BRCC to host STEM camp for grades 7-12 beginning July 17

BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Community College will host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) camp for youth in grades 7 through 12 beginning July 17 through July 21 at Mid City Campus, Cypress Building. Sponsored by BRCC’s STEM Division, the camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The registration fee is $100 per student, which includes all activities, four lunches (campers are responsible for their own lunches on July 21), and a T-shirt.

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

The students will go on a field trip on the last day of the camp, July 21.

To register or for more information, email or call Raven Dora’ at (225) 216-8105.

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.