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SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center

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696 Route 9
Wilton, NY 12866 United States
sunyacc.edu

For the full list of 2017 summer programs, at both the Queensbury and Wilton campuses, refer to this PDF of their brochure.

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31 Jul
July 31 9:00 am - August 10 1:00 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $310
STEAM Camp (grades 9-10) Wilton center | July 31 to August 10 696 Route 9, Wilton Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm Join us this summer for a hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program that introduces students to two different technology topic areas: Minecraft Modding with JAVA Green Architecture & Design With skilled instructors teaching an introduction to each topic area and leading hands-on projects designed for students to apply their new skills and knowledge, students will…
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07 Aug
August 7 8:30 am - August 11 11:00 am SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $210
Code To The Future – MineScratch Camp (grades 2-4) August 7-11, 2017 Morning Session: 8:30-11 Learn how to speak the language of computers! Campers will dive into the exciting world of computer coding through Scratch, developed at MIT. Scratch is a block-based application designed to make it simple for anyone to learn programming. Throughout the camp, coders create projects like an epic space battle game or choose your own adventure story! The possibilities to create are endless! We’ll also occasionally…
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07 Aug
August 7 8:30 am - August 11 11:00 am SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Nano, It’s Bigger Than You Think (grades 5-6) – morning session August 7-11, 2017 Morning Session: 8:30-11 The course will begin with an overview of what NANO technology is and how we are using it every day. Videos will be shown of examples. Each day following will consist of an in-depth look at specific NANO technology. How it is made, how we use. What are the implications for the future? The students will also participate daily in hands-on activities that…
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07 Aug
August 7 8:30 am - August 11 11:00 am SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Animation Antics (Grades 4-6) Instructor: Ellen Franklin-Furgason August 7-11, 2017 Morning Session: 8:30-11 A stop motion animation is made from a series of images or drawings that give the appearance of motion by making small changes in each. The students will experiment with a variety of materials –whiteboard, cut paper, sand, 3D objects, clay and puppet characters –to become familiar with animation techniques and the process of stop motion animation. They will apply these concepts into a cooperative production using…
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07 Aug
August 7 8:30 am - August 11 11:00 am SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
3 Minutes to Midnight and Holding: A Study of Earth’s Five Mass Extinctions (grades 6-8) – morning session Instructor: Paul Phillips August 7-11, 2017 Morning Session: 8:30-11 The causes and consequences of the five mass extinctions of life that have previously occurred will be discussed and debated, as well as the question of a sixth extinction which may already be underway. Are we living in the Anthropogenic epoch, the age of man, where new species become extinct even before they…
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07 Aug
August 7 8:30 am - August 11 11:00 am SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Duct Tape Wars (grades 6-8) – morning session Instructor: Sarah Barsukoff August 7-11, 2017 Morning Session: 8:30-11 The Duct Tape Wars course will allow students to get creative with engineering and duct tape. There will be at least 2-3 duct tape competitions for the students to complete during the course. Students will be working in teams of two to complete each competition. The first competition will be making a duct tape boat that can hold one student, the second challenge…
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07 Aug
August 7 12:00 pm - August 11 2:30 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $210
Code To The Future – Minecraft Modding Camp (grades 5-8) August 7-11, 2017 Afternoon Session: 12-2:30 Minecraft Modding Camp: Why just play Minecraft when you can create Minecraft? In this camp designed for quick learners or those with some coding experience, campers will immerse themselves in the language of computers through Minecraft! Using Java, a professional text-based coding language, campers will learn to create Minecraft mods like “craft a sword out of mushy bananas” or “spawn a flying golden cow”! This…
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07 Aug
August 7 12:00 pm - August 11 2:30 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
3 Minutes to Midnight and Holding: A Study of Earth’s Five Mass Extinctions (grades 6-8) – morning session Instructor: Paul Phillips August 7-11, 2017 Afternoon Session: 12-2:30 The causes and consequences of the five mass extinctions of life that have previously occurred will be discussed and debated, as well as the question of a sixth extinction which may already be underway. Are we living in the Anthropogenic epoch, the age of man, where new species become extinct even before they are…
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07 Aug
August 7 12:00 pm - August 11 2:30 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Simply Amazing Machines (grades 3-4) Instructor: Rosemary Renaud August 7-11, 2017 Afternoon Session: 12 –2:30 The course will being with an overview of what the Simple Machines are, how they work and examples in everyday life. Videos will be shown of examples. Each day following will consist of a more in-depth look at a specific Simple Machine. Videos will be shown about inventive ways that Simple Machine has been used in history and around the world today. The students will…
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07 Aug
August 7 12:00 pm - August 11 2:30 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Forensics (Grades 4-6) Instructor: Joe Biss August 7-11, 2017 Afternoon Session: 12 –2:30 Let’s discover the world of Forensic Science as we explore some favorite experiments with Mr. Biss. 1) Forensic Anthropology –How do you identify skeletal remains? Bag O’Bones–You get to put a skeleton together! 2) Fingerprints & Fingerprinting –What are they –Why do we have them? What is unique about them? You will use simple household items like make-up or an artist brush, baby or cocoa powder, wide,…
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07 Aug
August 7 12:00 pm - August 11 2:30 pm SUNY Adk @ Wilton Center, 696 Route 9, Wilton, United States + Google Map $125
Water Rockets (grades 6-8) Instructor: Sarah Barsukoff August 7-11, 2017 Afternoon Session: 12 –2:30 The water rockets course is designed to introduce Newton’s Laws and the concept of forces acting on objects in a fun way by studying the trajectory and distance of different water rocket designs. Students will work in small groups to engineer at least two rocket designs which they will build, launch, and analyze how well their rocket was projected. Students will be working in teams and…
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