STEM Camps in the NYC Area

STEM Camps in the NYC Area

Find a STEM camp for your child in our guide to math, science, and tech camps for kids in the NYC area, including programs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County/Bergen County, and Fairfield County, CT.

 

New York City

Brooklyn

BASIS Independent Brooklyn

556 Columbia St., Red Hook

718-643-6302

One of the world’s most renowned STEM focused schools offers weekly summer camps for kids in grades K-9. Traditional day camp is available for children K-5, while older kids can chose from an arts camp, digital photography camp, Minecraft camp, science enrichment camp in biology or astronomy, foreign language immersion camp, and educational game design camp.

 

BK Bots

361 5th Ave., Park Slope

Weekly day camp for kids ages 7-14 taught by a mechanical engineer and a former high school math and physics teacher. Each week campers learn computer programming, build and battle Lego robots, and more.

 

Bricks 4 Kidz

66 6th Ave., Loft #2, Prospect Heights

Williamsburg Northside School, 299 N. 7th St., Williamsburg

347-699-3095

This weekly day camp for kids entering grades 1-5 combines learning and Legos. Campers work with trained teachers and explore specially designed Bricks-4-Kidz models, Lego games, and more.

 

Bright Horizons STEM in the Studio All Summer Long!

175 Kent Ave., Williamsburg

718-302-1113

This camp offers weekly and monthly enrollment plans, and includes exploration of music and art as well as biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and engineering.

 

Curious Jane

Berkeley Carroll, 701 Carroll St., Park Slope

Williamsburg Northside School, 299 N. 7th St., Williamsburg

International School of Brooklyn, 477 Court St., Carroll Gardens

The Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave., Clinton Hill

718-369-6320

This science day camp is specifically for girls entering grades 3-6. The camp focuses on science, design, engineering, and creativity with hands-on activities and projects aimed at inspiring girls.

 

i2 Camp at Poly Prep Country Day School

9216 7th Ave., Bay Ridge

646-650-2900

With a junior camp (grades 5-6) and a senior camp (grades 7-8), i2 camp offers campers weekly programs in engineering, game design, robotics, and more.

 

Mad Science

JEI Learning Center, 7721 18th Ave., Bensonhust; 718-534-6990

Mazel Day School, 2915 Brighton 6th St., Sheepshead Bay; 718-368-4490

This weekly day camp caters to kids in grades 1-6. Program options include Eureka the Inventor’s Camp, Robot Engineers, Flight Academy, Forensic Science, and more.

 

Poly Prep Country Day School Innovation Space Camp

9216 7th Ave., Bay Ridge

646-650-2900

Weekly activities at Poly Prep’s Innovation Space Camp allow campers to create interactive games and programs, explore technology and electronics, create robots, and even use a 3-D printer to bring their virtual designs and ideas to life. 

  

Manhattan

American Museum of Natural History Adventures in Science

Central Park West at 79th St., Upper West Side

212-769-5100

Both three-day workshops and weeklong day camps are available for kids from pre-K through fifth grade at the museum. Camps are designed to expose campers to science through hands-on investigations, activities, and tours of the museum. Camp programs include AstroAdventures, ArcheoAdventures, PaleoAdventures, Ocean Adventures, and more.

 

Camp Intrepid

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex, Midtown West

646-381-5166

Nine weeklong day camps at the Intrepid Museum allow kids ages 5-13 to explore the science behind the museum. Camps are broken down into smaller age groups, and weekly programs include Intrepid Inventors, Spy Science, Space Creations and Spin Offs, Submerged: Science of Submarines, and more.

 

Hollingworth Science Camp

Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W. 120th St., Upper West Side

212-678-3851

This camp introduces kids in kindergarten through fourth grade to life science, physical science, and environmental science with hands-on, interactive, and dynamic activities.

 

iD Tech Camps

New York University, East Village

Marymount Manhattan College, Upper East Side

888-709-8324

The weekly programs at this day camp for kids ages 7-17 focus on software programming, game design, and animation. Campers are divided up into age groups to learn code, app development, game development, web design, and more.

