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Free summer camp opportunities for K-12 students

Looking for a fun, educational summer camp your student will love? Fontbonne offers a variety of free summer programs in science, technology, arts and more. Take a look at what’s being offered and fill out the form below. A Faculty or staff member will then contact you. 

Girls in Science

June 6-16 – Chemistry or Biology

Girls-in-Science Summer Research Program brings 7th through 9th grade girls to Fontbonne University’s Department of Biological and Behavioral Sciences for two weeks. This two-week program is developed entirely by women scientists in their respective fields to emphasize experimental design, critical thinking and research skills. Topics include genetics, animal behavior, microbiology and parasitology, DNA genotyping, fingerprinting, and forensic entomology. Girls will also stain their own lab coats and experience a taste of college life while making friends from across the St. Louis area.

Questions? Contact Kelly Lane deGraaf at KLanedeGraaf@Fontbonne.edu.

GOALS Camps

Sports Camp 
The camp will help children from kindergarten through eighth grade with communication disorders work to maintain current speech, language, pragmatic and fluency goals in a fun and competitive sports-themed camp..

Theater Camp 
This camp is for students from third to eighth grade currently working on fluency (stuttering), pragmatics and written expression goals. Join us as we create the greatest play of the summer while maintaining our progress in therapy goals.

Science Camp 
Blast off into this fun science-themed camp that will blend science and exploration with maintaining speech, language, pragmatic and fluency goals for children from third to fifth grade.

Literacy Camp 
This camp for children from second to third grade will focus on strengthening the areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through hands-on activities that make reading fun.

Questions? Contact speechclinic@fontbonne.edu.

Cyber Warrior Camp

For one week, high school students will learn to detect spam and phishing attempts and think like a hacker, in addition to becoming familiar with the concepts of confidentiality, integrity, availability and digital forensics.

Questions? Contact Guanyu Tian at GTian@Fontbonne.edu.

Camp FIRE (Fontbonne Inspires Reading Excitement)

This camp is for students who are deaf. Historically, two sessions have been held on campus (one for younger students ages 6-10 and one for older students 11+). Students enhance reading skills including phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through fun theme-based literature and cross-curricular activities.

Questions? Contact speechclinic@fontbonne.edu.

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