Jump at the opportunity to apply for the 2014 Millennium Youth Camp and maybe you will be among our new bunch of lovely and talented campers who will meet each other face-to-face first time in Finland on 3 June 2014. The one-week long camp ends on 11 June. AND REMEMBER: all your costs (including flights) will be covered!
The International Millennium Youth Camp is a free of charge programme addressed to young people worldwide interested in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology and other sciences. The camp focuses on these themes: environmental science and technology; climate change; renewable natural resources and energy; water; information and communication technology and digitalisation; and applied mathematics. It includes lectures, workshops, visits to companies and universities and time for social activities. The camp will take place on 3 – 11 June 2014 in Helsinki, Finland.
Millennium Youth Campers are young people interested in natural sciences, mathematics and technology who want to start up a career in these fields. The week-long camp has been organized every June since 2010, and during the camp, Campers are introduced to a number of Finnish companies and higher educational institutions. Also, they have a wonderful opportunity to get to know Finnish expertise and top-level research.
The most important part of the camp is project work supervised by top-level experts and carried out in small multi-national groups. Students will start working on the projects around 2 months before the camp online and will bring their work to completion during the camp. The Grand finale will be at the end of the camp, when students present their work at the Millennium Youth Camp Gala.
All young people born between years 1995 and 1998, interested in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology and other sciences. Applicants must have good English-language skills as the camp programme and all related material are only produced in English.
All educational activities, travel, accommodation and food are free of charge.
The deadline to submit application is 15 December 2013. Please use the online application form.
From these applications 200 young people will be chosen for the second round on 3 February 2014. They will be given the task of drawing up on their own a plan for a project relating to the topics. This plan must be sent in by 3 March 2014. The project work will be examined and some of the young people will then be interviewed by telephone. The names of the 60 participants chosen for the camp will be published on 17 March 2014. The participants will be chosen by a team of experts comprising representatives from Finnish universities and from Millennium Youth Camp partner companies.
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