Summer Camps

Calling all Coders, Engineers, Scientists, Explorers and Designers!

Enter Zaniac’s STEAM Lab for Kids!

Discover how the world works! Spark your child’s curiosity in our Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Summer Camps!

We engage your child’s mind and hands with interactive Summer Camps to explore, learn, research, experiment and innovate. Enjoy popular favorites & NEW Camps this Summer! Use our cutting-edge tools to create projects and experiments led by our role model instructors!

Each Summer Camp is grouped for your child’s age and grade. Our small camp sizes provide a personalized and exceptional experience for every child. Have a blast with our STEAM Lab Summer Camps in our safe & fun Zaniac Campus!

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Summer Camps Run Weekly, June 1 - August 11

Zaniac Summer Camp Features:
  • Cutting-edge tools to create projects + conduct experiments
  • Small camp sizes grouped by age = exceptional experience
  • Gain STEAM skills + avoid the summertime slide
  • Fun, safe and encouraging environment
  • Lunch & play outdoors
  • Weekly feedback from role model instructors
  • Make new friends & boost confidence
  • Zaniac Water Bottle with every camp
  • Certificate of completion after every camp

Full-Day Weekly Camps:
  • 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Full Week: $399

Half-Day Weekly Camps:
  • 8:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Full Week: $249
Zaniac Summer Camps

Week 1 AM Camps - June 1st - June 5th
Mechanical Engineering K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.

Drones: Build & Fly 3-8

Watch your engineering and coding skills take flight with Drones! Campers use creativity and critical-thinking skills to successfully engineer the design and code behind two drone models. Explore physics and geometry to understand how the anatomy of a drone supports its course of flight and how to program their drone with block programming commands to pilot their drone's flight path. Complete a variety of hands-on challenges and understand the real-world applications of drone technology.

3D Printing and Design 3-8

Get immersed in the engineering and design process through working with cutting edge software and technology. Take your exciting ideas and turn them into reality with 3D prints!

Minecraft Galaxy K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore the galaxy! Learn about Earth's oceans and undersea life with the Oceancraft mod, and explore space with the Galacticraft mod. Design and build rockets that travel to the moon, International Space Station, and even Mars. The final camp culminates with a team-building space rescue!


Week 1 PM Camps - June 1st - June 5th
Future Design Builders K-5

Today’s engineers use a process called the Engineering Design Process. During this fun-filled week, we will learn how engineers use this process. Use this process to design and create furniture, vehicles, towers, houses, bridges and many more items that we will need in the future. Solve problems independently and collaboratively and use science and math skills to solve real-world challenges.

Game Design: Code, Play & Learn K-8

Create a new game every camp and program classic arcade games (like Pac-man) and more. Learn advanced concepts, such as broadcasting, variables, and adaptability while working on collaborative learning skills.

Intro to VEX Robotics

Step up to the next level of robotics. Fun projects involve more hands-on skills and software integration. Introduces budding builders to VEX robotics for competitions in middle and high schools. Perfect for hands-on experiential learning and building awareness of software in robotics.

Minecraft Engineering and Design K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.


Week 2 AM Camps - June 8th - June 12th
Science Explorers 2-8

What kind of scientist do you want to be? Would it be a chemist, physicist, biologist, geologist or astronomer? Let’s get our hands dirty and hypothesize to learn about our Earth and Solar System. Kid Scientists in will use the scientific method and conduct experiments in our Zaniac Lab to learn about our world!

Minecraft Explorer K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore math (like Cartesian coordinates) to navigate while working together with friends to accomplish group missions. Explore real science and engineering concepts like biomes and gravity playing a game you love.

STEAM Quest Wizardry Wonders K-5

Enter the world of your child’s favorite books! Make scientist glasses, 3D printed magic wands, and learn about magic potions! Who needs a flashlight when you can create magic spells? End camp with a game of Battlebots, cheering for your favorite team!

App Creation: Publish Your Own App

Publish Your Own App -- Apps. Apps. Apps. Apps are everywhere. Why not make your own!


Week 2 PM Camps - June 8th - June 12th
Advanced 3D Printing & Design 3-8

Learn advanced, professional level 3D modeling and CAD techniques! With an emphasis on functional design and robust modeling, students will learn the specifics of how 3D Print & Design is used today. Learn about the software used in college design and architecture classes, slicer software and how to alter your own print settings.

