2021 STEM or STEAM Camps

Listings are continuously being updated for 2021 based on information we collect directly from camps through an online questionnaire.
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FLAGSTAFF


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

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKs). Ages 5-14. Team-building exercises and standards-aligned activities that explore the mysteries of the cosmos through hands-on science investigations. Topics include The Solar System, Galaxies, and Life on Other Worlds. Campers in grades 7-9 will learn how to identify constellations, locate deep-sky objects, and operate portable telescopes. Other activities include hiking, drawing, playing games, and more.


GILBERT


Engineering for Kids/Campo Verde High School
3870 S. Quartz St., Gilbert
480-757-1281engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Ages K-8. An extensive STEM curriculum. Half- and full-day weekly sessions June 1-July 23. $175-$250. Extended care available.

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

Ages 8-15. Minecraft movie making, creative writing with Minecraft, game design, coding. Full-day sesssion five days a week. May 31-July 30. $279 and up. Half- and full-day sessions four or five days a week May 24-July 2. $122-$724.


GOODYEAR



iCode
13185 W Thomas Rd Building 2, Goodyear
623-526-9282icodeschool.com/goodyear114

Ages 7-18. Each camp offers different STEAM-driven activities. Some examples include: Battle of the Robots, Game Development and Design, Raspberry Pi activities, Programming, Coding, etc. Full-day programs on-site and online June 1-Aug. 13. $249-$399. Goodyear and online.


MESA


Arizona Museum of Natural History
53 N. Macdonald, Mesa
480-644-2230arizonamuseumofnaturalhistory.org

Prehistoric Preschool. Ages 4-5. Program includes one in-person, drop-off session and take-home activities that your family can complete at your convenience. 9-11 a.m. or 1-3 pm.  June 7, 8 or 9. $25; $15 members.
Cretaceous Camp (for ages 6 and 7). First day is an in-person visit to a paleontology lab. Then take home a kit to continue the rest of the camp journey online with a prehistoric virtual reality safari exploring giant marine reptiles, dinosaurs and other cretaceous critters. 9-11 a.m. June 14, 15 or 16. $40; $30 members (includes virtual reality viewer).
Cretaceous Camp (for ages 8-10). First day is an in-person visit to a paleontology lab. Then take home a kit to continue the rest of the camp journey online with a prehistoric virtual reality safari exploring giant marine reptiles, dinosaurs and other cretaceous critters. 1-3 pm. June 14, 15 or 16. $40; $30 members (includes virtual reality viewer).


Engineering for Kids/Uptown Jungle
5741 E. McKellips Road, Mesa
480-757-1281engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades K-8. An extensive STEM curriculum at kid-friendly venues where kids can enjoy physical activities and play during the day. Half- and full-day weekly sessions May 24-July 30. $175-$225. Extended care available.


PHOENIX



Engineering for Kids/Creative Castle School
4130 W. Opportunity Way, Phoenix (Anthem)
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Ages 4-11. An extensive STEM curriculum. Half- and full-day weekly sessions May 24-July 30. $175-$225. Extended care available.

Engineering for Kids/Phoenix Coding Academy
4445 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades K-8. An extensive STEM curriculum at a state-of-the-art educational facility. Half- and full-day weekly sessions May 24-July 30. $175-$250. Extended care available.

Engineering for Kids/Sky Zone
4857 E. Greenway Road, Suite A, Phoenix
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades K-8. An extensive STEM curriculum plus access to multiple dodgeball courts, towering rock walls, massive foam pits, sprawling tramopline courts, warrior courses, and more. Half- and full-day weekly sessions May 24-Aug. 2. $175-$250. Extended care available.

Engineering for Kids/Urban Air Adventure Park
4816 E. Ray Road, Phoenix
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades K-8. An extensive STEM curriculum plus access to multiple dodgeball courts, towering rock walls, massive foam pits, sprawling tramopline courts, warrior courses, and more. Half- and full-day weekly sessions June 1-Aug. 2. $175-$250. Extended care available.

