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GEMS Contact:

Ms. Michaile Rainey
Advancing Women in Engineering
Phone: 215-573-6487


Penn GEMS is no longer taking applications for Summer 2017.

GEMS 2017 Dates:  July 24 to July 28, 2017

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


Download a copy of the GEMS 2017 brochure here

If you would like to join our mailing list to get notified about the 2017 program, sign up here.

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