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Camp Invention’s summer STEM Program coming to Oasis High School next week

By Staff | Jun 17, 2022

Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment program, is coming to Cape Coral to next week.

Camp Invention, which will run the week of June 20 – June 24 at Oasis High School, “challenges children in grades K-6 through hands-on activities, promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learning; builds confidence, leadership, perseverance and resourcefulness; and encourages entrepreneurship — all in a fun and engaging environment.”

This year’s Explore program hands-on activities will include:

• Robotic Aquatics: Children will dive into cutting-edge ocean research as they adopt their own aquatic animals, design and patent aquatic plants, and take their new friend home in a mini tank.

• NIHF’s The Attic: Campers will 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.

• Spacecation: Children will discover real space exploration technology when they create Spacepacks and Astro-Arm devices, mine an asteroid and observe erupting ice volcanoes.

• Marble Arcade: Campers will experiment with the fun of physics, engineering and gaming as they design, build and test their own mega marble arcades.

Oasis High School is at 3519 Oasis Blvd.

As of Friday afternoon, there was still time to register. For more information or to register, visit invent.org/camp.

About Camp Invention:

Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized summer program focused on creativity, innovation, real-world problem solving and the spirit of invention. Through hands-on programming, Camp Invention encourages children entering kindergarten through sixth grade to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricula inspired by some of the world’s greatest inventors. Since 1990, our education programs have served more than 1.9 million children, and 210,000 teachers and Leadership Interns.