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ArrowMagLab Summer Science Camp

2014 Summer Science Camp

(Campers may only attend one week)

  • June 9-13, 2014
  • June 16-20, 2014

The Magnet Lab Summer Science Camp is a hands-on summer camp run by the National High Magnetic Field Lab. The camp provides hands-on enrichment activities for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who express a keen interest in science and engineering and want to develop a better understanding of physics. We offer two one-week camps for both boys and girls who will work collaboratively on engineering projects, participate in field trips, and interact with scientists and engineers.

2014 Camp Details

  • Dates: June 9-13, June 16-20 (Campers may only attend one week)
  • Cost: $200 for one week
  • Camp hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
Campers build a bridge with pasta. Campers build a bridge with pasta.

Photo by Dave Barfield

During their one-week experience, campers can expect:

  • An exposure to a wide range of physics disciplines
  • Indoor experiences (labs, lectures, demonstrations)
  • Field trips to increase scientific knowledge
  • 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 instructions below carefully.

The application deadline is March 28, 2014. Applicants will hear back by May 1, 2014. Upon acceptance, a limited number of scholarships are available.

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 letter of recommendation from a school teacher or counselor (Word document).

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 letter of recommendation from a school teacher or counselor (Word document).

For more information contact Carlos Villa at villa@magnet.fsu.edu or (850) 644-7191.


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