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Engineering Explorations Grade 9-12

Half Day Virtual + Optional Campus Experience Day!

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Venture Academy’s  Engineering Explorations Grade 9-12 is a half-day virtual program hosted online via Google Classroom and Zoom, and also includes an Engineering Experience Day. On Friday’s, the Engineering Experience Day is offered both online and in-person which aims to immerse students in the opportunities available at McMaster University and in the Faculty of Engineering.

Engineering Explorations Grade 9-12 is an engaging and innovative STEM program that dives into the applications of science in engineering streams through hands-on projects! 

Students in this program will apply concepts of chemistry, biology and physics through the following opportunities: virtual projects with digital skill building activities, mentorship opportunities and at the Engineering Experience Day. Students will have a choice between an in-person or virtual Engineering Experience Day when registering.

This 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.

Engineering Explorations Grade 9-12 will be offered in the morning for the first four weeks in July, and in the afternoon in the final four weeks in August to best accommodate student schedules.

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 9, 10, 11 or 12  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

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Sample Schedule


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Extended Care

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