Workshops

During the months of October, November, December, May and June,  Western Engineering Outreach offers workshops for elementary and secondary schools. The focus of these workshops is to increase the awareness and enjoyment of science and engineering while complimenting the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum. Energetic Western Engineering Outreach instructors travel across Southwestern Ontario to provide workshops to children in Grades K-12.

Workshop Descriptions

For a full list of the workshops we offer please go to our Workshop Description page. You can also download a printable PDF of our workshop descriptions here.

Location

There are three options for booking workshops with Western Engineering Outreach:

  1. In-person workshop at your school
  2. In-person workshop at Western University campus
  3. Virtual workshop, with the option for materials to be dropped of to your classroom prior to the workshop

Some workshops are only available in person.

Cost

Each workshop is designed for a maximum of 30 students. Please see below for pricing:

  • Virtual Elementary Workshop + no materials - Ideal for virtual school classroom: $50/workshop
  • Virtual Elementary Workshop + materials - Ideal for in-person school classroom: $100/workshop
  • In-person Elementary Workshop + materials - 1.5-2 hour workshop: $120/workshop
  • In-person Elementary Workshop + materials - full-day workshop: $160/full-day

High school workshops (grade 9-12) are FREE for May-June 2022!

Depending on your location there may be an extra cost for mileage. 

Discounts

Have you been part of our WEMADEIT teacher program? Or do you work with underrepresented youth in STEM? Let us know as there might be a discount that can be applied to your booking. Additionally, if you book multiple workshops for the same day an automatic 5% discount will be applied for those workshops.

Book a Workshop

To book a workshop please fill out our online workshop booking form, found here

If you have any questions related to booking a workshop please contact Discovery Western by phone at 519-661-2111 ext. 88826 or email discover@uwo.ca.

Cancellation Policy

A 20% non-refundable administration fee is applied to all cancellations made up to 10 business days prior to the workshop session date. 

All cancellations must be submitted in writing at least 10 business days prior to the workshop session date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 10 business days prior to the workshop session date. No refunds will be made in the event of the university or school closure.

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic circumstances, this policy may be waived at the discretion of the Manager of Outreach.