2008
Summer sleuth camp gives students chance to unravel mysteries of science

Summer sleuth camp gives students chance to unravel mysteries of science
July 2, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University will host its 13th annual Summer Sleuths science camp for middle school-age children from July 14-17. The camp is designed to help students learn how to search for solutions to real-world problems; enhance their communication skills with peers; gather information from experts, experiments, the Internet and other sources; present their solutions to a panel of experts; and meet new friends and have fun. The camp is part of the Alternative Teacher Certification program at Benedictine. This summer’s “problem” focuses on “The Lunar Challenge.” The camp runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The camp is free, but enrollment is limited. Campers must provide their own lunch. For more information about the camp or to register, call Jean Geiseheker at (630) 829-6109 or e-mail jgeisheker@ben.edu.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.