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Summer Day Camp 2018

Location:

770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON, M3C 1T3
Canada

Phone:

416-696-3256
Dates: 
07/03/2018
07/04/2018
07/05/2018
Time: 
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Price: 
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Ages

4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers
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General Information
Keep young minds happy and active this summer with exciting experiments, hands-on exhibits and interactive discovery at the Ontario Science Centre’s Day Camps!

HALF-DAY CAMPS  (8:45 to 11:45 a.m. or 1:15 to 4:15 p.m.)

Little Scientists (4-5 year olds)

Make new friends and see how community workers in our neighbourhood put real science like chemistry, biology and engineering to work, every day!

  • July 9-13 
  • July 23-27 

Little Astronauts (4-5 year olds)

Blast off to the world beyond our atmosphere and discover the science that astronomers and astronauts use to study planets, stars and rockets.

  • July 16-20  
  • July 30-August 3  

FULL-DAY CAMPS  (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

 

Newton's Notions (5-12 year olds)

Fall for the physics of gravity, look into optics and accelerate into the Laws of Motion as we explore the theories and discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton. Experiment with light diffraction, momentum and universal gravitation to see why Einstein called Newton the smartest man who ever lived.

  • July 3-6* (4-day camp)
  • July 16-20
  • July 30-August 3
  • August 13-17
  • August 27-31 

*Camp will not take place on the holiday Monday July 2.

 

Brain Wave (5-12 year olds)

Get your neurons firing during this mind-blowing week of cool brain science! Investigate the Stroop effect, test your reflexes and see how our brain controls how we feel, move and think. Explore the science behind concussions and learn how to protect your brain, a scientist’s most important tool.

  • July 9-13 
  • July 23-27
  • August 7-10* (4-day camp)
  • August 20-24

*Camp will not take place on the holiday Monday August 6.


Science Centre Innovators (13-14 year olds)

Join us for a week of hands-on activities and behind-the-scenes exploration. With the guidance of Science Centre experts, you'll perform experiments and even design an exhibit prototype to showcase your findings and put your new discoveries to the test! 

  • August 7-10,* (4-day camp) 
  • August 13-17
  • August 20-24
  • August 27-31

*Camp will not take place on the holiday Monday August 6.


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General Information

Age

Campers must be 4 to 14 years old while at Camp and may only be registered in age-specific themes. Campers cannot participate in the same theme twice. Campers will be divided into groups of 20 to 25 according to their age. Within their group, campers will be no more than one year apart in age.

Please note: As per “The Child Care and Early Years Act,” we cannot care for children under the age of 4. Campers registered as 4 or 5 year olds may be required to provide proof of age (birth certificate).

Camp Hours

Full-Day Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
Half-Day Camps run from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. or 1:15 to 4:15 p.m., Monday to Friday. Half-day campers may only be registered in one session per day.

Extended Care

Supervised extended care from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. and from 4:15 to 6 p.m with games, self-directed play, educational videos and quiet activities is available for $75/week. The Extended Care service is offered as secure and reliable child-care rather and does not include Camp themed programs or activities.

Camp T-shirt

Campers receive one complimentary T-shirt per week to wear daily at Camp.

Supervision

Camper safety and supervision is of the utmost importance. Camp programs are delivered by responsible, enthusiastic and caring counsellors with a broad range of expertise and experience working with children in an educational and / or recreational environment and have Vulnerable Sector Screening Checks, training in First Aid and CPR-c certification.

Special Needs

The Science Centre is unable to provide one-on-one supervision, adapted programming, specific medical support or a nut-free environment. However, campers with special needs may have an adult support person accompany them free of charge. 

Meal Plan

Lunch may be ordered (downloadable order form) from Restaurant Associates at an additional rate of $12/day or $55/week.

Price

 5-DAY, FULL-DAY CAMP Before April 29 After April 29 
Ontario Science Centre Members* $295 $320
Non-Members $320 $345
EXTENDED CARE
Fee per week $75
4-DAY, FULL-DAY CAMP
(July 3-6 & August 7-10)
Before April 29  After April 29
Ontario Science Centre Members* $230 $255
Non-Members $255 $280

EXTENDED CARE

Fee per week $ 60
5-DAY, HALF-DAY CAMP Before April 29 After April 29 
Ontario Science Centre Members* $175 $190
Non-Members $190 $205

Price includes all applicable taxes. Additional coupons and/or passes do not apply. Fees waived for adult Support Persons accompanying campers with disabilities.

*To qualify for an Ontario Science Centre Member Discount:

  • The person booking the camper must be his/her custodial parent or legal guardian and also hold a current Silver, Gold, Planetary, Stellar, Galactic or Cosmic level Ontario Science Centre Membership that includes children.
  • The membership must be valid on the date the Ontario Science Centre receives the registration.

Learn how to become a Member!

 

Booking

Book online now or download the Summer Day Camp Booking Form here.

Please note: Campers cannot participate in the same theme twice.

Bookings will be accepted until Wednesday at 4 p.m. prior to the start of your selected Camp week, subject to availability. We accept AMEX, Visa or MasterCard. Full payment is required at time of booking. Only the custodial parent and/or legal guardian is permitted to submit a Camp booking.

Download Summer Day Camp Information Package & Forms (including Lunch Meal Plan Form)

Cancellation / refund policy

No refund for cancellations after Friday, June 8, 2018.
Cancellations prior to June 8 and all modifications, including extended hours are subject to a $70 administration fee.

No refunds will be given for days when a camper is absent, and missed days cannot be made up.

A refund due to medical reasons may be considered if a written request, accompanied by a doctor's note, is received within a week of the missed Camp.

Programs, prices and policies are subject to change without notice.

Please note that children attending camp are expected to abide by the Camper Code of Conduct (outlined on page 5 of the Summer Day Camp Information Package.) The Ontario Science Centre reserves the right to terminate the registration of any camper if, in the opinion of the Manager, it is in the best interest of the camper and / or Camp. If the Ontario Science Centre terminates a camper’s registration, a pro-rated refund will be considered. 

Contact

Email:
 

Fax:
416-696-3139

Phone:
416-696-3256

Toll Free: 1-888-696-1110 (ask for Recreational Programs Office)

Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday

We will be happy to answer any of your Camp-related questions.
Please Note: Due to the amount of information required, Camp bookings are not taken by phone.

Mail:
Recreational Programs
Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON  M3C 1T3

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