Act now and meet today's application deadline to register your child in the Morehouse School of Medicine's Summer Science Academy, called the Ben Carson Science Academy at Morehouse College this summer.
The Ben Carson Science Academy Camp is a day camp that lasts from 8am to 3:45pm from June 3rd to June 28th. The camp is open to students in grades 4 thru 8, and the application deadline is March 15th.
According to promotional information for the camp, "The Academy provides an enrichment program for elementary and middle school students (4th-8th grade) to enhance their knowledge of science and health careers."
This camp is supposedly for all those students that have already shown interest in health and sciences, and for students that have ambitions of being a doctor or healthcare field when they grow up.
Camp administrators say that, "students are involved in hands-on interactive activities that are designed to challenge them while making the learning of science and math fun."
Students participate in cultural activities, field trips, science fair, motivational speaking sessions, mentorships, and more!!
Students are recruited to the program when they finish the third grade and continue through the eighth grade. In order to be considered for the program all students must complete an application. Students are evaluated on the following criteria:
- Regular school attendance
- Aptitude and interest in science
- Be a candidate for promotion
- Recommendation of teacher, especially science teacher
- Elementary students are required to have a C+ average
- Middle School students are required to have a B average
Summer Camps in Cascade Area