Summer Camp

The Beauty of Science


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Did you know that The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program in cosmetic science and formulation design? If you're interested in learning about the process of creating makeup and personal care products, join us for our third annual Virtual Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Summer Camp taking place Wednesday, June 21, 2023 through Friday, June 23, 2023. Campers will receive a camp kit including a t-shirt, DIY activities, games and more. Challenges will be incorporated throughout the live camp and give attendees the opportunity to win prizes. 

This camp is for high school students going into their sophomore, junior or senior year in fall 2023 and college students entering their freshman year in fall 2023.  

Dr. Gabriella BakiThe Beauty of Science Virtual Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Summer Camp was created and is led by Dr. Gabriella Baki, Director of the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B.S.P.S.) Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Program and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Division of Pharmaceutical and Policy Sciences. 


Camp kits

Each camper receives a camp kit including gifts from the presenters they will hear from and hands-on science experiments to do live at the camp! 2023 camp kits are in progress, but you can view the camp kits from previous years below!

2021 Camp Kit

2021 Camp Kit

2022 Camp Kit

2022 Camp Kit



Day 1 - June 21, 2023

10:45 - 11: Check-In
11 - 11:30: Opening Session
11:30 - 12:15: Jobs and the Cosmetic Industry
12:15 -12:25: Break
12:25 - 1:10: Presenter 1
1:10 - 1:30: Break
1:30 - 2:15: Presenter 2
2:15 - 3: Presenter 3
3 - 2:10: Closing Session

Day 2 - June 22, 2023

10:45 - 11: Check-In
11 - 11:45: Presenter 4
11:45 - 11:55: Break
11:55 - 12:40: Presenter 5
12:40 - 12:50: Break
12:50 - 1:35: Presenter 6
1:35 - 1:55: Break
1:55 - 2:40: Career Panel
2:40 - 3: Closing Session

Day 3 - June 23, 2023

10:45 - 11: Check-In
11 - 11:45: Alumni Panel
11:45 - 11:55: Break
11:55 - 12:40: Presenter 7
12:40 - 12:50: Break
12:50 - 1:35: Presenter 8
1:35 - 1:55: Break
1:55 - 2:25: Presenter 9
2:25 - 3: Dr. Baki, UToledo Program
3 - 3:10: Closing Session



Registration is first-come, first-serve and is currently full for 2023!  The link below serves as the waitlist form and we encourage you to join our waitlist to have the opportunity to join should any spots become available. 

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Please note that this camp can only accept campers with addresses in North America due to international shipping times.


Presenting Sponsors

Colgate Logo

Mana Logo

Edgewell Logo

SCC Logo

L'Oréal Logo

Azelis Logo

Grant Industries Logo

Rockline Logo

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  • Alumni Panel
    • Jenna Watkins, SMA Collaboratives
    • Roanne Bogrow, Gattefossé 
    • Tamare Calvin, Johnson & Johnson
  • Career Panel
    • Edit Harken, Harken Derm
    • Esther Olu, The Melanin Chemist
    • Jenna Novakovich, The Eco Well Podcast
    • Tresha Heath, Giella 
  • Jobs & Industry Speaker
    • Hillary Phillis, Barnet Products

Donating Sponsors

  • Buff city soap
  • Nascent Technologies
  • Sun Chemical
  • Gattefosse
  • Azelis
  • Johnson & Johnson

Supporting Sponsors

  • SMA Collaboratives
  • Grant Industries
  • Kuncai Americas
  • Inolex
  • Simply Ingredients
  • Mr. and Mrs. Allen and Samantha Donaldson
  • Aurorium
  • Bath and Body Works
Supporting Sponsors sponsor a student or students who need financial assistance to be able to attend the camp. To become a camp Supporting Sponsor, complete this form.

What campers had to say

"I loved learning about the differences between Cosmetic Science and Cosmetology."

"I liked learning about the quality control aspect and how fragrances are formulated!"

"It was really cool to hear from the alumni about what they did with their degrees!"

"My favorite part was making the hair serum!"

"The most exciting piece of information was how sunscreen protects the skin and the differences in mineral and chemical sunscreens."

"I liked learning about greenwashing and recycling!"

"It was cool to learn that silicones are not bad for the skin and can even be beneficial for scars."

Contact Us 

For questions about participating, presenting, or donating to #UToledoPharmacy camp programs, contact us.

Joseph Battelline

Joseph Battelline
Camp Director
Phone: 419.383.1948



Last Updated: 6/12/23