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The Mechatronics & Engineering Olympics will introduce students of all ages to the exciting world of Engineering through a full week of competitions and engaging activities. Activities and challenges will include Paper Physics Triathlon, High Egg Drop, Popsicle Stick Bridge/Tower, Robotic Transporter and many more! Groups will receive a budget each to invest in their own materials and projects! It’s all about the team-work at this camp.
No experience necessary or come with your skills and we’ll find a course that fits you!
Camp Details:Ages 6 – 14 (separated into age groups)Maximum 10 campers per age group; maximum 30 campers per campSmall camper-to-instructor ratioDaily hands-on building experienceChallenging Team-building activitiesIntroduction to “finance” and smart spendingT-shirts & Camp Certificates
What Campers will Learn:Learn to collaborate with others, as well as creative and critical thinkingEffective-communication in group settingsPhysics and strength of different materials, including recyclablesWhat materials are best to use for what structuresEngineering vocabulary: beam, truss, arch, suspensionAsk critical questions, think creatively, brainstorm solutionsPlan key components in the building processImprove on their builds and revise for the final competition
What’s included in each Summer Camp?- Minimum 1 student volunteer for each age group- Certified First-Aider on site- Certificate of Completion- Take home Robotics Kit after completion (Robotics, Circuits & 3D Printing camp only)- Indoor & Outdoor activities for a healthy balance- Low Instructor to Student ratio (maximum 10 students per instructor)
Why Tech Summer Camps?- An opportunity to explore a potential Career path- Improve math, logic and keyboarding skills- Development of design skills- Development of new ways of thinking and foster problem-solving techniques- Improved self-esteem, confidence and team-building & social skills- Gain knowledge in tech topics unavailable at school- Strong demand for Tech Jobs in the next 10 years; one of the fastest growing industries in Canada
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