Youth Enrichment Camps

Appalachian State University offers a variety of educational enrichment opportunities for children and youth.
 
ACT and SAT Prep Courses
What: A 22-hour program, led by Appalachian faculty as well as other area educators, to enhance student readiness for the ACT and SAT exam
Who: Any high school student, typically in grades 10-12
When: Dates vary. See our website for current dates.
Where: Walker Hall, on the campus of Appalachian State University
Registration Information: The fee covers twenty-two hours of instruction and the textbook.
Website: https://conferences-camps.appstate.edu/youth-camps
Contact: Carole Greene at greenecm2@appstate.edu or 828-262-2942

Appalachian State University Anatomy and Physiology Camp
What: An intense, highly interactive residential camp, led by Appalachian faculty as well as other medical professionals, to introduce students to a host of health related careers
Who: Any student currently in grades 8-11 with a science aptitude who are considering a future in any field of health science
When: Next camps are scheduled for 2015.
Where: Participants are housed in campus residence halls, and use campus labs and classrooms
Registration Information: The fee includes housing, meals, lab manual, lab and supplemental materials, course activities and evening recreational activities.
Website: http://www.camps.appstate.edu/youth.php
Contact: Terri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu or 828-262-2530

Animal Studies
What: Science exploration for young animal-lovers interesting in studying salamanders, lizards, snakes, fish, turtles, and both live and preserved mammal specimens; led by Appalachian faculty as well as other area educators.
Who: Students currently in kindergarten through 5th grade
When: Dates vary.  See our website for current dates.
Where: Rankin Science lab classrooms on the campus of Appalachian State University, as well as the woods and streams nearby
Registration Information: The fee includes all course activities.
Website: http://www.camps.appstate.edu/youth.php
Contact: Teri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu  or 828-262-2530

Forensic Science

What: This residential, hands-on program is designed for students with an interest in the laboratory analysis of crime scene evidence
Who: Students currently in grades 9-12, recommended by a science teacher or counselor
When: Dates vary.  See our website for current dates.
Where: CAP Science Building, on the campus of Appalachian State University
Registration Information: Fee includes housing, food, and all course activities and materials, as well as evening recreational activities.
Website: http://www.camps.appstate.edu/youth.php
Contact: Andrea Mitchell at mitchllad@appstate.edu or 828-262-2921

Forensic Anthropology
What: A residential hands-on experience in forensic analysis of the human skeleton, led by Appalachian faculty
Who: Students in grades 9-12, between 15-18 years old, with a strong interest and background in science
When: Dates vary.  See our website for current dates.
Where: Sanford Hall, on the campus of Appalachian State University
Registration Information: The fee includes housing, food, lab manual, lab and supplemental materials, as well as evening recreational activities
Website: http://www.camps.appstate.edu/youth.php
Contact Andrea Mitchell at mitchllad@appstate.edu or 828-262-2921

Keywords:
Category: Youth Programs
This program is designed for: Youth