Camp at The Woods - June 23-27, 2014
a STEMsational Summer Enrichment Camp for Girls!
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Today’s Women in STEM Tomorrow (TWIST) is an exciting, hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for girls in 6th – 9th grades. The TWIST summer camp is a fun-filled week of indoor and outdoor science adventures! Explore a natural habitat and get up close and personal with some of the native residents who share our big backyard; uncover the boundless possibilities of the digital world; discover the power of electricity and other sources of energy; and test your wits against the tallest trees in The Woods.
This fun, five day camp will be packed with activities, field trips and special guests, with special information for girls who are interested in STEM careers. You won’t want to miss TWIST!
June 23-27, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (8:45 arrival, 4:15 pm pickup)
Open to girls starting 6th – 9th grade in the fall
The Oakley Academy - Overnight Camp
The Oakley Academy will be a five day, four night overnight camp emphasizing ecology and the environment. The focus will be on our own Lake Le Fer and its habitat restoration with outdoor fieldwork and hands-on activities that include identifying common local species, addressing habitat and biological diversity, and testing soil and water quality. Explore the campus at twilight in a search for nocturnal species. Enjoy traditional camp activities on the beautiful campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Arrival: 9 a.m.,Monday, June 23
Depart: 4 p.m., Friday, June 27
Open to girls entering grades 6-9 as of September, 2014