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Science Rocks! Summer Camp

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 of our camps run from 9-4 each day, with drop off between 8:30-9 am and pick up between 4-4:30 pm. Lunch and a camp t-shirt are included with camp fees.

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Indigenous Youth: Register for a sponsored spot in a Science Rocks 2022 camp!

We have 24 sponsored spots to offer Indigenous youth to register for one Science Rocks! camp at a greatly reduced cost. One sponsored spot is available per camper. If you wish to register for additional camps at the non-sponsored rate, please complete this Registration Form. If you have any questions, please contact us at sciencerocks@ufv.ca.

Register for an Indigenous youth sponsored spot


2022 Summer 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 activities from Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science.  Many of the weeks will also include activities from Geography and Kinesiology. 3D Printing is also worked into many of our camps!

July

4-8

CAMP 1: Cryptography, Codes, and Crime Scenes!

Abbotsford Campus: Each day one or two activities will focus on math, mystery, problem solving and uncovering hidden secrets!

July

11-15

CAMP 2: Lasers, Light Sabers, and Lightening!

Abbotsford Campus: Each day one or two activities will focus on things that glow, and interesting behaviours of fire and light!

July

18-22

CAMP 3: Energy, Engines, and Explosions!

Abbotsford Campus: Each day will include one or two activities focusing on the themes of speed, power, forces, and even safe explosions!

Aug 2-5

(short week)

CAMP 4: Cryptography, Codes, and Crime Scenes!

Chilliwack CEP Campus: Each day one or two activities will focus on math, mystery, problem solving and uncovering hidden secrets!

Aug

8-12

CAMP 5: Energy, Engines, and Explosions! 

Chilliwack CEP Campus: Each day will include one or two activities focusing on the themes of speed, power, forces, and even safe explosions!

Aug

15-19

CAMP 6: Lasers, Light Sabers, and Lightening!

Chilliwack CEP Campus: Each day one or two activities will focus on things that glow, and interesting behaviours of fire and light!

Summer Camp Prices (subject to change)

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 short weeks are discounted by 20%.

Single Child Pricing
# of CampsTotal Cost
One $300
Two $560
Three $840
Four $1120
Five $1400
Six $1680

 

Sibling Discount Pricing Examples
# Siblings# CampsCost
Two One $560
Two Two $1120
Three One $840

 

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


View photos from our previous years on UFV's Flickr account:


The camps will be held on both Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus and will be run both indoors and outside, dependent on weather and activity.

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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

 



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.

Contact Us

Email: sciencerocks@ufv.ca

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

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