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.
Energize your kid’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Recharge! Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM challenges. They’ll take apart a microphone to explore its inner workings, build and test a device to launch rubber ducks, and design morphing vehicles for the Super Road Rally! Each activity is designed to inspire curiosity, spark imaginations and give your young innovator the best summer ever. This year, our local camps are being offered in person and at home so your child can experience the fun of Camp Invention no matter where they are! Visit invent.org/local to secure your spot and save!