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Best STEM camps for kids

Best STEM camps for kids

Have fun learning all about robots, space, technology and much more in STEM camps for beginner to advanced students.
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The best STEM camps unleash every child's creativity while they build lifelong skills! STEM, the acronym, represents the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: the most important skills in today’s tech workforce. With 35+ fun camps designed by experts from Uber, Airbnb, Google, MIT, and more, your child will learn all sorts of science, technology, engineering, and math concepts in a collaborative environment. Find the perfect STEM camp to fit your schedule with flexible options including camps that run four days a week, two days a week, and once a week during the summer, winter, and more.

Science coding camps for kids

Learn all about NASA, quantum physics, and computational biology with cool science coding camps.

NASA STEM Club

NASA STEM Club

Grades 1-4
Explore the mysteries of outer space science with fun projects
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Intro to Computational Biology

Intro to Computational Biology

Grades 6-12
Learn how to use code to decipher your biological code -- understand what makes you YOU
Atom Secrets & The Periodic Table of Elements

Atom Secrets & The Periodic Table of Elements

Grades 2-6
This 4-session course offers a fun and engaging introduction to the fields of Chemistry and Quantum Physics! The Atom Secrets course explores atoms, subatomic particles and the Periodic Table of Elements, over four 50-minute sessions meeting once a week. The course introduces students to 54 atomic elements, while exploring advanced concepts such as electron orbitals, covalent and ionic molecular bonds, and the structural organization of the Periodic Table. The course materials include 54 full-color cartoon Atom Flash Cards, emailed to students as printable PDFs, designed by Pixar animation artist Glenn Kim (whose film credits include The Incredibles, Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc). A full-color illustrated Periodic Table of Elements is also provided. In addition, Review Handouts are provided for each class session. These printable resources are included with course registration.Parent Review: "I dare say this was my son’s favorite class ever! Wonderfully knowledgeable teacher. Excellent communication and materials."

Technology camps for kids

Discover cutting-edge real-world applications as you learn Python and more in technology camps.

Scratch Ninja

Scratch Ninja

Grades 2-5
Code games and animations with the #1 beginner classes
Python for AI

Python for AI

Grades 5-12
Dive into a Real-World Top Programming Language
Junior Hackers - Smart and Safe on Internet

Junior Hackers - Smart and Safe on Internet

Grades 2-5
Learn all about computer security and how to use the internet safely
Coding with Roblox Studio

Coding with Roblox Studio

Grades 4-8
Create your own Roblox games and world using Roblox Studio with coding

Robotics camps for kids

Find out how to make smart devices work and robots that compete in robotics camps.

Junior Robotics

Junior Robotics

Grades 2-4
Code your robot to move, sense, lift, and more - all in virtual worlds.
Robot Adventures

Robot Adventures

Grades 4-8
Design, build, and code robots - Mission accomplished!
Lights & Beats with Micro:Bit

Lights & Beats with Micro:Bit

Grades 2-4
Code lights, sensors, and even radio with this powerful little device.
Smart Devices: Arduino for Kids

Smart Devices: Arduino for Kids

Grades 4-9
Create with circuits and Arduino - the foundation of smart devices

Engineering coding camps for kids

Join engineering camps to bring fascinating websites and apps to life.

Mobile Coding for Apps and Games

Mobile Coding for Apps and Games

Grades 4-7
Create Powerful Mobile Apps and Games Using Intuitive Block Coding.
Cloud Computing for Web Apps

Cloud Computing for Web Apps

Grades 6-12
Build advanced scalable web apps using Cloud Computing
Build Your Web

Build Your Web

Grades 5-12
Build Your First Web Pages, and Learn How the Internet, Browsers, and Web Work

Minecraft camps for kids

Don't just play games - create them! Learn all about game development in Minecraft camps.

Minecraft Modding Quest

Minecraft Modding Quest

Grades 2-5
Solve puzzles, build, and create games with fun coding in Minecraft
Minecraft Code to Mod

Minecraft Code to Mod

Grades 5-9
Learn to code games, stories and cool buildings to life in Minecraft!

Math camps for kids

Discover the mathematical fundamentals of machine learning in math camps.

Mathematical Fundamentals of Machine Learning

Mathematical Fundamentals of Machine Learning

Grades 6-12
The technology company IBM, founded in the early 20th century, cites more than 150 zettabytes of data will require analysis by 2025. With the abundance of data, artificial intelligence (AI) like machine learning (ML) is essential to solving some of the most challenging problems. In this course, students will gain exposure to the core mathematics behind basic ML-powered solutions in data analysis and become empowered in the critical field of AI. The curriculum includes an introduction to Bayesian decision theory, parametric estimation (e.g. maximum likelihood estimation) and dimensionality reduction, coupling theoretical lessons with hands-on exercises to enforce learning. We look forward to meeting you!

Learn more about kids STEM camps for every season: summer camps, winter camps, spring camps, Thanksgiving camps, and New Year camps.

