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GSSM Kicks Off iTEAMS Xtreme Camp in Columbia

June 20, 2016

Technology-based summer camp at W.J. Keenan High School

On June 20, 2016, the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) will kick off its iTEAMS Xtreme day camp for Richland County students. iTEAMS Xtreme will be held June 20-23 at W.J. Kennan High School for rising 7th and 8th graders who have a strong interest in computer science, technology and entrepreneurship.

iTEAMS Xtreme is a four-day camp designed to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM fields through hands-on, team-based projects. Working cooperatively, and using the latest technologies to solve problems, students will create mobile apps, interactive objects and 3D models. The camp will serve up to 60 middle school students. 

GSSM's financial partners for iTEAMS Xtreme in Richland County include Aflac, American Honda Foundation, C.G. Fuller Foundation, Colonial Life, CPM Federal Credit Union, First Citizens, Harris Teeter, Lipscomb Family Foundation, NBSC, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Palmetto Health, Publix Super Markets Charities, Russell F. Powell, Waddell & Reed, Spirit Communications, State Credit Union, The Kroger Company, Time Warner Cable and Westinghouse Electric Company.

Members of the media are invited to attend the iTEAMS Xtreme closing showcase on Thursday, June 23, at 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at W.J. Keenan High School, 361 Pisgah Church Rd, Columbia, SC 29203. 

For more information, contact Lauren Shirley at 803-252-9152 or lauren@scgssm.org

 

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