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10 Awesome Things to Know About Camp Invention

There is so much to love about Camp Invention®, the energetic STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) summer program designed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame®. To summarize what we love most about this awesome, innovative experience, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 things to know when you’re considering signing your child up for camp!

Camp Invention is:

1. A week of fun, hands-on STEM learning.

Since 1990, camp has been filled with creative, high-energy challenges and real-world problem solving that introduces important STEM concepts in action-packed, kid-friendly ways.


2. Created for grades K-6.

The curriculum is designed to be easily adjusted by Camp Invention Instructors for younger or more advanced learners, so you can be sure your child will experience the appropriate level of challenge and engagement.


3. A safe space to experiment, make mistakes and try new things.

To instill a sense of confidence and a spirit of persistence, Camp Invention teaches children that the only way to truly fail is to give up. We encourage campers to take risks and follow their curiosity – because we often learn the most by making mistakes!


4. Brand new every year.

To keep things fresh and exciting for new and returning campers, Camp Invention offers four all-new experiences as part of each year’s new program.


5. A nationwide program led by local educators.

Camp Invention can be found in communities all over the country. When you send your child to a program in your area, you can be confident they will be sharing their camp experience with people who know your community best – local, qualified educators!


6. Designed to be enjoyed by every kid.

Camp provides an inclusive and accessible experience with unique challenges that cover a wide variety of interests each year. With opportunities for STEM learning, artistic creativity and active games, camp is made to engage and inspire all kids.


7. A great environment for making new friends.

Collaboration is encouraged and celebrated at camp. Sharing ideas, teaming up to create something incredible and cheering each other on are all regular occurrences throughout the week. With so many ways to work together, new friendships are formed every day!


8. Developed to build confidence and spark creativity.

Camp isn’t just about STEM learning — it’s about fostering growth in every camper. So we provide ample opportunity for children to follow their creativity, express themselves and build confidence in their ideas. We believe that every idea has value, and we want kids to believe it too.


9. Inspired by world-changing inventors.

Our curriculum is inspired and directly influenced by our world-changing Hall of Famers. Every experience introduces kids to these innovative role models as empowering stories of diverse inventors and impactful inventions are explored throughout the week.


10. Supported by a friendly customer service team.

Our enthusiastic team is just one call away and always eager to help. If you have any questions about our program or registration, please reach out to our customer service team at 800-968-4332.


Ready to Sign Up?

To find more information on this year’s all-new program and to register your child for an exciting week of camp near you, we invite you to visit our website.

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