KELOWNA SATURDAY CLUBS
Our year-round Saturday clubs are an exciting mix of science and engineering activities. Clubs include hands-on projects, demos, design challenges, lab tours, and guest mentors! All clubs are taught by experienced university students with a passion for their field of study.
The activities done at clubs are different each year. Our team of Instructors plan the curriculum on a week-by-week basis so they can tailor each week to fit the clubs participants, so we cannot provide exact schedules. The table below should give you a general idea of the activities we have done in the past.
We bring in mentors or go on a field trip at least once per term, and our camps include a wide range of science and engineering topics. We avoid repeated activities that have occurred in the last three years to avoid kids experiencing the same club – so every week, get ready for a brand new week of science and engineering!
When and where do the clubs run?
2019/2020 clubs will run every Saturday morning from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the UBC EME Building. Information on the specific location for each club will be emailed out the week before clubs begin.
You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-807-8890.
Fall Session Dates (8 sessions) :
- September 21, 28
- October 5, 19, 26
- November 2, 9, 16, 31
*Note that there are no clubs on October 12 due to Thanksgiving weekend.
Winter Session Dates (8 sessions) :
- January 18,25
- February 1, 8, 29
- March 7, 14, 21
*Note that there are no clubs on the 15th and the 22nd of February due to Family Day and the University’s Spring Reading Break.
*Note that there are no clubs on March 28 due to Spring Break.
A S.T.E.M. club for kids in grades 3-4! Activities in the past have included 3D pens, building biodomes, magnetism experiments, egg drop design challenges and and ecosystem adaptations.
A S.T.E.M. club for kids in grades 5-7! Activities in the past have included LEGO Mindstorms, using Makey Makey to build controllers for games, magnetism experiments, and designing earthquake resistant towers.
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To make our clubs available to everyone, we will be offering bursaries to families that have demonstrated financial need. Details about the bursary program can be found here.