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One UAB expert provides tips on how you can stay hydrated this summer during The World Games.
As the summer temperatures increase, so does the risk of heat-related illness and death. A UAB pediatrician shares best practices for parents to prevent child hot car deaths.
Heat illness can be a serious matter, say UAB emergency physicians. Be prepared, and be safe.
UAB’s Dayna Watson, Ph.D., recommends four ways to help keep children’s mental health in great condition once the final school bell rings.
UAB dermatologist shares her sunscreen tips and best practices ahead of summer 2022.
UAB Emergency Medicine physicians provides tips on dealing with bug bites and stings.
Departments across UAB are now accepting registrations for their 2022 summer camps.

On the first day of camp, students are divided into teams and given details of their first case. Each team will secure a scene, survey it, diagram it, take notes and collect evidence. After the students process the evidence, staff will reveal the true facts of the case by reconstructing what happened. On the last day of the camp, students will question the suspect. There will be a mock trial where members from each group will testify about their evidence as expert witnesses and play the role of prosecuting and defense attorneys.

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ArtPlay at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will present in-person summer camps for 2022. Three musical theater and two visual arts camps for children ages 7-18 are accepting registrations now. See a list of classes and register at AlysStephens.org.

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Rising seventh- through 12th-grade students can register today for a comprehensive, music-making summer camp experience in the Magic City.
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From how we cook and store food to what tastes good, the kitchen is all about chemistry. Grab your lab coat and put on an apron in this fun week of some of our favorite food-based experiments. You’ll have fun exploring the essential elements of some of your favorite foods and you’ll get to make a few tasty treats that are good for you, too.

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Camp one is a week full of hands-on and fun activities about chemical and physical changes. Camp two will be a week of learning about the body and how to keep it healthy. 

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Does your child have an interest in science? If not, would you like to pique your child's interest? CORD Middle School Summer Science Camps are designed for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students providing an excellent opportunity to experience hands on science. Designed by UAB scientist, each camp facilitates future learning in science and mathematics.

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CORD offers three summer research experiences for high school students who are in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year. The Summer Science Institute is a multi-summer program with a focus to build the next generation of scientists.

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BioBridge is a week-long course offered twice during the summer that provides hands-on experiences covering the principles of cellular and molecular biology and genetics using biotechnology and hands-on laboratory techniques. 

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Campers will be split into four different age groups and participate in a variety of recreational and learning activities, including swimming, climbing an indoor rock wall, arts and crafts, and playing different sports and games.

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Parent and UAB pediatrician Candice Dye, M.D., provides tips that can make the difference in saving a child’s life during hot summer months.
Using the correct sunscreen — especially during the summer months — is vital to help prevent skin issues now and in the future.
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