Summer Learning Camp (Ages 4-14)

The morning academic programs vary each week. Students may choose to do all weeks a course is offered or just one week.

To register, proceed to Summer Camp Registration. You can visit our Camp FAQs page for answers to commonly-asked questions.

Hours: 7:30 am until 12:00 pm
Lunch runs from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm for students who choose to participate in our afternoon program
 
Cost: $195 / week (all camps except Robotics) )
$230 / week (for Robotics)
$155 / week (camps during July 4-7 and August 8-11)
Math Exploration (Ages 4-5 and Ages 6-7) Math Exploration (Ages 4-5 and Ages 6-7)
This five-day math adventure will get your little ones excited about math! Each day students will participate in an individualized, fun and enriched program. Math Exploration allows students to gain confidence and enthusiasm through the use of hands-on numeracy games and activities that make learning fun and exciting. Students have the opportunity to work with their peers, individually, and one and one with their teacher to enhance and strengthen their math skills. The program prepares each student for school success.
Dates
July 10 - July 14
July 24 - July 28
August 8 - August 11
August 21 - August 25
 
Read Ahead (Ages 4-5 and Ages 6-7) Read Ahead (Ages 4-5 and Ages 6-7)
The Read Ahead program will give your little ones the opportunity to strengthen and enhance their reading and writing skills. Each day students will be part of a fun, individual, enriched program that will include interactive word games, reading and acting stories, creating poems, and singing songs. Your child will have the opportunity to build a strong foundation in reading and writing that will assist them in becoming confident and proficient readers and writers for the school year.
Dates
July 4 - July 7
July 17 - July 21
July 31 - August 4
​August 14 - August 18
 
LEGO Camp (Ages 6-10) LEGO Camp (Ages 6-10)
Your little camper will embark on a week-long adventure with LEGO! Builders will learn basic building techniques, build and create from their imagination, and build various types of LEGO sets. Sets include Star Wars, Ninjago, LEGO City, Super Heroes, Monsters and much more!
Dates
July 4 - July 7
July 24 - July 28
August 8 - August 11
 
Let's Get Typing (Ages 8-12) Let's Get Typing (Ages 8-12)Students will learn the important psycho-motor skills they will require to learn to type quickly and accurately, with a focus on using the proper technique. We will use software designed with kids in mind to make the program fun and rewarding for all students. Every participant must have access to their own laptop. Dates
July 4 - July 7
July 31 - August 4
 
Math Confidence (Ages 8-10) Math Confidence (Ages 8-10)
During the Math Confidence course, each participant will complete a personalized math program that is designed to strengthen and expand their math skills. In addition to guided practice, participants will take part in hands-on activities, brain teasers, and math puzzles and games which help the students gain a deeper understanding of abstract concepts.
Dates
​August 14 - August 18
 
Mad Science (Age 8-10) Mad Science (Age 8-10)
Embark on a week-long Science Adventure! Explore and discover science through a variety of topics that involve hands-on designing, building and testing of your own inventions. The focus of this course is to explore many science concepts within a small group, building self-esteem and confidence. Science Explorations topics include structures, movement (planes, trains, and cars), electricity, changing matter, and astronomy.
Dates
August 8 - August 11
 
Computer Whiz (Ages 9-12) Computer Whiz (Ages 9-12)
Students will cover various topics over five days including, but not limited to, learning Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), browsing the internet safely (using Google Drive, managing downloads, antivirus software, and safe password management), audio editing using Audacity, video editing using Windows Movie Maker, and an introduction to the LEGO Mindstorms robotics program. All work and programming will be done on computers provided by Kanata Academy in a safe environment with the goal of advancing students’ computer use to better their education while providing them with avenues to explore their knowledge to which they previously had been unaware.
Dates
July 4 - July 7
July 31 - August 4
 
Creative Writing Creative Writing ** NEW** (Ages 8-12)
Creative Writing Camp offers a fun learning environment for campers to engage in various styles of writing. Weekly activities may include, writing stories, poetry, essays, newspaper articles, journals, and plays, as well as simply writing for pleasure. These fun and engaging activities will allow all children to discover the joy in writing, and confidence of authorship. Each participant will take home a personal portfolio of writings on the last day of camp.
Dates
July 10 - July 14
 
Robotics (Ages 9-14) Robotics (Ages 9-14)
During our 15 hour camp over five mornings, students will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots in combination with school provided laptops to construct and program several different configurations to complete instructor and student designed tasks with their robots. Examples of tasks include programming the robot to swing a miniature golf club, transporting a hockey puck-shaped disc into a “goal”, and successfully navigating a maze route through previously programmed instructions. Students learn about construction, teamwork, computer skills, and reverse engineering as they work towards a common goal of being the first team to complete each task, come up with an interesting challenge for others, and become the Robotics Week Champions!
Dates
July 17 - July 21
August 21 - August 25
 
Language Arts Proficiency Program (Ages 8-12)  **NEW** Language Arts Proficiency Program (Ages 8-12) **NEW**
Our LA Proficiency Program is a structured, nurturing program that will increase your child’s organizational skills, boost their confidence and help them to develop good work habits. Some of the areas that will be covered in our program include:
  • Reading Comprehension Skills
  • Spelling
  • Short Stories/Essay/Novels ( identifying themes, main ideas, symbolism, etc.)
  • Written Expression ( essays, short stories)
  • Enhance Writing Skills ( thesis statements, sentence structure, paragraphs)
  • Organizational Skills for Writing
  • Note Taking Skills
  • Grammar Skills ( punctuation, word choice, writing for detail, enhancing vocabulary)
  • Penmanship ( printing and cursive writing skills)
  • Oral Presentation Skills
  • Writing Speeches/Important Elements of A Speech

We recommend a minimum of 2 weeks enrolment to ensure that students have time to develop the proper skills and make improvements. Each child’s program is individualized, and parents will speak with the classroom teacher to help design their child’s program the week prior to the start date. At the end of each week, parents will receive an email from the teacher indicating the child’s progress in each area covered. Recommendations and next steps will appear in the final assessment.
Dates
July 10 - July 14
July 17 - July 21
​August 14 - August 18
​August 21 - August 25
Home Alone Safety
Home Alone Safety  (Ages 9-12) ** NEW**

Our home alone safety camp is for all campers aged 9-12 years old. Your camper will learn how to keep themselves safe and how to prevent accidents from happening when adults are not present at home. Children will learn through discussions, mini projects, hands on activities, demonstrations, etc. All campers will learn valuable life skills to help them make safe choices when they are home alone. Some topics that will be covered include:

Swimming safety, bike safety, basic first aid, kitchen safety, fire safety, internet and online safety, accident prevention, people safety, how to handle emergencies, making an emergency plan, etc.
Dates
July 24 - July 28