WHAT SETS IDEA LAB KIDS APART?
Science and Math used to be for geeks. Not anymore! Idea Lab Kids integrates the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and now Art, to offer some of the most interesting
combinations. Each class, camp, and activity is carefully constructed to provide the ultimate Design-Based-Learning environment while providing a FUN hands-on experience.
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Camps Rock @ the Lab
When school’s out, IDEA Lab camps are in session! We provide camps during spring, summer, winter and school days off. Our camps range from Cooking School, Robotics, 3D Printing, Art, Coding, Engineering, and Science. campers learn through inquisitive hands-on activities utilizing the principles of STEM, merged with the Arts, Critical thinking Skills and a great deal of IMAGINATION…..
Discover & Achieve with STEAM Afterschool Classes
Our afterschool programs enhance student’s learning outside of the classroom with fun and engaging curriculum. Programs span the range of learning from Science, Technology, Engineering and Arts. Classes are developed throughout the year integrating the most cutting-edge technology, and these new programs are rolled out to all our off site locations in order to keep learning Fresh and Exciting!
Mindbending Celebration with Parties @ the Lab
IDEA Lab birthday parties take our STEAM learning out of the classroom and into a custom-designed, fun party experience for all! There are a variety of unique party themes to choose from, and party coordinators can customize your experience to your liking! All parties incorporate inventive, hands-on activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts, in a festive atmosphere tailored to a child’s interests and age.
Nurturing Young Noggins with Preschool Enrichment
IDEA Lab STEAM learning occurs at all levels! Our PreSchool classes take the principles of STEAM education and provide engaging, enriching curriculum geared towards younger minds.
Lively STEAM Leagues @ the Lab
Take STEAM learning one step further with our fun leagues! Join a league to practice and showcase your skills with friends, and move onto more challenging levels as you go along!
The IDEA Lab Kids Difference
See why Idea lab Kids is the leading summer camp for kids
100% ALL-ADULT, TECH-SAVVY INSTRUCTORS
We recruit top talent from universities to empower our students in a safe, inclusive environment.
As the first and only camp to guarantee this ratio, we provide personalized instruction for students of all skill levels.
YEAR AROUND ACTIVITIES
Our camps offer great experiences for our students. Our curriculum is very diverse offering camps from coding to cooking.
PRESTIGIOUS LOCATIONS AND NUMEROUS SCHOOL
For 5 years, the schools have vetted and hosted our summer programs.
INNOVATIVE S.T.E.A.M. COURSES AND BIRTHDAY PARTIES THEME
Choose from the latest courses in coding, game design, VR, robotics, engineering, 3D printing, and more.
IDEA LAB STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
More families choose IDEA LAB over other S.T.E.A.M. programs.
What We Teach @ The Lab
Meet the Lab Director
Adam Gockley has found himself a niche. With 10 years of child care experience and a degree in small business, he has combined his work experience with his education. He now currently runs the first Idea Lab Kids program outside of Houston, Tx.
Adam has been with the company for over 5 years, and has helped to build the program Idea Lab Kids utilizes today. From teaching some of the very first classes, to writing some of the amazing curriculum Idea Lab uses, to training 40+ camp counselors to tackle the Summer ahead, there is very little he cannot do with the STEM Enrichment program that Idea Lab Kids offers.
His experience with youth comes from Summer Camps, athletic coaching, and classroom teaching. Following his graduation from Southwestern University, Adam returned to his high school alma mater to teach, coach, and dorm parent a dorm of 50 senior boys. This, in addition to his work with The Boys and Girls Club, has prepared him to take on the challenge of opening a new Idea Lab Kids program in a new city!
Adam continues to learn and grow with the Idea Lab in hopes of creating a program that grows to be nationwide. In his move to Austin, he has found himself very busy with all of the great outdoor recreational opportunities as well as the live music scene. His hope is to develope a program that meets the educational needs of Austin Families.