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 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


FAQ

  • Please consult our FAQ page for common questions.

Registration

Summer activities


Fall and Winter activities


Workshops for groups

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 ​​​​​​
(full)

GirlSci1 
(full)
MiniMed1
(full)
EngTech1
(full)
MakerGirls1
(full)
July 3-6* EngSci2
(full)
GirlSci2
(full)
MiniMed2
(full)
EngTech2
(full)
MakerGirls2
(full)
July 9-13 EngSci3
(full)

GirlSci3
(full)

MiniMed3
(full)
EngTech3 
(full

MakerGirls3
(full)

July 16-20

EngSci4
(full)

GirlSci4 ​​​​​​
(full)

MiniMed4
(full) 

EngTech4
(full)

MakerGirls4
​​​​​
(full)
​​​

July 23-27 EngSci1
(full)
GirlSci1
(1 spot left)
MiniMed1
(full)
EngTech1
(4 spots left)
MakerGirls1 
(2 spots left)
July 30-Aug 3 EngSci2
 
(11 spots left)
GirlSci2
(1 spot left)
MiniMed2
(1 spot left)
EngTech2
(English full
French 3 spots left)
MakerGirls2
(4 spots left)
August 7-10** EngSci3 GirlSci3
​​​​​​​
(English full - French 7 spots left)
MiniMed3
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(6 spots left)
EngTech3
​​​​​​​
(English full
French 2 spots left)
MakerGirls3
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(3 spots left)
August 13-17 EngSci4
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(10 spots left)
GirlSci4
​​​​​​​
(6 spots left)
MiniMed4
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(4 spots left)
EngTech4
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
(English full
French 2 spots left)
MakerGirls4
​​​​​​​
(English full
French 5 spots left)
August 20-24 EngSci1
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(10 spots left)

GirlSci1 ​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(9 spots left)

MiniMed1
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(1 spot left)
EngTech1
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
(English full
French 1 spot left)
MakerGirls1
​​​​​​​
(6 spots left)
August 27-31 *** EngSci5
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(13 bilingual spots left)
    EngTech2
​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(2 bilingual spots left)
 

* 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 July 18, 2018 at 10 am.

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