Summer Programs Not Affiliated with GRASP

These are summer programs offered to K-12 students in the area. Please keep in mind that the GRASP Laboratory is not affiliated nor is it endorsing these summer programs. 

University Programs

Drexel Summer Programs
Duration varies: 1-5 weeks
High School Students
Engineering Summer Camp for about $800

John's Hopkins CTY Program
Duration: 3 weeks
Grades 2nd - 12th
Programs are about $4300 (with financial aid available)

Independent Programs

Future Starts Day Camps
Duration: 8 weeks
Lego Robotics- Ages 8-13
Various Locations
Prices are about $400

Free Virtual Summer Camps For Summer 2020
STEM Options

ID Tech
Duration: 1 week
STEM Camp for Kids Ages 6-12
ID Tech Camps Coed ages 13-18
ID Tech Camps for Girls ages 10-15
Day or Overnight options at At Penn, Villanova, Bryn Mawr, West Chester and more. 
Camps cost about $900

Lavner Camps
Various Summer camps
Options for ages 6-15
Various locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, and Missouri.
Contact for prices

MESA Summer Academy
July 9th to July 20th
Grades 5-8th
Location: Temple University
Price is $595 - includes lunches, program t-shirts, and course materials
See website for further details

Women's Engineering Explorations
Section 1: July 9-13, Section 2: July 16-20
Female high school students ages 15-18
Location: Temple University
Price: $500 for one week, $850 for both weeks
See website for further details

Summer Robotics Institute
July 3rd to August 2nd, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
High school students ages 14-18
Location: Temple University
Price: $550
See website for further details

National Society of Black Engineers
July 25th to August 12th
Location: Chester A. Arthur School
At Least 8 years of age, completing 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. 
Contact for Prices

Various types of programs
Camps, Workshops, Field trips
Ages varied depending on program: 4-14
See website for prices and upcoming programs. 


GRASP/ Penn Summer Programs

Engineering Summer Academy at Penn
Duration: 20 days  
Applicant must have completed their freshman year of High School and cannot be a current senior. 

Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) 
For Frequently Asked Questions about the GEMS program click here.

Penn Summer Programs
Various High School Programs

Summer Mentorship Program
See GRASP's  work with SMP students here

PennVet Canine Handler Academy
Various sessions - beginner and advanced
Beginner session: Must be incoming 7th, 8th, or 9th grader
Advanced session: Must be incoming 7th, 8th, or 9th grader that has attended at least one beginner session
Price: $650/week
See website for further details


For more Summer programs in the Area:
Engineering Education Service Center - Pennsylvania Camps.