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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: Cultural Center of the Hellenic American Community
5941 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago 60646
M-F unless otherwise noted. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Miss Irene founded Footprints of the Mind, LLC, because of her love of geography, travel, and learning about different cultures. She spent 10 years as a website developer while raising her 3 children, which provided the base for her own website projects. She holds a BA in Urban and Regional Planning with a focus on International Development, and has studied at the University of Barcelona, and is working towards a Masters in Education.
Miss Kaprice has been a dedicated member of the Footprints of the Mind team for the last 5 years. During this time, she has been a key player in developing the programs offered to our students. She is dedicated to providing a fun, nurturing, and educational environment for all. One of Kaprice’s main attributes is her innate ability to treat all children like her own. She is a caring mom of 3 boys. You can learn more about her by reading this article: http://diabetesstopshere.org/2014/07/11/kaprice-dal-cerro/. Kaprice holds a degree in Bachelors of Arts in Business Management.
Miss Caroline is National Board Certified teacher. She has been teaching in Illinois for 15 years. Caroline is certified to teach math, science, language arts and social studies as well as English as a second language. Her experience is primarily in middle school mathematics and science. She has taught STEM to grades K-8. Caroline believes in an investigative approach to learning, which is evident in the STEM activities she has planned for this summer’s programs.
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!
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.)
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.
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!