Patrick Henry Community College and Verizon are preparing the next generation for a future filled with opportunities with a free program to engage middle school girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Through the program, girls will get hands-on, immersive learning of design thinking, 3D printing, augmented reality and social entrepreneurship.
The camp is for rising 6-8th grade girls.
There is no cost for students.
Program will be hybrid (will take place in-person & virtual).
Lunch and transportation will be provided over the summer.
Participating students will have access to a tablet for the duration of the program.
Camps are scheduled to be held Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (in-person) and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (virtual) on the following dates:
PHCC Patrick County Site, 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart.
PHCC Dalton IDEA Center, 26 Fayette Street, Martinsville.
The program starts over the summer, plus one Saturday a month throughout the school year.
Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (276) 656-5461.