Female students working in a chemistry lab

What It Is:

A day camp program for girls in St George, Utah from August 5 - 7, 2019. Activities are all focused on genetics and biotechnology in a university laboratory setting.

What We Do:

Discover the excitement of cutting edge science including isolating and identifying genes and editing gene DNA sequences using techniques like CRISPR. All activities are developed and run by DSU biology and chemistry faculty with the assistance of DSU college students.

How To Get In:

Thanks to generous funding from the Department of Workforce Services, we are able to discount tuition from $300 to $150 for the three-day camp. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please email Dr. Erin O'Brien at for more information. Register Here for Gene Girls at DSU