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Low-Prep Summer Camp Lesson Plans with a STEM Twist

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!

If you love summer camp, you'll love these complete summer camp lesson plans! They are ready to go and get started with tomorrow!

Easy STEM Summer Camp Lesson Plans

Scroll to get the summer camp lesson outlines but first, make sure you have everything you need to get started planning your summer camp!

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You don't have to spend hours planning summer camp! These low prep lesson plans for summer camp give you everything you need to put summer camp planning behind you.

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!

steam summer cmap

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!

virtual stem camp for kids

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.

rainbow lesson bundle

The instant ice science lab includes three ice-themed science activities perfect for summer camp lesson plans.

instant ice science project worksheets

What summer camp is complete without slime? And the slime science lab makes it educational and fun.

slime stem questions

Slime lovers will also like oobleck! Mix science and messy play in these summer camp lesson guides.

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Color mixing is a staple of camp life. The color mixing science lab makes it easy.

color mixing optin

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.

summer science opt in

These science lesson plans are quick, fast, and tons of fun!

quick opt in

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!

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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!

summer stem calendar

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