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STEM Skills at Charlotte Day Camp

STEM Skills Program for 2017: Game Theory

Game Theory Camp is an exploration into the wide world of board games, strategy games, and imaginative games. We use game-based activities to teach skills STEM and 21st Century Skills like strategic decision-making and character development. Campers get lots of choice throughout the day to play and practice what interests them. The program is designed to be fun and collaborative while teaching relevant academic concepts.

  • For Ages 8 - 15
  • Full Day Camp, 7:45 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Hosted at: 
    Get Some Game 
    Charlotte's biggest game store
    Plaza Midwood / Eastway 
  • $150 / Week
  • Professionally trained counselors focused on safety and serving as role models for campers. 

 

What Campers Will Learn

  • Rules to popular board, card, and role-playing games each week.
  • Have positive experiences applying mathematics models and concepts to game subject matter that kids find fun and interesting. 
  • Learn decision making models and strategies to increase strategic effectiveness.

 

Camp Logistics

Transportation

Transportation to and from camp is provided by parents individually or in carpools.

  • Carpooling: If you are interested in carpooling with neighborhood families please let us know and we can help connect you with families nearby. 
  • Arrival: 07:45 AM - Campers can arrive as early as 07:45 and we recommend campers arrive 5 minutes before the start of camp at 09:00 AM.
  • Departure: 4:00 - 5:45 PM - Reset & Replay ends by 4 PM. There are still unstructured play and informal instruction going on until pickup ends at 5:45.

Food

The brain powers the gamer and the brain needs fueled with food.

  • Packed Lunch: Campers should bring a packed lunch every day to camp. 
  • Packed Lunch: If you prefer to purchase a lunch, camp has a weekly lunch option available to sign up during registration. 
  • Morning Snack: Camp provides a healthy morning snack for the campers
  • Afternoon Snack: Campers are encouraged to bring a snack for the afternoon, especially if they will be staying all the way until pickup ends at 5:45 PM

What to Bring & Wear

We suggest that campers bring a backpack, rucksack, satchel, or other convenient carrying device to keep their belongings organized. 

  • Wear comfortable clothing for indoors and outdoors
  • Close toed shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Your Favorite Hat
  • Lunchbox packed with tasty food and an ice pack
  • Pen, Pencil, & Paper: You are probably going to want to write down new game rules, tips, tricks and strategies to keep forever. 
  • Waterproof Container: If you bring a phone we suggest packing it in a water proof bag or container to keep it safe and packed away. You won't need your phone during camp.
Learn More

Location: 

Get Some GameGame 

1224 Commercial Ave

Charlotte, NC 28205

We have a full website dedicated to this program track, the exciting activities and camper outcomes. 

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Learn More About Game Theory Camp