STEM Breeds Curiosity, Gets kids Excited to Learn
Smart Fit Kids introduces children to the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through hand on learning and play. The program has inspired many students to go into STEM-related study.
Most today’s children are digital natives, growing up with the results of science, technology, engineering, math advancements all around them in their daily life. Providing an understanding of STEM means giving kids an understanding of the world around us. Smart Fit Kids Teachers guide students through playing, experimenting, trying, failing, and generally getting excited about the things they love, from STEM basics to more advanced engineering and science concepts.
Smart Fit Kids’ STEM Summer Camp is a very popular camp in Anne Arundel county. Students will learn the concept of design, build, and test a new project each week according to the age and learning level. Combining exciting daily filed trips, 40-minutes of fun academics, 1 hour of STEM class, and daily sports, Smart Fit Kids is to keep your children engaged all summer long. During the course of the camp, children participate in fields trips to: Terrapin Adventures, Mini Golf, Splash Waterparks, The Aviation Museum, Ninja Be obstacle course, Goddard Space Center, Wonderfly Arena, Museum of Health and Medicine, the Wizard of Oz park, Bowling and more.
A detailed weekly camp schedule is in the bottom of this page
Our normal camp hours are 8:00am-5:00pm with before and after care available from 6:30am-8:00am and 5:00pm-6:30pm.
Spots are limited for our summer camp and spots tend to fill up fast. Be sure to sign up to reserve your spot!
Smart Fit Kids STEM Summer Camp is licensed through the Department of Health (formally DHMH).
WHEN June 22nd – September 4th (11 weeks)
8:00am – 5:00pm (Regular Camp Hours)
6:30am - 6:30pm (including Before and After Care)
WHO STEM Summer Camp is open to students, ages 6-14 in Severna Park, Arnold, Annapolis, Pasadena, Glen Burnie and other areas of Anne Arundel County, Maryland
COST (Monday through Friday camp)
Discounted prices for the more weeks you sign up for
1-3 Weeks: $255/week
4-6 Weeks: $235/week
7-11 Weeks: $225/week
Before Care: $25 Per week After Care: $25 Per week
Siblings receive 10% discount on weekly fees
Each camper requires to wear a camp shirt on every field trip.
WHERE DO I SIGN UP?
Just fill out the registration forms, Campers Health form online at the Registration tab.
22-Jun Slides, Ramps, and Coasters
Students will learn about Newton’s Laws of Motion by creating slides and roller coasters in a fun hands on team environment.
29-Jun Egg Drop Challenge
The kids always look forward to the annual egg drop project! If you are unfamiliar with this popular STEM activity, the challenge is for kids to design a contraption using various materials (usually recyclables) to protect a raw egg from a high fall. They will have a very fun week.
6-Jul Blast OFF!
How much power can the air create?! Discover more about air pressure by experimenting with rockets, and other air powered devices. Students will work together to create exciting air powered devices to demonstrate the power of the air!
13-Jul Deep Sea Explorers
Students will discover what life is like in the deep. Discover more about bioluminescence and other exciting deep sea characteristics.
Students will use multiple devices to create and program robotics. Students will learn the basics of coding and programming then solve puzzles and challenges to show their ingenuity and creativity.
27-Jul Pint Sized Pilots
Students will discover the secrets of flight! From paper airplanes to gliders, students will discover and explore what makes flight possible.
3-Aug Shark Smarts
Discover and appreciate more about these amazing creatures! Kids will study shark skin, to shark teeth. Discover where sharks live, and why they do what they do.
10-Aug Camp Camouflage
Kids will discover the 4 basic types of camouflage found in nature: concealing colors, disruptive coloration, disguise, and mimicry. Students will then design their own camouflage for a setting in their world. Be prepared to disappear right in front of our eyes! Students will then present on how they came up with their ideas and where it is designed for.
17-Aug Med Camp
This is a truly Smart and Fit week! Kids will learn basic ways to find and study their heart rate and other vitals. They will also explore how their activity and other choices can affect vital markers. Learn from doctors and nurses about the importance of health and exercise and how they can perform optimally.
24-Aug Architecture Fun
Students work together to design and create their own architectural wonders. Students will work together to create their own structures then design and test their strength and resilience.
Students will learn the process for setting up a business, including how to develop a new product or services, create a business plan, identifying risks involved, and how to market their product and services. Students also learn how to communicate effectively with potential customers and understand the importance of finding out what the customers needs are versus assuming the needs to create and capture value in the market place
For our camp Schedule and field trips please see our daily schedule below.