Camp Invention Parent Resource Center

Find everything you need to prepare for camp.


Find a program near you and register online today! If you’d prefer to register by mail, download our registration form and then complete your form and mail it to our headquarters.

Refer Your Friends

Join our Refer a Friend program and help friends save $30 when they register their kids for Camp Invention®. You’ll earn an Gift Card each time a new family registers with your unique link. Camp is more fun with friends, so click below and start sharing!

Share on Social

Your young innovator will be eager to show you what they’ve created each day at camp — and we want to see their inventions, too! Share photos with us on social media using #CampInvention

Follow Us

We’d love for you to join the rest of our Camp Invention family. Follow us on social media to keep up with news about camp, try out our STEM activities and discover more fun content as you get ready for camp.

Countdown to Camp

Get excited for the first day of camp! Use the link below to create a paper chain representing the number of days left before your program begins. Your innovator can remove one link each day and as the chain shrinks, the anticipation grows!

Connect With Your Child’s Teacher

Help your child's teacher(s) better understand their learning style by sharing from their time at Camp Invention. Use this personalized letter to help introduce your child to their teacher(s) by adding details about their skills, interests and goals in order to support them in the coming school year.

Get Ready for Your In-Person Camp
Together with friends, your innovator will have the best experience of the summer at Camp Invention! Check out the resources below as you prepare for all the fun of your child’s in-person camp.

Prepare for Your In-Person Program

Send your innovator on a scavenger hunt for recyclable items they’ll use for prototyping at camp. You’ll also need to prepare a lunch, drink and snack each day (unless notified otherwise), and be sure to provide any medication information on the first day.

Get a Sample Schedule

Wondering what each action-packed day will bring? Take a look at this example schedule to find out what your camper can expect at their in-person program, from collaborative creativity to outdoor fun and games.

Read Our Daily Newsletters

Once camp starts, you’ll hear plenty of updates about camp from your child, but you can also check back to see what they’ve been up to with our Camp Invention Daily! (If your location is not running the Wonder program, you will receive alternate newsletters from your Director.)

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Get Ready for Your At-Home Camp
During an at-home camp program, your child will connect and collaborate with friends to create the best experience of the summer! See examples below of resources you might use to prepare, and stay tuned for new versions for next summer's program.

Prepare for Your At-Home Program

Getting ready for camp is easy because we ship an Innovator’s Toolkit packed with materials straight to your door. When it arrives, your young innovator can use it to set up their very own makerspace! Just be sure to keep all the materials in their respective bags so you’re ready for the first day of camp.

Get a Sample Schedule

Wondering what each action-packed day will bring? Take a look at this example schedule to find out what your camper can expect from their at-home program, from collaborative creativity to outdoor fun and games.

Dive Into the Experience

Get excited for all the hands-on fun and find out how to have the best camp experience possible! Check out all the digital resources we’ve provided to enhance every activity.

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Look for Emails From Your Program Coach

Your Camp Invention Connect® Coach will send you daily emails during the week of your program to share updates about what your child does each day and ideas to keep the innovation momentum going!

Still Have Questions?

We’re here to help! Click the button below to check out our FAQs, and remember you can always contact our team with any questions at 800-968-4332.