Center For Integrating Research and Learning

ArrowSciGirls Summer Camp


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.

2014 Camp

Here are the details for the 2014 camp:

  • Dates: Monday through Friday, July 14 - 25, 2014
  • Cost: $400
  • Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
  • Base of operation: The Magnet Lab, Tallahassee, FL Apply now.
  • 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
  • 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

How to Apply

IMPORTANT NOTE: How you apply depends on the camper’s 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.

The information collected in the application process will not be shared with any third parties; it is necessary in order to contact campers once they have been accepted. View our Internet privacy policy.

Applicants 12 Years of Age or Younger

  1. Download and complete the printable application (Word document) and mail it to:
      Attention: Carlos Villa
      National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
      1800 East Paul Dirac Drive
      Tallahassee, FL  32310
  2. Download and print the Teacher Recommendation Form (PDF) and the Teacher Recommendation Cover Letter (Word document). The recommendation is required and must be mailed in by the teacher.

Applicants 13 Years of Age or Older

  1. Complete an online application.
  2. Parent or legal guardian must download and complete a consent form (PDF), then fax it (850-644-5815), scan and email it (villa@magnet.fsu.edu), OR mail it to:

    • Attention: Carlos Villa
      National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
      1800 East Paul Dirac Drive
      Tallahassee, FL  32310
  3. Download and print the Teacher Recommendation Form (PDF) and the Teacher Recommendation Cover Letter (Word document). The recommendation is required and must be mailed in by the teacher.

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For more information contact Roxanne Hughes at 850-645-8179 or hughes@magnet.fsu.edu.


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