The Lancaster Science Factory will close at 4pm on Saturday 4/17 for a private event.

Summer STEM Camps

What Are You Doing This Summer?

We safely welcomed over 150 campers in grades K – 8 to our facility for in-person camps in 2020 and we’re excited to host 20 unique camps in 2021!


Camp Schedule:

WeekTimeCamp NameGrade Levels
(last completed)
June 14th - 18th9am - NoonFlying MachinesK - 8
1pm - 4pmFrankenSLIMEK - 8
June 21st - 25th9am - NoonJunior CodersK - 3
Early Learners Exploring STEM Week!1pm - 4pmBubble BlastK - 3
June 28th - July 2nd9am - NoonJunk Drawer InventorK - 8
1pm - 4pmHarry Potter Super FansK - 8
July 5th - 9th9am - Noon3D Printing3 - 8
Art and Design Week!1pm - 4pmNatural Science Mural3 - 8
July 12th - 16th9am - NoonWoodworking 3 - 8
1 pm - 4pmCreative Creatures K - 8
July 19th - 23rd9am - NoonVideo Game Design3 - 8
1pm - 4pmCostumes, Sewing, and Fabric CraftK - 8
July 26th - 30th9am - NoonBridgeMANIA3 - 8
Careers in Engineering Week!1pm - 4pmEnvironmental Engineering3 - 8
August 2nd - 6th9am - NoonJunk Drawer InventorK - 8
1pm - 4pm Brain ConnectionsK - 8
August 9th - 13th9am - NoonI Can Be An EngineerK - 3
Young Engineers and Math Week!1pm - 4pmMath MattersK - 3
August 16th - 20th9am - NoonCoding and Robotics3 - 8
1pm - 4pmThe Return of FrankenSLIME!K - 8

Camp Guidelines and Information

  • Please review camp descriptions and grade level requirements carefully.
  • Please disclose any physical limitations, allergies, learning or behavioral issues on your registration form. This is helpful to our educational staff to ensure that your child has a successful and safe week of camp!
  • Camp registration includes 3 hours of camp instruction and activities daily and  supervised breaks on the Lancaster Science Factory exhibit floor.
  • Registration for each camp is limited and will be closed when maximum registration is reached or one week prior to the beginning of camp, whichever comes first.
  • Campers may be dropped off no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of camp. They must be picked up no later than 15 minutes after the end of camp.
  • Photo ID is REQUIRED to pick up a camper. The person MUST appear on the approved pick up list provided by the parent or guardian at registration.
  • A limited number of scholarships are available for families in need. Please click here to download the Camp Scholarship Application.
  •  Cancellations (by registrant) received less than one week prior to day one of camp will be subject to refund of 1/2 of the total registration cost for that camp. Cancellations received prior to that shall receive a full refund. 
  • Camps cancelled by the Lancaster Science Factory for ANY reason will by refunded fully.


Summer Camps at the Lancaster Science Factory are sponsored by: 


Scholarships provided by the Stabler Foundation, Sheetz, and the Junior League of Lancaster.