Where Creativity Meets Construction!

$19.50

This summer camp lesson plan is centered around engineering with hands-on, creative building activities and experiments to engage school-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 6-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for hands-on activities, outdoor play, and social-emotional learning. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare to move forward in grade school.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- What is civil engineering?
  • Building bridges
  • Let’s get moving – Human alphabet
  • Pool noodle tower
  • Hands-on activity- Build my dream house
  • Social-emotional learning – Hands are not for hitting
  • Brick building challenge
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- What is mechanical engineering?
  • Design a dancer
  • Let’s get moving – Hula hoop rescue
  • Hands-on activity – Constructing an airplane
  • Solar oven s’mores
  • Social-emotional learning – Stick-to-it-iveness
  • Build a back scratcher
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion – What is electrical engineering?
  • Water bending
  • Let’s get moving – Static electricity game
  • Magic spoon
  • Hands-on activity – DIY light wands
  • Social-emotional learning – Let your light shine
  • Electric scavenger hunt
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- What is environmental engineering?
  • Sundial
  • Let’s get moving – Fishing fun
  • Hands-on activity – Shoo bird shoo!
  • DIY water filtration
  • Social-emotional learning – How can I help the environment?
  • Solar heat
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity-
  • Class discussion – What is chemical engineering?
  • Soda geyser
  • Let’s get moving – Water balloon POP!
  • Creating crystals
  • Hands-on activity – Slime – solid or liquid?
  • Social-emotional learning – Control your reactions
  • Bath bombs
  • Reflection