Hockomock YMCA to Offer Envision the Future Summer Camp for Girls

The Hockomock Area YMCA is offering its first ever Envision the Future summer camp for girls entering grades 6 - 9. Campers will meet women role models in the field of STEM, be challenged through STEM activities in various fields, and explore STEM career pathways. The camp will run at the North Attleboro Branch during the week of July 17 - 21, 2017. Sample guest speakers and activities include: Mobile Makerspace, MIT researchers, Amp It Up, Tangerini Farm, and Siemens. The week will close with a Women in STEM Luncheon, providing  campers the opportunity to meet professional women in STEM. Contact Kim Jennings at the Hockomock YMCA for additional information.

BU College of Engineering

U-Design Program & Registration Program workshops are offered during two five day sessions in July: Session 1: July 10 - 14 Session 2: July 17- July 21 Tuition: $425 for the first session and $400 for any additional session (Parents wishing to enroll multiple children in U-Design will also receive this discount). A non-refundable deposit of $100 for each workshop is expected at the time of online registration for each student. Payments can be made only via credit card using DISC, MC or VISA. The U-Design Program will be held at the Boston University College of Engineering and will run from 8:30AM to 4PM Monday thru Thursday, and from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM on Friday. Students are required to bring a lunch each day. The program concludes on Friday afternoon with a family pizza party and presentation from 4:30 to 6:00PM. The pizza party and a U-Design t-shirt are included in the tuition cost. Workshops also include materials for students to take home. Online Registration begins Wednesday February 1, 2017 and is limited to 20 students per workshop. The deadline and full tuition payment is due by Monday May 29, 2017. Limited scholarships may be available for students who qualify for free or reduced school lunch.

For more information:  http://www.bu.edu/eng/files/2017/01/UDesign-Brochure-2017.pdf

Summer Science Academy

The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education at Bridgewater State University is excited to offer the Summer Science Academy.  The Academy offers one-week science classes for students entering grades 6-12 in the fall of 2017.  This unique program allows students to work as scientists and is designed to inspire students about science while providing them with the foundations necessary for further scientific exploration.  Summer Science Academy students are immersed in science courses and conduct hands-on investigations in their selected class.   All classes focus on the importance of science communication as students lead presentations on the last day of class.  Limited need based scholarships are available.

List of dates and classes can be found at http://microsites.bridgew.edu/case/summer-science-programs