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2016 Explore! Summer Camps 

Bulldog Adventures
Dates: June 27-July 1 or Aug. 1-5
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Ages: 7-13
Location: Various locations
Cost: $185
Registration Deadline: June 20 for June 27-July 1 camp and July 25 for Aug. 1-5 camp

These full day camp options will bring a lot of Adventure! This week of fun will consist of different day trips including the ECU Low Ropes Course, the Morehead Planetarium, a tour of Simply Natural Creamery & Jersey Farm in Ayden, visiting River Park North and doing some hiking, learning about the Wetlands at Goose Creek State Park, bowling and Lions Water Adventure in Kinston, a scavenger hunt at NC Estuarium and other locations yet to be determined. Bring a bagged lunch, snacks, and water. Also don't forget the sunscreen, bathing suit/towel when needed, bug spray, hat/sunglasses, and any medications.

A.W.A.R.E. Camp for Girls
Dates: July 11-15
Time: 8:30am-12pm
Ages: Rising 4th-6th graders
Location: PCC Campus
Cost: $119
Registration Deadline: July 5

This camp will promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning and provide activities to showcase technology to girls. Girls will participate in computer building, computer programming, electronics, team building, and problem solving using LEGO mindstorm bots and other advances in the STEM world of learning. 

Sculpture Exploration
Dates: July 11-15
Time: 9am-12pm
Ages: 3rd-5th grade
Location: MAEC & Greenville Museum of Art
Cost: $90
Registration Deadline: July 5

Come be a part of the fun with hands-on creativity! Create your own sculptures using a variety of media including clay, wood, and paper mache. You will also learn about a variety of sculptors and how they created their masterpieces! Materials, tools and technical assistance are provided to accomplish virtually any type of sculpture.  Kids are encouraged to use their imagination and construct something AMAZING! These camps are in conjunction with The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina and The Greenville Museum of Art. 

Beginning Guitar Academy
Dates: July 11-15
Time: 9am-12pm
Ages: 7-18
Location: MAEC
Cost: $90
Registration Deadline: July 5

Do music symbols look like foreign drawings to you? Learn to speak the musical language with your guitar!  Unlock the mysteries of music and guitar, get started with chords; rhythm patterns and strums; learn successful practice techniques; and much more.  Students will need own guitar.  MAEC has a limited number of guitars available for use on a first come basis. 

Sounds of Stage and Screen
Dates: July 11-15
Time: 1pm-4pm
Ages: 3rd-6th grade
Location: MAEC
Cost: $90
Registration Deadline: July 5

Explore music made for the Silver Screen (movies & TV) and Broadway Stage! See and experience how music creates moods, depicts characters and enhances a story! Then, try your hand at creating music for the them campers choose for the week! Let there be leitmotifs!

Jewelry Making
Dates: July 18-21
Time: 8:30am-11:30am
Ages: 7-12
Location: PCC Campus
Cost: $109
Registration Deadline: July 11

Join us in an exploration of Jewelry Making. The jewelry will be hammered copper pendants and campers will learn how to braid or weave cord for necklaces. Campers enjoy making necklaces, earrings, and bracelets!

Electronics & Robotics
Dates: July 18-22
Time: 8:30a-12pm
Ages: 7-11
Location: PCC Campus
Cost: $119
Registration Deadline: July 11

Ever wondered how electronic things work? This camp will show you a variety of electronic concepts. Campers will build and network computers, build and program LEGO mindstorm projects, and experience the day in the life of a techy!

MAC & Cheese/Mural Painting
Dates: July 18-22
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages: 6th-12th grade
Location: MAEC
Cost: $180
Registration Deadline: July 11

Combine Music, Acting & Choreography with a little Ham, Cheese and a paintbrush and you have a palette for pure fun!  Begin the day Greenville Museum of Art and end the day with Music Academy of Eastern Carolina. Have a week of GLEE, enjoy creating a show choir performance and a mural painting on the Museum's picket fence by Friday!  Come share with your friends in a live arts atmosphere where everyone will be asking for more. Bring a bagged lunch.

Art Explorers: Sculpt, Paint & Create...Squeaks, Squawks, and Clangs Galore!
Dates: July 18-22
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages: K-6th grade
Location: MAEC
Cost: $180
Registration Deadline: July 11

Want to try a variety of art mediums and musical instruments?  Begin the day exploring musical instruments: woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion, guitar, piano, voice and recorders with the Music Academy of Eastern Carolina. Next, your afternoon is filled with sculpting, painting, drawing, molding and more with the Greenville Museum of Art. The week is a hands-on time for you to learn about and try many art and music instruments while Music Academy faculty, Greenville Art Museum artists and guest artists assist you.  What a great opportunity to see what instrument and medium is right for you! Bring a bagged lunch.

