STEM camps in the Charlotte area and other camps that make you think: history, nature, and more
Camps that make you THINK!
The Charlotte area is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN! Below it are 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!
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!
PROJECT SCIENTIST SUMMER STEM ACADEMY
Project Scientist celebrates the advancement of females in STEM by inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers. At the Project Scientist Summer STEM Academy, girls ages 4 to 12 dive deep into exciting topics that will prepare them to solve the world's greatest problems, including renewable energy, aerospace engineering, invention and technology entrepreneurship, and biomedical engineering. Your girl will explore the exciting world of STEM by participating in hands-on experiments, going on field trips to top STEM companies, and meeting accomplished female scientists and engineers! Our Academy is hosted at the esteemed Johnson & Wales University Charlotte. Get 10% off your total bill using code PARTNER10.
2020 Academy Schedule
6/29 - 7/3: Biomedical Engineering and Dissection
7/6 - 7/10: Aerospace, AI and Automation
7/13 - 7/17: Science of Play and Entertainment
7/20 - 7/24: Technology, Robotics and Code Design
7/27 - 7/31: Invention and Tech: Entrepreneurship for Good
8/3 - 8/7: Environmental Health, Climate Change and Renewable Energy
PARI - Pisgah Astronomical Research InstituteEmpowering today’s campers to become tomorrow’s leaders in space and science discovery
For over 20 years, PARI has helped campers explore STEM and space science though our residential summer space camps for kids in grades 6th - 12th taught by professional astronomers and space scientists. Located on a prior NASA communciations site in the beautiful North Carolina mountains, campers can explore the universe, plan missions, and enjoy using equipment used in satellite tracking and communications. We bring out enthusiasm and eagerness to learn, build confidence to accept challenges, and strengthen problem solving skills. Come explore the universe with us and gain experiences that last a lifetime. Visit our website and sign up today!