Future Stars S.T.E.A.M Education Camps aim to engage campers in a series of innovative programs encompassing the combined disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Future Stars STEAM Education programs address these components and strive to foster the maker mentality. Technology helps us communicate, Math is the language, Science and Engineering are the process for thinking, and Art helps merge form with the function. All of these lead to innovation.
Future Stars STEAM Education Programs offerings for Summer 2018 include Lego Robotics, Lego Stop Motion Animation, 3D Building with Minecraft, Video Game Design and Web Design & Coding.
Eight (8) Weekly Sessions are offered for Boys & Girls entering Grades 4-9 from July 1st - August 23rd.
FEATURES & HIGHLIGHTS
Lego Robotics (Weekly Sessions) July 1 - July 19th & August 5th-23rd
(For Campers Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2019)
Lego Science and Robotics camp features a variety of themed workshops that intergrate the motivational effect of goal orientated play into robotic modeling projects with LEGO Mindstorms. From learning LEGO Parts to completing robotic challenges, the program provides foundational learning and design challenges for novice and advanced LEGO engineers. A balanced day of project based learning also includes daily recreational swim and recreational/field play activities for all campers.
Video Game Design (Weekly Sessions) July 8th - July 19th & August 5th - August 16th (For Campers Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2019)
Video Game Design camp features technology and digital arts skills as campers design their own video games using MIT Scratch. With the visual programming interface campers will create maze games, platformers, gravity simulations and more! Covering everything from digital art to game mechanics, campers will develop valuable skills in algorithmic thinking, game design, and animation. A balanced day of project based learning also includes daily recreational swim and recreational/field play activities for all campers.
LEGO Stop Motion Animation (2 Weekly Sessions) July 22nd - August 2nd (For Campers Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2019)
LEGO Stop Motion animation camp features creativity and digital learning skills as campers make their LEGO Adventures come to life using the HUE HD Studio. Campers will create storyboards, build characters, develop backdrops, and use webcams to produce their short movies which will be take home projects to share with family and friends after camp. A balanced day of project based learning also includes daily recreational swim and recreational/field play activities for all campers.
3D Building with Minecraft (Weekly Sessions) July 8th - August 2nd (For Campers Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2019)
3D Building with Minecraft camp features creative engineering and 3D Modeling challenges with Minecraft used as a teaching tool that is fun and engaging for campers. From the basics of creating 3D models using new software to more complex building challenges, campers will have to think creatively as they use spatial skills and planning to construct. Additional projects introducing the basics of modding and the foundations of programming may also be covered and taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. A balanced day of project based learning also includes daily recreational swim and recreational/field play activities for all campers.
Web Design & Coding (2 Weekly Sessions) July 22nd - August 2nd(For Campers Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2019)
Future Stars STEAM Education Program takes place on campus at The College at Old Westbury, utilizing state of the art collegiate facilities with classrooms (building rooms), as well as PC and Mac Computer Labs. Additional campus athletics facilities are used for recreational activities.
STEAM EDUCATION STAFF
Future Stars STEAM Camps will once again partner with RoboMindTech, an award-winning center for science and technology education. RoboMindTech teachers will implement their curriculum and programming for most of Future Stars' STEAM Programs at Old Westbury. In collaboration with theor global curriculum partner, STEM4Maker, RoboMindTech strives to bring high quality education to the world's rising generation of engineers and computer scientists.
Additional Future Stars teaching staff will also work with campers to assist with all activities throughout the camp day.
Directions to The College at Old Westbury
Clark Athletic Center & Jackie Robinson Athletics Complex
|A Typical Day
||Session 1 - Primer & Knowledge Acquisition
||Session 2 - Project Based & Teacher Guided Learning
|| Immerse & Innovate - Maker Time
||Session 3 / Team Building Activities
Recreational Sports & Games
||End of Day Discussion / Review of New Skills
|Grades 3 - 9 Boys & Girls
**Typical Day activities/sports/times subject to change
Future Stars Summer Camps will once again partner with RoboMindTech for Summer 2019, an award winning center for Science & Technology Education. RoboMindTech teachers will teach and implement their curricula and programming for all STEM activities.
