SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION

Alabama State University - CLOSED

STEM Boot Camp

Transportation: Alabama State University will provide transportation to camp participants.

Description: A two week residential experience on the beautiful campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL that will allow students to connect classwork with engaging, hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. * Exciting experiences that include forensic science, robotics and life/health sciences. * Gain skills and knowledge in reading, writing, English and mathematics. * Increase awareness of STEM areas with exposure to practical context with STEM themes.  * Create group-based presentations to showcase work. Each presentation topic is crafted with specific skill sets in mind and will be based on a STEM discipline.

Dates: Rising 9th Grade June 4 - June 16 (Registration Closed), Rising 10th Grade June 18 - June 30 (Registration Closed)

Camp Contact Info: For more information contact Dr. Karyn Scissum Gunn, Associate Provost and Camp Director or Alice Zeigler McClain, Camp Program Assistant (334-229-4379; azeigler@alasu.edu)

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Auburn University - CLOSED

Chef Tech Academy

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description: Chef Tech Academy is excited to announce a new 2017 partnership with Auburn University for rising 9th & 10th grade students. Chef Tech Academy is a professional and fun introduction for students to the culinary arts world. Campers learn about food safety, kitchen, skills, nutrition, and food science.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to effectively bridge the global learning gap in math, science and technology through our children's passion for cooking.

Dates: June 4 - June 9 (Registration Closed), June 11 - June 16 (Registration Closed), July 16 - July 21 (Registration Closed), July 23 - July 28 (Registration Closed)

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

* Please complete one application for all Auburn University camps that you're interested in.

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Mosaic Theatre

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  Mosaic Theatre Camp provides an opportunity for young people to explore and express current issues of diversity through the participants’ stories and the stories of their communities through stage performance. Students will be trained in acting techniques using dramatization of events relevant to them and their peer group. The camp will end with a group stage performance before a live audience.

Dates: June 25 - June 30

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

* Please complete one application for all Auburn University camps that you're interested in.

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Sports Science Camp

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  Sports Science Camp, conducted by faculty and staff from Auburn University's School of Kinesiology in the College of Education, is an opportunity for rising 9th & 10th graders in the GEAR UP Birmingham City Schools program interested in the field of health science, physical activity, and sport performance.

This one-week, residential program provides high school students the opportunity to learn about the research and outreach initiatives in Auburn’s School of Kinesiology. Students meet faculty and mentors to guide them in the many opportunities within the field of Kinesiology, which prepares students for careers in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physical education, athletic training, academia, and coaching.

Students will experience work conducted in the many laboratories, including biomechanics, motor learning, cardio protection, thermal and infrared, molecular science, neuromechanics, vascular physiology, exercise psychophysiology, behavioral fitness, and muscle biochemistry.

Dates: June 11 - June 16, June 25 - June 30

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

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Tiger Beats Music Production Camp

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  Show your skills and develop new ones learning to make electronic beats, loops, samples, and songs in this exciting new experience! Showcasing hip-hop, electronic, gospel, pop, indie rock, and experimental music, this camp will give aspiring producers, beat makers, songwriters, and musicians the basic tools they need to make their own music. Led by professional musicians and producers you will learn the technology behind audio recording and production using the latest and best software in a dedicated “tech music studio” on the Auburn University campus.

Dates: June 18 - June 23

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

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Robotics and Game Development Camp

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is offering in summer 2017 the advanced Robotics and Game Development camp for middle school and junior high school students. The program is developed and directed by AU's Computer Science and Software Engineering Department faculty member Daniela Marghitu and taught by students from the department. This is an opportunity for rising 8th and 9th graders in the GEAR UP Birmingham City Schools program.

This program introduces advanced Computer Science and Computational Thinking concepts and hands-on applications of game design, development, and robotics. Students are assigned individual tasks and work together in teams to complete assignments.

MIT App Inventor, Microsoft Project Spark, Lego Mindstorms NXT, Lego EV3 and Lego Tetrix robots, will be only a few of the programming frameworks used for hands-on applications.

