Winter break is coming. A break from your hectic schedule; a break from homework; a break from the many activities that keep your kids busy. A vacation from your day-to-day routine might sound lovely. Then again, it might sound terrifying. Whether it’s providing much-needed structure during the break, the opportunity to learn in a stress- and test-free environment, or supplemental childcare, you might be on the lookout for winter break resources. The Maker Mom is all about connecting parents with resources to raise awesome STEM-loving Maker-friendly kids. We’ve partnered with a handful of Chicago’s favorite STEM enrichment providers to bring you a directory of winter break STEM camps that will keep your kids engaged and happy while boosting their technology and engineering skills.
Winter Break STEM Camps in Chicago
With winter break camps in the South Loop and Lincoln Park, kids in grades K-5 can explore science, technology, engineering and math with fun, hands-on activities and a focus on learning. Full and extended day options include Minecraft, robotics, coding, and engineering. Click for the full schedule.
Engineering for Kids – Chicagoland
Engineering for Kids/Chicagoland is holding Winter Break Camps Robotics & Coding Camps for ages 4-14 at SkyZone in Orland Park. Camps run 9-noon in four-day sessions: Dec 26-29 and Jan 2-5. What will your child create this winter break?
Join Codeverse in Lincoln Park for a weeklong immersive, interactive camp where children in 1st-8th grades use Codeverse’s own real programming language, KidScript, to build apps and games, and experiment with their modern studio’s state-of-the-art technology. Camp includes lunches, snacks, and fields trips. Click for details.