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Minimakers Explorers Camp at Playland

Playland  (Get Directions)
2901 E Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1 Canada
7 events between July 2 and August 12. Doors at 9:00am

Ride into a world of wonder at Minimaker’s Explorers camp at Playland. Experience an exclusive, STEM focused camp with Minimakers and Playland. This unique experience will help make STEM concepts real, as your little amusement park EXPLORER will learn everything there is to know about the engineering and innovative processes behind Playland’s legendary rides. Minimakers innovative camp seamlessly blends the excitement of amusement park thrills with the wonders of science. Imagine starting your day plunging down roller coasters and racing bumper cars, then immersing yourself in hands-on science experiments and STEM challenges that ignite your curiosity and creativity. From exploring the physics behind loop-the-loops to unraveling the chemistry of cotton candy, every moment is a chance to discover the science hidden within the excitement of amusement parks. Join us for a summer of unforgettable adventures, where the thrill of discovery meets the rush of amusement park fun! Prepare for an extraordinary summer camp experience, as your child becomes a budding inventor, exploring Playland like never before.

 

FAQ’s

What are the hours of the camp?

  • 8:30am to 4pm

What should I know about drop off and pick up?

  • Drop off time is between 8:30 and 9am.
  • Pick up time is 4pm. Please notify us if you will be late to pick up. Late charge may
    apply.
  • We must receive a completed registration form prior to the first day of camp to allow
    entry.
  • Drop off and pick up is facilitated by Minimakers staff.
  • Please indicate on the registration form the contact information for all guardians/authorized pick ups. We will only release children to those on file.

What does my child need to bring?

Here is a helpful list of things to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch and snacks (nut free – following “school rules” ie. nut free)
  • Backpack for personal items

How many children usually attend?

  • We have 30 available seats for ages 5-7 and 30 available seats for ages 8-12 per week.

What is the ratio of kids to adults?

  • Minimakers strive to work within a 6:1 ratio of children to instructors. We feel this is ideal given
    the types of activities we engage in.

Is this mostly held outside or inside?

  • The Minimakers Explorers Camps are held both indoors as well as outdoors at the covered
    AtmosFear event tent. From there, campers will explore STEM concepts, amusement park
    rides, carnival science and more!

What is the cancellation policy if a child is sick etc?

  • Us at Minimakers understand that plans change, children fall ill, and sometimes attending a
    camp is not feasible anymore. That said, In order to make sure we can provide the best
    experience for everyone and in order to deliver on our promises we must secure instructors,
    materials, and facilities well in advance so we do not offer refunds for our programs. However,
    we can offer to exchange the missed camp for another current camp at our other locations, or
    for a camp in the future.