Mindbender Academy

MindBender Academy is a week-long summer camp that encourages participants to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art and math. The program debuted in June 2008 and is open to Frisco ISD middle school students. Each day features fun, hands-on activities to extend learning outside the classroom. Curriculum is designed by FISD staff and corporate employees who work in STEAM fields. 


Thank you to our 2023 Mindbender Partners and Sponsors!

2023 Partners
Toyota Motor North America, Inc. 
UNT Frisco
Bank of America
Frisco ISD
Baylor Scott & White Health
Frisco Fire Department

2023 Sponsors
Texas Health Frisco

2018 Mindbender Academy Video

What campers said about FEF's 2020 Virtual Mindbender STEAM Camp::

Thank you everyone for a wonderful opportunity you gave me. I have never done this before but I learned. and had fun throughout this program. Wonderful volunteers came up to help uslearn and different companies. I am very glad to be apart of this community.

Thanks to Toyota and FEF for giving a great experience !! :)

Thank you all SOOOOO much!!! I learned so much and am so grateful I got the opportunity to do mindbenders!! Thank you for all the group leader volunteers who gave up their time to help us learn. Thank you also to all the teachers who made this possible!!!

It was awesome!

Thanks Toyota, Microsoft, and everyone else who taught us. This was AWESOME!

Previous Mindbender Academy Videos

2016 Mindbender Academy

2015 Mindbender Academy

2014 Mindbender Academy

2013 Mindbender Academy

2012 Mindbender Academy

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