Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Summer Camps

Summer STEM needs to be fun and engaging so IMSA summer programs tap into each child’s natural desire to experiment and explore through hands-on activities that provide the opportunity to ask questions, make discoveries, and test those discoveries in search for new understanding. Our original, IMSA-unique, inquiry-based programs mirror the enterprise of doing real science. For more information and to register or apply for a scholarship, visit here!

Dream City

For students entering grades 3 or 4

Investigate the science behind urban planning engineering and design! Explore civil engineering and architectural concepts while designing and creating skyscrapers, bridges, and windmills! 

Mission Impossible

For students entering grades 5 or 6

Work with a team of spies to complete exciting missions!  Create movie special effects using chemistry, engineering, and physics. Decipher codes and solve puzzles. And create an “impossible” escape room for testing by fellow spies.

Extreme Engineering Explorations

For students entering grades 7 or 8

Design, tinker, build, test--while exploring engineering fields through action-packed activities. Design and build a solar cell phone charger. Create a battle-bot using hydraulics and pneumatics. Develop a unique, challenging gaming app. And build and launch a model rocket!

COST: $385 

A limited number of financial need scholarships (and military-affiliation scholarships in our Metro East locations) are available.

Camp dates are as follows:

JUNE 6 - 10 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

BelleValley School, 2465 Amann Drive, Belleville

JUNE 20 - 24 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Normal Community High School, 3900 E. Raab Rd., Normal

JUNE 20 - 24 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Lincoln Middle School, 145 West St., Edwardsville

JULY 11 - 15 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fulton Junior High School, 307 Kyle Rd., O’Fallon

AUGUST 1 - 4 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd., Springfield


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