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With 20 unique Summer Science Camps the ultimate summer adventure is just a click away! From dinosaurs to robots our half-day and full-day camps have something to get any child's neurons sparking.

MEMBERS RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL CAMPS AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE. BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

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Half-Day Camps

Campers will make HUGE discoveries as they create amazing masterpieces, visit CuriousCITY, 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:

Ages 4 - 5

Atoms

Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

Mornings: July 22 - 26, August 19 - 23
Afternoons: July 8 - 12, August 6 - 9 (4-Day)

Themes: Colours, Robots, Birds, Chemistry and Sound

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Quarks

Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

Mornings: July 2 - 5 (4-Day), August 6 - 9 (4-Day)
Afternoons: July 22 - 26, August 12 - 16

Themes: Bugs, Astronauts, Dinosaurs, Matter, Plants

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Volts

Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

Mornings: July 15 - 19, August 12 - 16
Afternoons: July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 29 - August 2

Themes: Reptiles and Amphibians, Space, Magnets, Bubbles and Boats

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Watts

Cost: $140 / $120 (4-day)

Mornings: July 8 - 12, July 29 - August 2
Afternoons: July 15 - 19, August 19 - 23

Themes: Marine Animals, Patterns, Building, Aviation and the Human Body

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Full-Day Camps

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

Camp features:

  • Daily Gallery visits
  • Watch a show in the Ziedler Dome
  • Watch an IMAX Movie
  • See a science demonstration on the science stage
  • One- hour lunch with free play outside (weather dependent)

Ages 6 - 7

Animal Trackers

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 8 - 12, July 15 - 19, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 12 - 16

Come and take a walk on the wild side! From furs & claws to scales & tails, this camp explores them all. Dive into the animal kingdom while you explore our touch tanks, get up close and personal with our animal ambassadors and explore the ins and outs of animal biology.

- Encounter a different type of animal each day, such as reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and insects

- Meet some of our animal ambassadors like our corn snake, bearded dragon, and salamander

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Dino Diggers

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 8 - 12, July 22 - 26, July 29 - August 2, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 19 - 23

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. As campers learn about the different periods in which dinosaurs ruled, they will explore how dinosaurs walked, how big they were, and get to invent their own dinosaur.

- Dinosaur themed activities each day

- Meet some of our animal ambassadors like our corn snake, bearded dragon, and salamander

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Junior Scientists

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 8 - 12, July 15 - 19, July 22 - 26, July 29 - August 2, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 12 - 16, August 19 - 23

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 the world of coding, build and launch a real rocket, and challenge themselves to create a model roller coaster. 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

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Ages 8 - 9

NEW – Kit Hacking

Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 22 - 26, August 12 - 16

Pre-packaged science kits are everywhere, but what happens when we don’t follow the instructions? In this camp, your curious kid will get to deconstruct a variety of science kits and investigate the results when their imaginations and creativity take over. If your budding scientist likes to follow their intuition rather than instructions, this is the camp for them!

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Astronaut Adventure

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 15 - 19, July 29 - August 2, August 12 - 16

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Find out this summer as we explore space! You’ll get a chance to view objects in our solar system when you visit our observatory, construct a model lightsaber, and launch your own model rocket.

- Learn how telescopes work

- Build and launch a rocket

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Cost: $300 / $250 (4-day)

July 8 - 12, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 19 - 23

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

- Build and launch rockets

- Use real tools for building projects

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Science Wizardry

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 8 - 12, July 22 - 26, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 19 - 23

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

- Learn cool experiments to do at home

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Stop-motion Animation 1.0

Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

July 29 - August 2, August 19 - 23

Lights, camera, action! Our 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 IMAX screen

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Ages 9 - 10

Sci-Bots 1.0

Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 15 - 19, August 12 - 16

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

- Sci-Bots 1.0 will explore obstacle courses and send your robot to survey the landscape of new planets!

- Program robots to respond to colour, sound, and movement

- Program robots to follow lines and collect pieces

- Build attachments for robots to accomplish various tasks

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Ages 10 - 12

Brainiacs

Cost: $285 / $235 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 29 - August 2

From slimy gloop to space food to perfect bridges, become the brainiac you know you are as you get elbow-deep in science! By the end of the week, you’ll have built an amazing rocket, experienced extreme science experiments, and tested the laws of the universe.

- Create a crash test car

- Explore blood typing

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Science Girls

Cost: $285

July 15 - 19, August 12 - 16

Bring your questions and your appetite for all things science to our camp just for girls!, We’ll dig deeper into the truth behind sound, DNA, electricity and so much more. Finish off with a spectacular rocket launch and experiments that will knock your socks off!

- Build and launch a rocket

- Make soap

- Design electrical circuits

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Machine Masterminds

Cost: $325.00

July 15 - 19, July 29 - August 2

Creativity and technology collide in The Science Garage this summer! Turn your ideas into reality during the ultimate maker experience this summer while competing in daily maker challenges. The best learning happens by doing, and in this camp you’ll be doing plenty!

- Build and launch rockets

- Use real tools for building projects

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Gamecraft 1.0

Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

July 2 - 5 (4-Day), July 8 - 12, July 22 - 26, August 6 - 9 (4-Day), August 12 - 16, August 19 - 23

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.

- Design your own video game

- Test other campers’ games

- Learn Scratch programming

- Use Minecraft EDU software to complete challenges

- Meet video game design experts

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

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Stop-motion Animation 2.0

Cost: $325 / $265 (4-day)

July 8 - 12, July 22 - 26, August 6 - 9 (4-Day)

Lights, camera, action! The sequel to our Stop Motion Animation Camp 1.0 will take campers’ animation skills to the next level! 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

Register

Ages 11 - 12

Sci-Bots 2.0

Cost: $325.00

July 22 - 26, August 19 - 23

Become the brain behind our EV3 robots! Campers will work with a partner to build, program, and test their robotic creations using the EV3 LEGO 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 battle in the Robot Olympics!

- Program robots to respond to colour, sound, and movement

- Program robots to follow lines and collect pieces

- Build attachments for robots to accomplish various tasks

Register

Ages 12 - 14

Gamecraft 2.0

Cost: $325

July 15 - 19, July 29 - August 2

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.

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

- Design your own video game

- Test other campers’ games

- Learn Scratch programming

- Use Minecraft EDU software to complete challenges

- Meet video game design experts

Register

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: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Members receive a 10% discount on all Camps at the time of purchase. Become a Member TODAY!

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