Engineering for Kids Summer Camp Options

efk central va logo 2014Engineering For Kids of Central VA offers exciting hands-on summer camps for children ages 4-14 in all areas of engineering as well as robotics and electronic game design. Girls and boys enjoy investigating a variety of new concepts, designing solutions to real-world problems, and collaborating with peers to apply new ideas through the Engineering Design Process. Every day brings a new task and new discoveries as children are exposed to the careers of Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Industrial, Marine, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineers.

Engineering For Kids of Central VA … inspiring the next generation of engineers!



Themes this summer revolve around “The Engineering Of”.  Campers will explore the engineering of Pirates, Cities, Food, Travel, Medieval Times, and Power and Energy.  EFK also offers EV3 Robotics and WeDo Camps as well as Electronic Game Design.   Half Day Camps will be offered for 3 hours in the morning or afternoon for Juniors (ages 4-8) and for Apprentice/Master (ages 8-14). Each camp will run from Monday-Friday.  Parents looking for a full time option can enroll their children in both a morning and afternoon camp and receive a discount. Campers are welcome to stay and have lunch with time for free building at no extra charge.


All themes are divided into two age groups (ages 4-8 and ages 8-14) to provide appropriate activities and skills for each group

  • The Engineering of Cities – Environmental, Civil, and Electrical Engineering
  • The Engineering of Food – Chemical, Industrial, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering
  • The Engineering of Medieval Times – Mechanical, Civil, and Environmental Engineering
  • GirlwitheggdropThe Engineering of Power and Energy – Electrical, Marine, and Mechanical Engineering
  • The Engineering of Travel – Aerospace, Marine, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering
  • The Engineering of Pirates – Industrial, Marine, Mechanical, and Environmental Engineering
  • Electronic Game Design –using Multimedia Fusion 2 software
  • LEGO® Robotics – using LEGO® NXT and LEGO® EV3 for ages 8-14, and LEGO® WeDo for ages 4-8
Engineering For Kids of Central VA Summer Camp Locations:

The Glen Allen Learning Center is the home base, offering evening classes, birthday parties, or special events.

  • Glen Allen Learning Center  1586 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
  • Melody Magic Music Studio  3041 Lauderdale Drive, Henrico, VA  23233
  • Gayton Baptist Church  13501 North Gayton Rd., Richmond, VA 23233Kidsdesigningstrawrockets
  • Collegiate School 103 N Mooreland Rd, Richmond, VA 23229
  • Richmond Community Church 11801 Nuckols Road Glen Allen 23059
  • Louisa Arts Center  212 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA 23093
  • Fredericksburg Academy 10800 Academy Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
  • Hanover Parks and Recreation  locations to be determined
  • Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation  The Marshall Center
  • King George Parks and Recreation  locations to be determined

Visit the Engineering For Kids of Central VA website for a complete list of camps and camp descriptions or to register for classes or camps in a location near you!


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