Year 10 Science Camp

The 2023 Year 10 Science Camp will take place at the John Innes Centre from Monday 10 July until Friday 14 July.

  • Applications for 2023 will open on 12th December 2022.

As part of Year 10 Science Camp, students will explore how some of the world’s best plant and microbial scientists work on their research and learn about all the ways in which the science of today is the reality of tomorrow.

Find out how you too can become a scientist to investigate mysteries and change the world. For example, in 2014 our Year 10 Science Camp students helped identify a new fungus.

This course is non-residential and you will need to arrange your own transportation for each day. Travel bursaries are available for those who receive free school meals.

Youth STEMM Award

Young people who are selected to take part in the Year 10 Science Camp will also have the opportunity to complete a Youth STEMM Award via a fully funded place on the programme. This is a skills award designed to support and inspire the next generation into STEMM. Time spent at Science Camp will help participants get around half-way towards achieving a Bronze level Award. We’ll provide a suggested list of easy to access activities to undertake before and after the camp, which will also help you to get more out of your JIC experience!

Visit to find out more about the Youth STEMM Award.


“I definitely recommend this amazing experience. I’ve already shared a lot of my experience with close friends and family members, who all agreed that the week sounded great.”


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