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K-12 STEM Student/Teacher Resources


Summer 2023 - STEM Camps & Programs

Buttercup STEAM Camp

Robotics & Coding Summer Camp for Girls

Ages: 8 -14 years old

Location: Atlanta near IKEA/Atlantic Station/Northside Dr. (500 Bishop St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318)

Camp Dates 2023:

❀ June 12-16 | Beginner

❀ June 26-30 | Intermediate

Camp Hours: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Before/Extended Care Available

Limited # of partial scholarships available


Buttercup STEAM Camp is a unique week-long adventure for girls to learn, build and code in a fun and supportive environment. Buttercup STEAM Camp is creating a safe space for girls to explore technology by bringing arts and tech together in a beautiful way that makes it fun for everyone. Students work hands-on creating Steampunk themed projects that incorporate elements of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).

To Register:

Summer Springboard

Atlanta, Ga

June 18, 2023 – June 30, 3023

More information at:

The Amphibian Foundation  

Dates: Weekly from June 6 to Aug 12, 2022
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Location: Decatur and Buckhead

Critter Camp is a fun, science-based exploration into the world of reptiles and amphibians – perfect for the critter enthusiast in your life! Campers are encouraged to ask questions about the animals and discover their own answers through hands-on observation. Safe animal handling, including biosecurity, will be taught and implemented at the beginning of the camp, and maintained vigilantly throughout.

Size, schedule, and pricing varies by location. Check the Critter Camp website for more information.

Daily Hours:
9am-3pm: Friends School of Atlanta Location
9am-4pm: The Amphibian Foundation Location
Before care and after care available

Trees Atlanta

Dates: Weekly from May 31 to July 29
Ages: Open to rising 1st to 6th graders
Location: Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center, 225 Chester Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316

Junior TreeKeeper Camp days are filled with adventures in the urban forest. Kids spend time doing hands-on activities in environmental science, biking to explore the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum and green spaces, and making new memories with friends. Each week has a different session theme – from Breathe with Trees to Pollinator Power to Animals in the Forest and more.

Daily Hours: 9am – 3pm Before and Aftercare are available

Registration open now


Dates: June 6 to July 29
Ages: 5-12
Location: Outdoor Activity Center 1442 Richland Rd. SW Atlanta, GA 30310

Camp at the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC) provides youth, ages 5-12, with a safe and supportive place to explore nature and help care for our environment. Hosted by West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, our experienced staff are environmental educators and certified interpretive guides, who foster outdoor skills. They are caring, creative and will help your child make meaningful connections to nature.

Daily Hours: 9am-4pm
Registration opens in March

The Neuroscience School

Dates: June 13 to July 15
Ages: Rising 9th-12th graders
Location: Virtual

Sponsored by The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience The Neuroscience School at Georgia State University offers short courses in the summer for any high school students who enjoy science. These week-long engaging courses are taught by award-winning neuroscience and psychology professors, all of whom hold interest and scholarly expertise in science education research and programming.

Daily Hours: 10am – 4pm
Registration is open

Exploring Engineering STEM Academy

Dates: June 6-10
Ages: Rising 9th-12th graders
Location: Georgia Tech Campus, Atlanta, GA

The oldest and largest secondary school academy in the nation dedicated toward STEM careers is celebrating our 22nd year on the Ga Tech campus. Academy students learn about the various fields of Engineering and Science from hands-on experiences and visiting exciting tours of high-tech facilities & laboratories. Students come from Metro Atlanta, all over Georgia, as well as across the country, exploring how to become a successful Engineer or Scientist!

Daily Hours: Residential with adult supervision provided in the dorms
Register before March 1 for a reduced price

Enviroventures Summer Camp

Dates: June 6 to July 29
Ages: 5-13 (Counselor In Training program for ages 11-13)
Location: Community Center at Piedmont Park Conservancy, 1071 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30309

Camp includes a healthy and engaging activity schedule featuring outdoor sports and recreation, STEAM focused activities, exploration of the Park, arts and crafts, park stewardship, special programs and much more!  All full day campers participate in daily swimming at our Aquatics Center.

Daily Hours: 9am – 4 pm  Before and Aftercare are available
Registration open now

Summer P.E.A.K.S

Dates: June 6 to July 29
Ages: Rising 2nd to 12 grades
Location: Georgia Institute of Technology

CEISMC Summer P.E.A.K.S. (Programs for Enrichment and Accelerated Knowledge in STEAM) are one week long experiences designed to increase Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) knowledge through various educational activities. Summer P.E.A.K.S. give students the chance to enhance learning during the summer in experiential activities on campus at Georgia Tech.

