About Connections

A free* summer camp for Indigenous Youth who have completed Grade 5-9

Discover how multimedia and technology can connect you to your community and traditions! Campers will take part in fun lessons on website design, animation, programming and other cool multimedia applications. Connections is the camp to attend this summer!

*Please note that our extended care before and after camp is not included in this offer.

General Camp Information

  • Activities are performed outdoors whenever possible (i.e. engineering projects and demonstrations).
  • Parents are required to provide a nut-free lunch for their campers to enjoy during lunch and snack periods.
  • Parking passes are provided for drop-off and pick-up and can be requested from any instructor or in our office. The passes allow free parking in any Visitors Parking lot on campus for 30 minutes between 8:00am-9:30am and 3:30pm-5:00pm.

Schedule

Connections is running August 15-19, 2022.

Regular Camp Times

Extended Care AM

Extended Care PM

Drop-off & Pick-up

Drop-off: 9:00AM- 9:15AM

Pick-up: 3:45-4:00PM

Drop-off: 8AM – 9AM Pick-up: 4PM – 5PM

Extended Care AM – $25

Extended Care PM – $25

COVID Guidelines

We are following all Carleton University COVID Guidelines, which could change before the start of camps. We will update our website and communicate updates by email to registered participants. See the current guidelines here

Activities

Activities change from year to year, here are a couple examples from our 2019 Connections camp.

Go With The Flow

Explore Canada’s energy use, look at natural wind cycles around the globe, learn how to use wind to generate electricity, and create an anemometer.

Herb Identification and Planting

Discuss herbs and plants and what they are used for, look at how to identify plants by their features, and plant your own herb to bring home.