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Summer Science Camps Around the U.S.

Summer science programs are available across the U.S., and new ones appear each year, eager to provide a fun, engaging, and educational science experience for students of all ages. The following directory of summer science programs will help you get started in your research for the perfect summer science program for your students.

U.S.-wide
Camp Invention
Led by local educators, the Camp Invention program is a fun-filled, week-long adventure in creativity that immerses children entering grades one through six in exciting investigations, experiments, and engineering challenges—promoting 21st century life skills like creative problem solving and teamwork.

Digital Media Academy (CA, CO, CT, IL, MA, MI, NY, PA, TX, WA, Washington D.C., and Canada)
Create the future at technology camp. Campers aged 6-17 make video games, iPhone/Android apps, C++/Java/Python programs, Arduino and LEGO robots, movies, websites and more. With guidance from tech educators and industry professionals, kids and teens get hands-on experience with the latest tech. Programs are held on prestigious university locations like Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Georgia Tech, University of Toronto, and more. Digital Media Academy offers single- and multiple-week experiences (as well as overnight options) and 1-on-1 instruction. 2 week academies are also offered.

Girl Scouts of the USA
Girl Scouts introduces girls of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities that are relevant to everyday life. Program opportunities include FIRST Robotics, Lighten Up! Discovering the Science of Light, Mix it Up!, Girls Go Tech, Fair Play: Design & Discovery, Lockheed Martin Science Career Exploration Fund, NASA, and Nature and Science.

Destination Science Summer Camp (CA, FL, NY, NJ, WA, TX)
Kids aged 5 to 11 experience "AHA" moments while participating in 20 fun hands-on science stations each week. Robots, rockets, roller coasters, DNA, brains & more!

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC)
Two-week residential STEM education camps for middle schoolers hosted at colleges and universities across the nation.

iD Tech Camps (over 80 locations in 28 states)
Take interests further and gain a competitive edge for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Develop a mobile app, learn to code in C++/Java/iOS, create a video game, mod in Minecraft, or make a movie. Imaginations soar as ages 7-17 transform interests into projects of their own. Beginner to advanced students collaborate with friends and develop problem-solving and technical skills, gaining confidence and a competitive advantage. Weeklong, day and overnight STEM summer programs held at 80 prestigious universities nationwide including Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others. Fun, project-based learning in small classes (8:1 student to instructor ratio, guaranteed) led by tech-savvy staff. Also, 2-week, pre-college, teen-only iD Tech Academies: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.

iD Game Design & Development Academy (CA, CO, GA, IL, MA, NY, PA, TX, WA)
Instead of just playing games, create, design, and develop your own! Pre-college summer programs where ages 13-18 spend 2 weeks immersed in game design, development, programming, and 3D modeling. Held at top universities like Stanford, Harvard, and others. Learn from Academy faculty, collaborate in small classes (8:1 student to instructor ratio), and learn how game development can lead to a college degree and even a rewarding career. Tour a game studio and work with software from Microsoft, Epic Games, Autodesk, and Google. Also, late-night gaming tournaments. Graduate with a portfolio and receive (optional) Continuing Education Units.

iD Programming Academy for Teens (CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, MA, NJ, NY, NC, TX, WA)
Calling all coders! Gain a competitive edge and learn how programming can become a college degree and even a rewarding career. Pre-college summer programs where ages 13-18 spend 2 weeks immersed in programming, app development, engineering, and robotics. Held at top universities like Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others. Learn from experienced Academy faculty and collaborate in small classes (max 8:1 student to instructor ratio, guaranteed). Tour an app development studio and work with programs and platforms like Java, C++, Xcode, Objective-C, Minecraft, iOS, Android, and Arduino. Graduate with a portfolio and receive (optional) accredited Continuing Education Units.

KinderCare Summer Camps
KinderCare offers 12 unique and fun summer camps for pre-school and school-age kids that run from May through August. The theme for summer 2012 is: The Six Treasures of Summer.

