Technology Class

Science & Technology

Online registration for Summer Camp 2022
is OPEN!

Summer Camp 2022 will be in-person

and the AAPS Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols will be followed. 

Please note: Scholarship recipients will need to call 734.994.2300 x0 for assistance with registration.

Due to the small size of camp and the popularity of summer camps, many weeks fill quickly. You have the option to register for the waitlist in case a spot becomes available due to a cancellation of an enrolled camper. Rec & Ed staff will begin processing waitlist registrations mid-April.

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Nutty Science Adventure

June 20 - June 24
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Swing into action and adventure with our Science Adventure Camp! In this camp, you will learn about the mysteries of earth, fossils from our past, outdoor survival skills, and more. Join us for an Indiana-Jones style science adventure of a lifetime!

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NEW! Nutty CSI & Forensics

June 20 - June 24
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Did you know that mysteries can be solved using the power of SCIENCE??? In this camp we will be using the tools of forensic scientists to solve several mysteries. We will discuss fingerprinting, facial recognition, deductive reasoning and more, in this kid-friendly CSI camp.

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Nutty Science Adventure

June 27 - July 1
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Swing into action and adventure with our Science Adventure Camp! In this camp, you will learn about the mysteries of earth, fossils from our past, outdoor survival skills, and more. Join us for an Indiana-Jones style science adventure of a lifetime!

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Nutty Brain Games

June 27 - July 1
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Join the Nutty Scientists as we try to push the zany limits of our brains! Nutty Brain Games Camp will be filled with Scientific Mysteries, Secret Codes and even “Escape Room” challenges! In addition, we will stretch our brains with an “impossible” puzzle... the Rubik’s Cube! We will start the process of learning to solve this incredible challenge and equip campers with the tools to continue on to solve it. Each camper will receive their own Rubik’s Cube to keep for practicing and wowing friends and family, too. Get ready for the challenge and excitement of Nutty Brain Games!

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Nutty Brain Games

June 27 - July 1
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Join the Nutty Scientists as we try to push the zany limits of our brains! Nutty Brain Games Camp will be filled with Scientific Mysteries, Secret Codes and even “Escape Room” challenges! In addition, we will stretch our brains with an “impossible” puzzle... the Rubik’s Cube! We will start the process of learning to solve this incredible challenge and equip campers with the tools to continue on to solve it. Each camper will receive their own Rubik’s Cube to keep for practicing and wowing friends and family, too. Get ready for the challenge and excitement of Nutty Brain Games!

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NEW! Nutty Robotics

June 27 - July 1
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Come experience the amazing science of robotics. The Nutty Scientists will help you design, build, and program robots with a purpose. Our robots will face unique challenges and it’s up to us to help them solve them. We will also learn how robots are being used on Earth and even in space. Campers get the opportunity to put their creativity to use to design and build multiple types of robots using different robotic platforms.

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Nutty Science of Harry Potter

July 5 - July 8
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

From potions to the zoology of fantastic beasts we will explore scientific concepts of the magical world of Harry Potter. Our classroom experiments will focus on the different themes of both the books and the films. We can even make Quidditch scientific!

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NEW! Nutty Science
Superheros

July 5 - July 8
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Have you ever wished you had a superpower? Well, wish no more, and join us at Nutty Superhero camp! Use the powers of flight like the Falcon or Superman, use super-powered technology like Iron Man, or create “magic” like Scarlet Witch or Doctor Strange. At this camp, you will gain one of the most valuable and special super powers: science!

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Nutty Science of Harry Potter

July 5 - July 8
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

From potions to the zoology of fantastic beasts we will explore scientific concepts of the magical world of Harry Potter. Our classroom experiments will focus on the different themes of both the books and the films. We can even make Quidditch scientific!

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NEW! Nutty Engineering
and Simple Machines

July 5 - July 8
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

This camp is all about exploring many kinds of engineering and technology. We will take an especially close look at the 6 simple machines that not only make work easier, but can create fun Rube Goldberg like mechanics. From engineering challenges to exploring circuits, get a glimpse of how different aspects of science work together to create new, amazing inventions that are changing the world.

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Nutty Science of Harry Potter

July 11 - July 15
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

From potions to the zoology of fantastic beasts we will explore scientific concepts of the magical world of Harry Potter. Our classroom experiments will focus on the different themes of both the books and the films. We can even make Quidditch scientific!

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NEW! Nutty Life on Our Planet

July 11 - July 15
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Are you the kind of person to lift stones and logs on a nature walk? Do you love learning fun facts about animals? What about learning about plants that look pretty or even eat insects? “Life on Our Planet” camp is paradise for the future David Attenboroughs of Ann Arbor! We will explore how the flora and fauna on earth not only survive but thrive in all the corners of our planet. There will even be an opportunity for students to meet some fun live exotic animals from The Creature Conservancy.

