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More on Physics Wonder Girls Camp: Dear Middle School Principal/Science Teacher/Parent:

Greetings! I am a physics professor at the University of the Sciences and would like to invite your female middle school students to apply to the Physics Wonder Girls Camp for Middle School Girls. The physics camp is free and last year attracted the participation of Miss USA 2017, a nuclear scientist, coverage by ABC Network News 6 Philadelphia and was featured in science media outlets nationally.

The camp is open to promising female middle school science students (incoming female 8th/9th graders in the Fall) who have good aptitudes in science. The applicant must be recommended by their science teacher. There are two four-day camps this year (June 18-21/25-28 and both are FREE, to be held at the campus of the University of the Sciences (USciences) in June. The FREE camp is funded by Puratos Corporation and SPIE – the International Society of Optics and Photonics and is designed to stimulate and sustain interest in STEM, especially physics, among middle school girls.

If you can please forward the Application packet to eligible students who have aptitude and interest in science , especially physics and engineering, and encourage them to apply, I’d be extremely grateful. The deadline of applications is on June 4, 2018 (Early submissions recommended).

Thanks in advance for your help,


Roberto Ramos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Director, Physics Wonder Girls Camp
Director, Center for Undergraduate Research
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Tel: 215-596-8546