Daily Hours: 9am – 3 pm
Registration opens in February

CDC Museum Disease Detective Camp

Dates: July 25-29 and August 8-12
Ages: Rising Juniors and Seniors (Must be 16 by the first day of the camp session)
Location: CDC headquarters

CDC Museum Disease Detective Camp is an interdisciplinary educational program organized by the CDC Museum. During camp students are immersed in the diverse field of public health. Topics vary year to year, but may include: public health interventions, global health, infectious disease, chronic disease, injury prevention, data analysis, surveys, school wellness programs, violence prevention, environmental health, emergency preparedness, outbreaks, scientific communication, laboratory technology, disease surveillance, epidemiology, and public health law. Camp is a fast paced, academically demanding program. Participants are expected to fully immerse themselves, work together, and become a diverse team of disease detectives!

Daily Hours: 8:45 am – 4pm

To apply for the 2022 CDC Museum Disease Detective Camp first read the FAQs, next download, and complete application, then submit it by mail. Applications must be post-marked (mailed) by April 1, 2022.

Bugs, Bytes, & Bites Discovery Camp

Dates: June 20-June 24
Ages: 8-11 years old
Location: Grub-Ah-Dub Shack | 1016 Monroe Drive, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Explore and discover science through the wonderful world of insects at the Grub-Ah-Dub Shack. From sensors to food waste, campers will explore and investigate innovative ways to farm insects. With Mealworms as their inspiration, campers will tour sustainable farms, create interactive art, play fun games and go on Entomology adventures.

Daily Hours: 9am – 4 pm
Registration opens in March

I Am STEM Camp

Date: June 20 – July 15
Ages: K-12
Location: Virtual and multiple in-person options will be available

I AM STEM Camp is designed to expose K-12 children to the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through real-world experiences and exciting lessons. Our curriculum is taught by certified teachers and STEM professionals. There are virtual and face-to-face options available that center social justice and expose participants to STEM careers.

Daily Hours: 9am – 3 pm
Registration opens in March

Park Leadership Team @ Piedmont Park

Dates: June 6 – July 1
Ages: 14-15
Location: 1071 Piedmont Avenue NE
The Park Leadership team is a great way for youth ages 14-15 to be Park Ambassadors. The team will participate in a range of activities including: engaging with Park visitors, participating in public programs in the Park and developing and producing creative content for Park learners. All while getting to spend summer in the Park with their peers! Each week the Park Leadership Team will complete a service project in the Park like building a Little Free Library or working to create a new pollinator garden or painting an educational art piece in the Community Garden.

Daily Hours: 1pm – 5 pm
Registration opens in February

High Touch High Tech

Date: All Summer
Ages: 4-11
Location: Online and In Your Neighborhood!
High Touch High Tech has designed several ways to engage with their hands-on STEM content this summer. They can bring their content to your camp or neighborhood group weekly or for a weeklong half-day program. They also have 5 pre-recorded 60-minute Virtual Programs that can purchased individually or as a “Camp in a Bag” for over 50 different experiments. All supplies are included in the cost. Themes include Geology, Plants, Brains, Rockets, Sound and more.

Club Scikidz STEM Day Camps

Dates: June 6 – July 29
Ages: Rising PK – 8th
Locations: Nine metro-Atlanta locations (see website)
At Club SciKidz, we know that you want to be the parent who chooses the best camp for your kid. To do that, you need a fun and safe camp where your child will learn new skills from positive role models. The problem is planning your kid’s summer activities can be overwhelming. We believe you can plan a great summer experience for your kid. We understand, we have kids, and our children’s well-being is our top priority, which is why we’re proud that 70% of our campers each year come from referrals and repeat business. So, join us this summer. Don’t miss out on opportunities for your kid to thrive, and instead, your kid will be engaged learning new skills with like-minded friends and beg you to come back.

Daily hours: 9 AM – 4 PM (Before and Aftercare available)

Summer Safari Camps at Zoo Atlanta

Dates: May 31, 2022 – July 29, 2022
Ages: 5-14
Location: Zoo Atlanta

Join us for an exploration of all things WILD! From pandas to parrots to pine snakes, young explorers will be immersed in hands-on, minds-on learning while having fun! Zoo Atlanta’s Safari Camp: Summer Session is the perfect summer break experience for children ages 5 to 14. Each week campers embark on a different Zoo expedition, exploring wildlife and wild places. From Conservation Champions to Survival of the Fittest, participants will be engaged in ways they can save wildlife and wild places. Select an individual week that fits in your summer plans, or spend the entire summer with us. For more information, please visit the Zoo Atlanta website.

Times: Safari Camp hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m.  (Drop-off starts 8:30 a.m.) Extended care is available for $75 per week from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.