• What Science Means to Me

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    Sci-Tech Camper, Samantha writes a poem about what science is to her. "Science is​ ​camp. Science​ ​is​ ​the​ ​sound​ ​of​ ​summer"


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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pioneers of 6 Points Sci-Tech

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    We are so blessed to be a part of the Sci Tech Family. With Season 5 for East, a Pioneer stint out West, and the sequel in Israel, our boys have found something special at Sci Tech: their Jewish Identities.


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  • 8 Ways to Test the Hypothesis: Is my Child Camp-Ready?


    “My child is nervous about going to camp, so I don’t think we’ll do it this year.” As the director of URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy West, I hear this often when I talk to parents about sending their kids to camp for the first time. They assume that if their child is very nervous, they must not be ready, but this is actually a false equivalent.


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  • DIY Conductive Menorah – play at home!

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    Channukah is a joyous time of year - full of light, fun, and cool new projects. We're travelling this Channukah season in order to share the light of our robotic menorah and the knowledge of circuits and light. Circuits, the basics of all electronics and robotics, can be simple to learn and a fun way to connect our Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world and bringing of light, to our love of science.


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    #Thankful for Camp: Discovering our Identity and Developing as Leaders


    This #ThankfulThursday we are thankful for an environment in which we can discover our identity and have opportunities to develop as leaders. 


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    #Thankful for Camp: A Community in Which We Can Be Who We Are


    This #ThankfulThursday we are thankful for an accepting community in which we can be who we are, together with people who share the same values and interests. 


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