Camp Invention Summer 2018

Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized summer program focused on creativity, innovation, real-world problem solving and the spirit of invention.  A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in Grades K-6 to find their “inner inventor” by learning the process of innovation. Using hands-on activities, Camp Invention promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning; builds resourcefulness and problem-solving skills; and encourages entrepreneurship — in a fun and engaging environment.

Each year, the program features a new curriculum inspired by some of our nation’s most brilliant inventors — the NIHF Inductees. This year’s Fast Forward curriculum features several video challenges from these Inductees encouraging children to be confident in their ideas and explore their innovativeness. These hands-on activities include:  

Optibot: Campers will launch into the future with their own Optibot — a small self-driving robot that senses changes in light. 
Robotic Pet Vet: Throughout this module, campers nurse their robotic puppy back to health and design and build dog parks as they hammer out ideas for the best park attraction. 
Mod My Mini Mansion: Campers will dream up and design their very own futuristic smart home filled with gadgets, LEDs, technology and innovations!
Stick To It: Campers will invent something new every day as they explore what it is like to be a physicist, engineer and entrepreneur. Young innovators will invent, make and craft solutions to real-world challenges by building their own prototypes and discovering that anything is possible. 

At the end of the program, each camper will bring home two personalized robots! Learn more about this year’s all-new curriculum.

Atha Road's Camp Invention Information:
Price $225 (before discount) | For children entering grades K–6
Atha Road Elementary School | 821 H.D. Atha Road, Monroe, GA 30655
June 4 - 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Directed by Lou Anne Gunn
lou.gunn@walton.k12.ga.us | (770) 266-5995

Thanks to the generous support of Evonik Oil Additives, a limited number of scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please contact Lou Anne Gunn at lou.gunn@walton.k12.ga.us for additional information.

SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY & SAVE $15!
Register at campinvention.orgor (800) 968-4332
Use promo code Ideas15.
Offer expires May 4th.

 

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