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Partner Camps

Why should summer only last eight weeks? Join Camp Olami partners for a variety of additional programming this summer in the weeks before and after camp – whether art, sports, or engineering, there is certainly something for everyone!

*Please note that while these programs are housed on the Barry Family Campus, they will be run by organizations outside the JCC. 

Summer 2021 COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

SKYHAWKS MULTI SPORT CAMP

(GRADES K-6 IN FALL 2021)

This full day camp offers a wide variety of sports and activities that your child can explore in a fun and interactive setting.  We will focus on teaching skills in soccer, basketball, and flag football and will also break things up throughout the day with camp games like Capture the Flag, Ultimate Frisbee and a few others.  These camps tend to fill up quickly, so register as soon as possible. Please bring two snacks, sunscreen, lunch, water bottle, and appropriate athletic wear. All participants receive a medal. Registration info at skyhawks.com.

June 14 – 18, August 16 – 20; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $259

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for SKYHAWK CAMP

ARTrageous Adventures:
YELLOW SUBMARINE

(GRADES K-6 IN FALL 2021)

Dive under the sea this summer with ARTrageous Adventures as we create art inspired by songs from The Beatles. Paint a yellow submarine, sculpt an Octopus Garden and collage a collaborative art piece with a little help from my friends. This camp will come together as we twist and shout while creating art to one of the most beloved bands of all time.

June 14 – 18; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $350

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for YELLOW SUBMARINE

ARTrageous Adventures:
ROCK OF AGES

(GRADES K-6 IN FALL 2021)

Discover five decades of music and art in this rocking ARTrageous Adventures camp. Go back to the 50’s and listen to Elvis while collaging a record mobile. Check out the 60’s and paint a peace sign and tie dye a shirt while listening to the Beatles. Groove on into the 70’s and make a pet rock and velvet painting while listening to the Bee Gees. Rock out to the sounds of the 80’s while solving a Rubik’s cube or sculpt and paint a Pac Man magnet. Move on to the 90’s and create scratch art or shrinky dink art while jamming out to some 90’s tunes.

August 23 – 27; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $350

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for ROCK OF AGES

ARTrageous Adventures:
STATE FAIR FUN

(GRADES K-6 IN FALL 2021)

Celebrate our awesome state and create art inspired by the the Great Minnesota Get Together and other iconic Minnesota festivals throughout the year. Paint a picture that is blue ribbon worthy and create crop art from seeds and kernels. Collaborate on a Midway game to play and design your own food on a stick concept. This ARTrageous camp will be full of fun that will showcase why we love living in Minnesota.

August 30 – September 3; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $350

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for STATE FAIR FUN

Snapology:
AWESOME OCEAN ADVENTURE AND STORY BUILDERS CAMP

(GRADES K-2 IN FALL 2021)

Each morning students will discover all sorts of fun in the ocean in this interdisciplinary camp that uses robotics, coding, art, building and engineering concepts to learn about our underwater friends. Children will too busy exploring the ocean world, building and creating to realize that they are gaining critical social and developmental skills. The group will eat on site together and then after lunch students we’ll explore the primary elements of storytelling as students design their own unique stories focused on the characters and plot lines of stories they’ve heard before. Maybe they will dazzle us with tales of faraway lands, with amazing adventure of superheroes, or even science experiments gone very, very wrong. The possibilities for creation are endless!

June 14 – 18; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for AWESOME OCEAN ADVENTURE AND STORY BUILDERS CAMP

Snapology:
VIDEO GAME DESIGN & MECHANICAL MASTERMINDS ENGINEERING CAMP

(GRADES 3-6 IN FALL 2021)

Each morning we’ll start by working toward creating our very own video games. We’ll teach students how to design their very own side-scrolling platforming game with Stencyl game creation software. Level and character design, as well as traps, elevators and projectiles are all covered.  They even get to take their game home on a flash drive that can be shared and played at home with family & friends. After we eat lunch together, we’ll work on engineering projects that will give your student the tools they need to understand mechanical movement through the foundations of simple machines, physics, and engineering design. They will see moving parts up-close as they follow instructions to build various machines, then use the models to develop new design ideas, test out physics concepts, and even play games with their partners and classmates. Spinning battle tops, motorized spirographs and remote control claw grabbers are just the tip of the engineering iceberg!

