Science Rocks! Campers welcome former Snowbirds Team Leader, Scratch Mitchell

Our Science Rocks! campers were thrilled to meet former RCAF fighter pilot and Snowbirds jet Team Leader, Rob Mitchell aka Scratch this week. Scratch flew in from Vancouver where “he is living out his dreams balancing acting, flying and producing film and TV”. The third generation pilot shared photos of his craft and told stories … Read more

Agriculture welcomes 4-H Food for Thought Group

The Agriculture Technology Department was thrilled to host the 4-H Food for Thought group last month. Thirty-five delegates from ages 14-15 years of age, rotated through different activities at our facility. They toured the pollinator garden, propagation area, learned about body condition scoring of goats and about the halal meat market. Special thanks to Dr. … Read more

Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing at UFV

We kicked off the summer with our Cryptography, Codes and Crime Scenes week by welcoming 23 of Fraser Valley’s most eager scientists!  Each camper brought their creativity to solve mysteries by problem solving and uncovering hidden secrets! Above all, our campers realized that math is totally cool! We have no doubt they learned something new … Read more

Science Rocks! receives $5,000 grant from BC Hydro’s Community Giving Program

Thank you to BC Hydro’s Community Giving Program for the $5,000 Grassroots Grant to help support our Science Rocks! Summer Camps program. Through your grant we will be able to continue to create a fun environment for our campers to learn and explore science. You truly make the difference for us, and we are extremely … Read more

Faculty of Science receives the 2022 Community Matters Award from the Abbotsford School District

The Faculty of Science is this year’s recipient of the 2022 Community Matters Award from the Abbotsford School District. Dr. Lucy Lee, Caroline Majeau, and Janice Nagtegaal accepted the award on behalf of the Faculty on June 14 during the Public Board Meeting at the Abbotsford District Board office (pictured above L-R: Trustee Preet Rai, … Read more

Science Rocks! receives $3,000 grant from the Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) Smart and Caring Grants for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 11, 2022 Denise Thandi, ACF Committee Chair and member of the ACF board of directors, presented Dr. Robin Endelman, Science Rocks Coordinator, and Devon Bailey, Senior Advancement Officer with … Read more

Super Science Club is back!

After being on hiatus for 2 years due to the pandemic, Super Science Club is back and better than ever! We have over 12 schools participating in our program this year. Thank you to Jennifer Bennato, Principal from Matsqui Elementary for inviting us into your school to bring engaging STEM activities to your students. Super … Read more

Exploring the landforms with SLUEC faculty, Olav Lian and Carolyn Atkins

The Geography 202 Class recently returned from their two-day field trip with Dr. Olav Lian and Carolyn Atkins. They were finally able to see the landscape they’ve been learning all about for real! It was evident that Olav and Carolyn were finally back in their element! The trip started off in a rainstorm but once … Read more

Science totally rocks at UFV! After two long years Science Rocks! welcomes back campers!

The Faculty of Science outreach program, Science Rocks! has not seen a camper since Summer 2019 due to the pandemic … that was until Saturday, October 16, 2021 when we kicked off our Science Rocks! Days! This event is an extension of our week-long Science Rocks! Summer Camp program. 24 campers, aged 9-11, spent a … Read more