Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) come alive during The National WWII Museum's Summer STEM Innovation Camp! Learn about the ingenuity and innovation of American victory in WWII through topics such as aeronautics, engineering, physics, biology, and medicine. Campers will have hands-on opportunities with real WWII artifacts plus a special behind-the-scenes showing of the Museum's 4D experience Beyond All Boundaries.
Each day, campers will explore different WWII STEM challenges as well as different areas and resources of the Museum campus, both indoor and outdoor. During Summer Innovation Camp, campers will investigate the science of camouflage and experiment to develop a synthetic substitute to rubber or to make a floating boat out of Pykrete. Campers will also work on a weeklong special project that they will show off and test on the final day of camp. Each day of camp will also feature time when campers may choose to pursue activities from a range of different subjects in which they are most interested.
Details and Registration
Registration opens online for all Museum Members on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. and to nonmembers on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.
Children entering grades 4–7
Session 1 (CO-ED): June 8–12 (SOLD OUT)
Session 2 (CO-ED): June 15–19 (SOLD OUT)
Session 3 (GIRLS ONLY!): June 22–26
Drop-off between 8:45 a.m. and 8:55 a.m.
Pick-up at 3:00 p.m.
$195 per session for Members
$245 per session for nonmembers
Drop-off and Pick-up Details:
Drop off for campers will be between 8:45 and 9:00 AM at the bus entrance to the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion on Magazine Street. Museum staff will greet your child and accompany him/her to the classroom camp area.
Pick up for campers will be between 3:00 and 3:15 PM. A car line pick up will be used at the bus entrance to the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion on Magazine Street (a map will be provided prior to camp session). Parents will be given a tag to display in their front windshield to identify their camper. If a parent must pick their child up early or misses the car line pick up window, they must park and come inside the Museum.
Campers must be signed out by a parent or guardian; no camper will be allowed to leave the Museum unaccompanied at the end of the camp day.
*A very limited number of camp scholarships are available for students who attend Title I schools. Check out our special offer!
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If you would like to be added to the waitlist for Summer Camp, please email Baylie Albus at email@example.com. Please include the following information in your message: Caregiver Name, Caregiver Email, Summer Camp Type, and the Week/Session Number.