Mark Arts

STEAM Camps

2019 SUMMER STEAM CAMPS

STEAM Camps emphasize creativity, linking art to concepts in science, technology, engineering and math.

Youth summer camp enrollment is limited to no more than two consecutive weeks. Please contact us at 316-634-2787 with questions about this.

If it is 24 hours or less before the camp begins, our enrollment systems stops accepting enrollments and you will see a message saying “sold out.” Please call us at 316-634-2787 to check on available spaces if you are not able to enroll online.

 

The cost for the following sessions is $120 ($108 for members.) Advance registration is required. Camp is limited to 24 students. A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available.

GET READY

Mark Arts provides all supplies, and campers should wear clothes that can get messy.

Be sure to print and sign the Emergency Contact Form and Photo Release waiver (click here)

Campers may go outside, so wear sunblock or bring a hat if needed.

A nut-free snack and water will be provided daily.

Please share any food allergies at the time of registration.

WAYS TO SAVE

SIBLINGS
The first child is regular price, but save $10 for each additional sibling enrolled. (This is available via phone at 316-634-2787 or in person.)

MEMBERS
Mark Arts members receive a 10 percent discount on classes and camps year-round. The cost of a family membership is $75. Click here to become a member.

SCHOLARSHIPS
It’s easy to apply. Scholarships based on need. Click here to apply.

REGISTER

316.634.2787 or click on the enroll buttons by each camp.
Checks may be mailed to: Mark Arts, 1307 North Rock Road, Wichita, KS 67206.

Payment is expected in full at the time of registration. Partial refunds are issued for transferring or withdrawing from a camp within two weeks of start date. If under-enrolled, workshops will be canceled five days before the start of camp.

May 28 - 31 | Everyday Heroes

with special guests First Responders

This week is about celebrating first responders in our community. Enjoy a visit from a different service member each day. We will learn how they use technology, math and engineering in their public safety jobs. Experience the ultimate rescue challenge by creating a crank and hoisting device to save lives! *Special four-day pricing

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. | Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

June 3 - 7 | Marvelous Machines

with special guest Dondlinger Construction

Lean about the monstrous machines that help create the buildings and transportation routes through our world. This camp is for those who like to build, problem solve and invent. Students will learn the engineering phases of construction and work as a team to create a classroom pulley system.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m.  |  Ages: 6 – 11  |  Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

June 10 - 14 | The Wright Stuff

with special guest Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House

Campers will examine the art of architecture while discovering the connection between nature and patterns. We will sketch, sculpt and cook in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright. Exploring geometric shapes and symmetry will help us create structures with 3D pens and textile blocks out of clay.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

June 17 - 21 | Energy Busters

with special guest Westar Energy

What can you make with fidget spinners, steam and engines? We will investigate the science behind water, solar and wind power production. Unleash the raw energy of wind turbines and mini solar-celled cars. Enjoy a field technician talk and help solve an energy outage mystery with snap circuits.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

June 24 - 28 | Set into Motion

with special guest Spirit AeroSystems

Spark your curiosity with a week full of force-filled projects. Campers will build air cannons, gas launchers and marshmallow shooters.  They’ll construct cars that are propelled by magnetism and enjoy an adrenaline-pumping drone demonstration.  Students will master the basics of texture, gravity, inclines and friction.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

July 8 - 12 | Animation Nation

with special guest Dogfoose Illustrations

Do you like to sketch comics and make videos?  In this camp, we will make mini movies with modelling clay figures and painted backdrops with the Stop Motion Studio app. Learn how to build drawing robots with small motors.  Get a tutorial from our special guest, Michael Kline, who illustrates Infotoons for Kids Discover magazine.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

July 15 - 19 | Mission Possible

with special guest Puzzle Plex Escape Rooms

Can you crack the code in time? Push your mind to the absolute limit as we solve a new perplexing puzzle each day.  Escape a zombie outbreak and a battle at Hogwarts.  Students will use critical-thinking skills while learning about game theory with brain-based team projects.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

July 22 - 26 | Up in the Air

with special guest Textron Aviation

Take a new flight each day in this high-flying camp. Campers will create, test and evaluate different aviation models. Feel the wind under your wings as we launch hot air balloons and build aerodynamic parachutes. Students will master the basic principles of air pressure and air flight.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

July 29 - August 2 | Relic Hunters

with special guest Museum of World Treasures

Adventure is around every corner in this camp. Learn how to build a zip line and suspended bridge system.  Experiment with navigational software and make your own treasure map. Enjoy a competitive team challenge in the galleries to find a genuine ancient relic.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)

August 5 - 9 | Rhythm & Moves

with special guest The Griots Storytelling Institute

Can you feel the beat? Do you have smooth moves? We will explore how our bodies experience sound through a series of unusual experiments. Students will become digital DJs and create choreography using engineering design processes. Campers will dive into the connections among energy, space and time.

Time: 1 – 5 p.m. Ages: 6 – 11  | Cost: $120 ($108 for members)