Spring Break can be tricky. It’s not like Winter Break where you can count on everyone to be out of school on the same days. In the Chicago area, Spring Break can mean any time from mid-March through late April. But whenever your child’s Spring Break is, we’ve got you covered. And whether your STEM kids wants coding or chemistry in Chicago, web development in Wilmette, or digital design in Deerfield, there are STEM and STEAM camp options to keep your kids busy and their minds active over break. We’ve partnered with Chicago’s STEM and STEAM leaders to bring you this guide.
Spring Break Camps in the Chicago Area
Digital Adventures Join the top-rated (100+ 5 star reviews) coding for kids studio in Chicago for the Ultimate Adventure digital technology camp. Your child will learn to build video games, robots, animations, Minecraft Mods, 3D models and movies in our state-of-the-art learning studio. Locations: Lincoln Park & Wilmette. 10% off with promo code MAKERMOM.
Codeverse Jump into coding and create your own video game during this STEM camp! Perfect for both new or experienced coders. Spend a week learning to code, building robots, 3D printing, and controlling concert lights and other cutting-edge technology in our interactive studio. Lincoln Park, Naperville, Wilmette.
Zoo Camp at Brookfield Zoo has options for kids ages 6-12 to learn about animals and their importance in different cultures.
Kids with Kids Camp at the Angelic Organics farm gives human kids ages 6-12 a chance to care for baby goats and learn about farm life.
Do you have a budding botany, marine biology, or zoology lover in the house? The Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, and Chicago Botanic Garden have Spring break camps for elementary school students. Alas, nothing for older kids at these sites.
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