Rising 8th Grade STEM Camp at UTRGV

Rising 8th Grade STEM Camp at UTRGV
Posted on 03/06/2019
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Rising 8th Grade STEM Camp at  UTRGV
July  21 – 26, 2019

Camp Information:

This week long residential camp promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics is organized to provide activities, experiments and projects for rising 7th-grade STISD students. The camp will focus on increasing students’ STEM skills while introducing them to college life and promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects as a potential career path. Campers will attend classes that include problem solving, research and communication skills incorporated with STEM subjects including physics, engineering and Earth sciences.

The camp will be held at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, located at 1201 W. University Drive in Edinburg, Texas.  Students will be housed in a dorm on the university’s campus under strict supervision.  

This application will be available until April 17, 2019 and must be completed in one submission, you will not be able to save and return to this application.  It is recommended that you have completed the essay prior to submission so that you may copy and paste your essay onto this application. (see essay prompt below)

Essay Instructions: A student essay must be included with this application. The essay is not to exceed 250 words. 

Essay Prompt:  Why are you interested in attending the South Texas ISD STEM Camp at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley? Please include what you hope to gain from this experience and how you think it will help you in the future? 
Additionally, the application will require digital signatures from student and parent.

If you have any questions feel free to reach our office at 956-665-7597 or email p16outreach@utrgv.edu.

Click HERE to complete the online application. 
Click HERE to download the flyer.