Application Deadline: 15th December 2013.
Whom: The Millennium Youth Camp is a fun science camp for young people between years 16-19 interested in natural sciences, mathematics and technology who want to start up a career in these fields.
When: 3rd -11th June 2014
Where: Helinski, Finland
Price: Free (even flights!)
Organizers: Technology Academy Finland, LumaCentre (Finland’s Science Education Centre), Aalto University in cooperation with Kemira, Nestle Oil, Nokia, Rovio, UPM, University of Helsinki and other Organizations.
DO YOU LOVE SCIENCE AND ALL THINGS RELATED?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO HANG OUT WITH YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD?
Millennium Youth Camp is a math, science & technology camp where you will learn new skills, meet great people and have a lot of fun.
Millennium Youth Campers are young people interested in natural sciences, mathematics and technology who want to start up a career in these fields. The week-long camp has been organized every June since 2010, and during the camp, Campers are introduced to a number of Finnish companies and higher educational institutions. Also, they have a wonderful opportunity to get to know Finnish expertise and top-level research.
- Students will start working on the projects around 2 months before the camp online and will bring their work to completion during the camp.
- The Grand finale will be at the end of the camp, when students present their work at the Millennium Youth Camp Gala.
- All your costs (including flights) will be covered!
You have to be:
- between years 16 – 19
- super into mathematics, natural sciences or technology or all of them!
- Everyone born in the years 1995–1998 from anywhere in the world may apply for the 2014 Millennium Youth Camp through online service.
The Organizers of the event will cover the following:
- All educational activities,
The application process is two-phased.
• 1st stage: 15.10-15.12.2013 (open for everybody)
• 2nd stage: 3.2.2014-3.3.2014 (top 200 selected)
• Interviews: 3.3.2014-14.3.2014 (top applicants)
• Sixty campers will be selected!
• Campers will be announced 17.3.2014
- Application for the first phase begins on 15 October 2013 and closes on 15th December 2013. Link to application form will be published on October on the youth camp website.
- From these applications 200 young people will be chosen for the second round on 3 February 2014.
- Selection committee especially values:
• Motivation towards science
• Proof of in depth thinking
•Previous accomplishments (school projects, own research projects, competitions etc.)
- The names of the 60 participants chosen for the camp will be published on 17 March 2014.
- The participants will be chosen by a team of experts comprising representatives from Finnish universities and from Millennium Youth Camp partner companies.
For More Information: