Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology

Come and spend the summer with us in Philadelphia at the School of Engineering of the University of Pennsylvania!

Ranked as one of America’s top universities, and as an Ivy League institution, a summer at Penn will give you an exceptional academic and social experience, and prepare you well for your future academic pursuits.

Our Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST) offers an exciting opportunity to talented and motivated students interested in science and technology. The Academy combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting-edge, high-tech fields. Students earn college credit in each of our five programs: Biotechnology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Nanotechnology and Robotics.

SAAST uniquely combines a rigorous, challenging course of study in high-end technology with a superb college life experience. Students live in Penn’s charming Quadrangle dormitories, together with other students from all over the world who share their interest in science and technology. They form strong bonds of friendship over meals, lab experiments, design projects, and late-night study sessions that make the experience truly meaningful and rewarding. In addition, students will explore Philadelphia’s rich history as the birthplace of America and enjoy many other activities that make the most of all that the Philadelphia area has to offer.

We are now accepting applications for SAAST '09! Please visit our website at and do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Activities: Academic Credit, College Credits, Computer, Engineering, Pre-College, Science, 3D-Design, Computers, Robotics.




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Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology
220 S 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-573-2575
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Type: Overnight
Gender: Coed
Cost/week: $5,650
Capacity: 120
Age Range: 14-18
Camp Director
Katharine Daulton
Other Contact Name
Dr. Joseph Sun
Year Camp Established
Religious Affiliation
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering


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