Spend school breaks at the i.d.e.a. Museum

Our summer camp returns July 12-16. Registration now open!

 When school is out,  let your children experience art and science collide during one of the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Wonder Camps. Children ages 6 to 12 can enroll in a week-long program during the spring or summer to engage their brains during school breaks.

Summer Wonder Camp

Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16

Half-day only – 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Campers ages 6-12 will experience engaging STEAM projects inspired by our upcoming summer/fall exhibition, Robo Art. Investigate the world around us and our roles as agents of innovation! Planned activities:

  • Experiment with different robots to create an artistic masterpiece.
  • Jump into coding with Ozobots and use inquiry to imagine how robots can be used to improve the world around us.
  • Explore the inner workings of a robot to get more familiar with their hardware.
  • Compete in the Robot Olympics, a series of competitions to explore how design impacts performance.

Capacity is limited to 12 campers, and safety protocols will be in place.

Ages: 6 – 12

Cost: $76 for i.d.e.a. Museum members and $85 for nonmembers

Min 6, Max 12

Register here

Spring Wonder Camp - on a pause


Half-day runs 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Full-day runs 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Campers ages 6-12 will embark on a exploration of imagination to create a “Wonderland.” Planned hands-on art and STEAM activities include:

  • Create your own island for wonderland with plaster
  • Construct bridges to transport hexbugs between islands on Wonderland
  • Explore energy sources and build a solar oven
  • Make story cubes with special guest artist
  • Create a character to screen print onto a canvas bag
  • Sew a pillow-pet sidekick creature

Registration TBD.




These images are from some of our classes and workshops.


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201


Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

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