Summer camp in school: STEM Summer Camps at South Dakota Mines

Опубликовано: June 25, 2023 в 11:35 am


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  • We are now accepting applications for our exciting summer enrichment camps!

    Some of the many options will include STEM, visual arts, movie making, music, theater, sports medicine and culinary arts.  Except for our popular IGNITE Art Camps, most Summer Camps will be offered in July.

    Please note: if you’re registering for summer camps ONLY, please select “Summer Camp only” from the Summer Bridge school dropdown list in the Student Reservation System. Apply now at!   


    Learn more about our Summer Camps below.

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  • Civics

    Civics Summer Camp

    Incoming 7 and 8th Graders
    Students will learn essential Civics content through creating and building projects.

  • Pinellas Technical College Summer Camps

    Pinellas Technical College Summer Camps

    Incoming 9-12
    Camps are intended to help students learn and practice industry skills.

  • Science

    Summer of Science – Elementary

    Incoming 4th – 5th Graders
    Students explore science concepts, while strengthening background content knowledge.  While exploring Earth and Science Patterns, we will bring science alive with hands-on experiments, guest speakers and field trips.

    Science Curiosity Camp – Middle School

    Incoming 7th – 8th Graders
    3- 1 week camps focused on critical content in preparation for 8th grade Science and the SSA. Each week will focus on learning and activities around a specified branch of science.

  • Tourism

    Tourism Camp

    Incoming 8th-10th Graders
    Students will have experiences within the four sectors of the tourism industry: food and beverage, accommodations/lodging, transportation/travel, and attractions.


Summer Camp – Erie 1 BOCES

Choose Four Different Camps to Attend Throughout the Week!

7-Hour Movie Challenge

Have you ever thought of becoming a filmmaker, actor, or director? Do you like to make videos on your phone or iPad? In this film camp, you’ll work in groups to write an original story by creating a story spine. After the story is written, your group will use interactive storyboard software to visualize and film your story. You’ll learn how to edit the video using video editing software and create an original musical score. Finally, you’ll watch each other’s films and choose the winner of the movie challenge! You will get to bring home a copy of your film to show your family and friends!

Adventures in Babysitting

Do you love to babysit? This camp will teach you skills that emphasize safety, awareness, art and science while caring for young children. Campers will make playdoh and slime, friendship bracelets, build with blocks and learn how to make fun, healthy snacks including fruit kabobs, smiley toast and smoothies. By the end of the week, you will know how to compile a first aid kit, run a safety scavenger hunt and know about food safety with young children.

Camp Culinary

Calling all campers! Come join us for another fun filled week in Camp Culinary! Learn what it’s like to work in a professional kitchen. You’ll spend the week learning to make delicious, camper friendly dishes. You will learn to cook safely in a state-of-the-art kitchen, develop independence and WOW your family with delicious creations!

Destination Animation

This Digital Media Camp will offer an animation project where students will journey into the colorful world of 2D animation! Using Adobe Animate and Photoshop, students will learn how to create simple animated movies. They will design and rig their own animated characters so they can interact with the worlds and story they created from their imagination.

Engineering and Robotics

In this camp, we will learn how to program a VEX robot to complete a maze autonomously. This means that you will control your bot by writing program code, not by using a remote control. In addition, you will create code to enable your bot to start and stop, follow a black line, turn 180 degrees and more. The program you create will tell your bot what to do and when to do it. Let the robot games begin!!

Express Yourself

Have you ever thought of becoming a hair stylist or a makeup artist? Maybe you just want to learn how to pamper yourself, your friends and your family? Experience a true spa and salon atmosphere. Campers will practice shampooing, braiding, simple up-dos, basic makeup, facials and nails. It’s a week of fun and relaxation you’ll never forget!

Flair for Fashion

Campers will enjoy a week being immersed in the creativity of the fashion world. Starting out, campers will learn basic sewing machine operations and create a patchwork fabric to be used to make a wearable piece of art. Fashion Illustration will be mastered allowing campers to use a croquis and design markers to create self-inspired fashion looks. At the conclusion of the week, campers will learn the basics of trend forecasting. The key elements of determining what will be the latest fashion trend everyone will be crazy for during the upcoming fashion season of back to school shopping.

Future Teachers

Have you ever thought about becoming a teacher? Do you love working with children or being a part of the learning process? If so, the Future Teachers camp is for you! This experience is designed for any middle school student interested in a career in education. Campers will learn about all levels of teaching, from early childhood to secondary education, while getting the chance to apply what they have learned in writing and teaching their own lesson.

Physics Fun

This STEM summer camp will teach skills that can be used for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math in a fun and engaging setting. Campers will learn life skills like problem-solving, creativity, and collaboration. Among the many activities done throughout the week, there will be several competitions. At the top of the list is a rocket design and launch, a boat building challenge, tower building and an egg drop challenge.

