Legos become engineering tools at camp. Photo courtesy of Play-Well-TEKnologies
Legos become engineering tools at camp. Photo courtesy of Play-Well-TEKnologies

STEM Summer Camps near Boston: Science, Coding, and Engineering for Kids

Got a STEM-savvy Boston kid? At these science, computer, math, and design-focused summer camps in Massachusetts that are offering in-person programming in 2021, children can fly drones, learn Minecraft modding, build catapults, explore marine biology, and much more. Yes, STEM camps beat summertime brain drain, but for kids, these hands-on programs are just plain fun.

Check out these STEM summer camps for preschoolers, elementary schoolers, and high schoolers, or take a look at our extensive Boston Summer Camp Guide and Summer Camp Directory for tons of options that fit all interests. Still not sure what camp is the best fit for your kids? Learn more about local and virtual summer camps with our upcoming Online Camp Fair. Visit virtual booths and watch live camp demos.

2021 note: All photos were taken at camps pre-COVID.

Places featured in this article:


Empow Studios STEM Enrichment Center - Lexington

Empow Studios STEM Enrichment Center - Newton

Empow Studios at Old South Church

iCode of Wellesley
Spring BloomFest
Stevens-Coolidge Place - various times Pick
Garden Buds
Tower Hill Botanic Garden - 10:30 AM
Grow with Me! Series for Kids
Washington Crossing State Park - 4:00 PM
Asian Lantern Spectacular
Roger Williams Zoo - 5:30 PM
T-Rex Adventure
Stone Zoo Parking Lot - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides