Missouri S&T to host summer camps for girls

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On May 28, 2013

Its a Girl's Thing - Timers - 3Girls from middle school through high school can discover opportunities in the fields of science, technology and engineering in one of the week-long residential camps that will be held this summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Participants will explore personal interests through hands-on group projects and team design competitions, experience life on a college campus, interact with and learn from professors and S&T students, learn about careers in science, engineering and technology, and have fun.

“It’s a Girl Thing” will be held June 3-7. Girls who will enter seventh and eighth grades in the fall will explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields through group projects and design competitions.

“Summer Solutions” will be held June 17-21. Girls who will enter ninth and 10th grades in the fall will be introduced to college life and careers in the fascinating and fun world of science and engineering.

“Girls Go Green” will be held July 15-19. Girls who will enter 11th and 12th grades in the fall will have a chance to explore career options that help society while protecting the environment.

Registration fees range from $350 to $400 for each camp and cover meals, activities, supplies and housing. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from the S&T campus. Discounts are available for children of current university employees. Register online at http://sdowp.mst.edu/womenindex/.

For more information contact Cynthia Guess, student program administrator in student diversity, outreach and women’s programs, at 341-4215 or email wise@mst.edu.

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