Kitchener / Cambridge Summer Day Camps 2019
Conestoga College Cambridge Campus
850 Fountain St S., Cambridge, ON
July 2nd to August 16th, 2019
TIMES: Camps run from 9am to 4pm
Drop off between 8:30-9:00am (Movie Time)
Pickup between 4:00-5:00pm (Movie Time)
Extended hours option 8am to 5:30pm at an additional costKitchener
Summer Camp themes available in Cambridge this summer are listed below. When ready, click the register button to go to our registration system to book your camps.
LEGO JR. ROBOTicS CAMP
Calling all young lego robot designers! This is the best way to get started. Together, we’ll learn how to build cool robots and other machines. We’ll show you how to use gears, belts, motors, and computers to bring your robot to life by learning some programing. Student will engage in a mix of building activities including the lego robotic system WeDo 1.0 and 2.0, Lego Creator sets, crafts, board games and video games.
Parents: Designed specifically as an intro for younger kids, this camp covers all the basics of mechanics. They’ll be budding engineers by week’s end!
This camp is for ages 6 to 8. Note: Sorry students who are not yet 6 may not attend regardless of lego proficiency. Proof of age will be checked.
HARRY POTTER FAN CAMP
Are you eagerly awaiting your letter from your local school of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Obsessed with everything in the magical world of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series? Join us for a week of celebrating all things Harry Potter. All your favourite classes, Care of Magical Creatures, Potions, Transfiguration, Divination, and Defence Against the Dark Arts. Your week will include interactions with owls and magical creatures. Studies will include magical arts and crafts, learning stage magic tricks and discussing the history of magic. Students will take home their own magic kit and potion making supplies.
This camp is for ages 7 to 13.
Do you eat, sleep and breathe Fortnite? If so we have the day camp for you. Join us as you make new friends that are equally obsessed with the Fortnite world. Use the creative mode to build a custom island of your own and battle your friends in this cartoon fantasy 3d world. Get some physical activity through Fortnite dance competitions and nerf battles in the real world.
Parents be advised this camp involves lots of screen time and cartoon violence. If this is a concern of yours you may want to sign up for one of our other camp themes. Students will be using our network of Playstation consoles.
Available to students age 9 to 13.
3D PRINTING AND DESIGN
3D printing is changing the fabrication industry. Join us as we learn 3D computer aided design tools and master using 3D printers to construct objects to solve problems. This camp is a great way to challenge yourself to think outside the box and build those visual problem solving skills.
This camp is for ages 9 to 13.
LEGO Sr. ROBOTicS (EV3 MINDSTORM)
Got crazy-awesome lego skills? Or just getting started with lego robots? Either way, this camp is for you. We’ll break into groups to design and build our robots – and then focus on programming them to use a bunch of cool sensors… color sensors, ultra-sonic sensors, gyro sensors, and touch sensors – we love sensors! And your robot will use them all to navigate the super-challenging walled maze. Then, at the end of the week, you’ll use your new mad programming skills and design your own robot to compete in the epic sumo battle! Will your robot have what it takes to beat the competition?
Parents: A great break from typical sports camps, challenge your kids’ to play with their imagination and see what they can create – while secretly learning programming skills!
This camp is for ages 9 to 13. Note: Sorry students who are not yet 9 may not attend regardless of lego proficiency.
Minecraft Computer Camp
Love Minecraft? Then join us for a week in this great virtual sandbox where you can build anything! We’ll cover the basics and then move on to redstone Minecraft machine building and how to design new texture images so you can digitally paint the entire look of your worlds. We will also get to experiment with some Mods that add features and change the game.
Parents: While your child thinks they’re playing, we’re secretly using the game to teach technology, design, problem solving, and presentation skills (insert evil laugh here). If screen time is a concern of yours you will prefer the robotics or animation classes.
This camp is for ages 6 to 13, This location only, Younger students may do a subset of the activities. Must be at least 6 at the time of camp.
Video Game Design
Do you live, breathe, and sleep gaming? Do you have the creativity and technical prowess to not just play the game but to design the game? Every pixel, every sound wave, every interaction at your control. Can you handle this much power? Join us for an introduction to game design where everyone will have the opportunity to learn the basics of game design, including image manipulation and basic interaction design as we work on video games in the classic platform gaming style.
Parents: This camp will introduce programming and digital multimedia skills that your child can continue to develop at home and apply in school, as a hobby, and in future careers.
This camp is for ages 9 to 13
YOUTUBE VIDEO PRODUCER
Master Video production, shooting and editing with the latest in digital tools. Video communication is becoming as important as reading and writing. Improve your communication and presentation skills this summer by telling stories through video. Each student will use a mobile video production system and master the skills needed to produce a youtube channel.
This camp is for ages 9 to 13.
Special Needs Students
Parents of special needs children please investigate our support options, we do not have the staff to provide 1:1 support. click here
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