STEAM Quest Maker Space K-5

Do you like to to create, build, tinker, invent, learn and share? Campers will be exposed to highly engaging hands-on learning and problem solving through a great range of tools, machines, technology, possibilities, and instructor encouragement. They will gain familiarity with maker concepts such as programming, robotics, engineering, multimedia, and design.

Mechatronics K-8

Campers learn the basics of robotics, the scientific method, forces, and design through exploring scientific and engineering concepts. Build and program robotic solutions to defined projects. In circuits, campers use littleBits and Snap circuits to learn about basic inputs, outputs, analogs, electricity, and more!

Minecraft Redstone Lab 3-8

Enter the electrifying Redstone Lab, the circuit equivalent in Minecraft that allows students to use electrical engineering concepts to create complex machines such as a clock or a calculator. Learn about inputs, outputs, logic gates. Use critical-thinking skills to solve electrical challenges throughout the laboratory.


Week 3 AM Camps - June 15th - June 19th
Exploring Electronics Lab K-5

Be an electrical engineer! Explore electrical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation using littleBits™, a system of modules that magnetically snap together to build projects ranging from flashlights to synthesizers. Learn about basic inputs, outputs, analogs, electricity, and more!

Minecraft Dreamworld

Imagine your future and build it. Learn architectural concepts and create innovative designs for scratch. Learn physics while building impenetrable forts. Combine physics and architecture to create a world for tomorrow.

Advanced Robotics 3-8

Technology and math skills come to life with the LEGO EV3 Robotics System! Work with our robotics experts to build complex robot systems. Learn the basics of robotics, the scientific method, forces, and design through exploring scientific and engineering concepts.

Intro to Computer Science 3-8

Get introduced to coding and computer science by way of making and design, using the new micro:bit microcontroller board, and Microsoft’s easy and powerful MakeCode, a block-based coding environment. Join us for our project-based curriculum with a maker philosophy at its core. By making physical objects, campers create a context for learning coding and computer science concepts using interesting problems our campers want to solve!


Week 3 PM Camps - June 15th - June 19th
STEAM Quest: Space Engineers 2-8

Explore a whole new universe and be astronauts in 2020. Learn about aerospace engineering and orbital mechanics by completing a series of missions. Let’s use Kerbal Space and Drones to understand flying technologies. Campers will explore space gloves, rockets & rovers as well as remote sensing devices in a series of engineering projects!

Passion for Coding

Play with robots and simple games to discover the joy of coding. Explore different options for making more complex games. Program and control Lego and VEX robots to solve various challenges.

Minecraft Mods Coder 3-8

Work with developer tools including JDK, Eclipse, Terminal, and Gimp to create custom items, blocks, and new materials by writing your own code in Java. Learn to install resource packs and pre-existing mods, and interpret the elements of existing mods to define qualities for your own.

Robotics for Beginners K-2

Technology and math skills come to life with the LEGO EV3 Robotics System, Ozobots, Spheros and more! Work with our robotics experts to learn and build robot systems to solve challenges or just play with your robot creations!


Week 4 AM Camps - June 22nd - June 26th
Medieval Makers K-8

Go back centuries in time and get immersed in the past to learn about the history and development of engineering over time. Enjoy hands-on projects to explore castles and towers, simple machines and even map making! Medieval Makers will use additional tools like Scratch, Minecraft, LEGOs and JavaScript to explore the physics and engineering of the Medieval World.

VEX IQ Robotics

Go further from Intro to VEX Robotics. Build multiple types of machines to execute specific tasks while learning physics.

STEAM Quest Superheroes K-5

Compose in our Music Lab. Tinker with Keytar. Make Superhero weapons in Robotics. Design costumes with Inkscape. Make Masks with Paper Circuits. Design in 3D and print logos and symbols.

Minecraft Engineering and Design K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.


Week 4 PM Camps - June 22nd - June 26th
Future Design Builders K-5

Today’s engineers use a process called the Engineering Design Process. During this fun-filled week, we will learn how engineers use this process. Use this process to design and create furniture, vehicles, towers, houses, bridges and many more items that we will need in the future. Solve problems independently and collaboratively and use science and math skills to solve real-world challenges.

STEAM Quest Maker Space K-5

Do you like to to create, build, tinker, invent, learn and share? Campers will be exposed to highly engaging hands-on learning and problem solving through a great range of tools, machines, technology, possibilities, and instructor encouragement. They will gain familiarity with maker concepts such as programming, robotics, engineering, multimedia, and design.

