Arrowhead United Way Winter STEM Camp

The Arrowhead United Way will sponsor a  select number of students to attend our amazing Kids That Code Winter Camp at Cal State San Bernardino. Students will participate in activities involving computer programming, video game design, electronics, and related fun and games.


The camp will take place during your child’s winter break!


Days: Monday thru Thursday 
Camp Hours: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Drop-off Hours: 
8:30AM – 9:00AM
Pick-up Hours: 
4:00PM – 4:30PM



The sponsorship is available to families of moderate to low income who would face a financial hardship for paying the full price for this program or other similar programs

Parents must submit a brief statement on the online registration form on why their child should be sponsored by the Arrowhead United Way. Also answer the question: Is the Kids That Code winter camp the type of program that you would normally be able to afford? Would it be a hardship to pay for this type of program without a sponsorship by the Arrowhead United Way?  

Eligible students must attend a school in a community served by the Arrowhead United Way: Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Bloomington, Blue Jay, Cedar Glen, Cedarpines Park, Colton, Crestline, Crest Park, Devore, Fawnskin, Grand Terrace, Green Valley Lake, Highland, Lake Arrowhead, Loma Linda, Muscoy, Patton, Rialto, Rimforest, Running Springs, San Bernardino, Skyforest, Sugarloaf, Twin Peaks

A $50 reservation fee will be required from each student receiving a sponsorship to guarantee a seat.

The Arrowhead United Way will reimburse the $50 fee to all families whose child attends all four days of the program.

Enrollment information will be shared with the Arrowhead United Way for statistical purposes

Transportation will not be provided

Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis

Monday through Thursday

Engineering with Minecraft, Grades 4-8, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, Reservation fee: $15.00 per student
Minecraft is not only a popular game but an excellent teaching tool. Students will be exposed to the technical side of Minecraft. Activities include how to create logic structures with redstone, use command blocks and create a Minecraft server.

Enroll Engineering with Minecraft

Game Programming with Scratch, Grades 4-8, 11:00 am -12:30 pm, Reservation fee: $15.00 per student
Students will learn fundamental computer programming concepts and principles such as variables, control structures, and Boolean expressions. The course is taught by an experienced instructor with a computer programming background. This course is essential to learning coding.

Enroll Game Programming with Scratch

Introduction to Electronics with Arduino, Grades 4-8, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Reservation fee $15.00 per student
Arduino is a credit card sized mini computer that can be used to teach programming and electronics. Students can create amazing interactive objects and projects with sensors that can control lights, motors, and much more. The basis for electrical engineering. This is a great class for kids who are curious on how and why electronics work.

Enroll Intro to Electronics with Arduino