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.

Return to camps: MainPre KAges 6-8Ages 9-12, Ages 11-13, Friday Fun Day, and One-day Camps

Looking for camps for the 2020-2021 school year? Click below to view the schedule.

Register for camp by clicking on the date of the camp you would like your child to to attend.

Registration Information for 2021 Summer Camps

March 10, 2021: ⚙︎  Innovators Club registration begins.
March 12, 2021: Member registration begins.
March 15, 2021: Public registration begins.

⚙︎ HINT: If you’re registering for 2 or more camps, an Innovators Club membership could save you money.
See details at theworks.org/support-us/innovators-club/

This is a small group camp that will fill quickly. Be sure to join the waitlist to be notified if spots open up. 

Camps for Ages 6-8

$200, $180 members
Build little robots using special LEGO WeDo 2.0 pieces. Program your creations using iPads and coding software.
M-Th, June 14-17, 1-4 p.m.  |  Sign up for the waitlist 
M-Th, June 28-July 1, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.   |  Sign up for the waitlist
M-Th, July 12-15, 1-4 p.m.  |  Sign up for the waitlist

M-Th, August 2-5, 9 1-4 p.m.
M-Th, August 23-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

$200, $180 members
Same great Robocoding camp, in a section for girls. Build little robots using special LEGO WeDo 2.0 pieces. Program your creations using iPads and coding software. 
M-Th, July 26-29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Camps for Ages 9-12

$200, $180 members
Explore computer programming. Use a simple Raspberry Pi computer that fits in the palm of your hand. Create mods for Minecraft using Python code. 
M-Th, June 14-17, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
M-Th, June 28-July 1, 1-4 p.m.
M-Th, July 19-22, 1-4 p.m.
M-Th, August 16-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
 

Code SavvyTM Camps for Ages 11-13

$200, $180 members
Learn to make mobile apps with Thunkable using drag and drop code blocks! You will create a variety of apps using components like translator and image recognizer, and put together clicking games such as space invaders!
Thunkable apps can be loaded onto android or iOS phones. We will be using a simulator, phones are NOT required for the camp.
M-Th, July 12-15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

$200, $180 members
Learn how to construct a website using HTML, styling it with CSS, and making it interactive using Javascript. You will leave the class with published web pages!
M-Th, August 2-5, 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Tips for camp registration:

  • Want a 5-day experience for your camper? Add on a One Day Camp to the regular camp week.
  • Want to try a 1-day experience? Register just for Friday One Day Camps 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. There is no need to register for lunch supervision for children combining an a.m. and a p.m. camp.
  • Drop-off begins at 8:30 for a.m. camps and at 12:30 for p.m. camps.
  • Pick-up is from 12-12:15 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.

Save money on camps and more when you become a member of The Works Museum. Purchase a membership today!