Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Teen Summer Camp Opportunity: Polymer Day Camp at NCSU

If horticulture isn't your thing, how about chemistry?  Here is the information on a hands-on chemistry and engineering workshop about polymers and fibers, offered by the College of Textiles at NC State:

Polymer Day Camp

The Chemistry and Engineering of Polymers and Fibers Workshop

July 25 - 26, 2013
Apply Online!
This workshop is designed for high-school students interested in physical sciences and engineering, and attending NC State University.
Attendees will:
  • Engage in hands-on laboratories and interactive sessions
  • Learn about degree programs in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
  • Learn about scholarships in College of Textiles
  • Learn about admissions process for NC State University
  • Be provided with lunch and snacks
  • Print their own NC State t-shirt following the first day of camp and attend dinner (parents and siblings welcome!)
  • Must be a rising senior, junior or sophomore and
  • Not enrolled in S.T.E.P. for Summer 2013 and
  • Be able to provide your own transportation and accommodation to and from NC State. (Out-of-town attendees should contact us for housing suggestions.)
Cost: $40 administrative fee payable upon acceptance (financial assistance may be available).
Location: The program will be held in the College of Textiles' world renowned facilities, located on NC State's Centennial Campus. (1000 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606)
Interested in attending? Apply Online!
Acceptance is based on available space and qualifications of those applying. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 2013.
Questions? Please email Amanda Holbrook from the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department if you have any questions.
Dress Code: You'll be in the lab (!!) so please wear long pants, closed toed shoes and hair ties for long hair. (Clickhere for TECS' Commitment to Safety.)
More Information: Click here for maps, 2012's camp schedule and release forms required to attend camp.

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