Summer camps with a difference at S&T

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On June 20, 2011

If you’re looking for a different kind of summer camp experience, check out Missouri University of Science and Technology’s extensive summer lineup.

With programs in science, technology and engineering, students are engaged through creative, hands-on activities. They can build a robot, fly a rocket or learn all about engineering. Girls can also learn about the environment or what careers in math, science and technology are all about.

Summer camps still accepting registration are listed below. Grade requirements for the camps are for the grade students will enter in fall 2011.

Aerospace Camp. Students age 10-13 spend three action-packed days in the world of space flight and aeronautics. Two sessions are available, July 12-14 and July 26-28.

Camp Invention. This day camp for students in first through sixth grade features fun, hands-on activities that encourage a passion for learning. Two sessions are still available, June 27-July 1 and Aug. 1-5.

Computer Highly Interactive Programming (C.H.I.P.) Camp. High school juniors and seniors explore computer careers in software design, programming and other digital technologies at this five-day camp, held July 17-21.

EcoCAR Camp. High school sophomores, juniors and seniors learn how plug-in hydrogen hybrid electric vehicles work using labs, modeling, design contests and more at this five-day camp, held July 10-14.

Girls Go Green. High school junior and senior girls explore careers that benefit society and the environment at this six-day camp, held July 17-22.

Jackling Introduction to Engineering. High school juniors and seniors gain insight into the exciting world of engineering during this five-day camp. Two sessions are available: July 10-14 and July 24-28.

Nuclear Engineering Camp. High school juniors and seniors spend six days learning about the field of nuclear engineering. The camp will be held July 17-22.

Robotics Camp. Students ages 12-15 (by Jan. 1, 2011) learn the basic principles of robotics, including electronics, sensors and motor controls at this three-day camp, held June 27-29.

Sports Camps. A variety of sports camps are offered. Visit for a complete schedule.
Campers attending overnight sessions will stay in Missouri S&T residence halls. Sessions fill quickly, so check for space availability, camp fees, enrollment deadlines and registration forms at Several camps require application for acceptance.

For further information, go online, or contact Missouri S&T’s Center for Pre-College Programs at 573-341-4228 or email

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