Summer Science Training Program

About the Summer Science Training Program

The Millersville University College of Science and Technology is pleased to sponsor the 31st Annual Summer Science Training Program (SSTP), which is offered to academically talented students entering grades 8 – 12. SSTP provides students with learning opportunities typically not available at the pre-college level through a wide range of academic disciplines in mathematics and science and a focus on intensive student-teacher interaction, advanced-level learning, research and problem-solving experiences. The University encourages participation by young women, minorities and other under-represented groups. 

Who can attend?

Academically-talented students entering 8 grade through 12 grade in Fall 2018.


Courses cover a wide range of academic disciplines in mathematics, science and technology with an emphasis on cooperative learning and intense personal involvement. The courses are stimulating, challenging, and enjoyable. Topics may include :

  • Computer Science Topics
  • DNA
  • Meteorology
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Sports Medicine and more...

View more potential workshop topics here.

When and where is the program held?

The program includes two tracks that consist of a series of three-hour science and math workshops taught by faculty in the College of Science and Technology. These workshops are open to students entering 8th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. All tracks meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on the following dates: July 10-12 & 17-19. During the final week, the tracks will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, July 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The participants use the fully-equipped labs and classroom facilities in Millersville University’s Science and Technology Complex.

Fees and Registration

A fee of $395 per student will cover supplies and instructional costs. Students are responsible for providing their own lunches. The fee is payable only when the student is accepted into the program.

Registration information can be found here.

  • Contact Information

    Summer Science Training Program
    College of Science and Technology
    Caputo Hall, Millersville University
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville, PA 17551 - 0302

    Phone: 717-871-4292
    Fax: 717-872-3985