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STEM Matters NYC Programs: Camps for Grade 9

Succeed this Summer with STEM

Explore the summer programs for students entering grade 9 in September. 

  • 1-week camps take place Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day.
  • 5-week STEM Academy takes place Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 2:30pm each day.

STEM Academy

I.S. 96 Seth Low (Brooklyn)
Art and Design High School (Manhattan)
Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School (Queens)
Curtis High School (Staten island)
M.S. 390 (Bronx)

P.S./M.S. 183 Dr. Richard R. Green (Queens)

Dates: Monday-Thursday from Monday, July 6-Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Times: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Want to spend your summer doing creative and fun STEAM activities and prepare for a successful upcoming school year? Tap into your teamwork skills as you work on design challenges and engage in hands-on learning to solve real-world problems. During the 5-week STEM Academy, students will work collaboratively designing, prototyping, and building electronically integrated flora and fauna for a planet they create. Students will also use Minecraft, participate in PE and NaliniKids, and take part in at least two field trips to local cultural institutions. Breakfast and lunch are provided and all students receive a daily MetroCard for travel to and from their STEM Academy site.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Manuscripts at the Morgan

Location: Morgan Library & Museum in Midtown East, Manhattan

Dates: Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24, 2020 

Calling all artists! Unleash your inner chemist during this week-long intensive at The Morgan Library & Museum. Discover the links between art and science as you dive into the natural sciences, geography, and chemistry that created the museum's famous collection of illuminated manuscripts.

NY in Focus: Photography and the Art of STEM

Location: Museum of the City of New York on the Upper East Side, Manhattan

Dates: Monday, July 27-Friday, July 31, 2020

Do you enjoy photography? Are you curious about the historical significance and engineering of parks, bridges, buildings, and neighborhoods around your city? Then NY in Focus is the perfect program for you! Explore history and science through the lens of a camera. Campers will enhance their literacy and research skills using the Museum's technology, and pick up photography skills using a digital camera. Possible field trips include Central Park and The Brooklyn Grange.