The Center for Energy and Environmental Studies (CEES), a
division of the Office of Research and Strategic Initiatives at Southern
University will sponsor its 13th year Math, Science and Reading Summer
Enrichment Camp. This year we will continue to focus on the
environment by expanding our program. We are formulating a Satellite Program,
which will be hosted at Southern University Shreveport for grades K through 5.
Campers will have an opportunity to participate in several camp projects that allow students to utilize green science “by recycling, reducing carbon footprints and exploring alternative forms of energy.”
The Center is committed to fostering educational experiences in STEM (Science, Technology, and Mathematics) fields. This year CEES will sponsor camps for upcoming K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
Camp CEES originated in 2006 with 20 kindergarten students. The mission of the camp was to track the progress of these students from K-12. Each year these students are given an opportunity to return to Camp CEES to further cultivate interest in STEM fields. Because of the early success and popularity of this program, we have expanded the camp based on funding and availability. Thus, each year, an additional grade level is added to continue the camps' original intent of tracking students through grade 12.
New applicants may apply for K through 5th grade spaces only. In order to qualify for the junior high program (6th, and 8th grade), students must have participated in the program for at least one year.