July 22-26, 2013


Click here to view pictures and summary of the 2013 Shell Energy Venture Camp!

Camp Locations: Baton Rouge Community College and Louisiana State University

Energy Venture Camp is designed for students to learn about careers in energy while having fun. Students will:

  • Perform many hands-on experiments to explore the entire process of energy development; from how oil and natural gas are formed to the ways various types of energy are used.
  • Build a generator, a motor, a car, a windmill, a solar house and a robot!!
  • Learn how to do basic programming and simulations.
  • Perform simple labs to learn about photosynthesis, distillation, catalysts, pressure, temperature, density, fracking, combustion, how an engine works, and super conductors.
  • Talk to experts about emerging technologies.
  • Learn how energy shapes our world and talk to professionals about careers in energy.
  • Have a unique hands-on experience at the LSU Petroleum and Chemical Engineering labs, the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, and the BRCC PTEC lab.
  • Field trips, prizes and more!

Who:  For 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. Parents and teachers are invited. Teachers will receive CEU's for completion of the camp.

Date/Times of the Camp:

  • Monday - Thursday, July 22-25th, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday, July 26, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Friday, July 26 Student Presentations, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Parents invited!!!)

Registration:  This camp is FREE to attend.  Snacks, drinks and lunch provided daily.  Students will be accepted on a first come basis. Registration is currently full. To be placed on the first call list for next year, email:   jeannettepthompson (at) gmail.com

For more information or if you have registered and would like to confirm your status, contact Jeannette Thompson:  Jeannette.thompson (at) gmail.com .