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CSI Theatre Camp

CSI Theater Camp

Theatre Camp: June 26 - 30, 2017
Ages: 10 - 18
Hey, kids, want to go to the one summer camp where you'll learn how to use stage makeup to give yourself (or somebody else) bruises, gashes, and old man wrinkles? Do you want to learn how to swing a sword, take a fake punch, and fall without getting hurt? What about learning how to act and take stage directions? All of this and more is available in the week-long adventure that is CSI Theatre Camp! Theatre Camp is for youth ages 10-18 of all skill and experience levels who are interested in learning more about what goes into a play, on stage and behind the scenes, in a hands-on environment. We would love to have you join us if you have been in theatre for years or just want to learn what it's all about and have a little bit of fun. The camp will consist of age-appropriate breakaway classes such as makeup, set design, stage lighting, stage combat, acting, audition prep, puppets, improv, mime, costuming, musical theatre and more! On the last day of camp, students will demonstrate their work by putting on a showcase for friends and family

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CSI Junior Theatre Camp

CSI Junior Theatre Camp: June 19 - 21, 2017
Ages: 6 - 9
This three-day afternoon camp, a companion to the regular CSI Theatre Camp, is designed to introduce younger students (ages 6 through 9) to the world of theatre.  No experience required! Junior campers will get a behind the scenes tour of the CSI Fine Arts Center and learn the basics of what goes into a play -who does what, stage direction, how to express your emotions through performing, face painting, stage voice and movement, fun with costumes, as well as preparing a short performance for moms and dads

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Superstarts Starter Theatre Camp
Superstars Starter Theatre Camp: June 19 - 21, 2017
Ages: 3 1/2 - 5
Superstars Starter Theater Camp, a precursor to CSI Junior camp, is designed to introduce your Pre-K and Kindergarten child to the ropes of theater in an age appropriate, nurturing environment!

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CSI Jazz Camp

CSI Jazz Camp - June 26 - June 30, 2017

Jazz Camp: June 26 - June 30, 2017
Ages: 13 and up
The CSI Jazz camp is an opportunity for students and lovers of jazz age 13 and up to experience the art of making jazz music with world class musicians!

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Dance Camp

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CSI Dance Camp Intensive: July 16 - 26, 2017
Ages: 12 and up
CSI/IDAA Summer Dance Camp Intensive, held on the beautiful College of Southern Idaho campus, is for intermediate- to advanced-level dancers who are twelve or older and who want a challenging and rewarding summer camp experience in dance.

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Just Dance for Juniors!: July 22, 2017
Ages: 9 - 11
This special day camp is designed to introduce younger students (ages 9 through 11) to the concept of an intensive workshop. No dancing experienced required! The camp features the same instructors as the regular camp -a guest faculty from around the United States, bringing a wealth of talent and knowledge to assure each student achieves their highest potential.

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Log Cabin Literary Camp

Idaho Writing Camps in Twin Falls: July 17 - 21, 2017
Ages: Going into grades 3 - 9
Each summer, Idaho Writing Camps offer children and youth in grades 3 – 9 the opportunity to explore and engage in creative writing adventures - and to become published authors!

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Music Fest!

Music Fest: June 12 - 16, 2017

Music Fest!: June 12 - 16, 2017
Ages: 12 - 18
MUSIC FEST! is an annual event, an opportunity for students age 12 - 18 to grow musically and socially in a day camp setting on the beautiful CSI campus!

