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Online Summer Sessions

For youth in grades 4-8

Online Summer STEAM sessions
for kids in grades 4-8


LAUNCH is once again offering fun, interactive STEAM activities for kids online this summer!

These hour-long online sessions have just the right mix of programming to keep kids engaged in science, technology, engineering, art, and math all summer long.

Online sessions feature live coaches demonstrating hands-on, fun STEAM activities including Scratch coding, TinkerCAD, hands-on STEAM and more!

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STEAM Skills Mini Summer Camp Sessions

  • Designed for participants in grades 4 through 8 (younger participants welcome)

  • Sessions run online Monday to Friday, July 13 to August 25, 2023

  • All session times are post in EST

  • Live online 60-minute sessions (webinar style) via Zoom

  • Cost: FREE! 

Animal Adventures - July 10-14

Calling all budding biologists, veterinarians and animal lovers! Join us to explore the wonderful world of wildlife on planet earth. Activities include designing animal prosthetics to learning about the bone structures of different creatures and everything in between.

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Explore how to create an animal cell in TinkerCAD

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your own slimy worm race!

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Build a Flappy Bird game in Scratch

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your very own origami balancing bird

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Guess and design animal x-rays

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build an animal bridge in TinkerCAD or using supplies at home

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design your very own bird feeder

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn about and design your own pollinator garden

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn how fish adapt to their environments

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Join us to learn about the Greenovation Challenge!

 

July 17- 21 - Space Week

Are you dreaming of being an astronaut?! You won't want to miss this week where we'll build our own rockers, code an astronaut in zero gravity and learn all about the wonders of space.

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Explore the solar system using TinkerCAD

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your own solar system with supplies from home!

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn about and build your own constellations

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Join us to learn about the Greenovation Challenge!

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Create a lost in space game in Scratch

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Design your own moon lander!

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design a Mars habitat in TinkerCAD

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Map out a mission to Mars!

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a rocket and satellite in TinkerCAD

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build a rocket out of cups!

 

July 24- 28 - Ocean Explorers

Curious about life under the sea? Join us as we explore life under water and learn about shark movement, how to build a boat and other ocean activities.

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Build your very own boat with supplies from home

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm.
    Design a submarine in TinkerCAD

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a hovercraft in TinkerCAD

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Join us to learn about the Greenovation Challenge!

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a fish feeding game in Scratch

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn about water cycles and the environment

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn how fish adapt to their environments

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Explore the amazing properties of water

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design and code a marble run in TinkerCAD

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build a marble run with supplies from home!

 

July 31 - August 4 - Animal Adventures

Calling all budding biologists, veterinarians and animal lovers! Join us to explore the wonderful world of wildlife on planet earth. Activities include designing animal prosthetics to learning about the bone structures of different creatures and everything in between.

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Guess and design animal x-rays

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build an animal bridge in TinkerCAD or using supplies at home

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code your own Flappy Bird game in Scratch

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create a balancing origami bird!

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Create an animal cell in TinkerCAD

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your own slimy worm race!

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design your very own bird feeder

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn about and design your own pollinator-friendly garden

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn how fish adapt to their environments

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Code your own garden-themed game!

 

August 8 - 11 - Space Week
Are you dreaming of being an astronaut?! You won't want to miss this week where we'll build our own rockers, code an astronaut in zero gravity and learn all about the wonders of space.

  •  Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Explore the solar system using TinkerCAD

  •  Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your own solar system with supplies from home!

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a rocket and satellite in TinkerCAD

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build your own rocket!

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design a habitat on Mars using TinkerCAD

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Map out a mission to Mars!

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a Lost in Space game in Scratch

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Design your own moon lander!

 

August 14 - 18 - Ocean Explorers
Curious about life under the sea? Join us as we explore life under water and learn about shark movement, how to build a boat and other ocean activities.

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Build your very own boat with supplies from home

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Design a submarine in TinkerCAD

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn how fish adapt to their environments

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Explore the amazing properties of water

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a fish feeding game in Scratch

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn about water cycles and the environment

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Code a hovercraft in TinkerCAD

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn how particles and dirt are filtered out of water

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design and code a marble run in TinkerCAD

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Build a marble run with supplies from home!

 

August 21 - 25 - Coach's Favourites
Explore each Coach's favourite STEAM activities! From building dinosaurs, windmills and the fastest paper airplanes, to learning about energy and how to make seed paper, these sessions are sure to put the fun in STEAM!

  • Monday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Unleash your creativity and build a 3D replica of long-extinct creatures!

  • Monday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    It's time to rock! Exploring geological cross sections

  • Tuesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Learn how to design the fastest paper plane!

  • Tuesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Code your own balloon popping game in Scratch

  • Wednesday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Build a cotton ball launcher using supplies at home!

  • Wednesday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Create your own paper using seeds

  • Thursday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Explore how light and colours are created

  • Thursday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Learn about energy and how it is generated

  • Friday - 9:30am and 2:30pm
    Design and build your own windmill

  • Friday - 11:30am and 4:30pm
    Plan and design a 3D sustainable house in TinkerCAD

 

Sign up for a whole week and attend as many sessions as you like!

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