READY, SET, SUMMER CAMP!

Get ready for an exciting camp experience where creativity and imagination is king. The STEAM Project’s STEM Summer Camps are where campers develop their skills, mindsets, and experiences through design challenges, problem-solving activities, and group projects.

READY, SET, SUMMER CAMP!

Not Your Average Camp!

 

stem summer campsEducation Orientated

Our camp is run by Ontario Certified Teachers

Hands On Experience

We replace screens with real-life skills and tools to help campers gain knowledge that lasts a lifetime

stem summer campsSTEAM Certified

Our STEM summer camp instructors and counselors have a background in STEAM

1:3 Ratio

We maintain a high staff to camper ratio with 3 staff for every 10 kids

Browse Our STEM Summer Camp Programs

At camp we offer different programming for different camper age groups so that the activities and projects are age appropriate.

JK / SK Freshkids

TOOLS & SKILLS

Intro to Robotics

Intro to Circuits

Intro to Woodworking

Creative Thinking and Designing

Drawing + Painting

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Build Confidence
Campers will get the opportunity to develop and communicate their ideas in design challenges.

Practice Hands-On Skills
We introduce campers to a variety of tools where they are able to create real projects with the skills.

Develop Curiosity

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Gr. 1-2 Sprockets

TOOLS & SKILLS

Creative Thinking and Designing

Woodworking

Graphic Design

Drawing + Painting

Circuits

Intro to Robotics & Coding

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Experiment

Develop Critical-thinking Skills

Develop Resilience
Our program encourages campers to test their ideas to learn and grow from their mistakes.

Collaborative Learning

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Gr. 3-4 Sophomores

TOOLS & SKILLS

3D Printing

2D Design (Laser Cutting)

Woodworking: Clamps, Hammers, Pliers,  Screws, ect.

Creative Design

Drawing + Painting

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Exercise Leadership

Working in teams

Developing Critical and Creative Thinking

Further Technical and Hands-on Skills

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Gr. 5-6 Juniors

TOOLS & SKILLS

3D Printing

2D Design (Laser Cutting)

Soldering (Circuits)

Woodworking: Drills, Clamps, Hand Saws, Hammers, Pliers, Screws, ect.

Graphic Design

Drawing + Painting

Robotics

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Collaboration Skills 

Problem-solving 

Critical thinking 

Developing technical expertise

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ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Enrichment Programs
Available to Junior and Senior campers during the Activity Open Period

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Gr. 7-8 Seniors

TOOLS & SKILLS

3D Printing

Woodworking: Drills, Clamps, Scroll and hand saw, Hammers, Pliers, Screws, etc.

Graphic Design

Drawing + Painting

Soldering

Laser Cutting (2D Design)

Robotics

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Develop Technical Expertise

Channel Abstract and Thinking

Improve Problem-solving Skills

Creative Thinking

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ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Enrichment Programs
Available to Junior and Senior campers during the Activity Open Period

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Gr. 8 Senior Leaders

GOALS

Prepare Students by developing leadership potential

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Reference letter from the Directors

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Available to Senior campers interested in an additional leadership role in our STEM summer camp while still being involved in their age group’s regular activities. Senior Leaders will be working alongside counsellors to lead younger age groups and help plan special events and projects.

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Enrichment Programs
Available to Junior and Senior campers during the Activity Open Period

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Gr. 9-10 Counselor In Training

GOALS

Develop Leadership Skills
Inspire Younger Campers
Personal Growth

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Certificate of Completion
Professional References
Director’s Review

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Our CIT Program is geared towards our oldest campers (completing grade 9 or 10)  who are interested in taking on a leadership role at camp. The CIT Program is a summer of fun with our staff, friends, and with all of our technology, meant to lead the transition from kid and camper to young adult and staff member.

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Enrichment Programs
Available to Junior and Senior campers during the Activity Open Period

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9:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
12:45 PM
1:20 PM
2:15 PM
2:55 – 4:00 PM

9:00 AM

Welcome/ Cabin Time

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Start the day with a camp-wide meeting and welcome message from our counsellors. Campers will then be dismissed into their groups

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Activity 1

9:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Learn a new concept and review the ones from the day before. It’s always a good idea to refresh our memory!

