Calendar

Aug
6
Tue
Lego Bot Buddies Summer Camp (Ages 6-9) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 6 @ 8:30 am – Aug 9 @ 3:30 pm

In this fun-filled, hands-on summer camp, our little campers will play and learn with the latest Lego WeDo Construction kits. During this four-day program, campers will work as young scientists, engineers and designers to build robots that leverage the core elements of coding, mathematics and simple machines while completing fun challenges. For example, campers will have fun designing and building their own “Bug Bots” that will then be used to solve various real world challenges. This highly engaging summer camp builds early STEM and spatial skills and fosters creativity through play.

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 6 and up

Dates: Tuesday, August 6th – Friday, August 9th 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary  (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Robot Battles: Build and Code A Robot to Compete and Play Summer Camp (Ages 10-13) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 6 @ 8:30 am – Aug 9 @ 3:30 pm

Do you love robots and have a passion for adventure? Then this is the perfect camp for you! Build, wire, and program your own robot to compete in various games and battles. Participants will have fun as they learn to design and customize their robots to compete in obstacle course races, play soccer games, and even challenge other robots in an ultimate robot fight contest! Participants in this camp will gain valuable skills in coding, problem-solving, design and engineering all while making new friends and having fun!

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 10 and up

Dates: Tuesday, August 6th – Friday, August 9th 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary  (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

STEM Explorers – Animal Kingdom (Summer Camp – Gr. 1-3) @ Upper Campus Health Building
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm

Lions, zebras, little blades of grass—all are connected! In the animal kingdom, your safari adventurer will journey to various parts of the world as we discover different types of animals, climates, and geographical locations! Campers will participate in chemistry experiments, learn about the human body, and create their own animal with paper mache. This camp provides the opportunity for safari campers to obtain real life experience in a university lab setting while learning about animals from around the world. We look forward to discovering all kinds of marvellous creatures with your adventurous safari guide!

*This camp is recommended for kids entering into Grades 1 to 3

Dates: Tuesday, August 6th – Friday, August 9th 2019

Location: This camp is located in the Upper Campus Health Building (formerly known as the Mountain Weather Services Office) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, B.C.

Camp time: 9:00am – 3:00pm (drop-off/pick-up times for campers are between 8:30-9:00am and between 3:00-3:30 pm)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Extended Pick-up Option: Need to drop off your child early or pick them up later? No problem! We now offer care for all participants before and after camp hours. Cash only please! Receipts provided upon payment.

  • Early drop-off: $5.00 per morning (between 7:30-8:30 am)
  • Late pick-up: $5.00 per afternoon (between 3:30-4:30 pm)

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Our refund and cancellation policy helps us accommodate your needs while giving us sufficient time to fill open spots. Please provide written notice (send an email to information@stemlearninglab.com) if you need to withdraw your child from one of our programs. Please note that our program has a possibility of a cancellation due to low enrollment.

Refunds will be issued according to the following schedule:

  • 100% refund: 20 (or more) business days before first camp day
  • 50% refund: 7-19 business days before first camp day
  • No refund: 6 (or fewer) business days before first camp day

*Please note that small service and admin fees will be deducted from all refunds. GST and service fees do apply at time of purchase.

Early Bird Pricing: Use code EarlyBird2019 to receive 10% off until May 31st.

Bursaries: Contact Jennifer Jakobi for more information: jennifer.jakobi@ubc.ca.

Aug
12
Mon
Jr. Game Makers Summer Camp (Ages 6-9) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am – Aug 16 @ 3:30 pm

Have you ever wondered how your body works? In this camp, campers will get to learn about human anatomy while integrating the fields of biology and computer science to create their very own classic Operation game. Our Jr. Game Makers will use block coding to design and code their games, and we will put their surgery skills to the test by making their board games interactive through Makey Makey! Campers will follow their curiosity as they create their own games to be used later to challenge family and friends.

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 6 and up

Dates: Monday, August 12th – Friday, August 16th 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary  (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Minecraft Modding Summer Camp (Ages 10-13) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am – Aug 16 @ 3:30 pm

Want to create your own game within Minecraft? Take your skills to the next level and build your own customized Minecraft world with block code or JavaScript! Create ‘mods’ that control how your Minecraft game behaves, and battle zombies and creepers by crafting code with Minecraft Education Edition! Prior Minecraft experience is recommended.

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 10 and up

Dates: Monday, August 12th – Friday, August 16th 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Aug
19
Mon
Code Your Own Video Game Summer Camp (Ages 10-13) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

This innovative, hands-on camp engages students in early engineering through electrical circuits, computer science and coding. Through creativity and imagination, participants will learn to turn everyday objects into things such as musical instruments and code their very own video game consoles! Participants will use the engineering design process as they ideate, design, prototype, and test their creations to make them the best they can be!

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 10 and up

Dates: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Digital Creations with Raspberry Pi & Python (Ages 11-17) @ West Island College
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

Build exciting digital mashups with the Raspberry Pi! This innovative, credit-card-sized computer allows you to connect circuits and sensors to build all kinds of fun games and electronics projects. Code a game with flashing LED lights, build a pressure sensor to catch intruders, and even make music! Participants will learn to connect electronic components (jumper wires, LEDs, sensors, resistors) to their Raspberry Pi and learn Python programming basics to code their creations.

*This camp is recommended for students ages 11-17.

Dates: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Location: 7410 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1M5

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Girls Only Wearable Tech and Design Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

In this week-long camp, we will spark our students’ imaginations and foster their creativity as they design, create and iterate their very own tech accessories! Campers will also learn how to code using blocks and JavaScript to create wearable tech using the BBC Micro:Bit. These powerful devices are small and wearable! They feature LED displays, an accelerometer, compass, and so much more! Have you heard of Stitch Kits? This growing phenomenon in the wearable tech world combines Arduino programming with sewable rainbow LED strips and a variety of sensors. Let your imagination run wild when using these Microbits and Stitch Kits, whether they make a flashing heart, smiley/frowny face, fashion scoreboards, and interactive games! Fabrics, circuits, lights, and sewing will be used to create one of a kind decorative and techie fashion pieces.

This camp is perfect for campers who aspire to be designers and creators. Campers and their parents will be amazed what will be accomplished at the end of this exciting, hands-on week of Art/Tech Maker Extravaganza!

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 9 and up

Dates: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary  (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Mission to Mars Summer Camp (Ages 6-9) @ STEM Learning Lab
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

Blast off on an exciting learning adventure to Mars! This space-themed offering engages students in collaborative engineering challenges. Participants are introduced to digital design basics using 3DC and Toca Builders. Additionally, Dash and Dot robots are used to simulate Martian tasks for exploration and survival!

*This camp is recommended for kids ages 6 and up

Dates: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd 2019

Location: #200 7101 5th SE Calgary  (we are located on the 2nd floor)

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Theme Park Engineering (Ages 14-17) @ West Island College
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

Theme parks earn billions of dollars in profits annually, and the industry relies on engineering innovation to create a welcomed retreat for thrill-seekers. Get a behind-the-scenes look at your favourite theme parks, including Disney, Six Flags, and Universal Studios as we investigate the physics of attractions and themed set design. Participants will use 3D printers and a laser cutter to fabricate their own creations, and learn the art of animation and materials engineering.

*This camp is recommended for students ages 14-17.

Dates: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Location: 7410 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1M5

Camp time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (drop-off time for campers is between 8:00-8:30am)

Please bring a nut-free lunch and snacks.