STEM Summer Camps
L3 Academy offers a creative combination of learning, community and physical activity that can all be combined for a great camp experience. Inquiry-based learning and some good ol' fashioned camp fun are combined together for kids to learn and have fun. There is a grade range for the camps that correlates to the different activities.
WAIT LIST FOR CAMPS: You can be automatically be placed in our camp wait list through our online registration system.
July 31-Aug. 4, 2017
This camp week - July 31-Aug. 4 - is held at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church at 195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
Jedi Science & Engineering 9-1PM Grades K-3 FULL/CLOSED (Click for waitlist)
Campers will train to be Jedi or Sith while learning science and engineering concepts. From dispersion of weight, running on water and lightsaber technology, our camp is a mix of the physical and cerebral. Camp held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church.
Superhero Science Camp 1-3PM Grades K-3 Enroll Now
Batman, Iron-man, Big Hero 6, Wolverine, Wonder Woman, Storm and many others are superheroes every child imitates, but where do their superhero powers come from? Is there anything in today's science and engineering worlds that could explain superheroes? Campers use hands-on activities to explore each superhero’s power(s) and then create their own superhero costumes, playing cards, vehicles and worlds. Many hands-on STEM activities. Camp held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church.
Coding & Chess (Game Design and Interactive Programming) 9AM-3PM 4-8 Enroll Now
Each class has a distinct objective or objectives so that campers can work towards a bigger goal or being able to create their own programs. Each camper will be able to self-pace.
August 7-11, 2017
This camp week - Aug. 7-11 - is held at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church at 195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
Robotics & Grossology 9AM-1PM Grades K-3 Enroll Now
What's grosser than gross? How about creepy, edible worms and dirt, pus infections that you can pop, edible skin models, and, of course, what happens to food! Nothing is more fun than icky, sticky, messy, and monstrously gross science (especially when it’s not done at home). Robotics activities will be dispersed through out camp. During the camp, campers will build different structures using LEGO® Robotics systems and program it to move, react to stimuli (e.g. sound, motion, light, etc.). Campers will be separated by a number of factors: age, level of knowledge and maturity. Camp held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church.
Science Explorers 1PM-3PM Grades K-3 Enroll Now
Science is a big word that opens the door to explore new worlds. In this camp, our young scientists will spend time exploring the mysteries of science – from cells to rockets to air-powered travel. Each day has a new science theme along with daily parent guides for enhanced learning. Each section has a science theme. 3 blocks daily with 3 themes: States of Matter, Make, and Weird Science. Camp held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church.
WAITLIST L3 Academy Robotics Club/Competitive Training Camp: 9AM-3PM Grades 5-8
Whether your child will compete or not, our competitive robotics training program will explore challenging projects beyond “just following instructions.” Kids will form technical and research teams to meet a challenge issued at the beginning of the camp. A robot challenge will be held on Friday with prizes given out for the team with the most points. This camp is the final opportunity for 5-8 graders to meet the prerequisite of taking Competitive Robotics Training at L3 Academy if your child would like to join the L3 Robotics Club in the fall for robotics competition. Very limited space. Camp held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church.
Camp Fee: The registration price includes a non-refundable fee of $50 per child per week. This portion of your registration covers any additional materials that were intended for your child to use during the week and costs associated with staffing based on enrollment. The balance of the registration cost is refundable up to 14 (fourteen) calendar days prior to the first day of the camp with written notice and acknowledgement from L3 Academy. All cancellations after this time will result in a loss of the entire amount paid. Please keep in mind, as long as there is availability, you may switch camps with written notice to L3 Academy up to ten days prior to the beginning of the originally registered camp. All written correspondence should either be in writing, mailstamped with date and sent to L3 Academy, One Greenwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 or emailed to Info@L3-Academy.com.
Email us with the subject line CAMP to receive information.