Faculty of Science Summer Camps

Space

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2019 Space Camps

Space Minis (Going into Grades 1-2) (Half-Day Afternoon)  *New* - Excited about space? Learn about constellations, the moon, our solar system, astronauts, rockets, and more. Visit our meteorite collection and observatory to see space science taking place in the Faculty of Science.

*Can be combined with Chemistry or Inventor Minis

Space Juniors (Going into 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.

Space Explorers (Going into 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.

Space Challengers (Going into Grades 7-8) - Get up close with meteorites from our collection, build and design your own model rockets, test virtual rockets with the Kerbal Space Program, practice working at mission control, and much more. Learn about space science through opportunities in hands-on exploration, discovery, and critical thinking.

Need to Know

  • For more camps and details on our policies and camp information visit our website.
  • All camps are led by University of Alberta science and education students who are eager to share their passion for science with Alberta’s next generation of scientists.
  • All camps are designed for campers entering the following grades in their next school year.
  • With our diverse range of camps, there is something for everyone. No experience required!
     

Sessions

Program Ages/Grades Dates Times Cost (+GST) Status
Space Minis Grade 1, 2 July 08 - 12, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Minis Grade 1, 2 July 15 - 19, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Minis Grade 1, 2 August 06 - 09, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Minis Grade 1, 2 August 12 - 16, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Juniors Grade 3, 4 July 08 - 12, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Juniors Grade 3, 4 July 15 - 19, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Space Juniors Grade 3, 4 August 12 - 16, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Space Explorers Grade 5, 6 July 22 - 26, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Full
Space Explorers Grade 5, 6 July 29 - August 02, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Space Challengers Grade 7, 8 July 02 - 05, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $220
Space Challengers Grade 7, 8 August 06 - 09, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Full