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Find the Joy of Teaching at Camp Invention

For over 30 years, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® has partnered with educators across the country to offer Camp Invention®, our K-6 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) summer program.

The National Inventors Hall of Fame provides Camp Invention Instructors with everything they need to easily implement each year’s curriculum. Many educators who get involved with camp look forward to returning year after year because they appreciate the difference it makes in the lives of their students.

This summer’s program offers expanded teacher benefits, including:

  • Increased stipends payable through direct deposit
  • Two free Camp Invention registrations, excluding additional fees required by the program site
  • An enjoyable way to earn CEUs upon district approval
  • Exceptional support from National Inventors Hall of Fame regional representatives
  • A turnkey curriculum that’s far easier to implement compared to traditional summer school
  • Transferable teaching strategies and professional development to create immersive STEM experiences in the classroom


Hear What Educators Like You Are Saying About Camp Invention!

"Thank you, Camp Invention, for your part in providing this wonderful curriculum and such a fun and exciting way to be with students. You're inspiring students and rejuvenating teachers."
—Dale H., Camp Invention Instructor


"I really enjoyed all aspects of being a Camp Invention Director — greeting parents; solving problems; supporting the Instructors and LIs [Leadership Interns]."
—Karen L., Camp Invention Director


"This is my fifth year as an Instructor for Camp Invention. The lessons and materials provided make things fun and creative, so we can teach the lessons and not worry about gathering supplies, videos, etc."
—Nan B., Camp Invention Instructor


"While I love being in the classrooms and observing the units, as a Director, I find most meaningful the joy on children's faces when they come in each morning and their endless fascination."
—Debbi R., Camp Invention Director


“I loved how fun the curriculum was! It was fun to teach, which meant it made it fun for the students to learn. I was able to really get into the character of a scientist working in a laboratory and play it up to make it engaging for the students. It was a blast!”
—Sara C., Camp Invention Instructor


"The curriculum was fantastic. The guides for each track were great and easy to follow. The camp ran smoothly because of the great resources provided."
—Missy W., Camp Invention Director 

Learn About the Many Benefits of Teaching at Camp Invention

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