2017 Summer Camps

CAMP INFORMATION

The TCU Andrews Institute hosts summer camps for grades 3-8 with limited availability. View descriptions for each workshop below. You can sign up for the camps using the menu on the left. Note: some of the camps provide an external link in order to sign up.

Camp:

Diving Deeper

Dates: July 17th – 21st, 2017
Times: 8:30am – 12 Noon
Location: Palko 221
Description: In this week-long workshop, alumni participants will build upon their past experiences in Watch Your Watershed and Watershed Rescue. They will take a closer look at the chemistry, geology, and ecology of the local watershed through inquiry-based investigations of participant-generated questions and research design. Prerequisite: Students will need to have completed Watch Your Watershed and/or Watershed Rescue by July 15.
Audience: Pre-requisite: Students will need to have completed Watch Your Watershed and/or Watershed Rescue by July 15.
Instructor: Kelly Feille, PhD, Jenesta Nettles, PhD
Max. Enrollment: 20
Registration Link: CLICK HERE to sign up

Camp:

Polymer Science

Dates: July 17 – 21, 2017
Times: 8:30 am – 12 Noon
Location: Palko 227
Description: Students will explore matter through experiments with polymers. From square bubbles to slime, from creating their own bouncy balls to making their own plastics, students will explore elasticity.
Audience: Children entering grades 3rd – 4th in Fall 2017
Instructor: Michele Wright, Teacher
Max. Enrollment: 20
Registration Link: Registration full. Please email AndrewsInstitute@tcu.edu to get on the waitlist.

Camp:

Simple to Complex Machines- Rube Goldberg Contraptions

Dates: July 24th – 28th, 2017
Times: 9:00 am – 12 Noon
Location: Palko 227
Description: During the week we will learn six simple machines. Then they will design and build a complex machine/ contraption to complete a task.
Audience: Children entering grades 4th – 5th in Fall 2017
Instructor: Angela Buffington, Ph.D.
Max. Enrollment: 14
Registration Link: Use the form on the left to register

Camp:

Simple to Complex Machines- Rube Goldberg Contraptions

Dates: July 24th – 28th, 2017
Times: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Palko 227
Description: During the week we will learn six simple machines. Then they will design and build a complex machine/ contraption to complete a task.
Audience: Children entering grades 4th – 5th in Fall 2017
Instructor: Angela Buffington, Ph.D.
Max. Enrollment: 14
Registration Link: Use the form on the left to register

Camp:

Watershed and Preparedness

Dates: July 24th – 28th, 2017
Times: 8:30am – 12 Noon
Location: Palko 221
Description: In this week-long workshop, alumni participants will build upon their past experiences in Watch Your Watershed and Watershed Rescue. They will take a closer look at the chemistry, geology, and ecology of the local watershed through inquiry-based investigations of participant-generated questions and research design. Prerequisite: Students will need to have completed Watch Your Watershed and/or Watershed Rescue by July 15.
Audience: Pre-requisite: Students will need to have completed Diving Deeper by July 22.
Instructor: Kelly Feille, PhD, Jenesta Nettles, PhD
Max. Enrollment: 20
Registration Link: CLICK HERE to sign up