Minecraft Explorer K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore math (like Cartesian coordinates) to navigate while working together with friends to accomplish group missions. Explore real science and engineering concepts like biomes and gravity playing a game you love.

Kerbal Space Program 3-8

Use a realistic aerospace simulator to learn about aerospace engineering, orbital mechanics, aerodynamics, and space exploration concepts, igniting a lifelong interest in science and space!


Week 5 AM Camps - June 29th - July 3rd
Science Explorers 2-8

What kind of scientist do you want to be? Would it be a chemist, physicist, biologist, geologist or astronomer? Let’s get our hands dirty and hypothesize to learn about our Earth and Solar System. Kid Scientists in will use the scientific method and conduct experiments in our Zaniac Lab to learn about our world!

Minecraft Galaxy K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore the galaxy! Learn about Earth's oceans and undersea life with the Oceancraft mod, and explore space with the Galacticraft mod. Design and build rockets that travel to the moon, International Space Station, and even Mars. The final camp culminates with a team-building space rescue!

Advanced Robotics 3-8

Technology and math skills come to life with the LEGO EV3 Robotics System! Work with our robotics experts to build complex robot systems. Learn the basics of robotics, the scientific method, forces, and design through exploring scientific and engineering concepts.

Passion for Coding

Play with robots and simple games to discover the joy of coding. Explore different options for making more complex games. Program and control Lego and VEX robots to solve various challenges.


Week 5 PM Camps - June 29th - July 3rd
Mechatronics K-8

Campers learn the basics of robotics, the scientific method, forces, and design through exploring scientific and engineering concepts. Build and program robotic solutions to defined projects. In circuits, campers use littleBits and Snap circuits to learn about basic inputs, outputs, analogs, electricity, and more!

AI with Python

Get started in the world of coding with Python and learn how it is used in Artificial Intelligence.

Minecraft Dreamworld

Imagine your future and build it. Learn architectural concepts and create innovative designs for scratch. Learn physics while building impenetrable forts. Combine physics and architecture to create a world for tomorrow.

STEAM Quest Wizardry Wonders K-8

Enter the world of your child’s favorite books! Make scientist glasses, 3D printed magic wands, learn about magic potions and play a game of Wizard Chess! Who needs a flashlight when you can create magic spells? End camp with a game of Robot Quidditch!


Week 6 AM Camps - July 6th - July 10th
Intro to Computer Science 3-8

Get introduced to coding and computer science by way of making and design, using the new micro:bit microcontroller board, and Microsoft’s easy and powerful MakeCode, a block-based coding environment. Join us for our project-based curriculum with a maker philosophy at its core. By making physical objects, campers create a context for learning coding and computer science concepts using interesting problems our campers want to solve!

Minecraft Redstone Lab 3-8

Enter the electrifying Redstone Lab, the circuit equivalent in Minecraft that allows students to use electrical engineering concepts to create complex machines such as a clock or a calculator. Learn about inputs, outputs, logic gates. Use critical-thinking skills to solve electrical challenges throughout the laboratory.

Mechanical Engineering K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.

STEAM Quest Galactic Missions K-8

Build and program robots for space missions and compose your own soundtrack in our Music Lab for your stellar mission! Navigate the map of foreign cities in Minecraft and use Scratch to create your own robot mission training camp to deliver cargo to your space destination!


Week 6 PM Camps - July 6th - July 10th
STEAM Quest Wizardry Wonders K-8

Enter the world of your child’s favorite books! Make scientist glasses, 3D printed magic wands, learn about magic potions and play a game of Wizard Chess! Who needs a flashlight when you can create magic spells? End camp with a game of Robot Quidditch!

Space Exploration K-8

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Join us as we explore space through the eyes of an astronaut. Let’s learn more about the planets, moons, stars and space technology. Journey with us as we travel through our solar system and participate in real astronaut-training activities, including living in space. Discover the technologies that space scientists and astronauts use, including lunar rovers and robotic arms. Using what you have learned in this camp, will you be able to survive in space?

Medieval Makers K-8

Go back centuries in time and get immersed in the past to learn about the history and development of engineering over time. Enjoy hands-on projects to explore castles and towers, simple machines and even map making! Medieval Makers will use additional tools like Scratch, Minecraft, LEGOs and JavaScript to explore the physics and engineering of the Medieval World.

