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S.T.A.R. Academy

S.T.A.R. Academy (Students That Are Ready)

S.T.A.R. Academy is an early intervention program designed to enrich and enhance the academic performance of economically and academically disadvantaged and/or at-risk students from the Lehigh Valley. S.T.A.R. Academy serves as a comprehensive school-university-business-parent partnership initiative.

S.T.A.R. Academy Summer Camp

The 2015 Summer Camp will be held during 3 weeks in July at Lehigh University. The camp will be held for high school students who are enrolled in the Bethlehem Area School District. During the three one week camps students will have academic sessions focusing on chemistry, biology, physics, creative writing, etc. Enrichment programs will consist of a gym night, field trips to Lost River Caverns, and a local theater. Campers will interact with first-year students, upperclassmen, and international students.

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Academic Sessions

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science

Enrichment Sessions

  • Orientation - Family Info Session

  • Library - Resources At Linderman Library

  • Admissions - Will I Get In To College?

  • Financial Aid - How Do I Pay for College?

  • Residence Life - Life On-Campus

  • Healthy Eating - Healthy Choices In The Dining Hall

  • Ropes Course - Challenge By Choice - Low Course

  • Gym Night - Games In The Gym


  • Lost River Caverns  

  • Revolutions  

  • Touchstone Theater   

  • Bethlehem Steel

  • Cultural Collaborations


All students must be nominated by a BASD employee. Full availability is required, no partial weeks. Transportation to and from camp is not provided.