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College of the Rockies STEAM Camp

Take your child’s learning to new heights with a hands-on approach to STEAM!

Dates: July 11 – 29, 2022
Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

Due to popular demand, we have opened extra seats in some camps!

  • Drop-off: 9:00 am each day at the main entrance
  • Pick-up: 4:00 pm each day at the main entrance
  • Extended care until 5:00 pm is available upon request

Locations:

  • College of the Rockies Main Campus (Cranbrook)
  • College of the Rockies Fernie Campus (STEAM Sampler LED Clock)

Note: Subsidies are available, please complete a Subsidy Request Form.

Please bring snacks and lunch, sunscreen and hat, and water bottle. Also wear weather and camp appropriate clothing.

College of the Rockies Summer STEAM Camps


Creative Maker | July 25-29 | $350

Ages 7-9

One of the best ways to foster creativity is through hands-on illustration and design projects. Participants of this Camp will have fun making their own storybook, stickers, and short animations while learning about creative tools and principles.

This Camp will include take-home crafts and projects completed at Camp and is open to anyone aged 7–9.


STEAM Sampler Electric Piano Camp | July 25 – 29 | $350

Ages 9-12

Our DesignMakePlay Summer Camp is full of activities for curious STEAM learners. Most activities will build upon each other throughout the week as participants design circuits, build an electronic piano, design 3D objects to build a virtual world, learn to use code to animate 3D objects in their virtual world.

At the end of this Camp, students will take home their very own electronic piano kit valued at $100.

Participants may require a laptop/ Chromebook. Some will be available to borrow.


Outdoor Education and Adventure | July 11–15 or 25–29 | $250

Ages 6-11

Birds and trees and snails – oh my! Budding outdoor adventurers will love exploring and learning about the natural world around them. This Camp aims to spark participants’ passions for science while promoting deeper connections with the environment. The Outdoor Education and Adventure Camp makes learning about our surroundings fun – and can help build confidence, promote physical and mental health, creativity, responsibility, and independence.


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The Art Factory| July 18–22 or 25-29 | $250

Ages 6-11

Get unplugged! This Camp is made for kids who love to draw, paint, and let their imagination run wild. Participants will be inspired to create in a wide variety of art forms. The focus of this Camp is on skill and confidence building in an encouraging and supportive environment. Students will be able to take their completed masterpieces home to share with family throughout the week.


Mad Scientist | July 18–22 or July 25-29| $250

Ages 6-11

Experiments, gooey sensory projects, and awesome demonstrations – everything a budding mad scientist could want. Your kids will love this hands-on exploration of the science that surrounds us. Build, create, and invent – a wide range of science-tastic activities are packed into this 5-day Camp and are guaranteed to be messy fun!


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Inside, Outside, Upside Down! Games Camp | July 18-22 | $250

Ages 6-11

Keeping math skills sharp in the summer doesn’t have to be boring. Have fun learning with inside board games and outdoor activities – all with a math theme. Participants are introduced to how math exists in the world beyond the classroom. Discover how math is not just about numbers but involves creativity, logistics, and collaboration. This Camp will be so packed with fun, it won’t feel like learning.


STEAM Sampler LED Clock | July 18-22 | $350 | Fernie

Ages 9-12

Our DesignMakePlay Summer Camp is full of activities for curious STEAM learners. Most activities will build upon each other throughout the week as participants design circuits, build an LED clock, design 3D objects to build a virtual world, and learn to use code to animate 3D objects in their virtual world.

At the end of this Camp, students will take home their very own LED clock kit valued at $100.

Participants may require a laptop/ Chromebook. Some will be available to borrow.