Camp Tiger - Scholarships and Free Camps

Scholarships

Thanks to generous foundation support and with the intent of minimizing barriers to participation, Camp Tiger is able to offer full scholarships for qualified campers. Free bus transportation between the City of Rochester (40 Franklin St.) and RIT is also available. To be considered for a camp scholarship, please check the box in your child’s camp registration form under the Payment section.

The Bosch Community Fund provides scholarships for middle and high school students from underserved groups to participate in Camp Tiger‘s STEM programs. Funding is also provided through a gift from the Lansman Development Corporation to support youth to attend Camp Tiger.

Limited scholarships are provided by the American Association of University Women, Fairport Area Branch, for rising 8th-grade girls to the SMASH Experience for Girls. They must reside in the towns of Fairport, Penfield, or Pittsford.

Free Camps

Camp Tiger 2024 is proud to partner with RIT faculty and programs to be able to offer FREE high-quality camp experiences. Funding from grants and community organizations are used to support this effort. Campers must apply for FREE one-week workshops using the link(s) below. Campers will be notified of their application status (accept/waitlist/deny) within 5 business days of submission.

ELIGIBILITY: Campers must complete the application, meet eligibility requirements (specified by funder), and be able to attend the full workshop. Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Spaces in the FREE workshops are limited.

July 8 - 12

SMASH: Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-On Experience for Girls (Grade 8)

Notes: Camp runs from 8:30 am-4pm daily with a symposium that is open to families on Friday,
4-4:30pm. 

Eligibility: While open to all eligible participants regardless of gender, female-identifying and gender-minority-identifying students are encouraged to register.

Funding Source: 
Scholarships are offered for underserved and underrepresented youth through several funders. The American Association of University Women, Fairport Area Branch sponsors 3 scholarships for rising 8th-grade girls residing in either Fairport, Penfield, or Pittsford. 

Website:
https://www.rit.edu/castle/smash

Register

 

July 15 - 19

GenCyber (Grades 9-12)

Notes: Camp runs from 8:30 am-4pm daily

Eligibility: While open to all eligible participants regardless of gender, Female-identifying and gender-minorityidentifying students are encouraged to register.

Funding Source: National Security Agency (NSA)

Website:
https://gencyber.rit.edu/

Register

July 22nd-26th; or            July 29th-August 2nd

AT&T Junior Game Development Camp (ages 9-12)

Notes: Camp runs from 9 am-3pm daily. Youth may only attend one week of camp.

Eligibility: This camp is only offered for underserved youth, ages 9-12.

Funding Source: AT&T

Register for the Week of July 22nd-26th

Register for the Week of July 29th-August 2nd