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Master Scholars summer series registration open

Registration open for Master Scholars Adventure Series

The University of South Carolina’s Office of Continuing Education and Conferences is now accepting applications for the 2011 Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, an award-winning youth academic program. This program is designed for academically talented students in grades rising 6-12 (rising).

This summer, CMS scholars will have serious fun, meet new friends and have the opportunity to build robots, author anthologies, take an up close look at broadcast journalism from the blue screen to the cameras, experience pharmacy, work on a cadaver at the School of Medicine’s gross anatomy lab, create computer games, investigate the elements of a crime scene with investigators, discover nanotechnology and fuel cells from research to application, and more. CMS scholars will learn from USC faculty and research professors who will provide instruction and hands-on laboratory time. These adventures will maximize the learning experience by enriching students physically, mentally, and socially.

Week-long courses are held at the Columbia campus, June 5 - July 19. Scholars may enroll in one class per week and most classes are limited to 20 students. The following are courses available for summer 2011:

Carolina Master Scholars 2011 Adventure Series

Rising 6th-9th Graders:
Adventures in Forensic Science: June 12-17
Adventures in Cameras and Graphic Design: June 12-17
Adventures in Broadcast Journalism: June 26-July 1
Adventures in Creative Writing: June 26-July 1
Adventures in Law: June 26-July 1
Adventures in Vex Robotics: July 10-15
Adventures in Computer Gaming: July 10-15

Rising 9th-12th Graders:
Adventures in Nanotechnology and Fuel Cells: June 5-10
Adventures in Forensic Science: June 5-10
Adventures in Advanced Creative Writing: June 19-24
Adventures in Cameras and Graphic Design: June 19-24
Adventures in Vex Robotics: July 17-22
Adventures in Pharmacy: July 17-22
Adventures in Web Design & Development: July 17-22

Rising 10th-12th Graders:
Adventures in Medicine-Anatomy: June 5-10
Adventures in Medicine-Anatomy: June 19-24
Adventures in Medicine-The Health Care System: July 10-15
Adventures in Medicine-Healthy Lifestyles: July 17-22

For more information about the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, please contact Continuing Education and Conferences at 803-777-9444, email: or visit

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 04/29/10 @ 12:00 AM | Updated: 02/08/11 @ 5:24 PM | Permalink

Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series

  • What: Youth academic summer program for academically talented rising 6th through 12th graders
  • When: June 5 – July 19
  • Courses: robotics, writing, broadcast journalism, pharmacy, anatomy, computer games, crime investigation, nanotechnology, fuel cells, more

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