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Summer Camp by Grade

  • Grades 1-2
    Week 1 July 2 - 5* (Community Camp) 

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $200
    * Short Week

    Theme: STEM Sports

    Have you ever thought about the forces that help you make the perfect slap shot or how the air affects your soccer kick? In this 4-day program, campers will be exploring how STEM is used in their favourite sports! Spend the week with us learning and playing some amazing sports!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 2 July 8 - 12 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Oh the Places We Will Go

    Have you ever wondered what makes cars move or how planes fly? In this week-long program, campers will explore how things move and put on their engineering hard hats to design their own creation to get them from point A to point B.

    Engineering Links:
    Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics

     

    Week 3 July 15 - 19 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: EcosySTEM

    Ecology is everywhere; from animals to human to plants to organisms we can’t even see! Learn about living things, their environment and discover how patterns in nature are used to solve real-world problems!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 4 July 22 - 26 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: c_wonder Time Travelers

    Jump in our time machine and travel to the past to learn about all the amazing STEM discoveries. In this time warp, campers will learn about technology such as spectroscopes and catapults and how we can re-design and improve on these designs in the future!

    Engineering Links: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 5 July 29 - August 2 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: A Bright Idea

    Eureka! In this program, campers will learn how electricity works and how energy is used in everyday life. Circuits and coding are only the start of this electrifying week!  

    Engineering Links: Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering 

     

    Week 7 August 12 - 16 (Academy Camp)

    Location: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, SIRC Building, 40 Conlin Road, Oshawa, L1H 7K4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Everything STEM from S to M

    In this special week, campers will explore STEM on the Ontario Tech University Campus. The possibilities are endless!

    In this specific program, campers will touch on a little bit of everything and will try to solve a real-world problem.  


    Engineering Links: All Streams   

     

     

  • Grades 3-4
    Week 1 July 2 - 5* (Community Camp) 

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $200
    * Short Week

    Theme: STEM Sports

    Have you ever thought about the forces that help you make the perfect slap shot or how the air affects your soccer kick? In this 4-day program, campers will be exploring how STEM is used in their favourite sports! Spend the week with us learning and playing some amazing sports!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 2 July 8 - 12 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Arcade Science

    Grab your tokens and get ready to play! Campers will explore the science behind classic video games such as Pinball and Pacman. They will also get to design their own games using programming!

    Engineering Links: Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering 

     

    Week 3 July 15 - 19 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: c_wonder Space Station

    Take a trip with us to SPACE! Learn about rockets, satellites and the solar system! Join us as we take a trip to Mars with our own autonomous Robot and make our own rockets. Are you ready c_wonder space cadets?

    Engineering Links: Aerospace Engineering, Biological Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 4 July 22 - 26 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: c_wonder Life Savers

    911 - What your emergency?

    Learn about how first responders like firefighters, paramedics and police save lives every day. Campers will explore the science behind fires, the human body and crime while engineering their own live saving creations.

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 5 July 29 - August 2 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Around the World in 5 Days

    Join us as we explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Wall of China and all the wonders of the World! In this program, campers will learn about marvels in civil engineering, design new ways of travel and uncover the wonders of geography!

    Engineering Links: Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 7 August 12 - 16 (Academy Camp)

    Location: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, SIRC Building, 40 Conlin Road, Oshawa, L1H 7K4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: STEM is Everywhere 

    In this special week, campers will explore STEM on the Ontario Tech University Campus. The possibilities are endless!

    In this specific program, campers will look at the STEM concepts involved in everyday objects and design innovative new creations to solve common problems!

    Engineering Links: All Streams  

     

     

  • Grades 5-6
    Week 1 July 2 - 5* (Community Camp) 

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $200
    * Short Week

    Theme: STEM Sports

    Have you ever thought about the forces that help you make the perfect slap shot or how the air affects your soccer kick? In this 4-day program, campers will be exploring how STEM is used in their favourite sports! Spend the week with us learning and playing some amazing sports!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 2 July 8 - 12 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: It's All Chemical

    Everything around us is chemistry from the water you drink to the air you breathe. In this week-long program, students will learn how scientists and engineers use chemistry to solve problems and better understand the world around us.

