A truly unique camp experience! Get dirty with hands-on experiments in real laboratories, while learning safety measures and original material in an engaging way. Camp activities are adjusted to each camper’s learning capacity so that each camper has a positive experience, is challenged and rewarded. High quality, energetic instructors teach sophisticated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) curriculum with fun methods, created to leave campers feeling confident and excited about science!
Camper experience and opportunities:
- Indoor and outdoor adventures
- Active breaks
- Community mentors and leaders in STEM
- Hands-on experiences
- High tech equipment and resources
Campers will learn through:
- Practical application & real world lessons
- Integrated content
- Interpreting and communicating information
- Engaging in logical reasoning
- Collaboration as a team
- Applying technology appropriately
Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming. Each year, these members engage over 225,000 youth in 500 communities nationwide. www.actua.ca.
Red Deer College School of Continuing Education is proud to be participating in Codemakers, a national program powered by Actua and Google. Actua’s network members at post-secondary institutions across Canada will empower 100,000 youth with critical computer science skills and prepare them for their future roles as innovators in technology. www.actua.ca/codemakers
APEGA Education Foundation
The APEGA Education Foundation (AEF) contributes to building stronger and more diverse engineering and geoscience professions in Alberta by funding bursaries for post-secondary students, supporting STEM-related outreach programs for K-12 students and investing in public engagement activities. Our donors are members of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Science camps at Red Deer College are a great way for AEF to help nurture kids’ curiosity and explore their interest in science and technology. www.apegaeducationfoundation.ca.