The first step in how to do summer camp at home is to get summer camp lesson plans! Because we are STEAMsational, we have tons of summer camp themes and ideas, but all our favorites have a STEM twist!
You’ll find some of our favorite summer camp lessons here that will make every kid remember this summer fondly (and they will learn something, too!
Easy STEM Summer Camp Lesson Plans
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Our Favorite Summer Camp Lesson Plans (with science, STEM, and STEAM themes!)
Since I’m a STEM curriculum writer, I have a lot of lesson plans!
You’ll find my favorite lesson plans for summer camp below.
Complete Summer Camp Curriculum Lesson Plans
First up is our STEAM summer camp. This is a five-day camp with each day focusing on science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Ideas for activities, snacks, schedules and more!
The next summer camp lesson plan is our virtual STEM camp. Here you’ll find 10 once-a-week STEM activities using household supplies.
You can also do all the activities in just one or two weeks, if you prefer!
For younger kids, we have a color-themed summer camp curriculum that is tons of fun!
You’ll get ideas for crafts, snacks, songs, activities, and even worksheets to go along with each day’s lesson.
Mini Science Summer Camp Lesson Plans
Maybe you don’t want a big summer camp lesson plan but just need a supplement! Here are some science camp lesson plans that have a smaller number of activities.
In the rainbow lesson bundle, there are 4 complete rainbow-themed science experiments with lesson plans and worksheets.
The instant ice science lab includes three ice-themed science activities perfect for summer camp lesson plans.
What summer camp is complete without slime? And the slime science lab makes it educational and fun.
Slime lovers will also like oobleck! Mix science and messy play in these summer camp lesson guides.
Color mixing is a staple of camp life. The color mixing science lab makes it easy.
Can’t pick a theme? Why not choose general science? The summer science bundle has mini summer camp lesson outlines that work for a variety of locations.
These science lesson plans are quick, fast, and tons of fun!
If you feel like having opposite day at summer camp, these oil and water science experiments are the perfect lesson to try on that day!
And we can’t forget ocean science at summer camp! The ocean science bundle is filled with summer camp lesson plans with ocean themes.
Summer Camp Lesson Plan Themes
You’ll find even more STEM and science lesson plans and themes here!
These STEM Summer Camp Ideas give you an idea of how to add STEM to any theme.
You’ll find our favorite STEM Summer Camp Themes here.
These Summer Camp Science Activities require no electricity to do.
While not a complete curriculum or lesson plan, these colorful Summer Camp STEM Activities are too fun not to share!
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