SAC Virtual Summer Camps

Spend the Summer with SAC

Click below to view camp descriptions and register. Registration is free!
Virtual Summer Camps runs from June 1 - August 14, 2020. Please read individual camp details as some camps run longer or shorter than others.

 

Elementary School Camps

Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TblW18FX8En6UnfOb93xQo0bCk_hDIIZ/view

Age Group: 5 - 15 

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks 

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Stories at the SAC Library!

Title:  Stories at the SAC Library!

Summary of Camp: These short readings will take you on a little journey. The stories are read by your librarians inside the San Antonio College Library. Come read along with us!

Introduction:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/qtv999x1qbeye8o/KarenBeire_intro.mp4?dl=0

Age Group: 6-9

Approximate Session Length:  Various.  Depends on the reading material for the week.

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and energetic dance camp, students will learn the principals and technique of a basic Ballet and Jazz class. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Introduction:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag_85ld8wCnQgbN6uFCZscrpxKt2-g?e=zrcfnk

Age Group:  9 - 13

Approximate Session Length:  One (1) hour

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Read Along with SAC Academic Advising

Title:  Read Along with SAC Academic Advising

Summary of Camp: Read along with the SAC Academic Advising team while we share with you some of our favorite childhood books!  We will be reading books like Ada Twist Scientist, Frog and Toad are Friends, and much more.  Join us each week for a new read along.

Introduction:

https://1drv.ms/v/s!AoYaLjAqoUSahzQSYO6GjCNFJzXB?e=hkLL4n

Age Group:  1st and 2nd Graders (Ages 6&7)

Approximate Session Length:  10 - 30 min. (some books are shorter than others)

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Introduction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1jnC6rgUYs&feature=youtu.be

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: weekly 

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Science Around Me

Title: Science Around Me

Instructor:  Irene Salazar

Summary of Camp:Students will learn about the science that can be found around them. In this series, MESA Center Peer Mentor Irene Salazar will share with the campers some of science found around her. Using various artifacts, she will share the amazing things that can be found in our world. Some subjects students will learn include earth science, recycling and gardening. Content will be accessible in English and Spanish.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xqNV5T69mk0EJrE2Lku7Qu3Q3hKikwSZ/view?usp=sharing

Age Group:10-15

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (8 prerecorded classes)

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Middle School Camps

Pegasus Feathers: Myth and Learning

Title: Pegasus Feathers: Myth and Learning 

Quick Summary of Camp: Myth and learning will compare one of Dr. Medina’s Brain Rules with one Greek myth that explores a similar idea during each 45 minute session. Campers will be expected to help predict the nature of a Pegasus feather by learning some of the biology of a feather and applying that to the mythical winged horse. 

Introduction:

https://sacms.alamo.edu/Mediasite/Channel/microbiology/watch/cbf3c8e657d5413bab3f8fe3703738731d

Age Group: Middle school 10-12 

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1 

Reoccurrence: weekly/10 weeks 

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Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TblW18FX8En6UnfOb93xQo0bCk_hDIIZ/view

Age Group: 5 - 15 

Session Length: 1 hour 

 Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks 

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Creativity 2020

Title: Creativity 2020 

Quick Summary of Camp: You will explore, in five weekly sessions, the exciting world of creativity. See with a new eye. Explore color, texture and taste. Look at words differently. Encourage people to think creatively. Each week, watch a video, receive a topic sheet, explore and write observations, and receive feedback. You will discover creativity is present in everything we encounter. Sign up for this exciting Creativity camp.

Introduction:

https://sacms.alamo.edu/Mediasite/Play/2a9f5b57308948309f4680d38b75586d1d

Age Group: Middle and High School 

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1st 

Reoccurrence: Weekly / 5 weeks  

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Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp

Title: Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This Summer camp will present 3D technology skills to students in an abbreviated, "survey" format. Students will learn how to model object, sculpt creatures, generate terrain, scan artifacts, print toys, animate scenes and visualize worlds. 

