Kids with a passion for science, technology, engineering, or math can explore their interests in STEM summer camps, as they provide a safe and fun environment to unleash their curiosity with coding, robotics, nature, and even LEGO. There are many science camps to explore in Los Angeles, the South Bay, and the San Fernando Valley. Check out our handpicked suggestions for technology and STEM camp options below.
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Be sure to check in with all the camps listed for info on their schedule for summer 2023. Many camps are still TBD, we will update as more info becomes available.
South Bay STEM Camps
Galileo’s award-winning programs have inspired Kinder through 10th graders to face challenges with creativity and confidence for over 20 years. With a new experience offered every week it’s sure to be an amazing summer.
Aquarium of the Pacific
Dive into fun this summer! The Aquarium camps feature exciting animal interactions, tours, crafts, games, and experiments for kids 7 to 12 years old.
South Bay Eco Kids
South Bay Eco Kids is a program of TeachingGreen, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people love and protect our natural world. At Eco Kids Camp, kids have the chance to get back into nature where they can thrive. No computers, no smart phones, no man-made playground equipment. Just trees and ponds, insects and wildlife, waiting to be discovered and explored.
West L.A. STEM Camps
Camp Tech Revolution at UCLA
“The World’s # 1 Tech Camp” may be an ambitious tagline, but this camp manages to fit the bill. The program is student-centered and helps kids from six to 14 develop new skills every week.
Address: 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
STAR Eco Camp
Science is not only ones and zeroes —but it’s also nature and the environment. STAR Eco Camp provides environmental science experiences alongside exotic animals all summer long. Programs are available for kids as young as TK and up.
Address: 10101 Jefferson Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232.
San Fernando Valley STEM Camps
Professor Egghead Science Academy
This famous academy has over six science camps focused on several areas of interest, including rockets and planes, deductive logic for problem-solving, machine building, exploration, and more of what kids need to master STEM topics. Kids four and a half to nine years old can enroll in the camp.
Address: 5636 San Fernando Rd Ste 101, Glendale CA 91202.
Computer lovers cannot have a better camp experience than a week-long one at ComputerWise Kids, balancing outdoor activities with Minecraft, Roblox, coding, and more! Campers from Kindergarten up to 7th grade can enroll.
Address: 22136 Clarendon St., Woodland Hills, CA 91367
San Gabriel Valley STEM Camps
LA Arboretum Summer Camp
This nature camp is an excellent choice for kids ages five to 10 to experience a hands-on approach to understanding natural science with garden projects, cooking lessons, and more.
Address: 301 North Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007.
Planet Bravo Techno-Tainment
Mixing technology with entertainment, it’s clear Techno-Tainment is one of the best summer camps for kids passionate about multimedia. It combines online with offline activities and ensures indoor and outdoor fun for kids in 2nd through 9th grades. Address: Several locations across Los Angeles
With headquarters in USA and China, Magikid Robotics has expanded its excellent brand of STEM teaching across California. It is more than a robotics camp. Magikid offers coding, game development, video filming, and more for kids ages four and up.
Address: Several locations across Los Angeles.
Code REV exists with the sole intention to inspire kids to learn all there is to coding while having fun, whether it is through Minecraft or robots. Camp is open to students in 1st through 9th grades.
Address: Take a look at the Los Angeles locations here.
As the name indicates, Rolling Robots has a significant focus on robotics. This STEM camp includes robot building lessons, 3D printing, Python coding, and more activities to delight kids ages six to 14 all summer long.
Los Angeles: 2951 S Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064.
Rolling Hills Estates: 704 Bart Earle Way, #201, Rolling Hills Estates, California, 90274.
Glendale: 201 N. Brand Blvd. #B120, Glendale, CA 91203.
Snapology has redefined what it means to be a STEM camp. They have multiple programs available—from basic STEM lessons to LEGO camps, robotics, coding, and more! Camps and classes are open to kids starting at pre-school age and up.
Address: There are multiple centers across the Greater Los Angeles area.
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