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

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators 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? ABSOLUTELY! Summer 2017

Our Science Rocks summer camps are well underway! We are already into Week #3 Sense-sational Science! Our campers this week will be enjoying activities involving the 5 senses. What could top fun experiments in a lab? How about fun activities outside on the green! Each week ends with a pizza party, ice cream and a … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Needed!

Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5, 6 and 7. The camps are held for four weeks at the UFV Abbotsford campus and two more weeks at CEP in Chilliwack. We are looking for UFV students who … Have a passion for science, love working with kids, … Read more

Is the Work-study program worth the effort? You bet!

How can you go wrong at building your skills while you study! The Work-study program allows you to gain 120 hours of professional employment experience over the course of one semester in conjunction with your studies. Biology Professor and Outreach Coordinator, Christine Dalton put out a call in January for a work-study student to organize … Read more

Science Rocks! 2016 Summer Camps Finished for the Year

The final Science Rocks! camp of 2016 finished up on Friday, August 12th. Over the past 6 weeks, 95 campers from grades 4-7 enjoyed week long science based demonstrations and activities from finding out why some things stink to mystery solving and forensics. We hope all our campers had fun and learned something new, and … Read more

Science Rocks! The 2016 Aboriginal Youth Camp!

There was so much fun had at the Science Rocks Aboriginal Youth Camp last week it would make your hair stand up! 24 kids from Grades 4 – 7 signed up for a week of fun activities and found out how cool science really is! Thanks to Ian Affleck and our Science Rocks! Team Leaders, … Read more

Science Rocks! Camp #3 – Things in our genes underway!

UFV is buzzing with the sounds of future scientists! Students in grades 4 – 7 who have registered for this week’s Science Rocks! camp will be taking part in activities involving mystery solving, forensics and finding out what’s in our genes! Be sure to check out the fun from our past 2 weeks in our … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Goes off with a BANG!

Public school is out for the summer so let the fun begin! UFV Science Rocks! Camp 1 welcomed our newest campers this morning. Each day will include activities and demonstrations organized by our A+ science leaders! Over the course of the week, campers can expect to experience activities from Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics! Registration … Read more

2016 SCIENCE ROCKS! Summer Camps

The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! camps every year in July and August. The day camps are designed especially for young people going into Grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 in the Fall. These camps are a great fun and an awesome learning opportunity for campers. Each camp week is organized by UFV students … Read more