2017 Camp Schedule

Registration for 2017 is now open!

Did you know, that our content changes every year even if the camp name stays the same? That means that if your camper was in a camp last year, they can sign up for the same one this year and experience an amazing new week!

If a camp is full, please feel free to follow the same registration process to be put on the wait-list.

For more camp information please scroll down.Please note the following levels apply to the grade your child will be attending in Fall of 2017. Ex: Child entering Gr 2 in Fall 2017 is considered a Gr 2-3.


Cost of camps: (9am – 4pm)

  • $250 for P.A.G.E.S. Camp
  • $200 for a 4 day week
  • $210 for all other weeks including Kincardine

Extended Care

Cost to attend camp 8am – 5pm is an additional $50 on top of the costs for the camps listed above.

Camp Descriptions (2017)

Codemakers Camps – Featuring Google Codemakers!

Gr 2-3, Gr 4-6

Youth will have the opportunity to participate in a unique Codemakers experience. Codemakers provides youth with  hands-on computer science and technology programming designed to give them the technical skills, expertise, and confidence to pursue big ideas and become tomorrow’s technology builders. Codemakers is an Actua program, powered by Google. For more information see www.actua.ca/codemakers. This is an opportunity that your camper won’t want to miss!

This year, codemakers Gr. 4-6 is being developed and run by faculty members of the Department of Computer Science!!


Kincardine Satellite Camp – Kincardine, Ontario

Now Featuring!

 Entering Gr 2-3, Gr 4-6, Gr. 7-9

An elite squad of science instructors is tasked with bringing the science to the kids! For one week of the summer, a team of instructors travels to Kincardine with the best-of projects from all of our camps. This makes for a sweet week of thinking, building and of course, having fun!


 S.T.E.M. – General “Science Technology Engineering & Math” Camps

Entering Gr 2-3 A, Gr 2-3 B & Gr 4-6

Touching on many aspects of STEM the possibilities for these camps are endless. Campers entering grades 2-3 and 4-6 will have the chance to explore many different scientific fields through hands-on projects tailored to their age group. With unique theme days every day, campers will have a blast exploring all the possibilities of STEM. New to this year, Gr 2-3 age groups will have an option of attending either STEM A  or STEM B camps, which will alternate throughout the summer! Please note: STEM A will offer different content in comparison to STEM B!


History of Innovation

Entering Gr 4-6

This camp celebrates Canada’s 150th and will have the campers explore the history of Science and Innovation in Canada over the past 150 years. Campers will get their hands in experiments and learn about the importance of taking risks and being creative while making scientific discoveries.


Jr Tech and Engineering

Entering Gr 4-6

Does your child have a creative mind and a knack for technology, design, and building? If so, our Jr Tech and Engineering is a perfect camp for them to challenge their minds and develop innovative ideas! With an introduction to areas of technology and engineering, these campers will receive a beginners insight to elements of higher level camps including Robotics, Game Design and Exciting Engineering! Our goal will be to show campers the importance of Technology and Engineering in society.


Forensics

Entering Gr. 4-6

Campers will solve mysteries and conduct experiments to explore the world of forensic sciences.


Math and Riddles

Entering Gr 4-6

Campers will use math and problematic thinking skills to solve puzzles and riddles during this fun and interactive week of camp! This group will have a capacity of 10 campers so sign up quick!


Game Design

Entering Gr 7-9

Taking gaming to the next level, campers will be guided on a journey to design and create their own games. By conjuring the environment of their games including graphics and music, campers will gain essential decision making skills, elements of programming and increased experience points.


Tech and Engineering

Entering Gr 7-9

Equipped with a week long Engineering Design Challenge, campers will have the chance to build a large scale design project from the ground up. Working with various criteria, constraints and challenges campers will work as a team and individually to create efficient solutions to everyday problems. Our goal is to get kids thinking about their projects at home and excited to make improvements the next day at camp. This year this camp has the amazing opportunity to tour RWDI Consulting Engineering and Scientists where they will learn about how real engineering work in the field.


Girl Code

Entering Gr 7-9

This camp is an all girls coding camp that will provide a fun and supportive environment for girls to learn about computer science and to help promote awareness of girls in computer science! This camp will explore the amazing things that can be done for people and the world through computer sciences.

 


P.A.G.E.S. – “Promoting Awareness of Girls in Engineering & Science” **Overnight Wednesday and Thursday – meals included**

Entering Gr 7-9

In this  camp, the girls will not only be surrounded by their science-enthusiastic peers but will also get the chance to spend two nights on campus in residence. Experiencing life as a University student, P.A.G.E.S. is a wonderful way to start thinking about potential science related high school courses.  With great projects and awesome science activities with faculty, this is one week that P.A.G.E.S. campers will not forget!

OVC Camp (Entering Grades 7-9)

Last year we ran an OVC (Ontario Veterinary College) camp and we will be running one again this year! We have a crew of OVC students who will be instructing this camp. If you are interested in registering for an OVC camp, please follow the steps for registration and register for the OVC camp. You will be put onto a waiting list and this is how we will hold a spot for you. The camp will run from August 8-11.