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From cybercamp to chemistry labs -- the college options

Published 04/05/2011 | 05:00

Below is a sample of some of the courses for school-age students available at universities across the country. Check with the subject offices in each college to find out what else is available.

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University of Limerick

Science & Engineering Summer Camp 2011. Camp 1: June27-28; Camp 2: June29-30. It also hosts a three-day cybercamp in Mid-June.

NUI Galway

A computing and IT summer camp runs from June 13-17. The Engineering Summer School takes place on June 23. The popular Science Experience Summer Event runs on June 27 and 28.

Dublin City University

The Centre for Talented Youth hosts a range of courses in the summer for primary and second-level students ranging from film-making to forensic science. More information: dcu.ie/ctyi

Trinity College

The college hosts a number of summer activities including an engineering event aimed at specific schools in June. It has a chemistry camp starting on June 26.

UCD

Between June 7-10 UCD hosts a summer school for students entering 6th year at school. Myucd. ucd.ie/admission/unilife.ezc

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