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Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS)
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Custer Hall 241
Phone: 785-628-4690

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Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science Summer Academy Camps

 2018 Summer Academy camps!


"VEX Robotics and Engineering Design" - - June 3 through June 7     CAMP IS FULL

21st century robotics are deeply immersed into our everyday lives. From the thermostats on our walls to the planes in the air, machines keep our modern world thriving. At this technology-based camp, students will have the chance to learn and engineer the VEX Robotics System, one of the world’s most renowned systems for competition and education. Instructors will provide hands-on learning opportunities and promote teamwork and collaboration to problem solve. 

"Windmills and Gases and Coal: Oh My!" - - June 10 through June 14

The face of energy is an ever-changing one. As windmill farms change our skylines and gas production remains one of the top areas of trade, new energy generation is consistently at the forefront of numerous scientific studies. Expand your knowledge and explore the science of energy at this interactive and hands-on learning camp. Field exploration includes visiting sites of fossil fuel production, a site for renewable energy resources, and a Kansas wind farm. 

"The Art of the Matter" - - June 10 through June 14

Calling all artists and nanoscientists! This camp is for you. Campers will be given the opportunity to develop original art to bring alive the atoms, molecules, and nanoscale structures that make up all matter. With a thorough understanding of molecular symmetry, quantum physics and nanotechnology will quickly become just a few of the fun and exciting topics you dare to explore before the camp ends. 

"Adventures in a Virtual World" - - June 17 through June 21

Take a step outside of the human world and fall into the vast and exciting realm of virtual realityUntil recently, virtual realities have been somewhat of a fantasy for most. However, decades of experimentation in this area has led to the creation of some of the world’s most innovative technologies. Using mobile devices, students will trek through many different types of realities and even have the opportunity to create their own augmented reality app for a mobile device. 

"Gamers Unite!" - - June 24 through June 28        CAMP IS FULL

Have you always wanted to create your own video game? Learn how to turn your love for gaming into a rewarding career by learning the tricks and trades of the game development world. Campers will learn how to design, code, test, and deploy 3D games using Unity, a popular cross-platform game engine. Students attending will also learn the fundamentals to C#, a programming language used in Unity. Let’s create and play!  



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