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Science Camps

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Explore the possibilities during the summer at RDC with Red Hot Science! Our science team will deliver innovative, fun and hands-on programming in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Campers get the opportunity to explore RDC, meet researchers and conduct experiments in a real lab setting. Programs are offered to youth ages 6 – 16 and are created to leave campers feeling confident and excited about science!

Our Science camps all take place on RDC’s Main Campus in real science labs, classrooms and outdoor spaces!

  • Beyond Recreation – Ages 9 – 11
  • Curious Minds – Ages 6 - 7
  • EXPLORE Medi – Ages 11 – 16
  • Galaxy Imagineers – Ages 8 - 11
  • Natural Science Trek – Ages 8 – 11
  • Science Discovery – Ages 8 - 11
  • SCI Spy – Ages 8 – 11

STEM/STEAM CAMPS

These camps offer the ultimate adventure! The day is filled with lab schedules, on-campus field trips and leading edge mentors. Explore the crossroads of art and science from physics, chemistry and biology to creative arts.

  • Ultimate STEM – Ages 11 – 15
  • STEAM Sampler – Ages 8 - 11
  • URockG!RL – Ages 10 -14
  • Yuck of Science– Ages 8 - 11 Back by popular demand!

BRAND NEW IN 2020

Join us at our NEW camps. Explore Sciences while having fun as a Muggle in the world of Harry Potter – choose your house and compete against the others in fun educational activities or go on a mission to the Moon exploring the stars on your way! Why not Think Green as you investigate innovative recycling ideas, learn about alternative energy and sustainable communities in our Planet Crusaders Camp.

  • Hogwarts Academy – Ages 7 – 10
  • Moon Mission – Ages 6 – 8
  • Planet Crusaders – Ages 13 - 16

For more information or for any questions, please call the School of Continuing Education at 403.356.4900

ACTUA

  

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.

Codemakers

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.

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