While summer camps are sure to look different this year, our Challenger Learning Centers have still put together incredible offerings for K-12 students. Some locations are strictly virtual, while others will offer limited capacity in-person camps. Take a look at the innovative ways our Challenger Learning Centers are still engaging with students during the summer months. For more information about the camps, please contact the specific location.

Challenger Learning Center of Maine (Bangor, ME)

Challenger Learning Center at the Discovery Museum (Bridgeport, CT)

Challenger STEM Learning Center; University of Tennessee Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN)

  • In-Person camp offerings with multiple grades running concurrently within the same week (convenient for siblings of different ages)
  • Camps run all day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • NEW in 2020 – EXPLORE camp structured for rising 3rd – 5th grade campers
  • More information: www.utc.edu/challenger-stem-learning-center/summercamps.php

Challenger Learning Center of Colorado (Colorado Springs, CO)

  • Virtual offerings
  • Activities for both students and families
  • Activities work to extend the learning throughout June and July with hands-on family go-do’s and digital summer camps that encourage everyone to watch, read, collaborate, and get outside
  • June – Digital Aerospace Adventure Camps
  • More information: www.challengercolorado.org/summer-camps.html

Challenger Learning Center at the Columbia Memorial Space Center (Downey, CA)

  • Virtual offerings July 6 – July 31, Monday through Friday
  • Each week, campers will focus on a particular theme: “Journey to Space” where participants will build and create their way through the phases of a space mission while “Maker Challenge” campers will stretch their imagination and test their skills in daily challenges
  • More information: www.columbiaspacescience.org/camp

Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana (Hammond, IN)

Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky (Hazard, KY)

  • Mix of in-person and virtual offerings
  • Lego Creations (ages 6-10)
  • Rockets and Planes! (ages 6-10)
  • Virtual Wonders (ages 8-13)
  • Cartoon Workshop with Christopher Epling (ages 8-12)
  • Electronics with Snap Circuits (ages 9-14)
  • More information: www.clcky.com/summer

Challenger Learning Center of Alaska (Kenai, AK)

  • Mix of in-person and virtual offerings
  • Build, Bust, and Burn (grades 4-6)
  • CSI, Forensic Sciences (grades 7-8)
  • To the Moon and Beyond (Virtual, grades 4-5)
  • Things that Move (Virtual, grades 6-8)
  • More information: akchallenger.org/home/camps/

Challenger Learning Center of Lockport (Lockport, NY )

  • In-person Robotics and Programming (July)
  • In-person Astronomy and Space Exploration (July)
  • In-person Advanced Robotics and Programming (August)
  • In-person Prehistory Mysteries (August)
  • More information: www.clclockport.org/summer-camps.html

Challenger Learning Center-Louisville (Louisville, KY)

Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College (Normal, IL)

Challenger Learning Center – St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

  • Virtual offerings in June and July
  • Junior Ground Control Camp (ages 8-11)
  • Advanced Ground Control Camp (ages 12-15)
  • Robotics Camp (ages 12+)
  • Drone Camp (ages 12+)
  • More information: www.challengerstl.org/programs/summer-camps/

John Fluke Jr. Challenger Learning Center at The Museum of Flight (Seattle, WA)

  • Virtual offerings from July to August
  • All week-long camp themes are offered for 3rd-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, or 9th-12th grade
  • Daily guided virtual activities run from approx. 12-5 pm PDT
  • Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at Home themes: Aviation History, Design Process, Humans in Space and Forces of Flight
  • More information: www.museumofflight.org/Education/Boeing-Academy-at-Home

Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee (Tallahassee, FL)

  • Virtual offerings for grades K-5 (rising first graders-rising sixth graders).
  • Minecraft Geology, Virtual Coding, Minecraft Engineering, Robotics Challenge, and STEAM Smorgasbord
  • More information: www.challengertlh.com/virtual-summer-camps/



As of June 15, 2020

All information was accurate at the time of posting. Due to new and changing restrictions within communities, schedules and availability may change. Please confirm all details with the individual location.