Summer camps for kids

Are your children interested in participating in fun, hands-on engineering and science projects in real university labs? Do you want to introduce them to the merits of chemistry experiments, dissections, circuitry, 3D printing and/or programming?

Consider one of our summer camps for kids!

Registration

Register now for camps on campus!

To make any changes to your registration, please contact adventures@uOttawa.ca or call 613-562-5491; registrations cannot be modified online.

For our camps in Orleans, Barrhaven, or Kanata, learn more and register on our off-campus satellite camps page.

Details

Grades

Completion of Kindergarten-Grade 7 by summer 2018, depending on the program.

Please consult the table below for the grade requirements for each program.  Please note that the grades indicated in our schedule refer to the grade that the participant must have completed this academic year.

Completion of Grade 8 or higher

Please visit our other pages to learn more about our Summer Programs for Teens and summer courses offered at our new Faculty of Engineering Secondary School.

Location options

  • On-campus: University of Ottawa. 800 King Edward Avenue (SITE building at the University of Ottawa)
  • Off-campus: For more information, visit the Off-Campus Satellite Camps page.
    • Barrhaven
    • Kanata
    • Orleans

Hours

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

(We offer free on-campus before and after care during drop-off and pick-up hours from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Cost

$280/week ($230/week for 4-day weeks, due to civic holidays)

Information Package

Camp information package 2017 (2018 information package to come in June)

FAQ

Please consult our FAQ page for common questions.

Schedule

Dates EngSci GirlSci MiniMed EngTech MakerGirls
Grade completed JK-GR. 6 GR. 2-6 GR. 2-4 GR. 4-7 GR. 4-7
June 25-29 EngSci1 GirlSci1  MiniMed1
(5 spots left)
EngTech1
(5 spots left)
MakerGirls1
July 3-6* EngSci2 GirlSci2
(5 spots left)
MiniMed2
(full)
EngTech2
(10 spots left)
MakerGirls2
(2 spots left)
July 9-13 EngSci3 GirlSci3 MiniMed3
(3 spots left)
EngTech3 
(full)
MakerGirls3
(10 spots left)
July 16-20 EngSci4

GirlSci4 ​​​​​​
(5 spots left)

MiniMed4  EngTech4 MakerGirls4
​​​​​
(full)
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July 23-27 EngSci1 GirlSci1
​​​​​​​(5 spots left)
MiniMed1
​​​​​​​
(full)
EngTech1
(10 spots left)
MakerGirls1 
(7 spots left)
July 30-Aug 3 EngSci2 GirlSci2
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​​​​​​​(4 spots left)
MiniMed2 EngTech2
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(10 spots left)
MakerGirls2
​​​​​​​
(5 spots left)
August 7-10** EngSci3 GirlSci3
​​​​​​​
(5 spots left)
MiniMed3 EngTech3
​​​​​​​
(10 spots left)
MakerGirls3
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(5 spots left)
August 13-17 EngSci4 GirlSci4 MiniMed4 EngTech4 MakerGirls4
​​​​​​​
(4 spots left)
August 20-24 EngSci1 GirlSci1 MiniMed1
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(4 spots left)
EngTech1 MakerGirls1
​​​​​​​
(4 spots left)
August 27-31 *** EngSci5     EngTech2  

* July 3-6 is a 4-day week due to the holiday on July 2
** August 7-10 is a 4-day week due to the civic holiday on August 6
*** Due to limited access to labs, EngSci5 costs $230 for the week

Last updated May 23, 2018 at 12 p.m.

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