Visit www.robomindtech.comfor additional information.
Camps and Programs
Future Stars Summer Camps at The College at Old Westbury offer numerous Sports & Specialty camp programs. Summer 2019 will offer 19 program options for campers entering Grades K-9 in Fall 2018. Sports camp programs include; Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Multi-Sports, Soccer, Swim, Tennis, Flag-Football, Golf and Volleyball. Specialty camp programs include; Circus Arts, Dance, Drama, Horseback Riding, Magic, and Multimedia. S.T.E.A.M Education programs include; LEGO Robotics, Stop-Motion Animation, 3D Building with Minecraft, Web Design & Coding and Video Game Design. Additional programs include; Rising Stars for younger campers entering grades K-2, and our Adventure Camp, which is a unique program that features off-site trips. Finally, our Coaches & Teachers Assistant Program (CTAP) for participants entering Grades 10-12 who are looking to be part of the Future Stars Staff in the future.
About the Facility
The College at Old Westbury is a wooded 600 acre campus centrally located in Long Island's Gold Coast in Nassau County. Conveniently located on Rt.107, minutes from the LIE (Rt.495), Jericho Tpke (Rt.25), and Northern Blvd (Rt.25A).
The College at Old Westbury athletics dept sponsors 13 NCAA Division III intercollegiate teams participating in the Skyline Conference. Future Stars Summer Camps utilize the college athletics facilities, and additional campus facilities for all programs.
Clark Athletic Center outdoor facilities include: Baseball & Softball Complex, Full-Sized Grass Training Fields, Tennis Courts, Hitting Walls, Basketball Courts, and more.
Clark Athletic Center indoor facilities include: Multiple Gymnasiums, Swimming Pool, Racquetball Courts, Panther Pride Recreation Area, and more.
Additional campus facilities include: Air-Conditioned Cafeteria, Recital Hall, Old Westbury TV Studio, Classrooms, Computer Labs, and more.
Additional camp features include: Big Kahuna Waterslide, GaGa Ball Pits, Inflatable Sports Arena, 150ft Slip'n'Slide, Soccer Golf Course, and more.
Address to this location is :
223 Store Hill Road.
Old Westbury, NY 11568
***GPS use 2534 Cedar Swamp Rd,
Glen Head NY 11545 (This is directly opposite main campus entrance on Rt.107)
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Future Stars Summer Camp programs at The College at Old Westbury are permitted to operate by Nassau County Dept.of.Health. All programs take place on campus and Future Stars are the exclusive camp program on campus during the summer. Campers enjoy a daily lunch program that is included in the pricing with campers having hot and cold menu choices as they eat in the comfortable air conditioned cafeteria. Campers have the option for a daily recreational swim period in the Clark Athletic Center pool under the supervision of our certified water safety instructors and lifeguards. Door-to-Door bus service is available for an additional charge for campers in Nassau County and beyond by arrangement. Please contact the camp office for transportation specifics.
David Stapleton is the Future Stars Summer Camps site director for all programs at The College at Old Westbury. He graduated The University of Edinburgh in 1999. He brings over 16 years of experience in youth coaching and summer camps with Future Stars and previously NOGA Soccer. David is a UEFA, USSF, & NSCAA certified Soccer coach who currently coaches at LIU-Post, and is a staff coach for the LIJSL Coaching Academy.
Summer 2018 will be his 11th year with Future Stars Summer Camps.
Dates and Rates
Summer 2019 programs will run from June 24th to August 23rd. Flexible weekly scheduling is available. Each camp week is Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. Pricing is time sensitive. Transportation is available for an additional $175/week. Early drop-off and/or late-pick-up are also available for an additional $50/week. Sibling discounts are available for campers enrolling for 3 or more weeks. Team or Group discounts are also available. Please call our camp office on 516-226-2267 for current details on discount offers.
|Sports & Specialty Programs
|| $575 / wk
S.T.E.M Education / Mad Science
| $695 / wk
| Horseback Riding
|| $775 / wk
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Old Westbury Application
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