FOCUS Summer Camp
FOCUS (females of color underrepresented in STEM) is a one-week long summer camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Designed and organized by the STEM Accelerator Program at George Mason University, this camp will expose middle school age females of color to a variety of disciplines in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) including:
- Design & Innovation
- Forensic Science
- STEAM, STEM-H
Throughout the week, the students will learn how to apply critical thinking methods to fun and creative problem solving activities. The Leadership and Entrepreneurship component of the camp will give the students an opportunity to meet successful women who currently work for leading organizations and/or their own business.
Apply for Summer 2017
Camp Dates: June 26-30, 2017
George Mason University,
Application Deadline: June 16, 2017
- Early registration March 1 through April 1, 2017: $150
- Standard registration, April 2 through June 1, 2017: $200
- Late registration, June 2 through June 16, 2017: $250
After care (Optional) – $100 (3:30pm-5pm)
Held in a computer lab, includes games, cybersecurity, simulation, and more!
Space is limited to 100 participants.
Scholarship Donations Welcome
If you are interested in donating funds to the FOCUS camp scholarship fund, please visit www.fundly.com/FOCUS.
Are you a Mason undergraduate interested in being a FOCUS Counselor?
Applications for FOCUS counselors are currently being accepted. Learn more about this opportunity here.
For more information contact:
Kelly Knight, Forensic Science Program
4400 University Dr. MSN6E2
George Mason University
Fairfax, Va 22030
Learn more about programs organized by Girls Inspired and Ready to Lead Inc. via the website www.girlsinspiredinc.org.