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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs


Program Info
Program: Summer Academy
Sponsoring Institution: ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Main Contact
Name: Kathy Richardson
Title: Director-RCTC Upward Bd
Address: 851 30th AVE SE, BOX 53
ROCHESTER, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 280-2917
Fax: (507) 280-5000
Email: kathy.richardson@rctc.edu
Curricular area: Science
Grades Served: 9 , 10 , 11

Goals

To increase the number of underserved students who attend summer camps. To decrease the loss of learning that takes place during the summer months away from school. To expand curriculum of children in grades 8, 9, 10, and 11 beyond their typical science and math experience through STEM. Team building and Collaboration among students to investigate, discover and learn about STEM.


Activities

Students will choose to participate in a one-week STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) focused camp. Each STEM component will be addressed through four separate classes. Students will be divided into groups of 15 with a maximum of 60 per camp. A high school or college-aged Team Leader will be with the group all day, helping with projects and acting as a mentor to the students.


Program Dates

June 19, 2017 to July 28, 2017. Five Week Session that includes STEM classes, English, History and Foreign Language and a Field Trip to follow



Can students reside on campus? No

Can students commute to campus? Yes


Estimated commuter cost per student
Tuition: $50
Fees: $0
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Transportation: $0