Robotics Camps, STEM Camps & Art/Design Camps in NJ are fun for kids...

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 and ART Directory for latest camp listings.

Here is our 2022 Guide to STEM CAMPS and STEAM CAMPS:


Bergen Community College Summer Learning Academy for Kids and Teens

Paramus, NJ  
Spark your intellect and discover a hidden talent. Develop a new hobby and take your skills to the next level. Whatever your interests are, you can broaden your imagination and learn valuable knowledge. Their Kids and Teens Summer Learning Academy offers classes for students from Grade 1 to Grade 12; from fun and enriching activities, to summer high school academic programs. Choose from exciting STEAM and STEM programs, music, performing arts, culinary arts, computer/gaming design, creative writing, reading and mathematics programs (which we make fun!), and so much more.

Camp Invention 

Multiple Locations throughout New Jersey
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. 

House of Dezign

Chatham, NJ
Fashion School dedicated to teaching all students, young and old, about fashion and design.  Offering fashion camps for kids and teens. "We take pride in creating a safe space for students to learn and express themselves through the many design classes that we offer". Starting with the beginner friendly, summer fashion camps are filled with fun and inspiring lessons. Each week, students will explore their creativity, improve concentration, and connect through a common interest. They’ll learn essential techniques including how to use a sewing machine and how to sew by hand. They’ll understand the importance of sustainability, explore fashion history, and illustrate their very own designs. And guess what? All students showcase their work of art at the end of each week!  


Chesterfield, NJ, Edison NJ and Montgomery, NJ
Interactive and hands-on explorations and discoveries for kindergarteners through 8th grade students. Full and half day programs are available showcasing science, engineering, robotics, arts & crafts, exploring the digital world, puppet works, baking, public speaking, globe trotting, wacky inventions, computer programming, as well as karate, soccer and chess. There is so much for students to experience with iGO Stem.


Throughout New Jersey and virtually
International Ivy promotes creativity and hands-on learning for students between the ages of 5-15 in subjects such as Robotics, Video Game Creation, Computer Programming, Minecraft, Technology & Design, Science, Engineering, Math, Business, Language Arts, Visual Arts and Humanities and more. All classes are weekly, Monday to Friday. Families can enroll for one week or multiple weeks, full-day or half-day.

Robot Revolution ROBOTICS Camp

Summit and Edison, NJ

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


Camp Middlesex Youth Enrichment Programs 

Edison, NJ
Day Camp, Art/Design/Making, Performing Arts, Sports, STEM, CoEd, 7 - 15 years
Located on a beautiful, grassy, tree-shaded 200-acre park-like campus at Middlesex College. Join us for an amazing and safe summer experience! Affordable weekly summer classes that allow for a flexible summer schedule. Children develop important lifelong learning skills with instruction from experienced and qualified instructors. Our programs promote creativity, imagination and personal growth. Students become more social and make new friends, and gain confidence. Creative and engaging activities with hands-on learning to enhance and improve skillset. Pick from an assortment of classes featuring hands on Arts & Crafts, Black Rocket STEAM Computer Camps, Cooking Camps, Diplomat Chess Camps, Nike Sports Camps, Super Science for Kids Camps and more!

Camp Newark Museum of Art 2022

Newark, NJ 
Day Camp, Art/Design/Making, Music, STEM, CoEd, Ages 3 - 14 years
Join us for 6 weeks of building community through project-based learning where campers can develop their skills in art and science.  Classes include: Art-Making, Science Experiments, Maker, Planetarium, Yoga, Music & Movement and Funday Fridays (games, team-building activities and more). Campers will have a one-hour break, which includes lunch and recess.   Pre- and after care available.

Dwight-Englewood School

Englewood, NJ
Day Camp, Art/Design/Making, Music, Performing Arts, Sports, STEM, CoEd, ACA
Toddlers, Elementary School Aged, Tweens, Teens
We're back in session IN PERSON for this upcoming Summer Connections 2022 Season. Our programs will run from June 27-August 5 serving learners of all ages from preschool through high school. We're exploring the Hero's Journey as our major theme for the summer and have built exciting Discoveries, Adventures, and Immersive offerings in the performing and visual arts, STEM leadership, cooking, coding, chess, sports, dance as well as traditional credit-bearing academic areas such as writing, math and lab sciences. Registration for our programs opens January 15, with an early-bird special that runs through March 15.

Essex County College Summer Youth Program

Newark Campus & West Caldwell Campus
Day Camp, Art/Design/Making, Performing Arts, Sports, STEM, CoEd, 5 - 13 years
Each summer, Essex County College opens its doors to children entering grades 1 - 8.  Our Summer Youth Program provides academic instruction, recreation, and cultural indoor and outdoor activities.  Programs offered include, math, literacy, writing, test prep, video gaming, coding, cooking, fine arts, acting, arts & crafts, STEM and Entrepreneurship. Youths have the opportunity to explore and develop self-interests through a variety of academic, skill building and artistic enrichment classes offered for future growth and development.  Classes are offered at convenient times and can be mixed and matched to tailor the experience of youth needs and interests.  Tuition offered at a modest cost.

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Summer Art Camp

Summit, NJ 
Day Camp, Art/Design/Making, CoEd, 5 - 17 years
Art Camp for Kids (ages 5-9), Saturday Art Camp for Kids (ages 5-9), Art Camp for Tweens (ages 10-12), Art Camp forTeens (ages 13-18), Ceramics, digital art, drawing, jewelry design, fiber art, printmaking, fashion design, painting, and more!


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