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Northern California, Southern California, Chicago Metro & Denver
Inspiring Fearless Innovators
Be a part of something bigger
Since 2002, Galileo operates award winning camps for Pre-K - 10th graders that mix big time fun with best in class learning—all at your neighborhood school.
Infuse your child’s school-at-home journey with virtual, Camp Galileo-style innovation education. Subscribe to receive the free weekly schedule.
Awaken your child’s innovative spirit with theme-based, art, science & outdoor challenges that build creative confidence & transform their way of thinking.
Fuel your middle schooler's creative passion with a majorly fun major where expert instructors & like-minded peers support them to turn their vision into reality.
Empower your teen to unleash their best self by getting behind the scenes to create camp magic, building their leadership superpowers and making epic summer memories.
Explore real word tech challenges at The Tech Interactive in San Jose. Mix-and-match courses each week in science, engineering, art, tinkering & design.
"Galileo is raising the next generation of rocket scientists, artists, engineers, designers, Imagineers, big-thinkers and creative geniuses. I can’t wait to see what kind of bright future these kids build for us.”
Lead Concept Designer and Art Director,
Walt Disney Imagineering; former Galileo
Lead Art Instructor
“Every morning, our son literally jumps out of bed excited for camp. He loves the projects, the songs, the games, the friends and the staff, and can’t wait to get there!”
"Outstanding curriculum + incredible staff = a program that develops young people into innovators and creative problem solvers.”
Susie Wise, Ph.D
Founder and Former Director K12 Lab,
“Of course summer camp should be fun—that’s a given. To have your child come home talking about how they were courageous or determined—that’s something special.”
“Problem solving is THE 21st Century skill. Galileo is a leader at providing experiences for kids that build their problem solving skills in ways that they love.”
Vice President, Learning,
The Tech Interactive
“The incredible staff stands out to me as the best part of Galileo. Every single person at camp is smiling and energetic and smart. It makes me want to sign up as an adult!”
We’re on a mission to develop innovators who envision a better world–so our camps offer much more than just fun and games–though there’s plenty of that too! With programs that captivate the interest and imagination of a wide range of kids in every age group, Galileo’s proven curriculum and experienced enthusiastic staff unlock the innovation skills campers need to thrive as individuals and to become change-makers in the world.
Galileo has 70+ summer camp locations in the Bay Area, Southern California and the greater Chicago area. At every joyful imagination-sparking location we offer exceptional service to families—including a convenient schedule, smooth operations and a robust scholarship program—and life-changing opportunities for summer staff.