In this short video, SciGirls teacher Kate Aplington talks about what the girls learn during the camp.
Launched in 2006, SciGirls is a two-week hands-on summer camp run by the MagLab and WFSU that inspires middle and high school girls to pursue careers in science. SciGirls I accepts rising 6th and 7th grade students and SciGirls II accepts rising 8th and 9th grade students.
Here are the details for the 2014 camp:
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 14 - 25, 2014
Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Base of operation: The Magnet Lab, Tallahassee, FL
Upon acceptance, limited need based scholarships may be available, contact Carlos Villa for application.
Application Deadline is March 28, 2014
During their two-week experience, campers can expect:
An exposure to a wide range of science disciplines
Outdoor field experiences (swimming, snorkeling, hiking, data collection)
Extensive group work
Interactions with local scientists and science educators
How to Apply
IMPORTANT NOTE: How you apply depends on the campers age at the time of application. Please follow the below instructions carefully.
Applications are due March 28, 2014. Applicants will hear back by May 1, 2014.