Virtual STEM Summer Camp

Virtual STEM Summer Camp

MakerState is so excited to continue STEM Summer Camp virtually this summer! MakerState’s virtual STEM Summer Camp features live instruction and a new hands-on project every session in art, computer programming, game design, 3D design, Minecraft engineering, and more for children age 6-14. Weekly schedule and virtual programs every week this summer below. 

Way more than just computer time!

Three hours goes by so quickly with these creative projects plus healthy breaks for movement-based team-building games, mysteries to solve, scavenger hunts, fun Random Arts of Kindness outdoors projects to do with family and hands-on materials builds in arts, engineering and science experiments.

Live Instructors from top universities

Creative Time with friends & peers

Perfect for working parents

Outdoor art and play activities

Games & Tech your kids love

Your registration includes

Exclusive Subscription Included

More challenges for independent fun with new projects each week from our National Science Foundation video projects library in hands-on engineering, coding, 3D design projects and science experiments.

Help Desk Chat Support, Tutorials & Parent Orientation

Our goal is to keep your young engineer building so you can concentrate on your own work! Live instructor and chat help is available throughout the camp day to support and troubleshoot items with you. We will also send you invites to orientation sessions to make sure you’re confident in a great start to summer camp.

Safety First

We practice Online Safety & Privacy Guidelines

Excellent Staff

Live STEM instructors from NYC's finest universities. We ensure each young engineer (6-14) is engaged with a 8:1 ratio

Highlight Reel

All the fun and learning will be assembled in an awesome camp reel that will be emailed to you highlighting the coding and digital arts projects completed during the week!

Team Games

Break out into challenge groups and solve a riddle or complete a scavenger hunt

Live Science Experiments

Plus magic tricks, wizard potion brewing, one scene plays, joke swaps, and more

Camp Traditions

Daily Themes including DIY costumes, Homemade Hat Day, and PJ Day

Heroes Help

You and your friends receive a mystery challenge and solve it with your super powers as the clock ticks down

Choose a morning or afternoon camp session, or both, for a day of fun with a minimum of 3 registrants in each session!

What a camp session looks like:

Morning Session Afternoon Session Activity
10:00am - 10:30am EST 2:00pm - 2:30pm EST Icebreakers & Team-Building Games
10:30am - 11:30am EST 2:30pm - 3:30pm EST Create Challenge 1 & Round Up Recognition
11:30am - 11:50am EST 3:30pm - 3:50pm EST Snack Break with Games & Movement Play
11:50am - 12:40pm EST 3:50pm - 4:40pm EST Create Challenge 2 & Round Up Recognition
12:40pm - 1:00pm EST 4:40pm - 5:00pm EST Demo of next day’s Challenges & Intro Bonus Builds
1:00pm EST 5:00pm EST Dismiss

Virtual Camp Requirements

  • Mac or Windows PC with webcam
  • Chromebooks, iPads and tablets are NOT compatible with software requirements, unfortunately
  • Stable internet connection
  • Access to Zoom (private, password-protected sessions)
  • Recommended minimum computer requirements: 4 GB RAM, Dual Core processor
  • For Minecraft weeks/sessions, a Minecraft software purchase of $26.95
  • Modest crafts materials list will be shared with parents to purchase before camp

Many different themes to choose from!

Scratch Game Coders

Create stories, video games, and animated art as you learn to code with MIT’s block-based coding language for kids, Scratch.

3D Design Designers

Design, tinker and build toys, spacecraft, heroic figures and anything you can imagine in 3D computer-aided designer, TinkerCAD.

Lego Digital Designers

Lego brick builders unite! We’re snapping together spaceships, mystical creators, and cities in the same modeling program used to create the Lego Movies!

Rocket Scientists

Budding rocket scientists will launch into the universe by hand-building planes, rockets and moon bases to enable our journey to the stars.

Artists & Engineers

Creative tinkerers will construct bridges and towers and experiment with kitchen-based chemistry and engineering-inspired art in this great combination of art and science.

Science Lab Arts

Mad scientists, ready your home labs! We’re crafting experiments like Storm in a Jar, DIY Kaleidoscope, Chromatography Color Wheels, Rubber Eggs, Flag Day Pinwheels, all summer long!

Minecraft Engineers

Unite, build, create and survive in this epic open world adventure where creativity, problem solving, and teamwork win the day!

Pixel Artists

Create animated sprites and skins for your games and epic pixel art in the kid-friendly art tools, Piskel and Skincrafter.

Random Arts of Kindness

Let’s get outside and create playful, “maniFESTive” art with chalk, posters, rock-painting and yarn that pays kindness and positivity forward in the community. We’re growing and serving at the same time!

Roblox Game Designers

Build a theme park, become a superhero, star in a fashion show, compete as a professional race car driver, or design your dream home to hang out with friends in a shared 3D world.

Register Now!

WEEK 1 - MORNING

  • Date: 06/29/2020 - 07/03/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Adventure Camp with Lego Robotics, 3D Design & Minecraft Adventures

WEEK 1 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 06/29/2020 - 07/03/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Rockets & Roblox: 3D Design for Outer Space

WEEK 2 - MORNING

  • Date: 07/06/2020 - 07/10/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

3D Design, Lego Robotics & Minecraft Worldbuilding

WEEK 2 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 07/06/2020 - 07/10/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Game Design with Lego Robotics, Scratch Coding & Roblox

WEEK 3 - MORNING

  • Date: 07/13/2020 - 07/17/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Game Design & Coding Animation with Scratch & Minecraft

WEEK 3 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 07/13/2020 - 07/17/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

3D Design with Roblox & Robotics

WEEK 4 - MORNING

  • Date: 07/20/2020 - 07/24/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Hands-on Engineering with Lego, TinkerCAD & Minecraft

WEEK 4- AFTERNOON

  • Date: 07/20/2020 - 07/24/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Lego Robotics & Coding Engineers with Scratch & Roblox

WEEK 5 - MORNING

  • Date: 07/27/2020 - 07/31/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Creative Coding & Animation with Minecraft & Scratch

WEEK 5 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 07/27/2020 - 07/31/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Arts & Engineers 3D Design & Roblox Coding

WEEK 6 - MORNING

  • Date: 08/03/2020 - 08/07/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Lego Robotics & 3D Design with Minecraft

WEEK 6 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 08/03/2020 - 08/07/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Creative Coding with Scratch & Roblox

WEEK 7 - MORNING

  • Date: 08/10/2020 - 08/14/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Animation Arts & Coding with Scratch & Minecraft

WEEK 7 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 08/10/2020 - 08/14/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Space Engineering with TinkerCAD & Roblox

WEEK 8 - MORNING

  • Date: 08/17/2020 - 08/21/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

3D Invention with Lego Robotics, TinkerCAD & Minecraft

WEEK 8 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 08/17/2020 - 08/21/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Space Engineering with Scratch & Roblox

WEEK 9 - MORNING

  • Date: 08/24/2020 - 08/28/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

Creative Coding & Lego Robotics with Scratch & Minecraft

WEEK 9 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 08/24/2020 - 08/28/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Animating New Worlds with TinkerCAD & Roblox

WEEK 10 - MORNING

  • Date: 08/31/2020 - 09/04/2020
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm EST

$275

3D Design & Worldbuilding with TinkerCAD & Minecraft

WEEK 10 - AFTERNOON

  • Date: 08/31/2020 - 09/04/2020
  • Time: 02:00pm - 5:00pm EST

$275

Rocket Science & Roblox with Scratch Game Design