Summer Camps 2020 - Explore, Dream, Discover

Summer Camps

Looking for something fun and exciting to do during the summer? Participate in Gateway’s virtual pre-college Summer Camps. We have exciting options for students entering 6th grade all the way through high school, as well as a learning opportunity for educators.

Explore 2020 Offerings

Our top priority is your heath and safety. Gateway is offering a number of our virtual Summer Camps during the month of August at no charge unless noted.

The following camps are Gateway's 2020 offerings. Get started today by exploring the self-paced camps or register for a virtual session. 

Science Immersion Camp

The Science Immersion Camp will introduce middle school students to the field of natural sciences. Students will learn about career options in the sciences, be introduced to lab sciences and safety, and have the opportunity to perform hands-on science experiments led by college faculty.

View Science Immersion Camp handouts (pdfs)

Fab Lab

Design and 3D Print Your Own Lightsaber Online!

In this 2 hour, online Zoom session workshop, we will show you how to use Tinkercad, a 3D Modeling program to customize a lightsaber. The Fab Lab will print them for pick up. There are four sessions available:

  • Tuesday, August 11 • 2-4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 11 • 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, August 17 • 2-4 p.m.
  • Monday, August 17 • 6-8 p.m.

$18.00 per session
Internet Required for Zoom Sessions
All ages, but adult supervision is suggested for kids under 10 years of age. 
Families are welcome! | Limit 18 per class

Summer CO2 Car Camp - Design and Race 3D Printed Cars Online!

Design your own CO2 car and race it! In these three online Zoom sessions, you will learn to use Tinkercad, a CAD Modeling software, to design a car. Once designed, the Fab Lab will print it. Then join us for an online finale where all cars race. Cars will be available for pickup after. There are three sessions included:

  • Monday, August 24 • 10-11:30 a.m. - Tinkercad Session
  • Tuesday, August 25 • 10-11:30 a.m. - Finalize your design
  • Thursday, August 27 • TBA - Final Races!

$35.00 per participant
Internet Required for Zoom Sessions
All ages, but adult supervision is suggested for kids under 10 years of age.
Families are welcome! | Limit 18 per class

Questions? Contact John Zehren, zehrenj@gtc.edu.
Registration will be available at gtc.edu/fablabcalendar

Hospitality Camp

Do you want to be an event planner? Get practice as you plan a couple’s wedding in Lake Geneva. You can even spend time being creative in finding recipes to plan an extravagant meal for a large catering event.

View Hospitality Camp handouts (pdfs)

Pharmacy Camp

Interested in working in a Pharmacy? Learn to compound “ingredients” like Smarties and Lemonade to create mock prescriptions and read about interesting facts from leeches to lizard silvia being used for medicine.

View Pharmacy Camp handouts (pdfs)

Digital Photography Camp

Explore Photography and have fun taking pictures and editing using any camera you have, including your phone. Share images and get feedback and ideas for improvement. 

If interested, please contact Samantha Ingo at ingos@gtc.edu.