Life Science Summer Camps

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The University of Texas Research in Life Science Camp focuses on current UT Austin research for students in the Austin community who will have graduated from 5th or 6th grade by Summer 2021. Students will have the opportunity to explore topics at the cutting edge of discovery. Past topics for the Research in Life Science have been:

  • One of the largest collections of algae
  • Microscopes & advanced research technology such as virtual reality systems
  • Plant genetics and greenhouse tours with plants from all over the world
  • Neurobiology and how our brains support memory
  • How animals like fish and mice communicate
  • Chemical engineering in vaccinations

Students will learn about cutting edge science by touring University of Texas labs. Activities throughout camp will be hands-on and range from topics such as DNA to brain dissection to nanoscience all while making new friends and exploring the UT campus. Campers receive instruction from a UTeach teacher, UT student interns, and other UT faculty and staff touring their labs. Throughout their time here at UT, campers will eat lunch in common areas alongside UT students, explore different places on campus, swim in the pool, and play a sport in the gym.



When: *Session 1: June 7th-11th, 2021 (M-F) 8am - 3:45pm or  *Session II, August 2nd - 6th, 2021 (M-F) 8am - 3:45pm 

Where: Painter Hall (PAI on the campus map) at The University of Texas at Austin.

Drop off and pick up is on 24th street between Guadalupe and Whitis.

Cost: $550 - No scholarships are available

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