drive into summer


From tech to racing, engineering to engines, students will learn important STEAM concepts while having fun. Students grades K-12 will have the chance to explore engineering, tech, the fundamentals of speed, and discover motorsports. Kick it into high gear this summer with a camp you’ll never forget! Camps fill quickly, so be sure to register soon.

Limited, need-based scholarships available; contact for information.

All week long camps run 9 A.M. – 4 P.M unless otherwise noted


All week long camps run 9 A.M. – 4 P.M unless otherwise noted

  • Experience World of Speed
  • Engines
  • Girls Rule
  • Engineering
  • Tech
  • Auto Tech
  • Racing


Single-day camps for the younger set in mind run between June 29 – July 3

  • Wonderful Water: H2O-lympics!
  • Whizbang Science
  • Museum Mystery
  • Junior Tech
  • Car Engineering



Experience World of Speed – Register Now

  • Sample a little of all our summer camps! Discover what it takes to learn the sport of racing, build your own CO2 dragster, explore engines, and technology including 3D printing. You’ll also get the chance to compete against other campers in some fun, fast, and friendly racing competitions! 
  • Week 1, June 22-26; Grades 3–5
  • Cost: $225 (Member Rate: $175)

Engines: Full Throttle – Register Now

Discover how engines work, are maintained, and learn about the different systems that make a car run. Try your hand at working on small engines and then go under the hood to explore the ins and outs of automobile engines.

  • Week 1, June 22-26, Grades 6–8
  • Cost: $225 (Member Rate: $175)

Intro to Auto Tech – Register Now

Inspired by the World of Speed auto tech program, we are offering a summer camp specifically for high school students! If you are currently attending one of our partner high schools, homeschool, or you would just like to try it out, this is the class for you!  Get an introduction to automotive technology from expert certified instructors.

  • Week 2, June 29-July 3, Grades 9–12
  • Week 7, August 3-7, Grades 9–12
  • *9AM-12:30PM
  • Cost: $175 (Member Rate: $125)

Racing 101 – Register Now

Explore the world of motorsports as you discover the history of local, national, and international racing! Hear professional racers speak about their racing experiences and work with them to develop your own skills in our state-of-the-art race-car simulators – and on the track! You will also get a chance to look at how racing vehicles are designed for form and function by getting up close and personal with different types of vehicles in the World of Speed Museum galleries.

  • Week 3, July 6-10, Grades 7–8 / 9–12
  • Week 5, July 20-24, Grades 7–8 / 9–12
  • Cost: $275 (Member Rate: $225)

Tech Camp – Register Now

Explore the world of robotics, get creative with 3D printing, and go behind the scenes of our state-of-the-art racing simulators in this camp exploring all things tech!

  • Week 3, July 6-10 Grades 3-5
  • Week 6, July 27-31 Grades 3-5
  • Week 8, August 10-14, Grades 3-5
  • Week 8, August 10-14, Grades 6-8
  • Cost: $225 (Member Rate: $175)

Racing 201 – Register Now

After the fun of Racing 101, get a deeper look into the world of motorsports! Put your Racing 101 skills to the test with more in-depth instruction and coaching. Racing 101 is a required prerequisite for students in grades 7–8, but high school students can jump right into the fun!

  • Week 4, July 13-17, Grades 9–12 (Grades 7–8 for students who qualify and have taken Racing 101)
  • Week 6, July 27-31, Grades 9–12 (Grades 7–8 for students who qualify and have taken Racing 101)
  • Cost: $275 (Member Rate: $225)

Girls Rule! – Register Now

Are you interested in cars, design, and racing? This camp is specifically designed for girls to learn the dynamics of racing, try their hand at race-car simulators, have hands-on automotive experience, and compete in a variety of engineering challenges! You will also hear from local female racers about their lives in racing.

  • Week 4, July 13-17, Grades 3–5
  • Cost: $225 (Member Rate: $175)

Engineering – Register Now

Electrical, mechanical, computer, automotive — explore the different branches of engineering with a wide variety of hands-on activities and challenges focused on building, testing, and designing.

  • Week 5, July 20-24, Grades 3-5
  • Week 7, August 3-7, Grades 3-5
  • Cost: $225 (Member Rate: $175)



Check out our exciting lineup of single-day camps. Each day runs 9 a.m. – Noon, is designed with the younger set in mind, and is guaranteed to be a fun interactive adventure! $45 each day or $35 for members. Sign up for all five days and get one day free!

Monday, June 29

Wonderful Water: H2O-lympics! – Register Now

  • Get ready for some wet and wild fun as you explore one of the most important resources on Earth – water! From whirlpools to giant bubbles, learn some cool fact, fun experiments, and some water tricks to amaze your family and friends.
  • Cost: $45 (Member Rate: $35)

Tuesday, June 30

Whizbang Science – Register Now

  • Discover simple kitchen chemistry principles that can pack a punch!  Experiment in our lab and get inspired to take some of the lessons home.
  • Cost: $45 (Member Rate: $35

Wednesday, July 1

Museum Mystery – Register Now

  • Join us on a madcap caper as you explore fingerprints, footprints, and many other clues as you work to solve a mini-mystery. We’ll also get crafty with chromatography to make some one-of-a-kind creations to take home.
  • Cost: $45 (Member Rate: $35)

Thursday, July 2

Junior Tech – Register Now

  • Discover the world of technology with some simple robotics and 3D printing activities, specially designed for a younger age group!
  • Cost: $45 (Member Rate: $35)

Friday, July 3

Car Engineering – Register Now

  • From hovercrafts to “puff” cars to Pinewood Derby — engineering takes center stage as you design, create, and race a variety of vehicles in this camp exploring car power!
  • Cost: $45 (Member Rate: $35)

Camp Schedule

Most week-long camps run Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please note specific times for your particular camp. “Grade” means the grade the student will be entering in the fall of 2020. Each program is limited to a maximum of 12 participants, so reserve your spot today! Registration ends a week prior to class start date. Register online at or call 503-563-6444. Limited, need-based scholarships are available; contact for information.

*Please contact us with any questions at or call 503-563-6444.

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