How to find Science, Technology, and Engineering day camps

  1. Use our search filters and choose Main Category = STEM.

  2. Enter your child's age and rising grade.

  3. Narrow by location, date, and times if desired.

Summer Camp Guru makes camp planning easy! We provide details for each session, saving you hours of research time.


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Columbia STEM Camp Providers

Links to websites are in the yellow box on the right.

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What are STEM camps, exactly?

Students will experiment, build, program, compute and design. If science class was like summer camp, we wouldn't have a STEM pipeline problem. Your child will do amazing things such as:

  • Build robots

  • Create video games

  • Design iPhone apps

  • Use a 3D printer

  • Learn about web design and cybersecurity

  • Fly a drone

  • Explore biology and the natural world

  • Become CSI expert


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Benefits of STEM Camps

For the kids:

  • Prevent the brain drain

  • Learn that science and math have real-world applications

  • Spark interest in future careers

  • Meet people with similar interests

For the parents:

  • More likely to offer full-day options!

  • You don't have to feel guilty that you're not doing science experiments and math problems with your child at home.


What's included in Summer Camp Guru's STEM category?

The obvious - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - as well as LEGO and Minecraft camps. LEGO's are not just about building castles anymore. Most LEGO camps involve engineering or LEGO robotics. And at Minecraft camps, students learn programming and design their own game or mod.

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Camp Provider Websites

Art Smart Academy

Camp Invention

Carolina Master Scholars

Challenger Learning Center


Hammond School

Heathwood Hall


Jeep Rogers YMCA

Northwest YMCA

S.C. State Museum

SC Governor's School for Science & Math

Sylvan Learning Center



To find out which options work for your family, use our search filters and get details for each weekly session!

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