Summer Build/BUILD

Are you looking to try your hands at some carpentry this summer? Do you like to learn new skills and making your own projects? If so, you should join us to make some sawdust at Summer Build this year. This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge that you can apply to all kinds of future projects. We will learn how to read and interpret construction drawings to make a project you can be proud to call your own. We will learn how to safely use hand and power-hand tools and develop the different skills and techniques needed to build our project. You will gain confidence in yourself and your abilities, and at the end, have a great project to show off at home!

Video Game Design

Do you like to play video games? Ever thought about designing your own? This class will introduce you to programming basics and get you started developing creative, fun and interactive games.

rights and duties of a teacher – article – Corporation Russian textbook (Drofa-Ventana publishing house)

Children’s summer camps at the daytime school are becoming more popular every year. Accordingly, information about the maximum number of children that can be in a group and how many teachers should be in each group will be relevant for both teachers and parents. We consider the topic of the summer camp from a legal point of view.


To begin with, let’s determine what type of institutions school camps belong to. Let’s turn to SanPiN “Hygienic requirements for the arrangement, maintenance and organization of the working hours in recreational institutions with daytime stay of children during the holidays” (hereinafter – SanPiN). According to paragraph 1.3, “health institutions with daytime stay of children (hereinafter referred to as health institutions) are organized for students of educational institutions during the summer, autumn, winter and spring holidays. Health-improving institutions are staffed from among the students of one or more general education, sports, art schools and other institutions for children and adolescents, are divided into groups of no more than 25 people for students in grades 1-4 and no more than 30 people for other students.

To establish the occupancy rates for groups, you should open another document – Decree of the Secretariat of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions dated May 11, 1990 N 7-22 “On Model States of Administrative, Economic, Pedagogical, Medical, Support Personnel of Children’s Health Camps.” At the beginning of the document, we see a resolution that “The occupancy standards for a detachment (group) of children’s health camps with round-the-clock stay” should be “spread to all types of health camps and labor and recreation camps.” Thus, we understand that there are specific occupancy rates for the school summer camp.

Turning to the second paragraph of the Decree, we find that “The states of children’s health camps are approved by the trade union committees in charge of the camps. In cases where the states cannot be applied in terms of the volume and conditions of work, allow trade union committees to establish additional positions for workers in children’s health camps in addition to those provided for by these Model States.

In the first paragraph of the document of the section “Teaching staff” we see: “The number of educators and leaders (pioneer leaders) is set at the rate of two positions of an educator and one position of a leader (pioneer leader) for each group of schoolchildren aged 10 to 14 years (no more than 30 people) and each group of schoolchildren aged 6 to 9years – 25 people. For every two or three detachments (groups), one position of a substitute teacher (leader or pioneer leader) is established. The first paragraph of the second paragraph of the annex to the Resolution states that “the number of club leaders in the camp is set at the rate of 1 unit per 4 groups with an average occupancy of up to 20 people each, except for dance, choir and rhythm circles, where the average occupancy is at least 30 people. For these employees, a monthly summarized accounting of working time is established at the rate of 3 hours of circle work per day. Pioneer instructors who have the appropriate training to carry out this work can be sent to the camp as leaders of circles on free vouchers.

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“3. The number of positions of accompanists in the camp is established taking into account the number of choral, dance and other circles that require musical accompaniment; the time spent by the accompanist on accompanying morning exercises, preparing and holding mass cultural and sporting events. For these employees, a monthly summarized accounting of working time is established at the rate of 4 hours of work per day.

4. If there is a swimming pool, swimming pool (beach) on a reservoir in the camp, the position of an instructor-methodologist in physical culture and sports is established at the rate of 1 unit for every 4 detachments (groups).

5. For the organization of tourist work with children and adolescents, the position of an instructor-methodologist in tourism is established in the camp.

6. The position of the head of the club is established if there is a club in the camp with more than 380 children per shift.

7. The position of the head of the branch of the mass or children’s trade union library is established in the camp.

If there is a reading room and a book fund of at least 10 books per child in a camp with more than 530 children, an additional 0.5 positions of a librarian are established per shift.

From all of the above, it follows that:

in the summer camp, the group is formed as follows:

  • for students in grades 1-4, the maximum number of people in a group should be no more than 25 people;
  • for students of other classes, the maximum number of people in a group should be no more than 30 people;

the composition of educators and counselors in the summer camp is distributed according to the following principle:

  • there are two teachers and one counselor per group of students aged six to nine,
  • for a group of students aged ten to fourteen, there are also two places for an educator and one for a pioneer leader,
  • Two or three groups of children rely on one substitute teacher.

What if…

… the number of teaching staff relying on each children’s group does not meet the established standards? – You should write an appeal demanding to eliminate the violation of the law.

