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Office of Science Outreach

Strategy Games

Do you like to play board games? Want to learn new strategies or sharpen your skills? In this camp, we will help kids to develop analytic thinking skills by playing a variety of table games, including board games, dice games, and card games. Games will range from classics like Clue to new ones such as Dominion and Settlers of Catan. Participants will also have the opportunity to design a board game.


The camp will be held in the Sonderegger Science Center on the Edgewood College Campus. The science center is a K-16 building that serves science students of all ages. 1000 Edgewood College drive, Madison, WI

Time and dates

July 9-13, 9:00am-12:00 noon


Grades 4-6

Camp Leader

Rachael & Brian Lancor

Leader Bio

Rachael and Brian are both physics professors at Edgewood College. Rachael’s area of expertise is in studying how people learn physics. Brian is trained as an atomic physicist, which means he studies how light interacts with matter using lasers. At Edgewood, they teach physics courses of every variety from Astronomy to Quantum Mechanics. Both Rachael and Brian have led numerous summer camps at Edgewood over the years, and are parents to a very inquisitive third grader.


$200 This includes registration, all materials and a simple mid-morning snack.