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Summer Camps in the Hickory Area






Future Engineers Camp

NC Center for Engineering Technologies

Appalachian State University and Catawba Valley Community College are joining with North Carolina State University to offer several week-long summer camps with the goal of introducing engineering to students through hands-on activities and exploration.

Future Engineers: June 18-22

June 25-29

July 9-13

Robotics: July 16-20

Builders Bootcamp
July 16-20


Kids in College

Lenoir Rhyne

The camp will have a STEM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Students will utilize 21st century skills including critical thinking, collaboration,

communication, and creativity.

This camp is specially designed for AIG students.  

June 18-22

LRU Kids in College

Inventive Builder

St. Andrews Lutheran Church

Builders ages 10 to 14 will construct LEGO® builds with the opportunity to execute designs utilizing architectural and structural principles. There are also hundreds of LEGO® sets for the more advanced builder to create inventive and complex creations. Lessons are offered in architecture, design and robotics. The robotics program combines the unlimited versatility of the LEGO® building system with an intelligent microcomputer brick and intuitive programming software.

July 16-20

Inventive Builder

Hickory Museum of Art Summer Camps

Hickory Museum of Art

Nearly 20 different art camp themes are offered each year. Children have the opportunity to explore different mediums including: painting, drawing, sculpting, collage, printmaking and more.

Weekly June-August




Summerscapes is an enrichment program held on the Catawba Valley Community College campus each summer for children ages 6 to 17 years of age. Over 70 classes are offered in a variety of subjects including arts and crafts, computers, math, science, and reading and writing enrichment

Weekly June-August