Destination Discovery Camps (summer)

Discover three incredible STEAM-themed camps for kids 5-12 years old. Our camps are highly educational and interactive led by our skilled team of camp counsellors. Our summer camps inspire youth with fun, hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Register today as these camps will fill up in a flash!

Science in the City

July 2, 2020: One Day Only Camp
July 13-17, 2020
Aug 3-7, 2020
Aug 24-28, 2020

5-7 & 8-12

Take a tour of the bustling Science in our City. From local natural and engineering marvels, to city planning and architecture, to world-class research, we’ll uncover the science that makes Halifax unique.


July 3, 2020: One Day Only Camp
July 20-24, 2020
Aug 10-14, 2020 

5-7 & 8-12

Explore the exciting high- and low-tech science of going green in EcoDiscovery, with fun take-home projects and visits from special guest experts! Discover the many ways we’re connected to our environment and learn how we can help it thrive.

STEAM Olympics 

July 6-10, 2020
July 27-31, 2020
Aug 17-21, 2020 

5-7 & 8-12

Celebrate the 2020 Summer Olympics with a marathon of discovery! We’ll dive into your favourite STEAM subjects with fun challenges and experiments and a special behind-the-scenes look at our latest featured exhibit: Beyond Human Limits.



Drop off and Pick up

  • Regular Drop off 8:30am – 9am
  • Pick up 4pm – 5pm

Please note that parents will need to sign-in their children each morning at admissions. Discovery Centre closes at 5:00pm and parents are required to pick up their children no later than 5:00pm.

(Early Drop Off is available between 8:00am-8:30am for an additional $25.00 charge per week.)

What to Bring
Provide your camper with two snacks, a water bottle and a big lunch.

Refund Policy
Cancellations must be received 14 days prior to the start date of the registered camp to receive a refund minus a $10 administration fee per camp, per child. Medical reasons, supported by a doctor’s note, will receive a refund minus a $10 administration fee. Refunds will be processed within 14-21 days. 

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