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4750 Collegiate Drive, Panama City, FL 32405

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This free camp 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8-12 will offer hands-on gamma-ray spectroscopy activities, a visit to a medical facility where nuclear medicine is practiced and a one-day visit to the John D. Fox Superconducting Accelerator Laboratory at Florida State in Tallahassee. 

All participants must have completed Algebra I prior to camp.

This five-day camp for those who have completed Algebra I, no matter grade-level in school, includes three days of hands-on gamma-ray spectroscopy activities, a visit to a medical facility where nuclear medicine is practiced and a one-day visit to the John D. Fox Superconducting Accelerator Laboratory at Florida State in Tallahassee.  This is an extraordinary opportunity for students entering high school to explore the amazing possibilities that STEM careers offer.

This camp is by the National Nuclear Security Administration; students will gain an initial understanding of nuclear energy, the processes that create it and the uses for it.  Our nation needs scientists and technicians in our nuclear energy sector, and this exposure is intended to provide basic knowledge of this essential area of our economy and our national security.

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