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Note: Camps usually run Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. At some locations, extended hours are available for an additional cost. Call us at 250-391-1814 to place extended hours request.

 

There is a great number of science topics covered in a variety of camps; Have fun!


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SUMMER CAMPS 2018

Note: Prices vary from $230.00 and up, depending on the program and type.
We offer camps in half or full day option. 

 

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March Break Camps 2018

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Eureka! The Inventor's Camp (5-12 Years)

Inventing means curiosity, practicality, necessity, cooperation, and dreaming! Children will overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from famous inventors and the most important of all – their mind. With a little bit of ingenuity children will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. While Thomas Edison said “invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration", this camp is 100% FUN! Recommended for children ages 5-12

 

Science Sleuths (5-11 Years)

An awesome week of investigation and discovery awaits you! Send messages to your friends with your secret code wheels. Hunt down animal tracks and follow hidden scent trails or explore the wonders of gravity. Themes include: Mad Messages, Earth Awareness, The Science of Sport, Nature, Space.


Wilderness Survival Camp (6-12 Years)

Learn the basics map orientation and learn basic first aid. Find out about wilderness, and how to make a junior survival kit. You will have the opportunity to meet active member of Search and Rescue unit to discuss your skills and find out how to help others in case of troubles.

 

Mad Science – Red Hot Robots (8-12 Years)

Learn the many uses of robots in our world and spend time working with amazing robots. Experiment with sound sensing robots, line-tracking robots, and robots that can play soccer! Use all of this knowledge and skill to build your own working robot to take home with you!


Mad Science Crime Lab (5-11 Years)

Use forensic science to track down a thief. Visit to Cell City and learn about DNA and build Body Portrait! Discover how to get a rainbow in a test tube and have fun with chemistry. Camp-Day Themes include: Scene of the Crime, Organ Trail, Radical Reactions, Chemical Counting, Cell City.

 

Secret Agent In the Field (6-12 Years)

Learn about the secret world of espionage. The key to being a great spy is your ability to use science to 'sniff' out your suspects and uncover their secrets. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, you will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment.

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Moving with Science (5-12 Years)

Children will learn about cameras. How does film capture light and store images? They’ll mix, mush and brew together different chemicals to create things they can use in a hands-on outdoor chemistry lab. They’ll walk on the wild side and learn all sorts of facts about birds and bugs. Teamwork and an obstacle course will lead the children to discover how useful simple machines can be. Finally, they will get a chance to build bridges when they become junior engineers for the day.


Secret Agent in the Field - Spy Academy: detailed program description 

 


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