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Summer Camp

Summer camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, in Explore Center, in Richmond Hill, ON

1-Summer STEM Camp

 Age: 

4-12 Years (must be potty trained)


Dates: 

  1. July 3-July 6, 2018
  2. July 9-July 13, 2018
  3. July 23-July 27, 2018
  4. August 13, August 17, 2018
  5. August 20-August 24, 2018
  6. August 27, August 31, 2018

 It is an amazing, fun and creative STEM summer camp with the cooperation of "Engineering for Kids".  The goal of this camp is to help children improve critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Each program is designed to offer an exciting, HANDS-ON experience that encourages collaboration and teamwork among kids.


Price: 

  • 1 Full day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $80
  • 1 Full week camp (9 AM-4 PM): $340 
  • 1 Full short week camp (July 3, only 4 days): $272
  • Before care from 8:00 AM: $10
  • Aftercare up to 6:00 PM: $6 per hour
  • Sibling discount on 2nd child in a family on a full-time reg: 5% 

Schedule  

  • July 3 – July 6, 4 Days 

Technology Week (Mission to Mars)

During the Technology Week, campers will learn the basics of building Robots, Coding and computer programming and Hardware engineering.
(Robotics, Hardware Engineering)

  • July 9 – July 13, 5 Days

Out of this World

During Out of this world camp, students will explore three fields of engineering: Robotics, Aerospace, Civil and chemical.

  • July 23 – July 27, 5 Days

Twisted Fairy Tale Week

During twisted fairy tales camp, camper will explore a few

Fairy tales from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale’s

obstacles. (Mechanical engineering, Civil engineering, Environmental engineering)

  • Aug 13 – Aug 17, 5 Days

Power and Energy Week

In the Engineering of Power and Energy, join us as we look at ways to get things moving...no batteries required. 

In this camp, students explore the foundational concepts of potential and kinetic energy by building their very own toys. Additionally, students will explore natural power and energy sources such as falling water and the sun. (Marine, Mechanical, Environmental engineering)

  • Aug 20 – Aug 24, 5 Days

Heroes Week

Campers will explore the fields of environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering as they design and construct tools that will help them protect the world, as all good superheroes do. (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical & Robotics engineering)

  • Aug 27 – Aug 31, 5 Days

Amazing Race Week

Over the week, teams will have to work together to see who is able to travel the farthest around the world. This trek around the world will require campers to design their very own Robot, Boat and even 

a rocket! (Aerospace, Robotics, Marine engineering, Hardware engineering)

Summer camp, Art and play camp, STEM camp, in Explore Center, in Richmond Hill, ON

2-Summer Art & Play Camp

Age: 

4-8 (Must be potty trained)


Dates: 

  1. July 16- July 20, 2018
  2. July 30-August 3, 2018
  3. August 7-August 10, 2018 
  4. Flexible dates are available

We offer active time in the playground and creative mix media art classes. children naturally love art. They express their emotion, and strengthen individuality & self-esteem through art. Eye-hand coordination as well as strong fine motor skills is a few of the many benefits of art.  We also offer activities that get your kids active daily! These include both high-intensity activities as well as activities that strengthen your child’s muscles. 


Price:

  • 1 Full day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $54
  • 1 Full week camp (9 AM-4 PM): $240
  • 1 Full short week camp (Aug 6 only 4 days): $192
  • 1 Week half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM): $132
  • Before care from 8:00 AM: $10  
  • Aftercare up to 6:00 PM: $6 per hour 
  • Sibling discount on the 2nd child in a family on a full-time reg: 5% 

Schedule:


The subjects varies each week, the following is an example: 

  • 9-9:15 AM: Warm up, daily exercise
  • 9:15-10:15 AM: Free play
  • 10:15-10:30 AM: Snack time
  • 10:30-11:30 AM: Arts & crafts such as origami, painting, sculpture, drawing, 3D objects…
  • 11:30-12:00 PM: Free play
  • 12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch time
  • 1:00-1:30 PM: Quiet activity such as story time, movie, Lego or costume party
  • 1:30-2:00 PM: Active play such as dance, drama play and game
  • 2:00-3:00 PM: Arts and crafts such as origami, painting, sculpture, drawing, 3D objects…
  • 3:00-3:15 PM: Snack time
  • 3:15-4:00 PM: Free play

Summer camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, in Explore Center, in Richmond Hill, ON

Book before March 31 and receive $30 OFF on full week registration

  • Late pick up and early drop off is $1 for every minute. 
  • Lunches and snacks are provided by the parents. 
  • All prices are subject to applicable taxes. 
  • All prices are subject to change without notice. 

Camp Rules

AGE 4-12 (Kids must be toilet trained)

