Summer Day Camp
|Bring your 5 to 12 year olds to discover and explore at the Ontario Science Centre Day Camps through hands-on science activities, an IMAX® Film and exclusive access to the exhibit halls. Your kids will have a thrilling, unforgettable and educational experience with our knowledgeable and energetic Camp Counsellors.|
Calling all astronauts! Embark on a week-long trip through space! Learn the secrets of aerospace engineers and astronauts as you discover innovative technologies to evade the hazards of space. Design a space suit to protect yourself and avoid black holes travelling through our solar system. You and your crew will encounter the many wonders of the Universe as you participate in the Mission to Mars Show and the Space Craze Challenge. Prepare to lift-off for a gravity-defying, out-of-this-world voyage! More -->
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Detectives needed! Go undercover to scope out the mysterious science that’s going unnoticed all around you every day. Investigate electrifying connections on Machine Mechanics Day; spy on microscopic villains on Biology Battles Day; sniff out smelly concoctions during Cooking Chemistry Day; sort fact from friction as you put a new spin on Physics Fun Day; and uncover the key to the Power Patrol Puzzle on Energy Experts Day. Do you have what it takes to complete this mission and unlock the science secrets hidden where you’d never think to look? More -->
Registration and Availability
*Camp will take place on the holidays: Monday, July 1 and Monday, August 5, 2013.
Campers must be 5 to 12 years old while at Camp. They can be registered for one or two weeks of Camp, but cannot participate in the same theme twice.
Summer Day Camp runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. For additional fees, a Hot Lunch Plan is available and the Ontario Science Centre offers supervised extended care from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and from 4:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with games, educational videos and quiet activities.
Campers receive a complimentary T-shirt per week to wear daily at Camp.
Campers are supervised at all times.
Camper Age Camper to Staff Ratio (minimum)
5-6 years 10:1
7-12 years 15:1
Counsellors have science backgrounds, experience working with children, training in First Aid and CPR, and are assisted by two to four responsible and enthusiastic youth volunteers. A certified First Aid Provider is also on site.
The Science Centre is unable to provide one-on-one supervision, adapted programming, specific medical support or a nut-free environment. Please notify us if a support person will be accompanying your child at Camp.
Fees waived for Support Persons accompanying campers with disabilities.
*To qualify for an Ontario Science Centre Member discount:
We accept AMEX, Visa or MasterCard.
Full payment is required at time of booking.
No refund for cancellations after Friday, June 14, 2013.
Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
24 hour voice mail
We will be happy to answer your questions and provide information on our fun camps.