Materials Camp

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APPLY TODAY! Student Application

College bound? Unsure of a major?

Apply today for a fun summer camp experience in Materials Science and Engineering.

ASM Materials Camp® – Lehigh Valley

July 10-14, 2023 Lehigh University, Whitaker Lab, Bethlehem, PA

Apply by April 30, 2023!

Hands-on lab activities – Guest speakers from academia and industry – No charge for students selected* to participate! Free daily transportation to and from Lehigh University for Reading area students!

ASM International is a non-profit professional society. Its mission is “to benefit the materials community by providing scientific, engineering and technical knowledge and professional development.” The goal of the ASM Materials Education Foundation, a part of ASM International, is “To Excite Young People in Materials Science and Engineering.”

*Selection is competitive. Apply today!

We are now accepting virtual submission of applications as well as mail-in submissions. See the application document for details.

MatCamp Students 2023 Flyer and Application

Are you a math, science or technology teacher? We have opportunities for you too!

ACT 48 Credits are available, details will be provided to applicants.

ASM Materials Camp® For Teachers- Lehigh Valley

2023 date will be announced soon – Lehigh University, Whitaker Lab, Bethlehem, PA

The camp is a one-week workshop giving examples of low cost / no cost, simple labs and experiments using everyday materials that can be integrated into existing lesson plans. These lessons allow for exposure of entire classrooms to the principals of Materials Science and Engineering. This camp is free of cost and includes lunches and supplies, although transportation costs are the responsibility of the attendees. This is a full day (8:00 to 5:00 PM) 5-day long workshop. Primary faculty are two experienced high school “Master Teachers” who have taught materials science courses for many years and helped develop this innovative approach to hands-on learning of applied science principles. Our goal is to engage and excite young people in science and math! Fill out the application at this link and put Lehigh Valley, PA as your preferred location!