Summer Camps – Completed Second or Third Grade

Technology and Engineering Camps  |  All Day Science Camps  |  Completed Second or Third Grade

Camp Hours: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Seek out inspiration in technology camps that promote creativity, critical thinking, and imagination through invention, game design, media production, and programming. Morning and afternoon extended hours available.

Nonmember: $279 | Holiday Week: $224 | 3-Day Week: $169

MOSI Member: $209 | Holiday Week: $168 | 3-Day Week: $127

 

Computer Artists
July 31–August 4
Use simple-yet-powerful tools such as Paint.NET and Magical Voxel to create digital works of art that will amaze your family and friends! Let your creativity run wild as you learn the basics of computer graphics and make your own pixel creations to take home.

Green Screen Creatures
July 24–28
Take your imagination to a whole new level by creating fantastic adventures using the power of green-screen technology. Compete in a Pokémon tournament with a 3D Pikachu at your side, fly through the air, and film yourself exploring a Minecraft castle. Take pictures and make movies of yourself in places like outer space or the center of the earth.

Code Lab 101
July 17–21
Anybody can code! Ignite your PC passion by making puzzles, interactive stories, and mini-games. Master the language of computers and boss them around! Work with drag and drop coding tools like MIT’s Scratch to jump start the fun. There is no need for previous programming experience to have a great time coding in this camp!

Junior Game Designers 
July 10–14
Create your very own video games that will amaze your friends and family. Discover the exciting world of video game creation with Microsoft’s Kodu, RPG Maker, Scratch, and other game design tools. Learn how programming, art, and imagination come together to make popular games. Beginners welcome!

Make Minecraft Art and 3D Memes
July 3–7 • No camp on Tuesday, July 4
Be the ultimate fan by making 3D art, T-shirts, jewelry, and more for your favorite video games, TV shows, or movies. Build real Minecraft blocks, make funny “let’s play” videos, or use the laser cutter to make Star Wars decorations. Learn to use technology to create one-of-a-kind fan art for your favorite band. This camp is totally about the stuff YOU like!

Toy Design, Inc.
June 26–30
Tired of toys other people made? Design your own toys including plushies that light up and blink! Use kid-friendly sewing and electronics to make a circuit inside your toy. Learn to use Pepakura designer to create paper-craft animals, robots, dragons, and more. Meet actual toy designers and discover your talents to create projects you take home.
LEGO Inventors
June 19–23
Think outside the box by making original LEGO creations from ancient castles to zoos in outer space. Get your creativity on by designing and building machines that can catapult items into the air. Create moving machines and fun inventions that combine imagination with everyone’s favorite plastic brick.

Action Movie Making
June 12–16
Lights! Cameras! Action! Learn what it takes to go from acting, filming, and directing to the big screen. Whether your movie features pie fights, superhero battles, or treasure hunts, you’ll discover the magic behind your favorite movies. Invite your family and friends to your movie premiere on Friday.

Robot Games
June 5–9
Build and program interactive robots using LEGO’s latest EV3 building kits! Take part in multiple challenges throughout the week such as robot racing, tug of war, sumo, and more. Adapt your robot to each challenge or design a robot that can handle them all.

Minecraft Adventurers 
May 30–June 2 • No camp on Monday, May 29
Work together with your friends to complete brain-teasing challenges and engineering competitions all within the virtual world of Minecraft. Learn tricks and tips to make you a Minecraft expert through managing your collection of supplies and materials, water conservation, and super-secret doors to protect your home.