Introduction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhPzjWnKYeU

Age Group: 13 – 17  

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 1st   

Reoccurrence:1 video weekly for 6 weeks

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Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and energetic dance camp, students will learn the principals and technique of a basic Ballet and Jazz class. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Introduction:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag_85ld8wCnQgbN6uFCZscrpxKt2-g?e=zrcfnk

Age Group:  9 - 13

Approximate Session Length:  One (1) hour

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and dynamic dance camp, students will be led through five Ballet and five Jazz technique classes. The sessions will be filled with a variety of exercises to help improve the students dance technique in barre, across-the-floor and center combinations. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one additional session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Introduction:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag_85ld8wCnQgbN6uFCZscrpxKt2-g?e=zrcfnk

Age Group: 14-18

Approximate Session Length:  One (1) hour

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Fraction Frenzy

Title:  Fraction Frenzy

Summary of Camp: Students will be given mini lectures on easy ways to master concepts that otherwise might be challenging.  And will have access to websites to practice concepts. Practice worksheets will also be provided.

Age Group:  11 - 13

Approximate Session Length:  45 min.

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

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Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Introduction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1jnC6rgUYs&feature=youtu.be

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: weekly 

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SAC Teen Leadership

The SAC Teen Leadership Council is a council for and by teens interested in creating programming, outreach possibilities and overall building leaders in the community.  Learning outcomes include: Describe what teen leadership means to the community. Explain and experience how leadership skills and qualities affect teen leaders. Apply skills to potential grants, foundation and/or college administration.

Age Group: 13-18

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: Once a week.

 

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“I woke up like this!” Skincare and Makeup 101

Summer Camp kids will learn the basics of Skincare and Makeup 101! It will give them a basic routine for good skincare while learning how to apply makeup to enhance appearance.

Introduction:

https://alamo.zoom.us/rec/share/4NFwf5X8qW5Oa6fS9m6PBawFOpq7eaa80yMYrPIEnhkbddl08sZP7hVw0H6h6d56?startTime=1591742542000

Age Group: 13-18

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 15

Reoccurrence:2 lessons a week for 10 weeks (a total of 20 lessons)

Register

Science Around Me

Title: Science Around Me

Instructor:  Irene Salazar

Summary of Camp:Students will learn about the science that can be found around them. In this series, MESA Center Peer Mentor Irene Salazar will share with the campers some of science found around her. Using various artifacts, she will share the amazing things that can be found in our world. Some subjects students will learn include earth science, recycling and gardening. Content will be accessible in English and Spanish.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xqNV5T69mk0EJrE2Lku7Qu3Q3hKikwSZ/view?usp=sharing

Age Group:10-15

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (8 prerecorded classes)

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The Acute Side of Math

Title: The Acute Side of Math

Instructor: Meredith Liza

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Tutor Meredith Liza, students will use geometric tools and learning to make and create origami.  Attendees will become comfortable with Euclidean concepts and geometric models.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AsnEAQa-j-asIBL2UU7f2936Eo8Kvkzr/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 11 – 16

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (7 prerecorded classes & 8th lesson will be a live final show)

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Creating with Code

Title: Creating with Code

Instructor: Stephanie Connolly

Summary of Camp: MESA Center Tutor Stephanie Connolly will teach students introductory programming through the creation of art, interactive programs, and game design. Students will be introduced to basic computer logic using code blocks. Next, students will learn JavaScript using the p5.js library and coding environment; and the basics of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) through the creation of basic arcade style games.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rnivLi42-o_XICTIX2wbSB5gBMBWreZZ/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 13+

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week a live Q&A session for 4 weeks, then 1 lesson a week prerecorded and 2 live Q&A sessions for 4 weeks (total of 12 prerecorded and 12 live episodes)

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Rube Goldberg Machine Design

Title: Rube Goldberg Machine Design

Instructor: Benjamin Uresti

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Academic Lab Technician Ben Uresti, students will use digital and real components to develop a series of interconnected tasks to complete one goal. Often described as an overcomplicated way to do a simple task, learn how to think like an engineer and compose a new system for something you do everyday!

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13Exd7fyVn6qfufHM_uobE7S_1nyNvxNk/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 12+

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (8 prerecorded classes)

Register Now

 

High School Camps

Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp

Title: Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This Summer camp will present 3D technology skills to students in an abbreviated, "survey" format. Students will learn how to model object, sculpt creatures, generate terrain, scan artifacts, print toys, animate scenes and visualize worlds. 