3D Modeling
Dates: July 18-22
Time: 1pm-4pm
Ages: 11-18
Location: PCC Campus
Cost: $119
Registration Deadline: July 11

Would you like to learn to make 3-dimensional objects from a computer model? In this camp you will be introduced to new softwares including “Sketch Up”, “Solidworks” and “GibbsCam”. Then you will take your 3D files and make them using cool 3D printers, metalworking machinery, CNC machines and more. Learn all that technology has to offer!

3D Sculpture
Dates: July 25-28
Time: 8:30am-11:30am
Ages: 7-12
Location: PCC Campus
Cost: $109
Registration Deadline: July 18

Join us in an exploration of 3D Sculpture where campers will explore the work of various artists to influence their own sculptures.

Golf Camp
Dates: July 25-28
Time: 9am-12pm
Ages: 8-16
Location: Bradford Creek
Cost: $79
Registration Deadline: July 18

This four-day camp is geared for juniors of all ability levels. Camp will introduce the game of golf including rules and etiquette, full swing, and short game fundamentals. On-course opportunities will be provided. Golf clubs are recommended but not mandatory. Bradford Creek Golf Course can provide clubs if needed.

Archery
Dates: July 25-29
Time: 8:30am-12pm
Ages: 7-18
Location: PCC Range
Cost: $119
Registration Deadline: July 18

Are you an experienced archer or just want to know what it’s like? Campers will learn proper breathing techniques, timing, preparation, finger and string position, and getting into the “moment’ of the shot. Campers will also have the opportunity to create their own arrow as they learn the parts that make up the arrow and what makes it go!

NC Heritage Through the Arts
Dates: July 25-29
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages: K-6th grade & 6th-12th grade
Location: Various locations
Cost: $180
Registration Deadline: July 18

Embark on a journey through North Carolina, discovering great contemporary and traditional art offerings from around the state through drawing, painting, mixed media and sculpture; storytelling; music making; and creative movement. Discover visual art and music that has North Carolina roots by experiencing the many artists who call NC home.  

Explore NC Craft from functional Native American Pottery to contemporary high end jewelry making. Craft and art has been at the center of North Carolina life for centuries, whether made by Native Americans, early Moravian immigrants to the Piedmont region, potters in the Catawba Valley and Seagrove areas, or enthusiasts who “rediscovered” art in the last century.

Uncover an exciting world of music, especially jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, gospel, blues, church music, rap, country music, ballad singing, Cherokee Music, mountain swing, shape-note singing, marching bands and beach music in our own counties of Eastern North Carolina, as well as through Central North Carolina and the Mountain Region.  North Carolina’s abundance of native artists and musicians is one of the state’s best kept secrets. Make your connection to NC arts! Bring a bagged lunch.

BMX Camp
Dates: July 25-29
Time: 9am-12pm
Ages: 6-18
Location: Reimage Church
Cost: $153
Registration Deadline: July 18

Learn top notch tricks while supporting your skills and greatly enhancing your abilities. Offered by the riders of ProTown BMX, students will participate in groups of similar skills and age. Course will offer safety education, bike maintenance, general skatepark etiquette, and skills/tricks using different ramps. All participants need to be able to ride a bike without training wheels. Any bike will do but prefer a BMX type bike with 2 pegs, rear hand brakes, and a free wheel. Also required are proper fitting helmets and knee pads. Protown BMX will have some demo bikes available to use with helmets and knee pads for purchase at discounted prices.

Scuba & Snorkeling
Dates: July 25-29
Time: 1pm-4pm
Ages: 10-18
Location: Greenville Center and Minges ECU pool
Cost: $125
Registration Deadline: July 18

Experience what it takes to become a scuba diver! Campers will be introduced to the basics of scuba diving and snorkeling. We will start the week with classroom introduction but will soon take to the pool for hands-on experience. * Students will be required to pass a basic swim test before the first pool session. A lifeguard will be on duty during all pool sessions. 
 

REGISTRATION FORM

For more information or to register, contact Lisa Webb at 252.493.7317 or lwebb@email.pittcc.edu.