Welcome to Science Rocks! Days!
We are excited to announce the arrival of Science Rocks! Days, an extension of our week-long Science Rocks! Summer Camp program that has been going strong since 2009. These one-day events are designed for kids 9-11 and 12-13 years of age.
Send your kid to university for the day to work in a real science lab and experiment with fun activities that explore the sciences.
The $40 registration fee includes a Science Rocks! t-shirt, lab book full of cool activities all wrapped up in a full day of fun! (Price subject to change)
MASKS & VACCINE INFORMATION - updated February 2, 2022 (until further notice)
At UFV, the health and safety of our community is paramount. The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has implemented orders that directly affect UFV. Masks must be worn in all public indoor areas which include classrooms, labs, lobbies and hallways, stairwells and elevators, so masks will be required for all campers. As this is a discretionary event, we unfortunately cannot accommodate children with a mask exemption.
We request that all campers be vaccinated. Campers aged 12+ will be required to show proof of vaccination.
Student/Leader ratio: We have a limit of 24 campers for the day. The camper to instructor ratio is 6:1. In addition to the leader-facilitators, one or more UFV Science Faculty members will be on site at all times.
Science Rocks! Days - Winter 2022
**Updated March 29, 2022
We have learned throughout this pandemic that we must pivot quickly to overcome challenges caused by the virus. Please note that our winter schedule has been adjusted as follows:
Science in Space! | Abbotsford Campus
Explore all the fun and excitement space has to offer right here on Earth with our “Science in Space” camp. Learn all about gravity and why things fall, the possibility of life in space, create a replica of the phases of the Moon, and even make your own spectroscope! This camp is jam-packed with all things physics, chemistry, math, and biology; it’s out of this world!
REGISTER for Science in Space!
Mad Scientist! | Chilliwack Campus
Discover what makes a mad scientist with this jam packed STEAM day! Activities include creating a density tower, playing music using a water xylophone, and even coding your very own dance move! Get ready for all things science including physics, math, chemistry, biology, and computer programming.
REGISTER for Mad Scientist!
We wish to recognize the generous grants recevied from our sponsors:
Abbotsford Community Foundation Smart & Caring Community Grant
Canadian Mathematical Society Math Camp Grant
Be sure to check out our various Sponsor Level options or consider sponsoring a child! Sponsorship Package
For more information, please contact Devon Bailey, Senior Advancement Officer, University Relations at Devon.Bailey@ufv.ca.
Robin Endelman, Co-ordinator
Phone: 1-604-504-7441, ext 4779
Toll free within Canada: 1-888-504-7441, ext 4779