Full-Day Themed Camp Sessions For Ages 2-10
Winter Garden Location

Summer Camp 2018

The summer program at Cranium Academy is 11 weeks of fun and learning for students who have a wide range of interests. Browse our schedule of programs here.

We offer full day camps for children from 2 years old to 10 years old in arts, humanities, sciences, and more! Camps are from 8:30 AM until 3:30 PM for an extended day and 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM for a full day.

Camp Schedules

Extended Day

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Full Day

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

11 Exciting Sessions

Schedule:Dates:
Week 1:6/4 – 6/8
Week 2:6/11 – 6/15
Week 3:6/18 – 6/22
Week 4:6/25 – 6/29
Week 5:7/2 – 7/6
Week 6:7/9 – 7/13
Week 7:7/16 – 7/20
Week 8:7/23 – 7/27
Week 9:7/30 – 8/3
Week 10:8/6 – 8/10
Week 11:8/13 – 8/17

Main Camp Themes (Ages 2-10)

Week 1: Adventures to the Moon and Back

Campers will train to be astronauts as they launch into an out-of-this-world adventure to the moon! They will embark on virtual journeys through our solar system and discover what life is really like in outer space.

Week 2: Mad Scientist

Science is all around us! Campers will discover how different people use science to do their jobs well. Children will also perform exciting experiments throughout the week.

Week 3: Junior Paleontologist

Your young scientist will discover prehistoric times and explore the world of dinosaurs! Campers will enjoy learning about fossils, analyzing dinosaur eggs, and studying prehistoric history.

Week 4: Back to Nature

Pack your gear and get ready for adventure! Campers will set out on an imaginative journey to national parks across the country, discovering amazing wildlife and land formations that make each park unique.

Week 5: Animal Kingdom

Exotic animals and exciting adventures await! Campers will travel to the rain-forest, the desert, the Arctic, and the depths of the ocean as they study the animals that live there and why it is important to protect them.

Week 6: Ocean Explorers

Children will explore what life is like in the majestic seas! Campers will learn about ocean layers, unique habitats, and the amazing creatures that live underwater.

Week 7: Own Your Own Restaurant

Campers will become young entrepreneurs, working together to help make important decisions for their business. Children will come up with their own concepts, role play various members of the restaurant team, and design their own menu!

Week 8: Techy Tot

Your Techy Tot will explore some of the latest technologies that are changing the world we live in today. Campers will play and create using various types of technology and their “e-maginations”!

Week 9: Road Trip

Get ready to embark on the road trip of a lifetime! From Florida to Alaska, campers will plan an exciting adventure across the country, learning about famous landmarks and customs along the way.

Week 10: All About Games

What does it take to get to the Olympic Games? Campers will prepare for fun, friendly competition in our very own Cranium Games!

Week 11: Art Explosion

Cranium campers will set out on a colorful journey to become DaVinci’s apprentice. Through imaginative virtual adventures and creative hands-on exploration, campers will discover how color, composition, and contract effect how someone feels about art.

STEM Camp (Ages 4-5)

Week 3: I Wanna Be…An Archaeologist!

Students learn about archaeological tools and identify optimal locations for digs. From artifacts left on land to historical treasures buried at sea, our mini-Archaeologists learn the hidden science behind this intriguing career.

Week 6: I Wanna Be…A Marine Biologist

From coral reefs to sharks that “sleep,” campers explore the unique, the strange, and the perplexing features of underwater life. Exciting projects include turtle shell backpacks and octopus sock puppets (socktopus!).

Week 8: I Wanna Be…A Techie!

Topics include coding, robotics, and electronics. Students study the anatomy of computers, code a caterpillar (yes!), and look into the future of technology. Projects include programming PCs using ScratchJr and building simple circuits.

Week 10: I Wanna Be…A Sports Scientist

Campers will discover the scientific explanations behind athleticism and develop an appreciation for the science of sports. Projects range from determining the optimal ball trajectory to score a field goal in football to making a Q-Tip Skeleton.

STEM Camp (Ages 6-10)

Week 3: Biorobotics

This camp focuses on the hardware and coding that’s required to create machines that model living and breathing beings. Projects include mechanized contraptions ranging from robotic hands to real programmable robots using LEGO WeDo!

Week 6: Freaky Forces & Elusive Energies

From the magic of magnetism to the science of sound, campers explore a world filled with energies and forces! Projects such as lava lamps, clay boats, and catapults allow children to touch, feel, and see concepts that are the building blocks of physics.

Week 8: Coding & Gaming

Using MIT’s Scratch computer language, campers learn how to program their very own unique games and animations. Projects include a computer program uploaded to MIT’s website and an original board game.

Week 10: Engineering A Metropolis

Campers explore what it takes to create a metropolitan area by designing their own city! From street layouts to power source identification, campers learn about the challenges that architects and engineers face when building cities from scratch.

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