Pipeline Summer Camp Programs

Math Science Computer Camp

Program Information

We are doing the residential camp this summer, but will move the camps online if necessary.


This program is designed to expose students from underrepresented groups to science, math, and computers in fun and innovative ways. While specially designed for students of color and girls, all students are welcome to participate.

Program Activities

This is a 5-day residential program featuring exercises involving computers, mathematics, and science. This camp will have new programing with in-class and outside activities throughout the day focusing on Math, Science and Computers.


Students currently in 3rd through the 8th grades. No previous experience with computers or science is required. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria

  1. Priority given to members of groups underrepresented in science fields
  2. Willingness to learn and cooperate
  3. Students in 3rd-8th grades as of September 2023
  4. The program will seek ethnic, gender, regional, and social diversity among participants.
  5. Timeliness of application
  6. Teacher Recommendation
Please note that not all applicants may be accepted because of a limited number of positions.


All students applying to this program must pay a $10.00 non-refundable application fee. Tuition fees, ranging from $0 to $300.00, are calculated using a sliding scale based on family income. Financial assistance is available: For financial aid consideration, a copy of tax return (Form 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return 2020 or 2021), which shows the adjusted gross income figure, is required for income verification. Some students may qualify for Minnesota summer scholarships.  If the applicant qualifies for Free/Reduced Lunch, they can submit the documentation verifying eligibility in lieu of the tax return. Total cost per student is $1,000.00.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Tuition fees are due with return of acceptance form. Refunds of the tuition fees will be given only if cancellations are made two weeks prior to program date.

For More Information

To request an application by mail please call (320) 308-2553 or email precollegeprograms@stcloudstate.edu.

Sponsored by

Pre-College Programs at St. Cloud State University with funding provided by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and St. Cloud State University.

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