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Join a group of intrepid girls for the adventure of a lifetime. Get up close and personal with critters, plants, and the forces that shape our natural world as you join scientists in conducting hands-on science in the park. Study salamanders, explore rushing streams, and search for the hidden and unknown in your quest to REALLY know Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Girls in Science Camp is unlike anything you have ever done and will create memories that last a lifetime.

Cost: $100-680 depending on acceptance. Cost includes food, lodging and instruction. For this program, participants will stay in our cabin-style tents in Walker Grove Tent Village on campus.

Ages: 12-15

To apply, complete the application, and be sure to turn in all three segments – the student application, the parent sheet, and the teacher questionnaire. There is no deadline, but we encourage you to submit your applications early. We will review the applications as they come in and let you know if you are accepted within 4-6 weeks.

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Cover photo by Gar Secrist