9th Annual

Maverick Science Camp 2017

This year’s theme: Force and Motion

Welcome to my science camp page!

My name is Chris Stoker and I taught physics and math at Mountain View High School for 13 years.  However, this last August I stepped out of the classroom and became the STEM Coordinator for the West Ada School District.  I wasn’t sure I would be able to continue running Science Camp, but luckily things worked out this year and I am very pleased to be able to be offering it again.  The camp is designed for kids 8-12 yrs old and runs for 3 hours a day over 4 days.  Each day follows a simple pattern: see cool demos, do experiments, and build a project to take home.  It’s the perfect combination of STEM activities that are fun but also educational.  This year’s projects will include an egg drop competition, CD Hovercrafts, Catapults, Rubberband Cars and more!

 

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Rubberband Car

For the last years we have been offered 4 different sessions and they all fill up–that’s almost 150 kids each year going through our camp experience!  

Here are the 4 sessions:

Week 1 morning: June 12-15, 2017 from 9am-12noon

Week 1 afternoon: June 12-15, 2017 from 1pm-4pmFULL

Week 2 morning: June 19-22, 2017 from 9am-12noon–register here

Week 2 afternoon: June 19-22, 2017 from 1pm-4pm–register here

Each session is the same camp.  Registration is now open–to register click on the highlighted “register here” above for the session you want.

 

Cost:

Early Bird Registration $95–closes April 30th.

Regular Registration $105

$20 sibling discount (that makes each additional sibling $75 for early bird registration or $85 for regular registration).

Registration cost includes T-shirt, project supplies, and liability insurance.

All sessions will be held at

Mountain View High SchoolMaverick Head Blue and Green

2000 S . Millennium Way

Meridian ID 83642

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Camp will be run by Mr. Chris Stoker (camp director) and 4 camp counselors (high school students).  Each session will be capped at around 36 students.

Tentative Daily Schedule:

intro activity (15min)

demo show about day’s topic (45 min)

experiment/data collection* (30-45 min)

popsicle break outside (10 min)

project/competition* (45 -60 min)

prizes and wrap up on stairs (10min)

*students will break into small groups of 8-9 and work with a camp counselor on their experiment and project.

 

Questions?

 

Email Chris Stoker at

stoker.chris@westada.org