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Camp Invention

Spark your child’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program! Children in grades K-6 will team up and take on fun, hands-on STEM challenges. They’ll build their own mini skate park, turn a robot into a stuffie and more! Visit invent.org/local to secure your spot! Use promo code LOCAL15 by 5/17 to save $15 off the registration fee.

Basic Info:

Address: Various Locations throughout the Indianapolis Area!
Phone: (800) 968-4332
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.invent.org/local
Gender of Campers: All
Dates: Various dates based on location!
Hours: Various times based on location!
Ages: Entering K – Grade 6
Activities: Fun, hands-on STEM activities

 Q & A with Camp Invention

What makes Camp Invention unique?

We are a confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by certified local educators, our camps offer new and exciting hands-on activities every year.


What activities are offered at Camp Invention?

During this dynamic, high-energy program, young innovators will:
• Dive into cutting-edge ocean research as they adopt their own robotic fish, design and patent aquatic plants, and take their fish friend home in a mini tank.
• Discover real space exploration technology when they create Spacepacks and AstroArm devices, mine an asteroid and observe erupting ice volcanoes.
• Combine science and art to build their own robotic artist, engage in design thinking, make spin art and learn how inventions can change the way people create.
• Experiment with the fun of physics, engineering and gaming as they design, build and test their own mega marble arcades.

What is the camper-to-counselor ratio?


How much time do the campers spend outside?

Time outside varies based on activities but campers can expect to be outside throughout the day.


Does Camp Invention provide lunch/snacks, or do parents need to send them?

Parents need to provide lunch/snacks.

What is the typical daily schedule for campers?

Base Camp – A.M.
Morning Modules
Games & Lunch
Afternoon Modules
Base Camp – P.M.


How old are the counselors, and how are they trained?

Counselors are local educators. We also have Leaders-in-Training (LIT) and Leadership Interns (LI) to assist the counselors and parent volunteers.

What accommodations are made for campers with special needs?

Accommodations can be made for campers with special needs.

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