Special Olympics Summer Camp planned for Camp Barnes

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

Special Olympics Delaware is hosting its annual summer camps on August 5-7 and 13-15 at Camp Barnes in Frankford. More than 60 athletes and dozens of counselors are attending each session as the organization celebrates its 22nd summer of offering the traditional camp experience. Summer camp¬†is¬†one of the most¬†anticipated¬†events of the¬†year¬†for Special Olympics athletes of¬†various¬†ages and abilities.¬†Campers¬†participate¬†in several¬†traditional camp activities¬†while …

Spark campers pose for a photo without a dull smile in sight.

Spark: A premier summer camp with something for everyone

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Education, Headlines

Spark Summer Camp and After School Program is quickly asserting themselves as a premier summer camp in Delaware. The camp, formerly a massive karate studio, allows hundreds of energetic children to play their favorite field day games, explore their creative minds, and even learn STEM.¬† Patrick Preece, a karate master who was already running a summer karate camp, realized that …

Teenagers at DelTech's science camp examine hair follicles to determine the fake killer.

‘Find the Killer’ in DelTech‚Äôs science camps

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Education, Headlines

Here‚Äôs one way to keep the attention of a class of teenage campers: designate one of them as a ‚Äúkiller‚ÄĚ and the rest as prime suspects and make the class figure out whodunnit. That was the assignment this week in a Delaware Technical Community College summer science camp, which plays on the popularity of television‚Äôs many crime shows that focus …