STEM camps and other Phoenix-area camps that make you think: History, Nature, and more
Camps that make you THINK!
The Phoenix area is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN! The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. If there is a history, science, nature, or technology camp that we have missed, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
High School Workshop in Experimental Economics at Chapman UniversityA free camp for high school juniors & seniors June 24-28, 2019
For over a decade, the Vernon L. Smith High School Workshop in Experimental Economics at Chapman University in Orange, CA has introduced rising high school juniors and seniors to economics with a free, weeklong workshop. No previous knowledge of economics is necessary, only a desire to learn! Attendees grasp economic concepts via innovative experiments that leverage the latest in computer technology to immerse participants in institutions that are merely described in textbooks and traditional lectures. As one recent attendee put it: “Economics is considered as [a] ‘dismal science,’ but the experiments make it fascinating! Click here for the application. The seminar is free, though you need to make your own housing arrangements. The deadline to apply is April 12th 5:00pm PST.