Junior Youth Camps (9-14)

2018 Junior Youth Camps (9-14)

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Junior Youth Camps (9-14)

For children and youth 9-14 years of age (or aged 8 and entering Grade 4)
Groups divided according to age
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Complimentary pre- and post-camp care from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Please note that camp descriptions represent programming possibilities only. In order to facilitate the best instruction possible, instructors are given the opportunity to alter camps to suit their groups. Therefore, the following descriptions present only a sample of the potential activities offered. Not all activities described will necessarily be offered in each session.


Dynamic Gamers (9-12)

Learn the techniques and strategies involved in motion-control gaming and tabletop board games in an inclusive and non-competitive environment. Get a behind-the-scenes look at video games by developing your own using backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects. Learn about strategy and chance by playing classic abstract board games and learn how to create your own board game using recycled materials.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 16 - July 20 70260 $319
Session 2: July 23 - July 27 70262 $319


ConocoPhillips Youth Science Academy (11-14)

Why can you never trust atoms? Because they make up everything! Come test out your beaker expertise and explore your science skills in our two-week camp with new and revamped curriculum. Campers will try fun-filled experiments in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. In biology, try your hand at dissection and DNA extraction. Utilize chemicals to create fun and exciting products in chemistry. Catapult your way into engineering by creating your own roller coaster and more! Explore the laws of nature in some of our thrilling physics lessons. Campers will also get a chance to explore the interactive exhibits at the Telus Spark museum.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 3 - July 13* 70080 $468
Session 2: July 16 - July 27 70064 $519
Session 3: July 30 - Aug. 10* 70165 $468
Session 4: Aug. 13 - Aug. 24 70193 $519
*No camp July 2, 2018
*No camp Aug. 6, 2018


Academie Artiste Drawing and Art History (9-14)

Explore the exciting history of drawing techniques created by the masters of the art world from the Renaissance to the present. Create your own masterpieces with these inspiring techniques using materials including drawing pencils, willow charcoal, chalk pastels and more. Finish the camp by showcasing your pieces in our Academie Artiste art show. 

In order to get the full Academie Artiste experience, we suggest taking this camp along with the painting and sculpting section.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming. No swimming on Fridays.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 3 - July 6 * 70183 $261
Session 2: July 16 - July 20 70184 $319
Session 3: July 30 - Aug. 3 70185 $319
Session 4: Aug. 13 - Aug. 17 70195 $319
*No camp July 2, 2018

Academie Artiste Painting and Sculpting (9-14)

Create your own visual masterpieces with various artistic painting and sculpting styles. Learn how to blend and shade paint to add texture to your work. Under the guidance of Mount Royal Riddell Library Maker Studio instructors,delve into the expressive world of sculpting using basic 3D modelling techniques and materials. Finish the camp by showcasing your pieces in our Academie Artiste art show.

In order to get the full Academie Artiste experience, we suggest taking this course along with the drawing and art history section.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming. No swimming on Fridays.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 9 - July 13 70186 $319
Session 2: July 23 - July 27 70191 $319
Session 3: Aug. 7 - Aug. 10* 70192 $261
Session 4: Aug. 20 - Aug. 24 70194 $319
*No camp Aug. 6, 2018

Canadian Natural Junior Innovators (9-12)

MRU Kids presents Junior Innovators, a one-week program designed to encourage youth to develop creative ways to solve community-based problems using technology and innovation. You will learn how to break codes that conceal secret messages, and how to decipher image puzzles. In teams you will plan, design and construct a Rube Goldberg chain-reaction invention. You will solve the murder of Jimmy Giant Head by collecting physical evidence and interviewing suspects. After the camp concludes, you'll be an expert problem solver and inventor!

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 9 - July 13 70083 $289
Session 2: Aug. 7 - Aug. 10* 70253 $249
Session 3: Aug. 20 - Aug. 24 70106 $289
*No camp Aug. 6, 2018

Junior Leaders (9-13)

MRU Kids presents Junior Leaders, a one-week program designed to encourage leadership skills and self-awareness in youth. Learn about conflict resolution and active strategies to diffuse difficult situations. Research the effects the media plays on young people’s self-esteem. Draw a self-portrait emphasizing your favourite aspects of yourself. Then, compete in Survivor-style challenges to build on your teamwork skills.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 3 - July 6* 70078 $249
Session 2: July 30 - Aug. 3 70232 $289
Session 3: Aug. 13 - Aug. 17 70079 $289
*No camp July 2, 2018

Tech Academy (9-14)

Get a well-rounded techno-education with our redesigned Tech Academy camp. Build and program a Lego Mindstorms Robot. Learn web design and how to display a sequence of images using animation techniques in this innovative technology-focused program. Campers will also have access to the MRU Climbing wall during the two-week camp to ensure the action never stops.

Please note that all campers should bring their own USB stick to save their work.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 3 - July 13* 70187 $479
Session 2: July 16 - July 27 70188 $519
Session 3: July 30 - Aug. 10* 70189 $479
Session 4: Aug. 13 - Aug. 24 70190 $519
*No camp July 2, 2018
*No camp Aug. 6, 2018

Youth Hip Hop (9-14)

So you think you can dance? Hip Hop Camp gets campers on their feet with break dancing and locking and popping to popular hits. Campers will choreograph, rehearse and perform their dance routines at the end of the camp for families and fans.

*Each day is balanced with physical activities and swimming. No swimming on Fridays.

Dates CRN Price
Session 1: July 9 - July 13 70254 $289
Session 2: July 23 - July 27 70255 $289
Session 3: Aug. 7 - Aug.10* 70256 $249
Session 4: Aug. 20 - Aug. 24 70257 $289
*No camp Aug. 6, 2018