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bowbear Wed 15-Jul-15 21:57:09

Just wondered if anybody could recommend anywhere that offers day/residential practical science camps for teens. I'm struggling to find anything on line that is suitable for a 14yr old.

twentyten Thu 16-Jul-15 20:28:49

Probably too late for this year but etrust and Sutton trust are v goo. . Google stem workshops? Apple sometimes do workshops.

bowbear Thu 16-Jul-15 21:40:16

Thank you for the suggestions, you're right we are probably too late for this year but good to know. There seem to be so few options, I'm not sure we'll reach some of the criteria for the Sutton Trust with regard to financial circumstances and quality of school that DD attends but the private ones the universities run are way out of our price range. I'll keep searching!!

twentyten Thu 16-Jul-15 22:36:27

Some Unis do sessions during the summer. Good luck!

Wiifitmama Thu 16-Jul-15 22:43:03

Google Small Piece Trust Residential courses. Affordable and excellent.

fatbottomgirl67 Thu 16-Jul-15 22:46:10

Small piece trust do some fantastic stem courses well worth a look

bruffin Thu 16-Jul-15 22:48:49

Also look at Headstart which is year 12 but they may do some for younger students.
Also not a summer course but if he going into yr 11 it may be worth looking at Arkwright scholarships as they pay for Headstart couses. I think headstart do some camps for younger girls

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 16-Jul-15 22:51:05

the royal institution in London.

bowbear Thu 16-Jul-15 23:23:10

Will check them all out, thank you!

bruffin Fri 17-Jul-15 08:25:32

arjwright scholarships


more tech than pure science but might be of interest


Momzilla82 Fri 17-Jul-15 08:26:50

Why not look at the Google camp online? They have themed weeks?

SecretSquirrels Fri 17-Jul-15 09:44:52

Mine both did Salters Chemistry camps in Year 10 and Headstart in Year 12.
I think you have to apply the winter before.

bowbear Sat 18-Jul-15 11:40:04

Thanks for all the suggestions. I have found a free course run by EON which looks really good too. Good to know there are things available, just takes a little searching and some Mumsnet wisdom!

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