2015 WAAW foundation STEM Camp for African Girls (Scholarships Available)

Application Deadline: June 30th 2015

WAAW foundation invites senior secondary school girls to register for its 2015 STEM camp. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics.

  • The theme for the 2015 WAAW STEM camp is Computing, Robotics & Renewable Energy For Africa.

This one week Residential camp promises to be SUPER exciting, SUPER fun, very creative and innovative for 40 African girls in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya!!!

Eligibility

  • The camp is aimed at  African girls between the ages of 13 and 17 years who are currently enrolled in Senior Secondary School SS1 – SS3.
  • Girls from all African countries are encouraged to apply.
Program activities
  • Students will learn to build exciting robots on the NXT platform
  • Students will build renewable energy systems such as solar and Wind Mill systems.
  • Students will learn basic computer science concepts and be introduced to programming using Arduino and raspberry pi platform, playing with blockly program.
  • Students will be introduced to app building for Andriod platform using MITs app builder.
  • Students will learn to program in Javascript and Python.
  • Students will participate in team building exercises.
  • All activities are very focused on hands on, integrative learning that promotes creativity, innovation and problem solving using locally available resources.
COST
  • N30,000 ($200) for private school students and other individuals
  • Full Scholarships and reduced cost available for public school students only.
  • *WAAW will not provide transportation to and from the camp location. Feeding, lodging, Science & Robotics kits, books, t-shirts, backpacks, hands-on learning and megafun will be provided.

LAGOS NIGERIA CAMP DETAILS

Date: August 2-8, 2015

Venue: Greensprings secondary school, Anthony Campus,

32, Olatunde Ayoola Avenue, Anthony-Lagos, Nigeria

NAIROBI KENYA CAMP DETAILS

Date: August 19-24, 2015

Venue: Brookhouse International School

Magadi road, off Langata, Nairobi, Kenya 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Now for the

COST

N30,000 ($200) for private school students and other individuals
Full Scholarships and reduced cost available for public school students only.
*WAAW will not provide transportation to and from the camp location. Feeding, lodging, Science & Robotics kits, books, t-shirts, backpacks, hands-on learning and megafun will be provided.

LAGOS NIGERIA CAMP DETAILS

Date: August 2-8, 2015

Venue: Greensprings secondary school, Anthony Campus,

32, Olatunde Ayoola Avenue, Anthony-Lagos, Nigeria

NAIROBI KENYA CAMP DETAILS

Date: August 19-24, 2015

Venue: Brookhouse International School

Magadi road, off Langata, Nairobi, Kenya 

HOW TO APPLY

Click HERE TO FILL OUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 WAAW foundation STEM Camp for African Girls

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