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Why Educators Love Teaching at Camp Invention

For more than three decades, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) has partnered with thousands of educators across the country to inspire students through the innovative programming of Camp Invention®.

This acclaimed summer enrichment program brings joy and excitement to both teaching and learning. Developed using credible research and directly informed by world-changing inventors, our education partners often say they love implementing each year’s brand-new, tested curriculum.

Additionally, our turnkey solution provides a step-by-step curriculum guide and all the materials each participant needs for a successful experience, so for many educators, implementing our program provides them the opportunity to creatively engage with students in ways not always possible during the academic year.

We invite you to learn a few reasons why, year after year, educators love teaching at Camp Invention!


Stipends and CEUs

All educators who sign up to teach at Camp Invention receive generous stipends payable through direct deposit, a letter of recognition from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and a certificate representing three CEUs.*



NIHF makes teaching at Camp Invention seamless and hassle-free by providing a complete program curriculum, all materials, training and dedicated support. The program undergoes a 20-month testing and development process to ensure that educators have a seamless teaching experience.


Transferable Classroom Skills

Camp Invention is developed in collaboration with the world’s most accomplished inventors and infused with transferable teaching strategies you can use in your in-person or online classroom.


Hear what educators like you are saying about Camp Invention

“I loved the flexibility of the program to meet the needs of all campers and families. The kits were AMAZING; the teaching resources and materials were also fantastic and made our Coaches feel well prepared and confident.” Christine P., Mount Horeb, WI

“The organization and ease of implementation was paramount. For someone who has never done Camp Invention, it was easy to figure out and implement with fidelity.” Dana D., Blacksburg, VA

“There is so much wonderful support before and during the program. I always feel like I’m giving the students the best opportunity to engage in STEM thinking. The quality of the curriculum is outstanding and engaging.” Erica K., Jeffersonville, IN


Learn more about Camp Invention

Visit our website to sign up to teach Camp Invention at a school near you, or to bring the program to your district today!


*Acceptance of CEUs is subject to your state or district continuing education requirements.

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