Summer Camps

What?

  • Week-long (Monday-Thursday), full-day, hands-on STEM experiences at Moore Road Farm for youth kindergarten through 5th grade. Additionally, one week of STEM Future Leader Day Camp provides summer camp opportunities for youth in 6th-9th grades. Camp activities provide opportunities for youth to connect with nature, engage in STEM practices, and have fun. Activities are connected to a theme and align to content, process, and employability skills standards. 

STEM Connection summer camps offer:

  • A STEM and nature camp near your home
  • Activities aligned to Indiana Academic Standards
  • An 8:1 adult to camper ratio
  • Facilitators who are certified teachers and are capable of working with campers with a range of abilities
  • A daily snack for all campers
  • A STEM Connection T-shirt for each camper
  • Activities that include STEM experiments, nature exploration, art, citizen science, service-learning, and more!
  • Fun for campers while they connect to nature, engage in STEM activities, and make connections to the real world and STEM careers.  

When?

June 13-16 – STEM Future Leaders

  • What kind of leader are you? Learn about how humans and nature work together while developing skills to help you grow as a leader, citizen, and mentor.

July 11-14 – Creative Innovators

  • Art and design are essential to STEM. Use a variety of materials, be inspired by nature, imagine, invent and find solutions to help make a difference. 

July 18-21 – Plant Wizards (girls only)

  • Learn about the wonderful world of plants on Earth, including forest plants, garden plants, and aquatic plants. Develop skills that will help you identify plant needs, structures, and benefits, and help you become a plant wizard!

July 25-28 – Earth’s Superheroes

  • Humans impact Earth’s air, life, land, and water. Become an Earth Superhero as you learn about ways you can protect Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere.

Who?

  • Traditional Summer Camps are open to youth entering kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall of 2022. 
  • STEM Future Leader Summer Camp is open to youth entering 6th-9th grade in the fall of 2022.

Cost

We are pleased to say that our prices have remained the same for the last 5 years due to our amazing funders!

  • $100 per camper for the STEM Future Leader Camp. A sibling discount is available. 
  • $200 per camper per traditional camp. A sibling discount is available.
  • $25 for campers who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch (must provide documentation).