Date: July 14 - July 25, 2013
Theme: “A Toy Story- Energy in Motion on Earth and in Space”
The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences to enrich rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students’ mathematics, science, technology, and communication skills.
The EMBHSSC is a two-week academic, residential camp that emphasizes increasing students’ mathematics and science skills, introducing them to college life, and stimulating their interest in science and engineering as a potential career path. Each day, campers will attend classes that include problem solving, research, writing and communication skills incorporated with biology, chemistry, physics, environmental, earth science, engineering and design concepts, and field excursions. Certified classroom teachers and university faculty will teach the classes.
The camp will be held on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus. Housing will be provided in Cypress Hall dormitory on the NJIT campus.
Camp participants will be selected from areas within 100 miles of the NJIT campus.
- Parent/Guardian and student complete the attached student application form.
- Parent/Guardian or student gives the request for records to the student’s school registrar.
- Parent/Guardian or student gives a recommendation form to the student’s current science teacher and current mathematics teacher.
- Student writes a 250-word essay.
The above requested documents are to be sent to New Jersey Institute of Technology –CPCP, CAB 2nd Floor, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102. The Student Application Form, records and recommendations are due by the deadline date, Friday, April 12th, 2013 by 5pm. If we have not received all requested documents by the deadline date, the selection committee will not review the application. If you have questions or need additional information, call Center for Pre-College Programs at 973-596-3550 or visit our website at www.njit.edu/precollege.