APS, CAC connection electrifies 2013 Summer Science Camps

Christina Colvin, Public Relations Intern 

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College and Arizona Public Service (APS) are teaming up to electrify the summer for students interested in science. 

Registration is open for CAC’s Summer Science Camps, a series of free camps geared toward middle and high school students thanks to a grant from Arizona Public Service (APS). 

APS Grant Director Suzi Shoemaker has collaborated with CAC science preceptors Crystal McKenna and Tammy Janisko to plan a fun and educational summer for children in grades 7-10. 

Below are the three sessions open for registration:


Middle School Camp – Incoming Grades 7 & 8

San Tan Valley Campus

June 3-6, 2013

8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Classroom topics and activities will include polymers, chemistry art, microbiology of ponds, DNA extraction, dissections and live animals.


Chemistry Camp – Incoming Grades 8, 9 & 10

Signal Peak Campus

June 17-20, 2013

8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Topics include, but will not be limited to, polymers, gases, reactions, metals, acids and bases.


Biology Camp – Incoming Grades 8, 9 & 10

Signal Peak Campus

June 24-27, 2013

8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The activities provided will be geared toward microscope use, DNA extraction, bacteria, human enzymes, DNA profile & “crime scene” investigation. 

Space is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. Please visit www.centralaz.edu/Science2013 for more information and to register.

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