"Explore Your World" summer camp

Camp "Explore Your World" is back for its fourth year!

Registration is closed for Camp "Explore Your World"!

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Camp "Explore Your World" has been cancelled for the weeks of July 1 and July 8.

If you have any questions, please call 301-891-4462.


Camp Explore Your World, sponsored by the Biology, Chemistry, and Computer Science departments, offers students ages 6 - 13 the opportunity to explore topics in biology, chemistry, physical science, math, and computer science in unique and exciting ways. The day camp runs from June 24 to July 12, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm at Washington Adventist University. For information on registration fees, please see below, and check back soon to see what exciting topics students will be investigating each week!

Registration for the full day is $300 per week, while registration for the half day is $180 per week (the registration fee includes the lab fee). Before- and after-care is available by special request, with at least 24 hours advance notice.

Registration discounts may also apply:
Multiple children enrolled = $25 discount per additional child enrolled
Employees of WAU, WAH, GC, G.E. Peters = 25% discount
Registration for all four weeks of camp = 10% discount

The schedule each week will be as follows:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9am-noon: Biology Math Biology Biology Field trips
1pm-4pm: Math Computer Science Math Computer Science Computer Science

The weeks of June 24-28 and July 8-12, the students will be investigating intelligence. The week of July 1-5, the students will be investigating camouflage, vision, and detection.

This summer we're also looking for student volunteers (ages 15 and up) to assist us. If you're interested in earning community service hours while getting to do science experiments and learn about computers, please fill out the WAU volunteer form; please remember that if you're under 18 years-old, a parent or guardian must co-sign your volunteer form. Please send the completed the volunteer application, to Dr. Melinda Villanueva:
Fax: 301-270-1618
Email: mvillanu@wau.edu
Mail: 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

For more information about the summer camp or the volunteer opportunities, please call 301-891-4663, or email campexplore@wau.edu.

The camp registration forms are available as pdfs which may be mailed or faxed; once payment is received, your spot is reserved.

Registration and Medical Information forms

Biology Department

L. Melvin Roberts, PhD, Chair
Glen H. Bennett, PhD
Nellie McKenzie, PharmD
Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva, PhD
Anthony G. Futcher, PhD

For program information, contact:

Dr. Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva
Phone: 301-891-4462
Fax: 301-270-1618
E-mail: mvillanu@wau.edu
Room 102D, Science Building