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Winter Camp – South Vancouver – Ages 6-12

December 19, 2022 - December 23, 2022


MiniMaker’s Winter Break camp is back!

Running from Monday, December 19th to Friday, December 23rd, our winter camp will incorporate educational field trips in the Greater Vancouver area, hands-on building activities using our kid-safe tools, interactive science experiments and biology lessons developed by our in-house Biology expert – and so much more!


Every day will be unique and an opportunity to imagine, be creative and work hands-on to make it the most fun camp ever!

*Attractions are subject to change based on availability and operating hours. Minimakers will provide updates should the agenda change.

Monday – In-Studio

  • LEARN about the salmon life cycle through a lesson developed by our in-house biology expert
  • BUILD our solar system kit and discuss the importance of the winter solstice holiday
  • EXPERIENCE the science behind arctic climate change
  • EXPLORE our kid-safe tools to build traditional indigenous winter dwellings
  • MAKE your own mini toboggan and snowshoes
  • ENJOY buttery popcorn freshly made in-studio

Tuesday – In-Studio

  • LEARN about a variety of winter animals and their winter survival adaptations
  • BUILD our antigravity magnetic levitation kit and learn about winter animal migration
  • EXPERIENCE winter microorganisms and snowflakes under the microscope
  • EXPLORE the science behind how arctic animals stay warm during the winter
  • MAKE wooden snowflakes to decorate your Christmas tree
  • ENJOY a “lunch break with penguins” through Happy Feet songs
  • CREATE a winter animal frame using our industrial laser machine

Wednesday – Vancouver Aquarium

  • LEARN about the marine winter animals in British Columbia and their survival tactics 
  • EXPERIENCE how the community and animals are connected in their environment
  • EXPLORE marine biodiversity, from ocean animals to coral reefs
  • ENJOY interactive exhibits such as Canada’s Arctic, the wet lab and the Marine Mammal Rescue exhibit at the Vancouver Aquarium

Thursday – In-Studio

  • LEARN about the history of Canada and the Winter Olympics through exploring the 1988 Calgary and 2010 Vancouver Games
  • BUILD your own Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony using our kid-safe tools
  • EXPERIENCE the Winter Olympic spirit through a variety of activities
  • EXPLORE the physics and mechanics behind various olympic sports
  • MAKE a customized olympic ring
  • ENJOY buttery popcorn freshly made in-studio
  • CREATE your own Olympics mascot from the design to build process

Friday – In-Studio

  • LEARN about the origins of snow storms through a simulated snow storm experiment
  • BUILD our mini crank light kit and discuss winter storm safety
  • EXPERIENCE the science behind how trees survive during winter
  • EXPLORE our kid-safe tools to build a photo frame to display a family picture for the holidays
  • MAKE snowmen using instant snow
  • ENJOY homemade maple syrup snow candy
  • CREATE personalized Christmas ornaments using our industrial laser machine

Key Information:

Drop off time: 8:30 – 9:00am

Pick up time: 4pm

*Attractions are subject to change based on availability and operating hours. Minimakers will provide updates should the agenda change. 

Price/Spots available: $499 for full week, per student – max 12 students

 At drop-off, your child will need to have:

  • Weather appropriate clothing (ex. Winter jacket, boots, tuque)
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch and snacks (nut free – following “school rules”)
  • Backpack for personal items


December 19, 2022
December 23, 2022
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MiniMakers South Vancouver
408 East Kent Ave, Unit 110
Vancouver, British Columbia V5X 2X7 Canada
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