Minds In Motion

Girls Applied Science and Engineering Club

Calling all psyched about science girls in grades 2-4! Need something fantastic to do on your Saturdays from 9am - 12pm? This is the place for you! Learn about science, engineering, and technology in a super fun, all girl environment. Instructors will lead you through several exciting sessions of hands-on projects that will leave you craving more science! Participants will get a chance to explore the University of Calgary, take part in a self directed community project and meet professionals working in the fields of science and engineering!!

Kids Applied Science and Engineering Club

Calling all psyched about science kids in grades 3-5! Need something fantastic to do on your Saturdays from 1pm - 4pm? This is the place for you! Learn about science, engineering, and technology in a super fun environment for boys and girls in grades 3-5. Instructors will lead you through several exciting sessions of hands-on projects that will leave you craving more science! Participants will get a chance to explore the University of Calgary, take part in a self directed community project and meet professionals working in the fields of science and engineering!!

Early Minds

Start discovering science in everything around you! Dissect owl pellets, build simple machines, travel back in time to uncover the mystery of the dinosaurs and have fun learning about chemical reactions and electrical circuits. Campers will explore and investigate the exciting world of STEM through games, stories and experiments. This camp gives students entering Grades 1 and 2 in the Fall an early start to science and engineering. Participants will get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories and be taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Get on your lab coats and get ready for some fun!

*Please note: Early Minds A, B and C are all the same camp. They all contain owl pellet dissections, fossil creation and the same activity themes, though the projects within each theme will vary. Staff are different in each camp.

Energy Engineering

How can you power a city’s homes and vehicles using only clean energy? This fun filled week will have you investigating how scientists and engineers are using technology to produce different forms of renewable energy such as, hydro, wind, thermal and solar power. Campers will use this knowledge to design and build their own innovative and energy efficient city through hands-on activities and group challenges. Campers will also have the opportunity to experiment with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotics and get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Energy Engineering Camps are for students entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Come get excited about engineering as a future career as you get those circuits firing while designing, building and powering a metropolis!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.

Engineering 101

Ever wonder what it’s like to be an engineer? Come join Engineering 101 and be an engineer for a week! Spend a week learning about the design process, the exciting opportunities in engineering and experiencing what engineers do at the University of Calgary. This camp will explore many fascinating topics including the engineering design process, forming innovative solutions and experimentation with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotics. From concept generation to prototype development, campers will learn to work in teams using creativity in exploring and solving problems that can make a difference in the world. Participants will get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Engineering 101 campers will also have the opportunity to meet and be mentored by Engineers working in the Engineering Departments at the University of Calgary. Engineering 101 camps are for students entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Come join us and get excited about engineering as a future career as you get out your thinking caps and become scientific minds in engineering!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.

Girls Applied Science and Engineering

Calling all girls! Come put your scientific mind in motion! From the elements below us to the world above, all-girls camps delve deep into the exciting fields of science, engineering and technology. Get a chance to combine your creativity with technical skills in this jam packed week of investigating scientific concepts and applying the engineering design process through exciting hands-on activities and challenges. Campers will also have the opportunity to experiment with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotics and perform a dissection. Participants will get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by female instructors in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Girls Applied Science and Engineering camps are for students entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Come get excited about engineering as a future career as you get on your lab coats and get ready for some fun!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.

Natural Sciences

Investigate the world around you through an exploration of the natural sciences. This fun-filled week will have you looking at the world in a whole new way through hands-on activities and group challenges to foster and enrich inquisitive minds. Learn about chemical reactions, perform a dissection, extract DNA, and unravel the mystery beyond the lens of a microscope. Participants will get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Natural Sciences camps are for students interested in biology, chemistry and earth sciences entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Get on your lab coats and get ready for some fun!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.

Technology

Just can't get enough tech? Spend a week learning about computer engineering and electronics through inventive solutions and exploration of computer software programs, circuit designs, robotics and application to real-life scenarios. Improve your problem solving skills in this super-fun environment full of hands-on activities and challenges!  Campers will also have the opportunity to experiment with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotics and get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. Technology camps are for students entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Get ready to plug-in for a quest into the world of tech and gadgets that will leave you charged-up for more!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.

Girls Technology

Calling all girls who just can’t get enough tech! Spend a week learning about computer engineering and electronics through inventive solutions and exploration of computer software programs, circuit designs, robotics and application to real-life scenarios. Improve your problem solving skills in this super-fun environment full of hands-on activities and challenges! Campers will also have the opportunity to experiment with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotics  and get a chance to work in University of Calgary classrooms and laboratories while being taught by those in the fields of Science, Engineering and Education. This camp is for students entering grades 3 – 9 in the Fall. Bring your imagination and innovation for a quest into the world of tech and gadgets that will leave you charged-up for more!

**Please note that activities are subject to change and are presented as examples only. Grade refers to the grade your child is entering in the fall.