Los Alamos

Los Alamos National Lab

LANL

 

 

 

 

 

6th Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in New Mexico and Hawaii-2022

Los Alamos, New Mexico

When: June 6 - June 17, 2022

Camp format: Virtual-Hybrid

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ABOUT LANL'S SAGE CAMP

The two-week long Summer Physics camp for Young women in Northern and Central New Mexico offers a unique opportunity to explore what careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are all about. Held VIRTUALLY in 2022, the camp will focus on boosting your understanding of how STEM allows us to accomplish what was unimaginable just a few years ago: explore Mars, understanding the origins of the universe during the Big Bang, decipher how the building blocks of life fold and unfold, COVID-19 behavior and vaccines, and programming and building robots just for fun!

Camp students will also learn practical skills such as how to write a resume, how to apply and interview for a job, the basics of computer programming, how to build and program your own computer (one more powerful than the one that took astronauts to the moon) and use it to control a project you will build. Students will also be given virtual tours of research facilities and will be introduced to opportunities like internships at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Sandia National Laboratory (SNL) and at local New Mexico colleges.

Daily activities will include demonstrations, hands-on experiments, engineering and programming and robotics projects, presentations, professional development activities and discussions with female scientists and engineers.

Costs

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)

For more information contact: 
spcyw-nm@lanl.gov