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Academic Camps Academy 2015 Season 6th - 12th Grades

SATURDAY CAMPS & SUMMER WEEKDAY CAMPS

Come join the fun!

Farmingdale State College offers a variety of commuting day camps.  Selected camps meet either as a series of Saturdays or Monday through Friday (one week) during summer months.  Camps will take place in a safe environment, on the Farmingdale State College campus, conveniently located off Melville Road & Broadhollow Road / Route 110 in Farmingdale, NY.

Based on innovative curriculum taught by our professors and professional staff, the camps will provide students with hands-on experience, group activities, peer competition and extracurricular activities.

The primary objective of the camps is to introduce the students to promising careers in biology, computers, forensic and horticultural science as well as engineering and manufacturing technology, math, creative writing, and theater arts.

Fee Policy and Important Notes

  • Most summer camps are one week in duration and run Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday camps run for five weeks - see camp list for dates/times.
  • Registration & check-in is due two weeks before desired camp.
  • Registration for two-three courses saves 10% per course.
  • Registration for four or more saves 15% per course.
  • If tuition is late, admittance is not guaranteed.
  • Parents and guardians responsible for minors both before and after normal hours.
  • Students are responsible for their personal items including personal laptop computers and cell phones.
  • Students should plan to bring lunch each day or money for vending machines.
  • Students must abide by all campus rules of behavior.
  • Student drivers must register vehicles with University Police.
  • Student permission and immunization forms must be handed in before child attends camp.
  • Academic Camps Academy sessions run based upon adequate enrollment.

To Register
Make checks payable to Farmingdale State College
Fill out registration form and Mail to:

Academic Projects Coordinator, Thompson Hall 224
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Contact 
Steve Campbell, Academic Projects Coordinator, Thompson Hall 224
(631) 420–2241 Fax: 631-420-2130
Email: AcademicCampsAcademy@Farmingdale.edu


CAMPS:

3-D PRINTING – ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING LEARNING PROGRAM (6th-8th grade)

Camp Dates: Saturdays: May 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost:$300; Location: Lupton Hall

Enjoy a hands-on educational experience in 3-D Printing.  Learn to design and print your own objects.
3-D Printers can be purchased separately.


ARCHITECTURAL MODELING BRIDGES AND BUILDINGS (6th-8th grade)

Camp date: July 13 - 17
Times: 9:30 - 3:30 p.m
Cost: $550; Location: Lupton Hall

Introduction to designing bridges and buildings, computer drafting, hands-on building and model making.


THEATER APPRECIATION (6th-8th grade)

Camp Dates: Saturdays: July 11, 18, 25 & August 11
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $525; Location: Roosevelt Hall

A beginning course in the basics of stage performance.  Through improvisation, creative exercises, and beginning scene work, students will develop skills designed to improve their confidence, stage presence, and ability to work with others.  General theater knowledge, including stage direction, makeup, costuming, and stage combat will also be presented.  This course concludes with a performance showcase.


FORENSICS/CRIMINALISTICS (6th-8th grade)

Camp Dates: Summer 2015  - TBA
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $525; Location: Whitman Hall

Learn how to investigate and prevent crime by learning how to apply scientific tools and methods.  Photography, fingerprint analysis, plaster cast development, and DNA sampling are tools that will be taught.  Students will then use these techniques to do two hands-on projects, which involve a crime scene investigation and a crime prevention project.


 

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GAMING DESIGN & ANIMATION (6th-8th grade)

Camp Dates: August 10 - 14
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost:$525: Location: Lupton Hall

Learn about programming while getting satisfaction and fun designing your own interactive video games. Game designers get extra time for posting onto popular internet sites. Students have option to bring in their personal laptop computer and flash drive. 


ADVANCED COMPUTER GAMING DESIGN & ANIMATION (6th -12th grade)

Camp Dates: August 17 - 21
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $525; Location: Lupton Hall

This camp is designed for those who already took the introduction to computer gaming camp, and for those who are advanced in gaming design. Students will learn to write code for GML computer language.  Individuals will then design their own games, thus learning the intricacies of computer game design, testing and running.


ENERGY AND STEM (9th to 12th grade)

Camp Dates: July 13 - 17 and July 20 - 24
Times: TBA
Cost: $550 (one week), $1,050 (two weeks)
Location: Lupton Hall

The Energy and STEM Summer Camp is designed to offer a module-based education in the fields of energy, science, engineering, technology, and leadership for high school students. Following the educational innovations at Farmingdale State College, the summer camp will provide students theoretical and practical (hands-on) training to address real-life challenges in energy, engineering technology and sustainability.


ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE (6th - 8th grade)

Camp Dates: Saturdays: February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28
Times: 9:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Cost: $250; Location: Thompson Hall

Hands-on activities learning seedling propagation, spring gardening planning and preparations for sustainable gardening.


FUTURE CAMPS - TBA

Biology
Robotics
Math - high school
Sports Referee
Health Science Careers
Cisco Networking
Creative Writing

Academic Camps Registration form