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 3 July 15 - 19 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Engineering A Better World

    There has to be a better way! Put on your engineering hard hat and help us re-design the world in this week-long program. We will be exploring energy, transportation, medicine and so much more to create better, more sustainable products!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 4 July 22 - 26 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Out of this World

    Ready… Set… Blast off into a week of Out of this World activities. Learn about our solar system and the STEM discoveries that allow us to explore it. Are you ready to rocket out of our atmosphere?

    Engineering Links: Aerospace Engineering, Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 5 July 29 - August 2 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Started from a Cell 

    Started from a cell and now we’re here. Campers will put on their lab coats and try to solve problems in the medical field! They will learn about the human body from DNA to organ systems and how engineers and scientist improve lives.

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 7 August 12 - 16 (Academy Camp)

    Location: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, SIRC Building, 40 Conlin Road, Oshawa, L1H 7K4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Stem and The World

    In this special week, campers will explore STEM on the Ontario Tech University Campus.The possibilities are endless!

    In this specific program, campers will learn about STEM concepts that changed the world and how it impacted people. They will be challenged to design their own life-changing design!

    Engineering Links: All Streams    

     

  • Grades 7-8
    Week 1 July 2 - 5* (Community Camp) 

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $200
    * Short Week

    Theme: STEM Sports

    Have you ever thought about the forces that help you make the perfect slap shot or how the air affects your soccer kick? In this 4-day program, campers will be exploring how STEM is used in their favourite sports! Spend the week with us learning and playing some amazing sports!

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 2 July 8 - 12 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: c(SI)_Wonder

    Master the skills of Forensic Engineering and Science through this exciting program that brings you into the world of crime to understand how mysteries are solved! Experiment with biological analysis, understand the role of physics and math in crime scene analysis and so much more! Will you be able to solve the crime?

    Engineering Links: Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 3 July 15 - 19 (Community Camp)

    Location: Viola Desmond Public School, 39 Formosa Ave, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K6
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Programming and Artifical Intelligence

    Will robot take over the world? Learn about the fundamentals of programming and how it is used in artificial intelligence. Campers will explore self-driving cars, autonomous robots and create their own innovative designs.

    Engineering Links: Mechatronics Engineering, Software Engineering

     

    Week 4 July 22 - 26 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: STEM Tank

    Engineering meets entrepreneurship! In this program, campers will explore the process of product design and how all the products on store shelves go from idea to end product. Can your ideas impress the STEM experts?

    Engineering Links: Financial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Software Engineering  

     

    Week 5 July 29 - August 2 (Community Camp)

    Location: Northern Dancer Public School, 2200 Bridle Rd, Oshawa, ON L1L 0B4
    Cost: $250

    Theme: Game Over

    A fan of Fornite or Minecraft? Delve into the field of video game development and learn how to program your very own video game. The possibilities are endless when you are the developer!

    Engineering Links: Software Engineering 

     

    Week 7 August 12 - 16 (Academy Camp)

    Location: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, SIRC Building, 40 Conlin Road, Oshawa, L1H 7K4
    Cost: $250

    * Extended to campers aged 12-15

    Theme: Next Top Robot-VEX EDR

    In this week-long program on the Ontario Tech University Campus, students will be using VEX EDR to build and program autonomous robots. Students will gain valuable robotics and coding skills that align with the goals of the Elementary and Secondary Ontario Skills Competition.

    At the end of the week, all the robots will battle it out until there is one robot standing!

    Engineering Links: Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Software Engineering  

  • All Girls Academy Camp

    Week 6 August 6 - 9* (Academy Camp)
    Location: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, SIRC Building, 40 Conlin Road, Oshawa, L1H 7K4
    Cost: $250
    *Short Week

    Open to Girls in grades 4-6 and 7-9
    *Grades 7 -9 will have the option to participate in a sleepover on campus. More details to come.

    Theme: Girl Power - Amazing Women in STEM

    This program is run by girls for girls! There is a disparity in gender in STEM professions and we want to change that! In this program, girls will explore all areas of STEM through exciting activities inspired by amazing women in history! Campers will also explore the topics of confidence, empowerment and future aspirations. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

    Engineering Links: All Streams   

     


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