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Copy of Summer Camps 2022

We have an exciting line up of camps for Summer 2022!

In-person LEGO STEM camps at Dovercourt and the Soloway Jewish Community Centre are already full.  Our in-person camps are filling up at the Old Ottawa South Firehall, and registration for our City of Ottawa recreation centre camps will open at 9 pm on May 11, 2022.  

We are pleased to announce a partnership with Kanata Montessori, where we'll be delivering our specialty LEGO camps for 7 & 8 year olds and 9-13 year olds for multiple weeks this summer. Dates are posted and these are filling very quickly. On June 25, we added more camp spots for ages 7-8. 

For those who want a stay-at-home camp experience this summer, we are offering week-long, half-day Virtual LEGO STEM Adventures Camp through the City of Ottawa.   

Our current safety protocols.

 

In-Person Summer Camps 2022

KANATA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (KMS)

Kanata Montessori High School
275 Michael Cowpland Drive, Kanata, Front Entrance 

We're excited to offer these camps in partnership with Kanata Montessori where together we can offer STEM activities throughout the camp day.

LEGO® Engineering Camp             Ages 7-8             Ages 9-13
Half days with Orange STEM Education, Ottawa’s leader in LEGO Robotics and Engineering. You will learn LEGO Technic building skills, engineering principles, teamwork and organization. Hands-on projects will bring machines to life using motors and gears, and you will build pre-programmed Mindstorm® robots, and perform challenges. Half days with Kanata Camps staff on STEM focused activities in and around their MAKER Space.

Week 1    July 4-8               Ages 7-8                                 Ages 9-13     

Week 2    July 11-15                                                          Ages 9-13  only        

Week 3    July 18-22           Ages 7-8                                 Ages 9-13        

Week 7    Aug. 15-19          Ages 7-8                                 Ages 9-13 

Week 8    Aug. 22-26          Ages 7-8                                 Ages 9-13   

SPOTS AVAILABLE IN WEEK 7 & 8

All Orange STEM camps at KMS are $395.  Registration is now open at kanatacamps.com Direct link to our Specialty Camps. 

 

LEGO® Robotics and Coding      Ages 7-8              Ages 9-13
Half days with Orange STEM Education, Ottawa’s leader in LEGO Robotics and Engineering. You will build a selection of Mindstorm robots with legs, wheels and treads, and their task-related attachments. Using tablets, you will program sensor-driven robots to line-follow, navigate mazes and perform daily challenges. Half days with Kanata Camps staff on STEM focused activities in and around their MAKER Space.

Week 6    Aug. 8-12           Ages 7-8                                Ages 9-13 

All Orange STEM camps at KMS are $395.  Registration is now open at kanatacamps.com Direct link to our Specialty Camps. 

 

  

CITY OF OTTAWA CAMPS

HEADS UP...

The City eGuide is currently available but it contains a significant number of key errors in dates, barcodes and more. Please use the information below to choose your camps. Note that we are not running camps at St. Laurent.  

*** below denotes items that appear incorrectly in the CIty eGuide.

Use the barcode links below to directly access the correct registration pages for our camps. Also, you can browse under Children's General Interest LEGO Camps in the City registration system at ottawa.ca. There you will find the correct camp, date and barcode information. 

Carefully check the dates and details on the registration page when you register, as these are more accurate than the City eGuide. If in doubt, contact the Centre to confirm, or reach out to us.

Registration starts at 9 pm on May 11, 2022. Be ready, as these camps will fill quickly.

 

LEGO® Powered Up and Robotics  
Learn Technic building skills, engineering principles, teamwork and organization.  Hands-on projects bring machines to life using motors and gears. Introduction to building pre-programmed Mindstorms® robots and performing challenges.


South Fallingbrook   988 Valin Street, Orleans
July 18-22                   Ages 7-8            1625185 ***Revised Dates 

Chapman Mills  424 Chapman Mills Drive, Nepean
July 25-29                    Ages 7-8          1624843  *** Revised Dates  

Fred G. Barrett   3820 Leitrim Road, Gloucester
Aug. 8-12                     Ages 7-8          1624845
Aug. 8-12                     Ages  9-12       1624846

Nepean Sportsplex  1701 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean   
Aug. 22-26                  Ages 7-8           1626239 *** Revised Barcode  FULL

Rideauview  4310 Shoreline Drive, Gloucester
Aug. 29 - Sept. 2         Ages 9-12        1624847    SPOTS AVAILABLE

 

LEGO® EV3 Robotics  
Build a selection of EV3 robots, with legs, wheels and treads, and their task-related attachments. With tablets, program sensor-driven robots to line-follow, navigate mazes and perform daily challenges.

Nepean Sportsplex  1701 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean
July 4-8                       Ages 9-12          1625294    

South Fallingbrook   988 Valin Street, Orleans
July 18-22                   Ages 9-12          1634868 *** Revised Barcode and Dates 

Blackburn Hamlet   190 Glen Park Drive, Gloucester
 Aug 29 -Sept. 2          Ages 9-12          1634750 *** Revised Barcode and Dates  SPOTS AVAILABLE

 

Registration is onging.  Also see our Virtual City Camps further down this page.

