SPRING BREAK S.T.E.A.M. CAMP 2023

Open to students currently in grades 1-6

S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) is an exciting, ever-evolving part of education and the world around us. But kids don’t always get the chance to play and explore in these areas in a meaningful way beyond school. At Tutor Doctor Hawaii’s spring break camp, students will have the chance to enrich their S.T.E.A.M. knowledge through fun, hands-on projects and activities. 

Campers will encounter open-ended challenges and interactive projects that engage core S.T.E.A.M. principles while centering student imagination, curiosity, and enjoyment. They’ll get creative with a diverse range of materials and tools, and develop tangible skills in art, writing, and S.T.E.M.  

From building robots and gadgets, to exploring print making and traditional dye techniques, to writing original stories and more, our goal is to inspire the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and creative thinkers. 

Join our S.T.E.A.M. TEAM – where learning feels like play!

Camp Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM 

Drop off between 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Pick up in car line between 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM 

Optional Extended Day Activities program 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Recommended for:

Students currently in grades 1-6 (must have completed Kindergarten)

Classes will be a combination of mixed ages differentiated into 2 classes – Mahina (grades 1-2) and Hoku (grades 3-6). Differentiation and class distribution is subject to enrollment.  Students may be combined into 1 class with lower enrollment.  

 

HOKUMAHINA
8:00 – 10:00 STEM8:00 – 9:30Art
10:00 – 10:30Snack Break9:30 – 10:00Snack Break
10:30 – 12:00 Art10:00 – 11:00Writing
12:00 – 1:00Lunch & Free Play11:00 – 12:00Lunch & Free Play
1:00 – 2:00Writing12:00 – 2:00STEM 

1:45 – 2:00 Pack up for the end of the day

2:00 – 2:20 Drive-Through Pick-up 

2:00 – 5:30 Optional Extended Day Activities program

Catch ‘Em All! 

Mahina class is currently full. Please register for the waitlist as we may increase capacity for this class. 

Week 1 |  March 13-17

Monday-Friday 8 AM-2 PM | $470 (tax included in pricing)

Optional Extended Day Activities program $31.50 per day

Purchased lunch options available

Pocket monsters everywhere; catch ‘em all if you can!

Join us for an electric week of building and design as students imagine unique creatures and bring them to life using science, art and engineering. Students will combine realistic and fantastical elements to invent their own 21st century pocket beasties. They will also use the power of electricity to create circuits to make light-up backpack pals and design and build interactive games. Students will also use digital software to draw their creatures, sculpt three-dimensional versions with clay, and set them loose on thrilling adventures through narrative storytelling!

Project Sneak Peek:

  • *Build a circuit and sew a light-up electric pocket monster backpack pal
  • Design and build a pocket monster inspired game
  • *Create & design your own pocket monster, trading card, and 3D figurine
  • *Write an adventure story with your newly invented pocket monster as the main character

*Take-home project

Lost In Space!

Week 2 |  March 20-24

Monday-Friday 8 AM-2 PM | $470

Optional Extended Day Activities program $31.50 per day

Tax included in pricing

Purchased lunch options available

Can you survive 5 days lost in space?

The year is 2023. Tasked with a top secret intergalactic mission, you and your trusty team of scientists journey through the galaxy in your home away from home, the SpaceCruiser 3000. Suddenly, an asteroid knocks you off course and sends you hurtling down to the surface of a mysterious planet! When the dust clears, you realize the SpaceCruiser is damaged beyond repair. How will you survive? You and your team must band together and use your skills as scientists, artists and writers to navigate this new, alien world before all hope is lost in space…

In this action-packed week, students will transform into engineers as they learn how to build and code robots. They will become architects, designing a functional intergalactic community, and will use their writing skills to report on their experience of being lost in space for their very own intergalactic newspaper

Project Sneak Peek:

