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iC Tech Summer Day Camp

Ages 6-12. Co-ed.

 

We believe that students gain the most knowledge through hands-on and engaging experiences. Therefore all classes will allow students to see, learn and than try themselves.

 

Our Programs Offer 2 Streams:

  • Robotics and Engineering. For ages 6-9 and 10-12. Ratio 1:10.
  • Cartoon Maker, Game design. For ages 6-9 and 10-12. Ratio 1:10.

Robotics
Children design, program, and test robots on special playing fields to see how well they work. It is a process very similar to the one applied by cutting-edge companies when they develop new  products. Children work in teams of two and are encouraged to try different strategies when designing and programming the robots. Through this approach they develop:

  • Team work and communication skills.
  • Problem solving and engineering skills.
  • An understanding of the fact that there is not one “correct” answer to a practical problem, but a number of possible solutions.

Engineering 
Why do bicycles have gears? What makes a pendulum swing? How do pulleys make heavy loads lighter? Build some machines of your own and discover what makes them work – from simple machines, cars, and Morse communicators to real rockets! Kids work in teams of two engineers to assemble, test and race motorized cars. Each car includes: an electromagnetic motor, battery power pack, circuits, gears, eye screws, wheels and more! Once assembled, each child gets to personalize their car with authentic race car stickers.

 

Cartoons Maker
This summer children’s camp is perfect for active and imaginative younger students wanting to explore a camp in digital art and introductory graphic design. Students will flex their artistic muscles with this fun, creative, hands-on course. If you are just beginning to experiment with digital technology, this course is a great choice. New and returning students will find the right challenge with our brand new curriculum.

 

Game design, Programming, Apps development
Have you ever wanted to be able to design computer games but didn’t want to spend countless hours learning how to become a programmer? Then the game-maker workshop is just right for you. This course teaches the essentials of game design, discussing each game genre and letting you try them all as you learn about their features through hands-on game play. Through hands-on projects and help from your camp counselor, you’ll get a solid feel for the basic skills of game design in only one week!

 

Limited number of sports are available. Registrations will be completed  on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Fee: $420/week. Lunch is included. Before or after camp care are available (optional) – $30/week.

 

 

Overnight Camp for English-Speaking Students
Ages 14-17

 

The educational summer program is offered for 14-17 years old local students. The program is combined from Computer Science, Engineering, Robotics classes, and field trips. This is a great opportunity for students to earn credit, to participate in indoor and outdoor activities and field trips and educational environment.

 

Specialization

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering/Robotics
  • Technology

Fee: $1800 for 2 weeks.

 

 

Overnight Camp for International Students
Ages 10-17

 

This program is ideal for students aiming to improve their skills in listening, speaking, and understanding the English language at a higher level. All classes are taught by Ontario Certified Teachers with specialized training in ESL instruction.

 

Summer Programs

  • English + Engineering / Robotics
  • English + Game Design / Cartoons Maker

Students will learn using a wide variety of techniques and materials including role play activities, classroom technology, and most importantly real-life conversation, which is the most integral part of any class.

 

In addition, students will participate in one of two technology-based workshop streams: Robotics Engineering or Games and Apps Development. Working on these projects alongside local Canadian students will aid the development of linguistic and social skills in a team-based environment with their own peers.

 

After 4 pm, student’s exploration will continue. At this time, international students will participate in a variety of trips and activities based around some of Toronto (and Canada’s) most well-known and historical locations. Students will be able to explore culturally-relevant areas and activities, including Canada’s Wonderland, Niagara Falls, Downtown Toronto, and Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre. Students will learn about Canada, its culture, and contributions to past and present while having a great time with new friends in fun and exciting environments.

 

Fee: $2700 for 2 weeks.

 

 

Just for Fun Day Camp

 

Outdoor Sport
This dynamic sports program is designed with emphasis placed on fun and skill development. Each day will include two hours of a variety of activities: Football, Soccer, Floor Hockey, Team Building Activities and other cooperative games. Concepts such as teamwork and fair play are always emphasized. Campers will play games and mini tournaments.


Art/Origami
These programs allow campers to develop skills and explore new interests. This camp is perfect for campers who want to try a little bit of everything. A different theme will be presented each day. Campers will enjoy daily activities such as painting, clay modeling, jewelry making, origami. and other skill building activities. This program is designed to allow children to have fun through art and crafts.


Interactive Fitness
This program is based on what kids want to do – have fun, be competitive, interact socially, and feel good and look good without the difficulties of traditional exercise! So what exactly is Interactive Fitness? It may include the Wii Station where kids can play conventional programs but with a modified controller so that the players must move their bodies in order to move the characters on screen, incorporating isometrics into popular video games.


*Please note all activities will be vary from session to session



















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