Academic Camps 

academic camps

Spend Your Summer With Us!

Check out our upcoming summer 2017 academic camps:

  • Camp Med

    June 26-29

    For rising Seniors, Camp Med is a medical school preparatory camp for rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Student participants will have the opportunity to learn in hands-on environments, such as our anatomy and physiology labs, while working with Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Physics, and Psychology faculty on cardiology-themed topics. Students will also take part in sessions on college and medical school admissions, with a focus on how they can better prepare themselves for a career in medicine. Participants will receive college credit for this four-day experiential learning camp on Albion College's campus.

    College credit offered. $799 due by February 1; $899 by April 30th.

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  • Catching the Wave! The Physics of Music Camp

    June 26-30

    For High school students entering grades 10-12. In this week-long, hands-on workshop, students will explore the world of musical sound waves, and analyzing and understanding the acoustic reasons why music sounds the way it does. We'll use a number of different technological tools in experiments where students will create synthesized sounds, analyze the waveforms generated by musical instruments and the human voice, and get acquainted with principles of architectural acoustics. There will also be opportunities to use compositional and audio software to enhance your abilities to create your own music.

    Cost for attendance is $600 and due by Sunday, April 30.

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  • Drones All-The-Time

    July 18

    Explore the world of piloting where youngsters entering grades 6th-8th will work with several drones indoors and out with Marshall Public Schools Science Teacher and Albion College alum, Jason Raddatz. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and students will be wheels up by 9:00 a.m. and engines off by 3:30 p.m. Camp includes lunch.

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  • Underwater Exploration

    July 19

    Explore the deep recesses and the challenging coursework in an ROV developed by a team of youngsters entering grades 6th-8th. Marshall Public Schools Science Teacher and Albion College alum, Jason Raddatz will guide teams through the process of designing, testing, and building an underwater ROV in the morning, and work with youngsters on piloting skills in the afternoon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the day ends at 3:30 p.m. Camp includes lunch.

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  • Biology Exploration

    July 20

    Youngsters entering 6th-8th grade have a unique opportunity to explore the microscopic / macroscopic world around them. Marshall Public School Science Teacher and Albion College alum, Jason Raddatz will teach students the basics of DNA extraction, collecting bacteria, microscopy and assessing water quality. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the day ends at 3:30 p.m. Camp includes lunch.

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  • LEGO Robotics Camp

    August 7-11

    For ages 10-14 years old. Build and program LEGO robots to think, move and react through a series of automation challenges. Kids use dedicated laptops and LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics kits to learn aspects of engineering, automation, problem-solving, and programming. LEGO robots remain at camp; pictures of robots and LEGO creations are sent home after camp. Space is limited.

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  • Minecraft Camp

    August 7-11

    For ages 10-14 years old. Craft and program new ideas into Minecraft worlds through modding, server customization, circuitry, skins and textures. Kids will setup and customize mods, LAN servers, switches, circuits, and work with Redstone. Mods used in this camp will be saved on a complimentary USB drive to take home.

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  • Nature Camps