STEM and STEAM Summer Camps in Collin County

STEM and STEAM Summer Camps in Collin County

Looking for a Camp with a STEM theme?

If you are looking for an educational camp for your kiddo this summer, you may like to consider a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) camp.

We’re excited to bring you our guide to the best STEM camps in and near Plano, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Allen and surrounding areas. These options are for elementary school students up to high school students to build and apply their science, math, technology, and engineering skills in informal, creative environments this summer. These camps help students up through high school grow valuable 21st-century skills while having fun. Your child can grow engineering expertise and observational skills, enhance critical thinking and creativity while coding apps and computer games. They can develop increased coordination while learning to pilot drones, or maybe they’ll invent the Next Big Thing.

STEM Camps in Plano

Here are a few of our favorites:

Destination Science

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In person camps cancelled, but they have some fun virtual options.

Destination Science is excited to offer 4 all new online STEM topics each week starting July 6, 2020 through August & beyond to help engage your kids. Join your Destination Science teacher LIVE online Monday- Friday for 2 full hours of hands-on STEM fun.  Each camper will receive:

  • KIT: Science supply kit designed for your topic of choice with accompanying Google slide deck walking kids through each day of learning.
  • TEACHER: Connect LIVE with your Destination Science teacher with our Zoom link.
  • LEARNING: Kids explore STEM science through games, challenges, building, and fun.
  • SCHEDULE: LIVE for 2 hours per day starting at both 9:30am & 1:30pm (PT & CT).
  • VIDEOS: The fun continues with pre-recorded step by step video guides designed to assist your child with an additional 30 minutes/day of project building at their pace.
  • CONNECTIONS: Kids keep the same staff and campmates all week to build true connections with old and new friends.

Fees: $200/wk, Enroll by 6/30/20 & Save $50! (vouchers accepted)

 

Club SciKidz Dallas

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Club SciKidz Dallas offers 28 different themed day camps for kids ages 4-13 in Dallas, Addison, & Plano! Camps run 9am-4pm Monday-Friday from June 15- August 7th (optional extended care available). Come join us for a week of FUN and education!

Club SciKidz was founded on the principle that parents want to provide their children with exciting, challenging, and life impacting academic enrichment experiences. Our company is committed to demonstrating how science works in the real world by providing hands-on activities in veterinary medicine, robotics, forensics, video game creation, food science, paleontology, engineering, chemistry and biology, astronomy, oceanography, emergency medicine and special effects. We believe the variety of our offerings truly appeals to all kids!

Locations:  Dallas, Addison and Plano

Camp Hours: 9 am – 4 pm

Earliest Drop off: 9 am

Latest Pick-up: 4 pm

Price: $250 – $300 per week

Grades: Pre-school  through 7th

Discount for Plano Moms: Multi-session and Multi-sibling discounts are automatically applied during our checkout process.

 

Bricks, Bots and Beakers

B3 has been offering STEAM-based full day and half day summer camps in Plano, Frisco & Allen for the past 6 years. It features eleven different weeks of summer camp, at six locations. Each camp is full of activities that center around the theme. Kids can expect to do tons of fun science experiments, engineering builds, code, art projects, games, and team building activities, as well as explore their own unique interests within the week’s theme. Our approach fosters collaboration, continuous discovery and a love for learning.

  • 21 different themes to choose from to suit your child’s interests.

  • Over 20 (half day) or 40 (full day) academically oriented, hands on STEAM activities each week. Activities are super engaging and kids actually have fun learning!

  • We not only focus on STEAM but also on soft skills, such as public speaking, creative problem solving,  teamwork, etc.

  • Before and after care available.

  • Early bird, sibling and multiple camp discounts.

Locations: Plano, Frisco & Allen

Camp Hours: 9 am – 4 pm

Earliest Drop off: 8 am

Latest Pick-up: 5 pm

Price: $150 – $300

Grades: K-5

Discount for Plano Moms: $20 off on full day camps at our STEAM Lab location SUMMER2020

 

STEM Summer Camps Plano TX

SciTech Discovery Center

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***UPDATE*** Summer Day Camps at Sci-Tech – No summer is complete without camp!  Our Day Camps are back, June 15 – Aug 7.  STEM Day Camps for children entering 1st-4th grade in the fall and MAKER Day Camps for children entering 5th-8th grade.  Learn to collect and analyze forensic evidence, program robots and drones, solder and build with hand tools, and mix up some chemistry fun.  Camps have been updated with new policies and procedures that follow recommended CDC, American Camp Association, State, and City guidelines to ensure safe and healthy summers for everyone.   Learn more at mindstretchingfun.org/summer-camp-2020/ Starting at $275 a week, with Extended Day options available.”

Our STEM Camps introduce kids to science and technology in the world around them. They can explore physics and engineering. It’s all fun and games until it gets messy… then it’s AWESOME!

Our MAKER camps are ideal for kids who love to tinker, disassemble, invent and create. Campers can use hand tools for big wooden builds, learn to code, assemble circuitry, and engineer mechanical devices.

Camp Hours: 9 am – 4 pm

Earliest Drop off: 8 am

Latest Pick-up:  5 pm

Price: $250 – $350

Grades: 1st through 8th 

Taste Buds Kitchen

Taste Buds Kitchen look forward to welcoming you to their kitchen this summer! Also offering at home cooking club – https://tastebudskitchen.com/plano/online-cooking-classes/. The week of online camp runs Monday to Friday. Each day your child will make delicious recipes and play kitchen games. Get ready for some kitchen fun — this will be the highlight of your week!

Camp Hours: 9 am – 4 pm

Earliest Drop off: 9 am

Latest Pick-up:  4 pm

Price: $50 – $250

Grades: pre K through 10th 

 

Some other ideas

  • Camp Pursuit
  • Coding with Kids
  • iCode Summer Camps
  • Little Medical School
  • Tech EdVentures
  • TechnoWiz Kids
  • Bricks 4 Kidz
  • Code Ninjas
  • Kids RoboTech Club
  • iD Tech Camps
  • UT Dallas Coding Camp
  • Growing IQ Summer Camps
  • Code Wizards HQ
  • Girls Who Code
  • Summer Discovery Camps
  • Perot Museum

And so many more! We know you are looking for those Summer Camps nearby! If you’d like to download your own E-Guide, you can do that too!

We hope this Guide is useful to you. Please ensure to check directly with Camp providers for the most up to date and accurate information. Check out our full Summer Camp Guide for more information.

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