High School Summer Camps
July 30 - August 3, 2018
Get out of the house this summer and experience your future career at Roberts Wesleyan College.
Spend a week as a Roberts student when you participate in an overnight Summer Camp. Camps run Monday-Friday the week of July 30, 2018. Cost of camp includes meals, overnight stay, camp experiences and labs, field trips, and more!
Open to high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the fall of 2018.
5 camps to choose from
Do you love solving mysteries?
Spend a week immersed in crime scene investigation. You will process a simulated crime scene, collect evidence, analyze clues in the mock crime analysis center, and work with a group to solve the crime. This camp will provide you with hands-on experience in the field of criminal investigations, crime scene investigation, and crime analysis.
- Discover how a professional processes and collects evidence at a crime scene.
- Scientifically analyze the evidence you collect from a simulated crime scene.
- See the real CSI professionals in action with real-time demonstrations from local and federal evidence recovery teams.
Meet Your Professor
As a former law enforcement professional, Glenn Grana, knows what it takes to get the job done. He's worked in every area of law enforcement, including crime analysis. Professor Grana brings over 20 years of experience to CSI Camp and leads students through crime scene investigations and crime analysis. Glenn is a published author and recognized authority on crime and intelligence analysis.
Are you interested in becoming a nurse?
Spend a week in the life of a registered nurse. With the help of the latest cutting-edge technology and expert clinicians at Roberts Wesleyan College, you will learn to work as a vital member of the healthcare team.
- Practice basic lifesaving and CPR skills as you learn how to respond in crisis medical situations and perform preliminary diagnostic checks.
- Receive Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification (This optional certification is open to 12 students for an additional fee of $27).
- Participate in simulations with high fidelity manikins that have a heart rate, blood pressure, breathe and talk.
- Explore the vast career opportunities in the field of nursing and what it takes to be a nurse today.
Meet Your Professor
Patricia Capellazzi has many years of nursing experience in Maternity Nursing, School Nursing and as a professor. She has expertise in teaching nursing skills and health promotion. Professor Capellazzi loves using technology in teaching and currently works full time as a Clinical Professor in the Nursing Labs at Roberts Wesleyan College where she enjoys using manikins for instructing nurses in the care of patients.
Sara Lang is a Family Nurse Practitioner and works in the Simulation and Practice Labs in the School of Nursing. She also works as a Maternity nurse in a local Birthing Center and provides clinical instruction in Maternity for Roberts Wesleyan College Nursing students.
Are you interested in the medical field?
Spend a week learning about medical professions and explore possible pathways to medical school. You will learn more about the field of medicine and participate in hands-on medical simulations.
- Participate in medical simulations in our state-of-the-art simulation center and analyze medical case studies to diagnose mock patients.
- Conduct a genetics experiment using molecular techniques to determine your genotype for a particular taste gene.
- Perform a series of animal dissections including the heart and lungs, kidney and brain.
- Learn how to suture (i.e. stitches).
Meet Your Professor
Cindy Davis earned her PhD in Biology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, with a research focus in molecular genetics. She gets a kick out of helping students find the career path that is right for them and has had the privilege of working with many wonderful students interested in a career in medicine over the past 27 years of teaching. Currently, she uses genetic and cell biological techniques to study meiosis in yeast.
Do you want to make the world a better place?
Whether you are a scientist, poet, organizer, healer, musician, artist, gamer, or techie, you can make a difference in the world. Discover social justice as a lifestyle, and identify movements and opportunities in your high school that give you the chance to change the world.
- Interact with faculty and community leaders executing social justice locally and globally.
- Explore how you can make a difference in ongoing causes of anti-human trafficking, civil rights, homelessness, and refugee and immigration services.
- Discover careers you can pursue to further social justice in fields like business, medicine, religion/ministry, social work, and more.
- Investigate the history of social justice and how powerful ideas and beliefs shape our shared understanding and pursuit of justice.
- Get hands-on as you design an advocacy project for your chosen cause.
The time for justice is always now.
Meet Your Professor
Amy Lynn Smith
Amy Lynn Smith, Visiting Professor of Social Work, teaches in the areas of diversity and social justice through policy and community change. She is also a pastor and the founder and program manager for Freelancing Hope, a fiscally sponsored non-profit that empowers people of all ages to prevent the abuse of children and vulnerable adults, labor and sex trafficking, and exploitation.
Do you want to lead people into a deeper relationship with God?
You've sung along to music by Hillsong United and Bethel Worship, now prepare to follow their example as you immerse yourself in this weeklong camp for aspiring worship and ministry leaders.
- Discover new praise and worship songs as you practice performing in the context of a band with the opportunity to perform for the camp.
- Learn practical tips of what it means to be a part of a musical worship team.
- Design a worship experience for your local faith community as you learn the principles of planning a worship service.
- Explore what the Bible has to say about praise and worship.
- Launch your career in songwriting as you hone the basic skills needed to craft your own praise and worship song.
Meet Your Professors
Denis Johnson first entered music ministry at a young age and has been recording worship music and directing church music departments in the Rochester area for over twenty years. A native of Philadelphia, PA who grew up in Rochester, NY, Denis attended both Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary and is currently the Director of Multicultural Student Success at Roberts.
Perry Moore began his study of music at the age of seven and has been in music ministry in numerous capacities since the age of twelve. Perry received a B.A. in Music Performance at Mt. Vernon Nazarene College, then later an M.A. in Worship Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. He served in full-time worship ministry from 1993-2016 in Southern California before moving to the Rochester area with Jennifer, his wife of twenty-two years. Perry is currently the Director of Chapel Worship at Roberts Wesleyan College.
Cost for the week
View the tentative camp schedule.
Submit the Summer Camp Registration Form to secure your spot in your chosen summer camp. Registration is limited to the first 24 students in each camp. Open to high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the fall of 2018.
You and your parents must also submit the Medical Release Form and Participation Agreement.
Questions? Please email Michele Kelly at Kelly_Michele@roberts.edu.
As a Christian school, these camps will seek to incorporate the values and commitments of the Christian faith.
Refunds will be given if withdrawal from the program is made at least four weeks prior to the start date. Request for refunds will not be honored if withdrawal is made within four weeks of the start date, unless a written request citing extenuating circumstances is submitted and approved. A $25 processing fee will be retained for all withdrawal refunds.