Coding Camps for 6-13 Year-olds 2019-07-12T14:46:42+00:00
Kids explore with real tools and hands-on projects in The Works Museum's science and engineering summer camps in Minnesota.

Coding Camps

Explore coding, sequencing, and logic at our Coding camps for kids ages 6-13. Your camper can program their own robot creations, assemble a Raspberry Pi system, use Python coding language, and more.

 

Camps for Ages 6-8

Ages 6-8 (6-year-olds must have completed Kindergarten); $190, $171 members
Work in pairs to build little robots using special LEGO WeDo 2.0 pieces. Program your creations using iPads and programming software.
M-Th, July 22-25, 1-4 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.
M-Th, August 5-8, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.
M-Th, August 19-22, 1-4 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.

Ages 6-8 (6-year-olds must have completed Kindergarten); $190, $171 members
Same great Robocoding camp, in a section for girls. Work in pairs to build little robots using special LEGO WeDo 2.0 pieces. Program your creations using iPads and programming software.
M-Th, July 29-August 1, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  This session of camp has been filled. Please add my child’s name to the waitlist.

Ages 6-8 (6-year-olds must have completed Kindergarten); $190, $171 members
For those who’ve completed Robocoding, use your skills to invent something new. Make a robotic hand
and other projects using LEGO pieces, then work in pairs to program your creations using iPads and
programming software.
M-Th, August 12-15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.     Register for lunch supervision August 12-15.

Camps for Ages 9-11

Ages 9-11; $190, $171 members
Explore computer programming. Use a simple Raspberry Pi computer that fits in the palm of your hand. Use Python code to create mods for Minecraft.
M-Th, July 22-25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.     Register for lunch supervision July 22-25.
M-Th, August 12-15, 1-4 p.m.     Register for aftercare August 12-15.
M-Th, August 19-22, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.     Register for lunch supervision August 19-22.

Ages 9-11; $190, $171 members
Same Code Camp, in a section for girls. Explore computer programming with other girls your age. Use a simple Raspberry Pi computer that fits in the palm of your hand. Create mods for Minecraft using Python code.
M-Th, July 29-August 1, 1-4 p.m.     Register for aftercare July 29-August 1.

Ages 9-11; $190, $171 members
For those who’ve completed Code Camp 1, continue your Python learning. Investigate Raspberry Pi hardware add-ons that allow you to input commands and output lights and noise to make music, quizzes, and games.
M-Th, August 5-8, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.     Register for lunch supervision August 5-8.

Camps for Ages 11-13

$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.

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. Add aftercare to extend your child’s day to 5 p.m. by selecting the “with aftercare” version of your camp selection. Aftercare is an additional $28 for Monday-Thursday camps, and $7 for Friday Fun Days or One-Day camps.
  • By registering for camp you attest that you have read and agree to the camp and cancellation policies of The Works Museum.
  • Please note there is summer road construction in our surrounding area. Please plan adequate travel time.

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
September 2, 2019