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Engineering Explorations Grade 5/6

Full Day In-Person!

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Overview

Venture Academy’s  Engineering Explorations Grade 5/6 summer camp is a full-day in-person program hosted at McMaster University’s Campus in Hamilton, Ontario. 

Engineering Explorations Grade 5/6  is an engaging and immersive STEM camp which launches students into the applications of science in engineering streams through hands-on activities!

Students in this program will apply concepts in chemistry, biology and physics through the following opportunities: classroom workshops, engineering design through play, digital skill building activities, mentorship opportunities, as well as in state-of-the-art chemistry and biology labs.

This camp program is developed and taught by undergraduate students enrolled in McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering programs and is also supported by McMaster University professors and staff members.

The one-week program is offered for eight different weeks of the summer. The content is repeated for all weeks of the summer. Please note “Week 5” is a 4-day week due to the statutory holiday.

Students entering Grade 5 or 6 as of September 2022 should enroll in this program.

Venture Academy follows all COVID-19 Safety Protocols as outlined by McMaster University.

Camp Availability

Week 1 Summer 2022: July 4, 2022 - July 8, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 2 Summer 2022: July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 3 Summer 2022: July 18, 2022 - July 22, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 4 Summer 2022: July 25, 2022 - July 29, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 5 Summer 2022 * Holiday week- no camp on Monday Aug 1, 2022: August 2, 2022 - August 5, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 6 Summer 2022: August 8, 2022 - August 12, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 7 Summer 2022: August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now
Week 8 Summer 2022: August 22, 2022 - August 26, 2022 Accepting Registrations  Register Now

Info Guides

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Administration

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Sample Schedule

Transportation

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Busing Options

We have two busing options from Burlington and Oakville

BusCost
Location: Burlington Bus
Burlington Central Library
2331 New St 
*Pick-up is in the library parking lot
Pickup: 8:20am
Drop-off: 4:20-4:35pm

$100 per week
Location: Oakville Bus
Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
1051 Glenashton Dr
Pickup: 8:05am
Drop-off: 4:35-4:45pm
$100 per week

Extended Care

For parents/guardians looking to drop-off early or pick-up late.

OptionsCost
Extended Care: Morning 7:30am-8:30am $40.00 per week
Extended Care: Afternoon 4:30pm-5:30pm$40.00 per week

*For on campus only- there is no option to choose extended care for a bus stop