Minecraft Mods Coder 3-8

Work with developer tools including JDK, Eclipse, Terminal, and Gimp to create custom items, blocks, and new materials by writing your own code in Java. Learn to install resource packs and pre-existing mods, and interpret the elements of existing mods to define qualities for your own.


Week 7 AM Camps - July 13th - July 17th
Passion for Coding

Play with robots and simple games to discover the joy of coding. Explore different options for making more complex games. Program and control Lego and VEX robots to solve various challenges.

Drones: Build & Fly! 3-8

Watch your engineering and coding skills take flight with Drones! Campers use creativity and critical-thinking skills to successfully engineer the design and code behind two drone models. Explore physics and geometry to understand how the anatomy of a drone supports its course of flight and how to program their drone with block programming commands to pilot their drone's flight path. Complete a variety of hands-on challenges and understand the real-world applications of drone technology.

STEAM Quest Maker Space K-5

Do you like to to create, build, tinker, invent, learn and share? Campers will be exposed to highly engaging hands-on learning and problem solving through a great range of tools, machines, technology, possibilities, and instructor encouragement. They will gain familiarity with maker concepts such as programming, robotics, engineering, multimedia, and design.

Minecraft Engineering & Design 3-8

Students explore the inner workings of manufacturing and heavy industry, ranging from baseline resource gathering to advanced metal production. With the simplified tools provided by Minecraft, students set up working facilities to create products from raw materials, and set up a logistics network that can efficiently move items to where they are needed.


Week 7 PM Camps - July 13th - July 17th
Little Engineers Circuit Lab K-5

Get charged up! Campers will be introduced to the basic properties of electricity and electronics. Learn the fundamentals behind circuitry and how circuits are used in the technological devices we use today. Kids will be able to create circuits to shine a light bulb, spin a motor and produce sounds.

Minecraft Dreamworld

Imagine your future and build it. Learn architectural concepts and create innovative designs for scratch. Learn physics while building impenetrable forts. Combine physics and architecture to create a world for tomorrow.

STEAM Quest Galactic Missions K-8

Build and program robots for space missions and compose your own soundtrack in our Music Lab for your stellar mission! Navigate the map of foreign cities in Minecraft and use Scratch to create your own robot mission training camp to deliver cargo to your space destination!

Intro to VEX Robotics

Step up to the next level of robotics. Fun projects involve more hands-on skills and software integration. Introduces budding builders to VEX robotics for competitions in middle and high schools. Perfect for hands-on experiential learning and building awareness of software in robotics.


Week 8 AM Camps - July 20th - July 24th
Robotics for Beginners K-2

Technology and math skills come to life with the LEGO EV3 Robotics System, Ozobots, Spheros and more! Work with our robotics experts to learn and build robot systems to solve challenges or just play with your robot creations!

Fashion Design / Garageband 3-8

Design one-of-a-kind looks using digital modeling and create custom, wearable accessories through 3D printing. Explore color theory and use the open-source vector graphics software Inkscape. Assemble your own custom garment designs by assembling mood boards, drawing vectors, arranging nodes, and layering color palettes. Something for every taste—from dresses to sports gear!/ Get hands-on experience with real-world music production equipment and bring your song ideas to life! Enter our Music Lab using GarageBand®, the perfect primer for beginners. Start with the basics of musical notation and form, and you’ll work through looping, editing, sound manipulation, and capturing vocals and MIDI instrumentation to create your own music.

Minecraft Explorer K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore math (like Cartesian coordinates) to navigate while working together with friends to accomplish group missions. Explore real science and engineering concepts like biomes and gravity playing a game you love.

Medieval Makers K-8

Go back centuries in time and get immersed in the past to learn about the history and development of engineering over time. Enjoy hands-on projects to explore castles and towers, simple machines and even map making! Medieval Makers will use additional tools like Scratch, Minecraft, LEGOs and JavaScript to explore the physics and engineering of the Medieval World.


Week 8 PM Camps - July 20th - July 24th
Drones: Build & Fly 3-8

Watch your engineering and coding skills take flight with Drones! Campers use creativity and critical-thinking skills to successfully engineer the design and code behind two drone models. Explore physics and geometry to understand how the anatomy of a drone supports its course of flight and how to program their drone with block programming commands to pilot their drone's flight path. Complete a variety of hands-on challenges and understand the real-world applications of drone technology.

