In partnership with over 1,300 schools and districts nationwide, Camp Invention connects inventors to creative minds of all ages to provide our future leaders with the experiences and tools they need to help them realize their innovative potential.


Camp Invention is a nationwide program. I found that locally, your child can attend Camp Invention at The College of St. Benedict July 24th through July 27th. Camp Invention is for kids K through 6th grade. The cost of this 4 day camp is $235. Class time is 8 am to 4 pm.


  • Duct Tape Billionaire : Children can choose to explore their imaginations and invent from scratch, or they can select a basic design to make their own. They explore patents, hear how to launch a business, and present their products to mock investors.
  • Mission Space : This mission takes your child out of this world to locate and prepare a new planet for human habitation. Mission Control sends teams challenges to design inventions that transform the atmosphere, terrain and ecosystem of an exoplanet. They set up a Space Lab to hatch eggs and grow crystal trees. Take on the jobs of tomorrow and explore beyond our galaxy.
  • Have a Blast :
    Your child will fling, fly and float through high-energy air battles while using physics to boost their advantage. Children engineer a variety of working tools, including “snowball” throwers, a giant air cannon and more. Everyone builds their own high-tech Bubble Blaster with flashing lights to take home. This summer, Have A Blast that will last a lifetime.
  • Operations Keep Out! : A young inventor’s dream come true, children create the ultimate Spy Gadget Alarm Box to keep treasures secure. First, they must decode a note written in invisible ink, take apart worn out electronics and then wire their own unique Alarm Box. The objective in Operation Keep Out is to become an electrical engineering super spy!



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