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Brain Teasers


Brainteasers Camp

Give your young learner a fun reason to exercise their noggin this summer. They’ll join fellow campers for team challenges, learn to think critically, and create their own puzzles.

Week-long camps (M-F) meet 2 hours/day
$250 • Ages 5 to 13 • 6-9 campers


Justin Willman, Magician, TV Host, Netflix Star

Justin Willman
Magician, TV Host, Netflix Star

Get that thinking cap ready!

Child attending a StarCourse

Daily Logic Lessons

Each day will bring a new set of problems to solve. Your camper will join new friends and an expert instructor as they take on puzzles, riddles, and illusions that’ll blow their minds.

Day 1: Optical Illusions & Magical Mind Tricks
You won’t believe your eyes as you explore optical illusions and sleight-of-hand magic tricks, and learn the techniques behind how they fool our eyes.

Day 2: Riddles & Logic Games
Learn to answer—and create—seemingly unanswerable questions using logical deduction and an appreciation for misdirection.

Day 3: Math Mindbenders & Gaming Genius
Flex your numerical knowledge with collaborative puzzles from Math Olympiad and by developing strategies for number-driven games like Yahtzee, Connect Four, and more.

Day 4: Cracking Codes & Tackling Trivia
What do codes and trivia questions have in common? They tend to include clues for those who know how to find them, a skill you’ll master as you tackle these challenges.

Day 5: Brainteaser Bonanza
Stump your campmates and test your newfound logic skills as you create and compete in challenges of all types.

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Small Groups, Expert Instructors

Camp sessions feature small groups of 6-9 campers led by an expert instructor, ensuring maximum participation, guidance, and collaboration. Instructors are chosen after an extensive vetting process that includes teaching demonstrations, background checks, and interviews to ensure both subject mastery and teaching ability.

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AfterCamp Cerebral Challenges

The decoding, deciphering, and solving continues in the Learning Lab, where featured guest stars lead your camper through a set of fun challenges designed to improve their logical thinking.

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Unplug Projects

It’s amazing how many puzzles and riddles exist around the house and in nature. Your camper can explore every one with these engaging, hands-on activities designed to help them learn away from the computer.

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Brainteasers StarCourses

When you register for camp, your camper will be invited to our upcoming live Brainteasers StarCourses. They’ll learn how to use their critical thinking skills in new ways from our featured guest stars.

Camp Dates & Times

Brainteasers Camp

Week-long camps, available June - August

  • 6-9 campers per camp
  • 2-hour daily sessions + bonus activities
  • Special content from featured guest stars

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