Since its establishment, NIHERST has resourcefully pursued its mandate to promote the development of science, technology and higher education in Trinidad and Tobago, and enhance the innovative ,creative, and entrepreneurial capabilities of the general population. This includes fostering an appreciation of and interest in science, especially among youth.
NIHERST's Vacation Camps provide youth with an opportunity for constructive learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content. The goal of this programme is to contribute to the development of the next generation of STEM thought leaders.
Our live instructor-led sessions feature small group sizes to maximize interactivity.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot today!
One-Day-Fun-Day Pop-up Camps
3rd - 26th August
9:00a.m. - 2:30p.m.
Selected NALIS Libraries Locations
Controlled camp sessions will be conducted across ten (10) public library locations during the month of August.
In Person Registration Link: Click here!
Descriptions and details about each theme can be accessed by clicking the tab below.
1-day Camp Themes and Descriptions 5-6 years
5-6 years Scary Species Enter the world of weird,scary plants and animals and learn about their adaptations and features. Are you brave enough? Dino Day Calling all Dino-fans! Come have fun with your favorite dinosaurs and learn about DNA on the way! Space Cadets Welcome young cadets! Take off into space and explore the Milky Way on this journey through the stars. Science vs. Magic All magicians and scientists welcomed! Try to debunk our tricks and answer ‘Is it magic or science?’
Detailed NALIS Library Locations and Dates 5-6 years
5-6 years Date in August Location Theme Wed 3rd Port of Spain Scary Species Thu 4th Port of Spain Dino Day Fri 5th Port of Spain Space Cadets Mon 8th Rio Claro Science vs. Magic Tue 9th Rio Claro Scary Species Wed 10th Rio Claro Dino Day Thu 11th St. James Space Cadets Fri 12th St. Helena Science vs. Magic Mon 15th Couva Scary Species Tue 16th Couva Dino Day Wed 17th Couva Space Cadets Thu 18th Sangre Grande Science vs. Magic Fri 19th Tunapuna Scary Species Mon 22nd Point Fortin Dino Day Tue 23rd Barataria Space Cadets Wed 24th Barataria Science vs. Magic Thu 25th Barataria Scary Species Fri 26th Maloney Dino Day
1-day Camp Themes and Descriptions 7-9 years
7-9 years Mad Science Become a ‘Mad Scientist’ as you delve into the world of physics and identify STEM concepts all around you. See just how crazy science can be! Fear Factor Beware! Only brave ones enter here! Explore science behind the scary, the spooky, the gross and the icky and dare to take our Fear Factor Challenge! AstroKidz Join us on a journey through the galaxy and investigate telescopes and space technology along the way! It’s an Astro-venture! Feel the Beat Uncover the exciting world of science hidden behind your favorite songs and make your own instruments! Don’t stop the STEM Beat!
Detailed NALIS Library Locations and Dates 7-9 years
7-9 years Date in August Location Theme Wed 3rd Port of Spain Mad Science Thu 4th Port of Spain Fear Factor Fri 5th Port of Spain Astrokidz Mon 8th Rio Claro Feel the Beat Tue 9th Rio Claro Mad Science Wed 10th Rio Claro Fear Factor Thu 11th St. James Astrokidz Fri 12th St. Helena Feel the Beat Mon 15th Couva Mad Science Tue 16th Couva Fear Factor Wed 17th Couva Astrokidz Thu 18th Point Fortin Feel the Beat Fri 19th Sangre Grande Mad Science Mon 22nd Tunapuna Fear Factor Tue 23rd Barataria Astrokidz Wed 24th Barataria Feel the Beat Thu 25th Barataria Mad Science Fri 26th Maloney Fear Factor
1-day Camp Themes and Descriptions 10-13 years
10-13 years Coding Zone Come have fun with Strawbees and Quirkbot as you program your way through the Coding Zone! Can you crack the code? Virtual World Enter a whole new world as you explore virtual reality systems and their applications. It’s a virtual world out there! Space Academy Welcome to Space Academy! Come explore our Solar System and investigate the pull of gravity. Sea to Sea Dive into our world’s oceans and encounter all the amazing sea creatures and their methods of survival. It's gonna be a splash!
Detailed NALIS Library Locations and Dates 10-13 years
10-13 years Date in August Location Theme Wed 3rd Port of Spain Coding Zone Thu 4th Port of Spain Virtual World Fri 5th Port of Spain Space Academy Mon 8th Rio Claro Sea to Sea Tue 9th Rio Claro Coding Zone Wed 10th Rio Claro Virtual World Thu 11th St. Helena Space Academy Fri 12th St. James Sea to Sea Mon 15th Couva Coding Zone Tue 16th Couva Virtual World/td> Wed 17th Couva Space Academy Thu 18th Tunapuna Sea to Sea Fri 19th Point Fortin Coding Zone Mon 22nd Sangre Grande Virtual World Tue 23rd Barataria Space Academy Wed 24th Barataria Sea to Sea Thu 25th Barataria Coding Zone Fri 26th Maloney Virtual World