Camp Carolina - Elementary School Track
July 20-24, 2020
Thanks for your interest in Camp Carolina! These unique summer learning opportunities ran from July 20-24, 2020. See below for replays of the elementary school track (grades K-5) programs and self-paced activities.
Schedule at a glance
Camp Carolina Schedule
Watch the video below to join BeAM@CAROLINA for a fun, virtual lesson about Carolina makerspaces. BeAM staff and Applied Physical Sciences researcher Dr. Nico Pegard, will provide a tour of the Murray Hall makerspace and discuss various tools and technologies offered, focusing on light, waves, and lasers!
Make a String Telephone
Please build and try the String Telephone before this session.
- 2 paper cups
- A sharp pencil or sewing needle to help poke holes
- String (kite string and fishing lines work well)
- Step-by-step assembly guide
Ackland Agamographs (Interactive)
Watch the video below to join Ackland Art Museum educators for a fun art class. Designed for elementary- and middle schoolers, this session offers a look at 1960s optical illusion art from the Ackland Art Museum’s collection followed by a guided art-making activity creating folded “agamographs,” also known as lenticular art.
- 2 printed copies of the downloadable template – or you can make your own
- One piece of paper – 16″ in length (it’s okay to tape or glue two pieces together for this)
- Glue stick
- Coloring medium – crayons, colored pencils, or markers
Summer Night Skies
Watch the video below to learn how to identify stars, planets and other objects in the Carolina night sky while learning about the legends and myths created by ancient cultures to explain them with Amy Sayle and Nick Eakes from the Morehead Planetarium & Science Center.
Carolina Pep Rally
Watch the video below to see a one-of-a-kind event where you’ll learn more about The Marching Tar Heels and the Carolina Cheer Team.