Enrollment Underway for Young Scholars Camps at Illinois Wesleyan
April 13, 2016
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Enrollment is underway for “IWU Young Scholars” summer camps for
youth to be held on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University.
The full-day academic summer camps for students in fourth through ninth grade incorporate
a liberal arts focus through hands-on activities and student-designed projects. Licensed
teachers and Illinois Wesleyan faculty teach the camp classes, which are limited in
“IWU Young Scientists” is for students entering sixth, seventh, eighth or ninth grade, with the ninth grade
slots a new addition for this year. The Elementary Camp “Inventions and Innovations” is for students entering fourth or fifth grade. Both
camps offer hands-on classes where kids explore problems and design their own solutions
through sessions in computer programming, 3D printing, chemistry, environmental studies,
physics and biology. Both camps are set for July 5-14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each
day. The $325 camp fee includes all materials and lunch each day in the IWU Dining
“IWU Young Artists in Theatre,” a performance and theatre camp June 20-30 for students entering sixth, seventh, eighth
or ninth grade, is already full. Organizers encourage those who are interested to
put their names on a waiting list.