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Camps at Engineering For Kids of Calgary

The Fun, Educational Camp Your Child Is Bound to Enjoy!

At Engineering For Kids, our camps are carefully structured to provide your child with the enrichment he or she needs to grow and thrive. Our camps run in the spring, winter, and summer for your convenience. Our programs come in many varieties to accommodate your schedule, such as half-day camps, full-day camps, and holiday break camps. We also host camps on scheduled days off for reasons such as professional work days, teacher conference days, etc.

Just a few of these beneficial opportunities include:
  • Teamwork: Most of our camps schedule fun and engaging teamwork activities that teach children the value of investing in others.
  • Resilience and motivation: Our challenging programs help to teach kids how to keep trying. This also helps them feel accomplished when they succeed, which develops their will to learn.
  • Decision-making: Our uniquely structured activities help children establish and build upon great decision-making skills, which can help build confidence.

In addition, the wide range of activities and classes that we offer encourage children to try new things, which is a beneficial skill that can be applied in several instances throughout adulthood.

STEM Summer Camp

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Early Bird Special 10% OFF, Promo Code: Summer. Offer Expires: March 31st, 2018. Note: Only Valid with Camp Registration through EFK site.

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July 3 6, 2018
  • North Glenmore Park Community Association
  • Edgemont Community Association
  • Vecova Recreation Centre
July 9 - 13, 2018
  • Edgemont Community Association
  • Calgary Yacht Club, Chestermere
  • Tuscany Residents Association
July 16 – 20, 2018
  • SCA Community Association
July 23 – 27, 2018
  • Cardel Rec South
  • North Glenmore Park Community Association
  • Spring Bank For All Seasons
July 30 – Aug 3, 2018
  • Cardel Rec South
  • McKenzie Lake Community Association
  • Killarney-Glengarry Community Hall
Aug 7 - 10, 2018
  • Dalhousie Community Association
Aug 13 – 17, 2018
  • Genesis Centre
  • Spring Bank For All Seasons
Aug 20 – 24, 2018
  • Eau Claire Market
  • McKenzie Lake Community Association
Aug 27 – Aug 31, 2018
  • Killarney-Glengarry Community Hall
  • Vecova Recreation Centre
  • Calgary Yacht Club, Chestermere
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(please send 100 % nut-free lunch and snacks with your child)

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Apprentice / Master Camps
MinecraftMinecraftEDU Mania: Coding and Gaming Summer Camp (Ages 7-14)

Calling all Minecraft enthusiasts!

Do you love solving mysteries? This BRAND-NEW world is a replica of the Board Game Clue. We will work together to solve this mansion’s hidden mysteries. The young coders will then build and customize their very own Programmable turtle and use it to complete a set of challenges using code. Kids will learn coding in the world of Minecraft.

Kids are also introduced to the many uses of Redstone circuits to learn about electricity through a medieval themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging. Through the application of engineering principles, you will solve numerous challenges in this Minecraft adventure.LEARN, PLAY, and CODE!

Our camps give students a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of technology and design-thinking methodology; challenging them to collaborate with their fellow campers to create solutions to real-world problems.

3D Modeling & Creations (Ages 7-15)

3D PrintingImagination. Design. Create.

This brand-new camp brings your ideas to life! Using the hottest tools in technology, campers will design anything they like, from fidget spinners to superheroes, and together we make it a reality. This camp encourages an open ended design concept. Explore the concepts of 3D printing and computer aided design to bring your own creations to life!

Design a model in preparation for real 3D printing! Take it home and show off your creations to all your friends! The fun doesn’t end when camp does; Continue to improve your skills at home using the same TinkerCAD modeling software you learned at camp with 24/7 access!

Hackers Unite! “Code Your Own Video Game” Summer Camp (Ages 7-14)

Code Your Own Video GameWhat’s more fun than playing video games? Designing them!

Discover how to create animations, stories, and games while learning how to program using the Scratch programming environment. Developed by MIT, Scratch is an award-winning programming tool that requires no previous coding knowledge to use.

Get a solid foundation in basic programming, learning how to use conditional loops, and variables to make projects that are interactive and fun! Add sounds, text, buttons, and animations to tell YOUR story your way, all while starting YOUR journey into the wonderful world of coding. The FUN doesn’t stop here, keep your skills sharp with our take-home program. Play & build from home!

EV3 Robotic Games Summer Camp (Ages 7 -14)

Robotic GamesWarm-up your bots - The Robo Games are in Calgary!

