Camp 8: Spy Academy

Discover Detection, Spy University, Sleuths on the Scence, Funky Forensics, and Science of Security more info...
Location: Forest Hills Presbyterian Church - Helotes
Dates: Monday, July 20, 2020 -
Friday, July 24, 2020 details
Grades: K - Gr 6
Section #: FH 7/20-24 FD #8
Registration closes: Monday, July 20, 2020
PRICE: $290.00

Registration

CALL TO REGISTER: Online registration for this class is currently closed but you may give us a call at 512-892-1143.



Description

Mad Science Spy Academy camp will help you sharpen your special operative skills as you learn about the secret world of espionage. The key to being a great spy is your ability to use science to “sniff” out your suspects and uncover their secrets. Following are some topics you will explore during this fun five-day camp. These are only a sample of the activities that we will be doing each day. The topics will not necessarily follow this order. However, each of the topics will be included at some point in the camp.

Discover Detection - Use your skills of listening, testing, and observation during this day of detection. We will investigate fingerprints, handwriting, and shoeprints to reveal the identity of our suspects. Listen to an audio crime story to learn clues needed to solve a mystery. Learn to view the story from all angles with a nifty new device.

Spy University - We will utilize spy gear such as metal detectors, spy ears, and motion sensors to hone our skills. Spies need to understand and use secret codes to pass along important information. Our Mad Science spies will investigate the dancing men code, Braille, and many other ways to share classified information. Use your new skills to write a message and digestively dispose of it before it can get into the wrong hands.

Sleuths on the Scene - As a spy you will need to learn how to process clues at a scene. Discover proper procedures as we use all of our senses to study and dissect debris for evidence. Our scientist spies will learn the art of the inflatable fingerprint as they discover perplexing partial and leftover latent prints.

Funky Forensics - Using forensics to evaluate evidence is a huge part of the spy business. Today we will analyze evidence with chemistry, collection skills, and spy tools. The correct conclusions are critical to solving the crime scene puzzle. We will identify acids and bases as well as synthetic blood samples in our forensic lab. Today all of your analytical skills will be tested.

Science of Security - Unlock your spy skill as we tackle the toughest security breaches. We will “pick open” locks, sneak past a whispermeter, and create our own security system. Teams will attempt to crack through each other’s security systems and track a treasure.

Schedule

Monday, July 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 23, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 24, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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