Mad Science Summer Awesome Activity Weekend (MA, CT, VT)
Awesome, fun, hands-on science activity weeks throughout Western New England. Mad Science summer programs have been providing entertaining and educational summer programs for years at local parks and rec and other community centers.

National Audubon Society, Inc
Nature summer camps offered at Audubon locations throughout the nation.

Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Summer Science Camps (CA and CT)
Summer science camps for high-achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy, nursing, biomedical research, or drug development. Our two-week residential camps—focused on Molecular Biology of Cancer or Molecular Neuroscience—are taught by professional scientists with advanced degrees and are held at UC Berkeley, Yale University, and UCLA. Our students get a taste of college life in a safe environment, make friends from around the world, and gain valuable laboratory research experience.

Science Explorers (PA, DE, NJ)
Blast off to learning and adventure with our exciting hands-on science camps! Full and Half day camps for children ages 4-11. Choose from a variety of different topics. Locations throughout southeastern PA, Delaware, and New Jersey.

Youth Empowered Action (CA, OR, MA)
YEA Camp is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism and social justice. A week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp location, YEA is designed to be a fun and transformative experience that builds life-long friendships between youth with similar interests. Our program also provides a meaningful opportunity for campers to learn more about some of the issues facing our planet and to get inspired and empowered to take action on those issues.

Youth Digital Technology Camps (NC, GA, VA, and Washington D.C.)
We offer week-long, full-day, technology summer camps in locations across the Southeast. Students learn to create their own apps, Minecraft mods, 3D games, animations, and fashion designs.

Alabama
Space Camp (Huntsville, AL)
Train like an astronaut at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama! Trainees launch into space on simulated space missions, build, and launch real rockets and experience astronaut training simulators, like the 1/6th Gravity Chair and Multi-Axis Trainer. Earn your wings at Space Camp!

Alaska
Alaska Summer Research Academy (Fairbanks, AK)
Hands-on, minds-on, experiential learning in science, technology, engineering and math. Explore marine biology, biomedicine, paleontology, and more!

PWSSC Science Summer Camps (Cordova, AK) Let your inquisitive mind be your guide as you explore the amazing ecosystems around Cordova, Alaska. Each day of science camp is filled with leadership activities, games, and adventures. Our overnights are spent at our field camp nestled in the alder forest of the Copper River Delta.

Arizona
Arizona Science Center
"Discovery and Invention" summer camp at the Arizona Science Center for ages 6-11.

California
Elementary Institute of Science (San Diego, CA)
Elementary Institute of Science offers summer programs in astronomy, biology, computer science, engineering, geology, health, chemistry, photography, and natural science for students ages 7-13. There is a presentation and educational field trip per week.

Camp Galileo
At Camp Galileo, Pre-K-rising 5th graders engage in hands-on art, science, and outdoor activities every day, plus have tons of fun with camp traditions like dress up days, Water Day and the rubber chicken cheer.

Camp SEA Lab (Seaside, CA)
Dive into a summer of adventures on California's central coast with this unique marine science program emphasizing hands-on activities such as kayaking, surfing, and tidepooling! Week-long day and residential camps, as well as a tall ship teen program are available from Santa Cruz to Monterey for youth between the ages of 8-16.

COSMOS Program
COSMOS is a four-week residential summer program for students completing grades 8-12. Students work side-by-side with university researchers and faculty to explore advanced topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using curriculum that is hands-on and lab intensive.

Galileo Summer Quest
At Galileo Summer Quest, rising 5th-8th graders try their hand at the things they love, experiencing one Major and two exciting Minors every day during their two-week session, with options like Claymation, Fashion Design, Video Game Design and Junior M.D.

Kids for the Bay (Berkeley, CA)
MSI Marine Camps are one week long and offer a variety of aquatic-related programs for children K-12.

Marine Science Institute (San Francisco Bay Area, CA)
MSI Marine Camps are one week long and offer a variety of aquatic-related programs for children K-12.

