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!
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)
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)
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.
Robin Endelman, Co-ordinator 1-604-504-7441, ext 4779 Toll free within Canada: 1-888-504-7441, ext 4779
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 Camps
Sibling Discount Pricing Examples
*International refers to campers who do not have Canadian citizenship or a Canadian permanent resident document.
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.