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Nature, Science, Technology, History, and Academic Camps in Greater Rochester, NY

Nature, Science, Technology, and History Camps in Rochester, NY

Camps that make you THINK!

Greater Rochester is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN! The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at are aware. Know of more? Let us know!

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Mumford, NY


MadisonGCV.jpgThe Best Summer Camps in History are at the Genesee Country Village & Museum! Summer Sampler camps in the Historic Village recreate 19th-century life through activities and games--pioneering, farm animal fun, 19th century cooking, crafts, bartering at the general store, reenacting and more--and campers can wear 19th-century costumes for the week! Earth Camps discover the great big world of outdoors with bugs, insects, conservation, orienteering, fishing and outdoor skills. Ages 4-16, weekly July 11-Aug 19, with half-day adventures available for children ages 4-6. FREE morning/afternoon extended care daily. Multi-child and multi-week discounts offered. Busing from Downtown Rochester, Brighton, Greece, and Brockport is optional–perfect for busy families!


Pittsford, NY


ArtsROC LEGO guy

ArtsROC is an innovative school of computers, music & language, located in Pittsford, NY. Register online now for Minecraft Camp at the ArtsROC web site. Take $25 off for multiple weeks! We offer 10 weeks of camp, packed with great hands-on activities: learn to download your own mods, build with LEGOs, and play outside on our new playground! Fun while learning...that's Minecraft Camp!

VistaTeach Lego Robotics

Camps at Allendale Columbia

Vista Teach Summer LEGO Robotics camps 2011
Internationally recognized for our innovative Robotics & Engineering Education Programs, Vista Teach Instructional Services is excited to offer our 8th season of Summer Camp STEM Programs for students entering grades 2 through 10 in Fall 2016.
STEM = Science •Technology •Engineering •Mathematics
Lead teachers are female, former corporate engineers, with years of experience as NYS Certified and practicing STEM Educators at Allendale Columbia School. All STEM Programs are academically rigorous (with mandatory Code of Conduct) requiring individualized programming tasks for each student within their team of two. Our systematic and comprehensive curricula also require all students, grades 2-10, to comment on their code with implementing real world engineering practices as they design and construct smart robots programmed with actuators and sensors. Complete Course Descriptions & Videos provided at: www.VistaTeach.Biz | Contact to be Wait-Listed for the camp sessions already filled.

Mountain High Adventure Camps

Camps for age 7-12 in the Rochester area, and for age 12-17 in the Adirondacks

An outdoor adventure program designed for 7 to 16 year old boys and girls which includes camping, bicycling, mountain climbing (hiking), rock climbing, canoeing, and much more, under the direction of a fully trained, experienced and qualified program director and his staff. It is based out of 45 Britton Rd., Rochester, New York.

Rochester Museum and Science Center

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Are you looking for hands-on fun this summer? Get ready to share in new adventures, discover science and explore exciting activities this year with Summer Fun 2016 at the Rochester Museum & Science Center! Spend a summer of discovery, growth and inquiry as we provide you with opportunities to have unique and rewarding informal educational experiences. With new camp topics, off-campus field trips, interactions with scientists and other professionals and further inquiry into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics, it's going to be a fun-filled summer! Half and full day camps are offered for campers ages 2-15 years old with Extended Care Options available. Please visit for more information!

Master List of Camps in greater Rochester with a Learning Focus

If there is a camp that we have missed, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!