Camp 2020 Ideas

You have the power to change your world.

Ask "What If". Unleash your inner hero.

We know middle schoolers want to do things that matter! Camp What If takes you on a fun-filled adventure of learning about your city and making it the best place to be. During Camp What If you will explore, discover, and immerse ourselves in what makes your community tick. Then you will take your insights and create ideas to solve problems and enhance your community. Don’t let the boredom win this summer. Design for good. Fun for all.

WHAT IF...YOU LAUNCHED YOUR SUPER-POWERED IDEAS INTO THE WORLD?


See Ideas from Camp What If 2020

ADVENTURE INTO DOING GOOD

Camp What If  takes you on a fun-filled adventure of learning about your city and making it the best place to be. We explore, discover, and immerse ourselves in what makes the community tick. Then you take your insights and create ideas to solve problems and enhance our community.

LAUNCH YOUR BIG IDEAS

TomTod Ideas empowers you to make world-changing ideas. At camp, we use a variety of approaches to ideation and human-centered design. To solve problems, we work together and create lots of ideas. We test out those ideas by building prototypes and imagining real-world scenarios. Then we refine, re-evaluate, and reimagine until we have an idea that will truly enhance the common good. Plus, camp is a whole lot of fun!

EXPLORE YOUR COMMUNITY

We have a blast with so many things happening in our area: we virtually explore the community with a variety of exclusive opportunities like behind-the-scenes tours of local hot spots and meet-ups with community members who are leading the way in making it even better. You will make friends, play games, and learn all about the challenges and possibilities of your city.

JOURNEY WITH TOMTOD STAFF

TomTod Ideas started Camp What If seven years ago and have been empowering middle schoolers with safe, fun, thoughtful, and unique summer experiences ever since. Each of our summer staff go through a competitive application and review process that includes a background check before being hired. With over 18 combined years of experience in facilitating summer camps for youth, our trained, experienced leadership team is ready to bring creative problem-solving, design thinking, and a whole lot of fun to your middle schooler this summer.

Camp What If @Home

 

Adventure into 3-weeks of creatively exploring your community (and the world) and creating heroic ideas for the common good! During Camp What If @Home you will:

 

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD

Becoming a hero starts with a journey of exploration.Each day, you will meet inspiring real-world heroes, investigate your new ideas, and explore ways you can be a hero for your community. Camp What If @Home takes you on a fun-filled adventure of learning about your community and making it the best place to be. We explore, discover, and immerse ourselves in what makes your community tick.

 

CONQUER HERO CHALLENGES

Hero’s challenge their powers. Everyday we will challenge your imagination and innovation skills with Hero Challenges. To level-up your hero powers and earn hero badges, you will need to imagine, explore, create, and build as you conquer each daily challenge. We will train your hero skills to solve problems. We test out your hero skills in real time, building prototypes and solving real-world problems!

 

TEAM UP WITH OTHER MIDDLE SCHOOLERS & YOUR HERO GUIDES

Heroes are stronger together At Camp What If @Home, you will collaborate with other middle schoolers, real-world heroes from your community, and TomTod’s Adventure Curators to launch your super-powered ideas in the world.

 

CREATE HEROIC IDEAS

Your ideas can change the world. Unleash your superpowered ideas into your community. At Camp What If @Home, we will create ideas that put your empathy and imagination into action!

 

What’s TomTod?

TomTod stands for Tomorrow Ideas Today. TomTod Ideas is a non-profit based in Canton, Ohio with the goal of empowering middle schoolers to launch ideas that put empathy and imagination into action for their communities.

 

Who are the camp counselors?

TomTod’s camp staff is a diverse mix of professionals dedicated to serving middle school students. Each of our summer staff go through a competitive application and review process that includes a background check before being hired. With over 18 combined years of experience in facilitating summer camps for youth, our trained, experienced leadership team is ready to bring creative problem-solving, design thinking, and a whole lot of fun to your middle schooler this summer.

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