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Camp at Stepping Stones

Camp Information for Parents and Camp Directors

LEGO®-Inspired Engineering
April Vacation Week Camp

Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

For ages 5 – 8 years
STEM FUNdamentals with LEGO – Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies, tens of thousands of LEGO and Stepping Stones! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as gondolas, zombie crawlers and helicopters! Then participate in energizing museum programs and explore our award-winning exhibits. Print the flyer

Members: $425 per child
Non-members: $475 per child
Sibling Discount: $75 off first-child rate for each additional sibling

Registration ends Monday, April 3, or when camp is full.

Call 203 899 0606, ext. 247 for more information or to register.

Some concepts covered in this camp:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Class Levers
  • Motors, batteries, leads
  • Compound gear trains
  • Overlapping
  • Crown gears / bevel gears
  • Pneumatics and pumps
  • Beam bridges
  • Rack and pinion steering
  • Belt drive transmissions
  • Rack gears
  • Cams and clutch gears
  • Skid steering
  • Connected systems
  • Steering mechanisms
  • Eccentric motion
  • Differentials
  • Gear drives, torque, speed
  • Timing Mechanisms
  • Load & stress testing
  • Worm gear drives
  • Moment of inertia
  • Friction and Gravity

Medical Forms

When Registering, you must print and submit one of the health form options and, if needed, the medication administration form. Registration closes one week before the camp starts or when we have hit capacity. Early registration is recommended – only 15 spots per week!

Frequently Asked Questions and Caregiver Handbook

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Summer Camp at Stepping Stones

Monday – Friday, starting June 19
Half-day 9:00 am – noon
Full-day 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

For ages 5 – 8 years
Summer fun and learning at Stepping Stones
– Campers are invited to explore Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk this summer. Full- and half-day programs are available starting June 19. Print the flyer

Call 203 899 0606, ext. 247 for more information or to register.


Summer 2017 • 6-week program

FREE Camp for children ages 3 – 5 years
Just for Norwalk residents.

Play and learning go hand-in-hand this summer at Camp ELLI, a high-quality camp experience. Each day is action-packed with fun, hands-on activities that infuse science, technology, engineering and math (STEAM) and foster early language and literacy development. Playful learning experiences enhance a child’s social and academic achievement, and can prevent learning loss from occurring during the summer months.
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Camp ELLI is open to children ages 3 – 5 on a first-come, first-served basis and only for Norwalk residents. Camp groups will be led by Camp Guides trained in the ELLI approach to ensure that each child’s experiences are individualized for their unique learning level. Presented by the Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) and Norwalk Summer Academy.

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Call 203 899 0606, ext. 216 for more information.


Field Trips for Camp Groups

Stepping Stones is the choice for summer camp adventures!

For Grades K – 5
Field trips to Stepping Stones are always a hit! Your campers can explore award-winning exhibits, facilitated by a museum guide. Give your group an experience to remember at an award-winning children’s museum that provides hands-on exhibits and programs designed to ignite a love of learning through play.
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– OR – We Can Come to You!

Our Stepping Stones to Go workshops allow us to deliver all the fun of Stepping Stones at your camp!

For more information, or to book a visit:
Please email us or call 203 899 0606, ext. 247.

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