Summer Camp

Summer Camp


GGC’s Junior Genetics Scholars Camp for rising 9th-12th grade students will be held July 12-15, 2021 on the Greenwood campus of the Greenwood Genetic Center. COVID protocols will be followed.

*Note – Our 2021 summer camp is currently full. To be added to the waiting list, please email Dr. Leta Tribble at Thank you for your interest.

The Greenwood Genetic Center’s Junior Genetics Scholars Camp provides a unique opportunity for 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, touring GGC labs (if possible), and exploring careers in the field of genetics.

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis and guide her care. Dr. Champaigne and Ami...

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