• Why everyday should be “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

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    By encouraging girls of all ages to become engineers and designers we as a camp community help them discover the power they have to make a difference. Combine this with female counselors and instructors who already show a dedication to STEM and you have a recipe for inspiration.


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  • Pi Day 2018: Celebrating Every Slice of Camp


    Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (Pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (3/14 in the month/day /date format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. In celebration of the month leading up to Pi Day, take a look at the many slices that make up the Sci-Tech Pi(e).


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  • Announcing: Sci-Tech West’s Shlichim!


    We are excited and proud to welcome 3 Israelis to our staff who are specially selected and trained to be emissaries, bringing Israel to life for our campers. We asked each of them what they hope our campers will learn from them - read what they said!


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  • Pioneer puzzles – can you solve them all?


    At Sci-Tech, we call our campers during our inaugural summer "pioneer campers," as they're our first campers ever exploring uncharted territory! Solve all of the puzzles to unlock the message that will tell you what our pioneer camper gift is - you'll get one of these great gifts after you register for summer 2018!


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  • 7 Decades of Innovation in Israel: The Pioneer Years

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    Water is essential to human life and Israel is more than 60% desert. During the years the State of Israel was being established, pioneers faced the challenge of creating a self-sufficient society in an environment without easy access to food or water. The answer? Innovation.


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  • Women Facing West: Standing up to Gender Discrimination at the Western Wall

    One of the core values that was seamlessly incorporated into the Sci-Tech Israel program that helped to inspire the creation of Women Facing West was kesher, or connection. Further deepening my connection to Judaism by visiting Israel, as well as maintaining my connection to my Jewish community in California, I have been able to shed light on this extremely controversial subject within my own community, and will hopefully bring about change to the archaic Orthodox traditions that prevent women from praying freely at the Western Wall.


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  • Sci-Tech as a Catalyst for the Rabbinate


    Sci-Tech was the place where I found out that I could spend the rest of my life finding ways to engage people in Judaism in ways that made the most sense to them. 


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  • Working at Camp is a Resume Builder – Here’s Why

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    Working at summer camp, especially one like Sci-Tech, isn’t just fun – it sets you up for success in the future. Read why.


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  • Q&A with West’s Roller Coaster Physics Instructor


    I feel as if I have always had an interest, as long as I can remember. I certainly took risks with experiments when I was a kid, and enjoyed watching science shows like an old BBC show called “Connections” or PBS NOVA (these were the shows before the Discovery or Science Channels). I have always had an inquisitive nature and curiosity about the world and how it works.


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  • 5 Highlights from 2017


    As we prepare to launch into 2018, we took some time to reflect on what an exciting year we had at 6 Points Sci-Tech. Check out 5 of our many highlights from 2017.


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