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TWU holds ACES
camp sessions for sixth to ninth-grade girls in June and July
Texas Woman’s University’s Science and Mathematics
Center for Women will host its 18th annual Access to Careers
in the Sciences (ACES) Camps for sixth to ninth-grade girls
in June and July.
Camp I will be
June 19-July 1 for girls finishing the eighth or ninth grade.
Camp II will be July 17-29 for girls finishing the sixth or
seventh grade. Participants will attend classes on various
math and science disciplines and be introduced to women who
have already established themselves in careers in
the sciences or mathematics.
The cost for each
camp is $925, which includes room and board at Mary Gibbs
Jones residence hall for the duration for the camp, all laboratory
fees and all materials used.Forty girls from throughout Texas
are expected to participate in each camp session and limited
space is available for the Camp II session in July. For
more information and registration requirements, call 940-898-2769
or 1-800-860-ACES or visit www.twu.edu/smcw/.
Science and Mathematics
Center Director and TWU Senior Lecturer Cathy Banks started
the ACES camp 18 years ago.
an avenue to encourage girls at the junior-high-school level
to become interested in math and science and eventually pursue
degrees and careers in these disciplines,” Banks said.
The camp has had
937 participants since it began in the summer of 1988.
For Further Information
Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456