Math Path is a summer program for middle school students who are gifted in math. In 2011, it will be held on the campus of Colorado College in Colorado Springs from June 26-July 24. Tuition is $4500. See the link below for more information.
Math Zoom academic camp at Rutgers University from July 5-23, 2011. Ages 12-17. Focuses on preparing students for math contests like AMC 8 or 10/12; MathCounts, International Math Olympiad, etc. See the link below for more information.
Awesome Math held June 27-July 17 at Cornell University, geared towards highly gifted math students. Focuses on enrichment, and preparing students for math competitions like Math Counts, AMC 10/12, etc. See link below for tuition and other information.
Summer at RPI offers a number of opportunities from residential for high school students, to day programs for high school and middle school students. Some of the opportunities are listed below, but to see the entire course catalogue visit the Summer at Rensselaer website listed below.
Kopernik Summer Science Explorations for middle and high school students is held at the Kopernik Space Educaton Center in Vestal, NY. Students are housed on campus at Binghamton University. Students pursue scientific investigations in astronomy and space science. Some financial assistance is provided for students with a demonstrated need. See the website for more information.
Lego Robotics Engineering Academy - Summer day camp for ages 11-14 at RPI. Participants use LEGO Mindstorms to design, construct, and program robotic solutions to complex engineering challenges. Two full day sessions; July 12-23 and July 26-30. For more information, visit the link below or contact email@example.com, phone 518-276-8351. There is also a VOX Robotics Engineering camp for students 13-15.
Whodunit? The Science of Crime Scenes. This one-week program teaches rising 7th and 8th grade students about forensic science using hands-on lab exercises, field trips, and speakers. Learn the science behind crime scene investigations. The camp is held July 19-23. See the RPI Summer Camp link below for application materials.
RPI Young Actors Guild - Acting camp for ages 6-18. Five week program dates July 6-August 6. One week program August 9-13. See the Summer at Rensselaer link below. For more information call Mary D'Amico, (518) 276-6505.
RPI Chemistry Exploration Program - July 6-9, open to students who are entering 7th and 8th grade in the fall. For more information see the Summer at Rensselaer link below.
RPI Creative Writing Workshop - July 12-16, open to students ages 9-13. High school program available to students ages 14-17, from August 9-13. For more information see the Summer at Rensselaer link below.
18th Century Colonial Camp - Reenactment experiences in Cohoes. August 14-18, ages 9-16. Tuition $200. Deadline June 1. Contact (518) 489-5160.
NYS Environmental Conservation Camps - Ages 12-17, various dates. Explore weeklong adventure and ecology camps. See link below.
Archeology Summer Camp - July 10-14, ages 10-12. Tuition $250. Help real archeologists uncover buried remains of Ten Broeck Mansion's history. Phone 436-9826.
St. Rose Summer Academy for Youth - Grades 6-10. Courses in humanities and science, technology, etc. See the link below for more information.
Penn State University Middle School Enrichment. 4-week camp June 28 to July 25, for students completing 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. Tuition is $4695. For more information, see the link below.
The Times Union has a site with updated information on area summer learning and camp opportunities. See the weblink below for information.
Take a virtual math course online at the Art of Problem Solving website. Visit the link below for more information.
Farnsworth Middle School
6072 State Farm Road
Guilderland, NY 12084