Schedule & Registration

Space Camp at Western will run for 8 weeks in 2017, during the months of July and August.


Themes

This year we will be offering summer camps with two distinct themes. This will allow you to register your child for two consecutive weeks. The detailed schedule for each theme will be announced in June 2017.

Theme 1: Journey to Mars

  • During this week, campers will be preparing for a mission to Mars through various activities such as mapping possible landing sites, designing mission, and building rover using Lego Mindstorms to traverse the Martian Landforms.

Theme 2: Journey through the Universe

  • In this week, the campers will learn about the celestial bodies, big and small, in our Solar System as well as in the Universe! Activities may include building your own Solar System, creating a cosmic calendar and a visit to the Cronyn Observatory to test their own star finding tools.

Cost

  • $250.00 for 5 day weeks (Week 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8)
  • $200.00 for 4 day week (Week 6)

Schedule & Registration for 2017

Online Registration

In order to register and pay online, you must create an account. Creation of an account can be found under Parents Area, Create Account (or please click here to create an account). You will then be able to register under Parents Area, Register Child.

Paper Registration

Registration is also possible via a printable PDF. Please complete the following Registration Form: RegistrationForm_CPSXSpaceCamp2017

Send the form along with a cheque of the full amount, payable to ‘Western University’ to the following address:
Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX)
Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Science
Western Science Centre, Room 191
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
London, ON
CANADA N6A 5B7

Registration is now open for 2017.

Choose from one of the two following options based on the grade your child will complete in June 2017.

Group A: Age 9-11 (Completed Grade 3/4/5)

Week
Theme
Week Status
Week 1: July 3-7
1
OPEN
Week 2: July 10-14
2
OPEN
Week 5: July 31-August 4
1
FULL
Week 6: August 8-11*
2
FULL

*Please Note: Week 6 is a 4-day week due to Civic Holiday. As this is a shorter Week, the price for the camp is reduced.

Group B: Age 12-14 (Completed Grades 6/7)

Week
Theme
Week Status
Week 3: July 17-21
1
OPEN
Week 4: July 24-28
2
OPEN
Week 7: August 14-18
1
OPEN
Week 8: August 21-25
2
OPEN

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • All cancellation and refund requests must be sent via e-mail to spacecamp@uwo.ca two weeks prior to the camp’s start date. No refunds will be issued if the request is made less than two weeks of the start date of the camp.
  • A 15% non-refundable administration fee is applied to any and all cancellations.
  • There are no refunds issued for the days during which your child is not present during the registered days.
  • If you choose to modify the attendance details, including the week or the age group, the request must be submitted in writing two weeks prior to the camp’s start date. In this instance, a $15.00 change fee will be administered to your account.
  • In all circumstances, a full refund will be issued for withdrawals due to medical reasons, with appropriate medical documentation provided.
  • No refunds will be made in the event of university closure.