Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-camp
- Prospective Undergraduate Students
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
- 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 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.
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.