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2018 Camps at Stony Brook University


A number of camps are hosted through Stony Brook University and others are operated by off-campus vendors. Check the camp info for more details.

School of Journalism Summer Camp

The School of Journalism will be hosting its annual week-long Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists from July 15 to July 21, 2018. This is a residential camp geared towards high school rising juniors and seniors.  Applications will be available beginning February 1, 2018 and the deadline to apply is April 2, 2018.

Call: 631-632-7403



Summer Chamber Music Camp

August 6-11, 2018

This week-long day camp will focuses on developing important chamber music skills which help young string players build confidence and acquire critical musicianship skills that can make them better orchestra players and soloists. Each day of the camp, participants will receive coachings and take part in daily seminars/demonstrations led by professional musicians and chamber music coaches.  The camp will culminate with each group performing on the final concert that will be open to the public.  

Call: (631) 632-7330



Encouraging Computer Science: Learn to Code this Summer

The Department of Computer Science (CS) and kidOYO have teamed up to offer a computer science classes to Long Island families. kidOYO’s Summer Experience at Stony Brook kicks off June 9, 2018  and includes a variety of lessons for students interested in technology. Students will learn 3D design and printing, Web development, Python, Java, Javascript, green screen filming/editing, Scratch, and many more industry-leading programs.

For more info, visit 


IACS Computes! High School Summer Camp

Host: The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS)
Target Ages: Rising Juniors and Seniors (must be at least 15 years of age)
Call: 631-632-4629

The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University is offering a 10-day programming workshop for rising juniors or seniors. This hands-on camp introduces students to the Python language and emphasizes algorithmic thinking and problem solving. No assumed prior knowledge of programming is necessary. By the end of the camp, students will have sufficient programming skills and awareness of the field to pursue further independent study and to inform future choices for education and careers.

Please see our website for further details.


International Summer Enrichment Program – Summer in the USA

Host: The International Undergraduate Admissions
For:  International High School Students

Stony Brook runs a 2 week Summer program for International High School students. The students are immersed in English instruction, exciting academic lectures, demonstrations and labs taught by Stony Brook faculty in courses such as Engineering, Pre-Med, Marine Science, Math, etc. During the program we host the Math League Competition - which is a worldwide Math competition!

The 2018 Program will run from July 15, 2018 to July 28, 2018

For more information, pictures from last summer’s program and applications, please visit or call: 631-632-6819.


I-STEM Summer Camps at Stony Brook

Telephone: (631) 632-9750
E-mail address: Visit:

Biotechnology Summer Scholars Program
This four-week residential program prepares high school students for research in the biological sciences, particularly molecular biology and biotechnology. The program is open to tenth and eleventh grade students and runs from early July to early August.

Exploration in Forensics Camp
 The program includes a variety of scientific disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Earth Science, and other applied sciences that fall under the umbrella of Forensic Science (students must have completed 9th grade) 

Mathematics Summer Camp
The program is designed for students who will be entering their junior or senior year in high school and who have an interest in enriching their mathematics education.  During the two-week program students will explore several branches of mathematics (for students entering Grades 11 & 12)

Engineering Summer Camp
 Students will investigate concepts in electricity and magnetism by building electromagnets, electromagnetic motors, and generating electricity (students must have completed 9th grade)

Physics Summer Camp
Two options are available - one for an Introduction to Physics (students will be introduced to classical branches of physics) and one for Advanced Physics (students will be introduced to advanced branches of physics that don't usually make it into the high school curriculum, including electronics, optics and particle physics).  (for students entering grades 10-12)

Computer Science & Informatics Summer Research Experience Program
Computer Science and Informatics Summer Research Experience Program (CSIRE) is a summer program to provide opportunities for high school students to participate in research and motivate the students to pursue a career in the field. 

Holiday Science Camp
Each program will be laboratory-based, but will involve reading, writing and group work. Each day’s activities are based on a specific theme.  Students will participate in experiments, create crafts and watch demonstrations.  Students participating in these programs should be interested in science, inquisitive, and willing to work hard to learn something new!

Summer Business Program
If you are interested in how entrepreneurs create a business, and what you actually learn in business school, then the Stony Brook Summer Business Program is for you!  During the program, participants will develop a business plan for a start-up company.

Engineering Enterprise Program
A camp for students entering 8th or 9th grade in fall 2018 that offers innovation, imagination, and fun learning by hands-on engineering activities. You will design, create, test and improve solutions to real-world engineering challenges. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience what engineers do and learn practical skills. It will help you look ahead to college and technical careers.

Middle School Science Exploration Camp
This two-week program for middle school students interested in exploring a variety of areas in science, including, cell biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, molecular biology, forensics, botany, and many others. The program is open to students entering sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grade, with a curriculum specific to each grade.

Middle School Math Camp
Hands-on math activities that will engage and build confidence.  Students will practice and increase their math skills by working on real world problems that are both fun and challenging. (for students entering grades 6-9)


Science and Research Awareness Series (SARAS)

SARAS 2019 Program is a 3-week program including: Workshops, Lectures, Discussions & Experts’ Views on Topics in Biomedical Sciences, Lab Safety Sessions leading to Certification to Work in a Research Lab. Exam prep sessions to get ready for SAT/ACT/MCAT and much more!

Required level of education: Must have finished the 9th Grade by June 2018. Admission is on a first come, first serve basis.


Call: 631-444-2974


Oceanography at Stony Brook Southampton

Earn 3 College Credits: Students will examine the World Ocean and the chemical, geological, and physical processes that control its major features and the life that inhabits it, as well as explore human interactions with the marine environment. This intensive course is specifically designed for motivated high school students wishing to earn college credit, but current undergraduates, graduates, or professionals can also enroll. The short-term course will run for 2 weeks and meet for 4-5 hours each weekday at the Stony Brook Southampton campus. Content will be delivered via lectures, in- class activities, and 2 boat trips in which students will explore nearby coastal habitats using oceanographic sampling equipment. Students must have completed high school biology and be at least 16 years old.

Enrollment begins April 2, 2018. Learn more.

Visit the website for more information about housing.

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iCREATE's Inventor Summer Camp

July 9-13, 2018 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
For: Middle School Students 

In this week-long adventure, middle school students will be immersed in state of the art technology, and will learn how to brainstorm innovative designs, and transform them into products. Students will use autocad design software to make their ideas become reality, be given their own invention kit allowing them to use everyday items to control and manipulate technology, and will learn the importance of media and marketing. Students will have a lot of fun gaining the experience through hands on projects.



Camp Kesem  

Camp Kesem supports children through and beyond their parent's cancer by offering free summer camps with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community. The camp is run by driven, passionate student leaders.

Contact: (260) 225-3736 / (260) 22-KESEM



iD Tech Camps

Kids and teens discover coding, game development, robotics, and design in an inspiring, collegiate setting. With an average of just 8 students per instructor, our guaranteed small class sizes ensure you'll receive personalized instruction and excel at your own pace. Come explore for one week, or return for multiple sessions to build an impressive portfolio.



Atlético de Madrid Soccer Camp 

Official Atlético de Madrid Academy Coaches The Atlético de Madrid Camp will provide a unique opportunity for participants to learn, train and experience the methodology of Atlético de Madrid.



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