PROMISE Summer Programs

PROMISE Summer Programs

Finding Your Roots: A Genetics and Genealogy Experience

What is more interesting than you? In this program, students will use science to answer the question "Who am I?" Students will extract and analyze their own DNA, learn about human evolution, and dig into the stories of their ancestors. 

Participants will need parental/guardian permission to submit a DNA sample in April in order to be enrolled in the program. The program is limited to 24 students on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be able to attend all four days of this program (8:30am-4:00 each day), partial attendance will not be accepted. 

Open to students in grades 6-8 in the 2023-2024 school year. 

Upcoming Dates near Sioux Falls, South Dakota

3 Jun

PROMISE Summer Programs

Sanford PROMISE Community Lab
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Monday, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9 Jul

PROMISE Summer Programs

Sanford PROMISE Community Lab
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11 Jul

PROMISE Summer Programs

Sanford Research Center
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Thursday, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM