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Camps at Engineering For Kids of Atlanta Southwest Metro

The Fun, Educational Camp Your Child Is Bound to Enjoy!

At Engineering For Kids, our camps are carefully structured to provide your child with the enrichment he or she needs to grow and thrive. Our camps run in the spring, winter, and summer for your convenience. Our programs come in many varieties to accommodate your schedule, such as half-day camps, full-day camps, and holiday break camps. We also host camps on scheduled days off for reasons such as professional work days, teacher conference days, etc.

Just a few of these beneficial opportunities include:
  • Teamwork: Most of our camps schedule fun and engaging teamwork activities that teach children the value of investing in others.
  • Resilience and motivation: Our challenging programs help to teach kids how to keep trying. This also helps them feel accomplished when they succeed, which develops their will to learn.
  • Decision-making: Our uniquely structured activities help children establish and build upon great decision-making skills, which can help build confidence.

In addition, the wide range of activities and classes that we offer encourage children to try new things, which is a beneficial skill that can be applied in several instances throughout adulthood.

Engineering For Kids of Atlanta Southwest Metro Camps

Serving South Atlanta, Austell, College Park, Clayton County, Douglasville, East Point, Lithia Springs, Union City, Fairburn, Riverdale, Palmetto, Tyrone, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Sharpsburg, and Newnan

Our camps are designed and scheduled to supplement and enrich your child's existing education. Programs will be hosted during spring, winter, and summer. Camps exist in both half-day and full-day varieties and may take place during holiday breaks from school, as well as on days-off (teacher conference days, professional work days, etc.). Engineering For Kids® summer camps are designed to supplement and enrich student's existing curriculum. Our summer camps last one week with three hour sessions per day. Morning and afternoon session focus on different engineering fields. Students may enroll for both morning and afternoon camps. Students enrolling in both morning and afternoon session are welcome to stay for adult supervised lunch at no additional cost: however, we do not provide lunch.

Our camps are limited to 12 students in our juniors (age 4-6) classes and 24 students in our apprentice/master (age 7-14) classes . Summer camp enrollment is on a first come first serve basis.

For additional details please contact us!

2018 Engineering For Kids Summer Camp Schedule

**Full Day Summer Camps**

Ike Owens Community Center at Hunter Park

Address: 8830 Gurley Rd, Douglasville, GA 30134; Phone: (770) 920-3007

June 11–15, 2018:

  • Apprentice (Age 7-14)
    • Mornings (9am - 12pm) Engineering Pirates “Sail the Seas”
    • Afternoon (1pm - 4pm) Electronic Game Design Camp- “Platform Games”
  • Junior (Age 4-6)
    • Mornings (9am - 12pm) Jr. LEGO® WeDo Robotics: “Adventure Stores”
    • Afternoon (1pm - 3pm) Jr. Pirate Academy Camp

July 9 – 13, 2018

  • Apprentice (Age 7-14)
    • Mornings (9am- 12pm) “Design the Future”
    • Afternoon (1pm - 4pm) Electronic Game Design
  • Junior (Age 4-6)
    • Mornings (9am- 12pm) Junior Space Pioneers
    • Afternoon (1pm- 4pm) Twisted Fairy Tales Academy Camp

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The Success Learning Academy

Address: 2600 Flat Shoals Road College Park, GA 30349
Phone: (678) 257-2696

June 18– 22, 2018:

  • Apprentice (Age 7-14)
    • Mornings (9am-12pm) “Out of This World” Camp
    • Afternoon (1pm- 4pm) LEGO® Robotics “Mission to Mars” Camp

July 16 – 20, 2018:

  • Apprentice (Age 7-14)
    • Mornings (9am-12pm) Engineering Olympiad Camp
    • Afternoon (1pm- 4pm) LEGO® Robotics Olympics Camp
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Full Day (9am - 4pm) for ages 4-6 (Juniors) $225.00

