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Science Camps for Girls


Science Camps for Girls - Staff Profiles

Staff are typically subject matter experts and experienced teachers. Staff assignments vary by program and all staff are held to the highest possible standards. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Education Unlimited - Rhonda McCoy, PhD (Camp Director)

Rhonda McCoy, PhD — Camp Director

Rhonda McCoy earned her PhD in Chemistry from Howard University and her BS degree in Chemistry from North Carolina A&T State University.  From a very early age she was inquisitive, and her mom would find her...


Education Unlimited - Jacqueline  Acres, MS (Instructor)

Jacqueline Acres, MS — Instructor

Jackie Acres will be returning to lead our Robotics program summer.  Ms. Acres graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering and from UNLV with a Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering.  While completing her degree, she had the opportunity to teach high school and freshman mechanical...


Education Unlimited - Angela Allen, PhD (Instructor)

Angela Allen, PhD — Instructor

Dr. Angela Allen currently holds the title of Assistant Professor and Chemistry Program Coordinator at Shaw University in North Carolina. Dr. Allen's focus is to collaborate with other institutions and local...


Education Unlimited - Prapti Koirala (Counselor)

Prapti Koirala — Counselor

Prapti is a rising Junior at Wellesley College majoring in Biology/...


Education Unlimited - Olympia Miranda (Counselor)

Olympia Miranda — Counselor

Hi, my name is Olympia Miranda. I have just completed my third year at...


Education Unlimited - Victoria Obenchain, MS (Instructor)

Victoria Obenchain, MS — Instructor

Vickie Obenchain has been teaching for Education Unlimited for the past 8 summers, teaching at both the Science Camp for Girls program and also the A+ Middle School program. She has two degrees in...


Education Unlimited - Lauren Patrick (Instructor)

Lauren Patrick — Instructor

Lauren is currently a PhD student at Yale University in the Neuroscience area of Psychology. Prior to this she gained a strong foundation in neuroscience during her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St Louis.

She has spent the past five years working in a variety of cognitive neuroscience labs at Washington University, Duke...


Education Unlimited - Oishee Shemontee (Instructor & Counselor)

Oishee Shemontee — Instructor & Counselor

An avid fan of all things science and science fiction, Oishee Shemontee decided to pursue both her twin loves of science and literature by obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Biology, as well as a minor in English, from the University of California, Irvine. She was part of a research team at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and...


Education Unlimited - Ashley Sterpka, MEd (Instructor)

Ashley Sterpka, MEd — Instructor

Ashley Sterpka presently works as a Neuroscience research technician at the University of New Hampshire.  She is pursuing her PhD in Genetics and has a Master’s in Biological Science Education and a...


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

4th-6th grade: Intro to Marine Science & Intro to Engineering

4th - 6th grade: Intro to Marine Science and Engineering

Majors: Campers spend about two-thirds of their day in the “Major” class, allowing them to gain in-depth knowledge in their chosen scientific area - Intro to Marine Science or Intro to Engineering.  

8th-9th grade: Neuroanatomy & Robotics

8th-9th grade: Neuroanatomy & Robotics

Majors: Campers spend about two-thirds of their day in the “Major” class, allowing them to focus and gain in-depth of knowledge in their chosen scientific area - Neuroanatomy or Robotics.  

Neuroanatomy Majors: In this major, students will learn the anatomy and physiology of various systems in the brain and apply what they know to fictitious neurological pat...