Dates: June 18 - June 23

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Registration Closed

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Creative Writing Studio

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  If stories cram your brain, "plot bunnies" take over your imagination when you least expect them to, and poetic thoughts keep you up at night, then you are probably a writer. Does this sound like you? Then you are probably a writer. We invite you to join us for an intensive writing course at Auburn University, dedicated to feeding your hungry muse and sharpening your writing skills in three genres – fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. This is an opportunity for rising 9th & 10th graders in the GEAR UP Birmingham City Schools program. Here's some of what students can expect:

• Participation in workshops and writing craft classes with the goal of producing original fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. One short story, a work of creative nonfiction or drama, and three poems are the required assignments. Students will develop a portfolio of creative work

• Daily reading, with an eye towards the "architecture" of how a published piece works

• A tour of how a literary journal works, such as the acclaimed "Southern Humanities Review," and discovering what editors do on a day to day basis

• Writing activities are designed to encourage immersion in Auburn, aptly named "the loveliest city on the plains," where students can expect to take some lively literary tours around town

• Special guest speakers

This course is offered by the College of Liberal Arts of Auburn University and led by published authors who will serve as "guest teachers" each week

Finally, the program will end with a reading of student work at the Auburn University Student Center Starbucks (parents and friends invited!)

Dates: July 16 - July 21

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham, attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy. Please download this form, sign and date it, bring it to your counselor at your school, *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

* Please complete one application for all Auburn University camps that you're interested in.

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Perfect Pitch Too Camp

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  This camp will offer promising teen singers both group and individual lessons on pitch, tone, musicianship and performance skills. With vocal instruction led by international performing artist and voice instructor Professor Previn Moore (Vienna Conservatory Private University, Vienna Austria), students will have a fun and unique experience developing their personal vocal skills, while gaining confidence in their ability to perform. This extraordinary opportunity will culminate with a performance before an audience at the end of the week.

***Limited to 15 campers with a serious interest in singing***

Dates: July 9 - July 14

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

* Please complete one application for all Auburn University camps that you're interested in.

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Tiger Cage Entrepreneurship Camp

Transportation: GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to all Auburn Summer Camps.

Description:  Tiger Cage Entrepreneurship Camp is an opportunity to advance the entrepreneurial desires of GEAR UP students from Birmingham City Schools. Tiger Cage students with a business concept or idea for a product will work directly with professors, business leaders and entrepreneurs to further develop their ideas into reality.

Tiger Cage will include classroom instruction, interactive activities, computer lab, and field trips to local businesses and will be a hands-on learning experience designed to guide program participants towards becoming the owner of a real small business.

Participants will practice real world business skills such as team building, leadership development, financial management, verbal communication, and business etiquette through interactive lessons and exercises. Participants will learn how to successfully negotiate for business materials, set goals, and recognize real business opportunities. Tiger Cage students will also learn about the various college majors and business careers that support entrepreneurship (accounting, finance, marketing, etc.) from Harbert College of Business Professors.

All of this in addition to the traditional social activities associated with summer camp (swimming, pizza parties, games and other hands-on activities) makes for a fun and productive experience.

Dates: July 23 - July 28

Camp Contact: LaDonna Langley at 334-734-3091 or lcl0012@auburn.edu

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

* Please complete one application for all Auburn University camps that you're interested in.

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CORD - NEW CAMPS: Engineering Academy and Computer Science and Engineering Camp

Summer Science Institute 1

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.

Description: CORD offers grade K-12 students and teachers from all areas in-depth, hands-on, inquiry-based science experiences both during the school year and in our more intense summer programs. Students experience these programs at their Birmingham area schools, at CORD’s GENEius and LabWorks classrooms at the McWane Science Center and in CORD’s laboratory classrooms at UAB.

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Dates: Rising 10th Grade May 30 - June 9 8AM-4PM

The $50.00 registration fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students.

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Summer Science Institute 2

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.

Description: CORD offers grade K-12 students and teachers from all areas in-depth, hands-on, inquiry-based science experiences both during the school year and in our more intense summer programs. Students experience these programs at their Birmingham area schools, at CORD’s GENEius and LabWorks classrooms at the McWane Science Center and in CORD’s laboratory classrooms at UAB.

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Dates: Rising 10th Grade June 12 - June 23 8AM-4PM

The $50.00 registration fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students.

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PhysicsBridge

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.

Description:  Discover optics, lasers, and lights by conducting handson experiments working with UAB faculty, students, and staff to understand physics.

• Learn to employ state-of-the art equipment and safety practices.

• Perform hands-on experiments in physics, optics, and astronomy.

