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Summer Camps for Kids!

Fun with Fusing—Fused Glass (12 Hours) Ages 8-14.

Complete 4 different fused glass projects over the course of the 4 weeks. Learn nipping and cutting of glass, as well as the fusing process and safety of glass handling. The first 3 projects will be available during the following weeks’ class and the final project will be available for pick up one week after camp ends at the Yancey Learning Center. Bring a snack and a bottle of water.

7/13/22-8/3/22, W, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

$160                      Instructor: Taylor

Yancey                      828.682.7315

Kids Can: Create with Duct Tape (3 Hours) Ages 9-14.

Learn to create using one of the most popular adhesives around! Make your very own magnetic clutch or wallet made from sturdy, attractive, and colorful Duct tape! Students will choose from a variety of designs and apply measurement skills and cutting techniques to create their own one-of-a-kind functional accessory.

6/28/22, T, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
$25          Instructor: Clark

Avery          828.733.5883

Stellar Color (2 Hours) Ages 9-14.
Learn about light and color in space! Ever wonder why we see color in space images but not in a
telescope? In this session join us in exploring prisms and how we perceive color.
7/11, M, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25                   Instructor: Silvers
Yancey/ESP           828.682.7315

Time Travelers Unite! A History of Space Exploration (1 Hour) Ages 8-15

In this session learn about time-traveling theory, a few famous time travelers throughout history, and about some of our own famous humans who were ahead of their “time”.
7/12, T, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
$20                      Instructor: Hardy
Yancey/ESP             828.682.7315

Houston—We’re Ready to Launch (2.5 Hours) Ages 7-15.
Jr astronauts learn to assemble a rocket. Then learn all about rocket launches inside the Arthur
Planetarium. Learn how organizations like SPACEX and NASA are progressing space flight. End the afternoon with an epic launch party at the Earth to Sky Park lawn.
7/12, T, 1:00–3:30 p.m.
$40                       Instructor: Hardy
Yancey/ESP             828.682.7315

Super Charged Mad Science (2 Hours) Ages 8-15.

In this session, we explore life as a scientist! Learn to create crazy concoctions and why mixing some ingredients lead to chemical explosions!

7/13, W, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
$25             Instructor: Lanning
Yancey/ESP      828.682.7315

Water Water Everywhere (2 Hours) Ages 10-15.
In this session we learn about what’s in the water! Learn about the microorganisms living in 3 types of water at the Earth to a Sky Park. Learn to use a microscope in this hands-on lab-based activity!
7/13, W, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25                        Instructor: Silvers
Yancey/ESP                828.682.7315

Nature Walk & Talk (2 Hours) Ages 7-15 NEW!

Learn about the minerals in our ground such as mica and quartz, spot the difference between types of trees, identify mushrooms, and possibly meet some forest creatures along the way! In this session, we learn about the natural world around us and how we can identify objects found in the forest. Come home with your own nature journal and new knowledge of the woods.

7/14, Th, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25                         Instructor: Lanning
Yancey/ESP                   828.682.7315

Space Camp: A Week of Adventure (15 Hours) Ages 7-15.
In this camp Jr Astronauts will craft upcycled rocket filed jet packs, cardboard space shuttles
and space helmets and explore the solar system in the Arthur Planetarium & ESP Classroom.
Jr Astronauts will watch kid friendly STEAM programming in the dome and learn about space
travel, the moon, planets, and the cosmos. Finally, Jr. Astronauts will participate in “astronaut
training” by learning to garden in an “extraterrestrial styled environment” and eat astronaut
ice cream!

7/25–7/29, MTWThF, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$175                           Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP                          828.682.7315

Seatbelts Everyone! Ms. Frizzle’s Guide to the Galaxy! (2 Hours) Ages 6-15

In this session, we will paint a Styrofoam solar system mobile, learn about the planets and then take a trip through the galaxy with Ms. Frizzle & the magic school bus in the Arthur Planetarium.
8/1, M, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25               Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP            828.682.7315

Come “Camp Out” Under the Stars in the Arthur Planetarium (2 Hours) Ages 6-12.
Learn the art of campfire star storytelling. Bring
your sleeping bag, and your sense of adventure.
8/2, T, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25 Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP 828.682.7315