The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College (SSA) is a summer camp for science-oriented high school students, offering a variety of courses in each session. All campers receive a $40,000 scholarship guaranteed to McDaniel! Get scholarship details...

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Brief History

In 2005, Dr. Brian Wladkowski and Dr. Jeffrey Marx founded a summer camp at McDaniel College for science-oriented high school students. Initially, the topic was Forensic Science. Over the years, enrollment in the camp has grown and the camp has evolved into its current form. The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College now offers five different science courses, spread out over multiple sessions.