Top STEM and Academic Camps in Dallas

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Published Apr 12, 2016

Ar you looking for a fun and educational experience for your child this summer? If so, these are some great choices:

Top STEM and Academic Camps in Dallas


For those of you who don’t know, STEM is a popular acronym for “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.” Opportunities in the STEM fields are on the rise, meaning it has never been a better time to learn how to create and innovate!

If you want your kids to get a competitive edge learning code, game design, robotics and many other awesome activities check out our list of the Top STEM & Academic Camp providers below.



Park Cities Speech, Language & Learning Center

The Center is a private pediatric and adolescent clinic committed to improving the lives of individuals with communication deficits and language based learning challenges. Summer camps include Reading to Learn, Study Skills/Time Management, Book Club, Written Language, and Back to School Refreshed.




Club SciKidz Dallas

Club SciKidz Dallas is the best place under the sun for extraordinary summers! Spark your child’s love of science this summer by enrolling them in fun and engaging science day camps. With 23 exciting themed camps for children ages 4-12, your child is sure to have an unforgettable experience as they do hands-on activities and learn how science is used in everyday life.




Design Connect Create!

Design Connect Create! is an immersive hands-on experience for every student to explore and have fun with physics. Students form a deep understanding and build confidence to move forward and persist in STEM. Labs, female guest speakers, interactive problem solving and engineering challenges fill action packed days.




DIS Summer Enrichment Camp

The DIS Summer Enrichment Camp is a 6-week program that provides your child with the opportunity to explore languages, arts, sports, and technology. Campers may enroll 1/2-day or full day for any combination of activities. They will be placed based on their age and level in groups of 10-15. For full day campers, lunch is provided at no extra cost.




Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum Summer Camps are designed for children entering preschool to 10th grade. Campers will delve into the natural world and expand on their surroundings through the lens of environmental stewardship. Using STEM practices, campers will practice problem solving and critical thinking skills and develop a greater sense of exploration and adventure. Experienced teachers will guide campers through indoor and outdoor activities, games and challenges.




Parish Summer

Parish Summer offers over 300 camps for all ages and interests, including all day camps, STEM Classes, Dance, Golf, Photography, Academic Enrichment, Musical Theatre, Volleyball, Sewing, Basketball, Web Design, Cooking, Coding, LEGO Robotics, Music Lessons, Yoga and more! Camps are open to the public and available all summer long.




Frontiers of Flight Museum

The Frontiers of Flight Museum is offering two great summer programs this year--the Aviation & Space Camps, and the Flight School at Dallas Executive Airport.

Aviation & Space Camps are 5-day camps for kids in 1st through 12th grade, while Flight School is a 2-day program for kids in 5th-6th grades.





Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Exciting new adventures await at Perot Museum Discovery Camp this Summer! Each week will focus on a different science topic that incorporates science, technology, engineering, art and math skills. Full and half day camps are offered, with before and after care available.

Campers from Kindergarten to 6th grade will be divided in age-appropriate groups.




Explore Horizons Enrichment & Tutoring

Explore Horizons' mission is to develop the academic potential of children over the summer break in an engaging & motivational way. Children will avoid the academic regression that can occur over the long break from school. Enthusiastic staff, an engaging curriculum, and vibrant atmosphere will inspire your child to learn new skills and develop increased levels of confidence for success in the next school year!






Did you find any STEM camps or classes that your kids will love? We hope so.If not, don’t sweat it!

ChatterBlock has a huge, kid-friendly, comprehensive list of all the best local camps and classes. Check out our “Camps & Classes” tab on our homepage for more details.




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