Vital Signs, Chicago (Grades 6-8) | Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Vital Signs, Chicago (Grades 6-8)

img_2491_0.jpgIs there a doctor in the house? This program provides budding medical students a general understanding of human anatomy through hands-on explorations of the heart, blood, skin, bones and muscles! Participants will perform a (sheep) hearts dissection, practice suturing, explore the physics of blood flow, and much more. They will also engage in a fun and challenging bioengineering project that will allow them to apply engineering principles and practices to the structure and function of the human body.

This program is for students entering 6th – 8th grade in fall 2018.

Vital Signs – Chicago is only available to students who attend a Chicago Public School. This year, you can directly register for the program. You will not be able to register for the program if your student does not attend a Chicago Public School. 

IMSA underwrites the majority of the cost for this program. Families are  responsible for a nominal $50 fee at time of registration. These programs fill quickly.


Date:        June 25-29, 2018
Time:        8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily (includes lunch)
Location:  Perspectives/Rodney D. Joslin Campus, 1930 S. Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

This program is currently full and the waitlist has reached capacity. We are no longer taking registrations for this program.

Due to the low price of this program, no refunds will be available after April 30.

Late Pickup Fee

IMSA day programs end at 3 p.m.  Any parent/guardian picking up a child late will be assessed a fee of $15 per child for any pickup 15 minutes late and $5 per 5-minute period thereafter (i.e. 15-19 mins late = $15, 20-24= $20, 25-29=$25, etc). Late fees are due on the child’s next day of camp.

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