Science and Mathematics Governor’s School accepting applications for summer camp

  • Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:01 a.m.

The Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics is accepting applications for GoSciTech, a weeklong residential summer camp for rising eighth-, ninth- and 10th-graders.

GoSciTech, held on the school’s Hartsville campus, will be June 16-22, June 23-29 and July 7-13. Students can attend camp for up to three weeks, focusing on a specific area of interest each week.

Twenty-five science- and technology-focused courses are offered, with costs ranging $675-$750, including room and board. Courses offered this summer include game theory, science of music, engineering, the search for life out there, CSI, codes and cryptography, marine biology and science & the law. Courses will be taught by school faculty, college and university professors and professionals.

Acceptance to the program is based on academic achievement. Rising eighth-, ninth- and 10th-graders who have demonstrated scholarship in science, math, computer science, technology or engineering, and desire an academically challenging experience, are strong candidates.

The application deadline is May 15. Apply online at scgssm.org/goscitech. For a paper application, contact the Center for Science Education and Outreach at 383-3958.

Contact GoSciTech director Susan Engelhardt at 383-3901, ext. 3950, or engelhardt@gssm.k12.sc.us.

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