RCS Summer Programming

COVID-19 UpdateIn response to Governor Cooper’s three-phase reopening plans, and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Interim Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidance for Day Camps, we have decided to suspend all June and July camp programming.

Please know that the health of our students and staff remain our highest priority. Let us continue to envision a joyful and safe summer together.

Questions? Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

2020 SUMMER CAMPS AT RCS

Summer Programming at Rainbow is an extension of what happens during the school year. Our camps focus on holistic approaches that appeal to all learners. From hands-on nature awareness, to cultivating video skills or learning about new cultures, there’s something for everyone.

2020 Summer Camps at RCS

Summer Programming at Rainbow is an extension of what happens during the school year. Our camps focus on holistic approaches that appeal to all learners. From hands-on nature awareness, to cultivating video skills or learning about new cultures, there’s something for everyone.

We have program offerings from Kindergarten through 8th grade. We also offer camps throughout the summer.

When applying, some camps are offered by Rainbow Community School teachers and staff. Others are offered by members of the Asheville Community. Be sure to click the registration button at the the bottom of the page to apply to the correct camp.

Camps in June 2020

Register at bottom of page for all camps.

Creative Coding Camp (VIRTUAL)

June 15-19
Ages 9-12
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Online

Camp Cost: $100. This virtual camp requires a computer and internet. We will be working with the Micro:bit for the second half of camp. Please pre order your Micro:bit here: https://www.amazon.com/micro-bit-BBC2546862-Micro-go/dp/B01G8X7VM2/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=micro%3Abit&qid=1589887470&sr=8-3

Led by Christa Flores

Description

Computers are everywhere! In this camp we will use computers to make our own art, games, science experiments and pet robots! Be amazed at the power of computers in this computer science camp built for artists, engineers and makers of every variety.

About the Instructor

Christa Flores is a scientist, science educator, passionate speaker and writer about student-driven learning spaces, the maker movement and curriculum that affords a diverse array of learning styles, cultures and ideas to be leveraged. Inspired by the maker movement in education, Christa co-founded the Hillbrook iLab in 2011, one of the nation’s first classrooms designed for material and digital making in Los Gatos, California. Christa designed a new curriculum called Problem-based Science, a model for STEM literacy with an emphasis on material science, in-depth projects, design thinking, collaboration and entrepreneurial activities. Christa moved to Asheville in 2017 and worked for the Asheville Museum of Science as the STEM lab manager and curriculum developer for two years. Christa is excited to bring her experience and passions to the Rainbow community through STEM electives and the development of the school’s new makerspace.

creative coding camp

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