Our Mission

Established in 1991, the University of Victoria's Science Venture program is operated in partnership with the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Education.  Programs include hands-on workshops, summer camps, school workshops, and community events for youth 5 to 18 years of age.

Mission

To inspire all Vancouver Island youth to explore their potential and discover their vital role in the world through life changing science, engineering, and technology experiences.

Objectives

  • Ensure that socio-economic backgrounds do not limit youth who may participate in our programs
  • Provide positive role models and dispel stereotypes associated with the fields of science, technology and engineering
  • Introduce youth to the university environment in a non-threatening and fun manner
  • Inform youth about science, engineering and technology as career choices