Bladen Community College will offer local high school students a unique opportunity to learn new skills this summer in a fun and fulfilling environment.
Called summer camps, the three programs will focus on different areas and be available to students who will enter grades nine through 12 in the coming school year. Camp hours for each of the programs will be 9 a.m. until noon.
The Math/Science Summer Camp will be held June 23 through 26 and focus on forensic science. It will include forensic science experiments and incorporate math principles to solve crime. Topics of the labs will include Blood Spatter Analysis, Bullet Trajectory, Fingerprinting, DNA Analysis and “Autopsy”, which will be a lab on dissection of pigs.
The second summer camp will be called Summer Chillers: Mysteries in Film and Literature and will be held July 14 through 17. It will cover Literary Criticism, Mystery Reading, Creative Writing and Fine Arts.
The third camp will be held July 21 through 24 and will be entitled Life Skills: Dealing with Life in a Fast Paced World. This camp will cover drug abuse, staying away from gangs, making important life decisions, teen problems and general concerns of high school students.
All of the camps are tuition free and open to 20 students on a first-come, first-served basis.
To apply for the program, call Carnell Pait at 879-5512.