Spark

Spark 2018 will be happening on March 17 and 18. Registration is now completely closed! If you registered for Spark, we will be sending out important emails with logistical information soon. Remember, you can still pay with cash or check when you arrive!
In 9th–12th grade? Read about Splash instead! Head over to our Splash page to learn more. Spark is only for 7–8th graders only, and Splash is for 9–12th graders.
Looking for teacher registration? Head to the Spark teacher page.

Program Vitals

What: Take a bunch of short classes on a huge variety of cool topics. This year's class catalog will be published when registration opens. If you would like an idea of what classes might look like, this year's class catalog can be found here: 2018 Spark Catalog.
When: Spark takes place each Spring in mid-March. For 2018, this will be March 17 and 18. For 2019, this will be March 16 and 17.
Who: Students in grades 7–8.
Cost: $40 (includes 2 days of classes and lunch on both days). As always, generous financial aid is available. We do not provide housing for students coming from out of town, but they can consult our list of hotels nearby.
Where: On the MIT campus.

General Information about Spark

Spark is a one-weekend program designed to give our students the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects. MIT students and community members teach a variety of classes, from urban orienteering to mathematics to Chinese brush painting and everything in between!

For more information, please check out our FAQs. If you still have questions, please email us at spark@mit.edu.

Financial aid is available for all of our programs based on need. You can apply for financial aid when registering for Spark.

Details

You can read more about the program details, including information regarding the registration and check-in process.



Last modified on March 12, 2018 at 11:52 p.m.