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The Visiola Foundation Ghana Accra STEM Camp for Girls is an exciting program designed to stimulate the interest of girls between the ages of 13 – 18 in the STEM fields. Participants will be exposed to Computer Science, Electronics, and Robotics. They will also be mentored and will be provided with the tools with which to succeed in their future careers. Their confidence levels will grow as they realize that they can become innovators who can make a difference in their communities. The aim of the program is to encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers by gaining their interest early and facilitating their success!
The Accra STEM Camp will take place on December 11 – 18, 2021 with the theme “Renewable Energy and Robotics for Sustainable Development.”
There is no participation fee. Open to public school students only.
Applications will be accepted from eligible candidates from across
Ghana who meet the following criteria:
- Must be between the ages of 13 and 18
- Must have at least a “B” average
- Must be available for the full duration of the camp
- Parents and/or guardians are responsible for transporting their children to and from the camp venue.
The application package should include the following:
- The completed application form
- A typed 500 word essay explaining the applicant’s interest in the Accra STEM Camp and what she hopes to achieve
- Academic record for the past year
- Statement of support from parent or guardian