Upcoming Camps

 

           

 

NOTE: All X-Chem Outreach camps are tentatively schedule and dependant upon provincial and StFX COVID-19 protocols.  Camps could be cancelled with short notice.

STFX Campus Summer Camps 2022

Registration begins April 6th 2022.  Camp Location: StFX Physical Science Centre, Antigonish.  Camp Hours: 9am-3pm

Camps are 4 days in length and will follow any provincial and StFX COVID-19 protocols in place in July/August.  Details will be updated closer to camp time.

Each camp is geared towards the specified age groups with challenges varying from beginner to advanced. Campers can be registered in the camps for the grade which they are going into, ie. a child finishing Grade 2 should be enrolled in a Grade 3-4 camp. Exceptions can be made, within reason.​

Note: Wait lists will be available for camps that are full!  Full camps are indicated with wait list links in our schedule below.

CAMP GRADES CONTENT DATES CAMP FEE
Molecules 5 - 8

Chemistry

Mon Jul 4 - Thurs Jul 7 FULL

Wait List

$80
Codemaker I 1 - 4 Girls Coding 

Mon Jul 4 - Thurs Jul 7 FULL

Wait List

FREE
Atoms 3 - 4 Chemistry

Mon Jul 11 - Thurs Jul 14

Wait List

$80
Codemaker II 1-2

Intro to Computers & Simple Coding

Mon Jul 11 - Thurs Jul 14 FULL

Wait List

FREE
Elements 1 - 2 Chemistry

Mon Jul 18 - Thurs Jul 21 FULL

Wait List

$80
Codemaker III 3 - 4 Coding Activities

Mon Jul 18 - Thurs Jul 21 FULL

Wait List

FREE
Pipets 1 - 4 Girls Science

Mon Jul 25 - Thurs Jul 28 FULL

Wait List

$80
Discovery 5 - 8 Science

*Tues Aug 2 - Fri Aug 5 FULL

Wait List

$80
Trailblazers 1 - 2 Science

Mon Aug 8 - Thurs Aug 11 FULL

Wait List

$80
Codemaker IV 4 - 6 Intro to Programing

Mon Aug 8 - Thurs Aug 11 FULL

Wait List

FREE
Adventure 3 - 4 Science

Mon Aug 15 - Thurs Aug 18 FULL

Wait List

$80
**Codemaker V 6 - 8

Coding with Simple Programing

Mon Aug 15 - Thurs Aug 18 FULL

Wait List

FREE

**Some experience is required for Codemaker V. 

Camp Registration is advised to be as early as possible. Registration will cease once camps are full.  Camp T-Shirts will not be available for Summer 2022.

Elements, Atoms and Molecules will be exposed to exciting chemistry demos as well as conduct hands on experiments that will capture your imagination!

Trail Blazer, Adventure, Discovery, and Inspire camps will be exploring the worlds of chemistry, biology, physics, earth science, computer science, engineering and much more!

Codemaker campers will take a look at the inner workings of computers, use various software and Makey-Makey interfaces, learn the ideas behind programming, build items using electronic kits, and program robots and computers at various levels of complexity. 

To Register:

- Camp registration begins April 6th.  To register, click link in schedule for the camp you wish to register for.

 

Community Camps Summer Schedule 2022

This year X-Chem is offering STEM camps in various communities in coordination with SchoolsPlus!  Our Community Camps are FREE thanks to funding from our generous sponsors.  Camp hours are from 9am to 2:30pm and will follow any provincial and StFX COVID-19 protocols in place in July/August.  Details will be updated closer to camp time.

COMMUNITY GRADES LOCATION DATES CAMP FEE
Guysborough 1 - 4 CECGA July 4th - 6th FREE
Guysborough 5 - 8 CECGA July 7th - 8th FREE
Monastery 1 - 4 EAECA July 11th - 12th FREE
Monastery 5 - 8 EAECA July 13th - 14th FREE
Canso 1 - 8 FECCA July 18th - 19th FREE
St Peter's 1 - 4 EREC

July 19-20 Full

Wait List

FREE
St Peter's 5 - 8 EREC July 21st - 22nd FREE
Inverness 5 - 8   July 25th - 26th FREE
Port Hood 1 - 4 BEC July 25th - 26th FREE
Inverness 1 - 4   July 27th - 28th FREE
Port Hood 5 - 8 BEC July 27th - 28th FREE
Port Hawkesbury 1 - 4 TEC

Aug 2nd - 3rd Full

Wait List

FREE
Sherbrooke 5 - 8 SMECA Aug 2nd - 3rd FREE
Port Hawkesbury 5 - 8 TEC

Aug 4th - 5th FULL

Wait List

FREE
Sherbrooke 1 - 4 SMECA Aug 4th - 5th FREE
Louisdale 1 - 4 RECA Aug 8th - 9th FREE
Whycocomagh 5 - 8 WEC Aug 8th - 9th FREE
Louisdale 5 - 8 RECA CANCELLED FREE
Whycocomagh 1 - 4 WEC Aug 10th - 11th FREE

To Register:

- To register for camps in Guysborough, Canso, and Monastery please contact SchoolPlus Community Outreach Worker Amanda Millar by email

- To register for camps in Sherbrooke please contact SchoolsPlus Community Outreach Worker Jenna Cameron by email or phone (902) 631-6068

- To register for camps in Inverness please contact SchoolsPlus Community Outreach Worker Diane MacDonald by email or phone (902) 258-7372

- To register for camps in St Peter's, Port Hood, Port Hawkesbury, Louisdale, and Whycocomagh please click the link for the camp you wish to register for found in the Community Camp schedule above.  Online registration begins Friday May 13th at 9am.

 

Camp Pricing

Camp fees are indicated in the camp schedule and can be paid by cash or cheque made out to X-Chem Outreach.  For Summer 2022 we are requesting that camp fees are paid on the first day of the camp.  Codmaker camps are being offered for free for Summer 2022.

Bursary ProgramWe believe every child should have the opportunity to attend summer camp. Bursaries are available to cover 50% and 100% of the camp registration fees if necessary.  Bursary applications must be submitted at least 1 week prior to the start of the camp your child wishes to attend.  To apply for a bursary online click here

 

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