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S.T.A.R. Academy

Summer 2016 Camp Registration is closed!


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 2016 Summer Camp will be held in June 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 may 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 (Subject to Change)

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science

Enrichment Sessions (Subject to Change)

  • 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

Trips/Excursions (Subject to Change)

  • Blue Mountain Aerial Park

  • Revolutions  

  • Wildlands Conservancy

  • Gym Night

  • Zoellner Art Center


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

Application - The Summer 2016 Application is Now Closed!

  • Week 1 - June 13 -16
  • Week 2: June 20 - 23
  • Week 3:  June 27 - 30