Bioscience

Summer camps with math/science programs (metro Phoenix)

March 12, 2007

By Flinn Foundation

Academic Enrichment Camp: 8:30a.m.-3:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 4-28. For Grades 3-6. Features instruction in social studies, literature, math and science with labs. Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, 5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive, Phoenix. $100-$400. (480) 575-2075.

Barrow Institute Summer Camp: 9a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, July 23 through Aug. 3. For ages 12-14. Activities include extracting DNA from plant tissue, exploring laboratories and operating rooms and researching the effectiveness of treatments and medicines on tumor cells. July 23-27 session for beginning students, and July 30-Aug. 3 for returning students. Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix. $195-$220. (602) 716-2028.

Camp Invention: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 9-13. For Grades 1-6. Various activities in science, math, history and the arts. Shea Middle School, 2728 E. Shea Blvd., Phoenix. $205. 1-800-968-4332.

Camp Seafari: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 11 through July 27. For ages 6-13. Kids study aspects of the ocean, such as sea life, currents and wind. Also features a special program June 11-15, in which girls 11-13 create various science experiments. Weekly sessions held at the center and off-site at Chandler Traditional Academy – Independence Campus, 1405 W. Lake Drive, Chandler. Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. $195-$220 per week. (602) 716-2028.

Eagle Ridge Summer Flight: 9 a.m.-noon Mondays through Fridays, May 30 through June 22. For Grades Pre-K-7. Students choose from a variety of classes, such as reading and math review, science, computers, crafts, music, dance, comics and movie-making, scrap booking and theater. Eagle Ridge Elementary School, 19801 N. 13th St., Phoenix. $198. (602) 867-5216.

K-2 Math & Reading: 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday, June 4-28. For Grades K-2. Academic enrichment program with special focus on math and reading skills. Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, 5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive, Phoenix. $100-$400. (480) 575-2075.

Kids Advanced College Program: Mondays through Thursdays, June 18 through July 19. For ages 8-14. Classes include animated computer design, robotics, engineering, architecture, stocks, writing and ecology. Each session is two weeks. No classes July 2-5. Prices and times vary. Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. $99-$379. (602) 787-6804.

Kids’ College Program: Mondays through Thursdays, June 18 through July 19. For ages 6-14. Activities include learning about math, reading, scientific mysteries, fine arts, Spanish and guitar. No session July 2-5. Times and dates vary. Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. $99-$379. (602) 787-6804.

Mad Science Summer Camp: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 4 through Aug. 3. For Grades 2-6. Features hands-on activities and science experiments. Sessions: June 4-8, June 11-15, July 23-27 and July 30-Aug. 3. Half- and full-day sessions available weekly. Paradise for Tots Christian Preschool, 13449 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. $135-$210 per week. (480) 222-2233.

Mad Science Summer Camp: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 4 through July 27. For ages 4-Grade 6. Features hands-on activities and science experiment. Camp dates and times vary based on age. No camp June 25-July 6. Trinity Bible Church, 3420 W. Peoria Ave., Phoenix. $135-$210 per week. (480) 222-2233.

Mad Science Summer Camp: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, June 18 through July 19. For Grades 2-6. Features hands-on activities and science experiments. Two sessions: 8 a.m.-noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Dates and prices vary. Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. $135-$210 per week. (480) 222-2233 or (602) 787-6804.

Trails to Summer Fun: 9 a.m.-noon Mondays through Fridays, May 30 through June 22. For Grades pre-K to 6. Students choose from a variety of classes, such as reading and math review, science, computers, crafts, music, dance, comics and movie-making. Desert Trails Elementary School, 4315 E. Cashman Drive, Phoenix. $198. (602) 867-5216.