Discovery Summer Camps
Heard Summer Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more!
“Junior Police Academy” shows campers what it takes to be a police officer as they study the law relating to police procedures and public safety. Students achieve personal pride and discipline through hands-on experience, physical activity and real life observation and participation in the criminal justice system
“MAD Science” calls all mad scientists to Step inside the lab and experience science right in front of their eyes. Students learn about chemical reactions they might encounter in their daily lives as well as the properties of chemistry through experiments they can perform at home.
“Make Your First 3-D Video Game” allows campers to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2-D game design classes. Students learn the physics behind 3-D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling.
Make Your First Video Game summer camp teaches campers how to make their first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows them the keys to designing a 2-D game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts they explore
Minecraft Designers summer camp is designed for campers who love the game Minecraft and want to design their own characters and buildings for their games
Ages 18 months to 6th grade Our summer program is open for ALL children. We offer two summer sessions each year and students may be enrolled for one or both sessions. Half-day, extended-day, and full-day programs are available.