Pirate Camp (Grades K-5)

Ahoy, mateys!

Get ready to become a pirate and set sail on the high seas! In Pirate Camp, students work together to explore the ocean, learn cool STEM stuff, and have a swashbuckling good time!

Here’s what we’ll do:

  • Start the day with exciting stories that make us use our brains.
  • Join our pirate crew to do fun challenges like building catapults and making treasure maps.
  • We’ll even learn how to tie knots and build our own pirate ship!

Class Format:

  • Opening Discussion
  • Step-By-Step Build Instructions
  • Engineering Challenge
  • Math & English Language Arts Extensions
  • Closing Discussion

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Becoming a Pirate
  2. Pirate Ship Build
  3. Buoyancy
  4. Tippy Raft Design Challenge
  5. Treasure Maps
  6. Maps and Pacing
  7. Treasure Hunt
  8. Catapults 
  9. Under Siege Design Challenge
  10. Knots 
  11. Sea Shanties 
  12. Fun & Games!