• Use telescopes to see the stars.

• Experience exciting demonstrations.

• What kind of science careers are there?

• How to get in to the right college and programs?

• Visit UAB physics labs to see state-of-the-art science in action!

• See UAB up close!

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Dates: July 10 - July 12 8AM-5PM

The $50.00 registration fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students.

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Chembridge

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.

Description: CORD offers grade K-12 students and teachers from all areas in-depth, hands-on, inquiry-based science experiences both during the school year and in our more intense summer programs. Students experience these programs at their Birmingham area schools, at CORD’s GENEius and LabWorks classrooms at the McWane Science Center and in CORD’s laboratory classrooms at UAB.

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Dates: July 24 - July 28 8AM-5PM

The $50.00 registration fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students.

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Materials Science Camp

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.

Description: CORD offers grade K-12 students and teachers from all areas in-depth, hands-on, inquiry-based science experiences both during the school year and in our more intense summer programs. Students experience these programs at their Birmingham area schools, at CORD’s GENEius and LabWorks classrooms at the McWane Science Center and in CORD’s laboratory classrooms at UAB.

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

Dates: June 12 - June 16 8:30AM-4PM

The $50.00 registration fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students.

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Computer Science Camp

Description: Spend the week exploring the basics of Computer Science.

  • Learn how computers process and store data
  • Learn about encryption and computer security
  • Gain improved critical thinking and math skills
  • Build a strong foundation for learning programing and computer engineering

Dates: June 5-9, 2017 and June 19-23, 2017

Cost: Free to all GEAR UP Birmingham Rising 9th Graders

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Engineering Academies - Academy I: Introductory Engineering

Description: Introductory Engineering is a great opportunity to discover all engineering fields and get hands on engineering experience. This program includes:

  • Exposure to multidisciplinary fields of engineering i.e. electrical, materials, computer engineering
  • Exploration of engineering by hands- on activities
  • Interactions with engineering students, faculty and professional engineers
  • Group and individual engineering projects
  • A taste of college life
  • A tour of an engineering company

Dates: Session I: June 19-23, 2017 or Session II

Cost: Free to all GEAR UP Birmingham Rising 9th Graders

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Academy II: Advanced Engineering

Description: Advanced Engineering is filled with exciting, hands-on experiences using science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Spend a week exploring research and careers in engineering.

  • Perform hands-on engineering projects
  • Design your experiments and present your results
  • Participate in lab demonstrations
  • Learn about the roles and responsibilities of engineers
  • Learn about aerospace engineering

 

Dates: Session I: June 26-30, 2017 or Session II: July 17-20, 2017

Cost: Free to all GEAR UP Birmingham Rising 10th Graders

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Girls Inc. of Central Alabama - CLOSED

Eureka Summer Program

Transportation: Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp. 


Description: Educational Summer Program • Science, Math and Technology • Health Education • Economic Literacy • Cooking/Nutrition • Field Trips • Sewing • Gardening • Sports • Culture and Heritage • Creative Writing • Drama and Performing Arts

Located at 5130 8th Court South, Birmingham, AL 35222

Dates: June 5th-Aug 4th (closed July 3rd-7th) from 7AM-6PM weekdays.

To register, please contact Byanca Underwood at 205-599-5555 or bunderwood@girlsinccentral-al.org for more information.

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Samford University - CLOSED

Summer Reading and Leadership Program (SRALP) 2017

This camp will take place on the beautiful campus of Samford University July 10-21, 9:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Description: Students will be exposed to authentic literacy and math experiences through highly engaged small group and whole group lessons lead by teacher experts. Also, students will have the opportunity to enhance leadership skills while receiving mentoring and coaching support from community leaders. GEAR UP Leadership Ambassadors will be selected at the culmination of the summer program. A campus tour is planned as well as daily visits to various campus facilities. This is the third year of the camp and partnership with Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education at Samford University! “GEAR UP” for a very exciting two weeks of learning and leadership!

Camp Contact Info: Please email your registration form to: tbluiett@samford.edu or mail it to:

Samford University OBB School of Education c/o Dr. Tarsha Bluiett 800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, AL 35229

or

Putnam students (8th graders) may submit forms to school office, c/o Ms. Tywanna Pressley

Dates: July 10 - July 21 9AM-1PM

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Samford University's Minority Youth Science Academy

Dates: June 25-28, 2017

Transportation: Parents are responsible for providing transportation.