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NEW! Nutty Life
on Our Planet

July 11 - July 15
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Are you the kind of person to lift stones and logs on a nature walk? Do you love learning fun facts about animals? What about learning about plants that look pretty or even eat insects? “Life on Our Planet” camp is paradise for the future David Attenboroughs of Ann Arbor! We will explore how the flora and fauna on earth not only survive but thrive in all the corners of our planet. There will even be an opportunity for students to meet some fun live exotic animals from The Creature Conservancy.

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Nutty Coding & Robotics

July 11 - July 15
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Come experience incredible science as the worlds of coding and robotics collide! Campers will learn how to speak “Robot” as they learn about coding and what it takes to “train” a robot. They then use their new skills as we code our robots through lots of different “Nutty” challenges. Campers will work with several different kinds of robots, each with their own unique coding method.

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Nutty Science, Space
and Star Wars

July 18 - July 22
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Get ready for an intergalactic camp experience as the Nutty Scientists explore Science, Space & Star Wars! Campers will investigate the amazing wonders of our galaxy, then travel to a galaxy “far, far away”. Investigate the planets, soar through space, train to become a Jedi, levitate objects, explore volcanoes, program a droid to send on spy missions and create messy intergalactic substances. An amazing adventure of SCIENCE, SPACE & STAR WARS!!

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NEW! Nutty Science Superheros

July 18 - July 22
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Have you ever wished you had a superpower? Well, wish no more, and join us at Nutty Superhero camp! Use the powers of flight like the Falcon or Superman, use super-powered technology like Iron Man, or create “magic” like Scarlet Witch or Doctor Strange. At this camp, you will gain one of the most valuable and special super powers: science! 

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NEW! Nutty Robotics

July 18 - July 22
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Come experience the amazing science of robotics. The Nutty Scientists will help you design, build, and program robots with a purpose. Our robots will face unique challenges and it’s up to us to help them solve them. We will also learn how robots are being used on Earth and even in space. Campers get the opportunity to put their creativity to use to design and build multiple types of robots using different robotic platforms.

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NEW! Nutty Science Superheros

July 18 - July 22
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Have you ever wished you had a superpower? Well, wish no more, and join us at Nutty Superhero camp! Use the powers of flight like the Falcon or Superman, use super-powered technology like Iron Man, or create “magic” like Scarlet Witch or Doctor Strange. At this camp, you will gain one of the most valuable and special super powers: science!

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Nutty Science, Space
and Star Wars

July 25 - July 29
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Get ready for an intergalactic camp experience as the Nutty Scientists explore Science, Space & Star Wars! Campers will investigate the amazing wonders of our galaxy, then travel to a galaxy “far, far away”. Investigate the planets, soar through space, train to become a Jedi, levitate objects, explore volcanoes, program a droid to send on spy missions and create messy intergalactic substances. An amazing adventure of SCIENCE, SPACE & STAR WARS!!

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Nutty Inventions
and Contraptions

July 25 - July 29
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Campers experience the opportunity to think, dream and design like an INVENTOR! Building, designing, engineering! Build Robots, Air Powered Vehicles, a Hydraulic Platform, Catapults, Nutty Challenges, and more!

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Nutty Inventions
and Contraptions

July 25 - July 29
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Campers experience the opportunity to think, dream and design like an INVENTOR! Building, designing, engineering! Build Robots, Air Powered Vehicles, a Hydraulic Platform, Catapults, Nutty Challenges, and more!

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NEW! Nutty Engineering
and Simple Machines

July 25 - July 29
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

This camp is all about exploring many kinds of engineering and technology. Get a glimpse of how different aspects of science work together to create new, amazing inventions that are changing the world. Take part in engineering challenges, create inventions, train robots and even command drones.

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Nutty Need for Speed Jr.

August 1 - August 5
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Talk to me, Goose! In this camp, we will not only explore ways to make vehicles go faster and further, but we will also be learning the tools used to measure and improve designs. Rockets, planes, cars, you name it! Learn about altitude, optimize velocity, examine launch angles, design, and engineering… it’s all about SPEED! This camp is all about making things GO, GO, GO.

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Nutty Inventions
and Contraptions

August 1 - August 5
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 5-7. 

Campers experience the opportunity to think, dream and design like an INVENTOR! Building, designing, engineering! Build Robots, Air Powered Vehicles, a Hydraulic Platform, Catapults, Nutty Challenges, and more!

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Nutty Coding & Robotics

August 1 - August 5
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Come experience incredible science as the worlds of coding and robotics collide! Campers will learn how to speak “Robot” as they learn about coding and what it takes to “train” a robot. They then use their new skills as we code our robots through lots of different “Nutty” challenges. Campers will work with several different kinds of robots, each with their own unique coding method.

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Nutty Need for Speed

August 1 - August 5
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FULL DAY CAMP

Ages: 8-10. 

Talk to me, Goose! In this camp we will not only explore ways to make vehicles go faster and further, we will be learning the tools used to measure and improve designs. Rockets, planes, cars, you name it! This camp is all about making things GO, GO, GO!