Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


Summer science camps offered at ORNL

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 9, 2005 — The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will sponsor two one-week Science Explorers camps for elementary and middle school students this summer. The camps will be during the weeks of June 6-10 and June 13-17.

Science Explorers is designed for rising fifth, sixth and seventh graders, focusing on a variety of science topics approached via field explorations and hands-on activities. Campers will learn about insects, habitats, water, life science, weather, geology and robots. Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the historic Freels Bend Cabin located on DOE's Oak Ridge Reservation.

Each camp is limited to 25 participants, and the cost is $170.

More information and applications are available by calling Gail Beyersdorf at 865-241-9515 (E-mail: beyersdorfvg@ornl.gov) or on the Web at http://www.ornl.gov/info/news/cco/k12.shtml.

ORNL is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy.