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Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp

Widener's Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp is the perfect place for high school students to explore subjects as diverse as biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, and physics and astronomy. Our hands-on program allows you to learn about science from Widener's top-ranked faculty who are passionate about what they teach.

The mini-camp will bring science to life in a way you never imagined. You'll get to use Widener's telescope to observe Venus in the night sky. You'll learn college-level material about the exciting field of biochemistry. And, you'll get to use environmentally-friendly equipment as you learn about sustainability.

Young Scientists Summer Mini Camp: June 26-June 28

  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

*An optional stargazing in Widener's observatory (weather permitting) will be held from 8:45 - 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.


  • $175 for early registration
  • $200 after Friday, June 15th

Tuition includes daily lunch in the Pride Cafe.

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For more information, contact Widener University's School of Arts & Sciences, science division, Ms. Theresa Sminkey at (610) 499-4003 or

For disability accommodations, please contact the science division at (610) 499-4003 at least two weeks prior to the event. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide these accommodations.