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 2024 Guide to STEM CAMPS and ART CAMPS: (Updated)

Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Enrichment Camps

112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039
973.634.1277, Ages: 4-12
STEM, Day, Camp, Special Needs
Kids between ages 4-12 can spend their vacation learning about engineering, animated moviemaking, video game design, coding, robotics, and architecture through hands-on building fun. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, our LEGO®-based engineering camps give kids the chance to apply real-world STEM concepts while building their own creations. 

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. 

Camp Middlesex at Middlesex College

2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ
732.906.2556, Ages: 5-17, General Day Camp Located at Middlesex College. There is nothing more rewarding than sparking children’s imagi- nation and inspiring them to dream. Participate in a variety of creative and engaging activities including: Arts, Crafts, Cooking, Computers, Dance, Science, Sports, Theater Camp.

Club Sci Kidz North Central Jersey

Chatham, Morristown and Mountain Lakes locations
Ages: PreK - 7th Gr, Club SciKidz offers over 70+ themed camps grades PK-8th. Themes include Astronomy, Meteorology, Sea Adventures, Climate Change, Veterinary Medicine, Robotics, Marvel Stop Motion Animation, Save Our Oceans, Chemistry, Rocketry, American Doll, Wizarding World (Harry Potter), Medicine and Surgery to name a few!  Club SciKidz is your gaming headquarters with three different Minecraft Camps, ROBLOX, and Video Game Factory. Plus coding and programming camps such as Kibo, Ozobot, Sphero and of course LEGO Robotics are offered.

Essex County College - Summer Youth Program

303 University Ave, Newark
973.877.3079, Ages: 6-13, Day Camp
Our program provides educational, social and cultural enrichment activities that play an integral part in the lives of the youth enrolled and includes classes in math, literacy, writing, phonics, STEM, fine arts, performing arts, computers, sports, video gaming/coding, recreation. Field Trips too. 

iGO STEM Camp at STEM Academy

Chesterfield, Edison and Montgomery, NJ, 732.243.9743
Ages: 4-13, Day Camp, STEM
Our STEM based all rounded camp program includes hands-on learning activities filled with STEM, Art & physical activities. Engineering, Chess, Public Speaking, Legos, Music, Dance, Robotics, Coding, Soccer, Karate, Field Trips, Weekly Themes...Half and full day.

International Ivy STEM Camp

Basking Ridge, Chatham, Saddle River, Short Hills, Somerset, Summit, Wayne
Ages: 5-14, STEAM Camp
Weekly sessions with over 50 classes to choose from, including Anatomy, Kitchen Chemistry, 3D Printing, Minecraft, Robotics, Aerospace, Biomedical, Digital Art, Fashion Design, Entrepreneurship & more.

Kids and Teens Learning Academy

400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ, 201-879-5809
Grades 1-12
Fun, innovative and a great way to learn about culinary, science, arts, and computer gaming. Students will have an opportunity to learn and grow. All camp programs are taught by NJ Certified Teachers or Specialists.  

Little Ivy Academy

660 East Glen Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Ages: 6-14, STEAM Camp
At Little Ivy Academy your child can explore the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) when they join our community of kids ages 6-14, who are already Building Robots, Coding Games, Developing Apps and Creating Cool 21st Century Gadgets.
When your child joins us, they will find projects that meet their abilities and concepts that fit their interests! Whatever their skill level, from beginner to advanced, each of our summer camp programs are thoughtfully crafted to give your child this real, hands on experience.

Science Camp at Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, 201.253.1380
Ages: Rising 1st - 8th grades, General Day
A STEM focused day camp. Camp runs Monday through Friday, from 9am- 4pm, with extended care options available. Explore various weekly topics through hands-on activities. Whether your child joins us for one week or all six, there is always something new and exciting to learn!

New Horizons STEM Camps

36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, 973.850.6640, Ages: 2nd - 8th Grade, Day Camp
Immersive, one-week STEM Camps at Drew University! Programs feature Model Rocketry, 3D Printing Labs, Video Game Design, Engineer- ing, and many more! Designed to allow campers an opportunity to take a deep-dive into an exist- ing interest or explore something new!

Robot Revolution 

34 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901
Ages: 4th-8th graders, Day Camp, STEM
Campers learn to build, program and play games with their robots. New games every week. Intro classes available. Half day sessions.

Snapology of Livingston

LIvingston, Parsippany and Madison locations
Ages: 4 - 14 yrs, At our Snapology STEAM summer camps and workshops, we believe that learning should never be dull or monotonous. Instead, we strive to create an environment where children can explore, experiment, and discover the wonders of the world around them. From coding and robotics to art and design, our diverse range of programs caters to every child’s interests and unlocks their true potential! 3 locations in North Jersey: Livingston, Parsippany and Madison

Storming Robots 

Branchburg (or Somerville), NJ 
Ages: 5th-12th graders, Day Camp, STEM
Fostering bright minds in grades 5 to 12 through its robust programs in robotics, computer science with computational thinking. The array of summer programs offered includes: Workshop for the ZeroRobotics Satellites Programming Competition in collaboration with MIT and NASA, hands-on robotics workshops centered on open-source platforms like Arduino, emphasizing full automation, and Algorithmic Programming in C/C++.


Appel Farm Arts Camp - overnight Arts camp

457 Shirley Rd, Elmer NJ 08318
856.358.2472, Ages: 7-17
ACA Accredited, Sleepaway 
An overnight arts camp where campers can be themselves and explore art free of judgment. Small class sizes with mixed age groups in music, theatre, technical theatre, dance, visual arts, photography, media arts, environmental arts, creative writing, sports, swimming.

Glen Ridge Summer Arts Academy

200 Ridgewood Ave, Glen Ridge
Ages: 6 and up.
Explore the Arts this Summer. Featuring Visual Art, Music, Theatre & Nature Study. Explorer Program (ages 6-10) incorporates musical instru ments, visual art, nature, and theatre games! Advanced Concept Program (ages 11+) has “majors” in Music or Visual Art. Full and Half Day


Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Summer Art Camp

68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ 07901
Ages: 5 yrs - teenagers, Day Camp, Arts  Summer Art Camp at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey helps campers take advantage of the wellness benefits of art-making, including boosted self-confidence and improved social and emotional well-being. Offering 10-weeks of creativity featuring projects in painting, drawing, fiber arts, digital art, sculpture, jewelry making, ceramics, printmaking.

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