The super cool science geeks are coming!

  • Jul. 13, 2009 7:00 p.m.

submitted by Kerry Kwan and Laura Bouwman, Directors, Science AL!VE-Science AL!VE instructors, a.k.a. the super-cool-science-geeks, are ready for our four upcoming weeks of summer camp! Camp will be separated into two age groups: junior camp is for students who have completed grades 2 through 4 and senior camp is for students who have completed grades 5 through 7.What: Campers will explore the dynamic worlds of science, engineering and technology! Hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and take-home projects are the focus of all Science AL!VE programs. Projects include: building your very own bristle bots, engineering a tri-vehicle, and creating your very own circuit maze! Campers will also be working in teams to tackle engineering and environmental challenges.Cost: $50 per child. Bursaries are available, please contact Science AL!VE at sciencealive@sfu.ca or 778-782-5912.When/where: Sandspit July 13-17 at Agnes L. Mathers school.. Masset July 20-24 at the community hall.. Port Clements Aug. 10-14 at the school.. Skidegate Aug. 17-21 at Sk’aadgaa Naay school.This is Science AL!VE’s ninth year of science education programs in Haida Gwaii. In June, over 300 kids participated in our classroom workshops. We are excited to be working with Agnes L. Mathers Elementary, the Village of Masset, Port Clements Elementary, Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary and School District 50 Haida Gwaii this summer, and we know that without their support we could not offer the programs that we do. Science AL!VE is also going to be hosting community events at all four camp locations. Campers, their families, and members of the community are invited to an evening of science activities, exciting demos and lots of FUN! More information about the evenings will be distributed at camp.Registration forms, bursary application forms and other program information are available at the Science AL!VE website: www.sciencealive.ca or please call us at 778-782-5912.

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