Schedule & Registration

Summer Academy is a 1-week summer camp for children in Grade 7 and 8. The academy will take place at Physics and Astronomy Building, Room 26, in the weeks of July 27-31 in the summer of 2020.


Registration for summer academy is now. Please see below for details!

Paper Registration: Registration is also possible via a printable PDF. Download the Space Academy Registration: Summer Academy 2020
Send the form along with a cheque of the full amount, payable to ‘Western University’ to the following address:

Institute for Earth and Space Exploration
Western Science Center, Room 121
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
N6A 3K7
Phone: (519) 661-2111 ext 88508

Institute for Earth and Space Exploration
Department of Earth Science
Biological & Geological Sciences Building, Room 1028
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
N6A 5B7

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 27-31

If the academy becomes full, please join our waiting list. If a spot becomes available, we will get in touch with you. 


  • The cost for the academy will be $325.00.
Limited number of bursaries will be available. Download the bursary form here: Bursary Application 2020 Application for the bursary are due on April 15, 2020. Applications received after April 15, 2020 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.