Waukesha County STEM Summer Camps & Programs

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Bricks 4 Kidz

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Bricks 4 Kidz is devoted to developing enrichment programs for children ages 3-12+, providing an extraordinary atmosphere where students learn to build unique creations with LEGO® Bricks. They are committed to developing proprietary models in which children learn to build simple machines, motorized models, robotics and much more.  Bricks 4 Kidz® programs are designed to teach the fundamentals of S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) using LEGO® Bricks.


Drobots Company

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Drobots programs are for kids and teens of all experience levels interested in robotics, drones, game design, coding, technology, AI, AR, VR, entrepreneurship, engineering, business! They offer offer summer camp programs such as: 3D Design, 2D Design, Digital Animation, LEGO Engineering, LEGO Stem, Robotics Engineering, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), and 3D Printing. Join a Drobots program this summer and become a coder, game developer, robotics engineer, animator or designer. Beginner or advanced, build your self-esteem and confidence while will taking your coding and engineering skills to the next level in a safe, positive, and friendly environment.


iD Tech Summer Camps (Ages 6-18)

iD Tech offers hands-on, high-energy summer programs for kids and teens. Co-ed options include iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, iD Coding and Engineering Academy and iD Game Design & Development Academy for teens ages 13-18, and iD AcademyNEXT for advanced students. Alexa Café is an all-girls program for ages 10-15. Programs are held at over 150 prestigious campuses nationwide. In southeastern Wisconsin, camps are offered at Carroll University and Marquette University.

 

Courses include the following and more:
Coding and Engineering 101
Game Design and Development 101
RoboCoder: Robotics and Visual Coding with LEGO
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 


MAD SCIENCE OF MILWAUKEE SUMMER CAMPS

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The Mad Science camps are truly unique experiences and encompass all of the fun and excitement you have come to expect from Mad Science, including our phenomenal take-home projects. Mad Science camps are full of exciting, fun hands-on science activities. Your child will become a junior scientist and be able to explore a variety of science adventures. Children will design, create, build and assemble a variety of interesting projects and will take at least one project home every day. Camps are being offered at several locations throughout the Milwaukee area and surrounding areas.


Maydm Summer of STEM

Maydm is offering three immersive summer programs in Madison in 2019 focusing on everything from building your own website to learning an industry leading 3D modeling software. We aim to offer our students the technical skills and experiences necessary, preparing them for careers in STEM. Students will take several trips to local companies to experience what a STEM career looks like and will be matched with a year-long mentor to work with even after the camp ends!

Grades 6-8: The Wonderful World of Web Development (June 17-July 5)
Grades 9-12: An Appetite for App Development (June 17- July 19) & Taking Design into the Third Dimension (Solidworks) (July 8-August 30)


UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha Summer College

UWM at Waukesha Summer College for Kids camps are designed to meet the needs of highly motivated children between the ages of 8-14. They are eager to provide safe, fun, hands-on learning that will provide a foundation of skills that students will continue to build upon throughout their lives. These main skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity are the 4 C’s that employers are looking for. Their goal is provide students with these key skills needed for success and individual growth.

Camps Offered:

Mysteries of Outer Space!
Creative Programming
Environmental Studies
Computer Programming
Engineering Challenges Camp
STEM Challenges Camp
Smart Phone Robotics


WCTC Discover Me: Hands-on Career Exploration Summer Camp

Middle school camp for students entering grades 6, 7 and 8

This exciting summer camp is open to all students entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade. Explore your interests, and discover new and exciting careers! Check out the career activity options below, and choose the track that's right for you. Be sure to sign up early! Activities are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and tracks fill up rapidly. Cost includes daily lunch* and t-shirt.


WCTC IT for Teens

Middle and high school students can learn more about Python programming and JavaScript in these summer courses. Both courses are held at WCTC's Pewaukee Campus.

Python Programming: The Python Programming course will introduce teens to computer programming using the Python programming language. Python is used at several top universities because it is very straight forward and easy to learn. We will explore problem solving techniques, sequential commands, decisions and loops. The last day of class will be ramping up to creating a video game/visual novel.

JavaScript: This course is an introduction to programming fundamentals using JavaScript. JavaScript is a client-side scripting language used for creating dynamic web applications. Fundamentals covered include variables, decisions, functions, events, loops and arrays. Use these fundamentals by applying them to a range of programs that solve personal and business problems with hands-on exercises. Cascading style sheets (CSS), hypertext markup language (HTML) and the document object model (DOM) will also be discussed.


WCTC Find My Future: Hands-on Career Exploration Summer Camp

This exciting summer camp is open to all students entering ninth, tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade. Explore your interests, and discover new and exciting careers! Check out the career activity options below, and choose the track that's right for you. Be sure to sign up early! Activities are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and tracks fill up rapidly. Cost includes daily lunch* and t-shirt.


WCTC Nitro-X Automotive Camp

Middle school camp for students entering grades 7, 8 and 9

This exciting automotive summer camp is open to all students entering seventh, eighth or ninth grade. During this week-long camp, students will work in pairs to build and modify a remote-controlled (RC) vehicle and race their vehicle on the last day of camp. They will also be introduced to career opportunities in automotive and truck maintenance programs while enjoying field trips to three local businesses.

Space is extremely limited! Register below by June 1. Camp fee includes daily lunch and snacks and a Nitro-X t-shirt. Students with dietary restrictions must provide their own meals. Participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes each day.


WCTC Beginning LEGO® Robotics Programming  (Ages 10-13)

Beginning LEGO Robotics Programming is for children ages 10 to 13 to inspire their imaginations and challenge their minds. Participants will use LEGO bricks to explore robotics, mechanical systems, electronics and programming. Campers will work in teams of two with the same robots used in the First LEGO League competition. They will discover basic concepts including EV3 interface; MOVE, MOTOR and RESET blocks; turning; math for the robot; and other resources. Advanced concepts will also be discussed, including light sensors, program control and touch sensors.