Penn GEMS:
Girls in Engineering, Math and Science Camp

GEMS 2015 Dates will be announced in January, applications will open in early February.


Calling all Philadelphia area middle school girls in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade who will be 7th, 8th or 9th graders next year!

Join us for a great week of hands-on science, math, and engineering at Penn! You'll get to participate in hands-on engineering activities such as in Bioengineering, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Graphics and Computing. Please note: GEMS is a day camp only. Overnight accommodations are not available.

  • Discover how engineers change lives
  • Make new friends and learn from Penn students
  • Experience engineering through challenging, hands-on activities with your fellow campers


GEMS 2014 applications are no longer being accepted.

UPDATE 4/25/2014 - Admissions decisions are being made currently and will be sent out on Monday April 28, 2014. Please do not call and ask us for your decision as we are very busy trying to get all of the decisions out at the same time!

Download a copy of the GEMS 2014 brochure here

If you would like to join our mailing list to get notified about the 2015 program, sign up here.

Want to see what we did at GEMS in past years? Check out our videos and pictures!