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Baton Rouge Energy Venture Camp 2019

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LSU Digital Media Center

340 East Parker Boulevard

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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Camp Locations: Baton Rouge Community College and Louisiana State University

Energy Venture Camp is designed for students to learn about careers in energy while having fun. Students will:

  • Perform many hands-on experiments to explore the entire process of energy development; from how oil and natural gas are formed to the ways various types of energy are used.
  • Build a generator, a motor, a car, a windmill, a solar house and a robot!!
  • Learn how to do basic programming and simulations.
  • Perform simple labs to learn about photosynthesis, distillation, catalysts, pressure, temperature, density, fracking, combustion, how an engine works, and super conductors.
  • Talk to experts about emerging technologies.
  • Learn how energy shapes our world and talk to professionals about careers in energy.
  • Have a unique hands-on experience at the LSU Petroleum and Chemical Engineering labs, the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, and the BRCC PTEC lab.
  • Field trips, prizes and more!

Who: For rising 9th graders through 12th graders.

Date/Times of the Camp:

•Monday - Thursday, July 15-18, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (4:00-4:30 PM pickup)
Friday, July 19, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 19- Student Presentations, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Parents invited!!!)

Registration: $100 for students. Snacks, drinks and lunch provided daily.

Students accepted for this camp will be notified by the end of May and at that time payment will be due. You will be emailed a payment link separately.

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Taught By: Jeannette Thompson and Richard Hansen, teachers at Dunham School and Catholic High School. For more information contact Jeannettepthompson@gmail.com.

What's the refund policy?

Cancellations received and post-marked prior to June 17, 2019 will receive a full refund. After June 17, no refunds will be issued. Substitutions will be permitted.

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