Science & Math Summer Academy (SAMSA)

The Center of Excellence for Science is pleased to announce the acceptance of applications for the 2020 Virtual Science & Math Summer Academy (SAMSA)!

SAMSA plans to offer eleven to fifteen-year-old children hands-on activities in their home and virtual field trips to exciting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) places that engage students through informal learning. The academy focuses on fun topics within high-demand careers such as engineering, biotechnology, game design, alternative energy, chemistry, environmental science, and more.

New to Virtual SAMSA we offer the ALEKS math software through our partners at McGraw Hill. The ALEKS program pre-tests students and delivers lessons to address math gaps. Students benefit in our program being fully facilitated by a live teacher.

Requirements for admission consideration:

  • Application
  • Essay


SAMSA will be held July 6th - July 23rd, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday Excellence for Math and Science Southwest Campus of St. Philip’s College.

Apply now!

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Stacie Coy-Mahula
The Center of Excellence for Mathematics and for Sciences
800 Quintana Road San Antonio, TX 78211