CREATE Weekends

Tackle engineering challenges, develop critical thinking skills, and design solutions to global issues during CREATE Weekends.

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May 25, June 1, & June 8, 2024


U of T’s St George Campus


Grades 9–12

Program Fee

$280 per course

Program Highlights

  • Unleash your creative problem solving on a journey that keeps getting more awesome every week

  • Turn your existing knowledge from math and science classes in school into real-world solutions.

  • Meet other high school students who love tinkering, building, and solving puzzles as much as you do!

  • Climate change, futuristic gadgets – how will you change the world?

Full Description

CREATE Weekends encourages you to explore science, engineering, math and technology from a design perspective. Led by university students, you will explore advanced engineering topics and a range of projects engineers work on in order to build a better society.

Classes are divided by grade, and offered in either mornings or afternoons. Please read the course descriptions carefully to see which courses are offered to which grade group and which time. This is an in-person program at the U of T St. George campus.

Program Details


Saturdays: May 25, June 1, & June 8, 2024


Courses are offered in either mornings or afternoons. Students are welcome to take part in both a morning course and an afternoon course if they like, but please note that lunch is unsupervised.

Morning Courses
9:30 AM–10:00 AM — Arrival
10:00 AM–1:00 PM — Lectures & Activities
1:00 PM — Dismissal

Afternoon Courses
2:00 PM–2:30 PM — Arrival
2:30 PM–5:30 PM — Lectures & Activities
5:30 PM — Dismissal


This program is offered to students in Grades 9–12 (2023/2024 academic year).

Creating an Active Account

If this is your first time registering for one of our programs, you will be prompted to create an Active account as you register. If you are successful in getting a spot in the workshop, your spot will be held for you as you complete the registration form, so no need to rush.

Please note that it is not possible to create an account before the registration date.


If you see that a course is waitlisted on the registration page, that means there are no available spaces. If a space opens up in the course, those on the waitlist will be notified immediately in the order that they registered.


$280 for 1 course
(each course meets three times, May 25, June 1, & June 8, 2024)

Cancellation Policy

A refund or a credit, less a $50 administrative fee is available for cancellation requests received by 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, May 16, 2024. No refunds or credits will be issued after this point. For more details regarding cancellation deadlines, please refer to your confirmation email once you have completed the registration process.


Bursaries are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and protected persons who demonstrate financial need. See our bursary page find out more about our bursary application process and to apply.

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Course Offerings

Grade 9/10

Engineering Sampler

Morning Course

Embark on an exciting exploration of the boundless possibilities of engineering! Over three weeks, you will collaborate with other students to tackle the future of transportation from the perspective of several different engineering disciplines. You will get the chance to experience fields such as robotics, chemistry, urban design, and more. Led by current engineering and science students, this course is packed full of hands-on activities to help unlock the fascinating world of engineering and design!

Disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical & Computer, Chemical, Material Science, Civil, Industrial

Grade 9/10

The Marvels of Aerodynamics

Afternoon Course

Take off on an enlightening exploration of aerodynamics and airfoil design in this dynamic course. From foundational principles to advanced concepts, participants will delve into the fascinating world of fluid dynamics and lift generation. Through a mix of theoretical lectures and practical demonstrations, students will gain insight into the design and optimization of airfoils for various applications. Join us on this journey to uncover the secrets of flight and enhance your understanding of aerodynamic phenomena.

Disciplines: Engineering Science (Aerospace)

Grade 11/12

Electrifying the Future

Morning Course

Take a deep dive into the problems that face our society in the transition to green energy. Learn about renewable energy production, building electric vehicles and motors, and how much energy we really need to power our future needs. Build your own solar powered car and model electricity uses in the next 10 years.

Disciplines: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering Science (Energy Systems)

Grade 11/12

Engineering Sampler

Afternoon Course

Take a tour of engineering disciplines! Over three Saturdays, you will team up with other students to improve everyday life for future generations through the lens of several diverse engineering disciplines. Delve into fields like robotics, chemistry, urban design, and beyond, guided by experienced engineering and science students. Prepare for a hands-on journey that unveils the captivating realm of engineering and design!

Disciplines: Civil, Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical & Computer, Chemical, Material Science

Registrations Open

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