Summer academic camps for kids, teens offered in Potsdam
Students conduct science experiments as part of the MythOlympics Training Camp at Clarkson University in 2016.
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University is hosting a variety of academic camps throughout the summer for children and teens.High school studentscan consider the Young Scholars Program from July 22 to 28. This residential camp is where teams are given a real-world problem to solve and then the opportunity to present their solutions to a group of Clarkson and community panelists.
At the university’s Robotics Day Camp, students can explore the world of robotics with faculty and students from Clarkson University. Students will learn how to build and program a robot to complete assigned tasks. Week one of this camp is open for students who will be entering Grades 5 and 6 from June 26 to June 28. Week two of this camp is for students who will be entering Grades 7 and 8 from July 9 to 12.
New this year is the AFA CyberCamp from July 23 to 27. Students entering grades 8-12 can explore cybersecurity and how computers play a role in keeping the nation safe. Lt. Col. Wesley Nims and his Air Force ROTC team will lead it.