• Are you intrigued by your world, animals, and nature?
  • Maybe you’re fascinated by genetics or curious about coding and modeling?
  • Or perhaps you want to explore chemical analysis or mechanics?

This summer, girls entering 7th – 9th grades will become research scientists in training at the Girls-in-Science Summer Research Experience at Fontbonne University. Participants can apply for one, two-week session in biology, ecology, chemistry or physics.

These young scientists will work alongside a Fontbonne University faculty member/disease ecologist, as well as undergraduate assistants, as they participate in hands-on research and explore what it means to be a scientist.

Who:  Girls entering 7th – 9th grade

Session dates coming soon!

Where: Fontbonne University, 6800 Wydown Blvd., Clayton, Mo. 63105

Cost:  FREE

Registration and Application

The 2019 application is coming soon! For questions about the upcoming Girls in Science program, please email Dr. Lane-deGraaf. For early notification of next year’s program, or interest in other academic-year science programming, please fill out the form below.

This camp is made possible through the generous financial support of Boeing and the Monsanto Fund.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Kelly Lane-deGraaf, Ph.D., at or 314-889-1438