inspire, spark interest, and teach the principals of robotics. This is an ideal, hands-on camp for students who show an interest in technology.

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Woodland Wonderland

Dates: June 21-25
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $285 residents, $427.50 non-residents

This week is all about building and creating with found and recycled materials. Campers will explore the outdoors to find unique things along the Nickel Plate Trail as well as donated items from Hub & Spoke. This camp is offered in partnership with High Frequency Arts.

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Foundational Engineering: Machines & Contraptions 

Dates: June 28-July 2
Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Ages: 5-8
Cost: $67 residents, $100.50 non-residents

Campers will be given the tools they need to understand mechanical movement and the importance of simple machines while they develop new design ideas, test out physics concepts, and play games with their partners and classmates. This camp is offered in partnership with Snapology.

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Exploring Fiber Arts

Dates: July 12-16
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $285 residents, $427.50 non-residents

Knots, string, yarn, and more will be the materials explored this week. Campers will create using traditional and non-traditional methods and materials as they dive into the world of fiber arts. This camp is offered in partnership with High Frequency Arts.

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Photography Basics

Dates: July 19-23
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: 12-14
Cost: $285 residents, $427.50 non-residents

All you need for this camp is your phone! Learn how to take expert pictures on your phone and use photo editing apps and editing programs like Photoshop. Campers will explore both indoor and outdoor photography at Hub & Spoke and on the Nickel Plate Trail and by the end of the week build a portfolio of their work. This camp is offered in partnership with High Frequency Arts.

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Science of Superpowers

Dates: July 26-30
Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Ages: 5-8
Cost: $67 residents, $100.50 non-residents

In Snapology's Science of Superpowers camp, students explore the world of their favorite superheroes. Students will learn about forces, energy, physics, and problem solving as they build models inspired by Superman, Batman, and all their favorite heroes. Experimentation and fun are crucial components of this ‘super’ educational camp! This camp is offered in partnership with Snapology.

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