Summer Camps

 

CHECK OUT WHERE WE ARE LOCATED THIS CAMP SEASON!
Acorn Montesorri

 

Acorn Montesorri – 1222 NJ-31, Lebanon, NJ 08833       

  • June 18th – 22nd : 9:00am – 3:30pm / EV3 Robotics A full day session.      Ages 10-13
  • August 6th- 10th: 9:00am – 12:00pm/ Amusement Park     Ages 6 -11
  • August 6th – 10th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Stop Motion Video. Ages 6 -11

Supervised lunch if attending both camps.

                                                                                                                                                                                 

Bernard's Township Community Center

Bernard’s Township Community Center – 289 South Maple Road, Basking Ridge 07920                                                                                                                     

  • July 30th – August 3rd : 2:00pm – 5:00pm / Jurassic Brick Land   Ages 6 -11
Bound Brook Recreation Community Center

Bound Brook Recreation Community Center – 200 Thompson Avenue, Bound Brook 08805                                                                                                                     

  • August 1st -3rd: 4:00pm – 6:00pm / Super Hero Academy        Ages  6 – 10
  • August 6th – 10th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Minecraft Adventure  Ages  9 – 12
  • August 13th -17th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Robotics                       Ages 10 -13
Clinton Township Recreation at the Middle School

Clinton Township Recreation at the Middle School – 34 Grayrock Road, Clinton, NJ                     

  • July 16th – 20th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm/Amusement Park Adv. Ages 6 – 10
  • July 16th – 20th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Stop Motion Video      Ages 7 – 13

                                                                                                 

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church / 132 West High Street, Somerville

  • July 9th – July 13th:  9:00am – 12:00pm / EV3 Robotics             Ages 10 -13
Hunterdon County Parks Commission

Hunterdon County Parks Commission / The Arboretum  1020 Rt 31 North , Lebanon                                                                               

  • July 23rd – July 27th:  9:00am – 12:00pm/ Star Wars: A Galaxy Far Away           Ages 6 -11
  • July 23rd – 27th:  1:00pm – 4:00pm / Animal Grossology                  Ages 6 – 11

Supervised lunch if attending both camps

Hunterdon County YMCA Camp Carr

Hunterdon County YMCA Camp Carr / 517 Hamden Road –  Annandale            

  • July 25th – 29th: 9:00am – 12:00pm /   NASA Mission to Space      Ages 6 – 12                                                                                                 –
  • July 9th – 13th: 9:00am – 12:00pm / Super Hero Adventure     Ages 6 -10
  • July 16th – 20th: 9:00am- 12:00pm / Transformation Creation      Ages 6 -12
  • August 27th – 31st:  9:00am – 12:00pm / MASH-UP     Ages 6 – 12

                                                                                             

Shimon and Sara Jewish Community Center (Bridgewater)

Shimon and Sara Jewish Community Center / 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater            

  • August 20th – 24th: 9:00am – 3:30pm /   Multi Theme Mash-UP      Ages 6 – 12

                                                                                             

Spotlight Dance Academy

Spotlight Dance Academy / 1910 Washington Valley Road, #4B, Martinsville               

  • July 9th -13th:  9:00am – 12:00pm / Mining & Crafting featuring Minecraft       Ages 6 – 12
  • July 23rd – 27th:  9:00am – 12:00pm / Robotics Adventure featuring EV3       Ages 10 -13
  • August 13th – 17th: 9:00am – 12:00pm / Stop Motion Video       Ages 7 – 13

                                                                             

STEAM CAMP at Coddington Hall

STEAM CAMP at Coddington Hall – Mt. Horeb Methodist Church 42 Liberty Corner Road, Warren

A new partnership between Bricks 4 Kidz of Hunterdon-Somerset and Drama Kids of Morristown to provide a great camp experience combining STEM and ART.  The camps will intermix activities for a true STEAM experience.

  • June 25th – 29th:  9:00am – 12:00pm / Drama Kids of NJ
  • June 25th – 29th:  12:30pm – 3:30 / Bricks 4 Kidz of Hunterdon-Somerset
  • July 30th  – August 3rd: 9:00am – 12:00pm / Bricks 4 Kidz of Hunterdon-Somerset
  • July 30th – August 3rd: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Drama Kids of Morristown

Supervised lunch if attending both camps.

 

Riegel Ridge Community Center

Riegel Ridge Community Center,  910 Milford Warren Glen Road, Milford, NJ  08848

  • July 30th – August 3rd    Stop Motion Video

 

 

THEME DESCRIPTIONS

GALAXY FAR AWAY featuring STAR WARS®

Blast off into a galaxy far, far away to join the Rebel forces in their battle against the Empire. There will be motorized models based on Starfighters and TIE Fighters, a X-34 land cruiser, BARC Speeders and even a JEDI Master. There will be plenty of opportunity to design and build your own STAR WARS models. In addition to building, there will be lots of games, STAR WARS trivia contests and crafts to participate in. Bring your imagination and may the Force be with you. Each camper will receive a LEGO take home.     

