Event SC20-V-A

Science AL!VE Virtual Summer Academy - August 2020

When: Tue, 04-Aug-2020 - Fri, 21-Aug-2020

PLEASE NOTE: Campers must have completed a full year of Kindergarten prior to attending our camps. We offer programs for students who have completed Kindergarten to grade 7.

Science AL!VE Summer Academy focus on exploring the fascinating world of Science, Engineering and Technology through hands-on activities by enthusiastic undergraduate students in a variety of STEAM fields.

$20 Science AL!VE Voucher

We value your participation in Science AL!VE programs! For families who register for virtual July Science AL!VE will receive a $20 voucher that can be used towards any future Science AL!VE programs such as virtual and in-person Summer Academy, Weekend Clubs, and Afterschool Programs.

  • This is a one-time offer that ends on July 24, 2020. Limited to one voucher per child.  
  • Voucher is not transferable to another family or a child.
  • Voucher valid until July 1, 2021.   
  • Voucher not redeemable for cash.


Science AL!VE Virtual Summer Academy has two times slots that run Monday to Friday.

For campers in K – Grade 3 (1 hour sessions - $75/WEEK):

Morning Session: 10:00-11:00am

Afternoon Session: 1:00-2:00pm

For campers in Grade 4 – 7 (1.5 hour sessions - $100/WEEK)

Morning Session: 10:00am-11:30am

Afternoon Session: 1:00-2:30pm

Virtual Summer Academy Themes

Mini Scientist: Amazing Animals (K-1)

GRADE K-1: AUG 4-7, AUG 10-14

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)                                                                           

Did you know that slugs have 4 noses? That emus can’t walk backwards? Join us for a dive into the zany world of zoology as we learn more about the incredible animals on planet Earth- from those as big as a blue whale to those as small as a snail!                                                                                           

Mini Scientist: Body Odyssey (K-1)          

GRADE K-1: AUG 4-7, AUG 17-21

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)                                                                           

Have you ever wondered whether blood is red or blue? Or what happens when we digest our food? Let’s put on our lab coats and embark on an adventure through the human body systems!                                                                  

Mini Scientist: Mini Mini (K-1)   

GRADE K-1: AUG 10-14, AUG 17-21

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)                                                                          

Venture into the colossal world of minuscule matter, with Mini Mini Camp! Zoom in and learn about everything miniature, from atoms and molecules to cells, germs and DNA!                                              

Quark: Making Waves (2-3)

GRADE 2-3: AUG 4-7, AUG 10-14, AUG 17-21

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)      

Join us as We learn about all types of waves! From colours to earthquakes to sound and light, this camp gets students to dip their toes and make a few ripples in the vast ocean that is STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math).                                                                           

Quark: Fantastic Forensics (2-3)

GRADE 2-3: AUG 4-7, AUG 10-14, AUG 17-21

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)       

Fasten your seatbelts and join us in this Bill-Nye-meets-CSI fantastic world of forensics. Discover why DNA and fingerprints can be used to solve crimes and maybe even solve your very own Science AL!VE mystery.     

Quark: Spectacular Space (2-3)

GRADE 2-3: AUG 4-7, AUG 10-14, AUG 17-21

$75/WEEK ($60 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)          

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...the expanses of space were waiting to be explored. Now, in Spectacular Space, campers will boldly go where no one has gone before. Join us on our trek through the galaxies as we learn about the wonders that lie beyond the planet we call home and the technology it takes to explore the great unknown.

Seniors: Gadgets & Gizmos (4-7)

GRADE 4-7: AUG 4-7, AUG 10-14

$100/WEEK ($80 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)    

Join us to learn about robots, computer processing, and engineering. Then, learn how that technology can be used to create innovative solutions and solve problems. This camp will have a focus on 3D printing where you will create a gadget or gizmo to improve your day to day life!                                                                                                   

Seniors: WONDERous Wizards (4-7)

GRADE 4-7: AUG 4-7, AUG 17-21

$100/WEEK ($80 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)     

Calling all prospective wizards and witches! If you didn’t receive your acceptance letter by owl yet don’t fret. Learn about the science behind your favourite wizarding courses, like what makes your potion glow (or explode!) and the optimal conditions to grow magical and mundane plants.

Seniors: Biotech (4-7)     

GRADE 4-7: AUG 10-14, AUG 17-21

$100/WEEK ($80 FOR 4-DAY WEEK)                        

Delve into the science of Biomedical Engineering and learn about exciting innovations - from DNA technology to robotic prosthetics! Campers can solve problems, design concepts, and share ideas in this fun and engaging camp. This combination of science and technology is an exciting introduction to the applied and medical sciences!                  

To view the Science AL!VE August Summer Academy brochure, please click here.


Sign up before:
Thu, 20-Aug-2020 06:00 pm



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