Camp Info

Overview of In-Person and Virtual Camps

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In 2021, we will return to summer camp In-Person Instruction at our locations in Cold Spring Harbor and Brooklyn. We will also continue to offer Virtual Live Instruction and Virtual On-Demand Video camp options.

June 28 – July 2
July 6 – 9*
July 12 – 16
July 19 – 23
July 26 – 30
August 2 – 6
August 9 – 13
August 16 – 20
August 23 – 27
Aug 30 – Sep 3

IN-PERSON at the Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor

WISE Fun with DNA
for Girls
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 28 – July 2
July 6 – 9*
July 12 – 16
July 19 – 23
July 26 – 30
August 2 – 6
August 9 – 13
August 16 – 20
August 23 – 27
Aug 30 – Sep 3

IN-PERSON at the DNA Learning Center NYC, Brooklyn

June 28 – July 2
July 6 – 9*
July 12 – 16
July 19 – 23
July 26 – 30
August 2 – 6
August 9 – 13
August 16 – 20
August 23 – 27
Aug 30 – Sep 3

VIRTUAL Live Instruction Camps

Virtual Live Camps (excluding BioCoding) are offered twice each week they are scheduled; students attend either morning or afternoon sections, not both.

Morning Sections

Morning Virtual Live Camps begin at 9:30 am EDT

 
 
 
Fun with DNA 9:30-12:00
 
Fun with DNA 9:30-12:00
 
 
 
 
Genome Science
9:30-12:00
DNA Barcoding
9:30-12:00
 

Afternoon Sections

Afternoon Virtual Live Camps begin at 1:00 pm EDT

 
 
 
 
Fun with DNA 1:00-3:30
 
Fun with DNA 1:00-3:30
 
 
 
 
 
June 28 – July 2
July 6 – 9*
July 12 – 16
July 19 – 23
July 26 – 30
August 2 – 6
August 9 – 13
August 16 – 20
August 23 – 27
Aug 30 – Sep 3

*July 5 to July 9: Camps in this week are four days due to the Independence Day holiday; there will be no class on Monday, July 5th.

A limited number of scholarships are available upon request to those who provide documentation and qualify. Learn more on the FAQ/Policies page under Payment.

All Camps

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Fun with DNA

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Entry-level course in DNA science; entering grades 6–7

World of Enzymes

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Intro to enzymes in molecular biology and industry; entering grade 8 & Fun alumni entering grade 7

Green Genes

In-Person

Clone a gene and make a fluorescent protein; entering grade 9 & World alumni entering grade 8

Forensic Detectives

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Intro to conventional forensic science; entering grades 9–10

DNA Science

In-Person

A course on lab techniques of recombinant DNA technology and gene cloning; entering grades 10–12

DNA Barcoding

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity; entering grades 10–12

BioCoding

In-Person | Virtual Live

Intro to programming and bioinformatics; entering grades 11–12

Genome Science

In-Person | Virtual Live | On-Demand

Analyze the genetic complement of several organisms; entering grades 11–12 with advanced coursework or camp

Sequence a Genome

In-Person

Generate composite sequences of mitochondrial genomes; entering grades 11–12 with advanced coursework & camp

STARS STEM Program

In-Person

Two-week summer research experience for minority students; entering grades 10–12