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Engineering is for everyone!

Engineering is much more than gears and cars. Engineering is about problem solving and making it happen!

For Grades K to 12

Venture Academy offers engaging hands-on experience for students of all ages with an interest in Engineering & Science!

Venture Academy

It's never too early for some STEM based fun!

This program is geared to campers entering Senior Kindergarten and is designed as a discovery based fun and engaging introduction to science and engineering. Discover buoyancy, biodiversity, dinosaurs and more!

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Explore our digital world!- Robots, circuits, programming and more-
The Engineering Technology stream is available to students entering grades 1-7 and will include projects from many streams of engineering to give students a sampling of real-world technology. This stream focuses on MechanicalMechatronicsComputerAutomationAutomotive and Electrical engineering.

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Apply all your favorite kinds of science to your design projects!
Build structures, bio-devices,grow plants, explore chemistry dissections and more- The Engineering Science stream is available to students entering grades 1-7 and will include projects from multiple engineering science areas with a strong focus on the building blocks of ChemistryPhysics, and Biology

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Everyone can code!
Programming with Robots, Python, Minecraft and more- The Codemakers stream is available to students entering grades 3-7 and offers them an opportunity to experience the amazing world of computer science through fun, interactive programming activities. To support their programming interests, campers will receive in-depth instruction into Computer Science and Software Engineering

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For students from around the world, we offer an inclusive introduction to Canadian university life. Working in McMaster’s world-class laboratory facilities and beautiful campus, students will undertake hands-on engineering and science projects that prepare them for higher education.

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Venture Academy 2019

McMaster One of the World's Top 75 Universities

McMaster One of the World's Top 75 Universities

McMaster one of the world’s Top 75 universities

For the first time since 2012, McMaster is ranked among the top 75 universities in the world.

The university is ranked 72 in the internationally respected 2020 Times Higher Education rankings released today in Switzerland, advancing five spots over last year and one of only four Canadian universities in the world’s top 75. It’s the first time McMaster has cracked the top 75 since the change in rankings methodology in the early part of this decade.

The world ranking success is just the latest in a steady cadence of global recognition for McMaster.

Earlier this year, Times Higher Education ranked McMaster as second in the world for its impact at home and globally.

In 2018, THE awarded the university its Global Teaching Excellence Award.