June 25 - 29, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Five Meetings, Mon. - Fri.
Douglas MacDougal Steven Delach Santiago Vega Ryan Alexander-Tanner Ray Luongo Rachel Lidskog Michael McKeag Carolyne Haycraft Carolyn Woody Alex Addy Jason Galbraith Kirby Urner
Douglas MacDougal, an attorney and mathematician, is a life-long amateur astronomer and a member of Rose City Astronomers.
Steven Delach, BSEE, worked as a Director of Server Validation Tools Development for Intel and has recently been a coach for FIRST LEGO Competition Robotics teams at Holy Trinity School and Westview High School.
Santiago Vega has an MS in aquatic biosciences from Tokyo University of Fisheries and a masters of education from PSU. He was a researcher at the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands and at OHSU.
Ryan Alexander-Tanner received his bachelors of arts from the Pacific Northwest College of Arts. He designs all of the logos for Dave’s Killer Bread and adapted Bill Ayers book, To Teach into a comic.
Ray Luongo, MEd, is a Third Degree Black Belt (III Dan) and Literacy Specialist. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, he has taught Taekwon-Do to children for more than 15 years. He teaches K -8 for PPS.
Rachel Lidskog has been a certified dance professional since 1989. She earned bronze medals at the 1992 Las Vegas Fred Astaire National Ballroom Competition and at the 2005 World Championships for Country Western and Swing.
Mike McKeag has 30 years of experience as an electron microscopist in technology development at Intel. His images of Intel’s first 3D transistors were published in the Wall Street Journal.
Carolyne Haycraft (MFA, Directing, UW-Madison; M.Ed, English and Drama, PSU) Hailing from Down Under, where she completed her undergrad, Carolyne moved to NYC to study acting. For 15 years she’s engaged youth in social justice theatre. Carolyne currently oversees a citywide youth violence prevention program.
Carolyn Woody, BA Biology, worked in various genetics, biochemistry and immunology labs in the Portland area. She is a specialist in modular origami.
Alex Addy is a drummer with Homowa African Arts & Cultures where he works with the Obo Addy Legacy Project to bring the rich drumming and dance traditions of Ghana, West Africa to school children throughout Portland.
Jason Galbraith has a MS in computer science from the University of Oregon, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence and simulations, and an MAT in secondary advanced mathematics and physics. He teaches robotics, computer game programming, Java programming and IB computer science at Sunset High School.
Kirby Urner is a computer programmer and educator. He has developed computer literacy products for McGraw-Hill and is a former high school mathematics teacher.
This camp is for students who:
- Self-identify as having a passion for STEM and Arts subjects, persistent curiosity and a desire to be intellectually challenged by experts and peers.
- Test in the top quartile of their class, or have been identified by a school, mentor or teacher as talented and gifted (TAG), advanced learner or other system aimed to support students who desire more in-depth learning.