Molecular Biology of Cancer workshop at the Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research (San Jose, CA)
The Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research offers summer workshops on cancer at University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Santa Cruz. Great workshops for high school students interested in pre-med or just general science, consisting of lecture, laboratory work, and then an independent research project. The classes are two weeks in duration.

Rock-it Science (Santa Clara, CA)
Lots of hands-on physical science experiments at the wacky Rock-it Science laboratory for kids 5-11 years old. After a daily story about Evil Mr. Fred, campers conduct experiments into ways to defeat him—science kids love!

Sally Ride Camps (CA, MA)
One-week camps provide girls in grades 4-9 with an opportunity to explore science, technology, and engineering while having fun on a college campus.

Schmahl Science Camp Workshops (San Jose, CA)
Schmahl Science Workshops. Explore – Invent – Imagine! Join us for high-impact & hands-on intensive science summer camp for grades 2-12.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (San Diego, CA)

Summer Health Science Camp (Elk Grove, CA)
Exciting new health science activity-based learning with high impact interesting topics, like bioterrorism, healthcare ethics with "mock trial" included, and more! Bolster your health science resume by attending and actively participating in life-changing skill building and memorable class sessions. High school students.

Summer Natural Science and Art Camps, KidZone Museum (Truckee, CA)
Multiple camps available. "Farm Camp" Campers will experience hands-on exploration and investigation of farming, growing, composting, and earth art. "Junior Entomologists" campers will look under logs, among plants, and in tree bark in search of hidden insects as part of a study of the ecosystem. "Lake Tahoe Explorers" will explore Lake Tahoe on foot and by boat to investigate the wildlife, forest, water ecology, and geology of the Tahoe Basin. "Sierra Watershed Science Camp" participants hike, swim, and create art while exploring what lives in our rivers, streams, and mountains. You'll catch live snakes, and insects; learn about mammals and watch fish in action in the stream profile chamber. At "Family camp Sagehen Creek," families spend the night at Sagehen and have two full days of fun science.

The Tech Museum (San Jose, CA)

Colorado
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Cortez, CO)
Archaeology for students ages 12-18. Be part of an ongoing research project! Learn excavation techniques, mapping, and more. One-week camps. Three-week HS field school (credit available). Career exploration/academic enrichment.

Keystone Science School (Keystone, CO)
We believe every child deserves camp. Camp teaches kids valuable social skills, independence, and bonds people together like few other experiences. We bring in the added elements of outdoor education, high adventure, and unforgettable fun to create life-changing experiences for every child we serve.

Connecticut
Sigma Camp (Sharon, CT)
SigmaCamp is a week-long math and science sleep-a-way camp for students 12-15 years old. SigmaCamp gives campers a unique opportunity to learn math and science from professional scientists. Our faculty includes leading specialists from Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Lab, and Harvard Medical School. Go onto an exciting week-long journey into the beautiful world of math, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science. Swimming and the arts, sports, music, dancing and campfire are also an integral part of SigmaCamp—it's summer, after all!

Florida
Mad Science of NE Central Florida
Full- or half-day camps for children ages 5-12, offering hands-on science in topics ranging from space to forensics.

National Flight Academy (Pensacol, FL)
The NFA is an educational camp that inspires young people primarily in grades 7 through 12 to pursue math and science. We offer a hands-on experience that helps open the door to science and engineering degrees and careers of the future.

Scientist-In-Training Summer Camp @ The Scientastic Institute (Wellington, FL)
The Scientist-In-Training (S.I.T.) summer camp provides students with an exciting opportunity to enrich their science knowledge throughout the summer in an entertaining and engaging setting. Each week, our Scientists-In-Training will participate in a variety of fun and challenging activities focusing on a fascinating scientific theme. Get a head start on fundamental middle school science content with hands-on projects and interactive experiments.

Georgia
Club Scientific (multiple locations in GA)
Unique "minds-on/hands-on" experiences for children ages 4-14.

