BOLD (BioCONECT Oncology Leadership Development) Initiative



The 2020 BOLD Camp is scheduled for July 13 - 17, 2020.

The 2020 BOLD summer camp taking place July 13-17, 2020 from 9am-3:30pm.

Applications are available here, and the deadline to apply is March 31. Those accepted will be notified regarding their application status via email no later than April 30.  If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the BOLD Team at

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High school aged students are invited to apply for the BOLD Camp (BioCONECT Oncology Leadership Development) - a unique summer learning opportunity for students who have an interest in learning about cellular biology and genetics of cancer, as well as the diverse careers connected to the field. 

During this week-long interactive experience, students will increase their understanding of cancer-related causes, diagnostic tools, treatment options and current research through the context of breast cancer. More importantly, they will identify risk reduction strategies and learn first-hand about diverse careers related to the field as they live the experience among the professionals at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey!

Open to high school students entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade in Fall.

Summer 2020

Date: July 13 - 17, 2020

Application: Apply here

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

Location: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

For more information:
Email or call 732-235-4160.

The BOLD initiative is offered by the LIFE Center (Ladies Professional Golf Association In the FIGHT to Eradicate breast cancer) at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Center for School and Community-Based Research and Education, Rutgers School of Public Health. Funding provided by the Val Skinner Foundation.

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BOLD Actions Reunion Camp

All students who have attended the BOLD Initiative Camp are welcome to attend the reunion camp. For more details contact


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