Registration Opens May 1, 2019
(In-Person and Online)

Online Registration

The Summertime Adventures for Kids program is a “hands-on” summer experience for young people ages 9 to 14. Classes are planned for Monday through Thursday from 8:45 am to 12:30 pm, for each one week session. Read more about course descriptions, dates and ages in the chart below.

Class offerings have been designed to share exciting, creative, enjoyable, and educational experiences in the areas of arts/crafts, culinary, engineering, games, law/ public safety, marine, recreation, video production and more. Each class curriculum has been tailored to designated age levels and a similar variety of classes will be offered in two, one-week sessions in July.

Cape May County Technical High School teachers will staff and administer all classes held on campus at the Cape May County Technical School District.

Please contact the Adult & Continuing Education Office
if you have any questions.

188 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House NJ 08210

Phone: 609 • 380 • 0241





 

 

2019 Summertime Adventures Descriptions, Dates and Fees

Course

Session 1
July 15-18

Session 2
July 22-25

Description

Registration Fee

Supply fee

Robot Wars

Ages 9-11

Ages 12-14

This Robotics and Engineering camp consists of an introduction to designing, building, programming and competing with robots. Students will use the VexIQ robotics system (maker of Hexbugs) to design various robots that can manipulate different game objects to score points against opponents. This course is intended to be very hands-on and educational in a fun, competitive environment in which all students have the option to participate. The last day of camp will include a robotics tournament between teams.

$95

$30

Crime Scene Investigation

Ages 9-11

Ages 12-14

Do you like a good mystery?  Are you always trying to figure out who committed the crime and how they committed it?  Now is your chance to put your crime solving skills to work as part of a crime scene investigation team.  As a crime scene investigator, you will:  investigate a crime scene, collect and analyze evidence, identify and arrest a suspect and participate in a criminal trial. There is a mystery out there waiting to be solved!  Will you be the crime scene investigator that will solve it?

$95

$10

Marine Adventures

Ages 12-14

Ages 9-11

Embark on a sea life adventure.  Explore our local salt marsh and meet its inhabitants.  Discover the interesting life cycles of fish, birds, crabs, clams as well as other animals that call the salt marsh home.  Learn how to catch, handle and prepare delicacies of the estuaries such as soft & hard shelled crabs, clams, oysters and fish.  Class activities include: boating, constructing a crab pot, making fishing lures, learning to tie knots, seining, bird watching and eeling.  This adventure takes students off the beaten path into hands-on discovery.  Old clothes and sneakers are a must! Dress for getting wet and muddy.

$95

$30

TV Behind the Scenes

Ages 9-14

Ages 9-14

Lights, camera, action!  This is your chance to experience what goes on in the creation of a television production both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.  You will be the news team, the camera crew and the stars as you produce different types of television shows in the studio as well as on location visiting other Summertime Adventures programs.  Students will receive a DVD copy of their finished projects.

$95

$25

A Strategy Games Odyssey

Ages 9-14

Ages 9-14

Engage in an adventure which will enhance your critical thinking skills through fun and friendly competitive strategy games from all around the world.  Students will enjoy playing a variety of easy to learn (but sometimes hard to master) games all in the spirit of good sportsmanship. Bring back Family Game Night as you master game offerings, such as: Chess, Checkers, Connect 4, Othello, Blokus, Quoridor, Shuttles, Rumis, Stratego, Fire and Ice, Abalone, Rumikub and many, many more!

$95

None

Taking Flight with Drones

Ages 12-14

Ages 9-11

Your adventure in coding will take flight as students learn to program with Scratch, and create programs to manipulate drones in flight. Programming will culminate in a Drone flight obstacle course with students as the pilots.

$95

None

Fun With Foods

Ages 9-11

Not Offered

Do you like to cook? Enter the world of culinary arts. This class covers basic food preparation with an emphasis on healthy choices.  Students will prepare and sample breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts and snacks.  The program will also include recipe reading, correct measurement, care and usage of basic kitchen equipment as well as safety and sanitation.  On the last day of class, students will prepare and serve a meal to guests. Learn some new skills, be creative with foods, enjoy taste tests and have fun!

$95

$30

Mechanical Creations

Ages 12-14

Ages 9-11

Inventive creativity will be the focus of this program as students use metals, wood and more to form practical, personalized and “ready to use” projects. Student will become familiar with planning and design techniques as well as traditional hand tool and power tool equipment used in bringing an idea to reality. Make and take projects include wind chimes, and a working lamp with a variety of activities planned for the week.

$95

$20

Carpentry for Kids

Ages 9-11

Ages 12-14

Are you looking for adventure in experiencing the fun of working with wood? Enjoy planning and creating a variety of personal projects while learning the basics of woodworking. Proper and safe use of hand tools as well as some power tools will also be highlighted. All projects will be suitable to take home and use!

$95

$20

Adventures in Art & Painting

Ages 9-14

Not offered

Let your imagination flow!  In this class painting on wood pallets and other surfaces to create your artistic masterpieces will be the focus. Pick a subject, prep the surface and paint your creation. You may choose your own subject in the area of animals, floral, nautical and many others.  Various colors and textures can be applied to enhance your project.  No experience necessary and there are no limits to your creativity!

$95

$30

Makerspace 101

Ages 9-14

Not offered

Do you like to invent things using new, used or re-purposed materials? Welcome to Makerspace - a place where people come together to complete projects while learning new skills such as sharing ideas, critical thinking and problem solving. This class will support the STEAM initiative (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) by creating hands-on activities including Art Bots, Cardboard Creations, Duct Tape Re-purpose; Computer Coding & 3D Printing, Kite Making, Rubberband Cars, Tech Take-Apart and more!

$95

$20

Adventures in Audio: The World of Recording Studios

Ages 9-11

Ages 12-14

 This adventure will take you into our real recording studio, as you work with creating and editing sound, making your own recordings, acting as DJ, on-air talent and even doing some Karaoke.  See how sound effects and music work in video and create your own versions. Musical talent is not a requirement, but any students who play instruments are welcome to bring these for recording sessions.

$95

None