Los Alamos

Los Alamos National Lab







8th Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in in New Mexico and Hawaii 2024

Los Alamos, New Mexico

When: June 10-21, 2024

Camp format: In-person, day camp. A limited number of FREE residential spots will be available to selected students living more than 60 miles away from Santa Fe and unable to commute to the camp each day.



This FREE two-week camp will explore topics related to energy and energy security (reliable, affordable access to all fuels and energy sources) and offers students a chance to boost their understanding of how STEM improves the world through hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, talks and a multiday hands-on engineering project.

Students will learn the principles of physics, engineering, bioengineering, chemistry, computer programming and cybersecurity, and will apply their knowledge in a range of exciting hands-on multi-day projects. They will also explore different energy sources, including solar, wind, geothermal and nuclear power, to better understand the challenges faced by our modern society.

Participants will also learn a broad range of professional skills including: how to write a resumé, how to apply and interview for a job, and what opportunities are available at our local colleges and at Department of Energy National Laboratories like Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory. During the camp, the students will also be offered the opportunity to tour Los Alamos National Laboratory.


This summer camp is FREE to students. Participants who complete the program will be provided a stipend.

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Summer Physics Camp for Young Women Serves Students From:


  • Young women attending high school in Northern - Central New Mexico and Hawaii

  • Completion of Algebra I or high-level math course (Note: Acceptance is NOT based on grades or GPA)

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