11-13 Year-old Camps 2019-06-19T08:50:24+00:00

Camps for Kids Ages 11-13

Engage your kids in science and engineering summer camps at The Works Museum! Practice your sewing and soldering skills with one of our new camps in The Workshop, get coding with a Code Savvy camp, or explore our new camp partnership with Artistry, where kids will stretch their creative muscles as they combine art and engineering in exciting new ways. Our summer camps for ages 11-13 are ideal for girls and boys. Summer camp season at The Works Museum is alive with enthusiasm and creative engineering.

$165, $148.50 members
Get a taste of all the tools in our makerspace, The Workshop. Try your hand at woodworking, soldering, and Arduino programming to create a LED light up sign to take home.
M-Th, June 24-27, 1-4 p.m.     This camp session has been canceled.
M-Th, August 12-15, 1-4 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.

$165, $148.50 members
Learn what it takes to design museum exhibits. Collaborate to design and construct an interactive experience for kids to explore at The Works Museum.
M-Th, July 22-25, 1-4 p.m.     This camp session has been canceled.

$165, $148.50 members
Spend a week exploring tools and textiles in our makerspace, The Workshop. Learn to use a sewing machine and stitch together circuits using conductive thread. Create a light-up backpack, tote bag, or zippered pouch to take home.
M-Th, August 19-22, 1-4 p.m.     This camp session has been canceled.

$190, $171 members
Create mobile apps with App Inventor programming language! Explore the basics of programming, testing, and debugging by building some simple apps, then design one of your own. Apps created will only run on Android devices, but owning one is NOT required for camp.
M-Th, June 17-20, 1-4 p.m.     Register for aftercare June 17-20.

$190, $171 members
Enhance your Minecraft skills with code! Create events, build structures, and add new items to the game. Test your creations in a browser simulator or your Minecraft PC account.
M-Th, July 15-18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.      Register for lunch supervision July 15-18.
M-Th, August 12-15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.

$190, $171 members
If you’ve taken Beginning App Inventor or participated in the Technovation Challenge, explore more advanced features of App Inventor! Explore using lists, arrays, and sensors and databases, then build you own app using these components. Apps created will only run on Android devices, but owning one is NOT required for camp.
M-Th, July 29-August 1, 1-4 p.m.     Register for aftercare July 29-August 1.

$165, $148.50 members
We’re partnering with Artistry to offer two camps exploring the collision of engineering and art! Make with Artistry teaching artists using cool tools and materials in The Workshop, create with Works Museum STEM educators in the studios at Artistry, or do both! Two organizations, two locations, two different camps — lots of fun.
M-Th, July 15-18, 1-4 p.m.     This camp session has been canceled.
Camp takes place at The Works Museum.
M-Fri, August 5-9, 1-4 p.m.*
*Camp takes place at Artistry. Register at artistrymn.org

Tips for Camp Registration:

  • Want a 5-day experience for your camper? Add on a Friday Fun Day to the regular camp week.
  • Want to try a 1-day experience? Register just for Friday Fun Days or look at our July 4th week camps.
  • The session you wanted is full? Get on the wait list to be notified if we’re able to add extra sessions.
  • Want a full-day experience? Register for an a.m. and p.m. camp. We supervise campers while they enjoy lunch from home and play between camps.
  • Drop-off begins at 8:30 for a.m. camps and at 12:30 for p.m. camps.
  • Pick-up is from 12-12:30 for a.m. camps and 4-4:15 for p.m. camps.
  • By registering for camp you attest that you have read and agree to the camp and cancellation policies of The Works Museum.

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Closed For Holiday
July 4, 2019
Closed For Holiday
September 2, 2019