March break camps

Program information

March break camps


About the program

Youth University is offering a week of exciting programs for youth in grades 3 through 8 while school is out. Whether it is building the ultimate LEGO robot, creating your own art portfolio or completing vehicle 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 drop off as early as 8:30 and pick up as late as 4:30. We do offer before and after care from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. at a cost of $40/week or $8/day

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 14 2016

Maker Monday will enable your kids to work with themes from science, technology, engineering, art, and math to create various projects using provided tools and materials. Our goal is to inspire and empower kids to think, design, experiment and create! 



March 15 2016

Robotics Vehicle Challenge
Build it and they will come. Your team will compete to design and build the fastest, strongest, smallest, largest, lightest, heaviest, most manoeuvrable, most durable, and coolest LEGO NXT robot vehicle to accomplish a variety of tasks.


Spa Science
It’s pure indulgence…scientific indulgence! Allow your mind, body and spirit to be pampered as you explore the science behind spa treatments and products. Learn how to make shampoo, soap and body spray as you create your own product line with secret and exclusive mixtures from the Youth University spa science lab and factory.
YU 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 on Friday – your video will be set to go viral.

 March 16 2016

Robotics-Just Dance

Did you know that Robots can dance?  Learn how to program your LEGO NXT to move and groove to today’s hits. Campers will build and program their robots to dance, spin, move side to side or even do the moon walk.

YU Zoo
Do you love animals? Join us on an adventure around the world as we take a look at famous zoos and exotic animals. Learn about what it takes to run a zoo and care for animals as you create your own public zoo, complete with animals in their unique habitats.
Game Design – RPG
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.
March 17 2016
Robotics 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.
Star Performer
Do you dream of seeing your name in lights? Do you want to be an actor on TV? This camp will get you ready for your big break in show business. Come learn acting and voice techniques as you take part in theatre games, improv, and physical theatre.
Epic Engineers –Vehicle challenge
Create blueprints, design, build, test, rebuild and destroy! In this camp you’ll learn about the different technologies used to make vehicles as you create your own experimental designs. Join the YU road-race or test-fly your orbital design throughout the week.



March 18 2016

Advanced Robotics
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.
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 to use a variety of mediums to express your inner artist. No experience necessary, just bring your creativity and sense of adventure!
Minecraft YU Edition
Are you a builder, crafter, miner or farmer? Unleash your imagination to design a shared virtual world. Create, explore, and utilize game design strategies as you create compelling levels and work together in the Minecraft world.



YU Leaders (grade 8)

Everyone has the skills to serve as a role model, think of
this opportunity as the start of your pathway to leadership
success. Discover the principles of youth program design as
well as individual and group development, while exploring
your own personal leadership style and values.
You will:
• tap into your personal leadership skills
• develop effective interpersonal communication skills
• gain the confidence to overcome obstacles and
accomplish goals
• receive a certificate for 40 hours of volunteer service


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