B-WISER Summer Science Camp for Girls Set for June 7-12

Annual educational camp at Wooster is open to girls who have completed 7th grade this academic year

April 4, 2019   /  

WOOSTER, Ohio – The Buckeye Women in Science, Engineering, and Research (B-WISER) summer camp for girls, an educational partnership of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, the Lubrizol Corporation, and The College of Wooster, will take place June 7-12, 2019. The annual camp features team-taught,  hands-on science experiments and is a week-long residential experience open to girls who will complete seventh grade this academic year.

Dedicated to enhancing girls’ interest in science, research, and engineering, B-WISER attendees will participate in labs featuring the fields of biology, chemistry, geology, physics, model robotics, Lego® robotics, and more during the day. And in the evening, noted scientists will share their enthusiasm in areas such as chemistry, word engineering, physics, and even boomerangs.

The cost is $495 with scholarships available for students in the reduced-lunch program and the deadline for applications is April 20. For more information, visit BWISER.spaces.wooster.edu, email Mary Kilpatrick, or call (330) 263-2101.

B-WISER was founded in 1990 by Lois Cook and the late Ted Williams, a long-time member of the Wooster faculty who tirelessly promoted careers in science and engineering for women and minorities and was nationally recognized for his efforts.