STEM 2018 Summer Programs for Youth


Our member network has provided a great list of STEM Summer Programs for youth in the NYC area! Here are some of the offerings mentioned:

PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage strongly motivated high school students to explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists.”

Canada/USA Mathcamp is an intensive 5-week-long summer program for mathematically talented high school students, designed to expose these students to the beauty of advanced mathematical ideas and to new ways of thinking.

Awesome Math: A three-week intensive summer camp for mathematically gifted students from around the globe.”  Ages 12-18

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth; programs for gifted students in grades 2 – 12

MIT Launch Summer brings together high school students from all over the US and world each summer to MIT campus to become entrepreneurs in a 4-week program. Students start a company in teams, using course materials that follow the rigor and standards of MIT. This is not a business plan contest. The aim is to create a real startup – to solve a real need in a differentiated way.

Girls Who Code: Free 7-week summer programs for current 10th-11th grade girls to learn coding and get exposure to tech jobs

Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Launch and Frontiers Programs –Audience: Entering Grades 9 & 10. In our LAUNCH program, participants will use state-of-the-art research and technology and work with WPI’s renowned faculty to find solutions to current problems in a variety of scientific fields. Participants can choose to attend LAUNCH overnight as a residential student, or on WPI’s campus as a commuter student.

The Mathematica Summer track is an intensive 12-day program geared toward advanced science, technology, and mathematics students entering grades 11 and 12. Students will use Mathematica to learn Wolfram Language programming skills and higher math through projects and lectures. The camp combines hands-on training with Wolfram Research employees and instructors, peer collaboration, expert speakers on topics of interest, and individual exploration. Homework and individual projects will be assigned based on programming skill and subject interest.

HYPOTHEkids and Columbia School of Engineering have two FREE summer opportunities for promising underrepresented students who attend NYC public or charter high schools. The competitive application deadline for both programs is March 9th.

 STEMkidsNYC is organizing a summer camp in Harlem this summer.

Math Summer Programs for students