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Camp Invention is Returning to Herricks

Camp Invention is returning to Herricks Union Free School District! Join us virtually as we design, experiment, and have fun!

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), Herricks School District is pleased to offer the nationally acclaimed Camp Invention® program to children entering 3rd through 5th grade. This exciting, weeklong summer adventure provides opportunities for open-ended exploration of science, technology, engineering and more! Children rotate through a variety of hands-on activities each day while collaborating with friends to think creatively and invent their own solutions to real-world challenges.

The week begins on June 28, 2021 with Melissa Blady serving as Director, and the 2021 program lineup is all new, so whether your child is a new or returning camper, they are in for an amazing week full of new discoveries and a-ha moments.

During this energizing program, young innovators (aka campers) will:

• Design morphing vehicles to travel across land, then find inspiration in nature to add prototype elements for moving through air and water.

• Experiment with fun physics concepts like trajectory and velocity as they build, test and modify a device to launch rubber ducks to reach international landmarks.

• Make and adopt their own robotic crickets and apply empathy to build customized habitats and protective gear for their solar-powered bots.

• Reverse engineer their own wireless microphone to discover sound waves, then use their unique voice to create and promote an extraordinary invention.

This year, your local program will be virtual so activity kits will be delivered directly to you and daily virtual sessions will be led by a local educator. Your child will have everything they need for an amazing week of STEM fun.

Early registration discounts available! Register using SUM40 by Mar. 31 to save $40 off the $260 registration fee.

Availability is limited. Visit or call 800-968-4332 to secure your child’s spot today!

Download Camp Invention Brochure