July 24-28, 2017

Louisiana State University, Digital Media Center

**This camp has been canceled**

Students will explore large scientific databases and find interesting facts about galaxies, proteins, fish, weather, and more. This camp will provide students with a project-based introduction to coding and computer technology in an informal and fun environment. Engaging talks by LSU faculty will be included. Students will learn from the experts how to deal with huge amounts of data and be "scientists for a day". The goal of the program is to promote interests in STEM careers among children..

WHO:  Rising 7th and 8th grade students. No previous experience with computing is required.

REGISTRATION:  $130/person.  Supplies, lunches and snacks are provided during the camp. Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to and from LSU's campus. Limited seats available so register early.   This camp has been canceled!

SCHEDULE:  9:00AM - 4:00 PM; two snacks and a lunch will be provided each day.

LOCATION:   Room #TBA, LSU Digital Media Center.  Map it!

INSTRUCTORS:  This summer camp will be presented by Fernando Alegre, LSU Cain Center; Juana Moreno, LSU Physics and Astronomy and CCT; and John Underwood, Baton Rouge Magnet High School.

For all LSU Center for Computation & Technology summer camp information, visit  https://www.cct.lsu.edu/cct-events.  For a listing of other LSU pre-college camp offerings visit: www.lsu.edu/camps.