Description: The Minority Youth Science Academy at Samford University is a three-day residential program offering college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in the sciences. A limited number of rising 10th-12th grade students will live and study at one of the region’s top universities as they enjoy activities including:

  • Experiments in biology and engineering/technology
  • college application counseling
  • study skills and test preparation
  • teamwork games and movie night
  • Q&A with minority scientists and college science students

Target Grade Level: Rising 10th graders attending Birmingham City Schools

Cost: FREE! The fee is waived for GEAR UP Birmingham students

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UAB RIFE - NEW CAMP

UAB RIFE: ACT Math Boot Camp

Description:  This is a four-day (Monday - Thursday) ACT Math Prep Session…students will be exposed to concepts, and study strategies that will raise their ACT Math score in a fun, enriching atmosphere. Each participating student will receive an ACT Prep book and a scientific calculator at the end of the session.

Dates: Mon, Jun 12, 2017, 8:30 AM – Thu, Jun 15, 2017, 5:00 PM

Registration is limited. Students must register by Friday, May 19th.

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UAB Money Math

UAB Money Math: Wall Street

Description:  This is a four-day (Monday - Thursday) camp for GEAR UP Birmingham students ONLY that focuses on financial education and math enrichment. Each day, students rotate through four instructional blocks that will include lessons on investing and the stock market, a tour of the campus, a simulation, and time to work on a group project. Students will also be responsible for performing their own stock research and making buy/sell decisions. The Money Math Summer Camp lessons will require students to apply mathematical concepts to stock market topics, use computers and other tools and thoroughly consider the value and impact of money on their daily lives.

Dates: June 19 - June 22 8:30AM-5PM

Camp Contact Info: Jamie Lewis (jmlewis@uab.edu) 205-996-0884

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Personal Finance Academy

Description:  This is a five-day (Monday – Friday) non-residential academy that focuses on financial literacy. Students will enroll in a three-week, college-level personal finance course and earn three hours of college credit. Each day will begin with an opening session where students will hear from invited speakers. Each day will end with a closing session where students can ask questions about the course material and receive one-on-one tutoring. Each day will include four, 45-minute instructional blocks and a 90-minute lunch break. Cost (paid by GEAR UP Birmingham) includes UAB tuition, textbooks, supplies and lunch each day.

Application packet must be completed to be eligible to enroll.

Dates: June 5 - June 9, June 12 - June 16, June 19 - June 23 8:30AM - 4:00PM

Camp Contact Info: Jamie Lewis (jmlewis@uab.edu) 205-996-0884

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UAB Red Mountain Writing Project - OPEN FOR WAITLIST

Exploring Birmingham: Writing Our City

GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to UAB RMWP Summer Camps.

Description:  Birmingham Alabama has many exciting landmarks that make it a historical and famous place to visit. Tourists from all around the world travel here to experience what we have right in our own backdoor. During week 1, we will explore our rich and exciting reputation and pen our journey as writers. We take walking tours to downtown landmarks – join us as we write our city!
Final Product: Student Blogs to recap, recreate our journey, and share with other teens who are moving to Birmingham!

Dates: June 5 - June 9 8AM-3PM

Camp Contact: Dr. Tonya Perry; tperry@uab.edu; 205-934-7896

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Traveling The World: Global Awareness

GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to UAB RMWP Summer Camps.

Description: Have you ever wondered what other people around the world eat, where they live, where they go to school, or what they do for enjoyment?  During week 2, we will use our pens, pencils, and technology to travel around the world! We will listen to speakers, hear music, nibble on snacks, sip on beverages, and see cultural outfits to increase our global awareness. Join us as we Hit the World!

Final Product: IMovie to showcase our global trek and iBook about the country

Dates: June 12 - June 16 8AM-3PM

Camp Contact: Dr. Tonya Perry; tperry@uab.edu; 205-934-7896

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Music To My Ears: Designing words and music using technology

GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to UAB RMWP Summer Camps.

