STEM, Nature, History, and Culture Camps in Greater 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 KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. Know of more? Let us know!
Genesee Country Village & MuseumBest Summer Ever with GCV&M Summer Camps!
Give your child the gift of learning and fun across the wide-open spaces of the GCV&M Historic Village, Nature Center, and the John L. Wehle Art Gallery. Campers at GCV&M Summer Camps can experience 19th-century crafts, trades, and games; explore nature up close and get out on the trails; or discover the Museum from a creative point of view and create one-of-a-kind works of art.
Dozens of weekly day camp classes to choose from starting July 11, 2022. Half-day options for ages 4-6 and full-day options for ages 4-15. Camp bus available daily with convenient Rochester stops. Healthy lunch options available. Plus, before and after care is available from 8 – 10 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. Register now, and don't forget - there is a 10% discount for GCV&M Members!
RMSC (Rochester Museum & Science Center)Explore Summer Camps at RMSC
Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science fun with summer camps at the RMSC!
Join us for a summer of science, discovery, and messy experiments. We’ve got eight week-long sessions of Curiosity Camp, with diverse offerings for ages 2-15. Your kids can discover superhero science, cook up a storm (and an experiment) in the kitchen, and engineer a toy (or a tower or a technological innovation). With summer camps available at the RMSC Museum & Science Center and the RMSC Cumming Nature Center, you’re sure to find something that piques your child’s interests!
Seneca Park ZooConnect with the natural world at ZooCamp
There’s a summer ZooCamp for every curious kid interested in exploring the natural world around them. Summer ZooCamps are one-week long and run from June 1 through August 21 with four preschool camps and over 30 school-age camps to choose from. This year’s themes range from Mystery Creatures and ZooTeens in Training to Science Gone Wild and Animals in Art. Parents can count on campers coming home bursting with new knowledge and excitement, and a daily email newsletter to stay up to date on all the fun and learning.
Half-day options are available for campers ages 5 through 9, with before and after care also available for school-age campers. Zoo members receive discounted registration. Visit senecaparkzoo.org/summercamp for more information and to register.
Mountain High Adventure Camps
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.
Science Summer Camp at Nazareth College
From magical wizardry to exciting hands-on experiments, the offerings in this summer's Science Camps at Nazareth College are sure to capture the imaginations of budding young scientists from around the region. 2022 Camps include: *July 5-8* Magic of Harry Potter (Ages 6-13), July 11-15 Magic of Harry Potter (Ages 8-16), July 18-22 Mystery at Hogwarts (Ages 8-13), July 26-30 Help Harry Potter Save the Planet (Ages 8-13).
Camp runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and costs $370/week (*$300* for week 1, 4-day camp). Click here for information or to register.
Lollypop Farm Summer Camp
Lollypop Farm is excited to offer Summer Camps for kids interested in learning more about animals and the animal welfare community. Your child will have fun making new friends, playing games, and learning more about the animals they love! Children will learn about exciting careers in animal welfare at Future Vet Camp or explore daily life at an animal shelter and farm in Animal Ed-Venture Camp. In-person and virtual learning opportunities available.
We are looking for school aged kids who are serious about LEGO! Each camp features an opportunity to team build exclusive hard for find sets kids only dream of building. Campers will also work together to create a scene on our 8'x8' camp table such as a Jurassic Park or an iconic scene from Star Wars. Campers will receive a master builder certificate, themed minifigures and build lots of friendships.
Camps at Code Ninjas Pittsford and Greece
Hi-yah!! Unlock your inner Code Ninja at a camp with Code Ninjas Pittsford or Code Ninjas Greece! Learn the basics of Python or Web Development, explore and create in the worlds of Minecraft and Roblox, experiment with hands on computing, and get creative in Scratch! Along the way, our ninjas learn coding concepts, logic, and problem solving, and they have a blast in the world of STEAM. Check out our offerings at both Monroe Ave in Pittsford and Long Pond Rd in Greece. Plus, we have year-round after school programming, too! We can’t wait to meet you, ninjas!
iD Tech Camps held Nationwide
Register today for Summer 2022! We can’t wait for your child to walk the halls of their dream campus, bond with new friends and mentors, and experience the magic that’s made us the world’s #1 tech camp for over two decades. Held at prestigious campuses nationwide. Weeklong and two-week sessions for ages 7-18 in coding, game dev, robotics, creative arts, and more. Virtual Tech Camps and online courses are also available.
A Summer of Discovery at Allendale Columbia School
Enjoy all that AC’s 33-acre campus has to offer this summer with our 6-week, in-person AC Day Camp or “choose your own adventure” and mix and match your summer fun through our weekly in-person programs. Our camps, open to children and teens ages 4-18, include outdoor learning, sports, music, art, science, and more! Join us for the summer or pop in for a week, the choice is yours!
Learn more and register at AC Summer Programs or contact Mike Taillie at email@example.com or 585-641-5263.