Life-changing full- and half-day programs providing challenging STEAM enrichment courses, fun recreational sports and games, time to simply relax and enjoy summer - all presented in a highly supportive, interactive, hands-on environment.
From elementary through high school, The Learnatory summer programs encourage college-bound kids to explore academic areas of interest and connect with a community of peers.
Our staff of professional adults with strong expertise in their fields make The Learnatory STEAM Summer Camp a well-rounded, safe, enjoyable time to meet new friends and learn new things!
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Our Special Activities
Flight & Aviation Using Virtual Reality
Discover the principles of flight and engineering as they apply as you design, build, test, and analyze aeronautical results in hands-on projects and flight simulations.
Talent Show Day!
Take out your dancing shoes, show off your singing, dancing talents, and make new friends as part of Talent Show Day!
From designing to blueprinting to creating, take the steps to produce something that creates a special summer!
Join the fun with the Kite Challenge, Indoor Bowling, Scavenger Hunts, Balloon Tennis, Indoor Golf, and more!
Play. Bounce. Dunk. How long can you keep the ball moving in this exciting sports game?
Fun soccer games and soccer for kids of all ages!
Take on the multi-dimensional challenge of mini-golf that tests your skills and rocks your ingenuity.
Sure, kids and youth love computers! But these outdoor games will bring out the joy of simply playing in fresh air!
The Learnatory is known as "GenTech" in Chicago.
I am glad that I discovered The Learnatory STEAM Program. I believe that my child has an edge....
My son was part of the GenTech* family from 2nd grade to 7th grade. He's graduating from HS next year
This summer in The Learnatory, I really enjoyed everything. If I stayed home, I wouldn't of had this much fun.
I liked the Green Screen class! And, I liked Robert, Joey, Kareem, Marcus, and Khadija. The camp was nice.
GenTech is pretty cool. If I get up to go t something at 7 am on a Saturday morning
My daughter loves her GenTech class!
I just wanted to tell you this story of my son. He is almost done with his second 10-week session at GenTech
Enclosed is the copy of the DVD as promised. “The Kindlon Slip” and “The Jonathan Lee Project”
My friend and I both go to GenTech and we are always the first ones there because we like it!
My son will be back in the Fall . . . He got more out of GenTech classes than he ever has
We really enjoyed the (Performance Showcase) presentation on Saturday. It’s apparent that our son
I am 11 years old and I like going to GenTech because it is a fun way to start learning a career.
I liked making pixels and Spa Science (with sugars and olive oils) with Robert and Khadija (teachers).
What did you like most about the classes? Animation. What did you like least about the classes? Nothing.
Some Fun Facts
Since 1978, The Learnatory has been serving the youth and teens of urban communities in an effort to better prepare them for 21st century colleges, careers and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Learnatory students are educators, attorneys, physicians, and even government officials who have assumed positions of leadership. Through our guidance, motivation, and goals of academic excellence - not mediocrity - Learnatory students, regardless of their stations in life, realize the true value of education and becoming lifelong learners.
Pass a love of learning through generations.
Develop a pipeline of talent that continues to teach the values of excellence and lifelong learning.
Ingrain a sense of responsibility and commitment to give back.