READY, SET, SUMMER CAMP!

Get ready for an exciting camp experience where creativity and imagination is king. The STEAM Project is 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!

 

Education Orientated

Our camp is run by Ontario Certified Teachers

Age Appropriate

Each age group at our camp has different activities with increasing complexity

New Content

We change our sessions and projects every year to incorporate new technology and themes

Outdoor Activities

Campers spend more than half the day learning and playing outdoors

STEAM Certified

Our instructors and counselors have a background in STEAM

Project Variety

Every session of our camp program has a different theme and includes different projects

1:3 Ratio

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

Hands On Experience

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

Browse Our 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 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.

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
2:30 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

2:30 PM

Open Activity / Enrichment Project

2:30 PM – 3:30 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.

2:30 PM

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 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

Powering Outer Space

JK - GR. 8
June 29 - July 10
$980

Learn about life beyond our planet! As campers are introduced to thinking outside the box and wondering what is around them, they will start to develop skills that allow them to experiment and work with different tools and technology.

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Session 2

Designing For the World and Beyond

JK - GR. 8
July 13 - 24
$980

From artists to architects to engineers, designing is a big part of the process to build things around us. Learn how they make decisions to ensure the safety and well-being of those who use their parks, buildings, roads, and more.

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Session 3

Natural Wonders

JK - GR. 8
July 27 - August 7
$920

Become a real scientist! In this session, we take turns exploring the different types of science: biology, physics, and chemistry. Our projects will teach campers how to use data and facts to find answers and solve problems.

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Session 4

Maker Faire

JK - GR. 8
August 10 - 21
$980

Time to bring all of your ideas to life! This session is purely creative; whether it is your first time at our camp or you have spent all summer with us, campers will have the opportunity to use all of our cool tools and technology to design and build something of their own!

Locations & Facilities

RH Lower Campus

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

RH Upper Campus

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

Markham Campus

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

Speak with a Program Advisor

Still have questions about our STEAM 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