Pixel Peepers

Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12

Do you love taking photos with your phone, digital camera or device but can’t figure out how to capture anything more than simple snapshots? Go from random snapper to top-end photographer as you learn how to use your cellphone and digital camera to the best of its ability. Smartphone, mobile or whatever type of photography you want to call it, it’s clear that taking great pictures with a phone has become a thing now. With the right knowledge and the right techniques, you can use your phone to take photos that are so great that nobody would believe they were taken with a phone! Add some software to the mix, and you’ve got a great recipe for some creative photography no matter what device you use. Make sure to bring your cellphone or digital camera or both. A tripod is also recommended. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather as you will spend time outdoors getting the perfect shot and bring out your creative side.

Build Your Ride (NEW)

July 8 - July 12 (waitlisted)

Building your own ride can be a fun and rewarding experience where you get to customize your own bike to suit your needs and preferences.

Are you up to the challenge?

Begin by selecting your frame, get to understand the parts, tools, techniques, and little details that go into building your own ride. All frames, parts, and tools will be supplied. Get to know the basic maintenance and repair skills of easy mechanical things you can do to maintain and modify your bike at home.

Test drive your new ride on our college trails and take your new ride home at the end of the week.

If we have more time we may tackle additional DIY projects.

Interactive Media Discovery Week

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19

Have fun exploring the world of Interactive Media Development with digital photography, graphic design, 3D, animation, and game design using industry standard software and equipment! Learn how to take photos for stop motion animation and edit them to create character spritesheets and moving backgrounds for a fun video game design experience. Using digital media design and creation techniques, we will bring your creations to life by designing characters that can walk, jump, duck and run with a beginner level introduction to video game coding using HTML5 and JavaScript. Pack your lunch and join us for a fun-filled week experiencing new ideas in the media arts while making new friends and creating cool Interactive Media experiences.

Make sure to bring your choice of a camera, cell phone or tablet along with your sketch book, pencils, markers, and pencil crayons for colouring.

Level Up! (NEW)

Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26 (waitlisted)

“Level Up! Is a fun game design experience where it doesn’t matter what your experience with computers or computer programming is. You will be introduced to the basics of game design and have a blast developing and creating your very own video game!  We will use the latest in technology with fun non-tech activities to create an engaging well-rounded experience for 10–14 year-old youths. Each day is designed to maximize your creativity with challenging activities.

Kitchen Wizards

2 Sessions for Summer 2024

Monday July 15 - Thursday 18 (waitlisted)

Monday, July 29 - Thursday August 1 (waitlisted)

Join us and learn how to be a wizard in the kitchen where you will learn to make delicious and healthy meals from scratch! Indulge in your passion for food preparation with our expert chefs guiding you through the fundamentals of cooking.

Get exposed to a wide range of cuisine culture and cooking techniques with firsthand practice and the opportunity to use professional utensils in our exceptional kitchen facilities collaborating with your peers in a following procedures and instructions to master your own kitchen wizardry.
Learn to make fresh pasta and homemade pizza; master your baking skills with classic treats like cookies and muffins, all in a supportive environment with a fun hands-on approach. Join us and have a blast while you build essential cooking skills to last a lifetime!

Filmmaking 101 (NEW)

Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 2

Ready, Set, Action!

Have you ever watched a movie and asked yourself “How did they do that?” Maybe you’re thinking about a career in filmmaking but are not sure how to start on that path? Our curated 1-week program has been designed by Industry Professionals to give you the opportunity to understand and experience filmmaking firsthand by working in a small group to write, film and edit a film of your very own. You can then invite your friends and family to join us as we screen your film in our new state-of-the-art movie theatre located right inside our campus grounds at Confederation College!

Registration Is Open and spots are filling fast!

Wood Works For Trades (NEW)

August 6 - August 9

This introduction to the world of industrial design through woodworking and carpentry will enable youth to develop modern skills safely in our college workshop.

Find out how useful woodworking can be by gaining experience with a large variety of tools and learning the differences between hardwoods and softwoods qualities and uses. Develop dexterity and skills through the planning process, developing organizational skills through the planning stages, and execute hands-on tasks to complete their builds.

In the process of building multiple projects, learn modern wood preparation including measuring, joinery, sanding, routing, cutting, gluing, finishing techniques and so much more in this action-packed camp. Turn wood into your own finished masterpiece of your own imagination.

Wood Works For Trades

Clear For Take Off (NEW)

August 12 - August 16

Have you ever looked at a plane going overhead and wondered what makes it fly?

Have you thought about what it would be like to fly a plane yourself?

Join us at our Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) for a one-of-a-kind week when you will be introduced to the world of aviation. Find out about different aerospace career pathways for a unique combination of fun and discovery. Explore hands on activities including demonstrations interactive computer flight simulations, aircraft mechanics, and much more. Be prepared to be challenged and immersed in the world of flight.

Clear For Take Off

Nindinawemaaganig (NEW)

August 6 - August 9


‘In all my relations’. Which includes any animate and inanimate things that the land offers; plants, land, water, rocks, trees, people, animals, etc.

Our Nindinawemaaganig career sampler is a unique and enriching opportunity for youth aged to explore various career paths while connecting deeply with their cultural heritage and the land. This short-term project, organized by our college, aims to empower young learners by introducing them to diverse professions and skills within a land-based context.