Explore free STEM camps for kids

Create games, win challenges, and explore all sorts of cool fields with free STEM camps for kids this summer (or winter!). All of these camps are free of charge for elementary through high school students. Get live expert guidance in a small-group setting, with a curriculum designed by Google, Stanford, and MIT professionals. Find the perfect STEM camp to get started today!

Our small group classes, live video experience, and awesome teachers set every child up for success. Unleash a whole new world of wonder when you get started today.

What to expect from our online STEM camps for kids

Create & Learn's STEM camps offer kids a safe environment to learn alongside their peers with live instruction from an expert. All of our camps keep kids engaged with project-based learning, and a proven inquiry-based method of instruction. That’s why today our award-winning STEM camps have been recognized by Minecraft, HulaFrog, and more.

  • Easy scheduling: Choose from structured weeklong camps (4 consecutive days) available in multiple time zones.
  • The #1 curriculum: Have fun learning STEM with lessons designed by Google & Stanford experts.
  • Earn a certificate: Celebrate with a personalized Certificate of Achievement to mark each milestone
  • Personalized attention: Enjoy a maximum of 5 students per instructor. which means more progress and more play.
  • 100% happiness guarantee: We offer flexible scheduling and a satisfaction-guarantee refund.

Benefits of learning with virtual STEM camps for kids

STEM stats show that the fastest growing and highest paying careers are STEM fields. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations are projected to grow over two times faster than the total for all occupations in the next decade according to the U.S. Labor Department. STEM camps help kids develop essential 21st-century skills including communication, problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, and more. During camps kids have the opportunity to practice STEM concepts and apply them in hands-on activities and real-life scenarios, reinforcing everything they’ve learned. Here are a few ways learning about STEM can benefit your student:

  • STEM problem solving fosters skills such as critical thinking, creativity, independence, and confidence
  • Working on a STEM problem in a group promotes teamwork
  • Defending an approach to a STEM problem promotes public speaking and discussion skills
  • Pick up new skills from the comfort of your home
  • Get access to the best instructors from around the world

How to pick the best STEM coding camp for your student

If you’re curious about how to pick the best place to begin learning STEM, here are a few quick tips to get you started in the right camp:

  1. Your child's grade: The first consideration should be your child’s age group. Make sure the camp you pick has their grade level listed.
  2. Prior coding experience: The majority of our students begin with Scratch Junior for students in K-2 grades; Scratch Ninja is a great place to begin for 2nd to 4th graders; while Accelerated Scratch is an excellent starting place for older children. If your child has prior coding experience, check out our curriculum to find the best fit for you.
  3. Budget: Purchasing a complete program such as the Scratch Program can help you save.
  4. Schedule: Pick a schedule that matches your child's time preferences. If they're a night owl, pick an evening class.
  5. More questions: If you're not sure where to start, you can always email us at support@createandlearn.us, and we'll get you set up.

STEM resources for kids and teens

Get started with fun STEM contests, all sorts of holiday STEM activities, and STEM toys' inspiration!

  • STEM competitions and contests: Discover a list of 25+ competitions for students of all ages, ranging in focus areas from math to the environment.
  • Halloween STEM activities: If you're looking for a way to tie your child's love for trick-or-treating, mischief, and scary tales with picking up valuable lifelong STEM skills, look no further.
  • Thanksgiving STEM activities: Thanksgiving STEM activities are the perfect way to keep kids engaged in education throughout the holiday season.
  • Winter STEM ideas: Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or the New Year, you can find many options (many of them free) for elementary and middle schoolers to partake in over the winter break.
  • Valentine's Day STEM activities: Enjoy fun Valentine's Day STEM activities, ideas, and challenges. All of these are easy to do online and some are even free.
  • Spring STEM activities: Creative spring STEM activities for kids are a great way to get outside this season! Here are four of our most favorite outdoor activities.
  • National STEM Day activities: National STEM Day is on November 8th and celebrates science, technology, engineering, and math throughout the United States.
  • STEM facts and figures: Did you know it’s really important to start STEM education early? According to a study from UC Irvine, developing math skills early leads to future academic success in all subjects.
  • STEM stats: Millions of people across the US work in STEM. While the stereotype tech worker is a young person in Silicon Valley, the statistics tell a different story.
  • STEM robotics: Learn what STEM robotics is, why it's important, and where it falls in a STEM education.
  • Girls in STEM: Discover some current statistics and trends related to female representation in technical fields.
  • Best homeschool STEM curriculum: Learn everything you need to know about STEM homeschool. We'll reveal the best ways to learn STEM, what to look for in a curriculum.
  • Best STEM classes: According to a 2016 Google report, 84% of parents, 71% of teachers, and 66% of principals believe that computer science is as important as any other subject. Check out some of the best virtual STEM courses to begin your learning adventure.
  • STEM holiday gift guide: See 15 great products that will get kids excited about building, creating, and thinking scientifically (whether they know they are or not)!
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