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!

Details

Grades

Completion of Kindergarten-Grade 8 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
    • Alta Vista

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

  • $290/week ($240/week for 4-day weeks, due to civic holidays)

Information package


FAQ

  • Please consult our FAQ page for common questions.

Registration

  • 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, Alta Vista, or Kanata, learn more and register on our off-campus satellite camps page.

Summer activities


Fall and Winter activities


Workshops for groups

Schedule

Dates EngSci GirlSci MiniMed EngTech MakerGirls TeenSci TeenTech
Grade completed JK-GR. 6 GR. 2-4 GR. 4-6 GR. 4-7 GR. 4-7 GR. 7-8 GR. 7-8
June 24-28

EngSci1 ​​​​​

GirlSci1 MiniMed1 EngTech1 MakerGirls1    
July 2-5* EngSci2 GirlSci2 MiniMed2 EngTech2 MakerGirls2 TeenSci  
July 8-12 EngSci3

GirlSci3

MiniMed3 EngTech3

MakerGirls3

  TeenTech
July 15-19

EngSci4

GirlSci4 ​​​​​​

MiniMed4

EngTech4

MakerGirls4

TeenSci

 

July 22-26 EngSci1 GirlSci1 MiniMed1 EngTech1 MakerGirls1   TeenTech
July 29-Aug 2 EngSci2 GirlSci2 MiniMed2 EngTech2 MakerGirls2 TeenSci  
August 6-9** EngSci3 GirlSci3 MiniMed3 EngTech3 MakerGirls3   TeenTech
August 12-16 EngSci4 GirlSci4 MiniMed4 EngTech4 MakerGirls4 TeenSci  
August 19-23 EngSci1

GirlSci1 ​​​​​​

MiniMed1
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EngTech1
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MakerGirls1
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  TeenTech
August 26-30*** EngSci5
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    EngTech2
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* July 2-5 is a 4-day week due to the holiday on July 1st
** August 6-9 is a 4-day week due to the civic holiday on August 5th
*** Due to limited access to labs, EngSci5 costs $240 for the week

Last updated October 26, 2018 at 10 am.

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