Summer Science Camps

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Full-Day Camps

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Camp features:

  • Daily Gallery visits

  • Watch one show in the inflatable planetarium

  • 1 IMAX Movie

  • 1 science demonstration on the science stage

  • Visit all permanent galleries

  • 1 hour-lunch with free play outside

Ages 6 - 7

Dino Diggers
Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day) - SOLD OUT

Does your child have a knack for remembering very complicated dinosaur names? Do they want to be a paleontologist when they grow up? Then this is the camp for them! Dino Diggers will use paleontological skills to uncover dinosaur fossils, eggs, and bones. They will learn how dinos walked, how big they were, and get to invent their own dinosaur. Campers will also get to meet animals and discover how they are related to dinosaurs. 
  • Dinosaur themed activities each day 

  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone

  • Meeting some of the creatures living at the science centre, like our corn snake, bearded dragon, and salamander

Junior Scientists - SOLD OUT
Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

Campers will experience thrills, chills and spills in this introduction to Chemistry, Biology, Engineering and Math! Campers will get their hands on science as they investigate lung capacity and build a fake lung, challenge themselves to clean up an oil spill and build their own rubber band helicopter while they learn about potential and kinetic energy. Get ready Jr. Scientists - it's time to report for duty!

  • A different science theme every day

  • Using real science tools in various experiments and investigations

  • Building or creating projects to take home

Ages 8 - 9

NEW - Gadgets and Gizmos
Cost: $300 / $250 (4-day)

August 20 - 24

If you can dream it, you can build it! The best way to discover is to design, create, and build in The Science Garage this summer. Use awesome tools to test your ideas, build creative contraptions, and make useful gadgets to bring home. You’ll finish this camp with new maker skills and a passion for creation!
  • Use of The Science Garage Workshop as the campers’ home base
  • Building and launching rockets
  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone
  • Using real tools for building projects

Science Wizardry - SOLD OUT
Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

Is it magic or science? Campers in Science Wizardry learn the secrets behind mysterious science experiments. Become a potions master as you mix solutions that turn into crystals, harness the power of air as you ride a hovercraft, and learn the art of illusion from trained masters.
  • Wizardry-themed science experiments in the fields of chemistry, biology, and physics

  • A special guest illusionist visit

  • Cool experiments to do at home

  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone

NEW - Stop-motion Animation Camp 1.0
Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

August 20 - 24

Lights, cameras, action!  Our staff have developed a new stop motion animation camp gives campers the tools to create a stop-motion masterpiece. Bring your favourite toys, props, and characters to tell your story; complete with voice-overs, sound effects, and credits. Then invite your family and friends to the premiere in the IMAX® Theatre, and bring your film home for everyone to enjoy. 

  •  Work with specialized software to create original films
  •  Showcase final films on the big screen 
  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone

Ages 11 - 12

Sci-Bots 2.0 - SOLD OUT
Cost: $325.00

Become the brain behind our EV3 robots! Campers will work with a partner to build, program, and test their robotic creations using the EV3 robotics system. This programming camp is designed for campers who can’t leave a problem unsolved. Come & take the Sci-Bot challenge!
  • Sci-Bots 2.0 will program robots to aim, fire, and fight in the Robot Olympics!

  • Programming robots to respond to colour, sound, and movement

  • Programming robots to follow lines and collect pieces

  • Building attachments for robots to accomplish various tasks 

  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone

Ages 12 - 14

Gamecraft 2.0 - SOLD OUT
Cost: $325

This camp offers gamers the ultimate challenge; design and construct a video game using Scratch programming! Campers learn the basics including creating levels, adding characters, objects, behaviours, and sounds. They will be able to access their game online and continue improving it after camp is over. When campers aren’t working on games of their own, our instructors will provide game-based challenges using Minecraft EDU software. NOTE: Students will need to bring their own headphones.
  • Designing your own video game

  • Testing other campers games

  • Learning Scratch programming

  • Using Minecraft EDU software to complete challenges

  • Visit from video game design experts

  • A visit to Dinosaurs Down to the Bone

  • Camp Prerequisite: basic knowledge of computers and the Microsoft Windows® Operating System 

Half-Day Camps

Campers will make HUGE discoveries as they create amazing masterpieces, visit Discoveryland, and get their hands on some spectacular science. Each of our Half-Day Camps follow a different theme, so you can send your curious tots to all four! 

Mornings - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Afternoons - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Camp features:

  • Daily Gallery visits

  • Watch one show in the inflatable planetarium

Atoms: July 9, July 23, August 7, August 20 

Quarks: July 3, July 23, August 13

Volts: July 3, July 16, July 30, August 13

Watts: July 16, July 30, August 20 

Ages 4 - 5

Watts - SOLD OUT
Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

  • Themes: Underwater Creatures, Patterns, Building Things, and Monsters

Volts - SOLD OUT
Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

  • Themes: Reptiles, Space, Bubbles, and Boats

Atoms - SOLD OUT
Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

  • Themes: Colours, Robots, Birds, and Music

Quarks - SOLD OUT
Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

  • Themes: Bugs, Astronauts, Dinosaurs, and Liquids

Questions, please call: 780-451-3344

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

In person at our Box Office:
11211 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB 
Daily: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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