Summer
Summer @ Laguna

STEM Camps

Click on the camp names below for more details! Each camp costs $395 per week (excluding specialty camps, like The Great Outdoors) and includes snacks and lunch. PE is offered for all camps.

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • INTRO TO AR/VR

    Explore the exciting fields of augmented and virtual reality in this interactive camp that focuses on content creation and application.

    For rising students in Grades 5-8.
  • OCEAN POTION

    Learn about sea life, our oceans, and the work of marine biologists in this interactive hands-on class.

    For rising students in Grades K-4.
  • CARDBOARD ENGINEERS

    Learn how engineers create solutions to problems we face. Utilizing design thinking, we will use modern tools and cardboard to create a wide range of project-driven applications to real-world problems.

    For rising students in Grades 4-6.
  • Introductory Course for Raspberry Pi and Python

    This is an introductory course focused on the credit card-sized computer Raspberry Pi. This course is ideal for students interested in exploring the possibilities of Raspberry Pi as a computer. The course does not assume any prior knowledge of computers or programming. However, understanding the Linux operating system and Python programming language would greatly help you get up to speed. No need to worry if the student does not know Linux or Python. The course has sections that cover the basics of Linux and Python to get the student started.

    The course teaches how to hook up the Pi with a keyboard and monitor so that it can use as a low-cost computer. Students will also learn how to interact with the hardware of the Pi. There will be many complete projects. Projects that teach how to write a software program using the Python language running in the Thonny Interactive Development Environment (IDE). And projects involve learning how to control the Raspberry Pi hardware using computer programs written in Python.

    For rising students in Grades 8-12.
  • SHOP

    Let’s learn how to make things with our hands again! Campers will use hand tools and cut, sand, and nail, creating fun projects for the home: an iPad/iPhone holder, coasters, birdhouses, backgammon, checkers game, and toy cars are just some of the fantastic projects campers might make. It’s time they learn the true meaning of “righty tighty, lefty loosey!”

    For rising students in Grades 6-8.
  • SPHERO ROBOTICS

    Learn how to code with Sphero robotics (think BB8 from Star Wars). Campers will learn the basics of driving their robot and how to use input sensors to interact with the world around them.

    For rising students in Grades 2 through 4.
  • DREAM STEAM

    Dive into the deep end of this science rich experiential camp. Learn about electricity and magnetism, waves and a wide range of other topics in this hands-on/engineering based environment.

    For rising students in Kindergarten through Grade 4.
  
Laguna Blanca is Santa Barbara’s premier private, co-educational, college preparatory day school for students in Early Kindergarten through Grade 12.