Camp Invention - Bethlehem, PA

Physics, Engineering, Creative problem-solving

Take things apart, create inventions, experiment with the science of superheroes, embark on an adventure to find hidden treasure, and build the fastest invention to cross the finish line. From the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation.

Inspire a passion for science in your child! New activities every year, over 40 locations and three different kinds of camps in Pennsylvania and Delaware! This nationally-acclaimed program is presented in your area by qualified local teachers.

Kids participate in each of these activities every day:

I Can Invent - Use real tools to take apart old appliances and see how they work, then create a model of your own invention. Older campers participate in a Rube Goldberg team challenge.
Finders Keepers – Follow the footsteps of ancient explorers to discover their treasure
Comic Book Science – Practice the scientific tricks of the trade that comic book superheroes use to crush the bad guys!
Land Sled X-Treme – Put together the fastest invention to carry a person across the finish line!
Recess Remix - Creative outdoor games

Directed and taught by qualified local educators, Camp Invention is a national, non-profit science enrichment program from the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Dates: August 10-14, 2009
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
For children entering grades 1-6

Registration fee of $210 includes snacks and a camp T-shirt
Discounts of up to $30 off; check website for our current offer.

Activities: General Academics, Life Skills, Science, Science and Creativity.


Camp Invention - Bethlehem, PA
Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Rd.
Bethlehem, PA  18020
Phone: 800-968-4332
Toll Free-Phone: 800-968-4332
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Type: Day
Gender: Coed
Cost/week: $210, see website for discounts up to $30 off!
Capacity: 80
Age Range: 06-12
Camp Director: Carrie Hirschman, Northampton Community College Youth Programs
Other Contact Name: Susan Z. Clarke, Regional Coordinator
Year Camp Established: 1990
Camper to Counselor Ratio: 1:8 staff:student ratio

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* Camp information reflects what was accurate at time of listing. Information may be subject to change.