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

Break Time

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Time to recharge with a snack and some physical activity. We spend our break time playing games outdoors with friends and counsellors

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Activity 2

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Now that we have all that extra energy out of our system, it’s time to start our second activity where we will be learning and improving our skills with various tools and technologies

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Lunch Break

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch is served! Satisfy your appetite with our delicious meal plans (or bring your own!) while taking part in some exciting team challenges.

12:00 PM

12:45 PM

Arts and Activity

12:45 PM – 1:20 PM

Let’s keep the fun going with some cabin-based games, crafts, and physical activity! This is the time to play with friends and participate in activities that interest you–arts, sports, games–you name it!

12:45 PM

1:20 PM

Activity 3A

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

Once we’ve got our creative juices flowing, it’s time to start our design project where we will be combining everything we’ve learned during the day

1:20 PM

2:15 PM

 Activity 3B

2:15 PM – 2:55 PM

Ready to show everyone your spectacular project? Be fearless and present your projects or compete in design challenges

2:15 PM

2:55 – 4:00 PM

Open Activity / Enrichment Project

2:55 PM – 4:00 PM

See what cool activities are here for you during the Open Activity period. We offer 3D printing, woodshop, and robotics to name a few! Senior campers may work on their Enrichment Project.

2:55 – 4:00 PM
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Add A Meal Plan

Planning meals can be tiring, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve partnered up with Kid’s Kitchen to make lunchtime easy. Just choose a meal plan option and we’ll take care of the rest for you.

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Session Themes

Each STEM summer camp session is designed with a different theme in mind. The projects and activities may differ from session to session, but the skills and tools being taught will remain for the same age group.

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Session 1

Space Adventure

JK - GR. 2
July 5 – July 16
$970

Young astronauts rejoice, it’s time to take a trip into space! Learn all about the awesome and mysterious wonders of our solar system and beyond. Put your spacesuits on and get ready for an adventure!

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Session 1

Destination Mars

GR. 3 - 8
July 5 – July 16
$970

Learn about all the things we need in order to complete a years long journey to Mars and back. Using the various makerspace tools and equipment to construct your very own Mars colony!

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Session 2

DIY Playground

JK - GR. 2
July 19 – July 30
$970

What makes the ultimate playground? A swing, a slide or monkey bars? You get to decide in this session filled with creativity and design. Plan, build and test your creations to make the best playground ever!

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Session 2

Sidewalk Labs

GR. 3 - 8
July 19 – July 30
$970

Inspired by Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs, we want to challenge our campers with a question: how can we make cities more sustainable and affordable for all? From artists to architects to engineers, designing is a big part of the process to build things around us.

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Session 3

Kids Inc.

JK - GR. 2
Aug 3 – Aug 13
$915

Kids have the best ideas and we want to help them make them come to life. Kids become bosses in this session that encourages campers to design and build with people in mind.

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Session 3

Dragon's Den

GR. 3 - 8
Aug 3 – Aug 13
$915

Time to bring all of your ideas to life! Learn how to design inventions to solve a problem. Campers will have the opportunity to use all of our cool tools and technology to design and build their innovation and showcase them!

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Session 4

Snap, Crackle, Pop

JK - GR. 2
Aug 16 – Aug 27
$970

Kids are natural-born scientists. From biology to physics, to chemistry, they’ll have so much fun planning and doing amazing experiments that snap, crackle, and pop!

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Session 4

Weird Science

GR. 3 - 8
Aug 16 – Aug 27
$970

Become a real scientist! In this session, we take turns exploring the different types of science: biology, physics, and chemistry.

Summer Camp Pricing

Sign up for the whole summer for a fun and unique camp experience!

Locations & Facilities

RH Lower Campus (JK-Gr.2)

Richland Academy
11570 Yonge St.
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3N7

RH Upper Campus (Gr.3-10)

Richmond Hill Curling Club
121 Elgin Mills East
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3A8

Markham Campus (Gr.1-6)

Unionville Curling Club
257 Carleton Rd
Unionville, ON,  L3R 2A3

Speak with a Program Advisor

Still have questions about our STEAM summer camp programs? Fill out this form and a Program Adviser will reach out at a time convenient for you.

Join us for an unforgettable and fun filled summer camp at the STEAM Project where campers will explore their creative ideas and build memories and friendships