Courses will be held on BSU’s main campus, in the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center, located at 24 Park Avenue in Bridgewater.
Course Schedule for Students Entering Grades 4 - 5
Monday – Friday
Session I: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session II: 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Note: The same class is being offered during both sessions. Students may only attend either Session I or Session II.
Course schedule for students Entering grades 6 - 8
Monday – Thursday
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM: Class in session
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM: Class in session
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Final Presentations – Friends and Family are welcome!
Course schedule for students in grades 9 - 12
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Class in session
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Class in session
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Final Presentations – Friends and Family are welcome!
Courses for students entering grades 4 - 5: The program fee of $200 per week is due at the time of registration and covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials. The fee does not include lunch or transportation.
Courses for students entering grades 6 - 8: The program fee of $400 per week is due at the time of registration and covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials. The fee does not include lunch or transportation.
Courses for students entering grades 9 - 12: The program fee of $500 per week is due at the time of registration and covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials. The fee does not include lunch or transportation.
Seats are limited and filled on a rolling basis. We reserve the right to cancel a course due to low enrollment. A limited number of seats are reserved at a discounted rate for children of BSU faculty and staff.
Full payment is due at the time of registration.
- A full refund will be issued if written cancellation is received more than one month prior to the start of the course.
- A 50% refund will be issued if written cancellation is received less than one month but more than two weeks prior to the start of the course.
- There will be no refund issued in the event of cancellation within two weeks of the start of the course.
- For the Winter Science Academy only: In the case of inclement weather, a refund will be issued at a per diem rate of $81.25.
A limited number of scholarships are available to students who demonstrate academic merit and significant financial need, such as qualifying for free or reduced lunch. For more information on scholarships and how to register and apply please click here.
If the student has attended a particular course previously, s/he will be unable to attend that same course. "Biotech Career Rotation: Biotech, Health and the Environment" was previously called Biotech II. As such, if a student has already attended Biotech II s/he may not attend "Biotech Career Rotation: Biotech, Health and the Environment"t.
At Bridgewater State University, we strive for a sense of community that maximizes teaching and learning relationships and promotes personal and professional growth. In order to ensure that the Summer Science Academy can achieve its educational mission, participants are expected to actively participate in the learning process in a safe and respectful manner. Students are expected to be able to work cooperatively as part of a team.
Conduct that is disruptive or in violation of the rights of others, including, but not limited to, hazing, bullying, verbal or physical harassment, intimidation and bias in any manner or media, will not be tolerated and may result In disciplinary action, which may include: a warning, consultation with parent/guardian, or in cases of serious or repeated behavioral problems, dismissal from the program as determined in the sole discretion of the University. Should a participant be dismissed from the program for any reason, tuition or any other program-related expenses will not be refunded.
Courses will take place in BSU laboratory-classrooms and other locations, including outdoors. Students are expected to adhere to safety guidelines, including, but not limited to wearing closed-toe shoes, use of safety glasses and use of equipment and reagents only as directed. Eating, drinking and applying cosmetics are prohibited in laboratory spaces. Participants must be dressed for an academic environment. Long hair should be tied back.
Outdoor activities include safety concerns such as exposure to sun, sunburn. and possible exposure to bee stings, insect bites, poison ivy, oak, and sumac. Participants in outdoor activities should bring and apply bug spray and sunscreen. Additional safety information specific to each course will be provided to participants prior to the start of the program.
Once registration is completed, we will provide additional forms via email.
Summer Science Academy faculty and staff undergo background checks in accordance with Bridgewater State University’s Policy to Protect Minors and Prevent Abuse.