Camp Henry: 2017 Summer Camps at HFC

Every summer, HFC hosts Camp Henry for middle school and high school students. Camp Henry breaks away from traditional summer camps by providing hands-on learning experiences and exploration, highlighting careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Camp Henry is not only a fun educational experience, but it is also affordable and offers sixteen camps that focus on exposing students to high-demand careers.

Classes

5101 Culinary Camp

Young students in chef hats and aprons waving at the camera.

Dates: June 19 – 22, 2017 (Monday - Thursday)
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Age: 10 - 15
Cost: $160 per child

This introductory course teaches students the basic aspects of cooking through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Students will prepare dishes in a professional kitchen and will be introduced to kitchen fundamentals, such as safety, sanitation and different cooking methods. Initiatives include farm to fork, nutrition and healthful eating, a day in the bake shop and kids taking over the kitchen.

5101 Baking Skills Camp

Young students scooping batter into cupcake molds.

Dates: June 26 – 29, 2017 (Monday – Thursday)
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Age: 10 - 15
Cost: $160 per child

Cave in to your sweet tooth! This course is a continuation of the Culinary Kids Camp and dedicated to students with a passion for baking and pastry. Students learn the art of baking through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Students will prepare treats in a professional kitchen and will be introduced to baking fundamentals, such as safety, sanitation, measurements, cookies, quick breads, yeast breads and various desserts.

Camp Android

Young students staring at mobile devices.

Dates: July 10 - 14, 2017 (Monday – Friday)
Dates: July 17 - 21, 2017 (Monday – Friday)
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Age: Middle and High School Students
Cost: $100 per camp/per child

Have you ever wondered how mobile apps are developed? Interested in making some of your own Android programs? Join us for a one-week series of classes that introduce you to the world of Android Development. During this class, you will build your own apps from scratch, see how they get placed on the Google Play market and have a chance to work with teachers who have developed apps in the IT industry. You don’t have to be an expert coder or even have any knowledge of code at all! We’ll learn at a pace that you’re comfortable with and we’ll encourage you to bring your great ideas to the table so we can create Android apps together.

Robotics Camp

Young student building small robotic vehicle.

Dates: July 10 - 14, 2017 (Monday – Friday)
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Age: Middle School Students
Cost: $160 per child

Do you like exciting design challenges and robotics? Individual and team activities will allow students to learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content through application, critical thinking and problem solving. Connections to the real-world will be emphasized using the latest technology and hands-on investigations focused on robotics.

Telecommunication Camp

Young girl using radio station equipment.

Dates: July 17 - 20, 2017 (Monday – Thursday)
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Age: Middle and High School Students
Cost: $160 per child

Interested in all things media? The HFC Telecommunication Camp is the place for you! Our expert instructors will give you a front row seat to learn about the magic of film and television, how a real radio station works, the art of telling a story or delivering news through the written script, and a number of performance techniques including character voices, newscasts and interviews . Students will get hands-on opportunities to experience what their favorite actors, writers, editors, directors, newscasters and DJs do in the media field, from writing scripts, shooting footage, lighting, and editing to performing commercials, news and improv on camera and the radio. Your friends and family might even get to hear you on our award-winning radio station, WHFR. Make your mark on the world of media and have loads of fun in the process.

For questions and/or further information about Camp Henry, contact Elizabeth Rutherford, Project Manager of Collegiate Partnerships, at 313-317-6616.