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Science Summer Camps 2022

Thank you for joining us this summer. Registration is now closed for our 2022 camps.

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Summer Camps Need to Know:

  • All camps are designed for campers entering the following grades in their next school year (Fall 2022).
  • All camps camps are $325 for a 5 day week and $260 for a 4 day week. 
  • All camps are full-day (see hours below).
  • With our diverse range of camps, there is something for everyone. No experience required for any camps!
  • Please see our Information and Policies section for more information. 
  • Our camp operating hours:
    • Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    • Supervised Drop Off: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
    • Supervised Pick Up: 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Science Summer Camp Offerings 2022

 

Going into Grades 1-2 (Fall 2022)

 

Chemistry Minis (Grades 1-2)

Explore the wonderful world of science. Each day, you will discover the chemistry behind topics like colours, bubbles, water, food and more. Participate in cool hands-on activities and experiments and see fascinating demonstrations.

  • July 11-15 
  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week) 

Cyber Minis (Grades 1-2)

Let your imagination run wild. In this introductory computer camp, you will be introduced to creative computing, problem-solving, robotics, video games and much more.

  • July 4-8 
  • July 25-29 
  • Aug 8-12 

Nature Minis (Grades 1-2)

Discover the world around you in this fun introductory nature camp. Learn about animals, plants, rocks, minerals, dinosaurs and more. Visit cool museums and explore nature with outdoor activities.

  • July 4-8
  • July 18-22
  • Aug 15-19 

Going into Grades 3-4 (Fall 2022)

 

Chemistry Juniors (Grades 3-4)

Discover different areas of chemistry through hands-on activities, experiments, and challenges.

  • July 4-8 
  • July 25-29 
  • Aug 15-19 

Computing Science Juniors (Grades 3-4)

Solve technological challenges while learning computing fundamentals through problem-solving activities, computer animation, video game creation and programming basics.

  • July 11-15 (All Girls)
  • July 18-22
  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week) 
  • Aug 15-19 

Nature Juniors (Grades 3-4)

Love nature? Learn about biology and earth science topics like insects, animals, plants, rocks and minerals. Explore campus, observe science in the river valley, and visit our museums and collections while learning about a variety of nature-focused science topics.

  • July 11-15 
  • July 25-29 (All Girls)
  • Aug 8-12 

Space Juniors (Grades 3-4)

A great way to launch into the out-of-this-world field of space science. Learn all about the solar system, space rocks, space exploration, robotics and more.

  • July 18-22 
  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week)
  • Aug 8-12 

Going into Grades 5-6 (Fall 2022)

 

Computing Science Explorers (Grades 5-6)

Learn how to make animated programs and interactive games on the computer to share with others. Discover the world of web design, program robots in action and create your own web apps that are playable on mobile devices.

  • July 25-29 
  • Aug 8-12 (All Girls) 
  • Aug 15-19 

Forensic Explorers (Grades 5-6)

Do you love mysteries? Learn how science can help solve mysteries and crimes. Understand what makes you unique by studying fingerprints, handwriting, and more. Collect and record evidence at a mock crime scene and combine science techniques with your deduction skills to crack the case.

  • July 18-22 (All Girls) 
  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week)
  • Aug 8-12 

Math Explorers (Grades 5-6)

Puzzles, problems, and a SNAP Math Fair. Develop your mathematical thinking by solving puzzles, tackling problems and developing sophisticated strategies to win mathematical games. End the camp by creating math exhibits that you will present to your parents and fellow campers.

  • July 11-15 
  • Aug 15-19 

Minecraft Explorers (Grades 5-6)

Anything you imagine, you can build. Minecraft newbies and experts alike will learn about custom blocks and circuits, science in Minecraft, farming and pixel art. Work together to solve challenges, and build your own community within Minecraft.

  • July 4-8 
  • July 18-22 
  • Aug 2-5 (All Girls)
  • Aug 8-12 

Space Explorers (Grades 5-6)

Explore space science concepts through activities in hands-on rocketry, meteorites and crater impacts, spectral analysis, the power of the sun, astronaut safety and space landers.

  • July 4-8 (All Girls) 
  • July 25-29

Going into Grades 7-9 (Fall 2022)

 

Body Science Challengers (Grades 7-9)

Explore the science of your body and mind. In this camp, you will learn about anatomy, physiology, psychology and more. Participate in hands-on activities and visit labs that study how the body and mind works.

  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week)
  • Aug 8-12

Computing Science Challengers (Grades 7-9)

Will you be the next computing science challenger? Learn more about computing science through hands-on programming, 3D design, Arduinos and more. No computing experience necessary.

  • July 4-8 
  • July 11-15 
  • Aug 8-12 

Game Design Challengers (Grades 7-9)

Design and build your own video game by learning how to use game design tools such as Scratch, Kodu, Twine and more. Create artwork, design characters, learn about storytelling in games, program interactive elements and create a game to take home.

  • July 18-22 
  • Aug 2-5 (Short Week) 

Minecraft Challengers (Grades 7-9)

Want to learn how to use Minecraft in different and creative ways? Take your skills and creativity to the next level by using Minecraft to create your own worlds and games using custom characters and much more.

  • July 11-15 
  • July 25-29
  • Aug 15-19