 

OSCA AT OLD OTTAWA SOUTH FIREHALL 

LEGO® Robotics        
Build a selection of robots. With tablets, program sensor-driven robots to line-follow, navigate mazes and perform daily challenges. Camp activities with OSCA in the PM.

Week 1     July 4-8          Ages 8-12        $395    

Week 2     July 11-15       Ages 6-7          $395   

Week 4     July 25-29      Ages 8-12         $395    

Week 8     Aug. 22-26     Ages 6-7           $395    

Week 9     Aug. 29-Sept. 1  Ages 8-12     $325    4 day week   

Visit https://oldottawasouth.ca/ to register.     CAMPS FULL

 

LEGO® Engineering                
Learn Technic building skills, engineering principles and design methods.  Hands-on projects bring machines to life using motors and gears. Camp activities with OSCA in the PM.

Week 1     July 4-8          Ages 6-7          $395   

Week 2     July 11-15       Ages 8-12       $395   

Week 4     July 25-29      Ages 6-7          $395  

Week 8     Aug. 22-26     Ages 8-12        $395    

Week 9     Aug. 29-Sept. 1  Ages 6-7      $325   4-day week    

SPOTS AVAILABLE IN WEEK 8 and 9  

Visit https://oldottawasouth.ca/ to register.

 

SOLOWAY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE

LEGO® Mechanical Engineering & Robotics           

July 18 – July 22 or  Aug 15 - August 19   Ages 8 to 12
$350 Members • $390 Non-Members

Join Ottawa’s very own “LEGO Guy” Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education for hands-on LEGO Technic projects and challenges.  Campers will strengthen their LEGO building skills and their understanding of engineering principles plus learn about strong and stable structures, as well as gearing and drive systems.  While building LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots campers will learn the basics of EV3 programming with tablets to perform mini-challenges with their robots. A variety of camp games, activities and a daily swim complete the week of programming. 

These camps are full.  

 

DOVERCOURT COMMUNITY CENTRE

LEGO® Engineering            

July 11 – July 15         Ages 6-8        $392 

July 25 - July 29         Ages 8-10      $392        Dates Corrected

Learn Technic building skills, engineering principles, and design methods.  Hands-on projects bring machines to life using motors and gears.

These camps are full.  

 

Virtual Summer Camps 2022

CITY OF OTTAWA  

LEGO® STEM Adventures     

Build real and virtual LEGO projects at home using the new LEGO Technic set provided and your computer. Learn LEGO building techniques as you construct several mechanical Technic projects. Develop your own Technic project. Learn to use LEGO Studio 2.0, a LEGO CAD program, as you build a variety of virtual engineering and architecture projects. Build a virtual LEGO Minecraft project. Create online instructions for your own Technic build. Render your virtual LEGO projects to look incredibly real. Virtually build a Mindstorms® EV3 or NXT robot. Learn to code and simulate robot sounds and movements online. Perform maze navigation as well as object and colour detection challenges. Learn about electronic concepts, components and circuits, and breadboard in a safe virtual environment.

You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and connect to Zoom, and you will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration. Includes your own LEGO® Technic set - available for pickup before the start of camp.

Week 3  July 18 - 22, 2022      Ages 7-8   1-3 pm         1624384   SPOTS 

Week 7  August 15-19, 2022   Ages 8-12  1-3 pm        1624433    FULL

The City eGuide for Virtual Camps is now available. See page 3 for these camps. Registration is ongoing.     

 

Original Summer Camps  

For future reference, these are our original Summer and March Break Camps:  

LEGO® Junior Robotics & Coding       (Ages 7-8) 

With a partner, build smart Power Functions machines, and Ian's unique Mindstorms® EV3 robots. Solve challenges using tablet-based coding; program your robot's sounds, lights, screen images, and movements.

 

LEGO® Electronics         (Ages 7-8   OR   Ages  9-14)                 
LEGO engineering with a focus on electronics!  Learn about electronics concepts, components and systems. Use a modular circuit building tool to create circuits that will power LEGO machines and projects.

 

LEGO® Powered Up & Robotics      (Ages 7-8   OR   Ages  9-14)              
Learn Technic building skills, engineering principles, teamwork and organization.  Hands-on projects bring machines to life using motors and gears. Introduction to building pre-programmed Mindstorms® robots and performing challenges.

    
LEGO®  EV3 Robotics     (Ages 9-14)  
Build a selection of EV3 robots, with legs, wheels and treads, and their task-related attachments. With tablets, program sensor-driven robots to line-follow, navigate mazes and perform daily challenges.

 

To learn more about the mix of programming upcoming for Summer 2022, contact:  ian@orangestem.ca 

 

Updated: August 10, 2022