Please Note: Minnetonka Camp Invention is not accepting coupons or discount codes. Camp Invention - Where BIG IDEAS become the next BIG THING. In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Minnetonka Community Education is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. Camp Invention is an exciting, week-long summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating modules.Here is how young innovators will be spending their time:July 9-13, Minnetonka Middle School East, Fast Forward, $240 per studentCamp Director: Kuang-chi LeeEven the wildest and craziest ideas can become reality! Create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, and build futuristic dream homes. At the end of the program, you will bring home two personalized robots! July 30 - August 3, Minnetonka Middle School West, Epic, $240 per studentCamp Director: Jenn Scott Construct and personalize a DIY solar-powered cricket with a unique habitat, play high-energy games and use parts from everyday devices to invent and solve real-world problems. In both programs participants will tackle challenges from famous inventors, and take apart broken or unused appliances using real tools to develop something new. Students will be broken up into groups based on grade level. Local educators will facilitate program modules and enthusiastic high school students will serve as Leadership Interns ensuring that one staff member is in place for every eight children.Become a Counselor-in-Training! The Camp Invention experience doesn’t have to end after 6th grade. Students entering the 7th, 8th and 9th grades can join our Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program, where they’ll receive in-depth training and gain valuable skills. Please register using the CIT registration options below. There is a $50 cancellation fee up until 3 weeks prior to the start date of camp. After that, there will be no refunds. **Last day to cancel out of Fast Forward (minus $50 cancellation fee): Monday, June 18th**Last day to cancel out of Epic (minus $50 cancellation fee): Monday, July 9thEvery registration includes a complimentary Camp Invention t-shirt. Availability is limited, so register your child’s spot today!