Space Explorers Program

In the summer months of July and August, the Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration (CPSX) at Western University offers a Space Science and Technology themed summer camp for children ages 9 to 14 (by June 2018).

*NEW*: In 2018, we are bringing our Space Explorers to David Dunlap Observatory in partnership with the Town of Richmond Hill. The camp at this location is for 9 – 12 year olds only. For more information and to register, visit

*NEW* Summer Academy (Ages 12 – 14)

Summer Academy is a 1-week summer camp for children ages 12-14. This is a more academic version of the camp with a blended learning experience where the participants will be learning about various topics in space science and technology and will engage in several experiments, hands-on activities, as well as discussions led by CPSX faculty and/or graduate students.

For more information on  our academy, visit the Information Page!

For academy’s cost, registration and schedule, visit the Summer Academy Schedule and Registration Page!

Summer Camp (Ages 9 – 11)

Campers will engage weekly in hands-on activities, daily projects and demonstrations highlighting space focused topics in the fields of astronomy, biology, engineering, geography, and geology. This camp aims to fuel your child’s imagination to explore the universe.

For more information on summer camp, visit the Information Page!

For camp’s cost, registration and schedule, visit the Summer Camp Schedule and Registration Page!

For more information for the campers, click here!