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 children who are possibly interested in exploring the world of STEM, may want to visit some of these local STEM schools, programs, and camps listed below.  You can also visit our STEM Directory for latest list.

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. Read More

Camp Invention 
Multiple Locations throughout New Jersey
800-968-4332
As promoted on their website, “Camp Invention ® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life. Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into kids' natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem-solving.” Offered to students from K-6th, as well as 7th-9th this program transforms curiosity into innovation. Programs offered include: Club Invention, STEM Maker Lab, Invention Project and Leadership-in-Training to name a few. Read More

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 ambience 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). Read More

Close Encounters with the Coast 
18 Hartshorne Dr, Highlands, NJ 07732
732-291-0055 
Offering interactive, hands-on programs connecting kids to the coast in a way they will never forget, this special program focuses on coastal ecosystems, marine life, and habitat. With such offerings as Sandy Hook, Wreck Pond, and Delaware Bayshore, these are fun, educational, scientific programs exploring the importance of our environment. Read More

Code Ninjas
500 Livingston St, Norwood, NJ 07648
201-267-2633
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.  Read More

iD Tech
Multiple locations throughout New Jersey
888-709-8324 
At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 learn to code, design video games, produce videos, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!  iD Tech also offers all-girls tech camps and teen-only academies. Additional programs include coding, game developing, robotics and design. iD Tech is rated the #1 top tech camp by over 150 of the world’s top universities.  Read More

International Ivy
61 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901
908-899-1338

International Ivy strives to promote the best learning environment for students between the ages of 3-15 in a variety of subjects. They offer classes in STEM, STEAM, Robotics, Video Game Creation, Computer Programming, Digital Design, Minecraft, Science, Engineering, Math, Business, Academic Preparation, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and more! International Ivy has grown to be one of the largest academic and technology enrichment programs in New Jersey. Kids will learn, explore, and have a fun summer camp experience! These learning opportunities are offered in multiple locations throughout New Jersey. Please see their website for further information. Read More

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

Mercersburg Academy Summer Program
300 E Seminary St, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6225

Nestled in the mountains of south-central Pennsylvania, Mercersburg Academy's beautiful campus provides the perfect setting for a wide range of opportunities for learning, personal growth, and most importantly, fun. Each summer, participants take part in an array of programs, ranging from Mercersburg Adventure Camp to various Enrichment, Arts, STEAM, and Sports Camps. With fun, hands-on learning, kids can explore engineering, programming, 3D printing, textiles, and metal fabrication. Read More

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 new 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.  Read More

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. 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


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