Summer Camps 2018

academic summer camps

Bethel’s summer academic camps give campers, from age 9-14, the chance to explore their interests with college professors, instructors and leaders who channel their knowledge into a fun, hands-on learning experience. Make new friends and explore with us at summer camp!

For Sports Camps, visit Bethel College Pilots site.

SCIENCE CAMPS

IN MOTION WITH ENGINEERING

Sheri Campeau, Assistant Professor of Engineering

Come learn and experiment with things that move!  We will look at energy and forces as they relate to cars and bridges.  You will even get to crash your own “car”!  Can you crash and not break the egg?

  • July 9-13
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

THE AMAZING WORLD OF PHYSICS!

Sheri Campeau, Assistant Professor of Engineering

Ever wonder why the water gets higher when you get in the bathtub?  Ever wonder why sometimes you float in the pool and other times you sink?  Want to know how big the sun is?  Did you know you can measure it?!  Find out the answers to all of these questions and more in this amazing new science camp.

  • July 16-20
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

ART CAMPS

DRAWING

Matthew Gillin, Bethel Art Graduate, Area Artist and Musician

In this Art Class you will use your natural creative talent to draw what you see!  You will practice basic drawing techniques to get you started, get out in nature to gain inspiration and finish off the week with your very own project.  Learn how your drawing abilities can open doors to a world of imagination!

  • July 9-13
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

GRAPHIC ART

Zac Nelson, Bethel Graphic Arts Graduate, Graphic Arts Designer and Artist

This Graphic Arts camp is all about creating visual experiences that are not just useful, but FUN. Students will learn about logos, branding, and marketing. By the end of the class each student will have created a brand identity for a company they imagine, and will learn about how to express that brand online through social media.

  • July 16-20
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

THEATRE CAMP

Marlon DeLonis Deleon, Theatre Artist

Do you enjoy the world of make-believe?  Do you enjoy exploring different characters and personalities?  Would you like to build your confidence and make new friends?  Join us this summer learning new games and exercises that help build on your own natural creativity.  We will explore the world of improvisation as well as delve into short scenes and playlets.  Let’s bring out your inner actor!

  • July 9-13
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

MUSICAL THEATRE

RACHEL SUTCH, Bethel Music Education Graduate, Choir Director at Jimtown High School

KAREN PAJOR, Bethel Dance Instructor, Choreographer

Do you find yourself singing and dancing at every opportunity?  Have you dreamed of making it to the stage?  Make your summer dazzling by participating in Musical Theatre Camp.  Vocal coaching and energizing choreography all come together in this week of Broadway fun!  Students will experience a variety of music and dance styles, learn to perform with others and make new friends!  A performance for family and friends will round out the week.

  • July 16-20
  • 9 a.m.- Noon
  • Ages 9-14
  • Cost:  $110

MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

RACHEL SUTCH, Bethel Music Education Graduate, Choir Director at Jimtown High School

KAREN PAJOR, Bethel Dance Instructor, Choreographer

DEB SWERMAN, Bethel College Director of Acting, Stage Director, MFA

This camp is designed for the high school student who wants to get a leg up on college and career!  You will have instruction in Vocal Performance, Dance Techniques and Acting.  We will teach you audition strategies that will help you get accepted to that first choice college, snag that scholarship or land that next role!  All will culminate in a final presentation for family and friends.

  • July 16-20
  • 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Ages 15-18
  • Cost:  $220

Register below