In the Chicago area, suburban schools tend to have earlyish breaks in March while Chicago Public Schools often don’t break until mid- to late-April. Spring Break weather can be unpredictable to say the least, but regardless of timing, there are fantastic options in the metro area for enrichment for kids up through middle school. We’re pleased to present you with our inaugural list of Chicago Spring Break STEM and STEAM Camps. Coding? Check. Biology? Yes. Minecraft? You got it! We’ve partnered with some of the area’s leading providers to bring you the awesome round-up!
Chicago Area Spring Break STEM Camps 2019
Digital Adventures Join the top-rated (100+ 5 star reviews) coding for kids studio in Chicago for the Ultimate Adventure digital technology camp. Your child will learn to build video games, robots, animations, Minecraft Mods, 3D models and movies in our state-of-the-art learning studio. Locations: Lincoln Park & Wilmette. 10% off with promo code MAKERMOM.
Codeverse Jump into coding and create your own video game during this STEM camp! Perfect for both new or experienced coders. Spend a week learning to code, building robots, 3D printing, and controlling concert lights and other cutting-edge technology in our interactive studio. Lincoln Park, Naperville, Wilmette.
Zoo Camp at Brookfield Zoo has options for kids ages 6-12 to learn about animals and their importance in different cultures.
Kids with Kids Camp at the Angelic Organics farm gives human kids ages 6-12 a chance to care for baby goats and learn about farm life.
Do you have a budding botany, marine biology, or zoology lover in the house? The Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, and Chicago Botanic Garden have Spring break camps for elementary school students. Alas, nothing for older kids at these sites.
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