UNT TAMS students host free science day camp

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 09:23
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What: Science Adventure Camp

When: 1-5:30 p.m. July 30 (Saturday)

Where: UNT's Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building

Cost: Free

More information: tams.jets@gmail.com

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas will host a free Science Adventure Camp from 1-5:30 p.m. on July 30 (Saturday) for children in grades 2-5.

Registration is required by July 16 (Saturday), and the registration form can be found online. Parents are welcome to accompany their children at the camp.

Participants should wear closed-toe shoes. Hands-on activity stations will cover topics from science to robotics. The camp will take place in UNT's Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, located at 1704 W. Mulberry St. in Denton.

Students in the TAMS Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) are collaborating with UNT's Elm Fork Education Center to host the camp.

Parents can contact JETS with questions at tams.jets@gmail.com.

About TAMS

UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science is the nation's first accelerated residential program for gifted high schoolers, allowing them to come to UNT to start their first two years of college early. Mentored by faculty at UNT, TAMS students tackle complex, real-world problems, working on solutions and breakthroughs in fields ranging from healthcare to energy consumption. TAMS is an important pipeline for STEM education, nurturing the next generation of innovators, and the program is one of the many ways UNT advances science, engineering and technology.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108