High School Discovery Summer Camps

The Discovery Summer Camps for high school students is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8-12, 2019.  Residential campers would report July 7, 2019.  Camp offering details will be updated in January, 2019 and camps will be open for student registration in early February 2019.  Students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in the fall of 2019 are encouraged to attend.

If you would like to be contacted with more information about the Penn State Berks Discovery Summer Camps, please sign up here.

Computer and Cyber Security Camp Badge

This camp is for students who like working with computers and will expose students to computer security/information assurance careers.

Engineering Camp Badge

Participants will explore basic engineering concepts, develop, design, and construct air-powered cars, paper/rubber-band powered airplanes, and model rockets  They will utilize software, including RocSim, to analyze performance of rocket-powered vehicles.

Pre-Med Camp Badge

Thinking about a career in medicine? This experience introduces campers who are interested in pursuing careers in the medical field by combining classroom theory with hands-on lab exercises, demonstrations and field trips.  This camp will be offered two different weeks.

Forensic Science Camp Badge

Students will take part in a week long science camp involving the role science plays in crime solving investigations. A true hands on experience for those thinking about a career in law enforcement or criminology research.

Veterinary Science Camp Badge

This camp is for those who want to make animal science a career choice.  Hands-on lab time plus field trips to a dairy farm, a veterinarian's office and a veterinarian emergency hospital make for an unbeatable experience.

Camp Shakespeare Badge

Students will explore the superlative language of the plays of Shakespeare through daily workshops in voice, movement, analysis of text, and acting. Students of Shakespeare learn by DOING, and the focus of the workshops will be on performing.