Summer Camps at Engineering For Kids of Calgary
The Fun, Educational Summer Camp Your Child Is Bound to Enjoy!
2019 Summer Camps at Engineering For Kids
STEM with Us this Summer! The Fun, Educational Summer Camp Your Child Is Bound to Enjoy! Let your imagination run wild this summer with our STEM Summer Camps! Animation, Coding, MinecraftEDU, 3D Printing, Robotics, Junior Explorers, and much more!
Jump into 5 days of jam-packed adventure! EFK offers a diverse selection of themed camps to give your child the summer of a lifetime. Keep their growing minds engaged, even when schools out!
Find your inner engineer through innovation, collaboration, and play with EFK!
- Morning: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Afternoon: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
- Full Day: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
- (Lunch Supervision from 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
Please pack water bottles and 100% NUT-FREE Snacks and lunch.
Apprentice Camps (Ages 7-15)
Mechatronics Master Minds: Young Inventors!
This summer our campers will build, create, and invent as they explore the basics of mechatronics engineering, logic-based programming using littleBits and Arduino. They will work together to design gadgets, tools, and machines from self-driving vehicles and art machines to a Chain Reaction Contraption.
Our mission is to empower everyone to create and invent.
LEARN THROUGH INVENTION!
Sphero Robotics and Coding
Do you love robots and have a passion for coding and adventure? This is YOUR camp!
The young engineers will program and code their robots to complete awesome activities.
Program a painting. Navigate a maze. Mimic the solar system. Swim across the water. Have a dance party… The only limit is your imagination. We thrive to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention!
Claymation Enrichment Camp
Lights, Camera, Action!
What do Wallace and Gromit, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and James and the Giant Peach all have in common? They’re Claymation characters who have captivated the world with the magical realities they bring to life!
Tap into the incredible practice of stop-motion film production and learn the technique from the ground up. This camp contains everything students need to create their own individual movies and turns anyone into a filmmaker.
Through teamwork, technological literacy, and a little bit of movie-making magic, you’re sure to win awards at the film festival held the last day of camp!
3D Modeling & Creations: Imagine. Design. Create.
3D Printing has taken the world by storm!
This innovative new camp brings your ideas to life and allows everyday users to create nearly anything they can imagine. Have a cool idea for an invention? Why not print it! Design anything 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! “Video Game Design and introduction to Augmented Reality!
What’s more fun than playing video games? Designing them!
Discover how to create animations, stories, and games. Participants will be introduced to 2D animations using Scratch 3.0 programming and wrap up with an introduction to AR using Tynker.
Get a solid foundation in coding and programming, learning how to use conditional loops, variables live video and gestures to interact with virtual game elements. The FUN doesn’t stop here, keep your skills sharp with our take-home program. Play & build from home!
EV3 Robotic Games Summer Camp
Warm-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!
Buddy Bot! Humanoid Robotics
This is an amazing week adventure in new age robotics, what if you had a robot who listened to your every command? Design, build and program a humanoid robot to tackle challenges and tasks or teach it some awesome dancing moves to your favorite song.
Your new friend can respond to your voice, have a conversation, see colours, and even recognize your face! Learn about coding, electronics, and engineering while designing your ideal humanoid robot.
Creative Game Design with Bloxels
Calling all future writers, artists, designers, and game developers! Students in this collaborative class enjoy storyboarding their games with character, enemy, and plot development.
Using Bloxels, they will turn their interactive stories and physical creations into a digital video game. They will use Bloxels game board and blocks to create the characters, levels, and other art for their games.
They capture all their creations using the Bloxels App, where they edit and customize everything - what it looks like and how elements interact and behave, which turns it all into a fun playable game on the tablet.
The Theme Park Mania: MinecraftEDU
This camp is designed to introduce students to the concepts of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and the Engineering Design Process.
Students will design simulation roller coasters and other amusement park attractions in Minecraft making them run as autonomously as possible.
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.
Juniors Camps (Ages 4- 7)
Agent of Travel
Pack 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 cars, planes, 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.
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.
Design your own Drawing Robot, build a Hovering Vehicle, and use your Tinker Box to invent something new.
We encourage learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage, and curiosity through open-ended challenges in the fields of STEM, fine arts, and learning.
Junior Makers and Engineers!
The young adventurers will discover the fascinating world of engineering as they are challenged to create various builds using the engineering design process.
Our young campers will design their own operation game, build cool toys, discover the wonders of chemical engineering and more. We finish the week with a blast as they design and launch their own Bottle Rockets!
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!
Discover the wild world of robots. They will work as young scientists, engineers, and mathematicians to create colour patterns and code their Ozobot to solve puzzles, traverse mazes, dance and even go bowl!
Campers will join in a hands-on creative, and innovative adventure!
This highly engaging camp builds early STEM and spatial skills. Together we will foster a love of science, exploration, and nature.
Coding, and Digital Storytelling Summer Camp
Do you love telling stories, sharing ideas, and creating games? This is YOUR camp!
If you can imagine it, you can build it! Kick off the camp by joining your new builder friends and create a whole new world with blocks using Toca Builders.
Campers then utilize Scratch Junior, a visual programming language, to build their own characters, scenes, and bring them to life through interactive stories and games.
Learn the basics of problem-solving and coding through visual programming blocks. Best of all, since Scratch Jr is a free app, you can create your own account and keep working on your project at home even after the camp is over!
Our young camper will play and learn with Lego WeDo and get a unique opportunity to revive the prehistoric world!
We introduce children to the classification of dinosaurs, when they lived, why they disappeared, the periods of the prehistoric world and more. Give your children an unforgettable camp journey into the prehistoric world of dinosaurs!
Together we will foster a love of science, exploration, and nature!
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