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Camps: Rising 6-8th Graders

Education Unlimited provides a variety of programs designed to inspire and engage middle school students. These programs include critical thinking camps, science camps for girls, acting, computers, and public speaking. Please browse our offerings below, and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.


A+ Summer Leadership

We developed our summer leadership training programs around the premise that students should strive to be effective leaders who demonstrate excellence by their approach and by their accomplishment -- the kind of leaders that, by virtue of their ability to lead and superior service, will prompt a teacher to write them an uncommonly powerful...

A+ Summer Middle School

A+ Summer Middle School immerses rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in an environment that encourages advanced thinking, creative problem solving, and a lifelong love of learning. For six days, students will explore their potential as inventors, detectives, and strategists. Interdisciplinary classes will strengthen students’ talents in...

Anatomy/Physiology - Gr 4-6

Anatomy and Physiology scientists will be dissecting the wonders of the human body. In this camp, we will zoom into multiple body systems using interactive and kinesthetic laboratory explorations.  

Throughout the week, scientists will have opportunities to wonder, lead, and explore their curiosities of the human body. Scientists will begin...

Anatomy/Physiology - Gr 4-6

Anatomy and Physiology scientists will be dissecting the wonders of the human body. In this camp, we will zoom into multiple body systems using interactive and kinesthetic laboratory explorations.  

Throughout the week, scientists will have opportunities to wonder, lead, and explore their curiosities of the human body.  Scientists will begin...

Astronomy - Gr 6-8

In Astronomy, students will explore our solar system and the universe beyond!  We’ll start out by revisiting and simulating the Big Bang theory, then study the surface of the sun, explore light diffraction, and build our own water rockets!  Campers will also have the opportunity to retrace Galileo’s footsteps and explore the universe as he did...

Cardiology - Gr 6-8

In one of our newest Education Unlimited offerings, scientists will uncover the complexities of the cardiovascular system though a wealth of interactive and inquiry-based experiments, and project based, hands on activities. New in Summer 2019, the Cardiology program offers your budding scientist the opportunity to deepen their understanding of...

Cardiology - Gr 6-8

In one of our newest Education Unlimited offerings, scientists will uncover the complexities of the cardiovascular system through a wealth of interactive and inquiry-based experiments and project-based, hands-on activities. New in Summer 2019, the Cardiology program offers your budding scientist the opportunity to deepen their understanding of...

Computer Programming

Education Unlimited's Computer Programming offerings go beyond simply interacting with a computer. Instead, campers will dive into writing their own codes to create executable software that run on their computers. While each programming language has its own unique strengths and uses, Java and Python are two popular and indispensable languages...

Elementary Week: SNAP

SNAP: A foundation for programming + Webdesign

The campers will learn about algorithms, loops, debugging, conditionals, and events in activities and in programming using Snap, the drag-and-drop visual programming language. Engaging activities both on the computer and off will prepare the students to dive into other programming languages moving...

Emerging Writers Institute - 7th - 9th Grade

Emerging Writers Institute is a unique opportunity for rising 7th - 9th graders to explore creative writing.

From day one, students are challenged through small group seminars focused on fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. In these seminars, and at daily writing workshops, students investigate the fundamentals of storytelling and...

English Immersion

English Immersion Two-Week Suite

The Education Unlimited English Immersion Suite combines two of our most successful programs: Public Speaking and Leadership, into a dynamic two week program aimed at improving fluency in spoken/written English as well as mastery of the social norms necessary to be successful in the US business workplace....

Intro to Engineering - Gr 4-6

In Intro to Engineering, students will learn the basic principles of engineering design and use this process to solve a variety of ‘build challenges’, which must survive performance trials and unexpected obstacles along the way! Students will work collaboratively with one another and our amazing instructors to study the principles of force,...

Intro to Engineering - Gr 4-6

In Intro to Engineering, students will learn the basic principles of engineering design and use this process to solve a variety of ‘build challenges’, which must survive performance trials and unexpected obstacles along the way!  Students will work collaboratively with one another and our amazing instructors to study the principles of force,...

Journalism

 

High School Workshop

While the ways in which the American public consumes news are constantly evolving, new and digital media have created a huge demand for high-quality content. Journalistic skills — writing, information gathering,  interviewing, and critical reading — have never been more important, and these skills will give students a...

Marine Science - 6-8

Marine Science: Marine Science students will "dive" headfirst into one of the world’s least-explored places – the ocean!  In this camp, we will take a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and incorporate studies in chemistry, oceanography, ecology, and marine biology to learn about Earth's amazing seas and the animals and plants that inhabit...

Marine Science - Gr 6-8

Marine Science students will dive headfirst into one of the world’s least-explored places – the ocean! In this camp, we will take a multi-disciplinary approach to learn and incorporate studies in chemistry, oceanography, ecology, and marine biology to learn about Earth's amazing seas and the animals and plants that inhabit them.

Campers will...

Middle School Actors Workshop

This one-week program builds students' acting, creative expression and public speaking skills, helping students perform confidently onstage in a variety of settings. Through daily monologue work, scene work and a variety of electives, the students will discover how to create rapport with the audience and let their personal charisma shine.

Mock Trial - High School

High School Mock Trial offers high school students a unique opportunity to learn public speaking skills through a concentrated focus on the American judicial system.  

The adversarial nature of the American legal system places a premium on effective communication and persuasion through well-reasoned arguments. Therefore, our focus on this...

Mock Trial - Middle School

Our mock trial program for high-school students has seen resounding success for more than 15 years. In an effort to create the building blocks of strong public speaking and critical thinking skills before students cross the threshold into high school, we are now offering this unique program to rising 6th-8th graders. Students work with strong...

Neuroanatomy - Gr 8-9

In this course, students will learn the anatomy and physiology of various systems in the brain and apply what they know to fictitious neurological patients. Specifically, we will focus on the cerebral cortex, various sub-cortical structures, the visual system, somatosensory system, and the motor system in the brain and spinal cord. The...

Public Speaking Institute - 4th-8th

Middle and Elementary School Public Speaking will cover two main areas of public speaking:

Debate

Learn the art of verbal combat! Students will construct persuasive positions, defend against and attack each other’s arguments, and cross-examine effectively. Students will debate a variety of age- and experience-appropriate topics, form teams,...

Public Speaking Institute - 9th-12th

Designed to help students build confidence in their public speaking skills, our Public Speaking Institute trains students in public speaking, logic and rhetoric through an interactive and dynamic curriculum that encourages incremental progress through ongoing practice and exercise. Over the course of the program, students will participate in...

Robotics - Gr 6-8

In this course, students will explore the emerging science of robot mechanics as they build and program their robot from scratch, remotely control it, experiment with light and pressure sensors, create drive trains for varying terrains, and play robotic sports.

Students will use the VEX robotics platform, the world’s premier classroom robotics...

Robotics - Gr 7-9

In this course, students will explore the emerging science of robot mechanics as they build and program their robot from scratch, remotely control it, experiment with light and pressure sensors, create drive trains for varying terrains, and play robotic sports.

Students will use the VEX robotics platform, the world’s premier classroom robotics...

Video Production Camp

The Video Production Camp, campers produce, direct, light, shoot and edit like the experts as they complete exercises and projects culminating in making their own short movie. Students will learn to utilize titles, graphics, music, voice-over, and live-action video while developing leadership, communication, project management, creative design,...

Web Design

Education Unlimited's Web Design series introduces and familiarizes campers with the process of creating and scheming interactive websites and applications. By using tools including HTML, CSS, and Javascript, campers will learn the mechanics of webpage layouts, content production, and elements of graphic design. 

Web Design - CSS & HTML 

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