Do you love Lego? Do you love robots and have a passion for adventure? This is YOUR camp! Build, wire, and program your own robot to compete in various games. Customize and program your robot to complete an obstacle course and challenge other team robots in the ultimate Sumo Bot Battle! Learn valuable skills in coding, problem-solving, and engineering while designing your robot to meet every challenge.

LEARN, PROGRAM and PLAY!

The Amazing Race / Agent of Travel (ages 7 – 12)

Agent Of TravelPack your bags and let's map out our trip around the world!

Over 100 years ago, airplanes had not even made their first flight, yet today we can fly to the other side of the world in 12 hours! Over the next five days, teams will work together to see who can travel the farthest around the world. This trip around the world will require students to design their very own bridge, boat, car and even a rocket!

Our camps give students a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of engineering and design-thinking methodology; challenging them to collaborate with their fellow campers to create solutions to real-world problems.

Dream Big, Build Bigger Makerspace Camp! (Ages 7 – 14)

Build Bigger Makerspace CampLet’s work together to inspire the next generation of innovators!

Our camp provides a complete solution for developing a powerful skill set for the future through hands-on exploration and working with design, construction, electronics, and programming. Our open-ended system creates opportunities for fun and engaging experiences for all ages. Using Quirkbot bring your creations to life! A combination of engineering and programming progression. By learning how to code, you can make a banana piano, an interactive bridge, or make your wearables light up.

We encourage learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage, and curiosity through open-ended challenges in the fields of STEM, fine arts, and service learning.

Building Cities (Ages 7-12)

Building CitiesFrom the ground up, Cities will rise as our young engineers get to work!

Do you have what it takes to engineer a magnificent city from an inhabitable environment? During this camp, students form their very own construction crew and work together as a team to build a city from the ground up. Crews design essential urban structures, develop processes to purify water and generate their own power.

Join up with a crew to compete in challenges that test the strength of your designs in Building Cities.

Junior Camps (Ages 3 - 6)
Junior Adventure And DiscoveryEFK Junior Adventure and Discovery week

The young adventurers will discover the fascinating world of engineering as they are challenged to create various builds using the engineering design process.This adventurous camp is filled with nature and knowledge from the outdoors. We use elements of nature to create sun paintings, learn about solar energy and build solar cars. Kids will discover the wonders of what civil engineers have accomplished. We finish the week with a SPLAT! – the famous egg drop challenge that kids love!

Campers will explore, and experiment to further and deepen their own learning. Design thinking, problem solving, and collaboration are emphasized. The sky’s the limit when you bring your imagination to the table!

Junior InventorsJunior Inventors

A week of fun, creativity, and of course -- Engineering!

Over the course of a week, students will invent new machines and explore creative design solutions using the Engineering Design Process. Discover how a wind-up toy works and design your own drawing robot in our Engineering For Kids Inventor’s Workshop. We encourage learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage, and curiosity through open-ended challenges in the fields of STEM, fine arts, and learning.

LEGO engineeringJunior Robotics Summer Camp!

Our little campers will play and learn with Lego WeDo Construction kits.They will work as young scientists, engineers, and mathematicians to build robots that engage different core elements of coding and simple machines, while solving simple challenges. This highly engaging camp builds early STEM and spatial skills. Together we will foster a love of science, exploration, and nature.

Junior ArchitectsJunior Architects: Dream Big, Build Bigger!

Kids will design, create, and test several builds to tell stories. Together we will learn the importance of the Engineering Design Process. We bring out the inner engineer in these young, curious minds. We focus on the fun in engineering, and use real world concepts. Campers are encouraged to embrace challenges with a great deal of humour, curiosity, and courage because we believe that problem solving with a positive attitude fosters immense creativity. Let your imagination run wild!

Junior Makers and Coding Camp!

Junior Makers And CodingBuild, Design, and Create Interactive Games.

Get ready for an adventure of coding, food and fun! Banana piano? Yes we can! The sky is the limit here when we connect the creativity of the kids to an Interactive Coding Program. We connect fruits to a computer transforming it into a piano. Make you own controller! The list goes on in this one of a kind camp. We will learn about the basics of computer programming and have a better understanding of the screens we use today. Technology today is the future tomorrow!

Through application of circuitry, acoustical engineering and video game design, students discover new ways to interact with technology, all while creating unique designs in a fun collaborative environment.

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