STEM Holiday Clubs

Here at Nexus we are all about promoting STEM to children in Cornwall. As part of this we run a range of STEM Holiday Clubs that your Year 5 son or daughter can attend at our Nexus Campus.


All the clubs are run by fully qualified Science and Maths teachers, and offer heaps of fun and lots of learning too!


The dates for our next STEM Holiday Club have been announced. The club will run on the 8th-11th April 2019.

To register your interest email our team at Nexus on

Easter Camp 2019

Following the huge success of last year’s Year 5 STEM Camp, we will be again running a Year 5 STEM Easter camp for the 2018/2019 academic year.

The camp will run at our Nexus Campus over the Easter Holidays from Monday 8th April – Wednesday 10th April 2019 inclusive and will be open to both boys and girls currently in Year 5.  The camp will start at 9.30am daily and finish at 3.30pm.  On the final day of the camp parents will be able to join us for a presentation at 2.15pm.

We are planning a really exciting programme of experiments and experiences for the children who attend this camp. From 3D printing, Coding Challenges and Escape Rooms, we’ve got everything here to keep your science-mad child entertained!

The cost of the camp will be £70 for the full three days.  Unfortunately we are unable to accept bookings for individual days.  Refunds will only be given in exceptional circumstances and only upon receipt of documentary evidence in support.

Places on this camp are limited and we again expect a strong demand.  Bookings therefore will therefore not be confirmed until such time as we have received a completed and signed booking/consent form and full payment.  All places thereafter will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

In order to request a booking/consent form please contact our reception on

Easter Camp 2018

The lucky attendees at our 2018 Year 5 STEM Easter Camp had three jam packed days of activities.

The children had a blast with many workshops including a maths murder mystery, a spaghetti engineering challenge, a day of chemistry, a meteorite crater investigation and tardigrade hunting.

All the children have had an amazing time filled with outstanding experiences and we hope that we have inspired them to continue following their passion and interest in STEM.

Student feedback:

“The Easter Camp was the best because we were doing fun learning!”

“It was an enjoyable experience.”

“It was fun and I would do it all again!”

“I really liked it and I learnt a lot from it.”

“I really liked the homemade indicators.”

“I really liked the Easter Camp, I think it will encourage more kids to get involved like me.”

“I loved playing sardines.”

“I thought it was great.”

“I thought there were loads of epic opportunities to try new things and make new friends.”

“So fun! I hope you do it again next Easter and Happy Easter!”

“At the camp everyone including the teachers was amazing and fun.”

“It was great, I really enjoyed it!”

“I really enjoyed coming to the camp.”

“I loved it! It was great fun! I loved Chemistry and I learnt lots of new things.”

“It was really fun.”

“I really loved the camp because I have done experiments that I don’t get to do at school.”

“It was amazing.”

“I think Nexus is a place where people interested in Science and Maths can learn for fun!”

“I loved the whole thing.”

“I loved the hands-on Science and Maths. I would DEFINITELY do it again!”

“I loved Nexus because it’s learning in such a fun way.”

“I loved the pH columns because they combined my love of Chemistry and rainbows!”

“I thought it was great; it challenged us and I want to apply for Nexus next year.”

Parent feedback:

100% of parents rated the quality of provision as outstanding or good, and 86% were outstanding!

100% of parents would recommend the camp to other parents.


Summer Camp 2017

Student feedback:

“Taking part was amazing!”

“I thought it was really fun!”

“It was amazing. I would do it one million more times”

“I thought it was really good and I will encourage my sister to go when she is in Year 5”

“I loved the Summer Camp and would like to do it all again! It really got me into Science, Engineering and Astronomy.”

“I loved it!”

“These three days have been amazing.”

“It was fun and interesting.”

“I found that I love using Bunsen burners!”

“I loved it and after being here I am thinking of being a Scientist.”

“It was the best ever Summer Camp!”

“I really enjoyed it. The thing I enjoyed most was the Space Day…it was AMAZING!”

“I thought the STEM Summer Camp was so fun and I would love to come again.”

“I really enjoyed it and it made me want to be a chemist when I am older.”

“I thought it was amazing. I loved meeting new people.”