Barclay Summer STEM Academy

Fifth grade students test materials for their ice-cream package designs.

Fifth grade students test materials for their ice-cream package designs.

Barclay Elementary/Middle School, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, offers a STEM-focused school year extension program for rising 5th – 8th grade students.  There is no charge for City Schools students to attend!  The Whiting School is pleased to partner with Lockheed Martin to present the 2018 program.

For Summer 2018, the Barclay Summer STEM Academy will be offered M-F, July 9th-27th, from 8:30am-3:00pm.

Program highlights include:

  • Engineering and Design
  • Technology
  • Media Arts and Marketing
  • Applied Math and Reading
  • Arts and Making
  • Math and Movement
  • Career Exploration
  • Field Experiences
  • Student and Community Showcase
  • And much more!

Space is limited to 20 students per grade level (5th, 6th, 7/8th).  Priority placement for Barclay School students will run through June 1st, 2018.  Beginning on Monday, June 4th, remaining spaces will be offered to City Schools students on a first come, first served basis.  Non City-Schools student placement will begin on Monday, June 18th.  Barclay students should submit completed registration packets to Ms. Rice.  Non-Barclay students should submit completed registration packets to Becky Palmisano at rpalmis2@jhu.edu.

 

Registration materials for the

2019 Summer STEM Academy

will be posted in April, 2019.

Program Dates – July 8 – 26, 2019, 8:30am-3:00pm


Program Outline for Summer 2018


5th Grade – Summer 2018 

Engineering Units

  • Electrical Engineering – Light up the Night!
  • Aerospace Engineering – Lift Off!
  • Package Engineering – To The Rescue!

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts and Making (Daily)
  • Kimnastics – Math Integrated Gymnastics (Week 1)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Creating Sound Machines (Week 2)
  • Futuremakers – Making for Young Innovators (Week 3)

6th Grade – Summer 2018

Engineering Units

  • Environmental Engineering – Don’t Runoff!
  • Chemical Engineering – Plants to Plastic!
  • Biomedical Engineering – Outbreak Alert!

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts and Making (Daily)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Motorized Gaming  (Week 1)
  • Futuremakers – Making for Young Innovators (Week 2)
  • Media Rhythm Institute – iRhyme/Channel Me Media (Week 3)

7th/8th Grade – Summer 2018 

Engineering Units

  • Biomechanical Engineering – Go Fish!
  • Agricultural Engineering – Growing Up!
  • Mechanical Engineering – It’s About Time!

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts and Making (Daily)
  • Futuremakers – Making for Young Innovators (Week 1)
  • Media Rhythm Institute – iRhyme/Channel Me Media (Week 2)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Amplifying Your Voice! (Week 3)


Highlights from Summer 2018

Media Rhythm Institute – Student Video Productions

#CornToCup – Exploring Bioplastics and Composting 

Highlights from Summer 2017

Channel Me Media – Student Video Productions

Barclay Summer STEM Academy 2017 Gallery

Highlights from Summer 2016

City School Students Explore Engineering in Two Summer Learning Programs at Barclay School

5th Grade Inventors Camp – Summer 2016

 

Barclay students worked with JHU undergrads during Inventors Camp, 2016.

Barclay students worked with JHU undergrads during the 2016 Barclay Summer STEM Academy.

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