Sunset to Sunrise Camp-In

PLAN YOUR SUNSET TO SUNRISE CAMP-IN


Sunset to Sunrise Camp-In — The Science North you know and love but with a little twist!

Spend the entire night at Science North (7pm to 7am), staying up all night exploring the science centre and taking part in fun and informative programs. Experience larger than life movies on the giant IMAX® screen and have a blast watching explosions in our Discovery Theatre. Perfect for Grades 4–12, our Camp-In programs include a mix of education, entertainment, and adventure. Our experienced staff will lead your class throughout the night as they learn and laugh through science, leadership and team-building activities. We invite you to come back and re-discover science beyond the classroom!

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • No need to pay for overnight accommodations
  • Unique educational hands-on programming that isn't offered in our school programs during the day
  • Explore the science centre and our special exhibits hall
  • Food is included! A middle of the night pizza party and breakfast are included
  • Watch an IMAX® film — made complete with popcorn and a drink
  • Visit the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery
  • Take part in exciting science and team building challenges

To book your visit, please email schoolvisit [at] sciencenorth.ca with your two preferred dates, an estimate of the number of attendees and your contact information. A member of our team will be happy to help book your sunset to sunrise camp-in experience. Please note that due to the high volume of requests, there is a possibility we may not be able to accommodate your selected dates, but we will work with you to find an alternative.


PRICING

  • Student — $82
  • Supervising Adult — $42

We require a minimum of 25 students to book a camp-in experience. The minimum number of adults required can be found in the table below.

GROUP SIZE / RATIO

2529 STUDENTS

3 Supervising Adults

3044 STUDENTS

4 Supervising Adults

4559 STUDENTS

5 Supervising Adults

6074 STUDENTS

6 Supervising Adults

7589 STUDENTS

7 Supervising Adults

90104 STUDENTS

8 Supervising Adults

105120 STUDENTS

9 Supervising Adults


AVAILABLE DATES

NOTE: When booking, select the day you will arrive at the science centre

April 20 to June 26, 2023 Monday to Thursday

To book your visit, please email schoolvisit [at] sciencenorth.ca with your two preferred dates, an estimate of the number of attendees and your contact information. A member of our team will be happy to help book your sunset to sunrise camp-in experience. Please note that due to the high volume of requests, there is a possibility we may not be able to accommodate your selected dates, but we will work with you to find an alternative.


IMAX®

Film options will be provided closer to the date of the Camp-ins.


FOOD OPTIONS

Students will receive a pop and popcorn snack during the IMAX® movie, as well as pizza during the night. A choice of breakfast is provided at 6:30am. Students should bring enough liquids or a refillable water bottle to help them stay hydrated throughout the night. Students can bring their own additional snacks, but food is not to be consumed in the science centre. There will be designated snack times and areas. You may also add dinner to your itinerary for an additional cost. If you select dinner, you will need to arrive at the science centre by 6pm to ensure adequate time before the Camp-In begins.

BREAKFAST* (included in Camp-In price)

* Must select one option for entire class / school

BENTO BOX #1

INCLUDES:

  • Whole fruit
  • 3 x mini naan breads
  • Cheese portion
  • Nutrigrain bar
  • Chocolate bite
BENTO BOX #2

INCLUDES:

  • Croissant
  • Jam
  • Cookie
  • Whole fruit
HOT BREAKFAST #1* 

* Additional $2 + HST charge per person

INCLUDES:

  • 3 x pancakes
  • 2 x pork sausage
  • Whole fruit
  • Syrup
  • Juice
HOT BREAKFAST #2* 

* Additional $2 + HST charge per person

INCLUDES:

  • Bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich
  • Whole fruit
  • Juice

DINNER (optional)

CHICKEN DINNER ($21.53 / person)

INCLUDES:

  • 2 x Chicken fingers
  • Potato wedges
  • Rolls
  • Salad
  • Milk / juice
  • Ice cream cup dessert
PASTA and MEATBALLS ($19.71 / person)

INCLUDES:

  • Pasta
  • Tomato sauce
  • 2 x Meatballs
  • Rolls
  • Salad
  • Milk / juice
  • Ice cream cup dessert

ADD-ONS

VISIT DYNAMIC EARTH

  • Arrive earlier and visit Dynamic Earth, home of the Big Nickel, for an additional $11 per student, plus applicable taxes. Admission for supervising adults is free when accompanying students within the recommended ratio.

PAYMENT

A non-refundable deposit of $300 per school group is required to confirm your booking. This deposit is waived for Member schools. Full payment is required upon arrival at Science North. Please bring a cheque, VISA or MasterCard to pay the full amount of the invoice, less your deposit. Cheques are to be made payable to Science North and include your school’s name, invoice number, and visit date.


SAMPLE CAMP-IN SCHEDULE FOR 2023

7:00pm7:30pm

Team Building Activity #1

7:30pm8:00pm

Discovery Theatre show

8:00pm8:45pm

Program #1

8:45pm9:30pm

Program #2

9:30pm10:15pm

Program #3

10:15pm10:45pm

Exhibit Hall exploration

10:45pm11:45pm

IMAX® film (popcorn and drink)

11:45pm12:30am

Program #4

12:30am1:15am

Program #5

1:15am2:00am

Program #6

2:00am2:30am

Snack (pizza party)

2:30am3:00am

Team Building Activity #2

3:00am3:45am

Program #7

3:45am4:30am

Program #8

4:30am5:15am

Program #9

5:15am6:00am

Program #10

6:00am6:30am

Team Building Activity #3

6:30am7:00am

Breakfast

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