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