2022 STEM or STEAM Camps

Listings are continuously being updated for 2022 based on information we collect directly from camps through an online questionnaire. Please verify all information directly with camps. 
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Camp Invention
Valley wide.  invent.org/programs/camp-invention

Grades K-6. A confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by qualified local educators, our camps offer new and exciting hands-on activities every year. These camps will build confidence, encourage persistence, foster creativity, and teach problem solving. $245/session. May 31-July 22.


Engineering for Kids
Valleywide • 480-779-8184 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenixmetro
Engineering for Kids is Arizona’s #1 STEAM summer camp! We partner with the coolest kid-friendly and fun facilities so kids ages 4-14 can have fun and learn all summer long! We offer the most comprehensive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum: Drones, 3D Printing, Lego, Robotics, Video Game Design, Programming, Minecraft and engineering concepts. Full- or half-day options; sibling discount, early bird discount, payment plan.


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W Pepper Place. Mesa. 480-644-2468 or ideamuseum.org/camps

Summer Wonder Camp. Campers ages 6-12 will embark on an exploration of imagination to create a “Wonderland” and investigate the world around them. Planned hands-on art and STEAM activities. July 11-15. Half-day runs 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Full-day runs 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half day camps are $76-$85 and full day camps are $170-$190.


Mad Science of NE Phoenix
2701 E. Thomas Rd STE 1, Phoenix. 480-222-2233• madscience.org
Mad Science is offering a wide variety of camps this year at our location for ages 5-11. Build your own Robot in our Robot Recruit, discover the joys of Archeology with Underground Explorers, learn how crimes are solved with Chemical Cells and Crime, discover new Chemistry experiments with Crazy Chemworks, begin journey into Space with NASA Astro Innovators. All Camps have hands-on activities for the kids and take home experiments. June 13-July 29, half and full day available. $130-$260.

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. 602-716-2000 • azscience.org/events-programs/camp-innovation/

Camp Innovation. June 6 – July 29, 2022. Grades 1-10. Explore STEM concepts through fun, hands-on challenges designed to build confidence, persistence, and creative problem-solving skills.


Code Ninjas Scottsdale
480-361-5260 • codeninjas.com/az-scottsdale/camps

Ages 7-15. Virtual options for in-person summer camps include coding skills for for building websites, designing Minecraft worlds and creating video blogs, music and games. Half- and full-day sessions.


Color Wheels Mobile Art Room
Palm Valley Community Center in Goodyear. 602-291-3457 or colorwheelsAZ.com

Ages 5-14. Triple Decker Summer Camp will offer 3 sessions covering water fun, sea and space exploration, and hot air balloons! Science experiments, games, and art projects will keep kids busy all summer long. May 23-June 23, $160 per session.


Create & Learn
create-learn.us

Grades 2-12. Weekly sessions designed by Google and Stanford experts, camps explore 25+ fun topics including Scratch, Python, Roblox, Minecraft, AI, and Robotics.


iD Tech
888-709-8324 • idtech.com

Ages 7-18. Game development, animation, Minecraft, coding, Roblox, app development and more.


Ignite Learning Academy
480-660-6474ignitelearningacademy.com/summer

Ages 2-18. A fully accredited private school also offering virtual academic programming to minimize learning loss, fill gaps, or allow your child to get ahead. Summer Smarts program for grades K-8 shores up areas of reading and math, as well as traditional summer school courses for grades K-12.


Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Outreach & Recruitment
480-965-2272outreach.engineering.asu.edu/camps

Ages 6-17. Camps explore concepts of coding, circuits, computer aided design, entrepreneurship, engineering design process, and many other STEM competencies.


Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff. 928-233-3280 • lowell.edu/visit/locks

Ages 5-14. Team-building exercises and standards-aligned activities that explore the mysteries of the cosmos through hands-on science investigations. Campers in grades 7-9 will learn how to identify constellations, locate deep-sky objects, and operate portable telescopes.


Playful Digital Learning
520-485-8658 • pdlpdl.com

Ages 8-15. Minecraft movie making, creative writing with Minecraft, game design, coding. Camps are available virtually on Outschool.com


Play-Well Teknologies
Various locations across Arizona • 602-317-7448 • play-well.org/camps

Ages 5 – 12. Dream it, build it, wreck it, repeat in our Lego-inspired engineering camps! Campers learn about science, technology, engineering and math while playing with Legos. They’ll engineer interesting projects, engage in critical thinking, work collaboratively and explore STEM concepts.

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