Summer of Science 2017

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For more information or to register:

  1. Visit us in Polson Park, 2704 Hwy 6, Vernon BC
  2. Email info@okscience.ca (for a copy of the registration form)
  3. Call (250) 545-3644 

Note:  Grade refers to the grade your child will be entering in September 2017

All camps except Silly Science and Spectrum of Science have
Drop-off from 8:30 - 8:50 am
Pickup at 3:00 pm

See below for hours for Silly Science and Spectrum of Science Camps

Week 1

Gadgets and Gizmos, July 3 - 7, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Gadets, gizmos, whoozits, and whatzits!  Learn all about inventions past, present, and maybe even future!

Silly Science: Marvelous Messes, July 3 - 4, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

Two 2 1/2-hour sessions: $40 for members; $50 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Monday and Tuesday Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Guaranteed to be fun. Might leave a mess behind.

Spectrum of Science, July 5 - 6,  This science camp is offered for children on the autism spectrum, Grades 1 - 6
Drop Off: 8:30 - 8:45 AM / Pickup at 12:00 Noon

2 days: $50 for members; $60 for non-members, + GST
Explore the full range science has to offer, from chemistry to physics to engineering.

Week 2

Demystifying Dinosaurs, July 10 - 14, Grades 1 - 3

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
How big were dinosaurs?  When did they live?  Become a summer paleontologist and discover all this and more in conjunction with Dinosaurs Unearthed!

Demystifying Dinosaurs, July 10 - 14, Grades 4 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Where does our knowledge of dinosaurs come from?  How do we learn things from fossils?  Become a summer paleontologist and discover all this and more in conjunction with Dinosaurs Unearthed!

Week 3

Survival Science, July 17 - 21, Grades 4 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Do you have what it takes to survive this camp?  Learn the science behind survival tips and techniques.

Silly Science: Dinosaurs, July 17 - 18, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

Two 2 1/2-hour sessions: $40 for members; $50 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Monday and Tuesday Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
From gentle giants to ferocious predators, meet the dinosaurs!

Lego We Do: Robots, July 19 - 21, Grades 1 - 3

3 days: $105 for members; $115 for non-members, + GST
Lego! Robots! 'Nuff said! 

Week 4

Astronaut Academy, July 24 - 28, Grades 1 - 3

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Calling all future astronauts!  Learn all about space and what it takes to be an astronaut.  

Astronaut Academy, July 24 - 28, Grades 4 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Calling all future astronauts!  Delve deeper into space travel and exploration.

Week 5

Spies and Private Eyes, July 31 - August 4, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to learn all about modern sleuthing and sneaking!

Silly Science: Jr. Astronaut Academy, July 31 - August 1, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

Two 2 1/2-hour sessions: $40 for members; $50 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Monday and Tuesday Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Find out what you will need for your first trip to space!

Week 6

Closed on Monday, August 7, for BC Day.

Lego Mindstorm: Robots, August 8 - 11, Grades 4 - 6

4 days: $120 for members; $140 for non-members, + GST
Lego! Robots! 'Nuff said! 

Insect Mania, August 10 - 11, Grades 1 - 3

2 days: $75 for members; $85 for non-members, + GST
Learn how insects are built. Study them under microscopes. Build bug catchers so you can go home and capture your favourite insects for Mom.

Week 7

Crazy Chemistry, August 14 - 18, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Investigate the world of chemical reactions, mixtures, and solutions.  Don’t forget to bring your best mad scientist cackle!

Cool Girls, August 14 - 18, A girls only science camp, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
No boys allowed in this camp!  Explores chemistry, physics, engineering, and biology.

Week 8

Wizards and Warriors, August 21 - 25, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Are you a wizard or a warrior?  Examine the science behind wizardry and magic. Build catapults and other medieval weapons.

Silly Science: Spectacular Structures, August 21 - 22, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

Two 2 1/2-hour sessions: $40 for members; $50 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Monday and Tuesday Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Learn what makes buildings stay up. Build a structure as tall as possible. Now build one that will hold the most weight.

Spectrum of Science, August 23 - 24,  This science camp is offered for children on the autism spectrum, Grades 1 - 6
Drop Off: 8:30 - 8:50 AM / Pickup at 12:00 Noon

2 days: $50 for members; $60 for non-members, + GST
Explore the full range science has to offer, from chemistry to physics to engineering.