Now available in an engaging at-home format, Camp Invention® has inspired millions of children across the country for more than 30 years, offering hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities that invite them to invent solutions to real-world problems. Often, children have so much fun, they don’t even realize they’re learning.
Developed in collaboration with our National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Inductees, this year’s brand-new curriculum, Recharge, is our most flexible and inclusive program yet.
Read below to learn why Camp Invention Connect™ is the best virtual STEM camp to meet the needs of parents who want to provide an engaging summer experience from the comfort of their home.
Hands-On Learning From a Distance
Our tested Camp Invention Connect program delivers everything children need to complete hands-on activities throughout the week right to their doorstep. From camp exclusive items like a golden wireless microphone in Open Mic and materials to build a transforming all-terrain vehicle in Road Rally, to everyday items like scissors, tape, markers and pipe-cleaners, campers have all the supplies necessary to begin innovating on day one.
Live Instruction and Collaboration
Camp Invention Connect features live online sessions led by a certified educator Coach who guides children through a collection of engaging games and activities. While online, campers can make new friends and work together on their inventions. In addition to the daily instruction, each day offers multiple collaboration sessions where campers can team up, socialize and have fun.
Camp Your Way
Camp Invention Connect offers flexibility, making it possible for children to experience the program in the way that works best for them — from attending live virtual sessions throughout each day to enjoying a completely unplugged and self-led experience — we have set the program up to accommodate it all. For those that want to join the live sessions, you will have a full five-day schedule with corresponding Zoom links making it super simple to join. For those who opt for unplugged, along with all the materials you need, we will ship you step-by-step Inventor Logs to tackle each STEM challenge at your own pace. If they prefer to spend part of the day away from the screen, and the rest of their time online with their friends, they can do that as well!
What Are Parents and Children Saying?
“Gavin had a wonderful time. I was skeptical as he’s not a fan of virtual learning, but this was a completely different experience. I am super impressed with how you were able to keep everyone engaged. He was so happy all week. Thank you so much!”
– Sarah, Camp Invention Connect Parent
“The materials were engaging and fun, and at the perfect level for my child to feel confident enough to work independently. I am impressed with how well this program allowed my child to express her creativity. This is the happiest she has been in weeks.”
– Debbie, Camp Invention Connect Parent
“My son is the only child at home, so for him to be able to connect online with other kids, collaborate and just talk to other people his age was something he has been missing not being able to go to school. He danced and sang the camp song around the house for hours after the sessions were over!”
– Jennifer, Camp Invention Connect Parent
“This was different from our online school because we got to talk to other kids, and I didn’t have to just figure things out on my own. It was nice to be led by someone who helped me understand it. There were so many activities and they were really fun.”
– Lydia, Camp Invention Connect Camper
Reserve Your Spot Today
With weekly sessions conveniently available from June through August, Camp Invention Connect is an ideal option for families who want a virtual summer camp that adapts to their unique needs. This program is also perfect for parents working from home who would like to give their child activities that will keep them engaged throughout the day.
To learn more about Camp Invention Connect, we invite you to visit our website.