Monday, June 02, 2014

Summer Science Camps for children in grades 1-6 to be held June 17-19, 24-26 at Great Lakes Research Center and Nara Nature Park

HOUGHTON -- Michigan Technological University's Center for Science and the Environment at the Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) will hold two summer science camps for elementary school students this month. The three-day camps will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 17-19 and June 24-26, at the GLRC on the Michigan Tech campus and at Nara Nature Park.

For students entering grades 1 through 3, Science Explorers will be offered during Session 1 (June 17-19) at the GLRC; and Critter Camp will be offered during Session 2 (June 24-26) at the Nara Nature Center.

For students entering grades 4 through 6, Session 1 will be Nature Skills at the Nara Nature Center; and Session 2 will focus on Rockets and Roller Coasters at the GLRC.

The camps will be staffed by the staff of the Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, Michigan Tech students and certified teachers. Class size will be limited to 20 students. Each session costs $120 and includes all supplies. Students are expected to bring their own lunches.

The deadline for registration is Tuesday, June 10.

Click here for registration forms and more detailed information or call the Center for Science and Environmental Outreach at Michigan Tech, 906-487-3341.

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