Summer Camps

Free In-person & Virtual Summer Camps. Coming Soon.

SUMMER CAMPS 2022!

Welcome to Summer and Brilliant Labs camps.  We will be announcing our FREE in-person & virtual sessions for grades 1+ soon.

  This summer youth can learn in-person in various communities across Atlantic Canada.  We will also be offering virtual special interest camps that can be accessed from anywhere that has an internet connection.  Stay tuned for upcoming camp details. 

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STUDENT ENGAGEMENTS

TEACHER CONNECTIONS & PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

MAKERSPACES, SCHOOL CONNECTIONS & FUNDED BRILLIANT PROJECTS

SPECIAL EVENTS & CODING WORKSHOPS

Morning Virtual Special Interest Camps

Art-chitecture | July 18-22

Did you know the Sydney Opera House was inspired by an orange peel?  Or The Taipei 101 Tower was inspired by a bamboo plant, which stands as a symbol of strength, resilience, and elegance? What else around us can inspire the buildings of tomorrow? Think like an architect using everyday materials to explore new heights!

Grades 1+
10:00 – 11:00 am (ADT) | Register here by July 13th

Above and Beyond: Space Exploration | July 25-29

Space is vast and complex! From the wandering planets to the trillions of stars, this camp will focus on our solar system and beyond. We launch in 10…9…8…, hope to see you there!

Grades 2+
10:00 – 11:00 am (ADT) |
Registration here by July 20th

S.P.I.E.S. : Mission to Save the Planet | Aug 2 - 5

Our agents have reports of injustices all over the planet! Animal habitats have fragmented and plastics are piling in the ocean. Your job as an agent is to stop the mayhem from spreading into your community. Do you accept your mission?

Grades 1+
10:00 – 11:00 am (ADT) | Register here by July 27th

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Home is Where the ART is | August 8th-12th

Calling all artists! Come and learn new artistic techniques to enhance your skills! This packed week of fun we’ll learn how to paint seascapes, sketch a portrait, design realistic and abstract art, and everything in between. So grab your paintbrush and join us for this ‘state of the art’ camp!

Grades 4+
10:00 – 11:00 am (ADT) | Register here before August 3rd

A Math-tastic Journey | August 15th-19th

 Hello, fellow brainiacs! Math is all around us… if you know where to look! Discover the many ways math influences our everyday lives, and its usefulness in describing the real and the imaginary. Join us and explore our fascinating world under a new lens on this math-tastic journey!

Grades 4+
10:00 – 11:00 am (ADT)|
Registration here by August 10th

AFTERNOON VIRTUAL SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPS

Entrepreneurship | July 11th-15th

Do you have a business or invention idea? Do you have a game, app, service, or product you are looking to develop but need help?  This camp is for you.  Come with your ideas and let us help you make them reality! 

Grades 4+
1:00-2:00pm ADT | Registration here by July 4th

Keeping the Ocean in Motion | July 18-22

Splash! There is so much we don’t know about the ocean. But one thing’s for sure- it needs our help. Dive with us as we uncover secrets of the oceans, recognize the issues that oceans are facing, and discuss modern solutions to massive problems! 

Grades 2+
1:00-2:00pm (ADT) | Register here by July 13th

MakerFun | July 25th-29th

Create solutions to everyday problems using everyday materials in this fun-filled week of hands-on activities!

Grades 1+

1:00-2:00pm ADT | Register here by July 18th

Teacher Virtual Learning Resources

Web Development | Aug 2 - 5

Have you ever wondered how websites are made? This is your chance to find out! You will get to make a two page website on something you are interested in using the same languages every website is based on, including HTML5 and CSS!

Requirements: 

A reasonable computer 

An internet connection capable of streaming

Windows 10/11 preferred but not required

Webcam and mic preferred but not required

Install Visual Studio Code (will do together)

Grade 6+

1:00-2:30 pm (ADT)| Register here by July 27th

Cyber Security | August 8th-12th

Learn about internet safety and privacy as you learn about the exciting world of cyber security! Learn to protect our computer and network from hackers!

System requirements: Dual core CPU or better; 4GB RAM but 8GB is recommended; At least 2GB of free storage space is required; Keyboard and mouse is required; Windows 10 or Mac OS; Reliable Internet connection; Anydesk software you can download it here!

Grades 6+

1:00-2:00pm ADT | Register here by August 1st

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Develop Your Own Youtube Channel | August 15th-19th

Hey-guys!” Watching YouTube is ok, but being on YouTube with your own channel is Brilliant! Learn everything you need to know to get started on making your own content, developing your brand, and engaging your audience.

Grades 6+

1:00-2:00pm ADT | Register here by  August 8th

In Person Summer Camps

Brilliant Labs’ STEAM Camps are provided free-of-charge to nonprofit and youth-serving organizations, community centres, libraries, and municipalities to support youth education and empowerment in Atlantic Canada! 

Throughout the summer, Brilliant Labs visits multiple community partners across Atlantic Canada to provide weeklong in person sessions.

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR BRILLIANT STEAM CAMP PARTNERS!

Many thanks to our community, library, municipal, and youth-serving partners for participating in Brilliant Labs’ natural maker and virtual camps this summer.

Special thanks to our funders for supporting Brilliant Labs’ free, STEAM Camps in Atlantic Canada. Thank you!

Give Today!

SUMMER CAMPS AND OTHER YOUTH PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY PEOPLE LIKE YOU.  YOUR GIFT WILL HELP US CONTINUE TO OFFER FREE YOUTH PROGRAMS AND  TEACHER SUPPORT.  THANK-YOU!

We are here to help teachers, youth, and communities innovate and develop a sustainable and socially responsible entrepreneurial spirit.