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STEM Camps

Aliso Viejo Parks and Recreation

Seize your summer! Aliso Viejo Parks and Recreation offers many fun, unique and diverse summer camps for kids, ages 3-14. These full- and half-day camps feature sports, adventure, arts, aquatics, music and dance, STEM, interactive learning and a new Lunch Bunch option.


Bionerds offers one-day or weekly camps from half-day to full-day, during summer and school breaks. The camps are jam-packed with fun and hands-on biology activities for kids (grades K-8). Save 10% when you register by May 6!

Camp Discovery at Discovery Cube Los Angeles & Orange County

June 17 – July 29. Exciting coding challenges, wild animal discoveries and science wonders await your kids this summer at Discovery Cube’s hands-on camps! They offer several different programs that give kids of all ages the chance to investigate science through fun, one-of-a-kind experiences.

Camp Invention

“Camp Invention is a STEM Summer Program that Turns Curious Students into Innovative Thinkers.” Campers (grades K-6) explore the technology behind self-driving cars and create vehicles of the future, build their very own “smart” homes, design a mechanical robot dog, and so much more!

Columbia Memorial Space Center – Space Camp

Explore a variety of sciences with Space Camp at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. Camps include lots of fun, hands-on activities for ages 9-11 and 12-14. This year’s summer camp themes are Robotics, and Apollo Makerspace. Monday – Friday, June 24 – July 26

iD Tech Camps, Alexa Café, & iD Tech Academies

This summer, your child can explore a prestigious campus, make new friends as they master tech skills. iD Tech Camps (weeklong, coed, 7-17), Alexa Café (weeklong, all-girls, 10-15), and iD Tech Academies (two-week, teen-only, 13-18).

Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

Located on the hills overlooking Irvine Regional Park, the IROEC offers summer camp, STEM camp, and recreational activities for individuals, schools, youth organizations and families. Activities include zip line, shooting sports, challenge courses, climbing wall, hiking and swimming. ACA Accredited.

Long Beach Marine Institute – Ocean Adventure Camp 2019

Unique hands-on approach to marine science. Each week has a different ocean-related theme and is filled with projects, crafts and aquatic fun designed to promote ocean sciences and conservation. Campers will enjoy weekly field trips, kayaking, an expedition on the research vessel Challenger and much, much more! Teen Volunteer and Counselor-in-Training, too.


Workshops, events, camps and clubs in sewing (beginner as well as for youth-entrepreneurs and gift-makers), game production, math with art, mask making, silkscreening, LEGO, cosplay, entrepreneurship club and more. This summer, check out their Parade of Makers program.

Newport Beach Recreation Summer Camps

With over 500 camps to choose from, Camp Newport has just the camp to keep your child busy all summer long! Also, Friendship Circle’s Day Camp, geared towards campers with special needs. Sign up by May 6th and receive a 10% or more discount.

Shared Science

With Shared Science, kids (grades K-12) engineer fun through inventive and playful engineering and robotics camps.


STEAMachine offers STEM-based learning adventures through hands-on creative storytelling of Star Wars, Camp Half-Blood and Avengers, for grades 4-8. Save 10% if you enroll by May 15! Use coupon code: campguide.

STEM³ Academy Orange County

Do you have a child who is bright, curious, and technology driven with a social and/or learning difference? Then STEM3 Academy (@stem3academy) may be right for your family! The LA-based STEM school, the first-of-its-kind in the U.S., is excited to be expanding into Orange County.

Summer@Stratford Camp Experience

Stratford infuses its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) curriculum into an innovative and enriching summer camp experience.


At UCode, your child not only learns to be proficient in coding, but also builds skills in computational thinking, as well as develop a deeper understanding of traditional school subjects. After-school classes and school-break camps for ages 6-16 are offered.

Young Scientists Camp

Spend two exciting weeks doing hands-on science investigations. Students (entering grades 2-8 and HS girls) do experiments and projects in college science laboratories. This year’s topics include: It’s Not Magic, It’s Science!, Star Scientists, Marine Biology, The STEM Maker Challenge (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and a high school girls physics program. The camp will be held July 15-26, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:10.