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Science Camps and Programs

Kids working with robotics

 

2019 Schedule:

Robotics with Legos Summer Day Camp
June 10-14, 2019; June 17-21, 2019; June 24-28, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC
Students will explore the technology behind robotic technology while building and programming with LEGO building sets. They will be challenged with LEGO LME V3 (these are the newest kits from LEGO) robotic programming, will build their own robotic creations, and will have the opportunity to challenge their knowledge with mini competitions and challenges throughout the week.

NATURE EXPLORATION CAMP
June 24th - 28th, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC
Rising 6th-9th graders
Each day, your child will explore the natural world through field trips and activities in and throughout nearby Western North Carolina. Participants will have the opportunity to visit parks such as the Highlands Biological Station, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and Nantahala National Forest. Students will participate in various activitieseach day, including hiking, botanizing, bird watching, river snorkeling, observing and collecting salamanders and insects, etc. 

SCIENCE LABORATORY CAMP
July 8-12, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC
Rising 6th-9th graders
Students in this camp will explore laboratory science through activities and experiments in biology, chemistry, geosciences and more, on WCU’s Cullowhee campus. Your child will have an opportunity to work in a real lab environment setting. During this week long experience, students will have the opportunity to participate in activities that will include chemical reactions, DNA extraction, water quality testing, geographic information systems, etc.

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