White Mountains Community College plans to hold summer STEM - Health Career Camp
White Mountains Community College and the North Country Health Consortium are pleased to announce the fourth annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics camp with a Health Careers Twist (STEM - Health). STEM - Health camp, designed for students entering grades 6 through 8, provides hands-on, fun-filled activities that are meant to be introductory, interactive, and project - based in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health professions. Some of the activities planned for this year’s camp include Geographic Positioning Systems, Lego Robotics, Rocket Building, Computer Hardware, Medical and Dental Simulation, Veterinary Medicine, and Fresh Water Science.
Students who attended the 2013 STEM camp said, “I thought it was an awesome way to learn and have fun.” “… they have lots of fun and unique activities.” Parents commented, “Different things to do every day and my child loved the program; that’s all he talked about all week.” “Phenomenal! He had a tremendously full experience.” Students who attended previous camps said, "My favorite part of STEM camp was all of it, especially the rockets and watching them go sky high".
This year’s camp will run for one week, June 23 through June 27, 2014, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
STEM - Health camp will be held at White Mountains Community College, 2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin, NH
Registration materials and information can be obtained on the White Mountains Community College website at www.wmcc.edu and the North Country Health Consortium website at www.nchcnh.org or by contacting Rachel Whitaker, Director by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 752-1113 ext. 3023. We encourage early registration. Acceptance will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Camp tuition is $279 with scholarships available upon request.
The WMCC STEM - Health camp is an outreach program supported by the New Hampshire Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NH EPSCoR), the New Hampshire Space Grant Consortium, the Northern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center, The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation, and the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.