Austin-Area Camps that Make You Think: History, STEM, Language, and more
Camps that make you THINK!
The Austin area is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN! The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware.
If there is a history, science, or technology camp that we have missed, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
Idea Lab Kids Summer Camp is ready for a huge, bounce-back Summer in 2021! We have some of the most unique STEM Camps in Austin! Our primary location at 8620 Burnet Rd is set to host 3 camp themes per week, while our 3 "pop up" camps will host 3-6 weeks each. These are located at the Circle C Community Center, St. Gabriel's Catholic School, and St. Andrew's Episcopal School. Our themes this year include Minecraft Coding with Java, Roblox Game Development with Coding, Toy Engineering, 3D Printing, Edible Science, and many more! Age groups are 5-7 and 8-12 years old.
Mad Science & Imagine Arts Academy camp programs are designed with exciting, fun and hands-on science and art activities. Your child will become a junior scientist or artist, having the opportunity to experience a variety of hands-on adventures. Children will design, create, build and assemble a variety of interesting projects. Many different themes are available including artblazers, NASA, robots, engineering, spies, yuckology, wild world, invention and more! Ages 5-12. Programs starting in Spring and Summer with prices ranging from $18-325. Virtual with Supplies delivered to your door or In Person Programs!
Summer Camp at Guidepost Montessori Brushy Creek
Guidepost Montessori is offering fun and educational summer camp experiences for elementary age students 6-12. With Guidepost Summer Camp, your child will have the chance to grow their skills in science, art, creative thinking, and outdoor games while having an amazing time. Weekly themes include Spectacular Structures, Fantastic Fibers, Taking Flight, and lots more. In-person camps start the week of May 30 at Guidepost Montessori Brushy Creek. Cost is $510/week, with flexible drop off from 7:00 - 8:00 am and pick up from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.
Summer camps are open to current Guidepost students and non-students alike! Registration is now open: sign up here to secure your spot. If you have questions, email email@example.com or call (636) 445-5360. We’re ready to have some fun in summer 2022!
Energize your kid’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Recharge! Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM challenges. They’ll take apart a microphone to explore its inner workings, build and test a device to launch rubber ducks, and design morphing vehicles for the Super Road Rally! Each activity is designed to inspire curiosity, spark imaginations and give your young innovator the best summer ever. This year, our local camps are being offered in person and at home so your child can experience the fun of Camp Invention no matter where they are! Visit invent.org/local to secure your spot and save!
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IMACS - Institute for Mathematics & Computer Science
Make summer count! At IMACS, we've been combining serious academic benefits with fun and excitement for three decades with our carefully crafted classes and expertly trained instructors. This summer's STEM camp, which is completely online, immerses students in fun-filled academic pursuits: Logic Puzzles, Coding, and university-level classes in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. These online classes are fun, interactive, and instructor-led. Weekly sessions run Monday through Friday. In just one week, children substantially explore and expand their intellectual world and develop a confidence rooted in genuine advancement of their reasoning skills. Sign up today to begin giving your child the IMACS Advantage!