AWE+SUM Girls Camp

Summer Camp Changes and Cancellations

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person summer camps, including athletic camps, are canceled and the Money 101 camp will be hosted online. Questions about refunds for canceled camps should be directed to the camp organizer. Westminster College's main priority continues to be the health, safety, and wellness of camp participants, student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and staff.

The AWE+SUM Camp has been cancelled for summer 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. We look forward to welcoming participants back next year.

Westminster is dedicated to promoting women and diversity in science. AWE+SUM Camp is a unique day camp opportunity for female-identifying students currently in 7th or 8th grade to enjoy individualized, hands-on math and science labs and workshops. Activities support interest in the sciences and show students the variety of careers available in science fields.

AWE+SUM girl campers learning to code
AWE+SUM girl campers learning chemistry

Sample Workshops

  • Design an App: Learn how to program a phone app.
  • To Wash or Not to Wash: Extract penicillin from mold and use it to kill nasty bacteria.
  • Stream Team Critters: Learn about the creatures living in streams and how to keep streams healthy.
  • Wind Chimes: Choose a musical chord and build wind chimes for that chord.
  • Code Masters: Learn about coding and breaking codes and encode secret messages to send your friends.
  • Kaleidoscope: Build a kaleidoscope and learn geometry in the process.
  • Wonder Women and Medicine: Using robotics for surgery.

Donors and Sponsors

AWE+SUM Camp is grateful to the generous donors who make it possible to offer the camp at an affordable price to so many female-identifying students. If you or your employer would like to become a donor, contact Dr. Jessica Johnston at jjohnston@westminstercollege.edu.

AWE+SUM Sponsors

  • Westminster College
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW): Wasatch Branch and State

AWE+SUM Donors

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW): Wasatch Branch and State
  • BioFire Diagnostics
  • L3 Technologies
  • Patent Law Works
  • Reaveley Engineers
  • Tensor Foundation—Mathematical Association of America
  • Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium

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L3 donation

Contact

For questions, send an email to AWE-SUM@westminstercollege.edu.

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