2022 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 27 - July 8
Session 2: July 11 - July 22
Session 3: July 25 - August 5
Session 4: August 8 - August 12

Note: Camp runs from 9am to 4pm.

Note: Camp is closed Monday, July 4th.

Summer Camp 2022 Information Session Dates
Sunday, February 13 - 10:00am - 2:00pm ( RSVP Here )
Location: Breslin Hall

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days

TBA

Note:
A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your childs physician, and must either be sent into the camp office ahead of time or accompany the medication being dropped off.

Medication must be in the original container, including the label with your campers name, doseage, and the perscribers name.

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Science Camp 2022

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 2-10

Session 1: June 27 - July 8
Session 2: July 11 - July 22
Session 3: July 25 - August 5
Session 4: August 8 - August 12


Click on the blue button below indicating the session you would like to register for and add the program to your cart.


Science Discovery Lab


Are you ready to become a Mad Scientist? The Science Discovery Lab specialty is just the place for you!
Through the use of the current technology at Hofstra’s state-of-the-art science laboratories, participants will undergo a journey that covers much of the scientific spectrum with souvenirs to capture these memories from the very experiments themselves! This specialty is designed to hold the interest of enthusiastic “scientists” as well as campers who wish to test their potential in these exploratory subjects. Each year, different course material – with progressively more challenging investigation skills – is introduced.

The Science Discovery Lab program is for the camper who seeks scientific adventure beyond the typical school curriculum. A certified teacher leads the campers in hands-on, guided activities that will allow them to see, touch, hear, smell and taste how fun science can truly be.

This program may cover areas of science, such as biology, chemistry, physics, nutrition, and aerospace.

The Science Discovery Lab specialty not only challenges and nurtures the curious camper, but it also provides an opportunity to meet with children of similar interests and create friendships that will last a lifetime. .








Marine Biology


Through the use of the current technology at Hofstra’s state-of-the-art science laboratories, participants will undergo a journey that covers much of the scientific spectrum with souvenirs to capture these memories from the very experiments themselves! This specialty is designed to hold the interest of enthusiastic “scientists” as well as campers who wish to test their potential in these exploratory subjects. Each year, different course material – with progressively more challenging investigation skills – is introduced.

In this two-week specialty, campers will explore various marine organisms, such as algae, seaweeds, cnidarians, mollusks, porifera, echinoderms, Osteichthyes, Chondrichthyes, and cetaceans.

Campers will create and maintain a saltwater aquarium and learn about various marine environments. Each day campers will explore a different type of organism and learn how to maintain a saltwater aquarium.



marine dissection


Genetics


In this course you will investigate your family health history, you will manipulate genes, you will learn the foundations of biotechnology, and most importantly you will learn about you!

Through the use of the current technology at Hofstra’s state-of-the-art science laboratories, participants will undergo a journey that covers much of the scientific spectrum with souvenirs to capture these memories from the very experiments themselves! This specialty is designed to hold the interest of enthusiastic “scientists” as well as campers who wish to test their potential in these exploratory subjects. Each year, different course material – with progressively more challenging investigation skills – is introduced.

Genetics helps explain a lot of things, like what makes you unique, why you look like other members of your family, and why some diseases run in your family. Taking time to learn about genetics can help you understand your own health and make healthy choices.

A group of rare diseases are caused when a single gene stops working normally. Many more common diseases come from multiple genes that do not work correctly and the combination of these genes with the environment, such as your lifestyle and habits. The more you know, the easier it is to make the right decisions.






The Science Experiment


Through the use of the current technology at Hofstra’s state-of-the-art science laboratories, participants will undergo a journey that covers much of the scientific spectrum with souvenirs to capture these memories from the very experiments themselves! This specialty is designed to hold the interest of enthusiastic “scientists” as well as campers who wish to test their potential in these exploratory subjects. Each year, different course material – with progressively more challenging investigation skills – is introduced.







Schedule: For campers entering 2-5 grade your morning will be in the program that you choose and the afternoon will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports. For campers entering 6-10 grade your morning will be in a recreation group of 8-10 campers of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports, and your afternoon will be in the program that you choose.

For More Information
Call
: (516) 463-CAMP (2267)
or
Email: ce-camps@hofstra.edu


Please note that opening of on-campus summer camp or any on-campus programs will be subject to all then-current New York State and Nassau County Department of Health requirements and guidance. Any individual visiting the Hofstra campus or attending on-campus programs or camps will be required to follow all such rules and University policies relating to health and safety. Participants will be notified of University policies prior to the start of any on-campus program.