Summer and Vacation Camps

We offer kids full-day and half-day camp experiences that are sure to entertain and delight! They will be wowed by green glowing liquid, messages written in secret code, autonomous robots, and mystery substances that change from solid to liquid in seconds. There's something for everyone!

All About Our Camps!

At your local YMCA

We partner with your local YMCA to bring Mad Science and Imagine Arts Academy camps to locations across the Niagara Region. Half the day is spent in our hands-on science or arts programming, and the remainder is filled with YMCA day camp activities. This allows us to provide the bet of both worlds - high quality STEAM based programming, and the camp infrastructure of the YMCA including busing, extended care, and swimming (at most locations) for only $210 per full week of full day camp.

The YMCA Daycamp office can be contacted at 905-934-9755 x280.

The Camp Experience

Our camps are a great way to help stop the summer slide and have fun at the same time!

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Summer Camp 2019 Themes

Blast off to camp with a week of experiments, demonstrations and hands-on fun focused on the science of motion, aeronautics and astronomy. Campers create cool Mad Science take-homes every day!

Each day Jr. Mad Scientists will explore a new topic in their science adventure. Test soil for “Martian” life and experiment with space suit design. Discover pollution solutions and test what your toes have to do with tennis. Don’t forget the chemical reactions! No Mad Science camp is complete without an explosion or two! Campers take home cool Mad Science take-homes every day!

JUNIOR MAD SCIENCE CAMP !NEW! Specialty Camp for ages 5-6
Each day these littlest of Mad Scientists will explore a different STEM topic in a fun and hands-on way! Spend a day as a Zoologist, then continue your Biology excitement with an exploration of the Human Body. Campers take home cool Mad Science take-homes every day!


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Happy Customers

Here's what parents have to say about our camps!

Both of our boys did Mad Science summer camps when they were younger, and loved the experience! It was a very fun and interactive experience for them. And counselor Beth Morrell is the best!!!


Raleigh, NC

My son attended the Earth, Space & Beyond Mad Science Camp last summer and absolutely loved it! The hours were convenient for our family, and the location was close by for us. We're sending him again to a Mad Science camp this upcoming summer. These are well run camps, in our experience, and I recommend them for people looking for a fun, science-based camp experience.


Silver Spring, MD

My son participated in a true "camp" with horses, swimming, fishing and hiking and he was MORE excited about this camp than anything else he's done all summer. Great job on your end!


Austin, TX