Weekly Specialty Camps

2019 prices and age ranges to be posted by Friday, December 21.

Registration opens Wednesday, January 2.


School House Chess Camp

Dates: Monday, July 1-Wednesday, July 3
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 5
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 3 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Schoolhouse Chess brings chess pieces to life using creative and animated personalities that enable students to learn the game in a fun and exciting way. Students become fascinated with imaginative chess characters that accelerate the learning process. Our instructors bring all the materials and supplies to your school and cover the rules and strategies of chess.



Red Hot Robots Camp

Dates: Monday, July 1-Wednesday, July 3
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 5
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Join Mad Science and our Radical Robots for a scientific journey through circuitry and sensors. Explore several different types of robots....robots that follow lines and sounds, robotic arms like the ones you see in the big factories on TV (well, smaller than that, but you get the picture). You will even play tag with robots that you control! Complete the camp by building your own robot to take home!


Fashion Passion Camp

Dates: Monday, July 8-Thursday, July 11
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Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 12
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Learn to sew step-by-step and create a stylish set of accessories! We offer a creative learning experience for the student interested in fashion and design. Students will learn the basics of hand sewing, and apply what they learn to 2-3 projects. We’ll also provide a lesson in fashion illustration, and offer our popular “Project Runway” style challenges. Next, we will bring in sewing machines for a fun class (or two) where participants will get the chance to complete one small project on them! All materials are included and experience is not necessary. Great for the beginning and returning student. New projects each session!


Pastel Drawing Camp

Dates: Monday, July 8-Thursday, July 11
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 12
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Four, fun-filled days await our students as we explore ocean life as they learn to draw and color with pastels. We will create detailed, pastel compositions on each day, focusing on a different ocean-themed subject. We will draw eye-catching sea stars along the shoreline and a pair of vibrant clown fish. We will illustrate a sea turtle with bold patterns, a blue crab and a wondrous scene of jellyfish. Our instruction will bring remarkable results, and you will want to head to the frame shop with your child’s finished pastel pieces. These pastel drawings will reward students with a great sense of pride and accomplishment. Enroll today!


Build My Own Laptop Camp

Dates: Monday, July 15-Thursday, July 18
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 19
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Campers will be assembling a laptopto take home. They will also learn to troubleshoot hardware assembly and experience the thrill of booting up the laptop they build or the first time. Python is a user-friendly, multi-purpose, dynamic programming language that has become a favorite of software developers. Our curriculum utilizes various project based challenges to introduce the Python language coding fundamentals such as data types, variables, comments, conditional statements and other function creation


Decorating and Baking Camp

Dates: Monday, July 15-Thursday, July 18
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 19
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Join us for a fantastic week of cupcake baking and decorating! Each day we will bake a cupcake from scratch including a filling or frosting as well we will decorate to completion 3 -4 cupcakes per person per day! Themes will include Puppy Dogs, Flowers, Farm Animals, and Fun Foods! Learn terrific techniques and impressive new skills!



Pocket Brick Monsters Pokemon Lego Camp

Dates: Monday, July 22-Thursday, July 25
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Tentative Make Up Dates:Friday, July 26
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon®! Capture wild Pokémon® creatures and train them for battle. Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and use special abilities. Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls, and more. Bring your own Pokémon® trading cards if you wish to play and trade at the end of each day. Show off your skills as you battle for power in your journey through the Pokémon® universe. Do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon® Master?


Coding and Scratch Game Design Camp

Dates: Monday, July 22-Thursday, July 25
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, July 26
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: This camp introduces the students to key programming concepts followed by hands-on projects to practice and create. Challenging problems are given in each class to enhance students’ understanding and encourage creativity. Our curriculum introduces programming concept such as: understanding and applying basic blocks that represent programming elements, customizing sprites (characters) and background, designing meaningful and logical scripts (algorithms), utilizing Cartesian coordinates and variables in project design.Upon the completion of each project, students can download and bring home the Scratch projects created in class and share the experience with parents.


