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June 20-24: Girls Explore STEAM Camp

Camp focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics as well as the arts.

2016-06-27
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 6-20-2016

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato is hosting its second annual Girls Explore STEAM Summer Camp for girls in 6th through 8th grades on the University’s campus from June 20-24.

The camp, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, is a unique opportunity for girls, grades 6-8, to get excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as well as the arts and foster their continued love of learning.

It is a collaboration between the Minnesota Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (MNCEME), Minnesota State Mankato’s Women’s Center, and the University’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

The Girls Explore STEAM summer program provides opportunities for students to immerse themselves in and explore a variety of different STEM fields ranging from astronomy, physics, microbiology and engineering, to regenerative medicine and computer information science through hands-on projects.

The camp will be led by Minnesota State Mankato faculty and students as well as industry professionals. Students will also be exposed to positive and outgoing female role models, including counselors, activity leaders and lunch guests from industry.

For specific camp locations or additional information, contact Stephanie Zojonc by email at stephanie.zojonc@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-389-2110, or contact Renee Turgeon by email at renee.turgeon@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-389-5147.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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