Summer Science Program for Teens

Below is a summer opportunity for high school students. This program is presented by Genome BC, a non-profit research organization based in Vancouver that invests in genomics research throughout BC. Geneskool is the education outreach component of Genome BC. Every summer, Geneskool presents this summer program at Capilano University in North Vancouver.


Genome BC – Geneskool Summer Science Program for Teens

This week-long day program offers students that have completed Science 9 or higher a unique opportunity to explore aspects of biotechnology, genomics, inheritance, virology, forensics and microbiology and use their new knowledge to solve a puzzling mystery. Hosted at Capilano University in North Vancouver, students will participate in a variety of hands-on labs using state-of-the-art lab facilities and learn the molecular biology techniques that scientists use every day. In addition to labs, students have an opportunity to tour the campus, hear from fascinating guest speakers, and explore potential education and career paths. Program dates are August 21st – 25th, 2017; space is limited; registration ends August 14th. More information and application can be found at<>.


Please share this information with your science teachers to share with their students. Much appreciated! If you have any questions, please let me know!


Ashley Port, MS, CGC

Geneskool Summer Camp Director

and Lower Mainland Assistant Coordinator

604-675-1030 Ext 139


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