ACADECODERS KINDER SUMMER 2022
This summer, AcadCamp and Kinder are excited to offer a summer book club: Book Genres in STEAM! AcadeCampers will explore books related to STEAM. Campers will be exposed to: descriptive writing, forensic science, archaeological excavation, engineering, innovation, animation and comedy writing.
Campers will also enjoy the Athletik programme, focusing on various independent and group sports skills each week. Activities will be delivered in a bilingual format.
Schedule and Weekly Themes
Week 1: June 27 – June 30
FAIRY TALES, MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Week 2: July 4 – July 8
Week 3: July 11 – July 15
Week 4: July 18 – July 22
Week 5: July 25 – July 29
Week 6: August 2 – August 5 (4 days)
NON FICTION (BIOGRAPHY)
Week 7: August 8 – August 12
Week 8: August 15 – August 19
Week 1: June 27 – June 30 FAIRY TALES, MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Things are not always what they seem. Embark on a tale full of twists and turns, mythical creatures, royalty and rebels, gods and heroes. Campers will entangle themselves in the wonderful world words as they explore descriptive language.
Week 2: July 4 – July 8 MYSTERY
Whodunit? Campers will enjoy reading a variety of short mysteries and explore the world of forensics. Learning about predictions, fingerprinting, handwriting analysis, chromatography, powder analysis, and drawing conclusions, campers will be immersed in the life of a forensic scientist trying to solve a mystery.
Week 3: July 11 – July 15 ADVENTURE
Off to Egypt! Campers will take off on an adventure as an archaeologist in Egypt. Diving into the past, campers will undergo an archaeological course and will participate in map-making, field work, stratigraphy, artifact identification, mummification and conservation. At the end of the week, they will be certified archaeologists as they recreate an archaeological site and complete its excavation.
Week 4: July 18 – July 22 SCIENCE FICTION
Beam me up Scotty! Jumping into the world of Star Trek and Star Wars, campers will explore all things space. Exploring the physics, geology, biology and law of space, campers will learn what it takes to be an astronaut (physically and mentally) and to survive in space. They will put their engineering and creative minds to the test and build a space colony on the planet or moon of their choice.
Week 5: July 25 – July 29 FANTASY
Hop on the Hogwarts Express! This week, campers will be immersed in the world of Harry Potter. Exploring magic tricks and physics, potion making and chemistry, castle engineering, and herbology, campers will get the full experience of a Hogwarts student.
Week 6: August 2 – August 5 (4 days) NON FICTION (BIOGRAPHY)
Imagination is the foundation of all invention and innovation. Diving into the greasy mechanics and origins of great inventions, campers will become pioneers in change and innovation. Planning, designing, creating and testing inventions will show campers that not all great things come as expected, many occur unintentionally and accidentally.
Week 7: August 8 – August 12 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Crash! Boom! Pow! Collide with the world of graphic novels and transform into your alter ego. Whether a superhero, villain, or ordinary human all are welcome in the world of graphic novels. Campers will challenge the impossible such as super strength against the ultimate adversary…STEAM. During these days, campers will get a glimpse of the life of a cartoonist as they draw, write and calculate panels, speech bubbles, onomatopoeias, motion lines, and more.
Week 8: August 15 – August 19 COMEDY
Knock, knock. Who’s there? Who says STEAM can’t be funny?! Let’s brighten the world with corny jokes, caricatures, elaborate pranks, and funny stories. Campers will laugh their way through learning the importance of rhythm and timing, delivering a strong punchline, and testing the best whoopee cushion.