Summer Camp

Summer Camp

The Greenwood Genetic Center’s Junior Genetics Scholars Camp provides a unique opportunity for middle and high school students to gain first-hand exposure to the field of genetics straight from the experts. The week includes learning about the latest technologies, engaging in hands-on lab activities, and exploring careers in the field of genetics.

Registration is now open!

Middle School Camp (rising 6th-8th graders)

“Genetics in Pop Culture”
Explore genetics in sports, food, animals and humans

June 10-13, 2024
8:30am – 12:30pm
Greenwood Genetic Center Campus
125 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC

Registration deadline is May 24 (or when camp fills)

Middle School Camp Registration


High School Camp (rising 9th-12th graders)

“The Wild World of Environmental Genetics”
Explore environmental genetics, population genetics, animal genetics, and epigenetics

June 17-20, 2024
8:30am – 2:00pm
Greenwood Genetic Center Campus
125 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC

$175 (lunch is included)
Registration deadline is May 31 (or when camp fills)

High School Camp Registration


Mother and son

A Rare Beauty

The lobby of the JC Self Research Institute at GGC was transformed into a garden – of sorts. The art exhibit titled ‘Rare Roses’ consisted of 12 paintings that depict real roses with genetic variations. The series was created by Nicole Shannon, an artist from Greenville. Nicole was inspired by her son, who has a rare genetic disorder, and other individuals with genetic differences. Quinn, now 4, was born with a myriad of health issues and ...

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