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!

For Summer 2019, the Barclay Summer STEM Academy will be offered M-F, July 8th-26th, from 8:30am-3:00pm. Our Student and Community Showcase will take place on Friday, July 26th from 3:30pm-5:00pm. We hope you can join us!

Program highlights include:

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

Registration is first come, first serve, and limited to twenty students per class (5th grade, 6th grade, and combined 7th/8th grade). Ten seats per class will be held for Barclay E/M School students through May 31th. Beginning June 3rd, remaining seats will be offered to applicants on the waiting list. Priority placement for City Schools students will run through June 14th. Barclay students should submit completed registration packets to Ms. Ojo. Non-Barclay students should submit completed registration packets to Becky Palmisano at rpalmis2@jhu.edu.

 

Registration materials for the

2019 Summer STEM Academy

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

2019 Summer STEM Academy Flyer

Registration Packet


Program Outline for Summer 2019


Our program utilizes the Engineering Adventures (grade 5) and Engineering Everywhere (grades 6-8) curricula offered through the Museum of Science, Boston. To learn more about each of the engineering units, visit www.eie.org.

5th Grade – Summer 2019

Engineering Units

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

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts & Making with FutureMakers (Daily)
  • Kimnastics – Math Integrated Gymnastics (Week 1)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Creating Sound Machines (Week 2)
  • Code in the Schools – Game Lab (Week 3)

Academic Field Experiences

  • Electronics Museum
  • JHU Astronomy and Physics Department

6th Grade – Summer 2019

Engineering Units

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

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts & Making with FutureMakers (Daily)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Motorized Gaming  (Week 1)
  • Code in the Schools – Website Development (Week 2)
  • Media Rhythm Institute – iRhyme/Channel Me Media (Week 3)

Academic Field Experiences

  • Baltimore Waterfront Partnership EcoTour
  • JHU Homewood Recycling and BlueJay Perch Gardens

7th/8th Grade – Summer 2019

Engineering Units

  • Materials Engineering – It’s In the Bag!
  • Green Engineering – Here Comes the Sun!
  • Remote Sensing Engineering – Worlds Apart!

Enrichment Activities

  • Arts & Making with FutureMakers (Daily)
  • Code in the Schools – AppLab (Week 1)
  • Media Rhythm Institute – iRhyme/Channel Me Media (Week 2)
  • Hopkins Creative Technology – Mission Impossible (Week 3)

Academic Field Experiences

  • Open Works/Baltimore Design School
  • Port of Baltimore/Masonville Cove


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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