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STEM Vacation & Summer Camp in Cambridge, MA

Cambridge STEM Camps: Tech & Design, Minecraft, Girls STEM, and Java Coding

Empow’s Tech & Design Camp, Minecraft Camp, Girls STEM Camp, and Java Coding Camp is back in Cambridge for Camp in April & Summer 2019!

Empow Studios is running week-long tech camps during April break and throughout the whole summer in Cambridge, MA. Our first 9 weeks of Summer are at the beautiful Cambridge Friends School. In addition to our camps at Cambridge Friends School, we are also running Summer Camp at Lesley University during the last week of Summer (Aug 26-30). See our Lesley University page here for more details.

Pick-up and drop-off at Cambridge Friends School is very easy and campers go outside (weather permitting) for outdoor games during our physical break.

Cambridge Friends School
5 Cadbury Road
Cambridge, MA 02140

Empow Studios STEM Camps at Cambridge Friends School

Cambridge STEM Camp Options

Tech & Design Camp

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A camp where kids CHOOSE what they want to create: Video Game Design, Robotics, Animation, Coding, 3D Printing, Music Production and other exciting projects are all fair game!

Tech & Design Camp details

Minecraft Camp

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The most popular game for kids is also the perfect environment to design, build, and code! Whether you’re just starting your explorations or looking to create mods.

Minecraft Camp details

Java Coding Camp

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For the young programmer who wants to take their skills to the next level. Grades 4 and up.

Java Coding Camp details

Girls STEM Camp

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Bringing some balance to the world of STEM where girls use technology as a creative tool.

Girls STEM Camp details

Cambridge Camp details

Times & Costs

Empow STEM Camps during April & Summer 2019 are week-long day camps, and run in full-day or half-day sessions. Extended day is available for an additional charge.

Tech & Design Camp, Minecraft Camp, and Girls STEM Camp

  • Full-day: 9:00am – 4:00pm | $645/wk
  • Half-day AM: 9:00am – 12:00pm | $365/wk
  • Half-day PM: 1:00pm – 4:00pm | $365/wk
  • Early drop-off: 8:30am – 9:00am | FREE
  • Extended-day: 4:00pm – 5:30pm | $20/day

Java Coding Camp

  • Full-day: 9:00am – 4:00pm | $695/wk
  • Early drop-off: 8:30am – 9:00am | FREE
  • Extended-day: 4:00pm – 5:30pm | $20/day

Our STEM Curriculum & Teaching Approach

We have always been focused on getting girls and boys across a wide range of interests and ages excited about the creative power of technology. As educators, we’re also constantly trying to improve our practices and tools. We’ve built a new system that will support both of these goals: Talent Box.

Each child’s accomplishments are acknowledged in a way that is motivating, lasting, and flexible through the use of badges. Badges are awarded when kids complete tracks in specific technologies, and are also awarded for leveling-up in cross-disciplines, including secret unlockable badges! Kids choose projects that level-up in three domains: Art & Design, Building, and Coding.

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We loved the Empow experience. My kids could not get enough of it – they nagged us every morning to leave earlier (which has never happened before). I am really pleased that both boys, who have very different interests, were so engaged.

Melissa, a Lexington Empow Camp mother

“It’s a unique camp… where you can learn new technologies, which is something you can’t really do at home.”

“I keep coming back here because it’s a place where I can be myself.”
“If I could come here all the time, I definitely would want to.”

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