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Lego Robotics Camp

CSI Lego Robotics Camp
June 8 - 10, 2016
12:30 to 4pm
Ages 9 to 14
Camp Director: Trachelle Fulmer

Design, build, and program a LEGO EV3 robot that will crush the competition in a fun, end-of-camp contest.   LEGO Robotics camp is open to all boys and girls interested in applying science, technology, engineering, and math while learning real-world problem solving skills and gracious sportsmanship from the valley's own award winning Animosus FTC Robotics Team.  Space is limited to the first 30 registrations. 
Cost:
$100

Kitchen Academy - Flour Power Baking

Kitchen Academy

Flour Power Baking

June 13 - 17, 2016
2 to 5pm
Ages:  9 - 12
Camp Directors: Leslie Jones & Teri VerHagen, CSI Culinary Arts Program

Experience the joy of baking while learning  an important life skill.  Master pizza dough, pretzels, scones, bagels, biscuits, bread and more!  Develop an appreciation of baking while honing your culinary creativity in a real commercial kitchen with members of the CSI Culinary Arts Program.  Space is limited to the first 12 registrations. 
Cost:
$129

WE ARE SORRY - THIS CAMP IS FULL
but, we have many other great classes to choose from

French Immersion Camp

French Immersion Camp

June 13 - 17, 2016

9am to noon
Ages: 7 - 10

June 13 - 17, 2016
1 to 4pm
Ages: 11 - 14

Camp Director: Annesophie Plouy

Now living in the United States, Annesophie Plouy  and her daughters will introduce all of the things that make France such a special place - experience a little bit of everything French: language, culture, history, sports, and food. Space is limited to the first 12 registrations. 
Cost:
$99

WE ARE SORRY - THIS CAMP IS FULL
but, we have many other great classes to choose from

Kids Plyometrics and Agility Training

Kids Plyometrics and Agility Training

Don’t lose your edge over the summer - instead, develop the skills and stamina to become a better athlete!  This conditioning program will focus on speed, strength, and explosiveness to enhance your athleticism.  This six-week course will help young athletes develop the skills necessary for safe and effective sport participation.   CSI Health, Recreation, and Fitness Instructor, Travis Bunker will help you become stronger and quicker in your favorite sport.  Travis is the strength and conditioning coordinator over all CSI athletics and will push you to reach your potential. Come get better!  Space is limited to the first 20 registrations for each class.

Beginning Plyometrics
This class is for those with no/minimal experience and gives overall/general training to the athlete.

June 13 - July 20, 2017
Mondays & Wednesdays
11 - 11:45 a.m.
Ages: 6 - 10
Camp Director: Travis Bunker, CSI Health, Recreation & Fitness Instructor
Cost: $125

Intermediate Plyometrics
This class is for those with minimal to moderate experience and gives more specific/difficult training. 

June 13 - July 20, 2017
Mondays & Wednesdays
Noon - 1 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 16
Camp Director: Travis Bunker, CSI Health, Recreation & Fitness Instructor
Cost: $150

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INTRODUCTION TO STRENGTH TRAINING FOR YOUNG ATHLETES

This course will introduce the young athletes to safe exercises in the weight room taught by a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Travis Bunker. Young athletes will learn many different total body exercises to help strengthen and prevent injuries. The focus is not on “how much weight” or “maxing out” but how to do the exercises safely and with the correct form. This can be very beneficial to athletes going into or currently in high school to prepare for weight classes or continue what progress has been made during the school year.

June 13 - July 20, 2017
Mondays & Wednesdays
1 - 2 p.m.
Ages: 11 - 16
Camp Director: Travis Bunker, CSI Health, Recreation & Fitness Instructor
Cost: $150
CSI Rec Room 233

Camp Masterpiece

Camp Masterpiece

June 19 - 23, 2017
9 - 11:30 a.m.
Grades 1-3 (Section 01)
Grades 4-8 (Section 02)

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June 26 - 30, 2017
9 - 11:30 a.m.
Grades 1-3 (Section 03)
Grades 4-8 (Section 04)

Camp Masterpiece is the College of Southern Idaho's Summer Art Camp.  In Camp Masterpiece, young artists will discover a world of inspiration and creativity through open-ended, age-appropriate art lessons in drawing, painting, and sculpture.  We will explore different media working on these projects as students learn various art techniques.  Better yet, in this camp, visual and performing arts are combined with play, games and a snack, and the week will culminate in an art show and a performance.  A Camp Masterpiece T-shirt is included.  Camp Masterpiece features a faculty of artists and art teachers from the Magic Valley.

