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 -- new in 2021 -- 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 12, 2021. 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. NEW: Before and after care available starting at 8 a.m. and continuing until 6 p.m. Register now! 10% discount for GCV&M Members!
Rochester Museum & Science CenterExplore Summer Camps at RMSC
Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with summer camps at the Rochester Museum & Science Center!
Join us for a summer of science, discovery, and messy experiments. We’ve got nine week-long sessions of Curiosity Camp, with diverse offerings for ages 2-15. Your kids can hunt for sea slug dragons, 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 and 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 Camps at Nazareth CollegeFrom 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.
2021 Camps include: July 6-9* - Harry Potter Magic (ages 6-13), July 12-16 - CSI: Mystery at Hogwarts (ages 8-13), July 19-23 - NEW Save the Planet (ages 8-13) & Superhero Science (ages 6-11) and July 26-30 both Harry Potter Magic (ages 6-13) & Master Harry Potter Camp (ages 13-16). Camp runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and costs $350/week (*$270* for week 1, 4-day camp).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 585-641-5263.
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.