Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Governor's School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is hosting a free iTEAMS camp July 15-18 at Oakbrook Middle School for Dorchester County students. iTEAMS camp is a day-camp for rising 7th and 8th graders who have an interest in technology and entrepreneurship.
Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/iteams. The student applications are accepted on a rolling deadline until camps are full.
iTEAMS, or "Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship Among Middle Schoolers”, is a day-camp held in districts across the state at no cost. iTEAMS aims to inspire students to pursue careers in the fields of entrepreneurship, computer science and technology through hands-on, team-based projects. Working cooperatively and using technology to solve problems, students explore tech startups, mobile app development and cyber security. Each camp will serve at least 100 middle school students.
GSSM's financial partners for iTEAMS include Alcoa Foundation, Anonymous, BB&T, The Beaufort Fund, BP, C.G. Fuller Foundation, Charleston Defense Contractors Association, CertusBank, Colonial Life, CSX, Davis Family Foundation, Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort, Duke Energy, First Citizens, Fluor, Fujifilm Manufacturing USA, Inc., General Dynamics, Graham Foundation, Greenville Health System, Hargray, Heritage Classic Foundation, Home Telecom, John I. Smith Charities, Lipscomb Family Foundation, Lockheed Martin, Maddrey Foundation, Michelin North America, Michelin North America, Inc. - Lexington Manufacturing, Palmetto Health, The Partnership Alliance, Santee Cooper, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, The Self Family Foundation, Spinx, Time Warner Cable, Website Pipeline, Westinghouse and Zucker Family Endowment.
For questions, contact Brigitte Barnett, iTEAMS Camp Coordinator/Director of Recruitment, GSSM at 803.201.9168 or firstname.lastname@example.org.