Half Days (9am - 12pm) or (1pm - 4pm) for ages 4-6 (Juniors) $150.00

Full Day (9am - 4pm) ages 7-14 (Apprentice/Master) $250.00

Half Days (9am - 12pm) or (1pm - 4pm) ages 7-14 (Apprentice/Master) $175.00

**Summer Camps Add-ons**

Chapel Hill Christian School
  • Address: 5357 Chapel Hill Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135; Phone: (770) 489-5990
  • Date: July 16, 17, & 18, 2018
    • Apprentice (2nd – 5th Grade) *
    • Junior (Pre-k – 1st ) *
Harvest Rain Academy
  • Address: 51 Senoia Rd, Fairburn, GA 30213; Phone: (770) 969-2040
  • Date: TBA Fridays
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14)*
    • Junior (Age 4-6)*
Howard-Rumph Academy
  • Address: 3400 Chapel Hill Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135; Phone: (678) 741-5329
  • June 18- 29, 2018
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14) *
    • Junior (Age 4-6) *
  • July 9- 13, 2018
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14) *
    • Junior (Age 4-6) *
Kids Tech Academy
  • Address: 291 Jenkins Dr. Tyrone, GA 30290; Phone: (678) 907-4184
  • Date: TBA, Mondays
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14) *
    • Junior (Age 4-6) *
    • Registration is through Kids Tech Academy
Morehouse Atlanta Cares STEM EnRICH Summer Academy
  • Address: TBA ; Phone: (770)316-3487
  • Date: TBA, (4 weeks) Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14) *
    • Registration is through Morehouse Atlanta Cares STEM EnRICH Summer Academy
Seeds of Excellence Christian Academy
  • Address: 7680 The Bluffs, Austell, GA 30168; Phone: (678) 426-5560
  • Date: TBA
    • Junior (Age 4-6) *
    • Registration is through Seeds of Excellence
Word of Faith Camp 212
  • Address: 212 Riverside Pkwy Austell, GA 30168; Phone: (770) 874-8400
  • Date: TBA Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays
    • Apprentice (Age 7-14) *
    • Registration is through Word of Faith Camp 212

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ENGINEERING FOR KIDS "Let's Get Familiar with STEM"

Camp Descriptions

Tired of the same old summer routine, this year stimulate your child’s natural couriocity for learning at Engineering for Kids. At our summer camp your child will be introduce to engineering concept through our hands-on activities. Take a look at our summer camp description below and see what might spark your child’s interest. Summer camp registration is open. Visit our website and sign up today.



2018 Apprentice/Master Level Engineering Summer Camp Descriptions (Ages: 3rd - 8th Grade)

June camps
Mornings (9am -12pm) Sailing the Sea:

Avast, me maties! Being a pirate involves more than just swabbing the deck and searching for buried treasure. Our Engineering for Kids pirates have to engineer ways to build their ship, load it up and sail around the world.

Sometimes, buried treasure isn’t found on an island but in a dark cavern far below the ocean’s surface. In this camp, students explore industrial and marine engineering as they design their own boat and sails and devise ways to dive deep into the ocean to retrieve buried treasure. During this week, students will explore the ideas of buoyancy and surface area as they design their pirate ships, the sails for their ships, and a system to retrieve sunken treasures! So what do you say; Are ye’ ready to sail the seas?

Mornings (9am -12pm): “Out of This World” Camp:

Is mankind ready to inhabit the moon? With a little help from Engineering for Kids® students, humans will be prepared to take up residence by the end of the week! Students will collaborate with their Space State teams to create the safest and most effective community on the moon. Which team will earn enough Astro-Points to be declared the winner? During Out of this World camp, students will explore three fields of engineering: aerospace, civil, and chemical. Collaborating with their Space State teams, they will design and construct a variety of projects that will enable mankind to safely inhabit the moon.

