Camp Invention Connect sends campers boxes packed with materials to spark their STEM skills. Photo courtesy of the camp
Camp Invention Connect sends campers boxes packed with materials to spark their STEM skills. Photo courtesy of the camp

STEM Summer Camps in and Near Washington DC

After all these months of staying home, parents and kids alike have been looking forward to the start of summer camp. With that in mind, we went on the hunt for innovative STEM summer camps in and around DC. While we did find three STEM camp programs—with multiple locations—near DC nimble enough to jump back into in-person programming, many more are taking a cautious approach and offering virtual STEM summer camps.

The good news is, there are camps to fit every comfort level and every child's budding STEM skills. If you need more inspiration, check out our massive list of virtual summer camps, which covers all interests.

Read on for our list of local and virtual STEAM and STEM summer camps near Washington DC.

Bunnyland Festival
Butler's Orchard - 9:00 AM Pick
Georgetown GLOW
Georgetown - 10:00 AM Pick
Pop Up Street Theater
Crystal City Water Park - 11:00 AM Pick
Are You Going to Eat That?
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park - 1:00 PM Pick
Frogs, Toads, and Salamanders
Hidden Oaks Nature Center - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides