Brookhaven College Hosts STEM Summer Camp

Summer might be a break from school, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop learning! Corridor-based Brookhaven College is hosting a STEM Summer Camp for girls entering grades 9-12 from the 2020-2021 school year. Sign up your daughters today for the free, two-week camp held July 6-16.

The STEM Summer Camp was created for girls with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math. According to a recent press release, “The program is designed to inspire underrepresented women to reach their full potential in STEM through peer and professional mentorship, skill building, educational planning, networking and career exploration.”

During the camp, attendees will participate in university and industry tours, meet engaging speakers and explore hands-on STEM activities. These include:

  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM) experiments
  • Animal dissections
  • Visit from Technicbots, where students will build their own robots
  • Meet with scientists from UT Southwestern and UT Arlington
  • ATI physical therapist speaker
  • Activities with National Society of Black Engineers
  • Activities with the Fort Worth Zoo

The camp runs for two weeks, Monday–Thursday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Lunch will not be provided. Students must bring their own sack lunch, snack and beverage to camp each day.

For additional information about the STEM Summer Camp, email Iris Duarte-Bazaldua at iduartebazaldua@dcccd.edu or Neda Tousi at ntousi@dcccd.edu.

Founded in 1978, Brookhaven College is one of the seven colleges of the Dallas County Community College District. Brookhaven enriches the lives of students, employees and community members and offers a diverse, progressive and educational environment. At Brookhaven College, you will find affordable options in higher education, ranging from transferable freshman- and sophormore-level classes and degrees to stand-alone associate degrees, skills awards and certificates. Their classes cost about one-quarter of those at a four-year university. There are over 70 degrees and certificates and over 13,000 students.

Good luck to all the students who enroll in the STEM Summer Camp. We can’t wait to see what exciting things the future holds for you!

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