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Technology Summer Camp 2016

The Hampstead School District is pleased to offer five technology camp opportunities at Hampstead Middle School during the month of July. Five-day camps are $60 per session (two-day camps are $24).

If you have any questions please contact Marie Nicolosi at 329-6743 x141, or email nicolosim@hampsteadschools.net .
Checks should be made payable to Hampstead School District and sent to Hampstead Middle School attn: Marie Nicolosi. 


Deadline for registration: 6/17/16

S.T.E.M. Camp Water

Dates: July 11 - July 15         Time: 8:30-11:30            Location: 
HMS Music Portable

This camp is open to students entering Grades 6, 7, and 8. (Maximum enrollment - 16)

Teacher: Ms. Heather Mailloux

During this camp, students will engage in many opportunities where they will explore the importance of water to people and other organisms, some of the unique properties of water, how water shapes the Earth, how water can be used to make our lives safer and easier, and how people use and manage water.

Students will work in teams to invent a contraption/device that can transport water from a main water supply to various distribution places, engineer a boat that will float across a kiddie pool carrying a weight, create a model of a watershed and observe how pollutants can travel downstream and affect many different water resources, and design water turbine blades to create enough electricity to power a light bulb. 


Great Desert Island S.T.E.M. Challenge

Dates: 
July 18- July 19 (Two days only)   Time: 8:30-11:30    Location: HMS Music Portable  $24

This camp is open to students entering Grades 3, 4, and 5. (Maximum enrollment - 16)

Teacher: Ms. Heather Mailloux
The Great Desert Island STEM Challenge is a week of 5 different engineering  challenges centered around the story of a shipwrecked traveler stranded on a deserted island. After hearing the story of the shipwreck, students will read 5 of his diary entries. Each one will challenge them to design something to help him survive and get back to civilization. 

STEM Challenges:

             Island Architect: Construct A Hut

•             Crocodile Crossing: Build A Bridge

•             Message In A Bottle: Waterproof Container

•             Pirate Defense: Coconut Catapult

•             Float Your Boat: Raft Design

These STEM challenges incorporate concepts of linear measurement, weight measurement, area, force and motion, properties of shapes, simple machines, and the engineering design process.

Camp CSI

Cancelled


Robotics Exploration

Dates:  July 11-15       Time: 8:30-11:30            Location: HMS Library

This camp is open to students entering Grades 3-8. (Maximum enrollment - 12)

Teacher: Mr. Dave Remillard

Explore the world of robotics. Students will research robots and how they contribute to human society. They will then design and create robots to complete simple tasks. Students will program robots to solve real world problems in group challenges.



MineCraft

Session #1 Dates: July 11-15       Time: 8:30-11:30            Location: HMS Computer Lab (111)
Session #2 Dates: July 18-22       Time: 8:30-11:30            Location: HMS Computer Lab (111)

This camp is open to students entering Grades 3-8. (Maximum enrollment - 18 per session. First priority given to Hampstead residents)

Teacher: Mr. Chad Pimentel

Students will explore the world of Minecraft.  Learning how to create, explore, build and develop new skills.