Afternoons (1pm - 4pm): Electronic Game Design Camp:

During this Electronic Game Design Camp “Platform Games” students will use Multimedia Fusion 2.5® to create their own video game. A platform game is a side-scrolling, Mario-type game where students program characters and a two-dimensional obstacle course. They attempt to avoid or overcome enemies and reach an end goal on multiple levels. At the end of the class, students take home a copy of the game they create.

Afternoons (1pm - 4pm): LEGO® Robotics “Mission to Mars” Camp:

During this LEGO® Robotics camp students design and program robots to explore an unknown planet, find safe shelter, and collect soil samples from the planet. Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork.


July camps
Mornings (9am -12pm): Design the Future:

What does the future look like? Join us as we embark on an odyssey to explore the future of transportation, manufacturing and structural. Let’s take a look at the innovations of today and apply them to create the designs of tomorrow as we explore ways to harness clean energy and house a growing human population. Become an engineer and help Design the Future.

Mornings (9am- 12pm): Engineering Olympiad Camp:

Who has the strength to be a world-class athlete? In this five-day camp, students will separate into countries and will compete against opposing countries in various tests of mental and creative strength. The students will earn “medals” throughout the week and will endeavor to become the next great team of Olympians. During this Engineering Olympiad camp, students will explore the fields of mechanical engineering, marine engineering, electrical engineering, and civil engineering as they participate in various challenges to strengthen their minds.

Afternoons (1 pm- 4 pm): Electronic Game Design:

Video games are everywhere and in almost every form you can imagine. In the Electronic Game Design: Invader Defense camp, students will create our own version of an invader defense game where we will defend against an invasion. We will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game. Then, we will use Clickteam Fusion 2.5® to bring our storyboard to life with programming. At the end of the class, everyone takes home a working Windows-compatible game (Clickteam Fusion 2.5® does not support Mac or Android operating systems).

Afternoons (1 pm- 4 pm): LEGO® Robotics Olympics Camp:

During this camp, students design and program robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as throwing a basketball, shooting a puck into a hockey goal, and competing in a good old fashioned game of tug of war! Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork. Because the afternoon camp may have different students than the morning camp, students’ projects will not be factored into the overall Engineering Olympiad competition.



2018 Junior Level Engineering Summer Camp Descriptions
(Pre-K - 2nd Grade)


June camps
Mornings (9am -12pm): Junior LEGO® WeDo Robotics “Adventure Stores” Camp:

This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build an airplane rescue, a giant escape, and a sailboat storm. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.


Afternoons (1pm -4pm): Junior Pirate Academy Camp:

Arggg Matey! Come join Kelvin’s crew as we sail the ocean blue searching for buried treasure. Join us as students build their very own pirate ship, go fishing for treasure, and work together in Kelvin’s crew to create a delicious treat that’s more precious than gold. Hop aboard the Green Ghost and set sail with us as we explore the ocean blue in this Pirate Academy!

July camps
Mornings (9am- 12pm): Junior Space Pioneers:

Programming and coding are becoming necessary skills for various fields of engineering. Many of today’s engineers spend most of their time in front of a computer: processing, analyzing, and extracting data to help them design, test and improve products and tools. With coding and programming knowledge, today’s engineers can work faster and come up with more creative design solutions that otherwise would be out of reach without programming. Scratch introduces children to programming in a logical way by opening the door to the world of programming. Just as any student can be an engineer, any student can program!

Afternoons (1pm -4pm): Twisted Fairy Tales Academy Camp:

During Twisted Fairy Tales Camp, students will explore a few fairy tales from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale’s obstacles. Students will explore several different areas of engineering skills. As environmental engineers students will discover the coral reefs and create a model of a food chain. Students will use mechanical engineering skills to design and create different modes of transportation, such as a getaway vehicle for the heroine Kate and a wagon for the princess. Lastly, as civil engineers students will construct a bridge for the Billy Goats to quietly cross and a tower for Rapunzel. Students will engage with engineering concepts using a hands on approach to help better understand the Engineering Design Process.

For additional camp details and registration questions, call (540) 940-2910
or fill out a form.