Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-camp (6/24-6/27)

- Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students
Young Scientists Summer Camp

The Next Generation Scientists Summer Camp provides an excellent opportunity for budding high school age scientists to explore subjects as diverse as astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, environmental science and sustainability, mathematics, meteorology, climatology, and physics. The program allows students to witness scientific experimentation and discovery while providing a unique opportunity to meet with college faculty who are also professional scientists, along with Widener undergraduate science majors. 

We are confident that your child/children will find our summer program to be stimulating and rewarding!

  • Camp Dates: June 24-27 (Monday-Thursday) In Person at Widener University! 
  • Cost: $250 for one child, with reduced tuition of $50 for each additional age-appropriate sibling that enrolls. Please email Meghan Klems at mmklems@widener.edu for the sibling discount code prior to completing your payment. 
  • Scholarship: Full scholarships are available. Students can apply for a scholarship using the following link: 
  • Grade Level as of Fall 2022: 8-12 (currently in 7-11)
  • Deadline for application: June 12. Confirmation emails are not instantaneous. 
  • Format: In person
  • Featured activities:
    • Workshops in disciplines of astronomy, biochemistry, mathematics, and physics. 
    • Green workshops in biology, environmental science, meteorology, climatology, sustainability, green chemistry, and a tour of Taylor Arboretum. 
    • All workshops led by Widener Science faculty 
    • Stargazing night at the Widener Observatory
    • Interactions with current science undergraduates 
    • Certificates of achievement awarded to students who complete all workshop 

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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.

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Meghan Klems

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Chemistry