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Camp Invention Inspires Children to Overcome Obstacles

For 30 years, Camp Invention® has been guiding children to be confident and persistent, and to use creative problem solving to overcome obstacles. In the unprecedented times we’re all experiencing, these lessons are even more valuable.

2020 Camp Invention Curriculum Flies High, Inspires Design Thinking and Saves the Environment

Camp Invention® builds confidence and problem-solving skills in young innovators through hands-on, fun activities. In the newly announced 2020 program, Elevate, campers will explore the principles of flight, design their own sports facilities and protect ecosystems. And at the end of the program, each camper will bring home a robot!

Camp Invention Features Deep Sea Mystery, Robotics, Superheroes and High-Tech Farming

The Camp Invention® program introduces young innovators to invention and innovation in a way that makes the process relatable and fun.

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Virtual Camp Invention sparks creativity

Shelley Smith’s third and fourth grade students logged in to their final Google Meet meeting of Camp Invention. Their robots were nearby. When Smith gave the signal, the students turned on their robots so they played music, flashed lights, and spun around.

Students take on STEM challenges at Camp Invention in Carson City

Robots, sports complexes and water purification systems came to life in the hands of creative campers this week at Bethlehem Lutheran School’s Camp Invention, a nonprofit summer enrichment program for youth.

Camp Invention Adjusts to Offer Lessons at Home

This program is for any student and any student can learn from it.

I Just Signed My Kids Up for Camp Invention - Here’s Why

Like many parents, I’ve got a number of concerns bouncing around my head these days. One of the big ones is whether my kids will actually go back to school at all this year – and what that could mean for them academically.

Camp Invention Offers Hands-On Problem-Solving

Camp Invention builds confidence and problem-solving skills in young innovators through hands-on, fun activities.

Middleton’s Camp Invention Sparks Ideas with Innovative Problem Solving, Collaborative Projects

Collaboration, sharing ideas and problem-solving were front and center, along with fun, as kids programmed DIY robots, created inventions for a deep sea mystery, and more at this year’s Camp Invention, which was held at the Fuller Meadow School.

Camp Invention at CLC Makes Learning Fun for Kids

Summer is always the time of the year for kids to go to different camps to learn and have fun. Typical summer camps usually consist of basketball or band, but this past week, 120 kids went to Central Lakes College to take part in Camp Invention.

Ideas Sprout from Camp Invention’s 'Chaos’ at Grandview Heights Schools

Megan McCauley led the Farm Tech station at this year’s camp, held June 3-7 at Edison Intermediate/Larson Middle School.

Parenting Hack: Camp Invention

Camp Invention® goes beyond just teaching science, technology, engineering and math. It also provides a unique experience for children to learn about the importance of intellectual property from actual NIHF inductees, aka some of our nation’s top inventors.