Looking for fun STEM Enrichment Programs for your child?

Parents with a STEM-loving child are always looking for additional science, technology, engineering and math opportunities. Even though such experiences are occasionally available in certain New Jersey schools, it is most important to supplement our children’s education with STEM-focused programs to keep up with our ever-developing, high-tech society. For those who are interested in exploring the world of STEM, here are some of the top STEM programs. Please also visit our STEM Directory for the latest lists.

Montclair Learning Center

360 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
973-744-7464
MLC is a leading-edge STEM learning center, specializing in computer science, learning games, math, science, and technology. MLC provides a variety of STEM-related educational programs throughout the year for students in grades K to 8, as well as their pacesetting STEM+ Summer Camp. At their STEM educational play center, they also offer a range of special STEM-themed birthday party options as well as access to the latest STEM-related toys, games, and books. Year-round programs include: Chess, Code Academy, Little Engineers, KODU Game Labe, Makers Lab, Minecraft, Robotics, Math Programs, Steam, Girls Who Code, STEAM Homeschool, spring and winter minicamps, Chess tournaments, and Minecraft tournaments.

Robot Revolution

24 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901
908-608-8896
Award winning robotics program for grades 4-12. Build, program, and even compete in exciting games with robots of your design. Bring math, science, and engineering together to solve given problems. With the goal to fuel enthusiasm for learning at every opportunity, Robot Revolution offers exploratory programming throughout the year. With school break camps as well as after-school sessions, each class fosters a fun learning environment that mimics the engineering process of design - build - test. Year-round classes also offer the ability to join the competition team.

Bits Bytes Code

21 Kings Rd, Madison, NJ 07940
973-867-0752
Teaching everything technology from typing to coding, robot building, video game designing and career explorations, Bits, Bytes, Code boasts classes for all! Offering after-school classes and evening courses to fit every busy schedule, this collaborative learning environment offers convenient and short, 4-week terms as well as summer camp programming for 6 to 11-year olds, with half-day and full-day options.

Code Ninjas

Locations in Norwood and Westfield
Spark your child’s inner ninja! This immersive environment offers skill development, math enhancements, and teamwork experience, while exploring technology through such programs as coding, game builders club, Minecraft creator, snap circuits, Roblox creator, robotics and more. Camps are offered full or half day for ages 7-14.

Challenge-Island

Multiple locations in Essex and Passaic Counties
862-267-4986
Challenge Island Programs offer a wide array of exhilarating, collaborative STEMtastic programming for kids ages 4 to 14+. Programs are fun and hands-on where children learn creative problem solving and critical thinking skills. Programs are action-packed with options that include after-school enrichment classes, in-school field trips, camps, parties and much more! The ambiance feels party-like as their adventurous tribes tackle high-level thinking challenges at whimsical weekly destinations like Anaconda Squeeze (Rainforest Island), Minotaur’s Labyrinth (Mythology Island) and Wicked Witch Twist (Hollywood Island).

Little Ivy Academy

Multiple location in Bergen and Passaic Counties
201-444-8400
This academy boasts “year-round enrichment for the 21st century” for kindergarten through 8th grade. After-school sessions as well as school break and summer camp opportunities include such programs as Game-Makers, Invention-Makers, Video-Markers, Robot-Makers and Web Developers to name a few. Let your little one, between the age of 4 and 14, explore the wonders of STEAM through Building Robots, Coding Games, Developing Apps and Creating Cool 21st Century Gadgets & Special-Effects Digital Videos. Read More

Tech Smart Training

1 Woodland Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
973-261-5921
“STEAM Classes for Kids” is an exciting opportunity for children ages 6-14 to explore, discover, and learn outside the traditional classroom and be inspired to uncover their passion, gain motivation, and become lifelong learners. Across four Saturdays, students can engage in hands-on, interactive, and fun learning activities in a diverse selection of topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Programs include: Robotics Build & Code, 3D Design & Printing, Block Coding with Spheros, Lego Mindstorm Building and Programming, Programming Rasberry Pi computer, Python, Animations, Photoshop & Illustrator, Building Apps, Intro to Web Design, and Afterschool, Summer Camps, STEAM Saturdays. Read More

Please visit our STEM Directory for the latest lists.