We're excited to meet you this summer!

Our programs aim to show campers that everything they need for success is already within them. 

Each program is offered around a central theme as a lens to look inward.  

Each theme is something we're deeply interested and passionate about - and excited to share!

To sign-up for camp, pick the program that interests you the most (or all f them) or the location that's most convenient for you from the list below.


Camps by topic

Designing a Better World


In this program, students will learn about various facets of design thinking and how to apply principles of design to find solutions to the various problems that face our modern world. Topics include optimizing space, sustainability, and use of modern technology, among others.

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Leadership by Design: Chart your Own Course


This program is designed for high school students interested in making their mark on the world. Participants will use design thinking as a means of finding out more about who they are and how they can bring positive change to the world around them. 

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Your University Thrival Guide


About to start a new life chapter? We know how tough first year can be and want to give you a toolkit for success based on wisdom we've picked up over our combined 15+ years attending and teaching at universities. You can do more than just survive first year - you can build a foundation to thrive! 

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Camps by Location

Dragon Academy


Join us at Dragon Academy this summer as we explore the relationships between mathematics, design thinking, and leadership development. 

More about Dragon Camps

Braincubator HQ


The Braincubator workspace is one of our favourite places to learn so we thought we'd bring you along!

More about Braincubator Camps

Bring a Friend Discount!

The more the merrier!

Sign up for Designing a Better World with a friend and save $50 off registration each!

Here's how to redeem this offer:

1. Invite a friend to come to camp with you!

2. Complete and submit registration for Designing a Better World.

3. Send us an email with your name and your friends name. When we see both registrations, we'll apply the rebate or discount to your chosen method of payment.

4. Enjoy camp in August with new and old friends!

Note that "friend" can also include siblings or other relatives. Full payment must be received before the start of the program. 



Sign up the way you want to!

Easy one-step registration:

Fill in the form below, select the program you want to register for, and provide your payment details. 

And you're done! You will receive payment receipt and confirmation by email!

I would rather keep things separate:

Download the registration form and send the completed form to us by email at connect@pineconeproject.ca . We'll send you a registration form along with separate payment options (credit card, cash, cheque, or e-transfer all work!).  Note that payment is required to secure your spot at camp and is due before the program begins.


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Refund Policy


All notifications of cancellation must be received by email at connect@pineconeproject.ca

You may cancel up to 14 days prior to the program start date to receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received later than 14 days prior to program start will not be eligible for a refund. Should you be able to attend a different program in our current season, we would be happy to accommodate you if space is available. There are no refunds for partial attendance, missed program days, or not completing the program. In the case of serious illness, please contact us to provide documentation.  We cannot be responsible for other travel or accommodation expenses. Note that it may take 2 to 4 weeks for refunds to be processed. 

Should the Pincone Project find it necessary to cancel a program, a full refund of registration fees will be granted. Notification of a cancellation will be made by email. Please be sure to provide an email address you monitor often. 

Policy effective: June, 2019