Mass Academy offers several STEM-related programs for students in fifth through eighth grades. Each program aims to inspire and challenge high-achieving, motivated students; some are offered during the school year, while others take place over the summer.
Registrations for all of our Summer Programs will be available on February 1, 2019.
All programs are held at the Mass Academy; each session runs Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, with a morning drop-off at 8:30 if needed.
- $325 if registration is received by March 1, 2019
- $350 if registration is received by May 1, 2019
- $400 for all registrations received after May 1, 2019
- July 8-12, 2019 for rising 7th & 8th graders
- July 15-19, 2019 for rising 5th & 6th graders
Stem Quest is a fun and challenging program designed to stimulate the inquisitive minds of bright, motivated students. Designed for students in grades 5-8, the program requires cooperation, organization, and innovation. Under the supervision of the camp director and alongside Mass Academy students, participants work in a hands-on environment within the disciplines of math, science, and technology.
- July 22-26, 2019 for rising 6th-8th graders
Computer Quest is a fun and engaging summer program for students who love computer challenges. Under the supervision of the camp director and alongside Mass Academy students, participants will learn how to create a mobile app, program Lego robots, create their own video game, and develop art and animations.
- July 29-August 2, 2019 for rising 6th-8th graders
Maker Quest is a summer program for kids who love to build things. Under the supervision of the camp director alongside Mass Academy students, these budding engineers will take things apart to see how they work, design their own devices and structures, and create 3D models that they can 3D print and use.
- August 5-9, 2019 for rising 6th-8th graders
Math Quest is a summer program for kids who love to think about and participate in mathematics. Under the supervision of two experienced math teachers and alongside Mass Academy students, participants will learn how to problem-solve, pattern, work collaboratively, and develop their math abilities. Everyone will participate in the doing, understanding, and presentation of math in a supportive yet challenging environment.
SPLISH – Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:00 am – 12:00 pm More information on sessions and registration to follow soon.
The day will begin at 7:50 am with a short introduction and then move onto the hour long sessions of fun, adventure and active learning. Starting at 8:00 am, each attendee will take part in four sessions. Please choose your first and second choices for each session, here are the Descriptions for each activity.
Please print and complete the Application, Workshop Selection Form, Waiver Form and return it with payment for $25.00 made payable to Mass Academy/WPI.
SPLISH is a one-day, half-day program for students in grades 5-8 who enjoy hands-on, mind-on learning experiences. Workshops are presented by Mass Academy students under the guidance of Academy faculty. The day begins with a short introduction, followed by four one hour-long workshops of the students’ choice.
Check out this years SPLISH Newsletter 2018 to see how much fun everyone had.
Pre-Collegiate Outreach at WPI
Looking for more to do? WPI offers a wide variety of outreach programs for elementary, middle, and high school students, and with options ranging from sports camps to STEM projects and humanities and arts activities, there’s sure to be something for everyone.