Ages 6 – 12

AMUSEMENT PARK 

Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz® very own Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each day, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Motorized models maximize the action and the fun. Then they will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges. What kind of thrill ride can you design? Throughout the week, campers will work on building an entire amusement park.  But the camp isn’t just building. Each camp day includes fun carnival-themed games, group challenges and more. Campers take home a customized min-figure.

Ages 6 – 12

ANIMAL GROSSOLOGY

If you’re fascinated by the weird but true, wild and wacky, gross and yucky, then this is the camp for you! Spend the week discovering the zany biology of our animal friends. Each day we’ll explore fascinating facts about the animal kingdom, focusing on two “creatures of the day”. Don’t be surprised to find actual skeletons and preserved examples of some of the animals displayed. Build two different animal models each day and fill your very own “Animal Grossology” booklet with crazy and cool facts you learn, complete with a picture of each model.

Ages 6 – 12

EV3 Robotics

We will be offering both introductory and advanced robotics camps. The camp is designed to introduce the world of building and programming robots. Using the Mindstorm® EV3 platform and Bricks 4 Kidz designed models, the campers will build and play with robots as they learn basic drag and drop programming. There will be daily challenges and games making this a fun and educational experience. Advanced camps, for those campers with experience with the EV3 or programming, will delve further into programming, build more intricate models and work on challenges similar to what those in The First LEGO League competitions. The week ends with a friendly “Battle of the Bots”. Parents are encouraged to come watch the action the last day.

Ages 9–13

Jurassic Brick Land

Join us as we learn about and build dinosaurs from the Jurassic period as well as celebrate the popular Jurassic Park movies. The gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptors and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex are just some of the models to be built. They will include both motorized and classic brick builds. The camp will include dinosaur based crafts and mosaics. When you are not building, there will be plenty of activity playing a variety of games including Dino trivia, Jurassic Land Brick Jeopardy and even Capture the Dinosaur. With all of that, there were still be plenty of time for creative free play as you build your favorite dinosaurs, perhaps your own Jurassic Park as well as scenes from your favorite Jurassic Park movie.

Ages 6-11

MASHUP

This week’s camp is a mash up of different summer camp themes. 5 days/ 5 different themes. Every day will feature model builds, games and activities from a different Bricks 4 Kidz camp theme. It will include parts of the camps themes from this year plus other camp themes.

Ages 6 – 12

Minecraft® LEGO® Adventure®

Minecraft® is what this camp is all about. Experience the Brick 4 Kidz® themed camp that merges the virtual world with hands on activities. This season campers will experience extended time playing the game, completing challenges and playing with other campers in Minecraft worlds controlled by the Bricks 4 Kidz® server. There will be plenty of building with LEGO®, both motorized models and 3D models of their favorite characters, Steve, Creeper, Enderman and including new models for 2017. There will be numerous Minecraft based games and activities to keep the action going. This is the ideal camp for those who love LEGO® and Minecraft®. Each camper will receive a LEGO Minecraft take home.

Ages 6 – 13

NASA Mission to Space

Calling all future astronauts, astro-physicists and engineers. Learn about real-life space exploration and build models based on designs from NASA’s space program. They include the Discovery, a launch pad, a Lunar Module and International Space Station. There will be space trivia contests, games and crafts along with time each day to stimulate your creativity during free play. Satellites to name a few. All campers will receive a Bricks 4 Kidz® /LEGO® take home.

Ages 7 – 12

Stop Motion Video

We will be offering both introductory and advanced camps. Learn how to make a stop motion video using FRAMES® software, LEGO® mini-figures and bricks. Over the course of the week, the children working in pairs, will develop an idea and turn it into their own epic video. They will learn how to sequence and storyboard, write and edit the script, build the sets, rehearse, shoot over 120 digital pictures, edit, add sound effects, background music and dialogue to create their stop motion video. The advanced camps are for students who have had experience with stop motion video or Claymation that are looking to expand their skills. All supplies will be provided by Bricks 4 Kidz of Hunterdon-Somerset. Each camper will receive copies of the videos made that week on a wristband flash drive.

Ages 7 – 13

Super Hero Academy

Join Bricks 4 Kidz for a week of building super hero inspired models with LEGO® bricks. Construct your favorite Marvel and DC super heroes to join together to save the planet. The Hulk, Batman, Captain America, Superman, Iron Man and more are all part of the fun. The camp will include lots of super hero games and challenges. Discover which super powers each hero possesses. In our super hero universe, our heroes will protect all from their evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO bricks.  All campers will take home a unique LEGO take home.

Ages – 6 -10

Transformation Creation

Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms! Campers will love the mash-up of combination models that can be rebuilt into something different.  Incorporating aspects of the Transformer movies, campers will have a great time building these awesome 2-in-1 models. They will include exciting characters, robots, vehicles and more! Follow the step-by-step building plans and ignite your inner engineer by using your imagination to transform your model into something unique. Join us for this fun-filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build and transform.  All campers will receive a LEGO take home.

Ages 6 -12

 

 

 

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