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

Volunteer as a Leader/Facilitator for Science Rocks! Days

The Faculty of Science is running a new science outreach program this semester! Science Rocks! Days is a series of one-day science education events for children, held on Saturdays, on our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We have events for kids in grades 4-8. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be  inquisitive … Read more

Science Rocks! Days receives $5,000 grant from Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 20, Robin Endelman, Science Rocks! Coordinator, was presented with a $5,000 Smart & Caring Community Grant cheque to support the launch of our new Science Rocks! Days. (Pictured above Jennifer Willford, ACF Community … Read more

Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more

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

Rotary Club of Chilliwack receives Gold Sponsor status with Science Rocks! 2019

The Science Rocks! summer camp program received a large donation last month from the Rotary Club of Chilliwack to help support our science camps being held in Chilliwack this August. As a gold sponsor they were awarded with a framed certificate at their meeting held last month. Their donation will go a long way to … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitator Needed!

Work as a Camp Facilitator! Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for kids in grades 4-6, held at UFV, with four weeks in Abbotsford and two weeks in Chilliwack. We are looking for UFV students who…… Have a passion for science, love working with kids, and are excited to bring these two … 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