Summer Camps

Summer Programs for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in the Maryland and DC-Metro Area

This list has been compiled from information sent to us. Please visit the websites for more information.
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General Robotics and Engineering Summer Camp Information

Multiple Maryland Locations

TIC Summer Camp
Age Range:  7 to 16 years old. Bethesda, McLean, Washington D.C.

Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering Engineering Innovation  Summer Camps Sites in Baltimore, Frederick, Howard  and Montgomery Counties.
Learn to think and problem-solve like an engineer while earning Johns Hopkins University credit.  High school students put engineering concepts to the test.

IT Computer Wiz Kids Inc. is a non-profit, youth-focused organization that serves the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our mission is “To empower youth with the confidence to pursue professions in IT (Information Technology) and the computer industry by creating a fun, exciting, learning environment.” Summer camp information is not yet posted, but for more information e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 301-350-9499

Patriots Technology Training Center offers many programs, monthly meetings, workshops, engineering conferences and competitions throughout the year.

Thurman D. Jones, President
Phone:  301-925-9350
Fax:  301-925-9352
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Maryland State Department of Education Summer Centers

Club Scientific Chesapeake

Variety of science-based summer camps, including LEGO robotics, and other programs in Maryland.

Spaceflight Institute

Spaceflight Institute will be offering 5 camps in Maryland.

College of Southern Maryland

 - Leonardtown Campus June 17-21, 2013

 - Prince Frederick Campus June 24-28, 2013

 - La Plata Campus July 8-12, 2013

Anne Arundel Community College

 - Arnold Campus July 22-26, 2013

 - Arnold Campus July 29-August 2, 2013

Spaceflight Institute™ offers an intensive program of learning, confidence building, and teamwork within a space motif. Spaceflight Institute™ brings to life the importance of math and science, builds confidence through genuine opportunities for achievement, and offers a fun and stimulating place for kids to learn and grow. The institute can be an initial experience for beginning students or a continuation of space science studies for those who have already completed one or more summers.

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Y of Central Maryland

Choose to add Summer Robotics: A Y-STEM* Pathway, to a portion of your child's camp day or register for it as a half-day, stand-alone option. Most camps take place in the morning from 9:30am - 12:30pm. Weekly sessions run three days a week. If you need camp services the remainder of the day, you must enroll your child in a youth camp program. 

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Allegany County

STEM Career Exploration Camp

Allegany County Middle School Students

Anne Arundel County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County offer Summer Camps and programs at all five Anne Arundel County locations. The clubs provide a safe and fun environment complete with qualified staff and excellent programming.   Summer programs at BGCAA are for boys and girls, ages five to twelve, and run Mondays through Fridays, for seven weeks, from June through August.

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

STEM Camps
St. Anne’s is offering a variety of summer robotics camps

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Program

The Naval Academy Summer STEM Program is offered to rising 8th-11th Graders.


Park School Camps

Park School Camps in Baltimore has several computer science and robotics camps.

Morgan State University (MSU)

Morgan State University (MSU), along with (NASA), offer an initiative to expose more students to the exciting field of robotics. This residential program provides the opportunity to introduce Robotics and Engineering to raising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students interested in pursuing STEM careers.

Garrett County


Landon School Summer Camps

Landon School

6101 Wilson Lane

Bethesda, Maryland 20817-3199


College Park

iEngineer @ UMD-Summer Stem

Phone: 301-405-9434


iEngineer at the University of Maryland is a summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) camp for rising 4th and 5th grade students.

Stepping Stones to Your Future (Engineering Summer Camp)

Phone: 301-405-0315


S.P.I.C.E. Camp

Alana Johnson, Bruk Berhane

Phone: 301-405-3283


S.P.I.C.E. Camp is a week long commuter program for young women who will be entering the 9th and 10th grade next fall and would like to learn more about engineering.

Summer LEGO Robotics Camp

Mrs. Lawanda Kamalidiin

Phone: 301-405-3879


TERP Engineers

Spend a week as a Terp Engineer at the University of Maryland. Find out what engineers do, how engineering relates to the world around you, and if engineering is for you.


High school students who are considering careers in engineering.

The program provides students who are interested in pursuing engineering as a major in college with the chance to learn more about research in engineering disciplines. These students will conduct an independent research project under the direction of an engineering faculty member.
Activities (Summer) Students participate in a two-week program.
Activities (Academic Year) Seniors who participate in the summer and who have a research project requirement will have an academic year long independent project with a faculty member which will result in a final paper and participation in a research symposium in the spring.

Spend a week discovering if engineering is for you at the University of Maryland. Live on campus, meet faculty, tour one-of-a-kind labs and facilities, and learn about the various engineering disciplines offered at the University of Maryland.

Howard County

Horizons 4-H

Horizons 4-H club is sponsoring two FLL camps, a Beginnings Mindstorms Robotics on August 12-16 and an Advanced Mindstorms robotics on August 12-23.

Who can participate? Children ages 10-14. 

Where is the class? We will meet at the Howard County 4-H Extension Office located at 3300 N. Ridge Road, Suite 240, Ellicott City.  
What is the cost? The class is $90. 
How do I enroll?  Payment received will hold your spot.  Please send a check made out to "Horizons 4-H Club" along with the following information: child's name & age, parent's name, email, and phone. Mail to: Kirsten Merryman, 5 Magruder Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228.

Please contact Kirsten at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info.


Bullis School

Sandy Spring

Summer at Sandy Spring: Robotics

(301) 774-7455 x 167  Grades 6–8 

Washington, DC

CASE First Light Program

We use the theme of Astrobiology to explore the wonders of our planet and the potential for life to exist (and for us to recognize it!) elsewhere in the Universe.  Each 6-week session has a different focus. This year, 2012-2013, our focus will be Living in Space!

Living Classrooms of Washington, DC

FREE Summer Girls E-STEM Leadership Program. This six week, five days a week program will engage 20-25 girls. Girls between grades 5th- 8th will have the opportunity to participate in “hands-on” learning opportunities that engage them in the environment around them.

Applications are due by June 8th! Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mad Science of Washington, DC

Mad Science camps offer a daily combination of in-class discovery and exploration, outdoor games and physical activities, and hands-on applications of the scientific principles presented. Your child will be able touch, see, hear, smell and taste what science is really all about. Campers create, build and assemble a variety of take-home projects while exploring how science affects the world around us. 

National Society of Black Engineers Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) Camp

NSBE’s Summer Engineering Experience for Kids camps have made a huge impact on young people in Washington, DC. The program is intended to build a pipeline of future engineers. SEEK has touched the lives of more than 600 elementary and middle school students. In Washington, DC the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) is a three week day camp for elementary school students currently in grades 3-5 and grades 6-8.  This is an all day commuter program.   NSBE has designed the SEEK Camp to be a fun and engaging educational experience for all students.  The overall goal of the camp is to show students what engineering is about and give them additional skills and confidence in math and science.

Smithsonian Summer Camp 

Explore, discover, and create during the 44th year of Summer Camp at the Smithsonian. With a wide variety of camps for all ages and interests including traditional arts and crafts, science, dioramas, and video games (and plenty more), you're sure to find something to boost your child's summer fun.

The Great Adventure Lab 

Join us for robotics, bridge building, explosions and huge fun! We operate the most fun, educational STEM summer camps in the D.C. area! We do science OUTDOORS when possible

last updated 5/29/13