Washington Summer Youth Experience
Academic overnight camps for middle schoolers located at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA

The Biotech Institute

  • July 5 – 10, 2020
  • Rising 7th to 9th Grade
  • $1295
Biotech Institute

The Biotech Institute is an experiential learning program that introduces students to the cutting-edge field of biotechnology. Through hands-on projects, interactive lab work and visits to D.C.’s world-class biotech research facilities, students will gain valuable insight and experience in this growing field.

Program Details

  • Classroom and lab time at Episcopal High School’s state-of-the-art Baker Science Center
  • Field trips offsite around the nation’s capital to give students a real-world connection to biotechnology
  • Experience one of the nation’s most prestigious and state-of-the-art boarding schools
  • Social events and activities to enhance the overnight camp experience
  • Daily Field Trips Include: National Air and Space Museum, National Institutes of Health (tentative)

Sample Activities

  • Photograph the National Mall at night
  • Direct studio-style portraits
  • Experiment with underwater and stop-motion photography
  • Edit and develop photos in Episcopal High School’s state-of-the-art photography studio
  • Prepare and install portfolios for display in the final gallery presentation
The Photography Institute

The Photography Institute introduces students to the power and impact of photography and how it helps to shape and visualize the world around us. Through the use of Episcopal High School’s state-of-the-art facilities and experiential programming, students will develop their personal photography aesthetic and portfolio.

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The Biotech Institute

The Biotech Institute is an experiential learning program that introduces students to the cutting-edge field of biotechnology. Through hands-on projects, interactive lab work and visits to D.C.’s world-class biotech research facilities, students will gain valuable insight and experience in this growing field.

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The Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute is a character-driven learning experience that further develops students’ leadership skills and values. Through conversations with current leaders in politics, the military, education, business and law, students will explore their personal values and ethics to learn how to be leaders with a positive impact in their own communities.

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