Engineering for Kids Camps & Classes

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Engineering For Kids® brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages 4 to 14 in a fun and challenging way through camps and classes. With over 135 locations worldwide, Engineering For Kids® is proud to have inspired thousands of children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world! All supplies are provided, including laptops and engineering equipment for the following summer camps.

Register online by clicking the course number to each class/camp. Call (253)798-400 to register for both half day classes on the same day and save on registration fees.

Participants registered for a full day are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and beverage.

Camp Kelvin: A Summer Camp Manual

Pack your bags and lace up your hiking boots engineers, because at Camp Kelvin, we are engineering designs to help us explore the great outdoors. Build a tent, design waterproof clothing, engineer your own survival pack and more! Join us for a week of fun and adventure where everyone goes home a happy camper!  

  • For: Ages 4-7
  • Instructor: Engineering for Kids
  • Fee: $150/camper  |  $285/participant for both Camp Kelvin & Jr. Inventors Workshop
 Course  Date Days Time Location
13550June 24-28Mon-Fri9:00 am - 12:00 pmSprinker Recreation Center


Jr. Inventors Workshop

We have opened up the workshop for a week of fun, creativity, and of course - engineering! Over the course of a week, students will invent new machines and explore creative design solutions using the Engineering Design Process. Discover how a wind-up toy works and design your own drawing robot inside the Engineering For Kids Inventor’s Workshop.

  • For: Ages 4-7
  • Instructor: Engineering for Kids
  • Fee: $150/participant  |  $285/participant for both Jr. Inventors Workshop and Camp Kelvin
Course # Date DayTime Location
13351June 24-28Mon-Fri1:00-4:00 pmSpinker Recreation Center



Mechatronic Masterminds

Eureka! Kelvin has finally done it! He has created a perpetual motion machine. But what is this?! An evil genius has stolen Kelvin’s masterpiece - oh no! Kelvin is now looking for a trustworthy team to develop and test new gadgets that will help him find and safeguard his perpetual motion machine. Explore the basics of mechatronics engineering and logic based programming as students use little Bits and work together to design gadgets, tools, and machines that will help kelvin get out of any sticky situation he may encounter  

  • For: Ages 8-14
  • Instructor: Engineering for Kids
  • Fee: $165/participant  |  $315/participant for both Mechatronic Masterminds and Minecraft Medieval Machinations
Course # Date DayTime Location
13552  July 22-26Mon-Fri9:00 am - 12:00 pmSpinker Recreation Center


Minecraft Medieval Machinations

Eureka! Kelvin has finally done it! He has created a perpetual motion machine. But what is this?! An evil genius has stolen Kelvin’s masterpiece - oh no! Kelvin is now looking for a trustworthy team to develop and test new gadgets that will help him find and safeguard his perpetual motion machine. Explore the basics of mechatronics engineering and logic based programming as students use little Bits and work together to design gadgets, tools, and machines that will help kelvin get out of any sticky situation he may encounter  

  • For: Ages 8-14
  • Instructor: Engineering for Kids
  • Fee: $165/participant  |  $315/participant for both Minecraft Medieval Machinations and Mechatronic Masterminds
Course # Date DayTime Location
13553 July 22-26Mon-Fri1:00-4:00 pm
Spinker Recreation Center