INA, Ill. (June 5, 2014) – Time is running short for students who want to enroll in a number of summer camps at Rend Lake College. Pullback Car Frenzy, Comic Book Art, and Castles, Catapults, and Coat of Arms will meet on the Ina campus in upcoming weeks.
The first camp, Pullback Car Frenzy, will have attendees build cars and participate in experiments revolving around science and engineering concepts. Campers will use BanBao building block kits to complete 10 projects the students can take home. BanBao are compatible with Lego and Mega Bloks.
The camp costs $130 and will be located in the Applied Science Center, Room 101. Grades 1-3 will meet from 9 a.m. – noon Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19. Grades 4-8 will meet on the same days from 1 – 4 p.m.
Comic Book Art camp will focus students’ creative side with illustration and cartooning skills to create their own comic books. There will be two sections of the camp for each age group. Grades 1-3 will meet from 9 a.m. – noon, Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19, or Monday, July 21 through Thursday, July 24. Grades 4-8 will meet from 1 – 4p.m., Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19, or Monday, July 21 through Thursday, July 24. The cost of the camp is $60 per camper. Comic Book Art will be held in the Vocational Building, Room 118.
Finally, Castles, Catapults, and Coat of Arms is designed for students entering or leaving grades 1-6. They will become characters in medieval times, learning to work together to creatively problem-solve, enhance understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), and build towers, boats, drawbridges, catapults, and more. The cost of the camp is $100.
The first meeting of the camp is scheduled for 9 a.m. – noon, Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19 in the Applied Science Center, Room 103. Another session of Castles, Catapults, and Coat of Arms is scheduled for 1 – 4 p.m., Monday, July 21 through Thursday, July 24 at the Murphy-Wall Campus in Pinckneyville.
Payments may be made by check, money order, credit or debit cards, or cash, and must be received at the time of registration. Parents and guardians are responsible for all transportation arrangements to and from camp.
Get the registration form online at www.rlc.edu/kidscamps. For more information, contact the RLC Community and Corporate Education Department at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1714 or 1267.