Mechanical Engineering K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.

App Creation: Publish Your Own App

Publish Your Own App -- Apps. Apps. Apps. Apps are everywhere. Why not make your own!

Minecraft Galaxy K-8

Game-Based Learning using Minecraft™ capitalizes on the love you already have for the game as we explore the galaxy! Learn about Earth's oceans and undersea life with the Oceancraft mod, and explore space with the Galacticraft mod. Design and build rockets that travel to the moon, International Space Station, and even Mars. The final camp culminates with a team-building space rescue!


Week 9 AM Camps - July 27th - July 31st
Art & Math Quests 3-8

Mathematics has a long history of influencing art. In our Art & Math combo camp, let’s create fine art-inspired projects using math, including tessellations, equations, math facts, pixels, symmetry, geometric shapes and patterns and motifs used by cultures from all over the world.

Mechanical Engineering K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.

STEAM Quest Maker Space K-5

Do you like to to create, build, tinker, invent, learn and share? Campers will be exposed to highly engaging hands-on learning and problem solving through a great range of tools, machines, technology, possibilities, and instructor encouragement. They will gain familiarity with maker concepts such as programming, robotics, engineering, multimedia, and design.

Minecraft Redstone Lab 3-8

Enter the electrifying Redstone Lab, the circuit equivalent in Minecraft that allows students to use electrical engineering concepts to create complex machines such as a clock or a calculator. Learn about inputs, outputs, logic gates. Use critical-thinking skills to solve electrical challenges throughout the laboratory.


Week 9 PM Camps - July 27th - July 31st
Math w/ Minecraft K-8

Learning is more effective when it's in the form of play. Let the kids "play" Mincecraft while our instructors challenge and reinforce "math" concepts into their game.

NEW! Zane Math with Robotics K-8

Coming Soon!

Advanced Robotics 3-8

Technology and math skills come to life with the LEGO EV3 Robotics System! Work with our robotics experts to build complex robot systems. Learn the basics of robotics, the scientific method, forces, and design through exploring scientific and engineering concepts.

Minecraft Mods Coder 3-8

Work with developer tools including JDK, Eclipse, Terminal, and Gimp to create custom items, blocks, and new materials by writing your own code in Java. Learn to install resource packs and pre-existing mods, and interpret the elements of existing mods to define qualities for your own.


Week 10 AM Camps - Aug 3rd - Aug 7th
Advanced 3D Printing and Design 3-8

Learn advanced, professional level 3D modeling and CAD techniques! With an emphasis on functional design and robust modeling, students will learn the specifics of how 3D Print & Design is used today. Learn about the software used in college design and architecture classes, slicer software and how to alter your own print settings.

Zane Math with Robotics K-8

Learning is more effective when it's in the form of play. Let the kids "design, build, and play" with various robots while our instructors challenge and reinforce "math" concepts into their activities.

Minecraft Dreamworld

Imagine your future and build it. Learn architectural concepts and create innovative designs for scratch. Learn physics while building impenetrable forts. Combine physics and architecture to create a world for tomorrow.

Art & Math Quests 3-8

Mathematics has a long history of influencing art. In our Art & Math combo camp, let’s create fine art-inspired projects using math, including tessellations, equations, math facts, pixels, symmetry, geometric shapes and patterns and motifs used by cultures from all over the world.


Week 10 PM Camps - Aug 3rd - Aug 7th
Math with Minecraft Engineering K-8

Explore math in the world of engineering. Identify why math is important to the interests of kids and their future.

STEAM Quest: Space Engineers 2-8

Explore a whole new universe and be astronauts in 2020. Learn about aerospace engineering and orbital mechanics by completing a series of missions. Let’s use Kerbal Space and Drones to understand flying technologies. Campers will explore space gloves, rockets & rovers as well as remote sensing devices in a series of engineering projects.

Minecraft Engineering & Design K-5

Think, build, create! Our engineering camp explores mechanical engineering through hands-on exploration and innovation. You will get an introduction to levers, inclined planes, pulleys, screws, and complete challenges through building motorized mechanisms in teams.

Passion for Coding

Play with robots and simple games to discover the joy of coding. Explore different options for making more complex games. Program and control Lego and VEX robots to solve various challenges.

Our Summer Camp space is limited, so enroll today!