Science Club: Winter Science

Three children work together on a science project.

Registration for Science Club is now closed, but March Break Camp and Summer Camps will be returning in 2023. Stay tuned for more information soon! Did you know that members get first notice when camps go on sale? Learn how to become a member today.

Play, experiment, learn and make new friends at Science Club!

Enjoy fun, high-quality learning during four winter science workshops at the Science Centre. At Science Club, children ages 5–10 will take part in exciting, interactive science activities.

For four consecutive Mondays in January and February, join us on-site at the Science Centre for a series of workshops exploring the wonders of winter science, from cold climates to winter sports and beyond.

Our enthusiastic group leaders will provide trusted supervision and deliver activities with content aligned with each workshop’s unique theme in private spaces within the Science Centre.

Price: $150 including HST, $140 for members (Planetary, Stellar, Galactic or Cosmic levels only). Participants must register for all four workshops.

Science Club Details

When—Science Club runs on Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Where—Science Club is held at the Science Centre. Each group of participants is provided with a private area (for example, a science lab, classroom or workshop room) that serves as their program space.

What—During each workshop, participants enjoy themed science activities in small groups.

Supervision—Our Science Club programs are delivered by enthusiastic, caring group leaders with a broad range of expertise and experience working with children in an educational and/or recreational environment. All Science Club group leaders undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening check and have first-aid training with Level-C CPR certification.

Discounts—To qualify for the member discount, the person booking must be the legal guardian of the child and a named cardholder on a current membership at the Planetary level or higher that includes children. Learn how to become a member.

Science Club Workshops

Monday, January 23: All About Snow and Ice
It’s snowy science time! Discover how frost forms and experiment to see which substance can melt ice the fastest. Design your own shovel and test it with fake snow.

Monday, January 30: Plants and Animals in the Winter
Ever wonder how animals and plants prepare for cold weather? Learn all about hibernation, migration and animals in the winter. Then, create your own animal den.

Monday, February 6: Exploring Cold Environments
Explore the extreme cold conditions of the Arctic and Antarctica. Investigate insulators, learn the science behind the aurora borealis and create your own northern night sky picture.

Monday, February 13: Winter Sports
Strap on your skates or skis and get ready to learn all about winter sports! Explore energy, momentum and more as you learn the science behind skiing. Plus, prepare to play as you make your own miniature hockey stick!

More Information

For more information regarding Science Club logistics, themes, pricing and accommodations for participants with medical and special needs, please see our Science Club Information Package.

We’re happy to answer any questions you have about Science Club. Contact us at Recreational Programs | 416-696-3256 or toll-free: 1-888-696-1110 (ask for the Recreational Programs Office).