For the second year, the College of Science is hosting the Summer Science Adventure camps for grades K-12 beginning June 15. Camp offerings, which emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, have tripled this year. All camps are hands-on with science and include creativity and art.
With camps spanning several fields including forensic science, microscopy, anatomy, microbiology, and computer programming, campers will explore and learn through both hands-on and activity based learning. The organizers say the camps offer the opportunity for children to enrich their science education while learning what real science is all about.
The camps are staffed by Marshall faculty members, graduate students and local professionals to ensure that campers are being taught by people whose careers are science based. The staff/camper ratios for the camps will range from 2:6 to 2:20, permitting very individualized instruction.
These camps take place in MU laboratories, allowing students to explore careers in the sciences while getting a peek at what college has to offer. Camps are available in four grade categories: K-2, 3-6, middle school and high school. Two full scholarships are available for every camp session based on financial need.
For additional information go to http://www.ssawv.com or call 304-412-2757.