Charter school to have open house Saturday
Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate High School will host an open house on Saturday for prospective students. A public charter school, Brooks-DeBartolo is in the process of recruiting students for its college preparatory programs for the 2011-2012 school year. For more information, visit bdchs.org.
Students to receive scholarships at gala
The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Education Foundation will award scholarships to students from four high schools at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at its annual awards gala. One college-bound senior each from Alonso, Leto and Sickles high schools will receive the scholarships, as well as a student from East Lake High in Pinellas County. The scholarships range from $2,000 to $4,000. The event, which will be held at the Nielsen Co.'s Grand Hall, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar, will include food provided by Leto High School's culinary arts students. Admission is $35. For more details and to reserve a seat, call (813) 300-0019 or visit utbcef.org.
Registration open for MOSI summer camps
The Museum of Science and Industry is accepting student registrations for its summer science camps, which begin June 13. More than 140 project-based science, technology and engineering camps are available for students in preschool through high school. New to this year's camps is a technology playground called the Idea Zone, described as a "do-it-yourself" laboratory where students can explore their interests in science, art, engineering, or video game design. For more information, visit campfun.org.
Equestrian center offers summer camp
Bakas Equestrian Center is offering a summer camp for children ages 5 to 17 who have an interest in horses and horseback riding. The camp will be held for three weeks, beginning July 11, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In addition to riding lessons, the camp will include arts and crafts, fishing, canoeing, and other activities. Call (813) 264-3890.