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2017 Academic Summer Camps


AEGD Dental Day

What: Dental Day is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience and learn more about what it takes to follow a career path in dentistry. Program highlights include drilling on teeth, taking impressions of teeth, gaining mentorship from AEGD residents and faculty and using the latest dental technology.
When: Friday, June 23
Where: Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Delta Dental of Kansas Clinic (2838 N. Oliver)
Who: High school students
Contact: Email Natalie Olmsted at natalie.olmsted@wichita.edu
Cost: $15

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Engineering Camps

The WSU College of Engineering offers many camps throughout the summer.

» Learn more about Engineering Summer Camps

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Kodaly Treble Choir Camp

What: This one week camp gives young singers the opportunity to improve their vocal skills, learn Kodaly choral techniques and meet other student musicians. Throughout the week students are involved in choral rehearsals, musicianship and enrichment opportunities as well as recreational activities.
When: June 4-9
Where: Wiedemann Recital Hall
Who: Students age 10-16 years with unchanged singing voice and recommendation of teacher/choir director.
Contact: Email cfai@wichita.edu
Cost: $225 for day camp; $425 for overnight camp

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Mobile App Camp

What: Students learn the basics of mobile application design and get the opportunity to develop their own apps from scratch for Android platform phones. More information is available at www.wichita.edu/mobileappcamp.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25-26
Where: 206 Clinton Hall, Wichita State University
Who: High school students
Contact: Email David Xu at david.xu@wichita.edu
Cost: $50 - includes lunches and t-shirt

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Shocker STEM Camps

What: Campers spend four days performing hands-on activities that explore a variety of STEM topics.
When: June 19-22 for 6th-8th; June 26-29 for 3rd-5th
Where: Wichita State University
Who: 3rd-8th grade students
Contact: Email Greg Novacek at greg.novacek@wichita.edu
Cost: $100, some scholarships available

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Summer Research Institute

What: High school students are invited to do hands-on research and gain experience with state of the art technology at WSU. They can earn one credit hour toward college education, practice teamwork, expand scientific communication and learn the advantages of attending college.
When: June 11-17
Where: WSU Main Campus
Who: High school sophomores, juniors and seniors
Contact: Email Alex Chaparro at alex.chaparro@wichita.edu
Cost: Free, pending acceptance

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TRIO Talent Search Summer Enrichment Program

What: Students will receive instruction in math, computer science, language arts, theater arts and financial literacy/life skills. Participants will go on educational field trips, campus visits and motivational career presentations. Applications are due by Friday, May 5. To apply, go to wichita.edu/talentsearch.
When: 7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 12-July 21
Where: Location varies
Who: 8th grade students
Contact: Email Stephanie Haynes at stephanie.haynes@wichita.edu
Cost: $80 per student

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Ulrich Museum of Art Summer Youth Program

What: Guided tours and art activities explore works from the Ulrich’s collection and special exhibitions. Pre-registration and advanced notice is required, and groups must be accompanied by an adult.
When: 9:30-11 a.m. or 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during June and July
Where: Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University
Who: children age 5-12, accompanied by an adult
Contact: Email Jana Durfee at jana.durfee@wichita.edu or call 316-978-7116
Cost: $3 per child – requires a minimum of 10 children; accompanying adult registration is free

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Upward Bound Wichita Prep Summer Program

What: Students gain the ultimate college preparation experience while living in the residence hall for five weeks, attending classes, labs and workshops, eating in Shocker Hall and attending an out-of-state college tour.
When: May 31-June 30
Where: Wichita State University
Who: Upward Bound selected students. View an Upward Bound Wichita Prep application.
Contact: Email Jaya Escobar at jaya.escobar@wichita.edu
Cost: Free

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WSU Summer Choir

What: Join the WSU Summer Choir for rehearsals and a final concert in Wiedemann Hall. Music will feature several songs by Kansas composer Eugene Butler, including a world premier with the Junction County Community Chorus.
When: 5-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in June; performance Thursday, June 29
Where: Duerksen Hall, room C-107
Who: High school students
Contact: Email Justin Rorabaugh at justin.rorabaugh@wichita.edu
Cost: $50

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