Author Archives: CGI Team

Calling All Facebook Users!


The Center for Growth and Innovation is officially on Facebook! We’ve launched a brand new social platform and we want YOU to follow all of our news and updates this season. Head over and LIKE our brand new page between
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Thank You, ESF!


Before campers left for the summer, they wanted to give a big “Thank You” to all of the directors, counselors, teachers and other campers at ESF! Continue reading

3, 2, 1, Action!

Technology, Visual Arts

Campers are becoming masters of video editing programs and creating movie trailers, public service announcements and music videos. Continue reading

Tissue Paper Hats and Impressionism

Visual Arts

Today’s project was all about Mary Cassatt, who was a painter that often created images of the social and private lives of women. Continue reading

Minecrafters on a Mission


Using iPads, each camper is learning how to navigate their way through different Minecraft worlds that challenge them. Continue reading

Human Bowling Balls

Engineering, Science

One of today’s challenges was to build a human bowling pin set using only 50 plastic cups that could withstand a rolling camper on a seated scooter. Continue reading

Building Roller Coasters


Campers participating in The Science of Roller Coasters with Minecraft course are busy blueprinting and building coasters out of K’NEX at ESF today. Continue reading

Family-Style Lunch

Culinary Arts

The Junior Chef Academy campers put-on a delectable family-stye lunch this afternoon at ESF. Continue reading

Designing Custom Robots


Campers participating in the Robotics 101 course within (CGI) are creating their own custom robots at ESF today. Continue reading



The 2015 ESF Ichiban and Master Teacher recipients were named and honored at the Center for Growth and Innovation today. Continue reading