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. 

Applications and more information, call (757) 865-3122

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.

Applications and more information, call (757) 865-3122

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. 

Applications and more information, call (757) 865-3122