Sample Application

Head of the children’s camp Tikhomirov. I.B.

From Semenov A.V.


Squad No. 3 consists of students aged 6 to 8 years in the amount of 24 people. Clause 2 of the Decree of the Secretariat of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions dated May 11, 1990 N 7-22 “On Model States of the Administrative, Pedagogical, Medical, Maintenance Personnel of Children’s Health Camps” establishes that the number of educators and counselors is set at the rate of 2 positions of an educator and 1 position of a counselor for each group of schoolchildren aged 10 to 14 (no more than 30 people) and each group of schoolchildren aged 6 to 9years – 25 people. For every two or three groups, 1 position of a substitute teacher (leader or pioneer leader) is established.

Currently, there is 1 educator in Detachment No. 3, which is a violation of the current legislation. Please eliminate this fact, because. children’s safety is at risk.

Semenov A.V. date, signature.


Summer camp – “Secondary School No. 1 named after S.T. Shatsky”, Obninsk | School №1 Obninsk

Summer Camp

In 2022, during the summer months, it is planned to open summer camps with day stay at the school

Health camp with day stay “Neposedy” (for children 7-10 years old) – 1 shift

The camp program “Fidgets” includes diverse activities, combines various areas of health improvement, education and upbringing of children.

The main activity of the day camp is aimed at developing the personality of the child and including him in a variety of human relationships and interpersonal communication with peers. By immersing the child in the atmosphere of the camp, we give him the opportunity to discover the positive qualities of a personality in himself, to feel the significance of his own “I”, to realize himself as a person who causes a positive assessment in the eyes of other people, to increase self-esteem, to reach a new level of communication, where there is no place for aggression and rudeness.

The main idea of ​​the Fidget camp program is to present opportunities for revealing the creative abilities of the child, creating conditions for the self-realization of the potential of children as a result of socially useful activities. The program is focused on work in a team of children of different ages and is implemented during the first shift.

Purpose: development of the personality of the child, strengthening the physical, mental and emotional health of children


  • Promotion of a healthy lifestyle
  • Generating interest in various activities
  • Development of cognitive activity, creativity of each child
  • Formation of the qualities that make up the culture of behavior, sanitary and hygienic culture.

Expected results of the camp:

  • Child health promotion
  • Development of schoolchildren’s interest in physical education and sports
  • Expanding social experience
  • Formation of communication skills, the basics of correct behavior, communication, culture, leisure
  • Development of manual and socially useful skills
  • Formation of a conscious attitude towards oneself as a part of the surrounding world

The program of the health camp “Fidgets” MBOU “Secondary School No. S.T. Shatsky

Camp hours

08.00–08.15 – collection of children at school
08.15–08.30 – morning exercises
08.30–09.00 – breakfast
09.00–12.00 – activities according to a separate plan, classes of interest
12.30–13.00 – Lunch
13.30–16.00 – Getting ready for bed and naps
1600–1630 afternoon tea
1630–1700 outdoor games, sports activities

Recreational labor camp with day stay “Cheerful life” (for children and adolescents aged 11-16) 1, 2, 3 shifts

The camp program is complex and includes diverse activities, unites various areas of health improvement, work and recreation for children.
In addition to traditional forms of work, the program includes meetings with agricultural workers, design, research and experimental work. The program is implemented during three shifts:

1 shift – 06/01/2022 – 06/30/2022

2nd shift – 07/01/2022 – 07/29/2022

3rd shift – 08/01/2022 – 08/29/2022

Work camp program provides:

  • Children’s health improvement
  • Meaningful spending of free time by children
  • Labor and environmental education

Purpose: development of labor skills and creative abilities, creation of conditions for self-realization of the child; organizing leisure activities for children and adolescents during the summer holidays.


  • Create conditions conducive to the improvement of children
  • Form an environmental culture, expand environmental knowledge and practice in this area
  • To instill in students a variety of agricultural skills
  • To teach the practical application in agricultural production of knowledge gained in the lessons of technology, biology, chemistry
  • To instill in students the skills of creative teamwork, a sense of responsibility, love for agricultural work, respect for people working in agriculture
  • To form the interest of pupils in design, research and experimental activities
  • Develop leadership, organizational and creative abilities through the collective creative activities of the camp
  • To unite the children’s team, create an atmosphere of cooperation and equal partnership between all participants of the program

Expected results of the camp:

  • General improvement of pupils, strengthening their health
  • Strengthening the physical and psychological strength of children and adolescents, the development of leadership and organizational skills, the acquisition of new knowledge, the development of agricultural skills, creative abilities, children’s independence and amateur performance;
  • Acquisition by camp pupils of skills and abilities of individual and collective creative and labor activity, self-management, social activity
  • Improving the psychological microclimate in the unified educational space of the school, improving the health of schoolchildren
  • Personal growth of camp participants

Working hours of the labor camp