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GSSM accepting applications for iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation summer camp

on Wednesday, 30 May 2018. Posted in News, Education, Local News

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation summer camp, which will be held July 23-26 at GSSM. Online applications are available at www. scgssm.org/summer. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until June 1.

iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation is GSSM’s technology day camp for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Students choose one of two tracks. In Arduino & Robotics, students will explore the world of microcontrollers, electronics, and circuits through Arduino technology, learn how to program their very own microcontrolled robot, and pit it against other students’ robots in campwide competitions such as Dance Robot Dance and Robot Wars. In Arduino & Games, students will learn how to create game tools such as stopwatches, randomized dice, buzzers and sensors, then use the tools to build and play Arduino games. Tuition is $185. Families registering more than one child, or for more than one camp, will receive a $20 discount per child. Need-based financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more and apply online at http://www. scgssm.org/summer.

About GSSM

Founded in 1988 as a model for advanced STEM education in South Carolina, GSSM is a nationally recognized school serving about four hundred of the state's most accomplished scholars in the 10th through 12th grades through its residential and virtual programs. The school offers uniquely advanced courses in science, mathematics, and engineering at its campus in Hartsville and virtually to partner school districts across the state. Learn more by visiting www.scgssm.org.