Camps at Engineering For Kids of New York City - Queens
The Fun, Educational Camp Your Child Is Bound to Enjoy!
At Engineering For Kids, our camps are carefully structured to provide your child with the enrichment he or she needs to grow and thrive. Our camps run in the spring, winter, and summer for your convenience. Our programs come in many varieties to accommodate your schedule, such as half-day camps, full-day camps, and holiday break camps. We also host camps on scheduled days off for reasons such as professional work days, teacher conference days, etc.
Just a few of these beneficial opportunities include:
- Teamwork: Most of our camps schedule fun and engaging teamwork activities that teach children the value of investing in others.
- Resilience and motivation: Our challenging programs help to teach kids how to keep trying. This also helps them feel accomplished when they succeed, which develops their will to learn.
- Decision-making: Our uniquely structured activities help children establish and build upon great decision-making skills, which can help build confidence.
In addition, the wide range of activities and classes that we offer encourage children to try new things, which is a beneficial skill that can be applied in several instances throughout adulthood.
Camps (Age 6-8)
We are proud to offer Summer Camps (Age 6-8) to give your child the perfect mixture of fun and learning that will exercise their mind and body. Our summer camps are packed with new adventures and challenges. Join us to discover, learn and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
We simply can't wait for summer to begin! IT'S TOTALLY AWESOME!
- Camp Location: 77-34 Austin St #1, Forest Hills, NY 11375.
- Camp Hours: M-F, 9 AM - 4 PM.
- Morning Camp (9 AM - 12 PM): Your child will experience Engineering, Robotics, Scratch Programming and Game Design, which provides the perfect combination of hands-on learning and problem solving skills through fun challenges.
- Lunch Break (12-1 PM): Your child will eat lunch & play at the Ehrenreich-Austin Playground, which is right next to our building.
- Afternoon Camp (1-4 PM): Your child will experience Language Studies (i.e. Chinese, Spanish), Art, Dance/Music and Performance Art, which fosters creativity and critical thinking skills.
- Extended Hours (4-6 PM, $15 per hour) - Oxbridge Academic Center offers after summer camp care to students who can't be pickup right away.
Please Note: Each week of Engineering for Kids summer camp includes both morning and afternoon. Options for half-day weekly camps is NOT available.
Summer Camp Description
Week 1: Jr. Engineering Marvels II & Language Studies (Chinese)Let's build amazing things together! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to the basic concepts of engineering, the science behind the engineering marvels of the world and be able to construct their own creation like a real engineer. Students will discover how aircraft flies, learn how the Greeks created structures that still stands today, build the fastest roller coaster and more. We don't want to give it all away. It will simply be amazing! By the end of the program, each engineer will be “Licensed to Build!”
Let's learn new languages together! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to the world of language studies! Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new language like Chinese. It doesn't matter whether your child knows Chinese or not, they will all learn together. Students will learn human geography of China such as etiquette and rituals. They will be able to read a menu in Chinese, so they can order food in China. You don't want your child to go hungry in a foreign country, right? Give your child the opportunity to exercise their mind and improve their intelligence compared to students that know only one language.
Week 2: Jr. Robotics Wild Animals & ArtI'm King of the Jungle!!! This summer camp is designed to have a perfect mixture of fun and learning using LEGO® sets. Students will have the opportunity to learn the basic concept of robotics engineering, build wild animals using LEGO® sets, and program their creations to come to life. Give your child the opportunity to discover their hidden talents, foster their creativity, and learn the importance of teamwork as they learn how to program and operate their own creations.
I'm an Art-Techie!!! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to art! It was said that calligraphy inspired Steve Job, the founder of Apples Inc. to create technology that is beautiful and elegant. Let's learn art and be inspired to create future technology that is truly a masterpiece. Student will have the opportunity to learn basic art skills like drawing, coloring, painting, etc. Our famous painting teacher, Ms. Becky, will have an art adventure with your children. With her creative teaching skills, she will bring your kids into a whole new world of art. They will simply fall in love with art.
Week 3: Jr. Scratch Video Sensing & Body BuildingProgram your own interactive stories, video games and animations! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to the basic concepts of software engineering and gain exposure to the field of computer science. With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, video games, and animations by interacting with the program via webcam. Help your child learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Students will learn basic programming skills by using a design-based learning approach to build a solid coding foundation.
Move your body! Shake your body! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to dancing and physical training. Our children's body is really important. Dancing and physical training are important approaches to a healthy body and beautiful figure. Students will experience body-building to the next level, by participating in the specialty course of aerobics from beginning to end. With our professional dancing teacher, your child will have an opportunity to reshape their body and feel great.
Week 4: Jr. Game Design & Performance ArtIMAGINE -- Anything is possible! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to the awesome world of video game creation in a fun, non-competitive, step-by-step process that will spark their imagination and encourage their critical thinking skills. The student will design and create every aspect of a video game, from the hero to the villain, their weapon of choice, and the world the characters live in. Give your child the opportunity to create something unique and special to them. They will be able to take a copy of their video game to play at home!
To be or not to be? -- That is the question! This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to performance art in the form of drama and play. Our students will become playwrights and write their own plays. They will perform the play by themselves under the direction of our professional artist. Parents will be surprise by now much their child's potential and abilities will grow.
Week 5: Jr. Robotics Play Soccer & Language Studies (Spanish)
Goooooaaaaallll!! This summer camp is designed to have a perfect mixture of fun and learning
using LEGO® sets. Students will have the opportunity to learn the
basic concept of robotics engineering, build soccer-themed gadgets using
LEGO® sets, and program their creations to come to life. Give your
child the opportunity to discover their hidden talents, foster their creativity,
and learn the importance of teamwork as they learn how to program and
operate their own creations.
¿Tu habla español? This summer camp is designed to introduce our engineering students to the world of language studies! Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new language like Spanish. It doesn't matter whether your child knows Spanish or not, they will all learn together. Our teacher will help your child learn the Spanish language and culture to promote literacy. They will strengthen their language background to improve their chances of getting better grades in school. The kids will be taught in an easy-to-earn through different learning activities. They will have fun learning, exercising their mind and improving their intelligence compared to students that know only one language.