Sunset to Sunrise Camp-In


Take a look at our new and improved Camp-In format! After much discussion and consideration, Science North has decided to revamp its overnight program. Students and supervisors will still get the chance to experience an all-night science Extravaganza but with a slight twist in the old format. Check out the example schedule below for more information!

You arrive earlier and leave later! This will allow your students to interact with all the experiences that Science North has to offer – the butterfly gallery, meeting our animal ambassadors, Live Discovery Theatre Shows and other bluecoat lead experiences. Afterwards students will have dinner and then participate in fun and hands-on STEM activities, accompanied by team building activities, IMAX® and the Planetarium.

In the following format, there is a designated time for the students to rest and relax. Students will get the chance to sleep on their own cot, in our renown Vale Cavern. In the morning, the everyone will have breakfast, experience another Discovery Theatre Show, visit our Exhibit hall and conclude the visit with a stop at Whizards, our gift shop.

If you have any questions regarding the new format, please contact sabrina.welden [at]


  • 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!
  • 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


  • Student — $82
  • Supervising Adult$42

We require a minimum of 25 students to book a camp-in experience. We have a max capacity of 60 students per night.

15 students / 1 supervisor + 1 additional supervisor for entire group










Camp-Ins are only available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in May and June 2024.

  • Tuesday, May 7
  • Wednesday, May 8
  • Tuesday, May 14
  • Wednesday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 21
  • Wednesday, May 22
  • Tuesday, May 28
  • Wednesday, May 29
  • Tuesday, June 4
  • Wednesday, June 5
  • Tuesday, June 11
  • Wednesday, June 12 

Bookings will open December 2023


IMAX® with Laser marks a quantum leap in cinema technology. The sharpest, brightest, clearest, and most vivid digital images ever are combined with a whole new level of immersive audio. You will get the chance to pick from the current offering – one of our documentaries or, for an extra cost, a blockbuster that we are currently offering.


Travel through the universe in Science North's digital Planetarium. Extend your educational experience into the stars! Your students will be immersed in the sciences of the universe. Led by our scientists, this high-tech, multimedia experience is designed to complement the space curriculum while sparking an interest in the world beyond our planet. Using high-quality imagery and audio, the Planetarium brings to life your students' journey through space.


4:00pm–5:45pm Science Centre Exploration
5:45pm–6:30pm Discovery Theatre Show
6:30pm–7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm–7:30pm Intro / Team Building
7:30pm–8:15pm Activity 1
8:15pm–9:00pm Activity 2
9:00pm–10:00pm IMAX
10:00pm–10:45pm Activity 3
10:45pm–11:30pm Activity 4
11:30pm–12:00am Team Building
12:00am–12:30am Planetarium
12:30am–12:45am Settle into Cavern
12:45am–6:45am Sleep
6:45am–7:00am Wake-Up Music
7:00am–7:30am Breakfast
7:30am–8:00am Team Building
8:00am–8:30am Discovery Theatre Show
8:30am–9:00am Exhibit Hall
9:00am–9:30am Whizards (Gift Shop)

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