Engineering for Kids


Cardel Rec South has partnered with Engineering for Kids ( to offer some new and exciting programming for your scientist!

 (Third party programs offered at Cardel Rec South do not have two tiered pricing. Prices are set by the provider)


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Junior Coding

Do you like creating stories and games? Come learn to code your own!

Using Scratch Junior, Build your own scenes and characters and bring them to life through interactive stories and games. Our Jr. Coders will learn the basics of problem-solving And coding through visual programming blocks. Come join the fun!


Ages 5 - 7 years

Day/Time: Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Cost:  $100.00 (5 weeks) 

May 16, 2019 - June 13, 2019 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 5 weeks Course Code #7848

Introduction to Python Coding  

An introductory course using the programming language Python for people with no programming experience. Our unique mix of introductory content and challenges will bring you to a thorough understanding of Python and programming itself. We've taught this content to students of varying ages from diverse backgrounds and we're sure it'll suit you too.

Ages 8 - 15 years

Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $150.00 (5 weeks)

May 16, 2019 - June 13, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 5 weeks Course Code #7849

Advanced Robotics


This is an amazing adventure in new age robotics, what if you had a robot who listened to your every command? Design, build, and program a humanoid robot to tackle and environmental challenge or dance to your favourite song. Your new friend can respond to your voice, have a conversation, see colors, and even recognize your face! Learn about coding, electronics, and engineering while designing your ideal humanoid robot!

Ages 8 - 15 years 

Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm  

Cost: $165

February 21, 2019 - March 21, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 5 weeks Course Code #7747

STEM Mini Winter Camp (Teachers' Convention) Feb 14 & 15

Join in on STEM Fun this Winter - Teachers' Convention STEM Winter Camp

Kids will kick off with Robo Games and Lego Mindstorms robotics.

Do you love Lego? Do you love robots and have a passion for adventure? This is camp is for YOU! 

Build, wire, and program your own robot to compete in various games and tasks. Learn valuable skills in coding, problem-solving, and engineering while designing the ultimate BOT!

Kids will also work on hands-on engineering activities to take home.

The young engineers will have to build their own flashlights to make it through a dark and stormy night. The next task is putting together a hovering vehicle to move on to the final destination: Candy Catapult lane.


Ages 7 - 12 years 

Day/Time: Thursday/Friday, 9:00am - 4:00 pm  

Cost: $80 for a one day option or $150 for BOTH 

February 14/15, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 2 Days Course Code #7750

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.  

 **Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood, Somerset & Silverado.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

Please Note: There will be a $45.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.