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Session: Engineering Insights Academy (Gr 9-11) (Carleton University STEM Camps)

Engineering Insights Academy (Gr 9-11)

By: Carleton University STEM Camps

About this Program:

  • Day Camp
  • Age 13 - 17 (Coed)
  • Specialized in STEM and Leadership (multi), offers 15 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $325
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support available


1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6

Create a memorable summer experience at our Carleton University-based STEM Academy. Youth explore hands-on projects and learn from passionate Carleton University STEM student instructors. Our curriculum is brand new each summer to ensure a relevant and engaging educational journey for every participant. 

Academy programs are offered in 1 week sessions, running from 9:15am to 3:15pm. We have a lunch break and an outdoor recess each day, with small breaks throughout. Extended care option (for an additional fee) allows drop-off from 8 a.m. and pick-up until 5 p.m.

Our Summer Academy stands apart from traditional summer camps by offering an emphasis on real-world applications and practical skill development. Our program features insights from industry professionals, providing participants with valuable exposure to various careers and university programs. We prioritize the cultivation of leadership skills and the development of essential soft skills, ensuring a holistic and impactful learning experience that goes beyond the ordinary summer camp setting.

Join the Engineering Insights Academy for a summer of exploration, innovation, and leadership development. Ignite the spark of curiosity and set the stage for a future filled with limitless possibilities in the world of engineering! Students will have the unique opportunity to interact with role models from various engineering backgrounds, gaining valuable perspectives on potential career paths.

Take things a step further as we provide and practice engineering tools to keep in our ‘Engineering Toolboxes’. These tools include: problem solving, creativity, innovation, teamwork, adaptability, attention to details, and a passion for lifelong learning.

Character Development: This program helps build the following traits

  • Interpersonal skills: Our program excels in cultivating leadership by fostering experiential learning through real-world projects. Additionally, our emphasis on collaborative youth teams sharpens communication skills, ensuring a unique, hands-on approach to skill development.
  • Creativity: Youth ignite creativity by exploring their creative potential with enthusiasm. They naturally gravitate towards novel solutions in challenges, experiments, and building projects, cultivating a passion for innovative thinking in engineering, science, and technology.

Session Dates and Rates:

Jul 29 - Aug 02. '24
Ottawa, ON
1125 Colonel By Drive

09:15 - 15:45
Before Care: 08:00 (Paid)
After Care: 17:00 (Paid)

Special Needs Support: This program is able to accomodate a few campers with special needs

Mild Support       Specialized programming

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Hearing loss
Intellectual disability
Physical Disability
Vision loss
Mild Support       Specialized programming


Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

3D Design
3D Printing
Leadership Training
Web Design
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Inspiring Future Engineers
Discover hands-on engineering fun! Explore Carleton's programs, labs, and dive into a week of experiments and challenges!


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