Energizing Our World Camp

Thank you for everyone who applied to attend camp.  The camp and waiting list are currently full, and you should have received confirmation of your status.  If you have not received notice on your application, please email or call the Regional Math and Science Center.  We look forward to seeing everyone in June!

Energizing Our World is a three-day camp designed to spark interest in renewable energy.  Students will participate in activities that provide hands-on experiences with a variety of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and hydro power.

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The camp will be held at GVSU’s Allendale Campus on Tuesday-Thursday, June 20-22, 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.  This is a nonresidential camp.  Students will also have the opportunity to participate in an off-site field trip.

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Students will participate in a large group introduction followed by breakout sessions providing them with opportunities to interact with solar, wind, and hydro power energy.


The application is now closed for prospective students.  Preference will be given to students living in the Grand Rapids Public Schools and Wyoming Public Schools.  Completed application forms must be received no later than April 30, 2017.

If you have questions, please contact the Regional Math and Science Center for more information.

If you are interested in future programming, please consider attending Energizing Our World Saturday on October 14, 2017.


Participants must be between the ages of 12 and 15, currently enrolled in the 7th or 8th grade, and be entering 8th or 9th grade in Fall 2017.

Supervision and Meals

There will be at least one counselor for every eight students.  Lunch and snacks are provided each day.


It is free to attend Energizing Our World.


Transportation may be available based on need for students in the Grand Rapids Public Schools and Wyoming Public Schools districts.


Contact the Regional Math and Science Center at:

Phone: 616-331-2267


Email: mthscctr@gvsu.edu 

Sponsored By:

Consumers Energy


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These materials were developed under a grant awarded by the Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Michigan Department of Education and Consumers Energy.

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