June 24-28, 2018

Sponsored by Women in Science Programs

ScienceScape 2017

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

ScienceScape 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 Information

ScienceScape 2018 will be held June 24-28, 2018. The application process is very competitive and applicants (who will be entering grades 7 or 8 in the Fall of 2018) will be notified of the review committee's decision by early May. The Registration fee is $400, which 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 accepted applicants will then receive registration and other information forms to complete.


Student Application and Teacher Recommendation

In order for an application to be complete, both a student application and a teacher recommendation must be properly submitted. Applicants are required to write a Statement of Interest essay, which will be submitted with a required teacher recommendation. All details are included as part of the application. The deadline for submission of student applications is Friday, April 13, 2018 at 5:00pm. Completion by the teacher of the Teacher's Recommendation Survey, including the attachment of the student essay, is required by Friday, April 20, 2018. Notices will be sent to applicants as to the decision of the review committee by Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:00pm.


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


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