CA$30 – CA$210

2019 Geography Explore Summer Camp- July - August offered by Queen's Unive...

Event Information

Location

Location

Queen’s University Department of Geography and Planning

Mac-Corry Hall Room E208

68 University Avenue

Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description

Description

What To Expect At Explore…

At Explore you will find an enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who are looking forward to starting your camper’s summer off with a ton of excitement, creativity and fun! Together we will engage in innovative science experiments, travel all over the world to learn about different cultures and people, meet new friends, play games, spend time exploring the outdoors, do arts and crafts and most importantly have an amazing summer experience!

At Explore, we maintain a camper to Instructor ratio 7:1 and will base our unique programming and activities on the Ontario Curriculum. Our Instructor team is comprised of enthusiastic Queen’s undergraduate students who develop varying programs for camp each week, so campers who want to join us for more than one session will have an amazing, unique experience each time!

Explore Junior

Explore Juniors have the chance to see the world like never before! Each week there will be a unique program where we explore different themes ranging from pollution to wildlife to the wonders of the world! Our learning sessions at camp are based on the Ontario Curriculum so campers will be learning while having fun! Each day will be an adventure as campers can expect to be outdoors playing games and participating in camp activities. Inside, where it is air conditioned, campers get to create amazing artwork and crafts, and participate in awesome

experiments and fantastic team challenges! Each week we will also be going on a field trip! This interactive, hands-on camp is an adventure you don’t want to miss!

Explore Senior

Explore Senior is awesome for campers who want to be outdoors, doing exciting experiments, meeting new friends and participating in our own version of “The Amazing Race!” Campers will have the chance to explore local habitats, go on amazing field trips and discover so much more about the world we live in! With team-oriented activities and challenges, everyday is an adventure! Each day teams will participate in different games, and challenges, all the while learning about geography and the diverse world we live in

Explore Junior (SK – grade 3)

July 2-5* (* 4 Day week) - SPACE JAM

  • This week is going to be out of this world! Grab your space suit and join us as we learn about moons, planets, astronauts, rocket ships and all things outer space!

July 15-19 - DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS - FULL no longer available

  • This week we are going back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth! This week as archeologists, we will be exploring dinosaurs, fossils and natural disasters! Grab your hammer, chisel and brush – let’s get digging!

July 22 - 26 - DEEP FREEZE!

  • This week is going to be really cool – literally! Join us as we explore everything cold! We will explore some of the coldest places on earth, learn all about snow and ice and animals that love sub-zero temperatures! Make sure to pack your mittens!

July 29 - August 2 - NAVIGATING NATURE

  • This week, Explore is headed into the great outdoors in our Navigating Nature camp. We will be exploring the lives of plants and animals that can be found in our own backyards as well as around Kingston! Together, we will learn about their importance in our world, the things they need to survive and ways we can protect them! Don’t forget your binoculars!

August 12-16 - COMMUNITY HELPERS

  • Join us as we explore close to home, learning all about helpers in our community! This week we will learn all about the important jobs done in our community by firefighters, teachers, police officers, doctors, construction workers and more!

August 19-23 - OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!

  • “Today’s the day, we’re on our way! We’re off to great places, we’re off and away!” – Dr. Seuss. We are off to explore the wonders of the World on a whirlwind tour of countries in 5 continents – South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Arctic! This week we will explore the different cultures, foods, celebrations, traditions and music. Grab your passport and away we go!

Explore Senior (grades 4 - 8)

July 8-12 - CANADA FROM COAST TO COAST

  • Oh Canada! Get ready for a cross-Canada road trip! This week we will travel from coast to coast learning all about what makes our country so great! We will explore Canada’s history, geography and Canadian heroes!

Additional Information

  • Total cost per week is $210 (*4 day holiday week, cost is $170).
  • Camp hours are from 9am-4pm, based in Mackintosh-Corry Hall on Queen's Campus.
  • Early care and after care hours beginning at 8am and going until 5pm are available upon request for an additional $35.
  • Each week we will be going on a Field Trip(s) that will complement our camp program!
  • Children with Special Needs may request to have a Special Needs Instructor

Contact Information

Explore Manager, Kathy Hoover

Executive Director, Caroline Birch

Phone: 613-533-6000 ext. 77214 (Kathy Hoover)

Email: explore.geography@queensu.ca

Fax: 613-533-6122

Website: http://www.queensu.ca/geographyandplanning/explore-camp

REFUND POLICY:

A camper is registered for a session when payment in full has been made
The administration fee is $50 Prior to June 15, payment is available for refund (less administration fee) upon cancellation. For cancelation on/after June 15, all payment are non-refundable.
No refund will be made for a camper who withdraws at any time after the start of their registered session. There is no reduction of fees for late arrival or early departure, nor is there a refund if a camper is required to leave per request by the management of Explore Camp.

Protection of Personal Information.

The personal information we collect from you on this form is collected under the authority of the Queen’s University Royal Charter, 1841, as amended, and is used for the following purposes: confirmation of eligibility, waiver of stated rights and registration purposes only. The information is held for one year after the date on the registration form, and protected from misuse by appropriate security measures. By signing this form you are consenting to your information being used for the above stated purposes. Questions regarding the collection or use of this personal information should be directed to Kathy Hoover, Department of Geography and Planning, 68 University Ave, Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6, or via telephone 613 533-6000 X77214 or via email at hooverk@queensu.ca.

Share with friends

Location

Queen’s University Department of Geography and Planning

Mac-Corry Hall Room E208

68 University Avenue

Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Save This Event

Event Saved