STEM Camps (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

ROCKETRY CAMP
Build, test, and launch solid propellant rockets that safely return by parachute. Learn the aerodynamics of rocket flight and create a six-foot-tall experimental rocket with your team. Campers will leave class with at least three rockets that they have launched and can launch again. This is a high-flying camp!

Entering Grades 3–6 | Essex Middle School
Mon-Fri, July 11–15 / 12:30-4 PM
$260
Instructor: Bob Gurwicz

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TEEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS COURSE: PRINT ON DEMAND
Come brainstorm and create your very own Print-On-Demand E-commerce business! Grasp the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and best-business practices which will cement the foundation and mindset for success! Learn how to generate income by creating a simple image or text designs and uploading them onto a 3rd party print-on-demand platform. Using these designs, you can sell all types of merchandise like t-shirts, water bottles, and more! With every sale, you will earn a commission while the print-on-demand platform handles printing, shipping, and all the customer details! You will also learn how to drive sales using the power of digital marketing. Work with other students as you strengthen critical thinking, improve communication skills, encourage integrity, and learn leadership qualities. Come think like an entrepreneur and grow your own business right away! 

(Participants will need to bring their own laptop and use or create their own social media accounts.)

Entering Grades 7-10 | Essex Middle School
Mon-Fri, July 25-29 | 9 AM - 12 PM
$165
Instructor: Minds in Motion Staff  

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CSI
Come join our Minds In Motion Crime Team in this fun and interesting program!  We will provide you with all the tools you need to become your very own crime scene investigator.  Learn all about forensics, searching for evidence, and gathering clues, and bring home your very own detective kit!  Working in groups, you will conduct many science experiments in our crime lab to solve the mysteries at hand.

Lunchtime supervision provided for students also enrolled in Cybercrawler Robot.

Entering Grades 2-6 | Essex Middle School
Mon-Fri, August 1-5 | 9 AM - 12 PM
$165
Instructor: Minds in Motion Staff  

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CYBERCRAWLER ROBOT
Build and take home your very own CyberCrawler Robot!  This smart coding robotics kit entertains and teaches programming skills to inquisitive young future robotic engineers!  With the aid of your instructor, you will each assemble your own robot that consists of 76 pieces.  Once completed, a simple press-button programming keypad embedded on its cranium will send your CyberCrawler on its way!  You can design obstacles and maze courses with your classmates and see how far you can go.

Lunchtime supervision provided for students also enrolled in CSI.

Mon-Fri, August 1-5 | 12:45-3:45 PM
$165
Instructor: Minds in Motion Staff  

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FUTURE ENGINEERS
If you like to create and build things, this program is for you!  Take home your very own engineering kit!  You will build up to 8 working models including a material lift, stationary bike, crane bridge, construction crane, and a windmill!  With the aid of your instructor and the easy-to-follow manual, you will learn different scientific principles involving pulleys and mechanics.  

Lunchtime supervision provided for students also enrolled in Solarbot.14.

Entering Grades 2-6 | Essex Middle School
Mon-Fri, August 8-12 | 9 AM - 12 PM
$165
Instructor: Minds in Motion Staff 

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SOLARBOT.14
Come and take home your very own 14 in 1 educational solar robot kit!  Every hour more solar energy reaches the Earth than humans use in an entire year!  Learn how solar energy works and witness firsthand how this technology can harness the sun’s energy source. This kit contains unique components and parts that operate on land and water.  Construct 14 different solar-powered robots from functional to comical designs which include a tortoise bot, bug bot, paddle bot, tumbler bot, monster bot, big wheeler bot, car bot, surfer bot, and rowing bot!

Lunchtime supervision provided for students also enrolled in Future Engineers.

Entering Grades 2-6 | Essex Middle School
Mon-Fri, August 8-12 | 12:45-3:45 PM
$165
Instructor: Minds in Motion Staff  

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