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Camp Carolina: Elementary School

 Camp Carolina: Elementary School

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.

Camp Carolina Schedule

MONDAY 7/20:

BeAM@CAROLINA (Interactive)

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.

Supply List:
  • 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.

Supply List:

  • 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
  • Scissors
  • 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.


SELF-PACED: Flora, fauna and birds – oh my! 

Get your wiggles out with these fun outdoor activities suggested by the North Carolina Botanical Garden.


FRIDAY 7/24:

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.

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