Explore, learn, and thrive at KidzToPros STEM camps.
Explore, learn, and thrive at KidzToPros STEM camps.

6 Can't-Miss In-Person STEM Summer Camps for Chicago Kids

If architectural model making, video game development, battlebot competitions, 3D printing, and Harry Potter science sound like the makings of your kiddo's perfect summer, you're in luck. Chicago is jam-packed with STEM camps available at local universities, museums, and other nearby centers, offering a wide range of enriching, hands-on programming. And as science, technology, engineering, and math become increasingly important in our tech-centric world, you can give yourself a pat on the back for helping to hook your kid up with skills that will serve them long after their school days.

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If you're thinking, "Where do we sign up?," take a look at these much-loved Chicago-based STEM camps!


Immanuel Lutheran School
142 E 3rd Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

British International School of Chicago, South Loop
161 W 9th Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Regina Dominican High School
701 Locust Road
Wilmette, IL 60091

Saint Catherine Laboure Catholic
3535 Thornwood Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026

Kids Science Labs - South Loop
1801 S. Indiana (3rd Floor)
Chicago, IL 60616

Kids Science Labs - Lincoln Park
1500 N. Kingsbury
Chicago, IL 60642

Kids Science Labs - Northbrook
840 Willow Road Suite A
Northbrook, IL 60062

Kids Science Labs - Wheaton
275 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60189

Kids Science Labs - Roscoe Village
3342 North Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618

Camp Invention
In-person and at-home programs available
Chicago, IL

Kids STEM Studio Chicago
770 W Gladys Ave
Chicago, IL 60661

Newberry Math & Science Academy
700 W Willow St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Sager Solomon Schechter Day
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL

Ogden Avenue School
501 W. Ogden Ave.
LaGrange, IL 60525

Pritzker School
2009 W Schiller St.
Chicago, IL 60622

Sacred Heart School
1095 Gage Street
Winnetka, IL 60093

Noggin Builders
3000 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062
Premiere: Tom & Jerry
- various times Pick
Bubbles and Balloons Playtime
Purple Monkey Playroom - 10:00 AM
Open Nature Play Day
Dan Ryan Woods - 10:00 AM
Bisa Butler Portraits
Art Institute of Chicago - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
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