 

Launch Math & Science Centers

173 W. 81st St, Upper West Side

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68th St., Upper West Side

Tribeca Community School, 124 Hudson St., Tribeca

212-600-1010

In this one-week day camp, kids ages 4-12 can learn to code, build robots, explore chemistry, and more. Camp programs include Rocket Science, Rockin’ Robotics, Actions & Reactions, Boundless Biology, and Coding & Gaming.

 

Maker State

St. Vincents High School, 151 E. 65th St., Upper East Side

Seward Park Co-op, 266 E. Broadway, Lower East Side

917-780-2345

This day camp for makers ages 7-12 offers two hands-on STEM projects each day. Weekly themes include wearable electronics and spy gear, rocket science, and Lego Mindstorms robotics.

 

RoboFun Summer Camp

2672 Broadway, Loft A, Upper West Side

212-245-0444

RoboFun offers hands-on technology camps for kids in grades K-6. Weekly programs include Lego Robotics, Coding Game Design, and Stop Motion Animation.

 

Science Teacher Sarah’s Science Adventure Kids

112 W. 14th St., Chelsea

646-374-1721

This weekly camp involves three field trips a week to many of the city’s scientific institutions and museums, combined with two days of experiments in the classroom.

 

STEAM Kids Lab

Shelter Studios, 244 W. 54th St.

347-491-0257

In eight weekly sessions, kids from kindergarten through eighth grade can learn code, build their own website, create video games and short animations, and more. Includes soccer games in the morning and recess in Central Park.

 

Summer STEAM Camp

Marymount School of New York, 1026 5th Ave., Upper East Side

212-744-4486 x8355

A month-long camp at the Marymount School of New York for kids in grades 2-5 combines on-site laboratory and scientific exploration with weekly field trips around the city’s many scientific institutions and museums. Topics span from natural science to math and gaming to robotics and more.

 

TEKIntellect

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68 St., Upper West Side

The Town School, 570 E. 76 St., Upper East Side

Friends Seminary Campus, 222 E. 16 St., Lower East Side

Lower Eastside Girls Club Center for Community, 402 E. 8 St., 3rd Floor, Lower East Side

Friends Seminary Campus, 222 E. 16 St., Union Square

In eight week-long sessions, campers in kindergarten through eighth grade learn to design and construct mechanized models with Lego, basic programming, and more, along with lunch and recess in Central Park, field trips to the American Museum of Natural History, and more.

 

Queens

Engineering Camp at JEI Learning Center

256-10 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks

718-347-3138

This once-a-week summer class is for kids ages 8-10. Campers learn about engineering, build Lego Robotics, and more.

 

Mad Science

JEI Learning Center-Auburndale, 200-13 32nd Ave., Bayside

347-408-4098

Mad Science offers weeklong day camps (with after-care options) and “after-camp” sessions for kids in grades 1-6. Program themes include robot engineering, forensic science, inventing, and more.

 

RoboMind Tech

185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows

718-264-7626

RoboMind’s weekly STEM camps run throughout the summer for kids ages 6-14. Programs include project-based immersion robotics programs, model 3-D projects for practical LEGO application, robotics competition training, and more. Each week is based on a theme such as dinosaurs or space. After hours, there is a special studio camp for children ages 4-10.

 

Long Island

Nassau County

Cradle of Aviation STEM & Space Camp

Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City

516-572-4111

These five-day minicamps are led by museum educators. Programs include and Engineering Camp and Rocket Science Camp.

 

Destination Science

Adelphi University, 1 South Ave., Garden City

Jericho Jewish Center, 430 N. Broadway, Jericho

Shelter Rock Church, 626 Plandome Road, Manhasset

Temple Beth Am, 2377 Merrick Ave., Merrick

The Church of St. Jude, 3606 Lufberry Ave., Wantagh

Additional locations in Suffolk County

888-909-2822

This weekly science day camp is for curious kids aged 5-11. Themes include Amazing Superhero Science, Dino-Robot Creators & Raging Chemistry, Rock ‘n Roll Gizmos & Gadgets, and Roaring Rockets & Astronaut Devices.  

