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The weeklong program focuses on practical application of STEM subjects through hands-on workshops.

COURTESY PHOTO: NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME - A STEM-based summer camp is coming to Brookwood Elementary in Hillsboro this month. A nationally acclaimed summer camp STEM program is coming to Hillsboro this July.

Camp Invention, a summer camp that brings programs centering on science, technology, engineering and math, is bringing a program to Brookwood Elementary School from July 11 through July 15.

The programs that Camp Invention will offer focus on creativity, innovation, invention and real-world problem-solving, according to a press release from the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

The programs that will be offered in Hillsboro include:

Robotic Aquatics: Children adopt their own aquatic animals as they learn about ocean research.

NIHF's The Attic: Campers combine science and art to create their own robotic artist. They will also make spin art and low how inventions can change the way people create.

Spacecation: Children discover real space exploration technology by creating Spacepacks and Astro-Arm devices while they mine asteroids and observe erupting ice volcanoes.

Marble Arcade: Campers experiment with physics, engineering and gaming as they design, build and test their own mega marble arcades.

Pricing starts at $245. Parents can learn more or register online.

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