Virtual Summer Camps

Alberta's Nature - Incredible and Adaptable Ages 9-12

Alberta is full of plants and animals with some pretty incredible adaptations. Explore a world that s hidden in plain sight as you explore your yard or local green space. Guided by your camp instructor, you will participate in virtual scavenger hunts, discover the reasons behind some strange animal and plant adaptations, create your own amazing creatures, and do virtual visits with the creatures living at the science centre.

Coding for Video Games 1.0 Ages 9-12

This camp offers gamers the ultimate challenge: design and construct a video game using Scratch programming!

Campers learn the basics including creating levels, adding characters, objects, behaviours, and sounds. They will be able to access their game online and continue improving it after camp is over. When campers aren't working on games of their own, our instructors will provide game-based challenges using Minecraft EDU software.

Coding for Video Games 2.0 Ages 12-14

This camp offers gamers the ultimate challenge: design and construct a video game using Scratch programming!

Campers will dive deep into game creation including creating advanced levels, adding characters, objects, behaviours, and sounds. They will be able to access their game online and continue improving it after camp is over. When campers aren t working on games of their own, our instructors will provide game-based challenges using Minecraft EDU software.

 

Girls- Full STEAM Ahead! Ages 10-14

Do a deep dive into all aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math in this virtual science camp just for girls!

In this challenge based virtual camp, you will think outside the box as you test your skills in all things STEAM. Learn how Alberta women working in STEAM fields are making a difference every day.

Greetings Earthlings! Ages 6-9

You are an alien from another galaxy and your ship has just crash-landed on Earth! You are now on a mission to find out more about this little blue planet and the beings who live on it.

Your Human Guide will introduce you to this planet through virtual games, teach you ways to communicate with Earthlings, help you share stories about your home planet, and encourage you to do some star gazing.

House Hackers Ages 6-9

If you can dream it, you can build it!

The best way to discover is to design, create, and build using stuff you can find around your home! Use awesome tools to test your ideas, build creative contraptions, and complete daily design challenges. You ll finish this camp with new maker skills and a passion for creation!

House Hackers Ages 9-12

If you can dream it, you can build it! The best way to discover is to design, create, and build using stuff you can find around your home! Use awesome tools to test your ideas, build creative contraptions, and complete daily design challenges. You'll finish this camp with new maker skills and a passion for creation!

Mars Mission Ages 9-12

Do you have what it takes to survive on Mars?

As part of the first team of humans to live on Mars you must work to ensure that you can survive and thrive on this strange planet. Each day Mission Control will assign you a new task in science, technology, engineering and math. Complete these tasks to earn food, water and oxygen for your colony on Mars.

 

Right in Your Own Backyard! Ages 6-9

Whether you live in the city or the country, backyards in Alberta are filled with all sorts of natural wonders! Join us Right in your Own Backyardas we escape our houses and explore the nature our outdoor spaces have to offer. Take virtual tours of yards from around Alberta, earn points through virtual nature scavenger hunts, enjoy virtual animal encounters with the science centre animals, and create objects that will attract new life to your own backyard.

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