INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

At The STEAM Project, we believe in empowering our youth by providing them with the tools & skills needed to succeed. By making learning engaging and fun, our students are inspired to continue exploring the possibilities of the world around them!

Our Core Values

Stay Curious

We encourage students to continue being curious about the world around them, which helps create a passion for learning.

Think Like An Inventor

We encourage students to use problem-based thinking to come up with new ideas to help others.

Develop Your Skills

We are always learning how to use new tools and technologies, and practice skills in order to improve.

Our Core Values

Our Approach to Teaching

How To Give Your Child The Education They Deserve

STEP 1

Browse our website to find the perfect program for your child.

STEP 2

Register for the program online, or contact us directly if you have any questions.

STEP 3

Watch your child gain confidence to try new things and develop a new passion for learning!

Find A Program

Meet Our Founders

The STEAM Project is led by three Ontario Certified Teachers from one of Ontario’s Top Ranked High Schools.

James (Jay) Wengle, MSc, BEd
Project Director

Jay has spent over 15 years as an educator with the York Region District School Board. His past experiences include being a program director at Camp Manitou, a professor at York University, a researcher at Sick Kids Hospital, as well as an educator at The York Centre. His vision for the STEAM Project is to create and expand the program to inquisitive children, and to give the opportunities unavailable to him as a child.

Listen to Jay’s story here.

Ann Hu, BSc (Hons), BEd
Administrative Director

Fascinated with technology, Ann is devoted to spreading the appreciation of both math and science, and their importance in the developing brain. She has been an educator with the York Region District School Board for over 15 years. She has past experience working with Camp Green Acres and as well as international language programs in both English and Mandarin.

Huron Chu, BSc (Hons), BEd
Operational Director

Huron Chu has been an educator with the York Region District School Board for over 10 years and is an official HIGH FIVE®-certified instructor. As an active member of the community, Huron has had 15 years of experience working with the City of Toronto as a coordinator and trainer and has worked to create solutions that will minimize the impact of waste on the planet.

Meet Our Team Members

Our full-time team members are integral to The STEAM Project’s day-to-day operations. In addition to our full-time staff, The STEAM Project employs over 100 talented youth in seasonal and contract positions throughout the year.

Rachel
Office Administrator
Rachel is the friendly face of The STEAM Project. She helps parents both on the phone and in-person, and helps to make sure all our programs run smoothly. She graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Life Sciences and will be starting dental school at Western University.
Lorne
Camp Director
Lorne has been working with The STEAM Project since 2018. He is an educator with the York Region District School Board specializing in working with younger children. He will be leading the operations at the Markham Campus this summer.
Abel
Workshop Coordinator
Abel is our equipment specialist and he oversees all of the manufacturing at The STEAM Project. He graduated from Industrial Design at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and is extremely talented in product and process design.
Norbert
Program Coordinator
Norbert has been with The STEAM Project for 5 years, first as a camper and now as a full-time program coordinator. With his technical background, he helps plan lessons and activities, while still spreading fun at camp.