 

Hofstra University Science Education Camp

Hofstra University, Hempstead

516-463-6600

During two jam-packed weeks, campers touch upon many different science disciplines, from chemistry and physics to nutrition. Morning camp is for kids entering grades 2-5, while afternoons are for campers in grades 6-9.

 

iD Tech Camps

Adelphi University, Garden City

888-709-8324

The weekly programs at this day camp for kids ages 7-17 focus on software programming, game design, and animation. Campers are divided into age groups to learn code, app development, game development, web design, and more.

 

Mad Science

Locations in Carle Place, Farmingdale, Garden City, Glen Cove, Massapequa, Merrick, New Hyde Park, Old Bethpage, Old Westbury, Port Washington, Syosset, and Wantagh

516-620-6768

This weekly day camp caters to kids in grades 1-6. Program options include Inventor’s Camp, Robot Engineers, Flight Academy, Forensic Science, and more.

 

Science Museum of Long Island

1526 N. Plandome Road, Plandome

516-627-9400

This two-week-long day camp is for children from nursery school through seventh grade, with counselor options for older students. Additionally, mini one-day sessions are available in late June and early July. All areas of science are explored through fun activities.

 

Suffolk County

Camp Harbor STEM Program

17 Three Sisters Road, Saint James

631-584-5555

This STEM-focused weekly day camp is for kids in grades 1-8. Campers will learn the basics in chemistry, physics, biology, forensics, and astronomy with fun, age-appropriate activities.

 

Destination Science

Locations in Babylon, Commack, Huntington, Lindenhurst, Sayville, Setauket, and Stony Brook

888-909-2822

This weekly science day camp is for curious kids ages 5-11. Themes include Amazing Superhero Science, Dino-Robot Creators & Raging Chemistry, Rock ‘n Roll Gizmos & Gadgets, and Roaring Rockets & Astronaut Devices

 

Mad Science

Locations in Commack, Port Jefferson Station, Islip, and Shoreham

516-620-6768

This weekly day camp caters to kids in grades 1-6. Program options include Eureka the Inventor’s Camp, Robot Engineers, Flight Academy, Forensic Science, and more.

 

Maritime Explorium Summer Makers and Explorers Camp

101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson

631-331-3277

This weekly camp gives children ages 3-9 the opportunity to explore the Port Jefferson Harbor front and shore while learning about technology and engineering. During Kidoyo Filmmaking and Coding Week from Aug. 24-28, kids ages 6-9 can learn code and filmmaking with Kidoyo in the mornings before spending the afternoons exploring outdoors.

 

The Science Academy Camp at Park Shore Day Camp

450 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills

631-499-8580

This science-enrichment camp for children in grades 1-5 runs two-week programs. Campers learn about robotics, engineering, life science, physical science, and coding, with a New York State certified teacher in every classroom.

 

NYC Suburbs

Westchester County, NY

Challenge Camp

School of the Holy Child, 2225 Westchester Ave., Rye

914-779-6024

Campers in grades K-9 can explore design and mechanics in LEGOTech or architecture in the Bright Lights, Big City program. Other subjects include gaming, technology, and photography.

 

Computer Adventures: Bits, Bytes & Bots Summer Camp

605 Millwood Road, Mount Kisco

914-218-8175

Children ages 6-16 will learn about game design, robotics, programming, and app development, among other programs, while exploring today’s cutting-edge technology.

 

Destination Science

75 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont

77 Kensico Drive, Mount Kisco

29 Castle Place, New Rochelle

200 Forest Ave., Rye

25 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown

39 N. Broadway, White Plains

511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers

888-909-2822

From robotic creations to chemistry experiments, campers grades K-6 build on their curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking skills through hands-on experiments.