Description:  Calling all young musicians, rappers, poets, music producers, singers, and lyricists! Week 3 is your week to shine! We want music to our ears as we design words and music using technology! This is your opportunity to show off your musical skills, finesse your lyrics, hit the dab on them, and hit the quan with your pens! Bring your energy and bring your excitement to week 3. Final Product: Music videos or technological music production and e-portfolio of writing

Dates: June 19 - June 23 8AM-3PM

Camp Contact: Dr. Tonya Perry; tperry@uab.edu; 205-934-7896

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Innovation Depot

GEAR UP Birmingham will provide transportation to UAB RMWP Summer Camps.

Description:  What are your plans for the future; an engineer, an architect, a doctor, or perhaps a food scientist? Join us in week 4 for an innovative week of career discovery, creativity, and product delivery. We want to see your ideal future job! Perhaps your job has not even been created yet – but that’s ok – we want to see and hear your thoughts! Bring your creativity, idealism, and innovation to week 4! Show what is in your mind! Tell what is in your heart!  Come, produce your passion! Final Product: Produce a Planned STEM product and plan of action

Dates: June 26 - June 29 8AM-3PM

Camp Contact: Dr. Tonya Perry; tperry@uab.edu; 205-934-7896

In order to participate in GEAR UP Birmingham attendees must agree to comply with the program's anti-bullying policy.  Please download this form, sign and date it and bring it to your counselor at your school *AND* email it to mfunderburg@gearupbham.com

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University of Montevallo - CLOSED

Earth & Sky Camp

The E&S Camp is designed to engage campers in activities that help them understand how to protect and preserve natural resources and how those resources contribute to a higher quality of life for all.

Description: Throughout this one-week event, campers will participate in stimulating, hands-on, educational activities at a variety of sites on the University of Montevallo campus and within the greater Montevallo community including: the University of Montevallo Organic Community Garden, the James Wylie Shepherd Observatory, Ebenezer Swamp, University Lake, Orr Park and the University 3-D Building.

Dates: June 19 – 23

Camp Contact: Kelli J. Holmes Phone: 205.665.6077

Must have code to register for summer camps. Code: GUB2017

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Residential Computer Coding Camp

This beginning Computer Coding Camp is designed to engage campers in activities that will introduce them to coding and help them understand how coding concepts can relate to critical thinking skills. This is an introduction to coding.

Description: Throughout this one-week event, campers will participate in stimulating, hands-on, educational activities on the University of Montevallo campus. Activities will be led by university faculty with assistance from UM student counselors and activity coordinators. This camp is well suited for students with very little to no experience coding.

Dates: June 5 – 9

Camp Contact: Kelli J. Holmes Phone: 205.665.6077

Must have code to register for summer camps. Code: GUB2017

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Young Musicians Camp

Description: The University of Montevallo Young Musicians’ Camp provides middle and high school-aged band, choir, guitar, piano students and those interested in music technology with superior musical instruction combined with the fun and friendship of a great summer camp. A variety of ensemble and master class experiences are conducted by our internationally recognized UM music faculty and guest artists. Evening activities include swimming, cook-outs, movies, mixers, eld sports and recitals.

Dates: June 18 – 23

Camp Contact: Kelli J. Holmes Phone: 205.665.6077

Must have code to register for summer camps. Code: GUB2017

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BREAKTHROUGH BIRMINGHAM SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM FOR RISING 9TH GRADE STUDENTS

BREAKTHROUGH BIRMINGHAM SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM FOR RISING 9TH GRADE STUDENTS

Space is limited! APPLY BY JUNE 7! Breakthrough Birmingham Online Application

Description: FREE, 6-week, academic acceleration summer program for Birmingham City rising 9th graders Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED

Dates: JUNE 14 - JULY 21: Mon - Fri, 7:30am - 3:15pm at Hayes K-8

What does Breakthrough offer? Small classes taught by high-achieving college students from across the country Math, science, literature, and writing classes, plus fun electives every day Fun Friday activities including Olympics, college visits, career day, community service, and more Two hours of homework each night to reinforce what you learn and access to your teachers after-hours if you have questions A fun, challenging environment to help prepare you for success in college and beyond

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A BIG thank you to all of the GEAR UP Birmingham (GUB) parents and students who attended the GEAR UP Birmingham's Summer Camp Information Meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the BCS Board of Education Auditorium! We are appreciative for the opportunity to serve you and your GEAR UP Birmingham student(s) on this journey to increase the academic performance and preparation for postsecondary education!

~The GEAR UP Birmingham Staff

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