‌Science Rocks!

‌‌‌The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! summer camps every year in July and August. Designed especially for kids going into Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7 for the upcoming Fall.  These camps are great fun and an awesome learning opportunity for campers!‌‌


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We have 24 sponsored spots to offer indigenous youth at a greatly reduced cost. Priority will be given to those students who receive an invitation from their school district. These registration forms must be received by May 31st.

If you did not receive an invitation and are interested in one of these subsidized spots, please fill out the WAITLIST FORM and email it to sciencerocks@ufv.ca. We will notify you after June 1st if any spots are still available and payment can be made at that time.

To register for any of our camps at the regular cost, please visit our main registration page. If you have any questions, please contact us at sciencerocks@ufv.ca.


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‌‌2018 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: Patterns, Puzzles and Pedigrees! (July 3-6)

Abbotsford Campus: Each day one or two of the activities will focus on math, mystery and genetics! (Please note that this is a short week, price discounted by 20%) This camp is partially supported by a grant from the Canadian Mathematical Society.

Camp 2: Light'em Up! (July 9-13)

Abbotsford Campus: Each day one or two of the activities will focus on things that glow, interesting behavours of fire and light or even safe explosions! 

Camp 3: Turbo Power! (July 16-20)

Abbotsford Campus: Each day will include one or two activities will focus on the theme of speed and flight!

Camp 4: Amazing Activities! (July 23-27)

Abbotsford Campus: For this week we plan to offer our most popular activities from all the Science Rocks! weeks!

‌Camp 5: Amazing Activities! (July 30-August 3)

WAITING LIST IN EFFECT - Any available spots will open up after May 31st

Chilliwack CEP Campus: For this week we plan to offer our most popular activities from all the Science Rocks! weeks!

Camp 6: Sense-Sational Science! (August 7-10)

WAITING LIST IN EFFECT - Any available spots will open up after May 31st

Chilliwack CEP Campus: Each day will include one or two activities focusing on the five senses: things to see, hear, touch, smell, and taste! (Please note that this is a short week, price discounted by 20%)


Before and After Care

Additional childcare is available for working parents. This service is operated through the Cascades Sports Camps. They run two sessions per day: before camps (8 a.m. to 9 a.m.) and after camps (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.). Each session before or after care is $6, with the option of purchasing a package of five sessions for $27. Click here to sign up. Please note blackout dates (July 19 and 26).


Contact Us

Email: sciencerocks@ufv.ca

Robin Endelman, Co-ordinator
1-604-504-7441, ext 4779
Toll free within Canada: 1-888-504-7441, ext 4779


Student/Leader Ratios

We have a limit of 24 campers/week, for a camper to instructor ration of 8:1. In addition to the leader-facilitators, one or more UFV Science Faculty members will be on site at all times.


2018 Camp Pricing

Lunch and a camp t-shirt are included with camp fees. Discounts for multiple camps apply for a single camper attending multiple weeks or multiple siblings attending the camps. ♦ Please note that Camps #1 and #6 are short weeks, price discounted by 20%.

Single Child Pricing
# of CampsDomestic StudentInternational Student*
One $275 $325
Two $500 $600
Three $750 $900
Four $1,000 $1,200
Five $1,250 $1,500

 

Sibling Discount Pricing Examples
# Siblings# CampsDomestic StudentInternational Student*
Two One $500 $600
Two Two $1,000 $1,200
Three One $750 $900

 

*International refers to campers who do not have Canadian citizenship or a Canadian permanent resident document.


 Payment
Payment MethodsCashCredit CardDebit

Cheque

In Person: Office of the Registrar
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)      

 


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.

For campus location and maps

Typical Schedule for Camps 1-6
TimeActivity
8:30-9:00 am Arrive / Free Time
9:00-9:15 am Group Activity / Game
9:15-9:45 am  Science Activity
9:45-10:00 am  Activity or Demo
10:00-10:15 am  Snack Break / Free Time
10:15-11:30 am  Lab Time
11:30-12:00 pm  Activity
12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch / Free Time
1:00-1:30 pm  Activity
1:30-2:00 pm  Science Activity
2:00-2:45 pm  Gym Activity / Outside Activity
2:45-3:00 pm Snack Break / Free Time
3:00-3:30 pm Science Activity
3:30-3:50 pm Activity
3:50-4:00 pm Wrap up / Review / Pack up
4:00-4:30 pm Pick up / Free Time

 

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Additional Documents - Downloadable PDFs


2018 SPONSORS

We wish to recognize the generous

donations from:

and a grant from:

Be sure to check out our various Sponsor Level options or consider sponsoring a child! Sponsorship Package 2018

‌For more information, please contact Sheila Reimer, Advancement Officer at 604-854-4513 or by email at sheila.reimer@ufv.ca.

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