Discover Your World S.T.E.M. (Snellville, GA)
Kids, Discover Your World with our day and week long camps for K through 8th graders. Our future scientists enjoy a variety of science- and math-related activities that get them excited about science.

The Science of Fun! STEM Summer Camp (Decatur, GA)
Real science. Real fun. Rising 2nd-9th graders will be ecstatic over hands-on science experiments like making slime, film canister rockets, electrical circuitry, t-shirt chromotography, marble roller coasters, a 50-foot solar balloon, rocket-propelled toy car, electromagnets, and Diet Coke/Mentos fountains.

WizKidz STEM Enrichment (WiSE) Residential Camp at Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA)
The WizKidz STEM Enrichment (WiSE) Summer Residential Camp is a two-week camp that leverages the power of leading U.S. institutions' educational models by exposing students to learning opportunities in science and technology in collaboration with some of the top Universities and Colleges in the United States. This summer, WizKidz will partner with the Georgia Institute of Technology/Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering to sponsor a series of 2-week residential STEM enrichment camps for grades 6-8, starting June 2013.

Idaho
Discovery Center of Idaho (Boise, ID)

Illinois
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum (Chicago, IL)
One-week technology camps focus on exploration of, and creation with, technology through open-ended design activities, building and programming robots, and creating videos of their camp experiences.

DuPage Children's Museum Summer Mini-Camps (Naperville, IL)
DuPage Children's Museum Summer Mini-Camps offer hands-on exploration in the scientific method—awareness, tool practice, project plan, build time, test and retest—in three different disciplines: chemistry, carpentry and electricity. DCM Summer Mini-Camps are for children ages 7-10.

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (Chicago, IL and Northwest Indiana)
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and NW Indiana offer a variety of camps related to camping and outdoor education.

Girls Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (Urbana, IL)
Girls Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (G.A.M.E.S.) camp is an annual week-long camp for high school girls to explore science and engineering with women working in these technical fields. Each G.A.M.E.S. camp is designed to foster the entrepreneurial mindset, encouraging creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving, while preparing students for success in the world of engineering and science.

John G Shedd Aquarium Society (Chicago, IL)
Summer Worlds Tour is for children ages 5-10 to explore the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum, and the Shedd Aquarium. Shedd Explorers Summer Camp is a one-week camp to explore aquatic habitats in the Shedd Aquarium and Great Lakes ecosystem.

Kids Science Labs (Chicago, IL)
Kids Science Labs presents Chicago's Emerging Innovators, a series of exclusive weekly summer science camps in Chicago from June 10-September 6, 2013 designed to enhance your child's critical thinking skills, academic confidence, and cognitive ability combined with great summer camp fun for children ages 4-12.

Lincoln Park Zoo (Chicago, IL)
Opportunities for animal and nature lovers from 4-years to fourth grade.

Peggy Notebart Nature Museum (Chicago, IL)
Fun-filled camps connect children ages 4-10 to the wonders of nature through a unique combination of art, music/movement, unstructured play, hands-on science activities, and live animal encounters led by Nature Museum staff.

Project SYNCERE Summer Engineering Camp (Chicago, IL)
The Summer Engineering Camp was created for young aspiring engineers in grades 6-8 and is a great opportunity to learn about the exciting fields of STEM through project based learning.

Indiana
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (Chicago, IL and Northwest Indiana)
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and NW Indiana offer a variety of camps related to camping and outdoor education.

iROCC: Individualized Research Oriented College Credit (Indianapolis, IN)
iROCC provides students with a unique opportunity to utilize the scientific resources and expertise the faculty and staff of the School of Mathematics & Sciences have to offer to complete an independent research project and prepare for participation in Intel ISEF affiliated science fairs.

Purdue University Women in Engineering Program (West Lafayette, IN)
Engineering summer camps for girls K-12.

