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BRCC to host interactive STEM summer camp for grades 7-8, July 9-12

BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Community College will host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) camp for youth entering 7th and 8th grade, July 9 through July 12 in the Cypress Building on the Mid-City Campus. Sponsored by BRCC’s STEM Division, the camp will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The non-refundable registration fee for the camp is $100 per student, which includes all activities, lunches, and a camp T-shirt; to be worn each day of camp. Limited spaces are available, email to register or for more information.

Each day, the students will participate in several STEM activities such as building and programming Lego EV3 robots and other interactive mathematics activities. Camp participants will also work on computer programming and DNA fingerprinting, and conduct chemistry and physics experiments.

The leading goals of BRCC’s Division of STEM are to inspire and engage individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses, programs, and careers through a diverse learning environment using scientific and analytic reasoning that prepares those individuals for the workforce.  To achieve these goals, the division emphasizes unique, interactive learning experiences and provides intensive support for students before, during, and at the conclusion of their BRCC college experience.