Technology and entrepreneurship day camp to be offered

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The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is partnering with Beaufort County School District to deliver their iTEAMS Xtreme summer camp to rising 7th and 8th graders in Beaufort County. The day camp will be held June 15-18, at Bluffton Middle School. The online application is currently available at www.scgssm.org/iteams.

iTEAMS Xtreme aims to inspire students to pursue careers in the fields of computer science and technology through innovative hands-on, team-based projects. Working in teams and using the latest technologies, students will create mobile apps using App Inventor, create interactive objects using Makey Makey Invention Kit, and Scratch, and create 3D models using 3D printers.

iTEAMS Xtreme will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The cost is $185 per student, including daily snacks, instructional materials and lunch on the final day of the camp. An early bird rate of $165 is offered to students who apply and pay in full by April 13, 2015.

The application deadline is May 18, 2015. Acceptance to iTEAMS Xtreme is based on academic merit. GSSM’s financial partners for iTEAMS Xtreme in Beaufort include the SC Department of Commerce, Waddell & Reed Hartsville – Russell F. Powell, First Citizens Bank, South Carolina Cable Television Association, Time Warner Cable, Bargain Box, Disney Hilton Head Island Resort, Gulfstream, and Hargray Communications.

Learn more and apply online at www.scgssm.org/iteams. For questions, contact Darby Kirven at 843-616-4048 or darby@scgssm.org.