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GSSM Kicks Off iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation Camp in Bluffton

June 10, 2016

New robotics summer camp at McCracken Middle School

On June 13, 2016, the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) will kick off its newest summer camp, iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation, for Beaufort County students. iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation will be held June 13-16 at McCracken Middle School in Bluffton for rising 7th and 8th graders who have a strong interest in computer science, robotics and technology.

iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation is four-day camp that pushes students with an advanced curriculum and a focused challenge centered on robotics and Arduino technology. During Next Generation, students will build their own robot and program a remote control while exploring Arduino technology. The camp will serve up to 60 middle school students.

GSSM's financial partners for iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation in Beaufort County include American Honda Foundation, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Inc., CPM Federal Credit Union, Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort, First Citizens Bank, Gulfstream, Harris Teeter, Publix Super Markets Charities, Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation, The Bargain Box, The Kroger Company, Time Warner Cable and Waddell & Reed - Russell F. Powell.

Members of the media are invited to attend the iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation closing showcase on Thursday, June 16, at 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at McCracken Middle School, 250 H. E. McCracken Cir, Bluffton, SC 29910. 

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

 

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