Launched in 2006, the camp run by the MagLab and WFSU. There are two age groups: SciGirls I accepts rising 6th and 7th grade students and SciGirls II accepts rising 8th and 9th grade students.
During their two-week experience, campers can expect:
- An exposure to a wide range of science disciplines
- Indoor experiences (labs, lectures, demonstrations, walking tours)
- Outdoor field experiences (swimming, snorkeling, hiking, data collection)
- Extensive group work
- Interactions with local scientists and science educators
Here are the details for the camp:
- Dates: Monday through Friday, July 17 - 28, 2017
- Cost: $400
- Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
- Base of operation: The Magnet Lab, Tallahassee, FL.
- Application Deadline is April 8, 2017 at 5pm EST.
How to Apply
- Complete an online application.
Attention: Carlos Villa
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
1800 East Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310
- Download and print the Teacher Recommendation Form. The recommendation is required and must be mailed in by the teacher.
- SciGirls Blog: Photos and other updates on the camp and SciGirls activities year-round
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