EcoGirl

July 17-21, 2017

This live-in week long camp provides an opportunity to explore career options that help society while protecting the environment. Attendees live together in a residential hall, meet current female student leaders and professors, participate in team projects and field trips, and explore the science and engineering behind a green environment.
Camper shows off upcycled Earth Day shirt.
  • Registration Details
  • Camp Activities
  • Transportation Policy
  • Campus Cancellation Policy

Registration Details

Date: July 17-21, 2017

Eligibility: Rising 11th and 12th grade girls

Registration Fee: $400,  Which includes housing, meals, t-shirt, activities and all supplies.

Employee Discount: Missouri S&T Faculty and staff will receive a $50 discount on registration fees. Contact Shannon Cox for more information.

Registration Deadline: June 2017

Capacity: Space is limited to 30 students. (if the camp is full you can request to be placed on a waiting list)

 

Registration process

1. Complete the online registration form: EcoGirl Registration
2. Print, sign  Agreement and Release of Liability and Health Form
3. Mail all forms and payment* (if not paying online by credit card) made payable to the Missouri S&T within 14 days* from the date of your registration

  Mail to :

      Student Diversity, Outreach and Women's Programs 
      Missouri University of Science and Technology 
      605 W. 11th Street 
      Rolla, Missouri 65409-0420

*Notice: Your registration is not complete until all forms and payment have been received by our office. All forms and payment must be received by our office within 14 days from the date of your registration to avoid automatic cancellation.

 
Registration Cancellation Policy

Persons wishing to cancel their registration must do so in writing by June 15, 2017 to receive a full refund. Requests for refunds made between June 16 -July 1, 2017 will receive 50% refund fees. No refunds will be issued after July 1. Please allow two weeks for processing of refunds.

Camp Activities

  • Research the risks associated with electric power generation from nuclear power plants versus fossil-fuel power generation.
  • Hands-on activities may include work at the Missouri S&T reactor and/or the Weldon Springs Superfund site.
  • Address water and wastewater-related issues in a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Interact with faculty from geological engineering, environmental engineering, biology, psychology and economics.
  • Learn about electrical power generation and distribution and evaluate solar and wind energy production.
  • Collect solar and wind data, measure generator output in the electrical engineering laboratory, attend solar house-based activities, and complete a field trip to Harry S. Truman Dam and Reservoir to learn about a federal hydroelectric project.
  • Learn about the American family reliance on safe and dependable domestic electrical systems and appliances for family health and comfort.
  • Create presentations on individual topics of interest. The focus will be to provide the students with a head start on future term papers or university application essays.

Topics subject to change.

Transportation Policy

Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Missouri S&T. USA Express provides shuttle service from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to campus. The shuttle service schedule is available online, or you can call toll free at 1-800-872-9399.

Campus Cancellation Policy

Missouri S&T reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of insufficient registrations, severe weather or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately via email and phone, and all fees will be returned in full.

Contact Us

Are you ready for your next adventure?

For more information, contact Shannon Cox,
senior student support specialist women's program