Date: July 5 - July 17, 2015
Theme: “Engineering Your Place in Space”
The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences to students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the Fall 2015 to enrich their 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 50 miles of the NJIT campus.
- Parent/Guardian and student complete the 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, Monday, April 6th, 2015 by 3pm. 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.