The NYC Department of Education presents exciting science and STEM summer enrichment opportunities for elementary to high school students featuring:

  • 1-week and multi-week camps
  • High School Internships
Registration is now open! For program offerings and to register, see information below. Click here to print the Summer Enrichment Opportunities flyer. 

Elementary School

Wildlife Ecology at the Staten Island Zoo

Open to students entering Grades 3, 4 and 5
August 11-August 15, 2014
Campers will be immersed in the work of a wildlife ecologist (conservation biologist) during this five-day camp. Campers will learn and use concepts on conservation and sustainability to build confidence and create an understanding of the natural world – to become “ecosystem experts.”  For more information and to register, click here.

Middle School

STEM S.T.A.R.S (Student Astronomers Reaching for Space!) at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum

Open to students entering Grades 7 and 8
August 18-August 22, 2014
Campers will develop an understanding of why and how the study of space science is necessary to our lives on earth through discussions about astronomers' and scientists' important discoveries of the universe and cosmos. Campers will learn about current trends in space exploration, our solar system and what the future holds. For more information and to register, click here.

High School

Forensic Detectives Camp

Open to students entering Grade 9
August 4-August 8, 2014
Campers will use techniques employed by real CSI experts to analyze a "crime scene" and collect evidence; analyze evidence collected at a "crime scene" such as fibers, fingerprints, footprints, hair, and blood; investigate how forensic anthropology can be used to identify victims; perform a real DNA fingerprint with their own DNA using a Bioanalyzer; and learn more about specific fields of forensic science including pathology, fire science, and forensic psychology.  For more information and to register, click here




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