Friday, June 01, 2007

Math and Science Summer Camp for Girls

School's out and summer's here. It's time for summer camp! All over the U.S. there are summer programs for girls interested in math and science. I've listed some of the programs below. Unfortunately the application deadline has passed for some of them (but mark your calendar for next year).

IBM EXploring Interests in Technology and Engineering (EX.I.T.E.) camps (ages 11-13)


Birmingham: Camp Cosby SciGirls Camp (ages 11-13)


Phoenix: Arizona Science Center SciGirls Camp (ages 11-13)


Avalon: USC Summer Science Camp (high school women & middle school girls)
Berkeley: Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls @ UC Berkeley (grades 5-8)
Pasadena: Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls Day Camp @ CalTech (grades 4-9)
San Diego: Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls @ UC San Diego (grades 6-9)
San Jose: Lego Robotics for Girls @ The Tech
Santa Cruz: Camp Sea Lab "Girls Love Science" (ages 10-13)
Stanford: Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls (grades 4-9)


Farmington: Miss Porter's School Summer Challenge (entering grades 7-9)


Daytona Beach: Girls Exploring Math & Science Summer Camp (GEMS) for Girl Scouts (ages 8-13).
Daytona Beach: Aviation Discovery for Women (high school)
Pinellas County: Oceanography Camp for girls (8th grade)
Tallahassee: WFSU SciGirls Summer Camp (middle school)


Atlanta: Georgia Tech Technology, Engineering & Computing Camp for Girls (middle school)
Atlanta: Atlanta Girl's School SMART Girls Summer Camp
Decatur: Agnes Scott Science Summer Camp for Girls (grades 6-8)


Urbana-Champaign: Girls Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering and Science (GAMES) (6th-9th grades)


Evansville: University of Evansville OPTIONS (high school)
West Lafayette: Purdue Women in Engineering EDGE Summer Camp


Manhattan: Girls Researching Our World (GROW) Workshop (middle school)
Manhattan: EXploring sCIence, Technology, and Engineering (EXCITE!) (high school)


College Park: University of Maryland Department of Physics Summer Girls Program (8th and 11th grade)
Church Hill: Summer Days Math and Science Camp for Girls (5th-10th grade)


Cambridge: Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls (grades 6-9)
Cambridge: MIT Summer Women's Technology Program (between grade 11 & 12)
Northampton: Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program (high school)
South Hadley: Mt. Holyoke Summer Math Programs (high school)


Houghton: MTU Women in Computer Science with IBM (grades 9-11)
Sault Ste. Marie: Lake Superior State Women in Technology Camps (grades 8-12)


St. Paul: Girls Experiencing Mathematics in the Summer (GEMS) @ University of St. Thomas (high school)


Lincoln: ALL GIRLS/ALL MATH Summer Mathematics Camp (grades 10-12)
ALL GIRLS/ALL MATH Summer Mathematics Camp


Newark: NJIT FEMME Program (4th-8th grade)
Rutgers: Douglass Project (9th-12th grade)


Rochester: Rochester Institute of Technology & National Technical Institute for the Deaf Tech Girlz program (entering 8th grade)
Rochester: University of Rochester Pre-College Experience in Physics (PREP) (9th-10th grades)
Schenectady: Union College EDGE Engineering workshop for talented high school grils


Durham: Duke Action Science Camp for Young Women (grades 5-7)
Raleigh: Girls in Science Neuse River Project (6th grade)


Cincinnati: UC Women in Engineering Summer Camp (grades 9-12)
Dayton: UD Women in Engineering Summer Camp (high school)


Allentown: DaVinci Science Center Material Girls camp (entering 5th & 6th grade)
Greensburg: Seton Hill Science Quest (7th-12th grades)
University Park: Penn State WISE Camp (11th & 12th grades)


Austin: GirlStart Summer Science Camps (4th-8th grades)
Houston: University of Houston College of Engineering G.R.A.D.E. Camp (high school)
Dallas: SMU Engineering Camp for Girls (high school)


Seattle: Pacific Science Center programs for Girl Scouts.

I'm sure there are lots of other program. Check out the directory of Computer Science Summer Camps for Girls, or your local university or science center for programs for both boys and girls. SciGirls also runs camps and activity centers all over the U.S.

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