The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! summer camp every year in July- August. Designed especially for young people going into Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7 for the upcoming Fall. These camps are great fun and an awesome learning opportunity for campers.
By Mail: c/o Office of the Registrar 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8
By Phone: 1-604-854-4501 (9:00 am -4:00 pm Monday through Friday)
By Fax: 1-604-853-0138
2016 Camp Themes
Each camp week will be organized around a central theme. Each day one or two activities will focus on that week's theme. Over the course of a given week, campers can expect to experience activites from Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Many of the weeks will also include activities from Geography and Kinesiology.
Camp 1: Things that explode!
July 4 - 8
Abbotsford: This week of camp will go off with a "BANG". Each day will include activities and demonstrations involving safe explosions, as well as the science behind creating them.
Camp 2: Things that stink!
July 11 - 15
Abbotsford: Each day one or two of the activities will focus on things that stink or things that are just plain yucky.
Camp 3: Things in our genes!
July 18 - 22
Abbotsford: Are you a mystery solver? Have you ever wondered why we look the way we do? Come join us for activities involving mystery solving, forensics and find out what's in your genes!
Camp 4: Things that glow!
July 25 - 29
Abbotsford: Each day one or two of the activities will focus on things that glow, interesting behaviours of light or even safe demonstrations using fire.
Camp 5: Amazing Activities!
August 8 - 12
Chilliwack CEP Campus: For this week we plan to offer our most popular activities from all the Science Rocks! weeks.
Aboriginal Youth Camp
August 2 - 5
Chilliwack CEP Campus: For this week we plan to offer our most popular activities from all the Science Rocks! weeks. Please note this camp is offered at a greatly reduced cost of $25. Priority for spaces in this camp is given to students who receive invitations from Chilliwack elementary school principals. We welcome applications for the waitlist and will notify you if space is available.
Camp Locations and Typical Schedules
The camps will be held on both Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus and will be run both indoors and outside, dependent on weather and activity.