Game Changers Summer Camp — Ages 9 to 12

Game Changers Summer Camp FAQ

How do I register for your camp?

Register for our camp by following the Register Online button. We accept VISA and Mastercard payment for online registrations. Please contact our client reservation team if you need to pay using another method or have any problems with the registration. Please note that your spot in the camp is not guaranteed until payment is received.

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Can I register my child if they are not within the age-range for the camp?

This camp is designed for a specific age range. In order to ensure the best experience for your child we ask that they fall within the specified age range by the start of the camp.

When are credit card payments processed?

Credit cards are processed immediatey through our secure online registration system. A valid email is required for a receipt to be sent to you.

I did not receive a confirmation package, how can I find out if my child is registered and where can I get the confirmation package information?

You should have received a confirmation package in your e-mail. Please check you junk folders to make sure it isn’t there. If you did not receive one, please contact the Client Reservation Team.

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I did not receive a receipt by email. How can I get one?

You should have received an invoice as part of your confirmation e-mail for registration with the camps. If you have not received this contact the Client Reservation Team and they will resend it.

1-866-442-4416 (toll-free in Canada)

I'm having problems with your online registration. What can I do?

Please call or email the Client Reservations Team. They are available between the hours of 8: 613-991-3044
1-866-442-4416 (toll-free in Canada)

What is your cancellation policy?

You can cancel your registration up to 2 weeks before the start of the day camp. There is a $30 fee for cancellations. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after the 2 week cut-off.

What is a day like at your camp?

Campers will learn various principles of video game design, from the game design stage to sound effects and graphics. They will also learn some basic logic and coding principles. Each day consists of activities both on and off of the computers with a portion of the day spent playing outside.

Where are your camps held?

Our camps are held on the Woodroffe campus of Algonquin College. The camp will take place in two rooms in the School of Media and Design which is situated on the third floor of building J.

What is before and after care?

For parents or guardians who are unable to pick-up and drop-off their children during camp hours we invite you to register you children in before and after care. During the hours of 8 am – 9 am and 4pm – 5pm children will be supervised while they are occupied with games and other activities.

What is your instructor to camper ratio?

We have a minimum instructor to camper ratio of 1:7.

Are your instructors trained in First Aid?

We require all of our instructors to be trained in Emergency First Aid and CPR.

Are the campers on the computer all day?

Although many of our activities are computer based, our campers spend recess outside (weather permitting). We aim to have a balance between activities on the computer and unplugged activities.

What are the camp hours? Where do I drop off and pick up my child?

Camp runs from 9 am – 4 pm, while children registered in before and after car arrive as early as 8 am and stay as late as 5 pm.   Pick-up and drop-off will be on the 3rd floor of building J on the Algonquin College Woodroffe campus.

When is the open house? Where is it held?

The open house occurs at the end of each week. Starting at 3 pm on the Friday afternoon, this will be an opportunity for friends and family to see and test the video games the campers have accomplished creating over the past week.

Why do you have a girls-only week?

The girls only week was created to increase female participation. The aim is to increase awareness of and participation in computer science for girls.

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