Camp Invention helps kids identify inventors as role models, develop creative problem-solving skills and build confidence.
Every child can invent
Camp Invention® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life. Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into kids' natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem-solving.
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Fun for the Summer
Our camp is designed to keep kids engaged.
Skills for the Future
We give our campers a strong STEM foundation.
Looking for more programs? We provide STEM education for all ages.
For nearly two decades, Camp Invention’s impact has been measured through independent evaluations. These evaluations have shown that participation in just one week of Camp Invention results in statistically significant short-term and long-term improvements in:
Camp Invention also supports stronger school performance. A third-party evaluation found that participation in Camp Invention contributes to these three key steps to ensuring your child follows a college path:
Increase in students’ average GPA
Improved test scores
Discover our new 2020 Camp Invention program
To provide a one-of-a-kind experience at Camp Invention each year, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) education team collaborates annually with NIHF Inductees to develop a new and exciting curriculum.
Our 2020 program, Elevate, sparks excitement and inspiration as children engage in hands-on challenges, discover world-changing inventors, and build their confidence as creators and innovators.