Active Bloggers

HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
Kamal Imani Kamal Imani
New York Inst of Tech class of 1997
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998
Nicole Rankine Nicole Rankine
University of Georgia class of 2000
Anica Oaks Anica Oaks
class of 2012
Kennedy Williams Kennedy Williams
Spelman College class of 2020
Beverly Johnson Beverly Johnson
class of
Siew Hui Low Siew Hui Low
North Carolina A&T State University class of

4 Summer Camps That Specialize in STEAM Learning

4 Summer Camps That Specialize in STEAM Learning
Posted By: Anita Ginsburg on March 21, 2022

Even when children are out of school it's important that they continue to keep their minds sharp with fun activities that are also social and educational. STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) camps are a great alternative to staying at home or traditional summer school. In these camps, children are taught social skills as well as educational topics that can assist them for a lifetime. Here are 4 summer camps that specialize in STEAM learning.

Camp Galileo McClean: Washington DC Metro

Camp Galileo McClean at the Langley School offers a STEAM program from June 20 to July 29 for first through sixth grade students. Classes are held daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and focus on hands-on learning and experience. Camp Galileo McClean is located in the Washington DC Metro area.
Insights: El Paso, Texas

Insights offers a well-rounded summer camp program that includes curriculum such as robotics, coding, circuitry and engineering design, and even amusement park engineering. The program is held in El Paso, Texas. Enrollment is around $60 per student, however cost can vary depending on variations in length of program selected.

More About STEAM Summer Camps

Summer camps can be in-person or online-only or both combined, and offer interactive, hands-on curriculum with critical engagement and teamwork learning opportunities woven into their programs. STEAM topics are designed to encourage young people to understand how science and art work together, not against one another, and to help them find joy in associated lines of careers.



STEAM summer camps not only provide children with opportunities to actively build their career-building potential, but they also give them the chance to meet other children outside their usual circles and make friendships that may last a lifetime. They get to build their character, confidence, and interpersonal skillsets in a way that is fun and educational. You'll be pleasantly surprised at the new skills and talents your child takes away from a STEAM summer camp.

Bridgeway Academy: Online
Bridgeway Academy, an accredited homeschooling resource, offers an online STEAM summer camp for the homeschool family for students ranging from 9-14 years old. The program lasts two weeks (10 days) and the cost is $20.

Planet Bravo: California & Online
Finally, Planet Bravo offers their self-proclaimed "techno-tainment" STEAM summer camps in ten locations in California, plus online. The program sports an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, with a focus on outside time (sports and physical fitness) as well as learning in the classroom. Tuition rates start at $299 per week and vary by dates of registration. Discounts, such as subsequent sibling registration and early bird specials, and scholarships are also available.

While we've highlighted these 4 summer camps that specialize in STEAM learning, STEAM camps and programs can be found almost everywhere you go. Learning about science, engineering, art, tech, and math is a broad scope, and it's important for kids to understand how these topics are interwoven into everyday life and doing so will help them become well-rounded, successful individuals with a skillset they can take with them anywhere.
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Love Teaching Special Ed? 4 Ways to Become a Certified Teacher
Enrolling in College After Military Service? 4 Helpful Pointers
4 Medical Careers You Can Start Without a Bachelor's Degree
Vital Roles in the Medical Industry You Can Fill Before You Finish Your Degree
Developing Your Leadership Skills Before Stepping Into High-Responsibility Roles
What to Do When You're Drowning in Student Loan Debt
Latest Blogs
Lock Down Ya Block for the Shell Shock Apocalypse  Spoken Word Kamal Imani

Lock Down Ya Block for the Shell Shock Apocalypse Spoken Word Kamal Imani

Lock down ya block for the shell shock apocalypse We're in the last days, we're in the last days we're sex sells and crime pays and the inorganic ones trying to run to the moorn or mars and you ...more
Kamal Imani • 7 Views • June 30th, 2022
Impact of Personal Growth on Weight Loss

Impact of Personal Growth on Weight Loss

Join us to hear from Cordell "Cory" Farley who after battles with weight loss, low self-esteem, and self-image has made a transformation where he set obtainable goals each month striving towards 70lbs ...more
Nicole Rankine • 9 Views • June 30th, 2022
Victory - Contemporary Gospel House

Victory - Contemporary Gospel House

Gospel House Music Lovers this is for you! Enjoy, Like and Share! by Kamal Emanuel Now available on Bandcamp kamalimani.bandcamp.com/track/victory-i-got-the-victory-gospel-house Available on ...more
Kamal Imani • 23 Views • June 29th, 2022
From the Desk of Dr. Otis Williams of The Temptations

From the Desk of Dr. Otis Williams of The Temptations

MEDIA ALERT!! On behalf of The Soul School Music Memoirs of Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites and Gumbo for the Soul Publications, we are honored and deeply humbled by the Foreword now in our posses ...more
Beverly Johnson • 107 Views • June 28th, 2022
Siew Hui Low

Siew Hui Low

Characteristics of an Engaging Pedagogy There are some key points to remember when it comes to keeping students interested in lessons. One way to do this is by incorporating interesting content into ...more
Siew Hui Low • 481 Views • June 27th, 2022
Popular Blogs
Divorce in America in 2009 – What’s love got to do, got to do with it?

Divorce in America in 2009 – What’s love got to do, got to do with it?

Join Brother Marcus and the cast and the crew of the Brother Marcus Show live this Sunday evening on February 1, 2009 @ 8:00 p.m. for another hot topic in our community! “Divorce in America in 2009 ...more
Brother Marcus! • 70,555,514 Views • January 27th, 2009
VISINE ALERT!!!

VISINE ALERT!!!

Seemingly innocent medication such as Visine eyedrops are used by people to concoct a mixture with similar effects as a date-rape drug. When mixed with alcohol and taken orally, the eyedrops can l ...more
Siebra Muhammad • 79,409 Views • May 23rd, 2009
Disney Princess Movie a

Disney Princess Movie a "Slap in the face" to African American Men...

Ok... So I guess this is what we get when Disney finally makes a movie with a black princess. A young black girl who falls in love with a prince that is is apparently from India (not African American ...more
Will Moss • 28,534 Views • January 2nd, 2010
Grambling State University volleyball coach cuts entire 19-player roster, players lose scholarships

Grambling State University volleyball coach cuts entire 19-player roster, players lose scholarships

Students who thought their collegiate futures were secured were sent packing, with their scholarships taken away. Athletic Director Trayvean Scott says he supports the decision made by Coach Chelsey L ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 25,983 Views • April 8th, 2022
First Annual African Women’s Solidarity & Appreciation Day

First Annual African Women’s Solidarity & Appreciation Day

Women of African Descent Worldwide, Globally, Internationally. This is OUR DAY to something for Ourselves. As announced at the United Nations in March 2016…now A Worldwide Gathering to Unify ...more
Elynor Moss • 23,351 Views • October 6th, 2017
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!