Indy Exploratorium

Chess Camp **VERY LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR WEEK 2**

When: June 19-23 and/or August 14-18
Age level: Grades 2-8
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $200
Instructor: Mr. Gregory Rogers, founder and coach of Chess Masters of Delaware
Coach Gregory Rogers founded Chess Masters of Delaware at Pope John Paul II School, and he has been teaching chess in schools since 2008. Over the years, the club has expanded to several schools in New Castle County and Pennsylvania. Countless people recognize the benefits of teaching chess to children and adolescents, making Chess Masters of Delaware thrive. Coach Greg understands how chess can assist young people in making good choices in and out of the classroom. He approaches teaching with patience, dedication and commitment. Note: Campers may attend one or both weeks.

Cooking with Mrs. V

(maximum 20 participants)
When: June 19-23
Age level: 4 years old-Grade 1
Time: 9:00 a.m.-noon
Cost: $225
Instructor: Mrs. Ann Veazey, Independence Extended Day Staff and Substitute Teacher
Cooking isn’t just for grownups! These campers will have a fun-packed week of cooking and learning new things in the kitchen. Campers will create healthy snacks, plus have fun making aprons and their very own cookbook. The best part? Campers get to enjoy the snacks they make every day!

Wizarding World

(maximum 20 participants)
When: June 19-23
Age level: Grades 4-8
Time: 9:00 a.m.-noon
Cost: $225
Instructor: Mrs. Laura Fallon, Independence World Language Teacher
Hippogriffs, wizards, and dragons! Come experience the magic of the Wizarding World at Independence. No ordinary humans allowed! Join us for a week full of wizards and witches, spells, potions, magical treats, and more. Compete in events throughout the week and earn points to help your team win the ultimate prize.

Under the Sea

(maximum 20 participants)
When: July 10-14
Age level: 4 years old-Grade 1
Time: 9:00 a.m.-noon
Cost: $225
Instructor: Mrs. Laura Fallon, Independence World Language Teacher
Fish, Turtles, and Sharks – Oh my! Does your child love the ocean? If so, this is the perfect camp! Campers will learn about all kinds of animals in the ocean and even create their own aquarium to bring home. Each day, they will read and sing about, create, and celebrate all things associated with the ocean. There’s no doubt that this camp will be a whale of a good time!

Sailing Camp **sold out**

(maximum 10 participants)
When: July 17-20 and July 24-27 (No Friday lessons)
Age level: Grades 3-8
Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays
Cost: $520
Learn to sail with U.S. Sailing-certified instructors in a safe environment. Campers will be provided transportation by van to North East River Yacht Club in North East, MD, for this unique experience. No previous sailing experience is required. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced sailor, you will build the skills to navigate a sailboat and advance to higher levels. Don’t forget to pack your lunch, since you will be out on the water. Sailors must attend both weeks. Day Camp is available for Fridays, if needed. Campers can be added to the Wait List through Online Registration.

Service Camp

(maximum 20 participants)
When: July 31-August 3 (No Friday)
Age level: Grades 6-8
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $300
Instructors: Mrs. Heather Horsey, Independence Athletic Director, and Mrs. Heather Watt, Independence Lower School Science Teacher
Looking to help others while having fun with your friends? Join us this summer for our very first service camp experience. Fulfill your service requirements for the year and experience new opportunities to volunteer at different locations in our community. We are offering three days of community service and a fourth day of fun to celebrate our good deeds.

Glamorize Your Doll **very LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE**

When: August 7-11
Age level: Ages 7-12
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $435
Instructor: Handwork Studio staff
Get set for some serious fashion fun! Glamorize Your Doll is designed for campers who have the desire to create trendy clothes and accessories for their very own 18" doll. Patient, kind, and skilled Handwork Studio counselors will teach machine and hand-sewing, embroidery, and other embellishing techniques to allow each camper to craft unique creations for his or her doll. Camp includes all materials, from sewing machines to fabric. Just bring your own doll* and imagination! Join the fun!
* Dolls are always welcome but please leave accessories at home.

Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp **LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR WEEK 2**

When: August 7-11 or August 14-18
Age level: Ages 9-14
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $485
Instructor: Handwork Studio staff
Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of machine sewing! Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression. Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns, as well as pick projects from our favorite book, "Sewing in a Straight Line," by Brett Bara. In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of tempting fabrics to bring style and flare to every creation. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week and year after year.
*New on-trend pattern selection added for 2017

Handwork Day Camp

When: August 14-18
Age level: Ages 5-12
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost: $435
Instructor: Handwork Studio staff
Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting, and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun!