Identify bright and exceptionally motivated teenagers with untapped potential and a strong interest in science.
Challenge them with rigorous, authentic, interdisciplinary research.
Accelerate their intellectual and social development through an immersive, transformative experience.
Create an inclusive culture based on collaboration.
Build a supportive, diverse, life-long community of scientists and leaders.
Tomorrow’s innovators are inspired to work together to advance knowledge and solve the world’s most complex problems.
“the educational experience of a lifetime” … since 1959
The Summer Science Program is an independent non-profit 501(c)3, operated in cooperation with its host campuses and affiliates California Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.