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Which are the best STEM Camps near me in Collin County

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 a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) camp.

We’ve done the homework for you and found the best STEM Camps and STEAM camps in Collin County. You can also search through our huge Summer Camp Guide.

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STEM Camps near me in Plano

Here is our Guide to the best STEAM and STEM Camps near me in 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.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Club SciKidz Dallas

Club SciKidz Dallas is the area leader in “STEAM” summer day camps for children ages 4-13 with 12 locations in Dallas, Plano, Garland, Lewisville, Prosper, and Wylie.

With 39 unique camp themes, such as chemistry, veterinary medicine, robotics, video game design, paleontology, and MANY more…they truly have something for every child in your family!

Each camper completes 20 hands-on activities during their week at Club SciKidz Dallas. They also incorporate team-building activities and outdoor game time to create a fun, fast-paced day that will fly by for your camper. 

Dallas International School

The DIS Summer Enrichment Camp is a 6-week program open to all and designed to provide campers with the opportunity to explore a wide range of activities in a safe and caring environment.

This camp is designed to give campers ages 3 to 17 experiential learning activities and a chance to explore a wide range of interests in a safe and caring environment.

Destination Science

Destination Science proudly focus on science-based activities to encourage STEM  learning year-round.

Over 15 STEM activities and make & take projects weekly, three science stations per day, plus games, challenges, silly songs, and all the friendship & fun of camp.

Destination Science’s energetic, professional educators make learning fun!

Camp Invention

Inspire your child’s creativity and watch their confidence soar with the all-new Camp Invention® program, Illuminate.

Campers in grades K-6 will team up with friends for hands-on, open-ended STEM fun. 

They’ll design their own light-up ball game, explore the science of illumination, tackle global water challenges, and star in a prototyping game show.

Each experience is designed to spark curiosity, build persistence, and create an unforgettable summer.

North Texas Performing Arts

Theatre camps are a great way for children to explore literature in a fun and creative way. Kids will transform into a superhero, a princess, or their favorite storybook character as they bring popular stories to life on stage at North Texas Performing Art’s exciting theatre summer programs.

With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from their professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

Bricks, Bots and Beakers

For over 10 years, B3 has been creating meaningful opportunities for children to experience a full range of STEAM activities through camps and classes.

They have over 20 different themes to choose from to suit your child’s interests. Over 25 academically oriented hands-on STEAM activities each week.

Flour Power Cooking Studios

Calling all budding chefs and culinary adventurers!  Get ready to stir up some fun at Flour Power Cooking Studios Summer Camps!

Their summer camps are the perfect blend of learning and laughter, where young chefs can explore the art of cooking in a supportive and engaging environment.

With themes like Wizardly Kitchen and Cook Like and Influencer to Cake My Day, they have something for everyone!  Each day is a new culinary journey filled with hands on activities an delicious discoveries.

Join Flour Power for a summer filled with food, friends, and fantastic memories at Flour Power Cooking Studios.  Reserve your spot today and let the culinary adventure begin!

Creator Camp

Are you looking for a summer experience that offers more than just fun, but also fuels your child’s creativity, critical thinking, and tech skills? Look no further than Creator Camp, right here in Plano!

Ages: 6-13.

UTD Summer Chess Camp

Classes are for kids ages 8-17.

Classes are small with a low student-to-teacher ratio.

Kids are grouped by ability, age, experience and instructor assessment. UT Dallas Chess Camp will attempt to group friends and relatives upon request.

Gem Center

TWO amazing summer camp options – Summer Fusion Camp and STEM Camp starting May 28th.

Flexibility is the key – Choose the camp and weeks that fit your family’s holiday schedule.

Special Plano Moms Discounted rates: starting at $174 per week.

  1. Summer Fusion Camp blends learning with play, ensuring every day is filled with excitement and discovery.
  2. STEM Camp: From robotics and coding to hands-on experiments and challenges, our STEM camp offers a dynamic learning environment where curiosity thrives.

Some other ideas

  • Code Galaxy Summer Camp
  • Rice University Tapia Camps
  • Techie Factory
  • Challenge Island
  • GearMinds STEM Academy
  • Camp Pursuit
  • Coding with Kids
  • iCode Summer Camps
  • Little Medical School
  • Tech EdVentures
  • Bricks 4 Kidz
  • Code Ninjas
  • iD Tech Camps
  • UT Dallas Coding Camp
  • Growing IQ Summer Camps
  • Girls Who Code
  • Perot Museum

We hope this Guide is useful to you!


  • Mel

    Hi! I'm Mel. I moved to Dallas with my husband and 3 kids from Sydney, Australia at the end of 2013. When I'm not on the sidelines of the soccer field cheering on my oldest son, my family loves to get out and explore all that Texas and the USA have to offer. We love road trips and camping and all things travel and get away as often as we can. I keep busy with volunteering at my kids' schools and in my community and love working with Plano Moms!

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