Summer of Science 2018

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For more information or to register:

  1. Visit us in Polson Park, 2704 Hwy 6, Vernon BC
  2. Fill out a registration form and email it to info@okscience.ca
  3. Call (250) 545-3644 with your credit card payment

Note:  Grade refers to the grade your child will be entering in September 2018

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

Closed on Monday, July 2, for the observance of Canada Day.

Lego Mindstorms: Robots, July 3 - 6, Grades 4 - 6 - This camp is currently FULL

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

Crazy Chemistry, July 3 - 6, Grades 1-6 - This camp is currently FULL

4 days: $120 for members; $140 for non-members, + GST  
Investigate the world of chemical reactions, mixtures, and solutions.  Don't forget to bring your best mad scientist cackle!

Week 2

Spies + Private Eyes, July 9 - 13, 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!

Superheroes + Monsters, July 9 - 11, Grades 1 - 6

3 days: $105 for members; $115 for non-members, + GST
It's the good guys versus the bad guys!  Who has science on their side?

Silly Science: Blowing Bubbles, July 13, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

One 2 1/2-hour session: $20 for members; $25 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Make them and pop them! Explore how to use bubbles in many different ways!

Week 3

Astronaut Academy, July 16 - 20, Grades 1 - 6

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.

Lego We Do: Robots, July 16 - 18, Grades 1 - 3 - This camp is currently FULL

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

Spectrum of Science, July 19 - 20,  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.

Week 4

Wizards + Warriors, July 23 - 27, 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. 

Super Scrubs, July 23 - 24, Grades 1 - 6

2 days: $75 for members; $85 for non-members, + GST
Have you ever wanted to be a doctor or a veterinarian?  Learn the science behind keeping people and animals healthy!

Eco Science, July 25 - 26, Grades 1 - 6

2 days: $75 for members; $85 for non-members, + GST
Come explore environmental science and the natural world!

Silly Science: Mystifying Magic, July 27, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

One 2 1/2-hour session: $20 for members; $25 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Is it science or is it magic?  Learn some exciting new tricks!

Week 5

Science en Français, July 30 - August 3, Grades 1 - 6 - This camp is currently FULL

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Discover the best of chemistry, physics, and biology!  All instruction in this camp will be in French so children should have a familiarity with the language prior to enrollment.

Mythbusters, July 30 - August 3, Grades 1 - 6 - This camp is currently FULL

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Are eggshells always fragile?  Does toast always land buttered-side down?  Put these myths and others to the test!

Week 6

Closed on Monday, August 6, for BC Day.

Insect Mania, August 7 - 9, Grades 1 - 6

3 days: $105 for members; $115 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!

Disaster Science, August 7 - 9, Grades 1 - 6

3 days: $105 for members; $115 for non-members, + GST
Discover the science behind earthquakes and hurricanes.  You might even get to make a few disasters of your own!

Silly Science: Spectacular Structures, August 10, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

One 2 1/2-hour session: $20 for members; $25 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           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.

Week 7

Cool Girls, August 13 - 17, A girls only science camp, Grades 1 - 6

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

Mad Scientists, August 13 - 17, Grades 1 - 6

5 days: $150 for members; $175 for non-members, + GST
Let you inner mad scientist shine with our collection of exciting, intriguing, and strange experiments!

Week 8

Gadgets + Gizmos, August 20 - 24, Grades 1 - 6

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

Marine Madness, August 20 - 22, Grades 1 - 6

3 days: $105 for members; $115 for non-members, + GST
Get swept up in a week of sea science as we bring the coast to the Okanagan!

Silly Science: Marvelous Messes, August 24, Ages 4 to Kindergarten

One 2 1/2-hour session: $20 for members; $25 for non-members, + GST
     Two options: Mornings 9:00 - 11:30 am, - or -
                           Afternoons 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Guaranteed to be fun.  Might leave a mess behind.

Week 9

Spies + Private Eyes, August 27 - 31, 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!

Survival Science, August 27 - 29, Grades 1 - 6

3 days: $105 for members; $115 for non-members, + GST
Do you have what it takes to survive this camp?  Learn the science behind survival tips and techniques.

Spectrum of Science, August 30 - 31,  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.

 

For all camps:

Cancellations made with at least one week notice may be eligible for a full refund.  Cancellations with less than one week notice may be eligible for a partial refund or camp credits.