‌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!‌

Registration for Science Rocks! 2018 will open in March


2017 Camp Themes Student-Leader Ratios ♦ PricingPayment Methods ♦ ScheduleContact Us

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‌2017 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: Light'em Up! (July10-14)

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 2: Patterns, Puzzles and Pedigrees! (July 17-21)

Abbotsford Campus: Each day one or two of the activities will focus on math, mystery and genetics!

Camp 3: Sense-Sational Science!  (July 24-28)

Abbotsford Campus: Each day will include one or two activities focusing on the five senses: things to see, hear, touch, smell, and taste!

Camp 4: Turbo Power! (July 31-August 4)

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

Camp 5: Amazing Activities! (August 14-18)

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

Indigenous Youth Camp (August 8-11)

Chilliwack CEP Campus: For this week we plan to offer our most popular activities from all the Science Rocks! weeks. This week will include Indigenous content, however, all non-indigenous campers are welcome to register of a cost of $220 for the week.

Please note Indigenous youth will be offered spots in a camp of their choice at a greatly reduced cost.

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.

2017 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.

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 MethodsCashCredit CardDebit


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 1-5
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


Typical Schedule for Aboriginal Youth Camp
9:00-9:30 am Arrive / Free Time
9:30-9:45 am Group Activity / Game
9:45-10:15 am Science Activity
10:15-10:30 am Activity
10:30-10:45 am Snack Break / Free Time
10:45-11:45 am Lab Time
11:45-12:00 pm Activity
12:00-12:45 pm Lunch / Free Time
12:45-1:15 pm Science Activity
1:15-2:00 pm Outside Activity
2:00-2:15 pm Snack Break / Free Time
2:15-2:45 pm Science Activity
2:45-3:00 pm Wrap up / Review / Pack up
3:00-3:30 pm Pick up / Free Time

Check out the fun on UFV Flickr!

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Additional Documents - Downloadable PDFs


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! Sponsorshp Package

‌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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