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Science, Engineering and Mathematics Camps

Summer 2017

Registration for July 2017 Science Camps is now available! 

Summer 2017 camps will be held on the following dates:

Week 1: July 4th - 7th (4 day camp)
Theme: Environmental Studies
Participants will have the opportunity to discover their natural environment. They will explore animal relationships in Northern Ontario, biodiversity and human impacts on our local ecosystem 
Week 2: July 10th - 14th
Theme: Outdoor Education

Experience the difference between visiting and surviving in Northern Ontario. Participants will get first-hand experience on how to endure nature’s elements.  Included in the week will be identifying food sources in the bush, forms of shelter, fire building techniques and safety awareness.

Week 3: July 17th - 21st
Theme: Earth and Space Science
Participants will explore the wonders of Earth and the universe beyond. Delve into the physics of space travel, astronomy, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life, all while making connections to life on Earth. The week will culminate in the launching of rockets the campers will get to build themselves ​   

Week 4: July 24th - 28th
Theme: Discovery and Innovation

Learn how engineering works in the broader world! Participants will engage in solving a practical problem and design and build a mechanized system to , and will learn how engineering works in the broader world. 

Week 5: July 31st - August 4th
Theme: Aquatic Studies
Participants will explore the simple and complex nature of the Earth’s water systems and their importance to everyday life. Included in the week will be activities such as pond studies, observation of aquatic animals and microscopy.​

The cost for 2017 Camps is $175/week ($150 for 4 day camp)

Our camps are designed to engage and educate all participants aged 8-12 years of age. 

Under the supervision of trained camp counselors, students will be working in science labs and the outdoors in the fields of ecology, space science, outdoor education and other science-related fields. Incorporating Aboriginal perspectives, every week will feature an exciting science topic and will include fun outdoor activity time. Interested participants may sign up for one or more weeks; each​ week will offer different opportunities and experiences.​The program runs daily from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

For more information about our 2017 programs, please contact 705-471-9677 or email us

​To register for our camps, please visit the following link:



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