RAPID CITY, S.D. (Dec. 11, 2012) - The John T. Vucurevich Foundation has gifted $10,000 to the Youth Programs office at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology to be used for scholarships for those students who may not otherwise be able to participate in a science and engineering camp in the summer of 2013.
Established in 1989, the John T. Vucurevich Foundation has built a strong legacy of serving those in need in the Rapid City and Black Hills area. The John T. Vucurevich Foundation is dedicated to supporting the arts, education, and health and human services. The generous grant to Youth Programs will make unique high-quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) educational experiences available to young people of all means and backgrounds.
John T. Vucurevich scholarships will be targeted to the eight new and exciting residential camps for high school students being offered on the School of Mines campus this coming summer. The Youth Programs office is dedicated to giving high school students a pre-college experience designed to stimulate their thinking about their futures and build confidence in their abilities. The following summer 2013 camps are designed to engage students in STEM topics, majors and careers:
June 9-14: Geology Rocks! Youth Geology Field Camp in the Black Hills
June 23-28: Mining and Explosives Engineering Institute
June 23-28: Fossils: The Path of the Paleontologist
June 23-28: Earthwise: Shape the World with Civil and Environmental Engineers
July 7-12: Power Camp: Electronics and Computers in Your Hands
July 7-12: ASM Materials, Metallurgy, and Forensics Engineering Institute
July 21-26: Robotics Camp
July 21-26: Chemical and Biological Engineering Institute
For more information regarding the Youth Programs office at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology please contact 605-394-2693, email email@example.com or visit www.sdsmt.edu/learn.
To learn more about the John T. Vucurevich Foundation and all of their generous support throughout the years, please visit http://www.jtvf.org/