Molecular Biology Camp
Due to COVID-19, and out of concern for the safety of our guests, we have canceled all summer academic camps for 2020. We would love to host you for a campus visit when it is safe to do so. If you would like information on any of our academic programs, please contact Admissions.
July 13-17, 2020
Register now to be a part of Molecular Biology Camp at Cedarville University! Molecular biology, the study of the proteins and nucleic acids essential for life, is a growing field with applications to medicine, pharmaceuticals, genetics, and biotechnology. This camp will help you decide if Cedarville University and the molecular biology major are a good fit for you. Solve problems and learn molecular techniques in a fun and safe environment, using Cedarville’s modern laboratory facilities! Both indoor and outdoor activities will allow you to do the following:
- Learn how to make insulin by transforming bacteria and purifying your own recombinant proteins.
- Explore the relationship between the cell cycle and cancer.
- Identify and analyze tumor suppressor genes using gel electrophoresis.
- Discover the potential of medicinal plants...and more!
Molecular Biology Camp is open to students entering 10th through 12th grades, or incoming freshmen to Cedarville University, who are considering careers in the area of medicine, genetics or molecular biology.
Cost and Registration Details
The $400 registration fee includes all meals, housing, field trips, activities, supplies, and a camp shirt.
For the July 13-17 week, the final deadline for registration is July 1, 2020. We are unable to refund registrations after July 1, 2020. Please note that most camps fill up before the registration deadline so register early! If a camp reaches capacity before the deadline, there will be a waitlist available.
Check into residence halls between 3-5 p.m. on Monday. Camp concludes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, unless indicated otherwise in the camp schedule. All campers must be picked up by 2:30 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any early arrivals/late departures for any camp students. Please adjust your schedule accordingly.
What to Bring
- Great attitude
- Open heart to the Lord
- Excitement to learn
- Desire to make new friends
and in your suitcase…
- linens or sleeping bag for twin bed
- pencil and notebook
- personal items
- comfortable clothes and shoes
- trash can
- money for snacks
What to Wear
Modest casual dress including blue jeans, shorts, and t-shirts are acceptable for camp activities. Shorts should be no shorter than halfway between the top of the knee and top of the thigh. Exposed midriff style shirts are not allowed.
Cedarville University Airport Transportation
Cedarville University provides shuttle service from Dayton (DAY) and Columbus (CMH) airports to pick up Academic Camp students between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday. The shuttles will drop off Academic Camp students at Dayton and Columbus airports on Friday after 3:00 p.m. Please check your camp schedule and note the check out time before you schedule a return flight. If your camp checks out at noon or later, you will want to schedule a return flight for 5:30 p.m. or later, otherwise they may miss out on scheduled activities.
For a shuttle service to Dayton, there is a $45.00 round-trip charge. For shuttle service to Columbus, there is an $80.00 round-trip charge.
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate any early arrival and early/late departure for any camp students. Please adjust your schedule accordingly.
Please schedule and pay for airport transportation. This must be completed by your camp registration deadline.