Introduction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhPzjWnKYeU

Age Group: 13 – 17  

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 1st   

Reoccurrence:1 video weekly for 6 weeks

Register Now

Creativity 2020

Title: Creativity 2020 

Quick Summary of Camp: You will explore, in five weekly sessions, the exciting world of creativity. See with a new eye. Explore color, texture and taste. Look at words differently. Encourage people to think creatively. Each week, watch a video, receive a topic sheet, explore and write observations, and receive feedback. You will discover creativity is present in everything we encounter. Sign up for this exciting Creativity camp.

Introduction:

https://sacms.alamo.edu/Mediasite/Play/2a9f5b57308948309f4680d38b75586d1d

Age Group: Middle and High School 

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1st 

Reoccurrence: Weekly / 5 weeks  

Register Now

Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TblW18FX8En6UnfOb93xQo0bCk_hDIIZ/view

Age Group: 5 - 15 

Session Length: 1 hour 

 Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks 

Register Now

Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and dynamic dance camp, students will be led through five Ballet and five Jazz technique classes. The sessions will be filled with a variety of exercises to help improve the students dance technique in barre, across-the-floor and center combinations. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one additional session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Introduction:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag_85ld8wCnQgbN6uFCZscrpxKt2-g?e=zrcfnk

Age Group: 14-18

Approximate Session Length:  One (1) hour

Reoccurrence:  Once (1) a week

Register Now

Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Introduction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tx2q1qqBJ3E&feature=youtu.be

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: weekly 

Register Now

SAC Teen Leadership

The SAC Teen Leadership Council is a council for and by teens interested in creating programming, outreach possibilities and overall building leaders in the community.  Learning outcomes include: Describe what teen leadership means to the community. Explain and experience how leadership skills and qualities affect teen leaders. Apply skills to potential grants, foundation and/or college administration.

Age Group: 13-18

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 1st  

Reoccurrence: Once a week.

 

Register Now

“I woke up like this!” Skincare and Makeup 101

Summer Camp kids will learn the basics of Skincare and Makeup 101! It will give them a basic routine for good skincare while learning how to apply makeup to enhance appearance.

Introduction:

https://alamo.zoom.us/rec/share/4NFwf5X8qW5Oa6fS9m6PBawFOpq7eaa80yMYrPIEnhkbddl08sZP7hVw0H6h6d56?startTime=1591742542000

Age Group: 13-18

Session Length: 1 hour 

Start Date: June 15

Reoccurrence:2 lessons a week for 10 weeks (a total of 20 lessons)

Register

Creating with Code

Title: Creating with Code

Instructor: Stephanie Connolly

Summary of Camp: MESA Center Tutor Stephanie Connolly will teach students introductory programming through the creation of art, interactive programs, and game design. Students will be introduced to basic computer logic using code blocks. Next, students will learn JavaScript using the p5.js library and coding environment; and the basics of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) through the creation of basic arcade style games.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rnivLi42-o_XICTIX2wbSB5gBMBWreZZ/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 13+

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week a live Q&A session for 4 weeks, then 1 lesson a week prerecorded and 2 live Q&A sessions for 4 weeks (total of 12 prerecorded and 12 live episodes)

Register Now

Rube Goldberg Machine Design

Title: Rube Goldberg Machine Design

Instructor: Benjamin Uresti

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Academic Lab Technician Ben Uresti, students will use digital and real components to develop a series of interconnected tasks to complete one goal. Often described as an overcomplicated way to do a simple task, learn how to think like an engineer and compose a new system for something you do everyday!

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13Exd7fyVn6qfufHM_uobE7S_1nyNvxNk/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 12+

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (8 prerecorded classes)

Register Now

The Acute Side of Math

Title: The Acute Side of Math

Instructor: Meredith Liza

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Tutor Meredith Liza, students will use geometric tools and learning to make and create origami.  Attendees will become comfortable with Euclidean concepts and geometric models.

Introduction:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AsnEAQa-j-asIBL2UU7f2936Eo8Kvkzr/view?usp=sharing

Age Group: 11 – 16

Reoccurrence: 2 lessons a week for 4 weeks (7 prerecorded classes & 8th lesson will be a live final show)

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Note: If you do not receive a confirmation email, please email mhernandez697@alamo.edu.