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Science Camps for Girls

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The Science Camps for Girls was originally founded in cooperation with Dr. Sally Ride, first American woman in space, as Sally Ride Science Camps for Girls.  The mission was to inspire a love of science in young girls.  In 2015, after the passing of Dr. Ride, it was renamed the Science Camp for Girls.  We have continued to maintain Dr. Ride's passion for growing the number of young girls and women entering the science fields.  Whether your young scientist is showing the beginnings of interest in science or she is brimming with excitment at the idea of a science camp, we have the right program for her.  Our curriculums aim to enfuse summer fun with scientic exploration in a warm and supportive atmosphere that challenges girls to think critically about the world in which they live.  Through hands on expirements and daily labs, students will learn to ask the questions that matter.  Lead  by strong female role-models, they will learn the process of scientific exploration. 

The Science Camp for Girls offers female budding scientists the following 6 majors from which to choose: 

Grades 4 - 6: 

Grades 6 - 8: 

Grades 8 - 9: 


Science Camps for Girls - Staff Profiles

Education Unlimited believes in small-group, immersive learning with subject matter experts and experienced teachers. We strive to provide industry-leading instruction to all of our students and hold all staff to the highest possible standards. Staff assignments vary by program and location. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Education Unlimited - Rhonda McCoy, PhD (Camp Director)

Rhonda McCoy, PhD — Camp Director


Education Unlimited - Taylor Halsey, MS (Instructor)

Taylor Halsey, MS — Instructor

Taylor Halsey is a Graduate Teaching Associate at Cal Poly Pomona where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and a minor in Chemistry.  She received her Master’s Degree in Biological and...


Education Unlimited - Thomas Harper (Instructor)

Thomas Harper — Instructor

Thomas Harper is a robotics enthusiast currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Human Factors Engineering at Tufts University.  His passion for robotics started at a young age. In addition to being president of the robotics and 3D printing club at The Head Royce School in the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas turned his...


Education Unlimited - Erica Ho (Neuroanatomy Instructor)

Erica Ho — Neuroanatomy Instructor

Erica is a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Yale University, and her research focuses on the systems neuroscience of social behavior. After receiving her BA in psychology from Cornell University in 2013, Erica spent three years as a full-time research assistant and later research coordinator at the Child Mind Institute's Center for the...


Education Unlimited - Tia Martineau (Instructor)

Tia Martineau — Instructor

Tia Martineau is a high school physics teacher in Chelmford, Massachusetts.  She received Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  She is currently preparing to transition into her graduate career, where she will be pursuing her doctorate in physics at the University of Florida. Alongside her...


Education Unlimited - Charlene Nguyen (Instructor)

Charlene Nguyen — Instructor

Charlene Nguyen is a high school biology teacher at Animo Leadership Charter High School in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and had worked in research labs as an undergraduate. Following her graduation from college, she tutored students in biology and...


Education Unlimited - Annie Nguyen (Instructor)

Annie Nguyen — Instructor

Annie T. Nguyen is a graduate of UC San Diego. In 2011 she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, with minors in Science Education and History. She is also an alumna of Phi Sigma Rho, a national Greek organization for women in science and engineering. While an undergraduate, Annie worked with various campus...


Education Unlimited - Victoria Obenchain, MS (Instructor)

Victoria Obenchain, MS — Instructor

Victoria Obenchain is a dedicated science teacher to primary and middle school age students.  For more than 10 years she has taught at The Salkan School in Moraga, CA where she has focused on hands-on...


Education Unlimited - Shannon Pylant (Instructor)

Shannon Pylant — Instructor

Shannon Pylant is a 6th grade science teacher in Winston-Salem, NC.  She has a Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and a Bachelor of Science in Biology with Minors in Chemistry and Education from Belmont Abbey College. Prior to teaching, Shannon worked as a cancer...


Education Unlimited - Oishee Shemontee (Instructor)

Oishee Shemontee — Instructor

Oishee Shemontee is an experience science instructor and SAT tutor with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in English from the University of California, Irvine.  Oishee is passionate about making science more relevant and easily accessible to people from a young age. In high school, she co-founded a peer tutoring program to help...


Education Unlimited - Gladys Velez Caicedo (Instructor)

Gladys Velez Caicedo — Instructor

Gladys Velez Caicedo is a technical instructor in the Department of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, Gladys holds a Bachelor of Science degree in astronomy & physics.  Gladys has conducted high energy particle astrophysics at various labs around the world, such as...


We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed.


Upcoming Camps

Anatomy/Physiology - Gr. 4-6

Astronomy - Gr 6-8

In Astronomy, students will explore our solar system and ...

Intro to Engineering - Gr 4-6

In Intro to Engineering, students will learn the basic principles of engineering design and use this process to solve a variety of ‘build challenges’, which must survive performance trials and unexpected obstacles along the way!  Students will work collaboratively with one another and our amazing instructors to study the principles of force, energy, mass, and other fundamental propert...

Marine Science - Gr 6-8

Marine Science: Marine Science students will "dive" headfirst into one of the world’s least-explored places – the ocean!  In this camp, we will take a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and incorporate studies in chemistry, oceanography, ecology, and marine biology to learn about Earth's ...

Neuroanatomy - Gr 8-9

In this course, students will learn the anatomy and physiology of various systems in the brain and apply what they know to fictitious neurological patients. Specifically, we will focus on the cerebral cortex, various sub-cortical structures, the visual system, somatosensory system, and the motor system in the brain and spinal cord. The culminating event on Friday will be a case-studies test where students will &ldquo...

Robotics - Gr 7-9

 

In this course, students will explore the emerging science of robot mechanics as they build an...