*NEW* Life...in Space!

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When is it?

22 July 2019 to 26 July 2019

Who can attend?

Students entering grades 5-7.

What's covered?

Until a few years ago, anyone who mentioned aliens as a reality would have been laughed at. But now, astrobiology (the study of life in space) has started to take off! If there is life out there, would we recognize it? Where should we look? What are the chances of finding intelligent life? To answer these questions, campers will peer through telescopes, build rockets, and learn how to analyze alien atmospheres for signs of life. Join this camp if you’re interested in answering the biggest question of all: are we alone in the universe?

Lunch and Snacks

  • Activity breaks will be taken each day to allow kids to eat their peanut free snacks that they brought from home.
  • Campers will eat lunch each day in one of the University dining commons.

Camp fees and registration

Register before midnight Mar. 19, 2019

  • $365

Register after 12 am Mar. 20, 2019

  • $395

Full-Day Camp:

9:00 am - 4:00pm 

Please drop your child off from between 8:50 and 9:00 am. Camp ends promptly at 4:00 pm. Please arrange to pick him/her up by 4:00 pm.

*Please note that camp may end earlier on Friday due to the timing of the camp closing ceremony. The closing ceremony is tentatively slated for 2PM on Friday.*

Extended Care

  • Cost is $50 per child per week (both morning and afternoon) or $30 per child per week (morning OR afternoon care only) for each child registered. (Must register for Extended Care when registering for camps online.)
  • Optional drop-off starting at 7:45 am, Tuesday - Friday.
  • Optional pick up by 5:15 pm, Monday - Thursday.
  • Note: Extended care is not offered on Monday morning or Friday afternoon. Each camper must be checked in by their parent/guardian at the designated time on Monday morning and must be picked up directly after the closing ceremony on Friday.