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Summer Camps

Looking for something fun and exciting to do during the summer? Build your own rocket, learn how to communicate with sign language, create delicious summer snacks and more during Gateway’s hands-on pre-college Summer Camps. Camps are open to students entering grades 6 through 8.

Summer Camp(s) Participant Acceptance of Risks and Responsibility Agreement Form

Questions? Contact Sam Ingo at or Katie Graf at

Rocks ‘N Rhymes/Self-Esteem

6th - 8th Graders
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Boost confidence through art in this creative, out-of-the-box camp. Discover positive talk and heightened self-esteem through entertaining presentations and an art workshop where you’ll paint inspiring messages on rocks in a fun and positive environment.
Session 1: June 17, 19 & 21 - Register
Session 2: July 15, 17 & 19 - Register
Elkhorn Campus - North Bldg N215 | Fee: $30

All About the Face

6th - 12th Graders
June 17-18 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Interested in beauty and makeup artistry? Your face is makeup’s canvas, so proper skin care is the first and most important step for any makeup artist. This hands-on camp teaches the basics of skin care, including
application of facial treatments and makeup.
Kenosha Campus - Technical Bldg T132 | Fee: $50

Sweet Treats

6th - 12th Graders
June 17-20 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Love whipping up cookies, brownies or cakes in the kitchen? Develop your baking skills even further at Sweet Treats! You’ll make sweet bakery items as well as icings, glazes and sauces.
Elkhorn Campus - South Bldg 124: Culinary Kitchen | $50


6th - 8th Graders
June 24-28 • 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rev up your passion for cars and mechanics at Nitro-X! Through hands-on activities and learning, you’ll build and test drive nitro-methane powered cars.
Horizon Center | $125

Fun with Hair

6th - 8th Graders
June 19-20 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Do you love trying new hair styles? Take your passion for beauty to the next level by developing proper curling and flat iron skills, learning intricate braiding techniques and styling basic updos.
Kenosha Campus - Technical Bldg T132 | $50

All About the Money (Personal Finance)

6th - 10th Graders
June 20-21 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Gain valuable information about personal finances, including an introduction to budgeting, banking, investing, credit and paychecks. Good financial skills can help you now and in the future, so it’s never too early to start learning about money management!
Kenosha Campus - Academic Bldg A112 | $25

Fun with Graphics

7th - 12th Graders
June 24-28 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
If you enjoy technology and art, this camp is the perfect way to gain an introduction to the career possibilities in graphic design while also having tons of fun. Explore 3D software and printing, develop photography and art prints and work with industry standard graphics software. You’ll create several of your own art pieces that will be displayed at a student showcase upon the conclusion of the camp.
Racine Campus - Lake Bldg 208 | $50

Kids Empowered

6th - 8th Graders
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Gain the courage and confidence to stand up for yourself in this dynamic camp. Practice acknowledging your needs while respecting the feelings of others through skits and role-play activities in a playful, non-intimidating environment. Everyone deserves their voice to be heard, and this camp helps make speaking out less scary.
Session 1: June 24, 26 & 28 - Register
Session 2: July 22, 24 & 26 - Register
Elkhorn Campus - North Bldg N215 | $30

Mani and Pedi Fun

6th - 8th Graders
June 25-26 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
If you’re known for your perfectly polished nails (or want to be) join us for Mani and Pedi Fun! Learn how to do manicures and pedicures combined with relaxing massage techniques.
Kenosha Campus - Technical Bldg T132 | $50

Fab Lab Maker Camp

5th - 12th Graders
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Experience digital fabrication in the Fab Lab! Learn how to use the latest design programs and tools including 3D printers and lasers to participate in challenges and create your own projects to take home.
Session 1: July 8-11 - Register
Session 2: August 12-15 - Register
SC Johnson iMET Center - iMET FABLAB | $140

Rocketry in the Classroom

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
August 21 (Designed for teachers)
Reach for the skies through this hands-on summer camp that explores the hobby of model rocketry. Build and fly a model rocket with an emphasis on learning and safety.
SC Johnson iMET Center | $25
Register (Teachers only)

Design and Create in 3D

6th - 12th Graders
10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Bring your ideas to life through the science and art of 3D printing! Design a 3D model, learn about 3D drawing and run and set up the printers. You’ll learn all the tips and tricks from 3D printing experts. Lunch is provided.
Session 1: July 16 - Register
Session 2: August 7 - Register
Session 3: August 20 - Register
SC Johnson iMET Center - iMET FABLAB | $60