BOLD (BioCONECT Oncology Leadership Development) Initiative







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.

Apply online now for Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Date: July 17 - 21, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

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

Application Process: Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2017.

Apply online! Click here to access the 2017 online BOLD application

Download a PDF of the application to print out and mail in 

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

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.

BOLD Actions

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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