While we held out hope that we would be able to host an exciting summer full of camps all across the state, as well as welcome you to create an amazing summer experience here at GSSM, it is with a heavy heart that we announce we will not be able to offer our GoSciTech, iTEAMS, and CREATEng summer camps this year. We were so thrilled about this summer with all of the amazing experiences planned and the exciting classes offered. Our Outreach Center team will develop a series of virtual STEM summer academic learning experiences that we will make available to rising 6th – 10th grade students. We will provide you with information about these offerings and how you can participate as they are developed. We are committed to working to make our GSSM Summer Camps the ultimate camp experience, and we hope that you will be available to join us again at GoSciTech, CREATEng, and iTEAMS Xtreme next year!

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Innovate. Design. Create.

CREATEng is GSSM’s one-of-a-kind engineering and design thinking day camp for rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders. In CREATEng, students take on the role of NASA engineers charged with developing a sustainable colony on Mars. Working through project-based, hands-on team challenges, students learn what engineering is and what engineers do. With a focus on civil, biomedical, and aerospace engineering students work through a series of mini challenges from building windproof structures to protecting human life from the harsh environment of outer space.

CREATEng students will interact with guest speakers and go on a field trip to a local company to see engineering in action.

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Summer 2020 Dates & Locations

All camps run Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM daily.

  • Dorchester: June 22-25, Oakbrook Middle School
  • Georgetown: July 20-23, Georgetown Middle School
  • Greenville: June 22-25, Sterling School at Charles Townes Center
  • Horry: June 29-July 2, Conway High School
  • Lexington: June 15-18, Lexington Technology Center
  • Orangeburg: July 13-16, William J Clark Middle School
  • York 3 Rock Hill: June 29-July 2, South Pointe High School

Cost

$225 per student

  • Cost includes materials and snacks. Students must provide their own lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the camp week. GSSM will provide a pizza lunch on Thursday of each camp week.
  • Early Bird Rate is $205 per student. All application materials must be received by April 15 to be eligible for the early bird rate.
  • Families registering more than one child, or for more than one day camp, will receive the early bird rate.
  • Financial aid is available! Please complete the financial aid application within the online camper application.

Due to the generosity of our donors, full scholarships are offered to campers in Georgetown, Horry, and Orangeburg Counties.

Who is eligible to apply to CREATEng?

Rising 7th, 8th & 9th graders who have demonstrated scholarship in science and math and desire an academically challenging STEM summer experience. Students must submit their 2019-20 first semester report card as part of their application and must have a B average or higher in order to be enrolled in CREATEng.

What can I expect at CREATEng?

  • Awesome engineering experiences and hands-on projects
  • A four-day immersion into the world of engineering
  • Interactions with other students who share a passion for engineering
  • Exciting guest speakers and an engineering-in-action field trip

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The Timken Company
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