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2023 Camp Invention Inspires Kids to Explore Summer STEM Fun at the Skate Park and With Animatronic Robots

In the newly announced 2023 program, Wonder, campers will design their own mini skate park; throw a party celebrating creativity and innovation; transform a robot that mimics sounds into a one-of-a-kind animatronic stuffie; and design their own mini pop-up business!

Camp Invention Inspires Kids to Explore Summer STEM Fun Underwater and in Outer Space

In the newly announced 2022 program, Explore, campers will design a tank for their robotic fish; experiment with animation and materials science; explore distant moons; and construct their own marble arcade!

Camp Invention Offers Safety, Flexibility and Fun in 2021 Program

Now more than ever, kids need fun, open-ended experiences that can help them build their problem-solving power and make their own creative mark on the world. That’s exactly what Camp Invention® delivers.

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Spin art, marble arcades and a helmet from Top Gun?

Spin art, marble arcades, and a helmet from Top Gun? Who knew summer camp could be this fun? Recently, students at William B. Wade Elementary School enjoyed four days full of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities through the partnership and support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).

Camp Invention 2022 a hit with young participants

In one classroom, spinning robots flash white lights amid a red circle in the dark as part of "cutting-edge ocean research." Another is transformed into a "spacecation" as campers use volcanoes to make space pizza while vacationing aboard a "spacecraft." It's all part of Camp Invention 2022 at Ivy Tech Community College.

Mulvane Schools Host Inventive Summer Camp

Mulvane Public Schools hosted a STEM-focused summer camp for the first time in July. The camp, called “Camp Invention,” has operated for more than three decades, with the goal of building confidence and problem-solving skills in students through hands-on STEM activities.

Camp Invention Returns to Bethel Park

Students attending Camp Invention had the opportunity to meet James Edward Maceo West, in a way, by listening to a recording by the developer of the technology used in 90% of all microphones built today.

Students Get Hands-On Learning at Camp Invention in Fort Smith

At Camp Intervention, elementary students from across the River Valley are learning science, technology, engineering and math skills. "I'm here to learn and have fun and I'm doing both right now," 10-year-old Denton Black said. "It's helped me learn more, I've become smarter."

Kids and Staff are Happy to Return to In-Person Camp

It’s a camp all about inventing, and it’s been around since 1990. Mark Seifert started Camp Invention in Rochester years ago. The same camp also takes place in Byron. Siefert says kids are happy to be back.

Local Camp Invention Program Now Available in Action-Packed, At-Home Format

Camp Invention at home reaches far beyond what families have come to expect from “virtual” learning — balancing active, independent hands-on exploration with opportunities for socialization from home.

Enriching Education: Camp Invention Connect

Summer learning has no boundaries, as Camp Invention Connect™ offers children the opportunity to attend weekly national editions of its acclaimed STEM enrichment camp.

Avondale Elementary Offers Summer Camp for Kids to Recharge at Home

Avondale Elementary School will host a summer camp that children can experience from the comfort of home, according to a press release.