22
Jun

Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-camp

- Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students
Young Scientists Summer Camp

Widener's Next Generation 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 the Moon and stars in the night sky. You’ll get a tour of the Arboretum at Widener University. 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.

Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-camp at Widener University:

Monday, June 22 - Thursday, June 25
 

Featured Activities

  • Tour of the Taylor Arboretum at Widener University
  • Special stargazing night at the Widener Observatory
  • Workshops in disciplines of biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, physics & astronomy
  • Special workshops on geology, meteorology and climate
  • Workshops led by regular full-time Science faculty
  • Tuition includes daily lunch in Pride Café
  • Certificates of completion will be handed out at the final luncheon on Thursday
  • Each student will select a free book on science, nature, or literature

Tuition:

  • Tuition fee: $200
  • Application deadline: June 17
  • Special discount of ½ tuition ($100) for one additional sibling
  • Commuter only:  Students must arrange their own transportation to and from Widener

Tuition includes daily lunch in the Pride Cafe.

Register Now

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.

 

Contact Info

Dr. Harry Augensen

Professor of Physics and Astronomu