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Students’ Summer: Robotics at Madison, Wisconsin. July – August

The 2010 BadgerBOTS Robotics Summer Daycamp will be held at Memorial High School, Madison, Wisconsin for students in grades 4 through 8th. The camp is designed to teach campers everything about basic principles of design, programming, and the engineering process through the creation of LEGO robots. The activities allow students of all ability levels and experience to learn new skills and build a genuine pride in their accomplishments. The camp includes fieldtrips to the planetarium for robots in space and possibly other local sites. Dates: Four sessions, from July 25-August 19. Cost: $500.

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Students’ Summer: Women in Engineering, U. Dayton. July 10-15, 2011

This six-day residential program at University of Dayton, July 10-15, introduces high school women, grades 10-12 to career opportunities in engineering. Participants experience a total immersion into the world of engineering through classroom activities and participatory experiments. The young women enjoy an evening of Dinner with an Engineer and hear from professional women engineers ready to share and willing to encourage. One day of camp is spent at a sponsoring industry observing engineers. Rising sophomores through seniors. Cost:$475. Application Deadline: June 1, 2011.

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Students’ Summer: Science and Math in New Hampshire. July 5-29, 2010.

Project SmartProject SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training) is a 4-week Summer Institute at the University of New Hampshire, July 5-29, 2011, for talented high school students in grades 10 and 11. It challenges, educates, and motivates students in science and mathematics while acquainting them with the environment and resources of the University as a place for higher education and research. Cost: $3,000 for full four weeks, $2,500 without weekend stays.Applications accepted until all places are filled.

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Students Summer: Computing at Missouri S&T. July 17-21, 2011

CHIPThe Computer Highly Interactive Program (C.H.I.P.) camp at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, July 17-21, 2010, is for high school juniors and seniors who love working with computers and digital technologies. C.H.I.P. campers will enjoy “hands-on” computing in a variety of fields, includingComputer Engineering , Computer Science, and Information Science & Technology. Cost: Resident: $445; Commuter: $345. Application Deadline: July 10, 2011.

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Students Summer: Richmond Science Camps. Grades 1-6. June-September 2011.

Five Mad Science summer camps are being offered at the Science Museum of Virginia. These one-week, non-residential camps for students in grades 1-6 offer a daily combination of in-class discovery and exploration, outdoor games and physical activities and hands-on applications of the scientific principles presented. Campers create a variety of take-home projects and participate in snack-tivities while exploring how science affects the world around us. Dates: Varied, June 20-September 2, 2011. Costs: Range from $49 to $269.

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Students Summer: It’s A Girl Thing. Missouri S&T. June 6-10, 2011

Experimenting at Missouri S and TThis week-long residential program, June 6-10, 2010, is designed to provide a fun and introductory engineering, science, and technology experience for girls entering 7th and 8th grades. Attendees will be exposed to the various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers and encouraged to explore their personal interests through group projects and design competitions. Cost: $350. Application Deadline: May 30, 2011

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Students Summer: Middle School Science Camp

EXXON_B_HARRIS_COLOR_LOGOThe ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (BHSSC) is a free, academic program for students entering grade 6,7, or 8 in the fall of 2010. Held on college campuses across the country, these 2-week residential camps provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences to enrich students’ mathematics, science, technology, and communication skills; introduce students to college life; and stimulate their interest in science and engineering as a potential career path. Campers attend classes that include problem solving, study, research, writing and communication skills. 2011 information to be announced.

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Event: Engineering for Girls. San Diego, August 7, 2010

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Middle school girls are invited to experience the creativity and innovation of engineering and technology with fun hands-on activities at the University of San Diego, CA, on August 7, 2010. Come meet women engineers, scientist, and technologist and hear first-hand about their exciting careers. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: August 2, 2010.

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Summer Camp 2010: Think Engineering and Robotics

Museum of AviationSummer camp isn’t always about crafts, swimming, and mosquito bites anymore. In Warner Robins, Ga., the STARBASE Robins Engineering Academy allows middle school students to gain familiarity with basic engineering principles and hands-on prototyping on a 3D printer. No 2011 information provided.

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