Are you ready for Dawg Daze 2016? We’re ready for you! We have a special recipe for FUN and LEARNING! Join us as we transform things from Junky to Funky, create edible masterpieces through cake decorating and design your very own roller coaster! Our camps are all designed with FUN and LEARNING in mind for kids ages 5-16.
All camps are led by certified teachers and fitness instructors.
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For questions about Dawg Daze camps, please contact:
Amber Shultice, Program Coordinator
Center for Continuing Education
DAWG DAZE SUMMER CAMP
June 20–24, 2016
1.5 hours Creative Camp (your choice)
1.5 hours Academic Camp (your choice)
45 minutes Fitness camp
Let Your Imagination Take Shape
Don't be square! Join us for a week of fun exploring nature, architecture, and even food as we search for shapes all around us! It will come full circle when we use what we see to create magnificent works of art- painting, drawing, weaving, photography, and much more! You'll be amazed what you can create when you let your imagination take shape.
Pete's Cool Cats
Come and go on adventures with Pete the Cat! Explore writing, illustrating, and storytelling with everyone's favorite cat!
Under the Sea
Are you ready to take a trip under the sea? We will DIVE into discovering different sea animals! We will also do research on each animal using different books and videos, and we will be doing some fun math activities. I hope you join us on this fun and exciting journey!
Let's explore different art forms and create masterpieces with different art materials! In this camp, you will paint, sculpt, and draw different pieces of art!
Let’s Get Crafty… Under the sea!
If you enjoy learning about sea life, this is the class for you! We will be creating some sea animal crafts and writing our own “books” about the animals that we created!
Shiver Me Timbers!
Ahoy thar, matey. Want to be a pirate? Hop aboard me ship and join the crew. We'll create colorful parrot companions, search for exploding chests of gold, design a jolly roger, create treasure of our own, and much more. See you on the ship. Argh!
Let’s Get Buggy
Got a bug on your back? Let’s get buggy and discover the intriguing world of bugs through interactive games and activities. Get your hands grubby as you discover, collect, and identify bugs of our town. Through it all you will learn the scientific processes of observing, predicting, inferring and comparing using the wonderful world of bugs.
Do you love amusement parks? Do you love the hair-raising roller-coasters that make you scream?! Come learn all about the science behind these thrilling rides! We will discuss the physics principals behind roller-coasters and even create our own roller coaster models – with upside down loops and everything! Get ready for a thrilling ride!
Junky to Funky
Taking household junk and upcycling into funky treasures. We’ll create fancy bird feeders using tea cups, whimsical planters out of household containers, glamorous sun catchers using old CDs, and tin can robots. Join us as we turn trash into treasure, the junky into the funky.
Let’s Get Creative!
A week full of art! Everything from origami to painting! Come spend the week trying out various art mediums and learning some new techniques. We will think outside the box to create some artwork and also learn some practical helpful tips. We'll also talk about a few famous artists and try to create art by using their style. Get your creative mind ready!
Morning campers can stay and enjoy a yummy lunch or afternoon campers can come early! If you are one of the lucky ones that gets to stay all day…You will definitely need to be refueled! We are offering lunch for an additional $35 for the week.
June 20–24, 2016
Do you want a little more adventure? We are now offering an afternoon session of Dawg Daze Summer Camp. Each afternoon will consist of activities and adventures both on and off campus. Who doesn’t enjoy a good movie or taking a dip in the pool? The Afternoon Adventures session is only open to the 30 most adventurous Dawg Daze campers, so register early!
DAWG DAZE ARTIST IN TRAINING
June 27–July 1, 2016
Session 1: 9:00-noon (ages 12 and up)
Session 2: 1:00-4:00 pm (ages 8 and up)
If you like to draw, paint or create different types of art, this is the class you will want to be in! Come express yourself and have fun doing it! At this camp you will work with acrylics, mixed media, and anything else we can find. Every day, you will create at least one type of art. You will study some of the Masters pieces and make your own versions of them. Campers will also create their own unique pieces of art. Make room on your walls at home because you will definitely want to display some of these.
Cost: $149+$15 supply fee
DAWG DAZE CAKE BOSS
June 27–July 1, 2016
Session 1: 9:00-noon (ages 8 and up)
Session 2: 1:00-4:00 pm (ages 12 and up)
Have you ever looked at decorated cookies, cupcakes and cakes and wished you could do that? At Cake Boss Camp, that's exactly what you'll do. We will work with buttercream and fondant to decorate these delightful desserts. Join us as we turn a cupcake into a flower, a fish or a dog. Then, take these home for your family to enjoy.
All supplies will be provided!