READY, SET,
SUMMER CAMP

Get ready for an exciting camp experience where creativity and imagination is key. 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.

FOR CAMPERS IN JK TO GRADE 9

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READY, SET, SUMMER CAMP!

From JK to Grade 9, 9am – 4pm

The #1 STEAM Camp in York Region!

The STEAM Project is the first and largest STEAM summer camp in Richmond Hill. Now with three different campuses across Richmond Hill & Markham, kids from all over the GTA can spend their summer building projects and learning hands-on skills with our state-of-the-art technology.

What Makes Us Unique

stem summer campsEducation Orientated

Our camp is run by Ontario Certified Teachers

stem summer campsSTEAM Certified

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

Hands On Experience

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

1:4 Ratio

We maintain a high staff to camper ratio to ensure your kids get the attention they deserve

Countdown to Summer

Browse Our 2022 STEM Summer Camp Programs

At The STEAM Project, we are pleased to be able to offer programming tailored towards different age groups so that all children can gain skills and have fun in an age appropriate setting.

JK / SK Freshkids

As our youngest group of thinkers at the STEAM Project, Freshkids enjoy experiences that let their imaginations run wild. Our high staff to camper ratio ensures they have a high level of supervision, attention, and instruction as campers are introduced to basic skills and hands-on projects. Patient and nurturing individuals are specifically chosen as our Freshkids counselors to encourage young campers to collaborate and think as a group, understand/respect the thoughts and ideas of others, be proud of their abilities and accomplishments, and overall, just have fun.

As our youngest group of thinkers at the STEAM Project, Freshkids enjoy experiences that let their imaginations run wild

Learning Outcomes

  • Build Confidence
  • Practice Hands-on Skills
  • Develop Curiosity
  • Creative Thinking
  • Problem-Solving

Tools & Skills

  • Intro to Robotics
  • Intro to 3D Printing
  • Intro to Woodworking
  • Designing + Building
  • Experimenting
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Session 1

Out of this World

July 4 – July 15

About this session Blast off to other worlds, explore space, build electric circuits and robots!
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Session 2

How Stuff Works

July 18 – July 29

About this session Become a hands-on problem solver by building structures, engineering (and racing) cars, competing in design challenges and more!
6 Spots Left

Session 3

Da Vinci’s Workshop

Aug 2 – Aug 12

About this session Explore every facet of your creativity, from woodworking and 3D printing to painting and fashion design!
8 Spots Left

Session 4

Mad Science

Aug 15 – Aug 26

About this session Do REAL science in a fun, hands-on environment, from bubbling chemical reactions to raising monarch butterflies!
Have questions? Speak with a Program Advisor

Gr. 1-2 Sprockets

At this age, it is important to have the opportunity to experience the complete process of experimenting, even when the ideas or the execution don’t turn out as expected. Our Sprockets are taught to develop resilience and ask questions to improve their situation through innovation, as we know that they are natural explorers who have many questions about the world around them. We have created a program focused on finding increasingly complex and creative solutions to solve problems, learning how to use basic hand tools with purpose, and helping campers respond to time management issues using structure and discipline.

As natural explorers who have many questions about the world around them, our Sprockets are taught to develop resilience and ask questions to improve their situation through innovation

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop Resilience (We encourage campers to test their ideas and learn how to grow from their mistakes)
  • Experiment
  • Develop Critical-thinking skills
  • Collaborative Learning

Tools & Skills

  • Creative Thinking and Designing
  • Woodworking
  • Graphic Design
  • Drawing + Painting
  • Circuits
  • Intro to Robotics and Coding
6 Spots Left

Session 1

Out of this World

July 4 – July 15

About this session Blast off to other worlds, explore space, build electric circuits and robots!
8 Spots Left

Session 2

How Stuff Works

July 18 – July 29

About this session Become a hands-on problem solver by building structures, engineering (and racing) cars, competing in design challenges and more!
5 Spots Left

Session 3

Da Vinci’s Workshop

Aug 2 – Aug 12

About this session Explore every facet of your creativity, from woodworking and 3D printing to painting and fashion design!
8 Spots Left

Session 4

Mad Science

Aug 15 – Aug 26

About this session Do REAL science in a fun, hands-on environment, from bubbling chemical reactions to raising monarch butterflies!
Have questions? Speak with a Program Advisor

Gr. 3-4 Sophomores

With our Sophomore campers, there is a strong focus on collaboration and working towards shared goals, while also allowing them the much-needed opportunity to exercise their independence, leadership, and original thinking. The program specifically encourages using our resources with other campers to discover the ways they can use their intelligence and creativity to contribute to society by analyzing issues and thinking of ways to improve them. Campers are also given the privilege of using more advanced tools to take on projects with a higher level of complexity and knowledge.

Our Sophomore program specifically encourages using our resources collaboratively to discover new ways campers can use their intelligence and creativity to contribute to society.