Iowa
Northwestern Neuroscience Camp (Orange City, IA)
Northwestern College offers its 6th Northwestern Neuroscience Camp, a one week residential camp, for high school juniors and seniors interested in learning more about the brain, nervous system, and neuroscience careers. Camp programming includes mini-lectures and demonstrations, simple electrophysiology and neuropharmacology experiments, sheep brain and simulated human brain dissection, introduction to the cadaver, recording of participants' brainwaves, fieldtrips to neuroscience research labs and medical imaging facilities, "Neuroscience at the Movies," and other brainy fun throughout the week.

Kansas
Kansas State University EXCITE (Manhattan, KS)
The EXCITE! workshop is a 3-day (June 6-8, 2012) engineering, math, and science exploration event held on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, KS. The event is designed for girls who will enter the 9th-12th grades the fall 2012 school year. It will feature hands-on activities led by K-State faculty. Workshop tracks will include Animation and Computer Game Design; Bio-Fuels; Robotics; NanoEngineering; and others. Camp registration includes accommodations on the K-State Manhattan campus, meals, materials, trips and much more!

Kansas State University Girls Researching Our World (GROW) (Manhattan, KS)
Kansas State University will host a 3-day (June 20-22, 2012) camp for girls entering 7th and 8th grades in fall 2012. The camp offers hands-on exploration of topics in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and agriculture disciplines. Camp registration includes accommodations on the K-State Manhattan campus, meals, materials, trips and much more!

Maine
Gould Academy Veterinary Science Camp (Bethel, ME)
Gould Academy's Farm and Forest Program partners with teaching veterinarians from the area to offer a high-energy, challenging, educational experience with a strong focus on hands-on learning. Ages 12-16. Registration fee includes all meals, dormitory-style housing, laboratory materials, and transportation while attending.

Massachusetts
Dexter-Southfield Sci-Tech Camp (Brookline, MA)
Taught by science faculty of Dexter Southfield Schools, the Sci-Tech camp offers over 50 activities to choose from in fields of robotics, electronics, rocketry, space sciences, and amateur radio. Weekly and multi-week sessions

Museum of Science (Boston, MA)
Students entering grades 1-8 can choose from a variety of hands-on, week-long courses with topics ranging from bugs to robots to food chemistry, and more.

Sally Ride Camps (CA, MA)
One-week camps provide girls in grades 4-9 with an opportunity to explore science, technology, and engineering while having fun on a college campus.

Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program (Northampton, MA)
Girls grades 9-12 do hands-on research with Smith faculty in the life and physical sciences and in engineering.

The South Shore Natural Science Center Nature Adventures Camp (Norwell, MA)
The SSNSC Nature Adventures Summer Day Camp offers exciting opportunities for children to learn about the natural world. Our campers develop an awareness, appreciation, and concern for our environment and the creatures in it and learn about natural science through stories, hikes, games, crafts, and a host of other fun-filled activities.

Maryland
The Great Adventure Lab (Montgomery County, MD)
Robotics, bridge building, explosions, and huge fun! We operate the most fun, educational STEM summer camps in the D.C. area! We do science outdoors when possible.

Nature Camps, Inc. (Monkton, MD)
Experiential education day camp and family-based program for ages 2 1/2-16 offers swimming, horseback riding, Adventure Ropes Course, carving, hiking, stream exploration, nature crafts, biking, canoeing, and more. Van service available.

Oyster Biologist for a Day (Cambridge, MD)
Spend the day at the Horn Point Oyster Hatchery! Tour the facility and learn how baby oysters are raised, join the hatchery team and help with daily tasks, and participate in a hands-on research experience! Ages 13-16 years.

Michigan
Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art Science Summer Camps at Midland Center for the Arts (Midland, MI)
Students ages 3 1/2 to 14 participate in a variety of week-long science day camp experiences. From science exploration camp to more specific topics such as: crime scene science, astronomy, aquatic biology, machines in motion, and food science. Art, history, theatre and music camps also available.

