Summer Enrichment


Adventure Challenge Camp
Adventure Challenge Camp
Parents, have your children discover the adventure of a lifetime! Clifton Park’s Adventure Challenge Course is designed to be a thrilling and fulfilling learning experience. Cooperative teaming creates a safe environment for a whole new world of excitement. Non-competitive games, cooperative problem solving, and the low and high ropes course are the principal activities used to make this experience memorable. Sign up early - class size is limited. All campers will receive an Adventure Challenge t-shirt.  All programs held at Collins Park (Moe Road).
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Session 1 07/06/2020–07/10/2020
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Collins Park 11–18 Years 2/24
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Session 2 07/13/2020–07/17/2020
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Collins Park 11–18 Years 5/24
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Session 3 07/20/2020–07/24/2020
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Collins Park 11–18 Years 1/24
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Session 4 07/27/2020–07/31/2020
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Collins Park 11–18 Years 3/24
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Adventure Challenge Course Aide
Adventure Challenge Course Aide
Held during half day and full day Adventure camps.  For proficient campers who wish to take their adventure experience to the next level.  Participants will learn essentials needed to be an aide in an Adventure Challenge program.  This is not a certification course, but rather an opportunity for older campers to learn leadership and technical skills to help advance them forward.

Must be at least 16 years old.  Only 2 spots per camp.
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Session 5 07/06/2020–07/10/2020
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Collins Park 16+ Years 1/2
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Session 6 07/13/2020–07/17/2020
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Collins Park 16+ Years 1/2
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Session 7 07/20/2020–07/24/2020
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Collins Park 16+ Years 0/2
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Session 8 07/27/2020–07/31/2020
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Collins Park 16+ Years 1/2
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Chess - Advanced Camp
Chess - Advanced Camp
Our second week of chess camp is for advanced students who have successfully completed the beginner/intermediate camp curriculum (or who demonstrate proficiency in the game per interview with Coach Rob).  This curriculum is designed for students who wish to take their play to the next level or who need to prepare for competition and tournament play.  The curriculum includes deep games analysis, advanced tactical play, tournament strategies, chess psychology, and how to handle the stress of high-pressure play at the board during rated events.  As usual, there will be a pizza party on the last day of camp.
Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Summer Session 08/24/2020–08/28/2020
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Town Hall - Wood Room 5–18 Years 3/20
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Chess - Beginner Camp
Chess - Beginner Camp
Join us for an intensive week-long beginner-to-intermediate chess intensive!  During this course of study students will become proficient in the rules of the game, piece movement, basic endings, middlegame tactics, opening ideas, and sportsmanship and fair play.  This camp will develop decision making skills both at and away from the board.  Parents be warned: you may never win another game against your children again.  Parents are encouraged to join in at the end of the last day of camp for a pizza party and some friendly games with their developing chess geniuses.  This course fills up QUICKLY. Early registration is encouraged.
Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Summer Session 07/27/2020–07/31/2020
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Town Hall - Wood Room 5–18 Years 2/20
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Not So CommonKids Theater Camp
Not So CommonKids Theater Camp

Not So Common Kids is an educational experience for students ages 8-15 who are eager, motivated and focused. We offer a welcoming, accepting environment for kids with varying levels of performance experience. We do request that if your camper has any special needs that you please inform us on the application so that we can ensure that the experience for your child will be a successful one. Students will spend their days participating in classes with professionally trained actors and musicians. Students will learn, practice and improve their skills in acting, singing, movement and improvisation. Students will participate as actors and stage crew in a production of Crazy for You - Young Performers’ Edition. They will learn about the process of producing a musical and present their finished product in a live outdoor performance on the Clifton Common stage on the evenings of July 24th and 25th at 5:00 p.m. - weather permitting.
Performance admission is FREE!

Multiple Sibling Discount: $405 for each additional sibling registered.

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Crazy for You - Young Performers' Edition 07/06/2020–07/24/2020
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TBA (last week at stage) 8–15 Years 0/50
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RPI Junior LEGO® EV3 Robotics Engineering Academy
RPI Junior LEGO® EV3 Robotics Engineering Academy

This program will provide an opportunity for younger students to expand their creative interest in LEGO building elements while peaking their technological curiosity.  Instructors will introduce the fundamentals of strong construction and programming, while also allowing for students to learn through experimentation and gentle guidance.  The students' experience will culminate in a final challenge that integrates complex building skills and basic programming.  The iconic-based EV3 Education software, combined with the planned curriculum, creates a fun, fast-paced and exciting introduction to robotics.  Taught by RPI staff and students.

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Session 07/13/2020–07/17/2020
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Town Hall - Wood Room 8–10 Years 1/24
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RPI Scratch Animation & Gaming Academy
RPI Scratch Animation & Gaming Academy

This enrichment program will provide young learners with an opportunity to explore several aspects of gaming and computer programming while creating a variety of digital media including stories, games, greeting cards, interactive art, music & dance, Makey Makey Invention kit, and more.  The computer software used is an iconic-based program called SCRATCH that was developed at MIT to teach young children coding technique in an easy to understand and captivating manner.  Taught by RPI staff and students.

Session Session Dates Days of Week Location(s) Grade/Age Filled  
Session 07/20/2020–07/24/2020
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Town Hall - Wood Room 8–10 Years 1/24
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