Learning Outcomes

  • Exercise Leadership
  • Developing Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Working in teams
  • Further Technical and Hands-on Skills

Tools & Skills

  • 3D Printing
  • 2D Design (Laser Cutting)
  • Woodworking: Basic hand tools
  • Creative Design
  • Drawing + Painting
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Session 1

Out of this World

July 4 – July 15

About this session Blast off to other worlds, explore space, build electric circuits and robots!
6 Spots Left

Session 2

How Stuff Works

July 18 – July 29

About this session Become a hands-on problem solver by building structures, engineering (and racing) cars, competing in design challenges and more!
6 Spots Left

Session 3

Da Vinci’s Workshop

Aug 2 – Aug 12

About this session Explore every facet of your creativity, from woodworking and 3D printing to painting and fashion design!
9 Spots Left

Session 4

Mad Science

Aug 15 – Aug 26

About this session Do REAL science in a fun, hands-on environment, from bubbling chemical reactions to raising monarch butterflies!
Have questions? Speak with a Program Advisor

Gr. 5-6 Juniors

Our Juniors are guided and mentored as they develop new skills that will allow them to utilize the full extent of our equipment and technology. They will begin working on more sophisticated projects that require increasing dedication, insight, and attention. By learning how to collaboratively build off of the ideas of others, our Juniors become team players as well as strong independent thinkers. Using more advanced tools, campers are encouraged to explore while staff are there to guide.

Our Juniors are guided and mentored as they develop new skills that will allow them to utilize the full extent of our equipment and technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Collaboration Skills
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Developing technical expertise

Tools & Skills

  • 3D Printing
  • 2D Design (For Laser Cutting)
  • Electronics (Circuit building, Soldering)
  • Woodworking (small power tools)
  • Graphic Design
  • Robotics
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Session 1

Out of this World

July 4 – July 15

About this session Blast off to other worlds, explore space, build electric circuits and robots!
7 Spots Left

Session 2

How Stuff Works

July 18 – July 29

About this session Become a hands-on problem solver by building structures, engineering (and racing) cars, competing in design challenges and more!
8 Spots Left

Session 3

Da Vinci’s Workshop

Aug 2 – Aug 12

About this session Explore every facet of your creativity, from woodworking and 3D printing to painting and fashion design!
7 Spots Left

Session 4

Mad Science

Aug 15 – Aug 26

About this session Do REAL science in a fun, hands-on environment, from bubbling chemical reactions to raising monarch butterflies!
Have questions? Speak with a Program Advisor

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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

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Gr. 7-8 Seniors

Our Seniors are encouraged to translate their imagination into the real world by channelling their abstract thinking into solutions for real-world problems. They are given the opportunity to utilize the full extent of our equipment and technology as they are ready to work on more sophisticated projects that require their age group’s dedication, insight, and attention. This means allowing campers to advance their technical and creative capabilities to come into their own as tinkerers and thinkers.

Our Seniors are given the opportunity to utilize the full extent of our equipment and technology as they are ready to work on more sophisticated projects that require their age group’s dedication, insight, and attention.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop Technical Expertise
  • Channel Abstract and Thinking
  • Improve Problem-solving Skills
  • Creative Thinking

Tools & Skills

  • 3D Printing
  • Woodworking Tools
  • Graphic Design
  • Soldering
  • Laser Cutting (2D Design)
  • Robotics
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Session 1

Out of this World

July 4 – July 15

About this session Blast off to other worlds, explore space, build electric circuits and robots!
8 Spots Left

Session 2

How Stuff Works

July 18 – July 29

About this session Become a hands-on problem solver by building structures, engineering (and racing) cars, competing in design challenges and more!
7 Spots Left

Session 3

Da Vinci’s Workshop

Aug 2 – Aug 12

About this session Explore every facet of your creativity, from woodworking and 3D printing to painting and fashion design!
9 Spots Left

Session 4

Mad Science

Aug 15 – Aug 26

About this session Do REAL science in a fun, hands-on environment, from bubbling chemical reactions to raising monarch butterflies!
Have questions? Speak with a Program Advisor

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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

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Senior Leaders
Available to Senior campers completing Grade 8 before the Summer

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Gr. 8 Senior Leaders

Available to Senior campers (currently completing Grade 8), interested in an additional leadership role in the camp while still being involved in their age group’s regular activities. Senior Leaders will be working alongside counselors to lead younger age groups and help plan special events and projects.

GOALS

  • Teach and Inspire Younger Campers
  • Gain leadership training and experience
  • Experience camp to the fullest
  • Receive additional training from head staff
  • Organize camp-wide events with fellow Leaders

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Senior Leaders Certificate of Completion
  • Preparation for the CIT program
  • Leadership skills and training
  • Lasting friendships and connections with fellow Senior Leaders

Gr. 9-10 Counselor In Training

The STEAM Project is seeking CITs (completing grade 9 or 10) to act as leaders and motivators at camp! CITs will be learning from our trained staff and experiencing the challenges of participating in staff responsibilities while at the same time enjoying the fun of being a camper.