Delta College Summer Camps (University Center, MI)
Delta College prides themselves on creating enriching camps that provide campers the opportunity to build their skills in the arts, explore STEM-related topics, become a better student, experience new things and, of course, have fun!

Mississippi
Young Engineers and Scientists Seminars (YESS) (Linthicum Heights, MS)
Compete in hands-on engineering challenge and collaborate with engineers in free week-long program for 6th-9th graders. Design, test, and build a project. One week only: 7/5/2011-7/8/2011.

North Carolina
Archaeology Explorers Summer Camp (Morgan, NC)
Campers work with professional archaeologists to uncover the buried remains of a 16th-century Spanish colony that mysteriously disappeared more than 400 years ago. Participants explore the ancient history of North Carolina's native cultures through excavation, artifact analysis, ancient technology demonstrations, experiments, games, and more.

Discovery Place Summer Camps (Charlotte, NC)
Campers learn about the science of everyday life with a twist of fun and a dose of discovery as they enjoy a science adventure exploring color, chemistry, and cool stuff sure to get them fired up about science, nature and technology. PreK-9.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Summer Science Camps (Chapel Hill, NC)
Hands-on discovery, science-themed crafts, active indoor and outdoor recreation and highly-trained counselors come together to create a memorable science experience for your camper!

Project Scientist Summer Academy (Charlotte, NC)
The Academy provides an engaging and fun environment for girls with an aptitude, talent, and passion for the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Furthermore, girls acquire the leadership skills needed to thrive in today's STEM environments. At Project Scientist we foster today's scientists who will lead the world in solving tomorrow's greatest problems.

Rock It Learning Science Camp (Raleigh, NC)
A year-round science camp for students ages 9-14. Camps include rocketry, bridge building, weather, lights and lasers, brick robotics, simple machines, treasure hunt and much more. Half-day and full-day options available for week-long summer camps.

Science Made Fun! Sizzlin' Science Camps (Cary, NC)
Science Camps for kids in grades K-6. Science Made Fun! Sizzlin' Science Camps explore science and nature through "hands on" investigations. Touch live animals from around the globe, build robots, make slime, ice cream, launch rockets, play in snow, erupt volcanoes, and more.

STEM For Kids (Raleigh, NC)
Engineering camps that provide STEM enrichment option for elementary grade children. Track-out and summer camps are available offering flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). Various engineering camps are offered—Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, Aerospace and Computers. STEM For Kids' programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing, and building, all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

New Jersey
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (Piscataway, NJ)
The Environmental & Occupational Health Science Institute announces the Toxicology, Health & Environmental Disease High School Summer Program, a one-week, non-residential program. Students will participate in a variety of laboratory activities such as DNA isolation, PCR, cell culture, cytotoxicity studies, etc and learn about careers in medicine, pharmacy, toxicology, environmental science, and research. This summer program is open to highly motivated high school students interested in the biomedical and environmental sciences. This summer program is open to students entering the 10th, 11th and 12th grade in fall 2013 and who have completed at least one high school biology course.

Rutgers University School of Engineering (New Brunswick, NJ)
TARGET encompasses six different, one-week long, commuter programs for middle school and high school girls. Program mentors and faculty members facilitate workshops, hands-on activities, labs and projects for young girls to learn more about different engineering disciplines.

Toxicology, Health & Environmental Disease High School Summer Program (Piscataway, NJ)
A one week, non-residential program will have students participate in laboratory activities such as DNA isolation and cell culture and learn about careers in medicine, pharmacy, toxicology, environmental science, and research

New York
City Parks Foundation (New York, NY)
City Parks Foundation works in over 750 parks citywide, presenting a broad range of free arts, sports, and education programs, and empowering citizens to support their parks on a local level.

Dazzling Discoveries Science Summer Camp (New York, NY)
Camp features in-depth science explorations on a range of topics, including Water, Earth, Air, Energy, Recycling, Engineering, and Motion. Participants design, build, and test models, conduct experiments, and explore the scientific principals behind them. One week sessions. Different activities each week. Ages 5-12.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (New York, NY)
Camp Intrepid 2011 offers indoor/outdoor activities for children ages 5-13.

