April 30, 2015

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

VSU’s Fourth Annual Camp Invention to be Held June 8-12

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University will host its fourth weeklong Camp Invention from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 8-12, in Nevins Hall.

Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for rising first through sixth graders, which was created in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the Collegiate Inventors Competition.

This year’s Camp Invention program is Illuminate, which features five energetic and fun-filled modules that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through creative hands-on activities.

Each day children will rotate through integrated modules that will provide them with the opportunity to employ creative thinking and teambuilding skills to generate excitement and encourage a passion for innovation.

General admission is $220. Multi-child discounts are available. Lunch and snacks will not be provided. To register or learn more about Camp Invention, visit http://campinvention.org/2015-program or call (800) 968-4332.

VSU employees will receive a discounted rate of $190. You will need to register online using the staff registration link at http://tinyurl.com/campinventionstaff and must use your VSU email address. The discount code for VSU employees is HOST.

Contact Dr. Denise Reid at (229) 333-5784 or dtreid@valdosta.edu for more information.

Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities. 

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting the following goals: 

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Goal 4: Foster an environment of creativity and scholarship.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.


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