March Break and Summer Camps

Camps are different at UTS


Registration is now open for March Break and Summer 2024!

Are you looking for an enriching and fun-filled experience for your child? Look no further! We are thrilled to introduce our exceptional lineup of March Break and summer camps that promise to ignite your child's curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking skills.

 

Questions? Get in touch at [email protected]

Summer

Tech Apps & Coding
Grade in September 2024 6 to 8
Fee$450
DatesJuly 15 to July 19 

Hey there, future technology thinkers and app developers! Ready to embark on an epic techy adventure this summer? This program unlocks the secrets of coding fundamentals, hot topics in tech, and the creation of mobile apps! Immerse yourself in a fun and interactive learning environment, where an expert mentor will guide you through exciting activities. From designing sleek user interfaces and adding cool app features to diving into tech ideas and artificial intelligence, you'll gain both analysis skills and hands-on experience to bring ideas to life! Don't miss this chance to enhance your tech skills, team up with new friends, and unleash your creativity! Sign up now for the app-tastic summer of a lifetime! (Note - this program will be similar to that offered in Summer 2023.  If you attended that program, please explore our other programs). 

UTS is a Bring-Your-Own-Device school, thus participants are required to provide their own laptop - phones are optional but recommended.

Reserve your spot today!

Hands on Math
Grade in September 2024 4 to 6
Fee$400
DatesJuly 8 to July 12 

 

Do you love math? Does Sudoku tickle your brain? Expand your understanding of math and how to apply it in the real world as you build intricate 3D structures and learn ways to solve puzzles with logic.  Get to know different ways of using math in new and unexpected ways. Math is everywhere, so sign up for Hands on Math to see it in a new light.  Please note that this camp is similar to the one that ran during March Break 2024.  Students are welcome to register again, but the programming will not be significantly different.  

This program welcomes all math skill levels.

Reserve your spot today!

Global Health Mini-Masters
Grade in September 2024 7 to 10
Fee$500
DatesJuly 8 - 12 

 

At this camp, you get a taste of graduate-level learning from faculty who will help you unpack the most pressing public health issues facing the most vulnerable populations around the world. Their real-world global health experience and expert investigative skills, will show you what it takes to master global health!

With the Mini-Masters you'll explore the importance of global health access guided by the themes of diversity, equity, justice and kindness. You'll hone your critical thinking skills and unleash your creativity to address the most urgent global healthcare challenges today and come up with solutions of your own!


Global Health Mini-Masters is offered in partnership with Postgraduate Medical Education, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. For more information about Global Health Mini-Masters, please visit their website.

Register today

Learn more about what Global Health Mini-Masters has to offer you ⬇️

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Maximum City
Grade in September 2024 5 to 8 (Intermediate)
9 to 11 (Senior)
Fee$550
DatesIntermediate and Senior
July 8 to July 12
July 15 to July 19

Intermediate only
July 22 to July 26 

Maximum City camps offer hands-on learning and discovery of what makes cities work. Topics include design, architecture, health, sustainability, and climate change. Campers explore these issues through a series of field trips and collaborative activities led by experts. Our camps have operated on the University of Toronto downtown campus since 2011 and in satellite locations around the world.


No prior knowledge is required. Learn more here or contact Maximum City at [email protected].

This camp is for students who want to learn:

  • How to design
  • How to collaborate
  • How to build community
  • How to solve problems


Register today!

Intermediate

Senior

Parliamentary Debate (Introduction)
Grade in September 2024 5 to 7
Fee$500
DatesJuly 8 to July 12 

If you are new to debate, and are looking to build a set of foundational skills in these areas, this camp is for you!  Run by experienced debaters and coaches, this camp will teach you the basics of argumentation, refutation and rebuilding and provide an introduction to Canadian Parliamentary debating.  Whether you are looking to get involved in competitive debating, to build confidence in public speaking or just wanting to build a solid foundation for your future English and humanities courses, this program will have something for you.  No experience necessary.

Please note: this program is offered as a free co-curricular to all Foundation students at UTS during the school year.

Register today!

Parliamentary Debate (Expansion)

Argue, refute, deliberate, with style!

Grade in September 2024 8 to 11
Fee$500
DatesJuly 22 to July 26 

If you have some experience with debate and are looking to build upon your current skills in Canadian Parliamentary Debate, this camp is for you!  Run by experienced debaters and coaches, this camp will teach you how to construct analyzed arguments, provide compelling refutation and rebuilding, and persuade judges. Whether you are involved in competitive debating, enjoy speaking in front of your peers, or just like arguing, there is something for everyone! For students entering Grade 8-12, students with no experience still welcome. 

Register today!

 




 

March Break 


March Break camps will run March 11, 2024 to March 15, 2024. We offer free before and after care from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and from 3:30 to 5 p.m.