New York Hall of Science (NY)

Ohio
Classroom Antics Tech Camps (Cleveland, Akron and Columbus, OH)
Classroom Antics offers technology education to kids 7-13. In weeklong day camps, kids take what they already love like Video Games, Computer Programs, LEGO® Robotics, and Movies and learn how to create them for themselves. No prior experience necessary.

Great Lakes Science Center Summer Camp (Cleveland, OH)
The Great Lakes Science Center summer camp program offers a number of workshops in earth, physical, and life science. Preschoolers will build gadgets, mix icky concoctions and explore marine life. Grades K-8 will explore topics such as Awesome Astronauts, Gross Out, Wizard Science, and more. High schoolers will receive hands-on instruction in biomedical technology, aerospace, and robotics.

National Museum of Education (Akron, OH)
Children ages 3-8 construct projects on subjects such as fuel, flight, blimps, aerodynamics, and living in space. Students make rockets and publish a camp newspaper.

Oregon
OMSI (Portland, OR)
OMSI Summer Camps and Classes are unique, hands-on learning opportunities designed to encourage your whole family to stretch the limits of imagination, adventure, and possibility.

Pennsylvania
Camp Watonka (Hawley, PA)
Summer camp for boys with an interest in science. 14 Labs designed for camper exploration combined with traditional summer camp activities.

Texas
Club Einstein Summer Camp (Spring, TX)
Camp is for students in grades K-4. Club Einstein Summer Camp offers various science-related themes that allow campers to explore and have fun. Campers experience enriching activities with a strong focus on using their imagination.

D.R.E.M.E. Science Literacy Foundation (Houston, TX)
DREME incorporates a two-week teacher workshop and a one-week summer academy/camp for youth, during which teachers apply their workshop training. Hands-on experiments, field trips, and expert guest speakers are included in the program.

Heard Summer Nature Camps (McKinney, TX)
The Heard's mission is to inspire children to discover, enjoy, experience, and restore our priceless environment. Heard Summer Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more!

Learning Fun 101: LEGO Robotics & Engineering (Georgetown, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander & North Austin Area, TX)
Students will learn basic robotic engineering, programming principals, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts while having FUN! Learning Fun 101 challenges student with authentic, hands-on explorations and provides support as they engage in: Questioning, Exploring, Imagining, Designing, Constructing, Inventing, Testing, Observing, Learning, Failing (and trying again).

Nature Discovery Center Summer Science Day Camps (Bellaire, TX)
Summer Science Campers (ages 5 to 10) will spend their days investigating creepy crawlies, participating in wacky science experiments, going out on a grasslands safari, and becoming world wildlife explorers on a quest to study plants, animals, and ecosystems!

Summer Smarts Camp (Frisco, TX)
Join us to learn academic skills for the next grade and indulge in loads of experimental science.

Virginia
Kindle Brilliance (Potomac Falls, VA)
Application of critical thinking enables children to join complex ideas to form their body of knowledge that they use to solve real-world problems. Topics include Model Rocketry, Everyday Physics, Digital Photography, Chemistry with Household Chemicals, Lego® Robotics with NXT 2.0, Hands-on Mathematics, Microscopy, Rubiks' Cube and more.

Wisconsin
Camp Brigham at Cave of the Mounds—National Natural Landmark (Blue Mounds, WI)
Summer science and nature day camps for ages 5-12.

Swift Nature Camp (Minong, WI)
Swift Nature Camp is a Children's Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

Global
London International Youth Science Forum
The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) will be held August 16-30, 2012. LIYSF attracts 350 of the world's best science students aged 17-21yrs old, from 50 countries around the world. LIYSF is a two week residential event held at Imperial College London, with lectures and demonstrations from leading scientists, visits to industrial sites, research centres, scientific institutions and organisations, including world class laboratories and universities.

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