Launched in 2006, the camps are run by the MagLab and WFSU. There are two age camps: SciGirls Discover accepts rising 6th and 7th grade students and SciGirls Quest 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 camps:
- Dates: Monday through Friday, July 15 - 26, 2019
- Cost: $400
- Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (most days)
- Base of operation: The Magnet Lab, Tallahassee, FL.
- Application Deadline is April 8, 2019 at 5pm EST.
How to Apply
SciGirls Camp Discover is for rising 6th and 7th graders. SciGirls Camp Discover is for girls to explore different fields of science. Apply for SciGirls Camp Discover.
SciGirls Camp Quest is for rising 8th and 9th graders. SciGirls Camp Quest is for girls to delve into the activity of doing science and take on a STEM venture. Apply for SciGirls Camp Quest.
- 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.
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