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For Immediate Release

JUNE 29, 2005

Media Release

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR SCIENCE NORTH SUMMER CAMPS IN BARRIE

SCIENCE NORTH SUMMER CAMPS COME TO BARRIE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, JULY 4 -8

Barrie, ON – Time is running out to register for Science North summer day camps in Barrie from July 4 – 8 at Georgian College. For the first time ever, Science North, Sudbury is offering three exciting day camps in Barrie for ages four to thirteen! From Nature Camp to Space Cadets Camp, your child is sure to have a great time!

Nature Camp – Ages 4 – 6
One of our most popular camps has a brand new format! New challenges include searching for butterfly eggs, making a caterpillar hatchery and discovering the versatility of plant life by performing experiments. These hands-on activities are guaranteed to help your child learn more about the natural world around them!

Discovery Camp – Ages 7 – 9
Our most popular camp returns with new and fun activities! Each day will feature a different theme including Life Sciences, Chemistry, Sound, Engineering and Forces & Energy. Imagine your child’s delight in creating a giant geodesic dome, a motorized amusement park and a real thermostat. This camp is full of experiments and challenges for the inquisitive set!

Space Cadets – Ages 10 – 13
Space Cadets is a blast! Kids spend five days doing activities that will get them ready for exploring space (and the real world). Activities include making and launching rockets, learning constellations using the Star Lab, engineering challenges related to space, and activities to test your child’s teamwork abilities!

Register for more than one camp and save! Save 10% on the second and subsequent camp registration.

All Barrie camps run from Monday to Friday July 4 -8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register with our new on-line registration system at:

http://sciencenorth.ca/camps/barrie.html#Topmenu

For more information including prices and day-by-day itineraries, visit: [ http://sciencenorth.ca/camps/ ]http://sciencenorth.ca/camps/

Media are welcome to cover the fun activities at any of these camps. All camps are being held on the main campus of Georgian College in Barrie.

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Media contacts:

Cathy Stadder Wise
Staff Scientist, Camps & Programs
Science North
(705) 522-3701, ext. 268
stadderwise@sciencenorth.ca

Nancy Griffin
Marketing Specialist, Media & Communications
Science North
(705) 522-3701, ext. 276
[ mailto:griffin@sciencenorth.ca ]griffin@sciencenorth.ca

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Media Contact:

Christine Catt
Marketing Specialist
Science North & Dynamic Earth
(705) 522-3701 ext. 227
catt@sciencenorth.ca
sciencenorth.ca

Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario and a registered charity #10796 2979 RR0001. Dynamic Earth is a Science North attraction. IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

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