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Forum staff reports, Published April 08 2012

Discovery Science Camp June 18-22 at MSUM

MOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead will offer a Discovery Science Camp June 18-22 for students entering 7th through 10th grade. The registration deadline is April 15.

Students will work with college science faculty to do a variety of hands-on science activities, use specialized equipment, go on field trips and complete a research project. Classes include:

• BioTime Bandits (time lapse photography of living organisms);

• Spineless Creatures and Slime (sampling aquatic organisms);

• Energy Explorers (alternative energies); and

• Crime Scene Science (forensic science activities).

Cost for residential students is $550 or $300 for day students (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The extended day fee (7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.) is an additional $100.

A science camp open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in MSUM’s Hagen Hall, room 324.

To register for the camp, visit web.mnstate.edu/sciencecamp. For more information, email wallacea@mnstate.edu or call (218) 477-2843.