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PA Day & Holiday Camps

Escape the ordinary and spend an action-packed day at the Science Centre filled with fun, hands-on discovery. Make new friends, take part in lively science experiments and enjoy exclusive access to the exhibit halls. No parents allowed – kids ages 5-12 only!

PA Day Camps

October 7, 2016: Weather Wise  
Venture into the new Wild Weather exhibition and explore the meteorological marvels that affect our world.
Book by October 5, 4 p.m.

November 18, 2016: Cosmic Quest 
Explore the night sky and investigate mysteries of our solar system that are out-of-this-world!
Book by November 16, 4 p.m.

December 2, 2016: Flight School  
Lift off! Build a glider and watch it soar as you experiment with the forces of flight.
Book by November 30, 4 p.m.

January 20, 2017: Watts Matter  
Spark your curiosity at our new Energy Show and experiment with some super-fun physics of your own.
Book by January 18, 4 p.m.

February 17, 2017: (Not So) Simple Machines
Explore the new exhibition The Machine Inside: Biomechanics and create a cool contraption inspired by the innovative illustrator, Rube Goldberg.
Book by February 15, 4 p.m.

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Holiday Camps

January 3, 2017: Best of Superhero Science
Grab your cape and get ready to unmask some spectacular superhero science. Wham! Zap! Whoosh! Is your super-identity up for the challenge?
Book by December 29, 4 p.m.

January 4, 2017: Join the Circus

Circus science is coming to Camp! Join us for a fun-filled day of exploration as you learn how circus performers put science in the centre ring.
Book by December 30, 4 p.m.

January 5, 2017: It's Magic!

Are you mesmerized by magic? Wave your wand and see what enchanting science you can pull out of your hat.
Book by January 3, 4 p.m.

January 6, 2017: Sleuths and Spies
Detectives needed! Do you have what it takes to complete this mission and unlock the science secrets hidden where you'd never think to look?
Book by January 4, 4 p.m.

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General Information


Campers must be 5 to 12 years old while at Camp.

Camp Hours

Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with sign in from 8:45 to 9 a.m. and sign out from 4 to 4:15 p.m. For $12/day, we offer extended care from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m., with games, educational videos and quiet activities. 

Meal Plan

A hot lunch is available at a daily rate of $11.


Counsellors have science backgrounds, experience working with children and valid Vulnerable Sector Screening Checks, along with training in First Aid and CPR.

Special Needs

The Science Centre is unable to provide one-on-one supervision, adapted programming, specific medical support or guarantee a nut-free environment. Fees are waived for support persons accompanying campers with disabilities.

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Price per day $75 Non-Member
  $70 Ontario Science Centre Member*
Price per day $12

Price includes all applicable taxes. Additional coupons and/or passes do not apply. Fees waived for Support Persons accompanying campers with disabilities.

*To qualify for an Ontario Science Centre Member discount:

  • The person booking the camper must be his/her custodial parent or legal guardian and also hold a current Gold or Silver "For Us" Ontario Science Centre Membership that includes children.
  • The membership must be valid on the date we receive the registration.

Learn how to become a Member!

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Book online or download the Day Camp Booking Form here.

Bookings will be accepted until 4 p.m., two business days prior to the Camp Date, subject to availability.

Download Day Camp Information Package & Forms (including Lunch Meal Plan Form)

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We accept AMEX, Visa or MasterCard.

Full payment is required at time of booking.

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Cancellation / Refund Policy

Cancellations received 7 days or more prior to the Camp date and all modifications are subject to a $12 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 7 days prior to your Camp date.

No refunds will be given for days when a camper is absent. Missed days cannot be made up at later camps.

A refund due to medical reasons may be considered if a written request is received within a week of the missed camp and is accompanied by a doctor’s note.

Programs, prices and policies are subject to change without notice.

Please note that the Ontario Science Centre reserves the right to terminate the registration of any camper if, in the opinion of the Manager, it is in the best interest of the Camper and/or Camp. If the Ontario Science Centre terminates a camper’s registration, a refund will be considered.

Contact Us

We will be happy to answer your questions and provide information. Please Note: Due to the amount of information required, Camp registrations are not taken by phone.





Toll Free: 1-888-696-1110 (ask for Recreational Programs Office)
Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday

Recreational Programs
Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON  M3C 1T3

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