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Travel the world this summer for the 5th year! Footprints of the Mind is bringing global adventures closer to home. We have full confidence that with our expertise in geo-literacy combined with culture, art, games, STEM, and a sense of adventure, your children are about to have a summer they’ll never forget!
Camps take place at our NEW LOCATION: The Meditation Center of Chicago (White Steeple)
5849 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago IL 60631
M-F unless otherwise noted. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Aftercare is optional)
We are redefining the MakerSpace concept and putting a geographic twist on it! This camp is all about creativity, communication, collaboration, critical thinking and global perspectives. Come dressed to get messy, and be prepared for a fun time. Anything goes in this camp!
Don’t go too far this summer…Wander Our World and explore the greatest country on Earth, the United States of America! Campers will have a blast putting together the 50 states on our GIANT floor map every day and creating a masterpiece of their “road trip”. This is one lesson on the U.S. of A. you don’t want your kids to miss!
Aerospace engineering is a fast growing field. Private companies now offer flights into space. In this exciting STEM program campers will explore the forces that make rockets work as well as the history behind our “race to space”. This will be an out of this world experience.
Travel the world this summer! Campers will have a blast while becoming culturally aware of other countries in the world. Our well-rounded program includes the hands-on experience of our Travel Trunk of artifacts that are mostly sourced from the country of origin.)
Explore the world through the lens of a Structural/Mechanical Engineer. In this exciting Geo-STEM class we will visit bridges from around the world and study the different forces that keep bridges and structure standing soundly.
The automotive industry changed the world. Many different countries have contributed to the design of today’s automobiles. We will explore the different automotive designs from around the world. Join us in this winner takes all STEM program.
We challenge campers to upcycle recyclable materials into works of art. The challenge? You don’t know what you will get in the mystery box for supplies, and you won’t know what you’ll be asked to create!