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STEM Day Camps (2017-2018)

STEM Day Camps: Programming, Game Design, Digital Arts, Science, Robotics & Engineering

Mindframe is excited to offer STEM Day Camps throughout the academic year! Our camps include half day and full day options, and will be offered during winter and spring breaks, as well as school holidays. STEM Day Camps provide a day of fun and educational STEM classes, activities and games for elementary and middle school students.

STEM Day Camp Details:

In our camps, students will learn a topic from one-to-two of our available STEM subjects– Programming, Robotics, Engineering, Science, Game Design, and Digital Arts.

  • Students will be grouped by grade level and/or ability.
  • Students will be taught one subject in the AM half (9am-12pm), and the second in the PM half (1-4pm)
  • Full camp days run from 9am-4pm
  • Extended care is available from 8am-9am, and 4pm-6pm

Registration Options:

Single Days 5 Day Camps
Full Day $65 $325
Half Day $35 $175
Extended
Care
$25 $95

Our Camps Include

  • Snacks: Two healthy snacks included
  • Lunch Break: Lunch is not provided, please pack a lunch for your student.
  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Balanced Activities: All camps include fun break activities, indoors and outdoors, games, challenges, and social time.

What Our Campers Can Expect

  • Each camp includes instruction on the concepts and technologies, and fun, hands-on projects & activities
  • All camps include a variety of fun break activities, indoors and outdoors, including games, challenges, and social time
  • Students have access to real-world tools and the latest technologies
  • Through individual and group activities, they’ll take part in hands-on projects that give them the opportunity to see their learning in action
  • Students will grouped by age and/or skill level in each camp to allow students to learn and apply their new skills at a pace that’s suitable for them
  • They’ll be taught by tech-savvy, experienced designers, developers and engineers with expertise in their fields and a passion for teaching

Sample Camp Day

MORNING


  • 8:00am–9:00am: AM Extended Care
  • 9:00am–9:15am: Full Day & AM Half Day student check-in
  • 9:15am: Course instruction &  project work; let the tech fun begin!
  • 10:30am: Break & snack time
  • 12:00pm: Lunch; AM Half Day student pick up

AFTERNOON


  • 12:45pm-1:00pm: PM Half Day student check-in
  • 1:00pm: Course instruction & project work
  • 2:30pm: Break & snack time
  • 3:00pm: Course instruction & project work
  • 4:00pm: Full Day & PM Half Day student pick up
  • 4:15pm: PM Extended Care
  • 6:00pm: Extended Care pick up

STEM Day Camp Schedule

Date LCPS Calendar Mindframe Calendar
October 9 LCPS Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
October 23 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
November 6 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
November 7 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
November 22 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
December 18-22 LCPS Closed–Winter Break Open–Winter Break Camps
December 26-29 LCPS Closed–Winter Break Open–Winter Break Camps
January 15 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
January 29 LCPS Closed–Movable Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
February 19 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
March 26-30 LCPS Closed–Spring Break Open–Spring Break Camps
April 2 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp
April 9 LCPS Closed–Student Holiday Open–Full Day Camp

Available STEM Tracks:

Programming and App Development Programming & App Development

In this track, students learn the fundamentals of programming, web design / development, and mobile application development. The courses will teach students how to design, build, and publish their very own apps.

Engineering and Robotics Robotics & Engineering

This track includes exciting robotics courses and hands-on maker / engineering projects where students design and build real prototypes and products using the computer hardware components and micro-controllers such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi. At the end of each course, students will demonstrate their products and get to take it home with them.

Digital Arts Digital Arts

This track includes creative projects such as graphic design, 3D animation and modeling, 3D printing, digital filmmaking and photography. Students work individually and in teams to design and create their own digital art, 2D and 3D animations, short films and videos.

 Science

In these hands-on science camps students will conduct different science labs and workshops. The workshops and labs are guided through a series of interactive science projects and experiments that challenge their creativity and imagination. Students will work individually and in teams to conduct their lab projects. With the knowledge of “how to”, students learn to be creative, critical, and organized thinkers, and problem solvers.

Game Design Game Design

In this track, students learn the concepts, technology, and tools used to create the latest 2D & 3D games. The courses will teach students how to create Minecraft Mods and their own games for PCs and mobile devices.

How to Register

  • Click on the button above that will direct you to the STEM Day Camp registration portal
  • Once in the portal, select the “login” button found on the right of your selected day camp description
  • Returning customers from 2017 summer camps, please log-on using family account and add payment method
  • New customers, please select “create account”, then create a family account and add payment method
  • Once account has been created, and logged-in, proceed to register for your selected day camp

F.A.Q's

What is Mindframe’s procedure for snow days?

  • If conditions are safe, we will be open for full day camps. Mindframe follows Federal Government closures. Please contact us, or check our website for additional information regarding our snow day schedule.

Do you provide a lunch for my student?

  • No. Please pack a lunch for your student. We will provide students 2 snacks through out the day.

Will shuttle pick up be available on STEM Day Camp days?

  • No. Please drop off, and pick up your student at our Ashburn facility. We are happy to offer extended care from 8am-9am, and 4pm-6pm.

Location

Ashburn
Mindframe Education
44933 George Washington Blvd.
Suite 160, Ashburn, VA 20147

Contact Us

Questions? Email us or call us at (703) 940-9440.