STEM Summer Camps in Flagstaff Area
Summer STEM Camps 2018
Note: Summer STEM Camps for 2018 will be available around April 2018. You can see the website links and contact information for many of the camps that will be available in Summer 2018 in the information below for Summer 2017 for advance planning.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to get your STEM summer camps listed!
Summer STEM Camps 2017
The Arizona Daily Sun has a full list of summer camps available here.
Arboretum at Flagstaff - Eco Explorers Summer Camps
Program: Eco Explorers summer camps are nature-based, experiential STEAM-centered camps for your young explorer. Camps are available for ages 5-12, with age-specific groups for 5-6 years old, 7-9 years old, and 10-12 years old. Quality educators, daily outdoor adventures, and excellent curricula make for the best summer camp ever! Weekly themes change with each camp, so it’s never the same adventure twice. Each week includes art, hikes, games, digging in the dirt, and visits to the butterfly house– your child will love exploring nature with us! Member registration opens April 1st. General public registration opens April 3rd.
Location: The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Dates: One week camps offered from June 5th - July 21st
Costs: Vary by camp, $160 - $250/week, scholarships are available, discounts for members and multiple camps.
Contact: Please call (928) 774-1442 ext. 110 or email email@example.com
Seeds of Stewardship: Arizona Trail Association
Buckskin or Bust! Youth Bike Packing Trip
When: July 10th-15th 2017
Where: North Rim of Grand Canyon to Utah Border (Buckskin Passage)
What: Ride bikes on the AZT and engage in a public service project. Students will ride for 4-5 days, from 20-25 miles per day, with van support each evening.
Who: Youth 13-18
Why: Make new friends! Increase your mountain biking skills! Fun!
Contact: For complete details and to apply for this event please contact Sabrina at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys & Girls Club Summer Day Camp
Program: Eight weeks of programming, varies by week, with breakfast and lunch provided. STEM Program, Swimming, Field trips, Sports and Recreation, Arts and Crafts and much more! For ages 6 to 14 years old.
Location: 301 S. Paseo del Flag
Dates: Weekly from June 12th to August 4th
Cost: $70/week (plus a $20 one-time membership fee); scholarships and multi-child discounts available
Contact: email@example.com or 928-226-0489
Program: The Colorado Plateau Museum of Arthropod Biodiversity hosts a week-long summer camp for children age 6-10. Campers collect insects and create their own insect collection, make bug mazes, build their own insect collections, and cook and eat insect cuisine during an open house for parents.
Location: Willow Bend Environmental Education Center
Dates: June 19-23 and July 17-21 from 9 am - 4 pm.
Cost: $190/week, NAU staff and students receive a discount when they register before June 1st (June Camp) or July 1st (July Camp).
Contact: Neil Cobb at 928-607-4075
Program: Essential STEM Concepts through creative, hands-on activities for K-6 grade students
Dates: June 5-9, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, at Puente de Hozho Elementary School, and/or
June 12-16, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm at DeMiguel Elementary School
Program: At Camp IWANNAGO we pride ourselves on offering your child a safe and enriching environment to spend their summer days. Everyday we offer academic enrichment and physical activities while emphasizing positive character development for all children ages 5 to 12.
Dates: Monday June 12th - Friday July 28th (Closed Monday and Tuesday July 3rd-4th)
Cost: $4.50/hour for 1 child, $7.00/hour for 2 children, $9.50/hour for 3+ children; $50.00 per family annual registration (Families already registered in FACTS need not pay the registration fee for Camp)
Location: Marshall Magnet Elementary School, 850 N. Bonito Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.
Contact: For further information please visit www.fusd1.org/IWANNAGO
Centennial Forest Summer Camps
Program: The vision of the Centennial Forest Environmental Education Programs is to have fun while connecting kids to the forest and the natural world. Overnight camp where campers engage in hands-on lessons about wildlife, trees, wilderness survival, forest fires, forest conservation, and environmental stewardship. Includes hiking and field trips.
Dates: Junior Forester - June 12 - 14; Senior Forester - June 19 - 23; Outdoor Leadership Academy - June 26 - 30
Cost: $495 per week. Scholarship applications can be requested by mail, please call 523-8175 or they can be downloaded via each "Registration" page.
Location: On the School of Forestry's Centennial Forest, NAUs 47,000 acre research and education forest. Approximately one mile south of the Arboretum at Flagstaff, off of Woody Mountain Road.
Coconino Community College Lego Robotics Camp
Program: For Grades 7 - 8; Build and program robots using the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3
Dates: Monday - Thursday, June 12 - 15, 8:30-12:30 Beginning Camp
Monday - Thursday, June 19 - 22, 8:30 - 12:30 Advanced Camp
Location: Coconino Community College
Contact: Jeff.Jones@coconino.edu 928-226-4279
Coconino County Parks and Recreation
Program: Multiple summer camps you can scroll through at the link above including Basic Archery, River Rafting, Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camp, Mountain Bike Camp, Lego Camp for a variety of ages, and more!
Dates: See the links above as dates vary for each camp or program.
Costs: Vary for each program. Scholarships are available.
Contact: Richard Conway at firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-679-8000
2017 CocoNuts Camp
Program: The CocoNuts FIRST Robotics Team of Coconino High School will host two summer camps in July. The “Challenging Outrageous Camp of Nutty Unique Technology and Science” program allows students the opportunity to learn LEGO Mindstorms programming and design and to compete in a FIRST Lego League style tournament at the end of camp.