 

Engineering for Kids

westchester@engineeringforkids.net

Offering camps specific to engineering, Lego robotics, and electronic game design, Engineering for Kids has locations in Briarcliff, Harrison, Rye, and Yorktown.

 

Mad Science

Locations in Armonk, Chappaqua, Croton-on-Hudson, Harrison, Scarsdale, Yorktown

Campers in grades K-4 explore themes such as forensics, rocket launching and design, chemistry, and other hands-on science activities.

 

Next Level Day Camp

The Ursuline School, 1354 North Ave., New Rochelle

914-341-1488

In summer camp sessions, kids ages 7-14 have the opportunity to pursue creative thinking in STEM areas such as electronics, coding, and robotics.

 

Sylvan EDGE

White Plains Sylvan Learning Center, 180 S. Broadway, White Plains

914-948-4116

Offering coding, advanced STEM concepts, and other problem-solving programs for children in grades pre-K through 12, Sylvan EDGE aims to help children develop skills in game design, robotic development, and more.

 

Rockland County, NY / Bergen County, NJ

Bergen County Academies Math Competition Camp

327 E. Ridgewood Ave., Paramus, NJ

201-343-6000

Students entering grades 5-9 learn foundational concepts of math while gaining experience as future engineers, inventors, and non-routine problem-solving individuals.

 

Destination Science

Rockland Community College, 145 College Road, Suffern

888-909-2822

From rockets to gizmos and gadget creations, Destination Science offers summer programs to children entering kindergarten through grade 6.

 

Dwight-Englewood Summer Connections

315 E. Palisade Ave., Englewood, NJ

201-227-3144

From exploring literature to building their own designs using technology and development, campers in grades pre-K through 12 experience a variety of enriching programs at D-E Summer Connections.

 

Goddard School

334 Spook Rock Road, Suffern

845-368-3773

Using play-based learning opportunities, campers are immersed in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics programs. Camps include computer coding, cooking chemistry, and robotics, among other themes.

 

International Ivy Summer Enrichment Program

Ridgewood Montessori School, 70 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus, NJ

908-899-1338

With more than fifty classes to choose from in technology, science, visual arts, math, and business, children ages 5-14 will explore many disciplines to satisfy their interests and creativity.

 

Mad Science

Bardonia Elementary, 31 Bardonia Road, Nanuet

Challenger Center, 225 Route 59, Airmont

Felix Festa Middle School, 30 Parrot Road, West Nyack

Pearl River Middle School, 520 Gilgert Ave., Pearl River

845-294-5434

Children in grades 1-6 experiment, explore, and learn real world science techniques through discussions, activities, and demonstrations.

 

Rockland Community College Summer Camps

145 College Road, Suffern

845-574-4451

Campers in grades 2-9 will learn about biology, chemistry, robots, and rockets with creative projects and take-home science gadgets at the Rockland Community College Summer Camps.

 

Fairfield County, CT

CompuChild

1017 Post Road E., Westport

203-921-7905

Students ages 4-13 explore robotics and are introduced to the world of technology through hands-on learning.

 

Computer Camp at Fairfield University

1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield

877-248-0206

Kids ages 8-17 have the opportunity to participate in more than 20 technology workshops in digital media, coding, web design, app development, and more.

 

Norwalk Community College: College for Kids

188 Richards Ave., Norwalk

203-857-7080

Offering programs in math, engineering, science, and robotics, NCC offers classes in all STEM disciplines showing campers how to program video games, build robots, or make art using geometrics.

 

Russian School of Mathematics: Stamford Summer School

2810 Long Ridge Road, Stamford

860-952-2002

The Russian School of Mathematics is dedicated to helping students in grades 1-6 learn and comprehend mathematics while also preparing them for high school math. 

 

The Discovery Museum & Planetarium

4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport

203-372-3521

Children in grades K-9 can participate in week-long programs exploring forensics, the ocean, rocket design, and more. Maker programs allow children to become immersed in models, design, and robotics.