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It will be offered again during Spring Break 2014 and registration will open this September. Thank you for your interest in the program!


Hands On Summer Campers

Week 1 - The Meaning of Greening - July 2-5 - $140

How can you, as a kid, green your life and help protect the environment? We'll explore loads of cool ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle while conserving and protecting our environment. Get ready for crafts, games, routines and hobbies that both protect the environment and help it to flourish! Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 2 - The Science of Sport - July 8-12 - $180

Do you love sports and fitness activities? Are you looking for a week that will really tire you out? This camp is packed with games, sports and workouts that will teach you how your body works while you're active. We'll explore the physics and biology of popular sports and recreation, create our own games, and learn about the importance of being physically active every day. Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 3 - The Art of Science - July 15-19 - $180

Are you an artist who loves to paint, draw, colour, take photos or create art in some other way? This week we'll look at ways nature and other artists use science to create amazing colours, shapes, designs and more! We'll meet and learn from professional artists who use media like clay, wood, fabric, paint and metal and we'll create our own works of art. Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 4 - Undersea Exploration - July 22-26 - $180

Have you always wondered what exists under the surface of the ocean? Would you love to learn more about animals that live under water and the people who study them? From sea cucumbers to ship wrecks, we'll explore the shores and shallows and learn about marine biology, scuba diving, aquatic sports and maritime history. Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 5 - Jr. Programmer - July 29-Aug 2 - $180

Are you interested in computers and the latest technology? Would you like to learn more about what you can do with computers? This week we will learn from computing scientists and web designers who work with computers for a living. You'll get the opportunity to work on a laptop and create your own graphics and programs. Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 6 - The Music of Math - August 6-9 - $140

Are curious about the inner-workings and patterns of music and rhythm? Do you love listening to music, singing, or playing an instrument? Would you like to make music, create your own instruments and learn about rhythm and reading music? We'll learn from experienced musicians and performing artists about how numbers and patterns relate to the music they create and you'll have plenty of opportunities to show off what you've learned! Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Week 7 - Jr. Veterinarian - August 12-16 - $180

Would you like to learn more about the science of working with animals? This week we'll meet and learn from a number of animal science professionals who will teach us about the work they do with all kinds of animals. From hamsters to eagles and salmon to golden retrievers, we'll meet lots of animal friends! Each week of Hands On Summer Camp includes several field trips to themed destinations as well as visits from special guest speakers. Campers will participate in various hands-on weekly themed activities and learning as well as times for crafts, sports, and outdoor play. Hands On Summer Camp has a partnership with the Cridge Village Seniors' Centre and campers are encouraged to get to know some of the resident seniors during our weekly visits to the centre. Campers will also visit the University of Victoria to work with Science Venture one afternoon a week.

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Payment

Full payment for your camp is due 4 weeks prior to its start date (i.e.: if you have registered for the camp starting July 29, your payment is due July 1). Please make all cheques payable to "Hands On Summer Camp Society".

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Full refund if cancellation notice is given a full 3 weeks before the start date of your camp.
50% refund if cancellation notice given a full 2 weeks before the start date of your camp.
No refund if cancellation notice given less than 2 weeks before the start date of your camp.