Space Venture

AT THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE

Science Venture is pleased to announce that we will will be returning to the Centre of the Universe facility on Observatory Hill at 5071 West Saanich Road this summer for our Space Venture Summer Camp Program. Led by upper level Astronomy and Physics students from UVic, campers will get the chance to experience innovative, fun, and hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math programming while utilizing on site facilities including the Plaskett Telescope, Museum and Planetarium.


    WHAT are THE CAMP THEMEs?

    COSMIC CURIOSITY

    Can't get enough of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield? From space technology to space food, this camp is designed for the curious.  This camp will include tours of the Plaskett telescope, CU museum, and sessions in the planetarium.

    These camps are divided into groups based on the grade your child is entering in the fall:

    • Cosmic Curiosity (gr. 3/4/5)
    • Cosmic Curiosity (gr. 6/7/8)

    ASTROLAB

    The lab just got astronomically more fun! Explore the Science of Stars and Investigate the Physics of Planets in this camp which aims to introduce campers to the lab of the cosmos! This camp will include tours of the Plaskett telescope, CU museum, and sessions in the planetarium.

    These camps are divided into groups based on the grade your child is entering in the fall:

    • AstroLab (gr. 3/4/5)
    • AstroLab (gr. 6/7/8)  

    WHERE IS THE CAMP HELD?

    Centre of the Universe Interpretive Centre, Observatory Hill, 5071 West Saanich Road

     
     

    What are camp hours?

    Space Venture Camps run Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
    Extended hours are not available for this program.

    WHAT IS THE COST? 

    • 5-day Camp Week: $205
    • 4-day Camp Week: $175

    WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY? 

    Due to non-recoverable costs, each registration includes a $50 non-refundable deposit. Given two weeks notice, we will refund the remainder of your registration. We will not provide any refund with less than two weeks notice. Exchange of equal value is possible, subject to availability.

    SChedule and Availability?

    Summer camp schedule can found on the Schedule Page. Registration opens April 3, 2017 at 7:00am.