WVU Youth Camps and Activities

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June 2017
JUN
12

2017 WVU Tech Forensic Investigation Summer Camp

forensics, Science

Interested in Forensics? The West Virginia University Institute of Technology Forensic Investigation Program will be hosting the first annual Forensic Investigation Summer Camp. The camp is designed to give students a firsthand look into a profess...

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JUN
19

2017 WVU Forensic Science Summer Camp

Forensic Science, Science

WVU will be hosting the 7th annual forensic science summer camp for middle school (6th—8th grade) and high school (9th –12th grade) students for one week this summer (06/19 - 06/23, 2017). Through hands-on, experiential learning, participants wil...

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JUN
19

Middle School Engineering Challenge Camp

Engineering, Science

Middle School camps run as week-long, full day camps, 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. with lunch included. Projects will be different than previous years. This year's theme will focus on "Engineering Around the World." Each week of camp will have the same ...

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JUN
25

Growing Roots in STEM (all-female)

Engineering, Science

This camp is designed specifically for high-school, female campers to spend a week learning about various STEM fields, while focusing on engineering. Campers will design and build hands-on engineering projects, tour industry facilities, and work in t...

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JUN
26

Middle School Engineering Challenge Camp

Engineering, Science

Middle School camps run as week-long, full day camps, 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. with lunch included. Projects will be different than previous years. This year's theme will focus on "Engineering Around the World." Each week of camp will have the same ...

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July 2017
JUL
09

Engineering in Action

Engineering, Science

This co-ed camp for high school students focuses on how engineering can be applied to the sports world. Campers will tour athletic facilities with civil engineers, build and test cardboard canoes, learn the physics of weight lifting and baton twirlin...

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JUL
09

Engineering in Sustainability

Engineering, Science

High school campers can participate in this co-ed camp focusing on energy problems and solutions. Campers will learn about sustainable design and sustainable technologies, while thinking of novel ways to apply these technologies to every day scenario...

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JUL
16

Engineering in Service

Engineering, Science

At this camp, campers will see how engineering skills can be applied to serve others in their communities and across the world. Throughout a series of day-long projects, campers will get unique hands-on community service experiences while working as ...

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JUL
17

Elementary Engineering Challenge Camp

Engineering, Science

Elementary camps will run as week-long,half-day camps with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30p.m. and 4th and 5th graders from 1 to 5 p.m. The projects will be different than the projects of the previous year. This year's theme will focu...

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JUL
24

Elementary Engineering Challenge Camp

Engineering, Science

Elementary camps will run as week-long,half-day camps with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30p.m. and 4th and 5th graders from 1 to 5 p.m. The projects will be different than the projects of the previous year. This year's theme will focu...

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JUL
31

Elementary Engineering Challenge Camp

Engineering, Science

Elementary camps will run as week-long,half-day camps with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30p.m. and 4th and 5th graders from 1 to 5 p.m. The projects will be different than the projects of the previous year. This year's theme will focu...

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On-going

Parent/Child Forensic Science Classes

Forensic, Science

The Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative will be presenting Parent/Child Forensic Science Classes this academic year. The classes are designed to allow parents and their children to interact in an academic environment and learn what goes on in...

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Upward Bound/TRIO

Foreign Language, Math, Science, Writing

Upward Bound/ TRIO helps prepare high school students for college by offering engaging and individualized services ranging from tutoring to community service to workshops on the WVU campus. Students can also get a taste of college life by participati...

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The Return of Forensic Science Saturdays

forensic science, Science

The West Virginia University Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative will be offering educational opportunities in different aspects of forensic science to middle school and high school students throughout the school year. All classes are taught ...

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Health Sciences Technology Academy (HSTA)

Health Sciences, Math, Science, wellness

HSTA is a West Virginia only program in 26 counties initiated in 1994, which reaches out to 9th-12th grade underrepresented students. The program follows students to college and towards professional school to help them prepare for STEM and health car...

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