Green Screen Lego Flix Camp

Dates: Monday, July 29-Thursday, August 1
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 2
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Bring Lego stop-motion animation to the next level! Students will design and build their movie sets out of Legos, and transport them anywhere using green screen technology. Once students have their Lego world, they’ll bring it to life in movies students will storyboard, shoot, and voice-over in age appropriate groups


Animation Flix Camp

Dates: Monday, July 29-Thursday, August 1
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 2
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: All new for 2019! In this fast paced class, students will be creating up to 4 stop motion movies. These will include dinosaurs, paper cartoons, white board, and a free choice day where students get to choose from playdoh, jewels, or items brought from home


Decorating and Baking Camp

Dates: Monday, August 5-Thursday, August 8
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 9
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Join us for a fantastic week of cupcake baking and decorating! Each day we will bake a cupcake from scratch including a filling or frosting as well we will decorate to completion 3 -4 cupcakes per person per day! Themes will include Puppy Dogs, Flowers, Farm Animals, and Fun Foods! Learn terrific techniques and impressive new skills!


Lemonade Stand Entrepreneurs Camp

Dates: Monday, August 5-Thursday, August 8
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 9
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: The camp is designed to mentor, support, and equip children with the necessary skills for becoming future entrepreneurs. Take the challenge of a great business on your own! Budding entrepreneurs will be working in team or individually in generating business ideas, creating product name, logo, analyzing competition, accounting, sales and launching their own small business at the camp


NASA Space Academy Camp

Dates: Monday, August 12-Thursday, August 15
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 16
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Mad Science and NASA® have teamed up to bring you the excitement and wonder of space in the NASA® Space Academy camp. This is your chance to be a rocket scientist! Explore the science involved in rocket construction as you build your own rocket. Use teamwork to complete an important space mission and build a model space station. Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in our Mad Science planetary tour. This stellar camp is your ticket to the stars as you journey through the galaxy.


Digging for Dinos Camp

Dates: Monday, August 12-Thursday, August 15
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 16
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Live dangerously while becoming a junior paleontologist! Experience dinosaur digs, black tar pits, & dinosaur bone reconstruction. See fossil replicas and touch real fossils from dinosaurs. Learn about casting and make a souvenir T-Rex tooth and fly in amber as proof of your exciting hunt for these giant creatures


Anime and Manga Workshop Camp

Dates: Monday, August 19-Thursday, August 22
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Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 23
Times: 8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Why sit in front of the TV and watch cartoons when you can draw amazing characters and awesome scenes of your very own? Join us for five, action-packed days as we host a wonderful Anime and Manga Drawing Workshop. Our students will create dazzling illustrations that are influenced by popular Japanese anime and manga themes. Colorful characters with expressive personalities jump off of the page. Our students will be delighted as we create drawings that emulate the popular anime and manga art styles. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity to produce wonderful artwork. Sign up today!


Spa Science Lotions and Potions

Dates: Monday, August 19-Thursday, August 22
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 23
Times:12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave,
Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Beauty buffs and science kids alike will love digging into handmade spa products! Scoop up science know-how on chemical rotations, the color spectrum, and more as you make fizzing bath bombs and bubbly glycerin soaps in custom colors. Explore olfactory functions through the creation of your own perfume, and discover the properties of skin as you mix up luxurious lip balms. Fashion Works spa science projects deliver an intro to chemistry and biology while developing critical thinking skills in a fun, hands on way!


Canvas, Glass, Acrylic and Fabric Camp

Dates: Monday, August 26-Thurday, August 29
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 30
Times:8:30-12:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave,
Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Our Art and Painting Camps include a lot of fun filled enrichment activities for kids of all age group. Kids use different mediums to explore their imagination and skillset to create various art forms. This course focuses on canvas, glass, acrylic and fabric.


Minecraft Camp

Dates:Monday, August 26-Thurday, August 29
Exclude Dates: N/A
Tentative Make Up Dates: Friday, August 30
Times: 12:30-4:30
Hourly Classroom Time per day: 4 hours
Days of Program: 4 days
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ (subject to change)
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Course Description: Whether students want to turn water into gold, build instant cities, or create multi-player games, their imagination is the only limit. Learn to build and play Minecraft games.


Please note that all out of town registrants will be charged a $20 out of town fee