June 14 – 18; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for VIDEO GAME DESIGN & MECHANICAL MASTERMINDS ENGINEERING CAMP

Snapology:
ROBOPET ROBOTICS & SCIENCE OF SUPER POWERS CAMP

(GRADES K-2 IN FALL 2021)

Each morning students will begin to explore the world of robotics as they build simple animal models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design and coding. Whether learning about sensors while building a fish or alligator or discovering ways that gears and wheels and axles create movement while building robotic dogs or frog, your child is sure to have a great time! After lunch students explore the world of their favorite superheroes. Students will learn about forces, energy, gravity and problem solving as they build models inspired by Superman, Batman, and all their favorite heroes. Experimentation and fun are crucial components of this ‘super’ camp!

August 23 – 27; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for ROBOPET ROBOTICS & SCIENCE OF SUPER POWERS CAMP

Snapology:
EPIC MINECRAFT & AMUSEMENT PARK ENGINEERING CAMP

(GRADES 3-6 IN FALL 2021)

Each morning students will travel to the Nether with Snapology, but watch out for those creepers! Join us as we bring Minecraft® to life using LEGO® bricks and technology. Students will create their own world, characters, and discover different aspects of Minecraft®, and solve common game problems and exploration ideas in Minecraft® After lunch students will learn about the science that goes into building Amusement Park rides and the people who are responsible for designing them.  In Snapology’s Amusement Park Engineering camp, students will become engineers of their own amusement park rides and will learn the core physics and engineering concepts used to make a ride thrilling!

August 23 – 27; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for EPIC MINECRAFT & AMUSEMENT PARK ENGINEERING CAMP

Snapology:
CRAFT DESIGN STEM LAB & LEGO® CITY CAMP

(GRADES K-2 IN FALL 2021)

We’ll start each morning working with STEM projects around spin art, fidget spinners, slime as well as a big helping of art history. Students will learn about some of art’s greatest minds, as well as create fun STEM-focused take-home projects and activities.  After we eat lunch together, we will explore the world of transportation, structures, and what makes a city go!  Students will build models of their favorite forms of transportation, as well as what makes a strong structure like a building or bridge and other parts of a city. By the end of the week we’ll have a huge city full of buildings, vehicles, parks and other awesome structures!

August 30 – September 3; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for Craft Design STEM Lab & LEGO® City Camp

Snapology:
CASTLES, KINGDOMS, AND WIZARDS & CREATURE CREATOR ROBOTICS CAMP

(GRADES 3-6 IN FALL 2021)

Who wouldn’t want to escape and play in the world of magic, fairytales, and wizards? Each morning students will have the opportunity to use LEGO® bricks to design their fantasies while also bringing it all to life! Potions, wizard sports, dark arts, wands, and more are all wrapped into this creative and enchanting camp. After lunch the group will create their own animal inspired robotic models. Students will learn about gear ratio, sensors, simple machines, and programming as they build insects, dolphins, gorillas, and much more. Your child is sure to have a wild time as they build, learn, and play.

August 30 – September 3; 9:00am-4:00pm
Camp Fees: $390

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for Creature Creator Robotics Camp

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES & LYNX
BASKETBALL ACADEMY SUMMER EXPERIENCE

(GRADES 3-8 IN FALL 2021)

The Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy is excited to provide players an opportunity improve their game and have fun this off-season! The Summer Experience Camp will focus on the comprehensive aspects of pre-season athletic and skill development in a fun and engaging environment while preparing each player for play. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental skill development, conditioning competitions/games, leadership, teamwork, growth mindset, basketball I.Q. and fun. Our experienced staff will engage each player and challenge them to be their best while having fun in getting better.

Each player will receive two tickets to a Timberwolves or Lynx game and a reversible Timberwolves or Lynx jersey to wear during the camp!

*Please note 12pm end time on Friday, August 27.

August 23 – 27; 9am-4pm
Camp Fees: $299

CLICK HERE to visit partner website.

Register for TWOLVES & LYNX BASKETBALL ACADEMY