WSCC offers free S.T.E.M. camps

MARIETTA – Washington State Community College is offering free science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine – dubbed S.T.E.M. – summer camps for high school students.

Camps will conclude the first week of August and the college is taking registrations for the Cyber-Media Camp from July 8-11 and the Nightly News Camp from July 30-Aug. 2.

Students in the Cyber-Media Camp will learn how to create basic 3D models using 3D Studio Max 2013 software. They will also use a game engine to create realistic 3D environments using BOIDS, textures, terrain, and objects.

In the Nightly News Camp, participants will learn behind-the scenes techniques for news program productions. They will also be taught videography, editing, reporting and writing.

Funding is provided by the National Science Foundation, Washington State and Ohio State University. For more information and to register, go to or call 740-374-8716 ext. 2101.