STEP Summer 2018 Program - July 9-27, 2018

Barnard College’s STEP summer program offers middle and high school students from schools in the New York City area with a 3-week summer program focused on STEM. This year's 2018 STEP summer program is scheduled for July 9-27, Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Students will enjoy learning about Architecture, Computer Science, and Forensic Science and will have the opportunity to create projects and go on field trips related to each theme. Students will also go on field trips and participate in other activities with the support of our instructors, Teaching Assistants from Barnard College, and the staff. This is a free tuition program for those who qualify.

Course Descriptions

Architecture

Students will gain a basic understanding of architecture and design through modeling and drawing. The course will demonstrate how to develop a design process and students will be challenged to think visually, spatially, and communicate their design ideas in a variety of formats.

Computer Science

This course will be taking an in-depth dive into programming through the Unity Editor. Students will learn about coding using C# and then see their code visualized in real-time by also learning to apply them to objects in the Unity Game Editor.

Forensic Science

Forensic Science: This course will introduce students to the various methodologies and applications used in the forensic context. Topics discussed include organic and inorganic chemical analyses of physical evidence, principles of serology and DNA analysis, fingerprint analysis and document examination.
 

Application Deadlines

Returning STEP Applicants: Friday, April 27, 2018 (Students who have previously attended any program or activities at STEP)

All returning applicants MUST complete and submit the following documents by the deadline:

Returning Student Form

Summer Program Health Questionnaire (please include a current copy of your immunizations records and health insurance card with your name on it)

Parent Responsibility Form

Student Trip Consent

Student Academic Profile (the profile must be completed by a school counselor or other school official and includes the form, student transcript, recommendation letter, school profile and current schedule)

First Time Applicants: Friday, May 11, 2018

All first applicant MUST complete and submit the following documents by the deadline:

STEP Application

Summer Program Health Questionnaire (please include a current copy of your immunizations records and health insurance card with your name on it)

Parent Responsibility Form

Student Trip Consent

Student Academic Profile (the profile must be completed by a school counselor or other school official and includes the form, student transcript, recommendation letter, school profile and current schedule)

Please scan and email your complete application to Step@barnard.edu or fax it to 212-280-8795.

You may also send your complete application by regular mail to:

Barnard College
STEP Program (Milbank 005)
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Only complete applications will be reviewed and considered for admissions.