Cost: $129

Camp Director Karen Fothergill holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Arts in Learning and has taught art at Filer, Twin Falls, and Gooding High Schools. She has worked extensively teaching the youth of the Magic Valley through Community Ed, Kid’s Art in the Park, and at the Twin Falls Creative Arts Center.  Karen has been honored with the Governor’s Award in Art Education, an Idaho state art teacher of the year, and the Twin Falls Mayor’s Awards in Arts Education.

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Kitchen Academy - Delectable Desserts

Kitchen Academy

Delectable Desserts

July 11 - 15, 2016
2 to 5pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Camp Directors: Leslie Jones & Teri VerHagen, CSI Culinary Arts Program

Learning never tasted so sweet!  Practice making and decorating cakes, piping pate a choux for yummy eclairs, baking delicious cookies, and the perfect pie crust.  Your family will love sampling the creations that you make in a real commercial kitchen with members of the CSI Culinary Arts Program. Space is limited to the first 12 registrations.
Cost:
$129

WE ARE SORRY - THIS CAMP IS FULL
but, we have many other great classes to choose from

Digital Photography Camp

Digital Photography Camp

July 24 - 28, 2017

9 to 11:30am
Ages: 9 to 13
Camp Director: Joy Pruitt, Owner of MOMO Photography

Budding photographers will learn about their camera's setting as well as basic photography fundamentals: composition, light, aperture, and more. Explore the campus on photography missions, and then come back to the lab to experiment with Photoshop, printing and simple image enhancement. Students should bring their own camera, manual (if you have it), a flash drive, and USB cord.
Cost:
$99

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STEM Olympics

STEM Olympics

August 1 - 5, 2016

9 to 11:30am
Ages: 5 to 14
Camp Director: Jennifer Patterson, CSI Learning Center Labs Coordinator

Get ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics with Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more! Research interesting topics, test hypotheses, participate in fun, hands-on activities, and conduct cool experiments all while having Olympic stadium-sized fun. When you enroll, please register in the grade you will be attending this fall.
Cost: $65

Black Rocket Camps

App Attack!

App Attack!

June 13 - 17
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10

June 13 -17
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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Make Your First Video Game!

Make Your First Video Game!

June 20 - 24
9am to noon

Ages: 8 - 10


June 20 -24
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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Code Breakers

Code Breakers

June 27 - July 1
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10

June 27 - July 1
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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LEGO Films and Stop Action!

LEGO Films and Stop Action!

July 11 - 15
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10


July 11 - 15
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in LEGOs or action figures from home, but all other equipment provided. Student-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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Minecraft Designers

Minecraft Designers

July 18 - 22
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10


July 18 - 22
1 to 4pm 
Ages 11 - 14

If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost:
$149

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LEGO YOUniverse: Make Your Own Adventure!

LEGO YOUniverse: Make Your Own Adventure!

July 25 - 29
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10


July 25 - 29
1 to 4pm 
Ages 11 - 14

In this LEGO adventure YOU are the star! Pick your favorite LEGO genre or create an alternate universe to create a digital illustrated story. Whether you want to fight alongside Batman, be part of a Ninjago clan, hang with Ninja Turtles, or go into space with the Bionicles, the only requirement is that you put yourself in the story! All students will end the class with a digital comic book that can be shared with friends and family on a password protected website! Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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Minecraft Modders

Minecraft Modders

August 8 - 12
9am to noon
Ages: 8 - 10


August 8 - 12
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.
Cost: $149

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Digital Storytellers

Digital Storytellers

August 15 - 19
9am to noon 
Ages: 8 - 10


August 15 - 19
1 to 4pm
Ages 11 - 14

From the Hunger Games to Harry Potter we all love a great story. Whether you want to rewrite the ending to Star Wars, add yourself to a Divergent tale, or create a new adventure about your friends - any topic is possible in this class! Start with a concept, design the storyboard, add some dialogue, and watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in your first graphic novel!  Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Space is limited to the first 18 campers in each age group.Cost: $149

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