Summer Camps

Discover something new this summer with Thomas Nelson's summer camps, designed for middle and high-school level students. Our camps will allow you to discover the entrepreneur within you; there's no limit to what you can discover this summer at Thomas Nelson.

Peninsula K-Next!

  • June 21–24, 2017; Wednesday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • $77 per student. Includes all materials, lunches, snacks.
  • Open to rising 7th to 10th grade students.

The camp is designed to inspire the next generation of inventors, engineers, manufacturers and entrepreneurs. Students will complete a hands-on introduction to 21st century manufacturing technology and basic entrepreneurial skills. Students will use technology to create a product from start to finish, providing practical experience to build their confidence and set a foundation should they choose a career in advanced manufacturing. 

Imagineering! & Creative Technology

  • July 10–15, 2017; Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • $99 per student. Includes all materials, lunches, snacks.
  • Open to rising 7th to 10th grade students. Preference is given to students who have attended a previous Peninsula K-Next!

The camp is designed to be entrepreneurial and hands-on. Students will explore the world of entrepreneurship from product concept to prototyping using CAD (computer assisted design) programs and 3D printing machines. Students will develop and present a production and business plan. Students are required to pitch their products to a team of judges to obtain funding for their product.

The Hover Games!

  • August 7–12, 2017; Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • $99 per student. Includes all materials, lunches, snacks.
  • Open to rising 8th to 11th grade students. Preference is given to students who have attended a previous Imagineering! 

The camp focuses on designing. building, programming and flying a “quadcopter” drone using CAD and 3D printers. Students will visit state-of-the-art companies operating in the world of unmanned aerial systems including NASA Langley. Students will have the opportunity to develop their skills to compete in the camp’s final competition. 

Summer Science Camp

  • July 24-27, 2017; Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Hampton campus
  • Free
  • Open to middle school students

The exciting curriculum is filled with hands-on, interactive activities led by Thomas Nelson’s Science faculty. Don’t miss this exciting, educational opportunity to experience enriched instruction and explore the wonders of science.

Applications due Friday, May 19.

Application Form & Brochure

Technology Summer Camp

  • July 17-20, 2017; Monday-Thursday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; Hampton campus
  • Free
  • Open to 9-12 grade high school students

Campers will participate in technology labs and group activities including simulating real manufacturing using the power of gas, creating a computer game, and flying drones. A snack will be provided each day. 

Applications due Friday, May 12.

Application Form & Brochure