March break camps

Program information

March break camps


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About the program

Youth University is offering a week of exciting programs while school is out. Whether it is building the ultimate LEGO robot, creating your own comic strip or completing scientific challenges, we have something that will pique your child’s interest.

Programs run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and for the convenience of working parents, we offer complementary before and after care from 8:10 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 4:50 p.m.

Cost: $35 per camper per day

  Note: If you have registered with Youth University before you can login using your existing account.

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March 16 2015

Egyptology

Join us on a mysterious adventure through Egypt. You’ll learn about mummies, make your own board game based on Egyptian history and write your name in hieroglyphics. Remember to keep your eyes open for clues to Osiris’s treasure throughout the day

Stop motion

Join the world of stop motion creation as you and your team use LEGO and clay to sculpt, record, add voice-overs and produce your very own movie.

Robo tech

Back by popular demand, this radical robot camp is an introduction to building and programming robots using LEGO NXT robotics. Learn how to build and operate intelligent robots that can sense and respond to their environment.

 

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March 17 2015

Fashion diva designers

Do you have a passion for fashion and a desire to share your unique style with other fashionistas? Learn the fundamentals of fashion design as you create accessories, sew and crochet your way to the Extreme Fashion Design Challenge!

Medical mysteries

What is that nasty disease? Learn how medical professionals solve the mystery of disease by piecing together signs and symptoms. Learn to read x-rays, examine bacteria under a microscope, check for vitals, and more. You’ve seen the symptoms—now solve the mystery
 

Robo tech - Operation Stingray

Unleash the power of the next-gen LEGO Mindstorms EV3! Design your robot to sneak around covers, gather intel, and escape in a hurry. Program sensors to detect colour, temperature and sound as your team completes the operation.
 

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 March 18 2015

Marvels of magic

Ever wonder how Harry Houdini and David Copperfield became so famous? Learn the tricks of the trade as used by magicians as you perfect your card, coin, ring and illusion tricks! Dazzle an audience of friends at the end of the day at the YU Magic Extravaganza. They won’t believe their eyes!

Youth U-tube viral video

Think you have the greatest video idea? Share it with the world! Be a part of the entire production process, from scriptwriting to sound recording, digital video camera techniques, to critical viewing skills and digital editing. Show off your work at the end of the day—your video will be set to go viral .
 

Robo tech—mega maze

Build it, program it, then sit back and watch it go. In this camp you will design a variety of maze  challenges and then program your team’s robot to navigate the maze at top speed. Will you beat the YU record?

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March 19 2015

Art explorers

Are you creative? Explore new ways to express your artistic side through writing, drawing, photography and more. Each week will focus on a new talent and will encourage you use a variety of mediums to express your inner artist. No experience necessary, just bring your creativity and sense of adventure

Stop motion

Join the world of stop motion creation as you and your team use LEGO and clay to sculpt, record, add voice-overs and produce your very own movie.
 

Robo tech - extreme obstruction

Drive under, over and straight through it. You and your teammates will design, build and program a LEGO NXT robot to dodge or destroy every obstacle that gets in its way.

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March 20 2015

Amazing race

Are you ready to design the amazing race 2015? In this camp you’ll chart a path around campus choosing the locations and activities for the Amazing Race. Along the way you’ll learn about different countries, cultural facts and activities. Finish the day as a participant in the YU amazing race!

Game design

Do you have what it takes to create a virtual world? Use specialized software to learn about what it takes to create stunning and complex computer-generated environment. Put your ideas into action as you create your own video game level.

Advanced robotics programming

You’ve learned the basics. Now impress your friends with your advanced programming skills. Become an expert as we focus on light sensors, jumps, forks, split tasks and more. You’ll be a programming whiz in no time. This program is recommended for campers who have experience with LEGO NXT Robotics.
 

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