Summer Camp

Summer Camp

The Greenwood Genetic Center’s Junior Genetics Scholars Camp provides a unique opportunity for high school students to gain first-hand exposure to the field of genetics straight from the experts. The week includes learning about the latest technologies, engaging in hands-on lab activities, touring the Center, and exploring careers in the field of genetics.

Our 2020 Junior Genetics Scholars Camp will be held at the Genetic Education Center on the campus of the Greenwood Genetic Center.

 

UPDATE - 06/01/2020

Our camp is currently full, and we have closed registration. To protect the safety of our students and instructors, we will now hold two sessions with fewer campers in each group. Those who have registered will be contacted by GGC soon regarding the altered schedule and safety measures in place for our summer camp.

If you have registered and are now unable to attend or uncomfortable with having your student attend, a full refund will be isssued.

 


 

 

 

 

Meet Makayla Gunn

Meet Makayla Gunn

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