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Camps at Engineering For Kids of South Kansas City

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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.

Summer Camps

Morning Camp: Awaken the Force - Join the resistance and defeat the invaders! Use your engineering skills to design, build and test your own working light saber to defend your planet, build your tower defense to see the enemy coming and build a rocket to escape the invaders. Learn about engineering in a fun and hands-on way. This is a great way to experience mechanical, aerospace and civil engineering all in one camp!

Afternoon Camp: Robotic Missions and Battles - Build a robot out of LEGOS and learn to code it. Create programs for your robot so that it can participate in a tug of war, a sumo robot battle and more. This is a great way to learn about robotics engineering and coding.

  • June 24-28, 2019
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Ages: 7-13
  • 7301 College Blvd Overland Park, KS
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Olathe Summer Camps

Morning Camp: Momentum Madness - Work with your team to design and build and test rockets, levitrons, roller coasters and participate in a sumo robot battle with your engineering design team. This is a fun way to learn about electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering

Afternoon Camp: Build and code a computer! - Learn how a computer works by working with your team to build one. Then, learn to program the computer. (the computers are not taken home)

  • July 15-19, 2019
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Ages: 6-12
  • 24000 W Valley Parkway Olathe, KS

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Summer Camps

Morning Camp: Junior Inventors and Toy Makers Learn about engineering by building toys such as poppers, spinners and boomerang cans. This is a great way to experience mechanical engineering! (Runs July 16-19)

Afternoon Camp: Junior Robotics and Electrical Engineering Build and program wild animals made from Legos like lions and monkeys and more. We will also learn about circuits by building our own light up toy. This is a great way to experience engineering and coding all at the same camp! (Runs July 16-19)

Day Camp: Junior Aerospace Engineering Design, build and test rockets, parachutes, hot air balloons and more! (July 15 only)

  • July 16-19, 2019
  • 9:00am - 3:30pm
  • Ages: 5-8
  • 24000 W Valley Parkway, Olathe, KS
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Summer Camps

Morning Camp: Wreck It Week! Use your engineering skills to design, build and wreck things! Build a catapult and destroy the other team's castles, build bridges and test them to destruction and build a remote controlled car and try to wreck the other team's buildings. Learn about engineering in a fun and hands-on way. This is a great way to experience mechanical, electrical and civil engineering all in one camp!

Afternoon Camp: Engineering Olympiad Join a country and compete in the Olympic Games! Design, build and test roller coasters, levitrons and towers. With your Olympic team, participate in a sumo robot battle tournament to see which country will win! This is a great way to learn about robotics engineering, mechanical and civil engineering all while having fun.

  • July 22-26, 2019
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Ages: 6-13
  • 4500 College Blvd Overland Park, KS
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