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Summer SAVY 2019

Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young

SAVY courses* are designed for students in rising 1st through 6th grade. For more information about the SAVY program, including eligibility and the application process, visit our How to Apply page.

For current availability*, please see the grid below. Courses printed in red are full and not accepting applications for the waitlist. Courses printed in blue are full but still accepting applications for the waitlist. Courses printed in gold have limited availability but spaces are available. Courses printed in green are available. Please contact the PTY office at 615-322-8261 if you have questions about the length of a specific waitlist.

Rising 1st/2nd
Rising 3rd/4th
Rising 5th/6th
Session 1
June 10-14
Forensic Science
Playing with Words
Chemical Spill
Tremendous Transformations in Writing
Archaeology 101
Theory, Criticism, & the Force
Nuclear Science and Energy
Puzzles and Problem Solving
Session 2
June 17-21
Animal Adaptations
Environmental Explorations
Culinary Chemistry
Programming and Robotics
Ecological Expedition
Psychology in Action
Stories and the Structure of the Universe
Session 3
June 24-28
Beyond the Pyramids
Data Discoverers
Stories Galore!
The One to Beat
Studying the Mind
Powerful Programming
Archetypes in Literature
Session 4
July 8-12
Intro to Coding and Robotics
Creative Contraptions
Fractions at Work
Circuitry, Systems, & Design
Journey Through Time
Puzzles and Problem Solving
Unpacking the Magic of Harry Potter
Session 5
July 15-19
Witty Wordplay
Wind and Wings
Makings of America
Dabbling with DNA
Solving for the Unknown
Math and Music
Dynamic Coasts
Session 6
July 22-26
Games Galore!
Matter Mysteries
The Great Debate
Biology of the Brain
Artistic Programming
Stellar Astronomy
The Power of Poetry

*As of 5/17/2019

Career Connections at SAVY

Career Connections courses are designed for students in rising 7th grade.

What is Career Connections? Visit the Career Connections information page to learn more!

For current availability**, please see the grid below. Courses printed in red are full and not accepting applications for the waitlist. Courses printed in blue are full but still accepting applications for the waitlist. Courses printed in gold have limited availability. Courses printed in green are available.

Session 4: July 8-12
Session 5: July 15-19
Session 6: July 22-26
Rising 7th Grade
Aerospace Engineering
Strength & Structure of Engineering Materials
Behavioral Economics
Science & Ethics of Genome Editing

**As of 5/17/2019