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Kids in College

Kids in College

What is Kids in College?

Penn State New Kensington offers a variety of week-long summer camps for elementary, middle school, and high school students. These programs, better known as Kids in College, are designed to be both educational and fun!


We are excited to provide a wide variety of fun and immersive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) summer camps for youth in grades 1 through 12.   Our schedule for this summer is listed below.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions. 

Please click on the blue camp title for more information and to register.  If you need any assistance registering - please call 814-867-4973 for assistance.


Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has generously donated scholarship money to be used for students who qualify for free or reduced lunches and live in Westmoreland County.  If you would like more information please contact us at 724 334-6010.



                                                                    Camps Week of July 16-19, 2018

Snapology: Awesome Adventure Robotics

     Work in teams to build and program your models, such as giants, Soccer layers,
     and boats, for a fun adventure.

Grades 1 to 3

9:00 - 11:30 am $145

Beginner Drones (Drone kit included)

     Learn the basics about building and flying drones.

Grades 1 to 4 9:00-11:30 am $175

Creative Writing

     Use creative, analytical thinking to respond to a variety of writing prompts and
     writing styles

Grades 4 to 8 9:00-11:30 am $95

Multimedia Art

     This hands-on camp is all about mixed media design such as dyeing, painting
     and working with clay.

Grades 4 to 6 9:00-11:30 am $105

Snapology: GameBots®

     Calling all gamers! Have fun creating robotic games while learning about robotics.

Grades 4 to 8 Noon-2:30 pm $145

Advanced Rocketry (Rocket Kit included)

     Take your rocketry skills to the next level.

Grades 4 to 8 Noon-2:30 pm $95

Drone Camp (Drone Kit included)   

     Learn to assemble and program a drone, core flying skills and safety.

Grades 5 to 8 Noon-2:30 pm $175

Jr. Art Studio**

     Young campers will use different mediums to create amazing works of art.

Grades 1 to 3 Noon-2:30 pm $105


Camps Week of July 23 - 26, 2018

Snapology: Video Game Design

     Learn to design your very own online game that can be shared with friends and family.

Grades 4 to 8 9:00-11:30 am $145

Lab Ratz: Climate Out of this World

     Campers investigate how life would be on another planet by doing experiments,
     dissections and more.

Grades 3 to 6 9:00-11:30 am $125

Storybook STEAM**

     Campers dig into STEAM experiments and activities inspired by children's books

Grades 2 to 5 9:00-11:30 am $105

Lights, Camera, Action

     Learn what it takes to be the director, the editor and the star of your very own movie!    

Grades 4 to 8 9:00-11:30 am $95

Lab Ratz: UFO Crash Site

     Use forensic science techniques to interpret evidence and piece together clues derived
     from KIC UFO crash sites.

Grades 3 to 6 Noon-2:30 pm $125

STEAM Challenge

     Campers divide into cooperative teams and take on an array of challenges and

Grades 3 to 5 Noon-2:30 pm $95

Scratching the Surface of Computer Programming

     Use the Scratch program to learn the basics of computer programming and how to 
     create your own computer game!


Grades 4 to 8

Noon-2:30 pm


**Updated date and/or time from original flyer