Schedule & Registration

Summer Academy is a 1-week summer camp for children ages 12 to 14. The academy will take place at Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory in the week of July 30 – August 3.


Paper Registration:

Registration is also possible via a printable PDF.

Download the Space Academy Registration here: SpaceExplorers_SummerAcademy2018_RegistrationForm

Send the form along with a cheque of the full amount, payable to ‘Western University’ to the following address:
Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX)
Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Science
Western Science Centre, Room 191
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
London, ON

Please note that the complete registrations are processed on first-come-first-serve basis.  The registration is not complete until payment is received and the spot will not be held until the cheque is received.

Online Registration:

In order to register and pay online, you must create an account. Creation of an account can be found under Parents Area, Create Account (or please click here to create an account). You will then be able to register under Parents Area, Register Child. A link will also be available in the box below.


July 30 – August 3


  • The cost for the academy will be $325.00.

Limited number of bursaries will be available.

Download the bursary form here: BursaryForm_2018

Application for the bursary are due on April 15, 2018. Applications received after April 15, 2018 may be considered depending on the availability of the bursaries. As the applications are evaluated based on the financial need, please read and fill in the application carefully and submit it along with the proof of income.

If you have any questions related to the bursaries, please contact us at 519-661-2111 ext. 88508 or by email at

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • All cancellation and refund requests must be sent via e-mail to two weeks prior to the academy’s start date. No refunds will be issued if the request is made less than two weeks of the start date of the camp.
  • A 15% non-refundable administration fee is applied to any and all cancellations.
  • There are no refunds issued for the days during which your child is not present during the registered days.
  • If you choose to modify the attendance details, including the week or the age group, the request must be submitted in writing two weeks prior to the academy’s start date. In this instance, a $15.00 change fee will be administered to your account.
  • In all circumstances, a full refund will be issued for withdrawals due to medical reasons, with appropriate medical documentation provided.
  • No refunds will be made in the event of university closure.