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

Camp Innovation. Grades 1-10. Explore STEM concepts through fun, hands-on challenges designed to build confidence, persistence, and creative problem-solving skills. Weekly sessions 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7-July 23. $295-$500 ($260-$450 members).


SCOTTSDALE


Engineering for Kids/Octane Raceway
9119 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades 5-9. An extensive STEM curriculum plus adrenaline-fueled laps around the track. Half- and full-day weekly sessions June 1-Aug 2. $299.

Engineering for Kids/Mavrix
9139 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades 1-4. An extensive STEM curriculum plus unlimited access to games in the large arcade area during breaks, and scheduled bowling and laser tag games throughout the week. Half- and full-day weekly sessions June 1-Aug 6. $175-$250.

Code Ninjas Scottsdale
14891 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 129, Scottsdale
480-361-5260 • codeninjas.com/az-scottsdale/camps

Ages 7-15. Coding skills for for building websites, designing Minecraft worlds and creating video blogs, music and games. Half- and full-day sessions May 31-July 30.


VIRTUAL


Create & Learn
create-learn.us

Online STEM Summer Camps. Grades 2-12. Designed by Google and Stanford experts, camps explore 25+ fun topics including Scratch, Python, Roblox, Minecraft, AI, and Robotics! Small size classes with no more than 5 students. Live interaction with experienced and passionate CS teachers. 100% project-based learning to encourage critical thinking and creativity. Daily or weekly sessions through Aug. 31. $105/camp (original price); discounts up to 33% off now when you register at create-learn.us

Engineering for Kids
480-757-1281 • engineeringforkids.com/phoenix-metro

Grades 3-8. An extensive virtual STEM curriculum via 75-miinute instructor-guided live video sessions. May 24-July 2. $89/week.

iCode
623-526-9282icodeschool.com/goodyear114

Ages 7-18. Each camp offers different STEAM-driven activities. Some examples include: Battle of the Robots, Game Development and Design, Raspberry Pi activities, Programming, Coding, etc. Full-day programs on-site and online June 1-Aug. 13. $249-$399.

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

Ages 2-18. Ignite Learning Academy’s virtual summer programs cost only $75 per household, so all of your children can enjoy the fun. Themes include: Around the World Camp, Arts & Crafts Camp, Drawing Camp, Painting Camp, Cooking Camp, DIY/Pinterest Camp, Hawaiian Hullabaloo Camp, JavaScript Coding Camp, Leading Ladies Camp, LEGO Camp, Mad Science Camp, Outdoor Explorers Camp, Scratch Coding Camp, Wizards & Magic Camp, and Storytime & Craft Camp. A fully accredited private school also offering 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. Half-day programs June 7-July 29. $75/household.

Arizona Science Center
602-716-2000 • azscience.org/events-programs/camp-innovation/

Camp Innovation Virtual Sessions. Grades 1-6. Explore STEM concepts during daily 90-minute Zoom calls, one-on-one instruction from camp staff, additional resources for at-home self-guided extension activities, a materials kit, and optional end-of-day family Zoom calls allowing campers to share their work from the day. June 14-18, June 12-16, June 21-25, July 19-23.

ASU West
602-543-6695 • summerup.asu.edu

SummerUp. Grades 3-12. SummerUp Camps provide live and engaging virtual camp content in a variety of areas including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), art, music, sign language, forensics, cyber security, coding, and more. Half- and full-day programs four or five days a week May 24-July 2. $122-$724.

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 May 31-July 30.

iD Tech
888-709-8324 • idtech.com/virtual

Ages 7-18. Game development, animation, Minecraft, coding, Roblox, app development and more. Full-day programs May 31-Aug. 23. $449/week.

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

Fulton Academy. Ages 6-17.  Virtual programming includes instructor-led and self-paced engineering design challenges and activities with a highly interactive hands-on and inquiry-based approach. Camps explore concepts of coding, circuits, computer aided design, entrepreneurship, engineering design process, and many other STEM competencies. Half- and full-day programs June 7-July 29. $75-$375.


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