Check out the following STEM Summer Camps:
– This company offers a variety of science themed camps throughout Howard, Carroll, Harford and Baltimore Counties.
Cost: varies with program
Contact Number: (410) 998-9855
Maryland Summer Centers
– These are a variety of residential and nonresidential camps with topics such as computer science, engineering, robotics, physics, space science, and environmental science.
Cost: varies with program
Contact Number: (410) 767-0821
Maryland Science Center
– They offer a variety of science themed full day and half day camps.
Cost: $140+, varies
Contact Number: (410) 545-2982
Cecil Science Institute
– Cecil Science Institute (C.S.I) is a premier camp with hands-on fun and innovative activities for kids ages 8-12. Students explore many exciting pathways of science and technology. Half day camps available.
Cost: $135 per 1/2 day weekly section
Contact Number: (410) 392-3366, ext. 628
Harford Community College
– HCC offers summer programs with topics covering subjects such as robotics, engineering, space, electronics, and flight. Half day and full day weekly programs are available.
Grades: 1-6; varies with program
Cost: $175-$234; varies with program
Contact Number: (443) 412-2376
– The Camp Invention program instills vital 21st century life skills such as problem-solving and teamwork through hands-on fun. There are many locations throughout central Maryland, and each camp follows a curriculum that covers a variety of science topics.
Cost: Approx. $220; varies with location
Contact Number: (800) 968-4332
iD Tech Camps
– Offered at Towson University. Curriculum areas include programming, engineering, animation, and robotics. Week long, over-night and day camps available.
Cost: $829-$879; varies by program
Contact Number: 1-888-709-TECH(8324)
Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS)
– A program where military labs run a 1-4 week in-depth hands-on STEM experience for middle and high school students. The purpose of GEMS is to provide introductory experiences in STEM and spark interest among students.
Cost: Student participants receive a small stipend to offset the costs of participating in GEMS.
University of Maryland Young Scholars Discovery
– For two extraordinary weeks, Discovery scholars meet, live, and study with other talented middle school students in many of the same world-class facilities used by Maryland’s full-time college students. Scholars attend class, enjoy field trips and guest speakers, participate in coursework and projects, and engage with other students during seminars and social activities. Students choose a course from topics such as architecture and forensics.
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center
– Paddle the watery world of Otter Point Creek, explore the forest habitat, track down the wild and green things that live around us, and investigate the mysteries of nature in their science lab. Dare to adventure the out of doors and see what fun nature exploration can be!
Ages: 5-17; varies with program
Cost: $90-110; varies with program
– EchoTech Camps offers a STEM week which is designed as a contest for inventive young people who can think creatively and analytically in order to design and build a fast crash-worthy car. They’ll use cutting-edge Vernier equipment to measure variables in their independent investigations.
Hereford Robotics Summer Camp
– At this camp, kids will explore lifting, driving, walking and sensor guiding robots, design robots to complete specified tasks, build robots to participate in robotics competition, program robots to operate autonomously and remote control, and compete in the end of camp tournament.
Math and Science Camp
– An intensive one-week academic program providing students with hands-on learning in the areas of engineering, robotics, and flight & rocketry.
University of Maryland Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
– The camps provide a venue to share cutting-edge science and technology, and to generate interest among budding young scientists. The camps also strive to build confidence in students’ abilities in and perception of science and engineering. The camps are designed with teachers to meet STEM curriculum needs and standards, and to build appreciation for science and engineering. High school camps include specific curriculum goals that are incorporated into students’ fall semester learning and final semester evaluation.