Location: From your home! A link to join our virtual classroom will be provided in a separate email once you have registered.
Ages: 4 - 7
Dates & Times: Monday - Friday from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm EST (Toronto time zone) throughout the summer.
- All children must be supervised by a parent/guardian for the duration of the class.
- In order to participate in the class, you will need to download Zoom. Your Zoom display name MUST match either the name of the adult listed upon registration or your child’s name in order to be permitted to join the class.
- For all classes that involve the use of an app (e.g. coding, video game design, etc), you will need 2 devices in order to join the class; 1 device of any kind to view the instructor on and 1 tablet to use the app on. You will need to download the app prior to the start of the class. A phone is not recommended due to the small screen size.
If you have completed your registration before the Saturday preceding the start of the virtual camp, you will receive a full onboarding email by 10:30 am on Saturday morning prior to the start of camp.
If you complete your registration on or after the Saturday preceding the start of the virtual camp, you will receive a full onboarding email by 10:30 am on the Sunday morning prior to the start of camp.
Please add [email protected] to your approved contacts list in order to ensure you receive all email communications.
Please note that enrolment for all virtual summer camps closes at 10:00 am the Sunday prior to the start of camp in order to allow for adequate time for clients to review our onboarding materials.
You are responsible for reviewing the onboarding email in detail and being prepared with all materials before the class start time. Class starts promptly at 11:45 am.
Please click here to download our Virtual Learning Safety Guidelines to learn more about our shared responsibility to support student safety and privacy in our online classes.
Please click here to download our Digital Citizenship Guide to understand how to be a respectful online student.
Week 6 | August 4 -7* | Media Moguls
*no class on Monday, August 3 due to holiday
The connections between art and tech are ever-growing. This week, students will create a different "movie prop" each day. At the end of the week, all students will join our live storytelling session where we use our props to animate the story!
Week 7 | August 10 - 14 | Game Design Gurus
Why just play video games when you can make them? Join us as we go through the journey of a video game designer and learn how to design, create, and program your very own fully playable video game using Bloxels!
- A larger mobile device, iPad, or Android tablet
- Bloxels EDU App
- Stylus (optional)
As part of your registration in this camp, you will be provided temporary access to a Bloxels EDU account for the duration of the camp. Access will be terminated at the end of the camp. If you wish to retain access to your child's account, you can be provided with lifetime access to the account as part of the "Bloxels Take Home Program" for a fee of $10 USD. STEM Minds is in no way associated with Bloxels and this purchase is optional. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information.
Week 8 | August 17 - 21 | Industrious Engineers
Ready to take a deep dive into the world of engineering? Every day students will participate in a different LEGO build challenge as they learn important concepts related to the engineering design process, strong and stable structures, and more!
Lego base (optional)
Week 9 | August 24 - 28 | Computer Captains
Ready to learn a new language? Explore a variety of coding challenges, activities, and apps as you learn the fundamentals of code!
Week 10 | August 31 – September 4 | STEAM Explorers
Become an explorer in the world of STEM as you spend each day discovering a new topic. From learning to code, to creating your own video game, to fun STEM crafts and activities, there has never been a better time to start on your #fearlesslearning journey!
Monday: Coding | Tuesday: STEAM Craft | Wednesday: Video Game Design | Thursday: STEAM Craft | Friday: LEGO Challenge