Blugold Beginnings offers a variety of summer camps each summer to promote college knowledge, campus comfort, and the overall goal of obtaining a higher education! Each camp strives to meet the following objectives:
- Increase campers knowledge of post-secondary opportunities.
- Increase campers comfort on a college campus.
- Increase campers interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) career fields.
- Increase campers awareness of the steps they would need to complete to get a certain career.
June 12-16: Robotics day camp
Students will receive academic instruction in robotics and engineering related areas, team building activities, take engineering related field trips, and participate in other educational activities around campus and in the community.
July 9-14: Dreaming Big, Planning Big-Entrepreneurship overnight camp
July 16-21: Exploring Art, Language and Culture overnight camp
Students will receive academic instruction in liberal arts (theatre, photography, creative writing, jounalism, arts, languages) related areas, team building activities, and participate in other fun activities around the campus and in the community.
Students will receive an introduction to computer science by learning the skills they need to build a real-world website that will be live on the web even after the course is done.
Students will have the opportunity to explore biology, anatomy and physiology, and kinesiology. Students will visit with professionals in bio-medical and kinesiology fields to learn more about careers. Students will also have the opportunity to complete experiments and study health and wellness concepts.
2017 Summer camp applications can be found here!
A confirmation packet will be mailed out with additional details in late May.
Completed forms could also be returned by mail to the Blugold Beginnings Program Office:
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Attn: Blugold Beginnings Camps
105 Garfield Ave. P.O. Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702