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Animal Friends

Do you love animals of all kinds? Do you love to draw and paint? Then this is the class for you! Learn about the animals of this world as we travel to a different continent each day. Finish with a book to share all that you have learned. Instructor: Tina Thayer. Mornings, July 10 – 14.

Around the World in 80 Days

Come with us as we explore five countries from five continents in five days! We’ll make crafts and read stories and play games as we learn about children from all over the world. Instructor: Melissa Crotto-Young. Afternoons, July 17 - 21.

Birds of a Feather

Let’s flock together while learning all about birds! Keene State is home to a great variety of birds. Join us for a fun week learning their life cycles, anatomy, predators and prey, and their habitat. We will have an art project each day using different media. At the end of the week, take home a final collage of your work! Instructor: Justin Parrott, Afternoons, July 31 – August 4.

Chinese Traditions and Celebrations

There are many traditions and celebrations that are unique to the Chinese culture. We will learn about festivals and traditions, common greetings, the Chinese zodiac year, read stories and have fun making crafts. Come check it out! Instructor: Rotina Gong. Mornings, July 31-August 4.

Computer Coding for Kids

Students will be introduced to the basics of computer programming and will create their very own computer animation or game! Students will learn through “unplugged” programming tasks and games. We’ll then learn how to write computer code to control objects, characters and backgrounds within a scene. Students will use their imaginations and creativity to design and code their own projects, solving problems along the way, becoming real computer programmers! Instructor: Caitlin Bennett. Afternoons, July 17 – 21.

Fairy Tales - SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NO LONGER OFFERED

Each day, we’ll read a different fairy tale. Then, we’ll make the story come to life with crafts, games, and imaginative play. Instructor: Kristin Roach. Mornings, July 17 – 21.

Lego Adventures - Team A (Grades 2 - 4)

Have fun building with Legos while learning basic engineering skills including reading diagrams, designing, teamwork, testing, and measuring results. Build and motorize simple machines and create vehicles using steering, gears, axles, and more. Instructor: Lori Stevens. Mornings, July 10 – 14 OR Justin Parrott. Afternoons, July 24 – 28.

Lego Adventures - Team B (Grades 2 - 4)

Like Lego Adventures Team A, children will have fun building with Legos while learning basic engineering skills. Machines and vehicles built will be different than in Team A, making this class ideal for children who took Legos last year, or would like to take more than one Lego class this summer. Instructor: Michelle Buonomano. Afternoons, July 10 -14 OR Justin Parrott. Mornings, July 31 – August 4.

Nature Explorers

Hey explorers! You don’t have to travel far to experience the wonder of nature. Let’s explore the habitats of living things near the KSC campus. What things do plants and animals need to survive? What does poison ivy look like? Nature explorers will trek about to find the answers to these questions and more! Instructor: JJ Prior. Afternoons, July 24 – 28.

Something Fishy

This class is all about fish! Have fun learning about their life cycles, anatomy, predators and prey, and their habitat. We will have an art project each day using different media. At the end of the week, take home a final collage of your work! Instructor: Justin Parrott, Mornings, July 24 – 28.

The Paper Chain - SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NO LONGER OFFERED

Create cards, stationery and other paper projects for writing to friends and family. Explore a brief history of papermaking and the U.S. Postal Service. We will practice writing a friendly letter, then tour the College’s post office before mailing them. Instructor: Leslie Percival. Mornings, July 24 – 28.

Toy Making

Create simple toys using recycled materials! Learn about the galimoto, spinning tops, and more! Do you love thinking of an idea and then building it? Then this class is for you! We’ll brainstorm, sketch, build, and discuss our toys! Instructor: EJ Albin. Afternoons, July 10 – 14.

Under the Sea

Learn all about the oceans of the world through art (painting, sculpture, collage, and more!), games, and stories. Instructor: Melissa Crotto-Young. Mornings, July 17 – 21.

Week at the Beach

Enjoy a week at the beach with Kids on Campus! With tons of beach-themed activities: games, stories, art, songs, and even beach themed math, your child won’t even miss the ocean! Instructor: Kari Brodeur-Stevens. Afternoons, July 31 – August 4.