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Psychology 9th-12th

In Let’s Get Psyched About Psychology, students will be introduced to the fundamental foundations of psychology. Students will explore and apply basic psychological principles, including personality, sensation and perception, memory, stages of psychological development, understanding of self, relationships with others, and interactions with social groups. For their final project, campers will select one of the concepts covered throughout the course to develop and conduct their own psychology experiment.


The course will be interactive, using hands-on activities such as inversion goggles and optical illusions to discuss how we “see” with our brain, a taste lab (yum!) to learn about our chemical senses, and memory games (with strategies to improve memory).

Campers will explore personality theories to find their strengths and growth areas as a way to better understand themselves and their current relationships, and even use it as a tool to consider future majors and career opportunities. We will also use stories, current events, discussions, and "what if" scenarios to apply the principles of social psychology. Lastly, we will look at how advances in technology and the introduction of positive psychology have given us greater insight into our behaviors and thought processes. For their final project, campers will select one of the concepts covered throughout the course to develop and conduct their own psychology experiment."
Upcoming 2022 Sessions For Psychology 9-12

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Online Camp Schedule Psychology

Pacific TimeEastern TimeBreaks
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Includes a 1-hour lunch break plus shorter 10-15 min breaks
Friday9:00 am to 12:00 pm
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Includes 10-15 min breaks
7/5 wk Tues - Fri9:00 am to 3:30 pm10:00 am to 4:30 pmIncludes a 1-hour lunch break plus shorter 10-15 min breaks
*Schedule subject to change - Final schedule posted in Google Classroom the Wednesday prior to the start of class.
*July 5-8 will have a special schedule due to the 4th of July holiday

On-Campus Sample Schedule Science Camps

7:30 am Overnight campers - wake up!
8:00 am Breakfast in the dining hall (overnight campers)
9-9:15 am Extended day camper check-in
9:00 am Camp meeting & warm-up
9:15 am Lab session
12:00 pm Lunch in the dining hall (included for overnight & extended day campers)
1:15 pm Recreation
2:00 pm Lab session
5:30 pm Dinner in the dining hall (overnight & extended campers)
6:30 pm Evening class session
7:45 pm Evening recreation & activities
8-9:00 pm Extended day camper check-out
9:30 pm Floor check (overnight campers get ready for bed)
10:00 pm Room check & lights out

Education Unlimited believes in small-group, immersive learning with subject matter experts and experienced teachers. We strive to provide industry-leading instruction to all of our students and hold all staff to the highest possible standards. Staff assignments vary by program and location. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Ara Brown, Ed.D. - Instructor

Dr. Ara Brown is an experienced teacher and administrator with over 20 years of teaching at the high school and college levels. He’s taught Intro to Psychology, Social Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Stress Management, Neuropsychology, and AP Psychology. He has also served as a reader for the AP Psychology exam administered by the CollegeBoard. While originally from the east coast, he now calls Los Angeles home. During his free time, he enjoys exploring new cultures and cuisines, relaxing at the beach, and catching the latest Marvel movie. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ursinus College, his Masters of Arts in Organizational Psychology, and Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and his Doctorate in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Julie Damschen - Instructor

Julie Damschen is an AP Psychology and social science teacher at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, a suburb of San Diego, California. She has a Masters of Science degree in Instructional Leadership and Curriculum Development and received undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. While attending college, Julie worked in a Pediatric Neurosurgery office and has been a board member for the Foundation for Pediatric and Neurosurgery, Inc. ever since. Her fascination of brain-based research mixed with real-world application is what drew Julie to psychology. She loves to introduce psychological concepts to students and is often asked to assist and implement many of these strategies in other classes and in a variety of settings year-round. She has been a reader for the College Board AP Psychology Exams since 2006 and won Teacher of the Year in 2018.  Her hobbies include walking on the beach, traveling, and playing trivia games with friends.