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Fall Enrichment Camp 2017
Posted on 09/05/2017
Previous Enrichment Camp, Makers 101, display their soapbox derby carsRockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) invites students to participate in the RCPS Fall Enrichment and Exploration Camp on October 2-5, 2017, 7:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. These camps are for students currently enrolled in grades 2-8 who are demonstrating high levels of academic achievement for the current school year. Camp topics include "Rocking with Robots" to becoming a dessert chef to using visual art to explore the joys of science. 

Enrichment Camp courses are $50 per student and will be held at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culepper Drive, Conyers. The courses will utilize many high-interest, high-impact strategies in a week-long, team or individually taught course of study. 

If you would like your child to attend Fall Enrichment Camp, please download and complete the forms from the links below. Bring the completed forms with payment by September 28, 2017 to the RCPS Office of Teaching and Learning, 1143 West Avenue, Conyers, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.  Please ask for Holly Franklin, [email protected], 770-761-1446.

If we have more applicants than seats, students will be selected through a system-wide lottery process.

PLEASE NOTE: All fees must be paid in cash or online. The online payment option link is . There is a $3 surcharge for the online option.  

Registration Form Grades 2-5

Registration Form Grades 6-8

Course Topics (7:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.)

Grade 2  Even Mad Scientists keep Sketchbooks!:  In this class, you will create your own visual science journal. The journal will be used to document your science experiences creating slimy concoctions and various fun science experiments in the lab. Your journal will even accompany you as a field journal which you will use while exploring the local flora and fauna around RCA.   

Grade 3  Rocking with Robots: Join us for a great time learning to program various robots! You might even get to see what it's like to be a robot!

Grades 4-5  Create, Invent and Build:  Want to learn how build and create houses, explore the earth by digging into it, or build a self-powered car?  These projects are meant to develop problem solving and solution finding skills.  Students will foster cooperation skills by working in teams to create these amazing projects.  Do you have what it takes to to create, invent, and build? 

Grades 6-8  Master Chef, Jr. Dessert Edition: Ever wondered what it would be like to run your own bakery? Here's your chance! Students will spend each day learning new cooking techniques and making original dessert creations. From cookies to cupcakes, students will showcase their culinary skills in daily "sweet treat" competitions. Do you have what it takes to be a "Master Chef"?