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LAUNCH Waterloo.

Inspire. Imagine. Create.

Programs

LAUNCH Waterloo is a new, not-for-profit organization with a bold vision: to develop a unique space in Waterloo Region where creativity, curiosity and culture thrive.

LAUNCH programs inspire young people to embrace their own unique imagination and creativity through STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts and math – activities and programming.

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LAUNCH includes:

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Waterloo Region Minor STEAM Association

The Waterloo Region Minor STEAM Association will offer year-long programs for children and youth in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Teams and leagues will explore areas of STEAM in a fun, interactive and progressive format inspriring young people to explore the fields in their education and careers.

a young child using engineering tools

Exploration Zone

LAUNCH will be a place to celebrate creativity and the unique culture of Waterloo Region. Through interactive exhibits, events and a community recognition program, LAUNCH will become the place to gather, explore and celebrate.

a young child using engineering tools

Co-Lab

Co-Lab will be a youth innovation lab. Young people will explore the latest technologies, tackle innovation challenges and have the opportunity to learn from local mentors, community partners, corporations, artists and researchers.