Penn State Fayette is proud to offer our popular summer youth camps virtually. Camps will be held asynchronously—students will receive packets in the mail and can complete worksheets and activities at their own pace.
Nature Detectives (Grades 1–3): July 20–30
Discover the nature, plants, forestry, and wildlife around you! In this virtual classroom, students will receive a packet of information including worksheets and websites to complete activities.
Materials needed: Writing and coloring utensils, construction paper, egg carton or collection container, camera, plastic bags and cups, seeds, soil, paint, glue, scissors, gummy worms, pipe cleaner, googly eyes, string, food coloring, tissue paper.
Websites to be used: youtube.com, kids.kiddle.co, scienceforkidsclub.com, natgeokids.com, sciencekids.co.nz, kids.nationalgeographic.com, sciencewithkids.com, stemactivitiesforkids.com, feederwatch.org, Audubon.org, owlcation.com, usgs.gov, mnn.com, pestworldforkids.org
Master Builder (Grades 1–3): July 27–31
Become a master builder in this STEM related camp, using household items and trial and error. Test your architectural skills. In this virtual classroom, students will receive a packet of information including worksheets and websites to complete activities.
Material needed: Construction paper, tape, various coins, measuring tape, writing and coloring utensils, cardboard, foil and foil pans, milk jugs, glue and glue gun, scissors, pasta, camera, paint and brushes, rubber bands, string, sticks, marshmallows, plastic spoons, popsicle sticks.
Websites to be used: frugalfun4boys.com, kids.britannica.com, kids.kiddle.co, aviation-for-kids.com, youtube.com, wikihow.com, thespruce.com, pre-kpages.com, pbs.org, playdoughtoplate.com, inspirationlaboratories.com, frogsandsnailsandpuppydogtail.com
State-wide Summer Youth Programming
Penn State is proud to offer a wide variety of virtual youth programs, available state-wide. Certified teachers will deliver synchronous and asynchronous camps and courses on topics such as arts, literature, STEM, fantasy, and personal enrichment. Family activity boxes will be available for families to engage in experiential, self-paced learning exercises. View a complete list of course offerings and register today.