Several academic camps are available for Rutherford County students this summer are there are upcoming deadlines to register.
There are lots of spaces still available for students in this summer's Code Camps, presented by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce's Rutherford Works initiative. More info can be found here: http://rutherfordworks.com/building-tomorrow-s-workforce/programs/code-camp. Registration link: http://web.rutherfordchamber.org/events?oe=true
Registration is now open for the Business Education Partnership Foundation’s STEMEx camp, scheduled for June 12-16 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. BEP’s STEMEx is a tuition-free summer day camp that introduces students to different careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. STEMEx includes tours of local businesses that utilize STEM skills as well as interactive discussions and activities with STEM professionals.
STEMEx campers will see real world examples of mechatronics engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, information technology, and more, all of which are designed to provide valuable information that will enable students to pursue the education and credentials they need to succeed in exciting STEM careers.
Daily camper drop-off and pick-up will be at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Rising sixth-eighth grade students from Rutherford County are eligible to apply for the camp; however, camp space is limited.
Applications are due by April 28th, and they are available at rutherfordbep.org/stemex. For information on sponsoring STEMEx, contact Amelia Bozeman at (615) 278-2008, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is now open for BEP’s Camp M.D. presented by Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, scheduled for June 19-23.
BEP’s Camp M.D. Presented by Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is a tuition-free summer day camp that introduces students to healthcare careers through interaction with the medical community. Camp M.D. includes tours of local medical facilities, and discussions with healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants, lab technologists, researchers, and therapists. Student tours will be complemented by off-site activities designed to provide valuable information that will enable students to pursue the education necessary for careers in all levels of healthcare.
Rising sixth through eighth grade students from Rutherford County are eligible to apply for the camp; however, camp space is limited. Applications are due by April 21, and they are available at rutherfordbep.org/camp-md.
Blackman High School is offering a journalism camp this summer June 6-9. It is open to all rising 8th-12th-graders. Check out the attached flyer for details. J camp flyer 2017.pdf