LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is offering junior high and high school students three summer academic camps in the areas of computer languages and programs as well as robotics. Two are overnight camps and one is a day camp.
Overnight – Introduction to Computer Programming (Academic and Computer Camp)–students entering grades 8-12
- Participants will learn about computer fundamentals, computer languages and the basics of Web design. In addition, students will have the opportunity to attend lectures in other academic areas such as music, chemistry and philosophy.
The camp, which runs June 10-15, is $300 per camper and is limited to 40 students. The application deadline is May 1.
Overnight – Introduction to Java and Perl – students entering grades 10-12
- As participants in this program, students will gain a deep, intensive introduction to the intricacies of either language.
The camp, which runs June 17-22, is $350 per camper and is limited to 35 students. In order to be eligible for this camp, students must have attended a previous Transylvania computer camp, or taken some high school programming classes. The application deadline is May 1.
Day Camp – Programming and Robotics – students entering grades 6-8
- As participants in this program, students will gain an introduction to the fundamentals of robot building and programming or learn to program in BASIC or C++.
The camp is offered June 25-30, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. The cost is $200 per camper plus an optional charge for the robotics camp, and is limited to 35 students. The application deadline is May 1.
For more information about any of these programs or to receive an application, call Charlotte Taraba at (859) 233-8228.
Transylvania, founded in 1780, is the nation’s sixteenth oldest institution of higher learning and is consistently ranked in national publications as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.