Ages: 9 - 14 years old.
Dates: July 10-14. Choose morning (8 am -12 noon) or afternoon (1-5 pm)
Cost: $125 per student, includes snacks and T-shirt
Location: Coconino High School Room 705 (upstairs in the science department, 2801 N. Izabel St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004)
Register: at website link above.
Contact: Susan Garduno, FIRST VISTA at 928-310-3541 or email@example.com, or email the
CocoNuts at firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 FIRST Lego League Coaches Training
Program Description: For adults interested in coaching a FIRST Lego League Team. FIRST Lego League is an exciting and innovative robotics program for students in grades 4-8. Each year, a new challenge is given to teams that relate to a current topic in science or engineering. The FLL Challenge has 3 parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and Core Values. This training is designed to give rookie coaches the tools they need to succeed in FIRST Lego League.
Dates: July 25-26
Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Coconino High School Room 701 (upstairs in the science department, 2801 N. Izabel St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004)
Cost: $20 (includes light refreshments and training materials)
Register at Link above.
FJA Watershed Summer Camp
Program: Five days of exploring Arizona's watersheds for Middle School students who have completed 6th, 7th or 8th grade
Dates: June 14 - 18; 7 am to 5-6 pm with daily field trips
Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Flagstaff Junior Academy, 928-774-6007
FLG Code Camp
www.flagstaffchamber.com and then click on Events page
Program: FLG Code Camp is a week long half-day camp for girls and boys from 6-8 years old for morning sessions and 9-15 years old for afternoon sessions. Campers learn the basics of computer coding through an interface resembling a video game platform. Register between March 22nd and June 2nd.
Dates: June 5 - 9, June 19 - 23, and July 10-14
Times: 8 - 12 am for younger coders and 1 - 5 pm for older coders (see above)
Contact: Mark Cox, email@example.com, 928-220-5861
GenCyber – A Cybersecurity Exploration Camp
Program: Free one-week hands-on workshop at Northern Arizona University, rising high school juniors and seniors will complete activities to learn about the principles and applications of cybersecurity. This camp is ideal for those new and interested in computing and cybersecurity and high school teachers looking to add cyber content to their courses.
Dates: July 10-14
Contact: Eric Case firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you have about the camp.
Grand Canyon Youth
Program: This Flagstaff-based non-profit offers overnight trips for youth on the San Juan or Colorado River. Each trip includes a STEM component.
Cost: $700-$990 per trip; financial aid available
Lowell Observatory Elementary Camps for Kids
Program: These activity-based, week-long day camps meet Monday through Friday from 9 am - 3 pm with graduation and family activities on Friday evening. We will enroll students based on the grade they will be entering in the fall. For example, if a student will be going into 1st or 2nd grade, he/she should enroll in the 1st/2nd grade camp.
Location: Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Road
Dates: June 12-16 (1st/2nd and 3rd/4th); June 19-23 (3rd/4th and 5th/6th); July 10-14 (1st/2nd and 3rd/4th); and July 17-21
(1st/2nd and 5th/6th)
Cost: Members $200 per child, Nonmembers: $225 per child; Scholarships are available.
Contact: Kelly Ferguson at email@example.com or (928) 233-3280
Lowell Observatory Middle School Summer Camp
http://lowell.edu/outreach/summer-camp/Program: These activity-based, week-long day camps run from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. They are for students that will be going into 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall. The topic of the camps is “Introduction to Astronomy”. Campers will enjoy learning about topics in astronomy through fun, hands-on science experiments. They will learn how to identify constellations, how to locate deep-sky objects and how to operate portable telescopes. Other activities include hiking, drawing, playing games, and more.
Location: Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Road
Dates: Session 1 is June 12-16 and Session 2 is June 19-23
Cost: Members $250 per student and Nonmembers $275 per student; Scholarships are available.
Contact: Kelly Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (928) 233-3280
Museum of Northern Arizona Discovery Camps
Program: The Museum of Northern Arizona's Discovery Program is a gateway into the wonders of the Colorado Plateau. Taught by experienced educators, these programs offer an exciting range of hands-on learning opportunities about the region's traditions of fine arts, natural sciences, Native cultures, and ecology. Small class size allows maximum interaction between educators and campers. Half-day classes to week-long immersions available. Registration opens March 30 at 9 a.m. for members and April 3 for nonmembers. Variety of camps for ages 4-5, Ages 6-8, Ages 9-10, and Ages 11-13, plus Junior Counselors to age 17. Get your hands dirty on an archaeological dig, explore the great outdoors, or find the artist within! Taught by experienced educators, our 40+ STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) camps offer meaningful exploration and fun!
Location: Museum of Northern Arizona
Dates: One-week camps offered from June 5th to July 28th.
Costs: Vary by Camp
Contact: 928-774-5211, ext. 222
YMCA Summer Camps
Program: For Ages 5-12 years old. Great variety of activities for each camp. Lunch is provided, and every day includes indoor/outdoor recreational activities including swimming, environmental education, and more.
Dates: Weekly camps from June 5th to August 4th, from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, Lunch provided.
Location: YMCA on Turquoise
Cost: $135/week for members and $175/week for non-members
Canyon Country Discovery Center
CCDC has camps at both their campus in Monticello, UT, and camps that take place on the San Juan River, in the Abajo Mountains and more. Connect to this document to get more information.
Tonto Creek Camp
TCC, near Payson, has a wide variety of camps you can research at their website.