Put STEM Skills to the Test at Camp Invention


Camp Invention Summer Camp in Grand Rapids, MI

Camp Invention Summer Camp is part of the 2024 West Michigan Summer Camps Guide.

Spark your child’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Illuminate!

Children in grades K-6 will team up and take on fun, hands-on STEM challenges. They’ll design a light-up ball game, star in a prototyping game show and more!

Quick Details

Day Camp in Wyoming

2024 Camp Dates:
Offered the weeks of June 2, June 9, June 16, July 28, Aug 4
Camp At-A-Glance

    • Camp Focus: Academic, STEM or STEAM
    • Good for Elementary Kids
    • Camp Type: Day Camp
161 34th St SW, Wyoming, MI 49548
Phone: (800) 968-4332

A Closer Look at Camp Invention Summer Camp

Sign up for Camp Invention this Summer!

Camp Invention® is coming back to Grand Rapids with an all-new program, Illuminate!

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame®, Grand Rapids is excited to offer the nationally acclaimed Camp Invention program once again to children entering kindergarten through sixth grade.

This popular program has earned rave reviews from families, teachers and — most importantly — campers!

Children who join this inspiring, week-long summer experience will engage in open-ended, hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and more.

Taking on a variety of exhilarating activities each day, campers have fun collaborating with friends, thinking creatively and inventing their own solutions to real-world challenges.

Building STEM Skills through Fun Inventions

The all-new 2024 program will spark the imagination of both new and returning campers with an adventure full of inspiration, innovation and unforgettable discoveries!

During this action-packed, confidence-boosting program, young innovators will:

• Develop their own sports ball and customize a light-up game with a unique brand and logo as they explore athletics, design and innovation

• Discover the science of light through illuminating inventions and fluorescent animals, then build a one-of-a-kind Glow Box using circuitry and ultraviolet light

• Embark on an epic global operation to tackle water challenges around the world, learning the role that water plays with the help of a robotic lab-on-wheels

• Star as a contestant on a prototyping game show, molding and shaping ideas into awesome inventions using everyday items and a DIY toolbox

Plan on Camp Invention

Early registration discounts are available!

Register using LOCAL15 by 5/15 to save $15 off the registration fee.

Availability is limited, so visit invent.org/local or call 800-968-4332 to secure your child’s spot today!

Camp Invention Locations Near Grand Rapids:

- North Godwin Elementary School - 161 34th St SW, Wyoming, MI 49548
- Allendale Middle School - 7161 Pleasant View Ct, Allendale, MI 49401
- Beechnau Elementary School - 12322 Stafford St, Ravenna, MI 49451
- Reeths-Puffer Intermediate School - 1500 N Getty Street, Muskegon, MI 49445
- Gilkey Elementary School - 707 S Woodhams St, Plainwell, MI 49080

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