Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

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MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau.

The programs provide a unique blend of hands-on science, fun for kids and contain many new activities!

The following Science Summer Camps are available in Marathon from August 8 – 11:

Nature Camp – Ages 4 to 5

Is your child interested in insects? Perplexed by plants? Amazed by animals? Then this is the camp for your young naturalist. Theme days include: Dino Diggers where campers become palaeontologists for the day and Going Buggie, how many different local bugs will your child find on the Bug Hunt? Nature lovers welcome!

Water-tastic! – Ages 6 to 8

This camp is going dive into the world of marine animals, deep sea dungeons, and freshwater fun! Campers will explore the salty sea and the local pond by looking at the mysterious animals that live there. It’s going to be Jaw-some!!

Behind the Scenes Science – Ages 9 to 11

Do you have the courage to venture into the world of a zombie apocalypse, medieval mayhem, or a superhero showdown? This camp explores the behind the scenes science that has become the basis for Hollywood tales. Your camper will learn how to concoct exploding wizard potions, dissect zombie brains, and use spy gadgets! Discover science in the cinema with this ‘all-access’ pass!!

Registration is available online 24 hours a day at or by calling 1-800-461-4898 from 9am to 4pm. Visit the website for more information about Summer Science Camp programs being held in your community.

Science North is proud to offer Summer Science Camps across Northern Ontario and has been offering Summer Science Camp programs to children since 1987.


Science North is Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource for children and adults across the province, operating the second- and eighth-largest science centres in Canada. Science North’s attractions include a science centre, IMAX® theatre, digital Planetarium, butterfly gallery, special exhibits hall, and Dynamic Earth – Home of the Big Nickel, a separate science centre focused on mining and earth sciences. In addition to the two science centres in Sudbury, Science North also oversees an award-winning-Large Format Film production unit, as well as an Exhibit Sales and Service unit, which develops custom and ready-made exhibits for sale or lease to science centres, museums, and other cultural institutions all over the world. Science North, in partnership with Laurentian University, has developed North America’s first and only comprehensive Science Communication program, a 10-month joint graduate diploma program. As part of its mandate, Science North provides science experiences throughout Northern Ontario including outreach to schools and festivals, summer science camps and more, and has a permanent base in Thunder Bay providing outreach to the Northwest. Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

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