Elementary School Programs

Discover, explore and create with our mix of in-person and virtual program offerings for students in Grades 1-8. We are excited to welcome you back to the University of Toronto campus with the return of some of our most popular Elementary School STEM programs!

Summer Programs

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 2-Aug 23, 2024

Jr. DEEP offers courses on cutting-edge topics in science, technology and engineering, with an emphasis on hands-on learning.


🟢 Registration Open

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 2-July 5, 2024

In Girls' Jr. DEEP, participants will conduct experiments, work on engineering design projects and collaborate in an all-girls environment, taught by some of the most amazing female engineering students at U of T!


🟢 Registration Open

Destination STEM

In Person, Flemingdon Park

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 4-July 28, 2023

Learn about STEM through discovery-based activities and challenges geared towards preparing students to become active leaders in their school, community and extracurricular activities.


🔴 Registration Closed for 2023

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Virtual

Grades: 3-6
Dates: August 8-31, 2023

Girls In! is an interactive virtual workshop series designed for girls in Grades 3-6. This year's theme, Girls in Medicine, delves into the engineering and science behind modern medicine through inspiring stories of pioneering women in STEM, while offering engaging hands-on activities aligned with each weekly topic.


🔴 Registration Closed for 2023

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In-Person, On Campus

Grades: 5-8
Dates: August 5, 2023

Girls in Engineering Day is an interactive hackathon-style experience where the students will work in teams to complete an engineering themed design project. This year, our program will focus on robotics and space exploration, where students must use mechanical, electrical and software engineering principles to build their very own mars rover.


🔴 Registration Closed for 2023

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-6
Dates: August 14-25, 2023

This is an Indigenous-led program for Indigenous students in Grades 3-6 grounded in Land-based learning. This fun, unique, free program explores STEM concepts while making connections to the Land. Through a wide-range of engaging hands-on activities, participants will engage with traditional and cultural knowledge to explore cutting-edge topics in STEM.


🔴 Registration Closed for 2023

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Off-Campus, Markham

Grades: 3-8
Dates: We will not be offering Jr. DEEP Markham in 2024

Jr. DEEP Markham is an extension of our acclaimed Jr. DEEP Program, offering inspiring hands-on courses in science, technology, and engineering. Join us at Bill Hogarth Secondary School in Markham for an engaging experience that sparks curiosity and builds lasting connections.


🔴 Registration Closed

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Off-Campus, High Park North

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 3-Aug 11, 2023

Get ready to innovate for a brighter future! Join us at Destination STEM, a dynamic week-long workshop. With hands-on activities that ignite curiosity, this summer's program is coming to a neighborhood near you! This year find us in High Park North, hosted at Western Technical-Commercial School.


🔴 Registration Closed for 2023

Fall & Winter Programs

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-8
Dates: TBD

Embark on a journey of discovery with Jr. DEEP Saturdays-a crash course program tailored for the fall. Delve into the forefront of science, technology, and engineering through captivating workshops that underscore the significance of interactive learning.


🔴 Registration Opening Soon!

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-8
Dates: TBD

Girls' Jr. DEEP Saturdays offers young science and engineering enthusiasts an immersive, hands-on crash course exploring cutting-edge subjects in science, technology, and engineering, fostering learning within an all-girls, female-led classroom setting.


🔴 Registration Opening Soon!

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 1-6
Dates: TBD

ECHO is a captivating Land-based program for students in grades 1-6, seamlessly blending STEM education with cultural understanding and a deep connection to the environment.


🔴 Registration Opening Soon!

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 1-6
Dates: TBD

Spark offers captivating, hands-on learning experiences, tailored exclusively for Indigenous youth, to ignite and kindle a deep passion for science, engineering, and innovation.


🔴 Registration Opening Soon!

March Break Programs

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In Person, On Campus

Grades: 3-8
Dates: We will not be offering March Break Engineering Day in 2024

Get ready to ignite your curiosity and explore the exciting world of STEM with March Break Engineering Day!


🔴 Registration Closed

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