Virtual Ventures PD Day Camps are a fun, hands-on FREE event that encourages students to get interested and involved in STEM.

The day will be a combination of self-discovery activities and instructor-led workshops:

  • Self-discovery activities are intended to allow students to explore the limits of existing knowledge and develop new skills.
  • Instructors-led workshops consist of a lesson followed by a hands-on activity.
  • Both the activities and the workshops will take place both on and off the computer in which students will learn about computer programming, engineering, technology, and science.

Audience: Youth in grades 1-6

Cost: Free!* *A $50 deposit will be applied and will be returned if attended, deposit is required due to limited spots in these programs. Contact for bursary inquiries.

Food: Pack your own nut-free lunch/snacks

Location: The PD Day camps will take place at three different locations on the same days. There will be a Central, Orleans, and *Kanata location.

School Board Date Time Location
Ottawa Catholic District School Board Friday, November 18th 9:00am-4:00pm Kanata: *CU@Kanata (350 Legget Dr Unit 101, Kanata)

Orléans: South Fallingbrook Community Centre (998 Valin St, Orléans)

Ottawa Carleton District School Board Friday, November 25th 9:00am-4:00pm Kanata: *CU@Kanata (350 Legget Dr Unit 101, Kanata)

Central: Greenboro Community Centre (363 Lorry Greenberg Dr, Ottawa)

Orléans: South Fallingbrook Community Centre (998 Valin St, Orléans)

*CU@Kanata Camps

The CU@Kanata PD Day Camp is offered in partnership with Athletics to bring you an exclusive collaboration we have never seen before! Through this partnership youth will spend half the day with Virtual Ventures and the other half with Carleton Athletics participating in fun activities and mini games. This event is a way to welcome youth to this brand new Carleton Location in Kanata’s tech park and is sponsored by CU@Kanata!

Kanata Schedule: 

Request to be in the same group as a sibling or friend in the registration!

Time Event (Group 1) Event (Group 2)
8:30-9:00am Drop-off/sign in Drop-off/sign in
9:00-12:00pm Virtual Ventures Activity Athletics Activity
12:00-1:00pm Lunch/Recess Lunch/Recess
1:00-4:00pm Athletics Activity Virtual Ventures Activity
4:00-4:30pm Pick-up Pick-up

Central and Orleans Schedule: 

Time Event
9:00-9:15am Drop-off/sign in
9:15-10:45am Instructor-led Workshop
10:45-11:00am Snack/Movement Break
11:00-12:30pm Self Discovery Activity
12:30-1:30pm Lunch/Recess
1:30-3:00pm Instructor-led Workshop
3:00-3:15pm Snack/Movement Break
3:15-3:45pm Self Discover Activity
3:45-4:00pm Pick-up


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