Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing at UFV

We are excited to report that our 2019 Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing. Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Korissa Heibner and her crew Raina Goerzen, Nathan Enns and Phil Um the kids are having … Read more

Let’s Talk Science Outreach is here at UFV!

We are very excited to announce that the Let’s Talk Science outreach program has officially arrived at UFV! We have now joined other universities from across Canada who connect educators and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences to both classroom and community … Read more

Science Rocks! 2018 says goodbye to another fantastic summer!

Our final Science Rocks! Camp of the summer finished off at our Chilliwack Campus last week. We we were so excited to have 142 campers from grades 4-7 spend part of their summer with us enjoying some amazing science based activities. This was our biggest summer yet! Thank you to all the campers for helping … Read more

Science Rocks! at the 2018 Abbotsford Airshow!

Science Rocks! was invited to take part in the static display at the 2018 Abbotsford International Airshow alongside UFV’s branded Boeing 747 aircraft and the Aerospace Trades booth. This was a great opportunity for us to showcase our summer camps as well as other science outreach programs. David Mora Perea, our Let’s Talk Science Coordinator, … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camps are in full swing!

It’s now week #4 and we’re happy to report 90 campers have rocked their way through our doors so far! Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Marlee Fisher and her crew Korissa Heibner and Nathan Enns the kids … Read more

Family Fun Night of Science at Eugene Reimer!

Eugene Reimer Middle School in Abbotsford invited our team of scientists to their Family Night on May 17, 2018. David Mora Perea, UFV Science Student, demonstrates the Van de Graaff generator for the group of parents and students. Other demonstrations and hands-on activities were hosted by our Super Science Club facilitators.

Science at Vedder Bear Country’s Family Gathering May 2018

The University of the Fraser Valley and Science Rocks! were excited to be a part of this amazing event held on May 16, 2018 at Vedder Elementary School in Chilliwack. The focus was on community resources, partner programs, and services provided for families throughout this amazing community. Door prizes, games and dinner at the Den … Read more

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Alumnus appears on episode of Emerald Code: Decoded

So, where can Science Fair take you? Well check this out! 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) gold medal recipient, Mac Smith appeared on the first episode of the new STEM series Emerald Code: Decoded. Mac, a grade 8 student at Clayburn Middle School in Abbotsford, took his Concussion Alert System to the Canada … Read more

Math Mania + Gordon Greenwood Elementary = Great Fun!

Our first Math Mania event of the year was held on October 4th at Gordon Greenwood Elementary in Langley. A group of UFV faculty and student volunteers spent the evening sharing hands-on activities with the kids and their parents. One parent was overheard saying, “I thought the evening would be spent working on math equations” … Read more

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