Act II Drama
Current Grades4 to 6
Fee$425

Indulge your passion for make-believe, artistry, and storytelling in this immersive camp experience. Whether you're a seasoned actor, an avid listener, or a natural people-person, this camp is for you. Dive into the world of drama, where we explore the depths of our humanity, relationships with others, and our inner selves. Engage in a variety of dynamic activities, including improvisation, voice and self-expression exercises, collaborative performances, directing workshops, storytelling sessions, creative drama activities and games. From role-playing to a captivating final showcase, every moment promises an enriching experience.

No prior experience is required; all you need is an open mind, comfortable clothing, and a willingness to create and share. This program is meticulously designed to empower students, foster creativity, hone performance skills, enhance social and interpersonal aptitudes, and inspire a deeper appreciation for the arts.

ACT TWO revisits the foundational skills learned in ACT ONE (offered in March 2023) while building foundations for new-to-UTS campers. As an added highlight this year, campers will have the opportunity to attend a performance by Roseneath Theatre titled, "Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls." For more details about this production, please refer to the information below: https://www.roseneath.ca/ladies-and-gentlemen

Register today!

Hands on Math
Current Grades4 to 6
Fee$400

Explore the beauty of mathematics

Do you love math? Does Sudoku tickle your brain? Expand your understanding of math and how to apply it in the real world as you build intricate 3D structures and learn ways to solve puzzles with logic.  Get to know different ways of using math in new and unexpected ways. Math is everywhere, so sign up for Hands on Math to see it in a new light.

This program welcomes all math skill levels.

This camp is currently full.

Email [email protected] to join the waitlist

Integrative Thinking (iThink)

Learn how to tackle complex community challenges

Grade in September 2023 7 to 9
Fee$550

Often one of the greatest challenges when we try to solve complex problems is simply building up the confidence that will enable us to start. Using Integrative Thinking, a creative problem solving technique developed at the Rotman School, this engaging and interactive program will introduce you to the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential to finding thoughtful and innovative solutions to the wicked problems we face everyday as both individuals and global citizens. (Note - this program will be similar to that offered in Summer 2023.  If you attended that program, please explore our other programs).

Register today!

Maximum City

Current Grades6 to 9 (Campers and activities will be grouped by age.)
Fee$550

How Cities Work

Maximum City camps offer hands-on learning and discovery of what makes cities work. Topics include design, architecture, health, sustainability, and climate change. Campers explore these issues through a series of field trips and collaborative activities led by experts. Our camps have operated on the University of Toronto downtown campus since 2011 and in satellite locations around the world.

No prior knowledge is required. Learn more here or contact Maximum City at [email protected].

This camp is for students who want to learn:

  • How to design
  • How to collaborate
  • How to build community
  • How to solve problems

Register today!

 

Parliamentary Debate
Current Grades5 to 7
Fee$500

Argue, refute and deliberate with style!

If you are new to debate, and are looking to build a set of foundational skills in these areas, this camp is for you!  Run by experienced debaters and coaches, this camp will teach you the basics of argumentation, refutation and rebuilding and provide an introduction to Canadian Parliamentary debating.  Whether you are looking to get involved in competitive debating, to build confidence in public speaking or just wanting to build a solid foundation for your future English and humanities courses, this program will have something for you.  No experience necessary.

Please note: this program is offered as a free co-curricular to all Foundation students at UTS during the school year.

This camp is now full. Please email [email protected] to join the waitlist.

 

Stay tuned for our summer camps, which will run throughout July 2024.


 

Important Details

Getting here

University of Toronto Schools is located on the corner of Spadina Ave and Bloor St. W. at 371 Bloor Street West.  The main entrance is located off of Washington Ave. (one block south of Bloor).  

  • The two closest subway stations are Spadina and St. George.
  • Street parking is limited in the area; there is a small paid parking lot (run by the University of Toronto) located behind the building and accessible from the northbound lane of Spadina Ave.  
  • If arriving by bike, there are several bike posts surrounding our school.
Lunch

  • UTS does not offer a purchasable lunch program.  Students should bring a packed lunch or be prepared to purchase in the neighborhood.
  • In general, participants currently in Grade 9 or lower eat their lunch on site under supervision; while participants currently in Grade 10 or higher are unsupervised during lunch.  Younger students can be given permission to leave the building during lunch, but with the understanding that they will be unsupervised.
Extended Care

UTS is pleased to offer a complimentary extended care program for the convenience of parents and guardians.  It runs from 8:00 a.m. to camp start, and from camp end to 5:00 p.m. 

Cancellation Policy

University of Toronto Schools (UTS) reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any Experience Innovation @ UTS program. We strive to let clients know if a program has to be rescheduled or cancelled well in advance of the start date.

  • If UTS cancels, clients will be contacted and rebooked for another program of the same or similar program. In the case of a UTS cancellation, registrants may also request a full refund.
  • If a client cancels, all cancellations prior to the cancellation deadlines listed below, are subject to a fee of $50. No refunds will be issued after June 15th for summer programs and February 15th for March Break programs.
  • Cancellation requests may be submitted by phone, email, online or in person. If you have any questions or concerns about our cancellation policy, please contact us at [email protected].

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