If you are applying for a scholarship, please do so before registering for camp. A link to the scholarship application can be found at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuOYNQ0DyJxPL8Zwa15Ogb5DEUHSwGj3d5PU2H73wnAbK5eQ/viewform

This camp is designed to help curious, young teens (rising 7th – 8th graders) explore different types of sciences, including ones not normally taught in middle school or high school. Relevant, fun, hands-on activities will be taught by our nationally recognized Virginia Tech professors and staff.

Topics include:

  • Neuroscience—the adaptive brain!
  • DNA form and function
  • Battle of the bacteria—a game of survival
  • Paleontology—the evolution of ancient life forms
  • Serious fun with physics
  • Nanoscience and Bucky balls
  • Food microbiology
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Creative coding
  • Game theory and experimental economics
  • Behavioral genetics: How our genes and our environment interact with one another
Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Explore Science Camp (Rising 7th-8th Graders)
M, T, W
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Jun 26, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virginia Tech - Blacksburg (Main Campus)
566425A Registration $775.00
Section Notes

Please Note: Enrollment confirmation is sent to the account holder. The camper’s information is received through the enrollment questions. You do not have to change the account to the camper’s name.

Program Schedule: Explorer Science Camp

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

Additional Information:
Contact Victoria Corbin, Assistant Dean of Outreach and Student Engagement

Email: cvictoria@vt.edu
Phone: 540.232.8705

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