One-Day Holiday Camp

A one-day essence of Empow’s Camps in Lexington and Newton, on those days when schools are closed, but parents still have to work. For kids grades 2 – 8.

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Explore our most popular program, Tech & Design Exploratory, at our One-Day Holiday Camp. It’s for kids with a day off from school who want to explore a wide range of fun technology, find out what options are available, and begin to realize their areas of greatest passion. Holiday campers will have a wide range of options to check out, including Video Game Design, Digital Animation, Stop-Motion Animation, EV3 Robotics, 3D Art & Printing, 3D Architecture, Digital Audio Production, and Coding/Programming Fundamentals in Scratch, Python, and Java. Campers are encouraged to dive into several options and then dig deeper in areas that excite and inspire them. The goal by day’s end is for each camper to have a completed project to show off to friends and family!

Holiday Camp Schedule

8:30am – 9:30am Drop-off and special activities. Kids play games and get comfortable.
9:30am – 10:00am Project Time and Camp Circle-Up. We set up the schedule for the day and let kids ease into their projects.
10:00am – 10:30am Snack time and technology demos.
10:30am – 12:00pm Project time. Campers work on projects at their own pace or in groups with friends.
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch and outdoor time. Our staff will walk the campers over to a play area and have lunch outside (weather permitting). Only full-day campers are here during this hour.
1:00pm – 2:30pm Project time. Campers continue to work on their projects and ask questions to our teachers.
2:30pm – 3:00pm Afternoon snack and tech demo. Each day, staff give kids an introduction to a different technology. Kids can choose to try out the demo or go back to their own tech projects.
3:00pm – 4:00pm Project time.
4:00pm – 5:30pm Extended day.

Times & Cost

Holiday Camp runs for a full day, from 9am-4pm, with early drop off beginning at 8:30am. Extended day option is available until 5:30pm for an additional $20.

Holiday Camp costs $120 for the full day. If your child is an After-School Club member, cost is $65.


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