  • SIBLING DISCOUNT Explore Center offers a 5% sibling discount on the second and third siblings on a family on a full time registration. 
  • WRIST BANDS On the first day of camp, identification bands will be placed on the wrists of each camper. These wrist bands will assist staff in quickly identifying children that are part of Explore Center’s camp. Please do not remove this band from your child’s wrist until their camp is over.
  • PARENTS For your child’s protection, it is extremely important that your emergency information is up-to-date. Please make sure that camp staffs have the correct phone numbers to contact you.
  • CAMPS HOURS Unless otherwise stated, camps operate between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. If needed, before and after Camp Programs are offered. Please contact us for specific details.
  • WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP Please send your child with a water bottle, lunch, snack and extra clothing.  All camper items should be personally labelled. 
  • LOST OR STOLEN ARTICLES Explore Center is not responsible for any damages, or the loss or theft of any personal property brought into our facilities. Campers are encouraged to leave valuable items at home.
  • CAMP STAFF Camp staffs are carefully selected based on their former experiences working with children, along with their display of enthusiasm, strong leadership skills and sound judgment. Qualifications for staff members include: • Pre-camp training sessions; • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate; • Satisfactory Police Check (16 and older).
  • WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY 2 weeks notice prior to start the classes is required to receive a full refund minus $50 administration fee. Please note that pre-registration is required for weekly rate. If we cancel your program, you will receive a full credit or refund as requested.There are no refunds after classes have started. There are no refunds for any classes missed. Missed classes can't be accumulated as a credit for the next session.
  • MEDICAL INFORMATION Health and safety are priorities for Explore Center. Please ensure your child’s information is accurate by completing the medical information portion on your Registration Form. Campers who require prescribed medication at camp require a signed Medication Dispensing Form. These forms are available prior to and during camp from the Camp Supervisor. Medication must be prescribed by a physician and must be stored in original containers only. They will be kept in a locked box in the camp office. If your child develops a communicable disease during Camp (e.g. Pink Eye), we ask that you inform staff immediately. This will allow Explore Center to inform other participants so they can take the necessary precautions.
  • TOILETING Children must be fully toilet-trained to attend all programs that do not require parent/guardian participation. These programs do have washroom routines, although it would be helpful if you could take your child to the washroom prior to the start of the program.
  • CLASS CANCELLATION If not enough people register for a course, it will be cancelled. If your course is cancelled, we will contact you and help you choose a different course to take that session. We will issue you a full refund within four to six weeks if an alternative is not found. To help avoid this kind of program cancellation, please register early. 
  • Explore Center reserve the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule classes on holidays and P.A. Days or special event days. Prices subject to change without notice. Schedules may vary seasonally and based on demand. All prices are subject to applicable taxes.

Winter Break Camp

Winter camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, at Explore Center, Richmond Hill, ON

1- Winter break Art and Play

  • Age: 4-8 Years (must be potty trained)
  • Date: December 27- December 28, 2017 
  • The ultimate goal of Explore Center’s Camp Team is to ensure that your child has the most enjoyable experience possible and that your child takes away many fond memories of his or her camp experience. Activities include supervised playing at the playground, dance, arts and crafts, recycled art, story-telling, games, physical activities, friends and much more fun!

Price: 

  • 1 Full day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $54
  • 1 Full week day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $100 
  • 1 Full week half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM): $60
  • Before care from 8:00 AM: $10 
    Aftercare up to 6:00 PM: $6 per hour 
  • Sibling discount on 2nd child in a family on a full-time reg: 5%  

Winter camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, at Explore Center, Richmond Hill, ON

2- Winter break Engineering for Kids

  • Age: 4-12 Years (must be potty trained)
  • Date: January 2- January 4, 2019
  •  We are pleased to announce our cooperation with "Engineering for Kids" group for this amazing fun and creative camps.  The goal of this camp is to help children improve critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Each program is designed to offer an exciting, HANDS-ON experience that encourages collaboration and teamwork among kids.  

Subjects:

  • Civil Engineering: Bridges, Skyscrapers
  • Mechanical Engineering: Let's make toys, Spinner
  • Robotics: Design and program
  • Junior coding: Musical adventure with fruit/vegetable

Price: 

  • 1 Full day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $75
  • 1 Full week day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $213 
  • 1 Full week half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM): $116
  • Before care from 8:00 AM: $10
  • Aftercare up to 6:00 PM: $6 per hour
  • Sibling discount on 2nd child in a family on a full-time reg: 5% 

Winter break camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, in Explore Center, in Richmond Hill, ON

Book before November 15 to receive $20 OFF on full week registration

  • Camp is closed on December 25 and January 1. The price for short week has been already adjusted to $285 and $155 for half day.​
  • Late pick up and early drop off is $1 for every minute. 
  • Lunches and snacks are provided by the parents. 
  • All prices are subject to applicable taxes. 
  • All prices are subject to change without notice. 

March Break Camp

March break camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, at Explore Center, Richmond Hill, ON

Engineering Camp

  • Age: 4-12 years (must be potty trained)
  • Date: March 12-16, 2018
  • We run an amazing, fun and creative March break camp with the cooperation of "Engineering for Kids".  The goal of this camp is to help children improve critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Each program is designed to offer an exciting, HANDS-ON experience that encourages collaboration and teamwork among kids.

Subjects: 

  • Aerospace Engineering ​       Rockets
  •  Coding and Programming       Robots
  • Mechanical Engineering       Roller Coaster
  • Hardware Engineering

March break camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, at Explore Center, Richmond Hill, ON

Price

  • 1 Full day camp (9 AM-4 PM): $75
  • 1 Full week camp (9 AM-4 PM): $310 
  • 1 Full week half day (9-12 PM or 1-4 PM): $165
  • Before care from 8:00 AM: $10
  • Aftercare up to 6:00 PM: $6 per hour
  • Sibling discount on 2nd child in a family on a full-time reg: 5% 

March break camp, Engineering for kids camp, STEM camp, at Explore Center, Richmond Hill, ON

Book before February 15 and receive $20 OFF on full week registration

  • Late pick up and early drop off is $1 for every minute. 
  • Lunches and snacks are provided by the parents. 
  • All prices are subject to applicable taxes. 
  • All prices are subject to change without notice. 

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