Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Summer Programs Related To Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math

Below are links to summer opportunities that exist within our community and across the country. Central York High School does not necessarily endorse any of these programs, as we often know only as much as appears on the program website.  We list them here simply to make students and families aware of the opportunities, so that you may investigate them further.

Please note that many of these programs require a significant cost to the student, so families are encouraged to research these programs thoroughly before deciding if the program is worth your expense.

Summer opportunities are listed on this page year-round for student planning purposes, so please be aware that deadlines may have passed for involvement in these programs for the upcoming summer.


Talented high school students in science and math, who are residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and currently enrolled in their Junior year, are invited to apply for the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences.The  Pennsylvania Department of Education established the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for talented Pennsylvania high school students, and to encourage them to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The PGSS program provides instruction in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, with emphasis on collaborative learning and team research.


The Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (PSEAS) is a four-week summer residential program held on University Park campus for academically talented and gifted high school students (rising seniors) from throughout Pennsylvania. PGSAS provides an expansive overview of the diverse fields of agricultural science and natural resources.This program is free to participants and is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, and the state’s Intermediate Units. The first 3 weeks will focus on the core courses and their laboratory and classroom instruction. These core courses include Animal Science, Environmental & Natural Resource Systems, Global Agriculture, Plants & People, Food Science, and Ecosystem Ecology. The fourth week of PGSAS students will participate in a research-based service learning project. Applications are available online at

Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI)

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McDaniel College Summer Science Academy

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Susquehanna University Summer STEM programs

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STEM Summer Enrichment Program at Penn State Harrisburg

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I.T. Summer Programs at Gettysburg College

Descriptions of programs in 3D Object Modeling & Printing  and Coding for Robotics & Electronics can be found at 


Engineering Innovation is an exciting college-level summer program for motivated high school students with an aptitude in math and science and an interest in (or curiosity about) engineering. Students learn to think and problem-solve like engineers and have the opportunity to earn Johns Hopkins University (JHU) credit. Learn more at

Wildlife Leadership Academy

Students interested in conservation and the outdoors should learn more about Wildlife Leadership Academy.  Details and application can be found at

Student Conservation Association

Information about these life-changing opportunities can be found at


Passion for Marine Biology? Learn more at

PACT (Program in algorithmic & Combinatorial Thinking)

Students interested in computer science and advanced mathematics are encouraged to learn more about this truly tremendous opportunity at Princeton University.  Read more here:


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Penn State Architecture and Landscape Architecture Summer Camp

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Check out programs at these schools:

Boston University

Drexel University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

Georgetown University

Gettysburg College

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Smith College

Temple University

Virginia Tech 

Washington University  in St. Louis