  • Build, wire and code various robots for your new planet
  • Work as a team to create your new home planet and community
  • Test, code and play with robots
  • *Build and wire a solar operated space rover
  • *Create a space themed diorama and mixed media space mural
  • *Write a newspaper about being lost in space

*Take-home project

PLEASE REVIEW OUR CAMP POLICIES AND GUIDELINES CAREFULLLY

Health & Safety Guidelines

  • Masks are now optional during camp
  • Frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer will be encouraged throughout the day
  • Each student will have their own general supplies and cubby
  • Staff will be required to thoroughly disinfect the center frequently throughout the day

Please click to view Tutor Doctor Hawaii’s updated Health Guidelines and Policies

Attendance

All students and staff are required to stay home and not attend camp if they are feeling sick or showing symptoms of illness. This is a key step in keeping our center safe for everyone, and we kindly request for parents to assess their children before coming to camp.  If your child will be staying home and missing class for any reason, please report this to the office.

info-tdhawaii@tutordoctor.com

(808) 439-6777

Booking Fee

All registrations will be suibject to a $1.99 non-refundable booking fee required by our integrated registration software, Sawyer. This will be applied once per order at checkout. 

Cancellation Policy

Should you choose to cancel your registration for any reason, you must provide notice 14 days before the start of the week you are enrolled in to receive a full refund minus a $5.00 processing fee. Should you choose to cancel your registration for any reason within 14 days of the start of the week of camp, you will be issued an 80% refund minus a $5.00 processing fee. There will be no refunds issued once the week begins. In the event that a class has low enrollment, we may cancel the class and offer a full refund or offer to combine classes.

Drop-Off Procedures

Please drop off your child at the learning center between 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM. Parents and guardians are required to check-in their children into the learning center for camp. 

New Drive-Through Pick-Up Procedures

Please pick up your child between 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For your convenience, students will be brought downstairs to the designated pick-up area and safely escorted into your vehicle. Please enter through the back parking lot entrance located on Woodlawn drive. The entrance is located between VCA Animal Hospital and the back parking entrance for Manoa Marketplace Long’s wing. Please proceed up the driveway until you reach the parking area and covered walkway to Manoa Marketplace on your right. Students will be waiting in this area with the teachers and assistants. Detailed maps and photos will be provided for your reference following your registration. If you have any questions regarding the drive-through pick-up location please feel free to contact us. We kindly request for parents picking up their children in the Extended Day Activities program to please walk directly to the learning center when you arrive. 

Extended Day Activities Program 

As a way to support our families’ busy schedules, we are pleased to offer extended day activities for students.  Students will engage in fun and educational activities under the care and supervision of our kind camp assistants.  Extended day activities are available daily during camps from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM.  We kindly request for families enrolled in the extended day activities program to please provide additional snacks for their children.

Lunch and Snacks

Please send a small snack for your child daily.  For lunch, you may send a home packed lunch or sign up for the purchased lunch option.  Purchased lunch options are available from our friendly neighbors in Manoa Marketplace (Manoa Sushi, Subway, L&L, Brug and Island Manapua) ranging from $4.50 – $13.25 per day (taxes included in pricing). Purchased lunch will incur additional cost separately charged to your card on file following your registration and menu choices. If you have any questions or need assistance in ordering your purchased lunch, please feel free to contact our team and we will be happy to assist you.

info-tdhawaii@tutordoctor.com

808-439-6777

Please click here to see a detailed lunch menu

  • Please send a small snack for your child daily
  • Please send a home packed lunch or sign up for the purchased lunch option 
  • All students will eat in their classroom or a shaded outdoor area if weather permits
  • Hand washing will be required before and after lunch and snacks
  • Students may not share food
  • There will be no access to refrigerators or microwaves to keep cool or heat up food brought from home
  • Students should bring their own water bottle each day
  • Tutor Doctor Hawaii is a peanut free center.  Please refrain from bringing any peanuts or products containing peanuts into the classroom.  We thank you for your cooperation in helping to keep all our students safe

 

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