The Translational Data Analytics Institute hosts a free summer camp that introduces 35 young women in grades 8-10 to data science and analytics–an exciting, fast-growing field centered on scientific methods and processes for extracting new knowledge from data. Students who learn these skills can combine them with an unimaginably wide range of interests, from business and biology to health care and education, to city planning and social services–and they are in high demand by employers. Over the course of five days, campers:
Additional learning opportunities after camp include:
Camp will be Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Young women who attend schools in Franklin County and will be entering grades 8, 9, or 10 in autumn 2019 are eligible to apply. Students from Columbus City Schools or Metro Early College High School are especially encouraged to apply and are given first preference for camp slots.
The camp is free, though participants are required to attend all five days.
Yes! Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided.
Transportation is provided between Ohio State’s Pomerene Hall (1760 Neil Ave.) and select high schools. For 2018 those schools were Linden-McKinley STEM Academy (1320 Duxberry Ave.), Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls (1390 Bryden Road), and Metro Early College High School (1929 Kenny Road). Additional locations are considered based on camp attendees. Buses depart from the high schools between 8 and 8:30 a.m. and depart from Ohio State in the afternoon at approximately 4:30.
Download and complete the application and teacher recommendation forms provided on this page and email them to email@example.com or mail to: Translational Data Analytics Institute Attn: Jenna McGuire 175 Pomerene Hall 1760 Neil Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43210.
Applications for 2019 were due March 29. Materials for 2020 will be posted to this page as early as December 2019. Be sure to check back!
2019 applications were due March 29. Check back starting in December for 2020 application materials.
Applications are reviewed by an advisory board and applicants notified by the first week of May.
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What: 2019 Data Science for Women Summer Camp
Where: Ohio State’s Columbus campus
When: July 15-19
Cost: The camp is free, although attendance all five days is required.
Included: Lunch, snacks, and transportation between select schools and Ohio State’s Pomerene Hall, 1760 Neil Ave.
2019 camper applications were due March 29; check back starting in December for 2020 application materials
TDAI is grateful for our summer camp Sponsors and Partners. Thank you for your support!
Difference Maker Sponsors
Drs. Ajit Chaudhari and
TDAI’s Data Science Summer Camp is grateful for support from the Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs Endowment and our advisory board.
This project is made possible through a Connect and Collaborate Grant, a program supporting innovative and scholarly engagement programs that leverage academic excellence of The Ohio State University in mutually beneficial ways with external partners.