All CITs will receive a Certificate of Completion, professional references, and a Director’s review! Join our CIT program to become a part of a select team of young and
aspiring leaders.

GOALS

  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Learn Conflict Resolution and Gain Confidence
  • Inspire Younger Campers
  • Create a Personal Project by the end of camp
  • Pave a future in STEAM & at The STEAM Project

WHAT YOU GET

  • A Certificate of Completion
  • Professional References
  • Director’s Review
  • Skills in Leadership and Conflict Resolution
  • Lasting friendships and connections at The STEAM Project

Daily Schedule

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 PM
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 AM

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 Active

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 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 PM

4:00 PM

Dismissal and After Care

4:00 PM

Do you have a busy schedule? Start and/or end your camper’s day with fun and friendly staff in our before- and after-care programs. Campers will choose from a variety of activities and games to play. Before-care is available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and after-care is available from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Additional Services

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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 after you register for camp and we’ll take care of the rest for you. Plans start from $10 per day.

View Our STEM Summer Camp Sample Menu

Do you have a busy schedule? Start and/or end your camper’s day with fun and friendly staff in our before- and after-care programs. Campers will choose from a variety of activities and games to play. Before-care is available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and after-care is available from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Our specialized enrichment programs are for campers who want to take their skills further. These programs are limited to a small number of our Junior and Senior Unit campers (finishing Grades 5 to 8). During the Open Activity period at camp, like-minded campers will complete more sophisticated projects or challenges that will last throughout each session.

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What Our Parents Are Saying

  • 5 star review  Excellent program. Very professional staff that take their role seriously. I felt very safe during Covid times having my kids in the in person camp. My kids came home excited... read more

    thumb Elizabeth Bal

    5 star review  The most awesome camp in Richmond Hill! In particular, I want to comment on the way that everyone greets the kids upon arrival. We’ve attended many different camps. I cannot begin to... read more

    thumb Daniela Pacitto

    5 star review  This is the best Summer Camp! When I first went for an open house, Jay and Huron were very welcoming and answered all my questions. During Spring Break, my son... read more

    thumb Aline Dala Valle

    5 star review  Excellent combination of fun, creativity, and education! Everyone is very welcoming, fast to response, and pleasure to deal with. We both were extremely pleased with the experience, my son... read more

    thumb Nino Parunashvili
  • 5 star review  This is the second year my son has attended the STEAM project. He enjoys the camp very much and finds the staff super friendly. He stayed most of... read more

    thumb Winnie Yu

    5 star review  The staff was very kind, friendly and accommodating. My son particularly enjoyed the enrichment program during the summer camp in which he created a robotic arm using Arduino. That... read more

    thumb Maria Lopes-Bernard

    5 star review  My kids LOVED it. They love all the high tech stuff. Brought home something they made every day. The staffs were super friendly and good with kids.... read more

    thumb elsie.tien

    5 star review  My children went for the first time this year and boy what an amazing experience. The staff was super friendly and they encouraged hands on learning. I would recommend this... read more

    thumb Nadia Akbar

What Our Parents Are Saying

  • 5 star review  Excellent program. Very professional staff that take their role seriously. I felt very safe during Covid times having my kids in the in person camp. My kids came home excited... read more

    thumb Elizabeth Bal
  • 5 star review  The most awesome camp in Richmond Hill! In particular, I want to comment on the way that everyone greets the kids upon arrival. We’ve attended many different camps. I cannot begin to... read more

    thumb Daniela Pacitto
  • 5 star review  This is the best Summer Camp! When I first went for an open house, Jay and Huron were very welcoming and answered all my questions. During Spring Break, my son... read more

    thumb Aline Dala Valle
  • 5 star review  Excellent combination of fun, creativity, and education! Everyone is very welcoming, fast to response, and pleasure to deal with. We both were extremely pleased with the experience, my son... read more

    thumb Nino Parunashvili
  • 5 star review  This is the second year my son has attended the STEAM project. He enjoys the camp very much and finds the staff super friendly. He stayed most of... read more

    thumb Winnie Yu
  • 5 star review  The staff was very kind, friendly and accommodating. My son particularly enjoyed the enrichment program during the summer camp in which he created a robotic arm using Arduino. That... read more

    thumb Maria Lopes-Bernard
  • 5 star review  My kids LOVED it. They love all the high tech stuff. Brought home something they made every day. The staffs were super friendly and good with kids.... read more

    thumb elsie.tien
  • 5 star review  My children went for the first time this year and boy what an amazing experience. The staff was super friendly and they encouraged hands on learning. I would recommend this... read more

    thumb Nadia Akbar

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Locations & Facilities

RH Lower Campus (JK-Gr.2)

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

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RH Upper Campus (Gr.3-10)

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

Our Curling Club 2022 Team

Markham Campus (Gr.1-6)

Fletcher’s Fields
2743 19th Ave.
Markham, ON,  L6C 1L7

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