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Girls Summer Camp: U. Illinois

Dates: TBA. Application opens: Feb. 1, 2010; early decision deadline: April 1, 2010. cost: $575-924

Girls Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science

Campers Group PictureG.A.M.E.S is an annual week long camp held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and designed to give academically talented middle- and high-school aged girls an opportunity to explore exciting engineering and scientific fields through demonstrations, classroom presentations, hands-on activities, and contacts with women in these technical fields.

Who is Eligible to attend G.A.M.E.S.?

Young women who will enter grades 6th – 11th grades in the fall of 2010

  • 6th & 7th Graders- Structures
  • 7th & 8th Graders- Computer Science
  • 8th & 9th Graders – Bioimaging
  • 9th & 10th Graders-Bioengineering / Chemical Engineering
  • 10th & 11th Graders – Electrical Engineering
  • Applicants should have demonstrated an interest in math and science through academic achievements and a strong commitment to developing their abilities in math and science.

    Where is G.A.M.E.S. held?

    G.A.M.E.S. takes place on the beautiful campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Campers will stay with live-in female camp counselors in student housing on the university campus. All projects and demonstrations will be conducted at University of Illinois campus buildings.

    When is G.A.M.E.S.? 2010 dates TBA

    How much is G.A.M.E.S.?

    The cost for the Structures and Computer Science camps is $575, Bioimaging camp is $725, and Bioengineering / Chemical Engineering camp is $975. The total camp costs covers tuition, housing, meals, classes, lab materials, and all fees for camp activities.

    Financial aid is available for those campers who are in financial need. Additionally, daughters of University of Illinois employees receive a $75 discount on their camp tuition, two or more campers from the same family receive a $50 discount on their camp tuition, and all returning campers receive $100 off of their tuition!

    What happens during G.A.M.E.S.?

    Campers spend the week of camp working on a science or engineering team project, learning about various engineering, and science disciplines. Campers participate in exciting hands-on demonstrations, while working with other young women who share similar interests in math and science.

    Click here for the online Application.

    One Response to “Girls Summer Camp: U. Illinois”

    1. When is the daedline for he application?
      What are the course datefor the for the strucures and computer Science?
      Can my daughter attend as a commuter as she lives in town?

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