ScienceScape (Sponsored by Women in Science Programs)

ScienceScape poster session

Scientific discoveries for rising students in grades 7 and 8. 

Join us for a camp that proves science and fun go hand in hand!

Why attend ScienceScape?

  • Have fun with peers who share your interest in science.
  • Fill your days with scientific exploration.
  • Meet successful scientists, instructors and college students.
  • Experience college life on the campus of Purdue University.
  • Enjoy supervised free time and team-building exercises at the Boiler Challenge course.


ScienceScape lab

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary!

ScienceScape 2017 is sponsored by Women in Science Programs within the Science Diversity Office at Purdue University.

Rising 7th and 8th graders will experience hands on learning in an academic setting. Selected students are expected to actively participate in learning, researching and presenting, while making new friends and having fun!

Camp dates

ScienceScape 2017 will be held June 25-29, 2017. Although the application process is now closed please mark your calendars to check back in January of 2018 to apply for camp in June of 2018 if you will be entering grades 7 or 8 in the fall of 2018.

The application process is very competitive and applicants (who will be entering grades 7 or 8 in the fall of 2017) will be notified of the review committee's decision by late spring. The Registration fee is $400. This includes 4 nights in an air-conditioned residence hall, meals, snacks, labs and activities. The full $400 payment is due within two weeks of acceptance. 


The application process has now closed for 2017, please check back in January of 2018 to apply. 

Additionally, the applicant will write an essay for the teacher to submit with his/her recommendation. Details are included as part of the application.

Student Application

A Teacher Recommendation is required.  The teacher's recommendation deadline has passeed for 2017.   

Teacher Recommendation

Registration Forms - These will be emailed to those accepted to attend ScienceScape 2017.


Contact: Connie Kaspar Brophy
Assistant Director Science Diversity
(765) 496-6095


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