Princeton Splash
Welcome to Princeton Splash, a student-run organization at Princeton University


Princeton Splash is a program that brings together high school and university students for a day of learning and exploration. Our next Splash will be on April 29, 2017.

Information for Students and Parents

Timing

Registration opens at 9:00am on Saturday morning. Note: there may be delays in the morning! If you have are enrolled in a 10:00am class, arrive as early as possible so that you finish check-in and make it to your class on time.

Getting to Splash

  • Location: Check-in will take place at the Carl A. Fields Center, located at 58 Prospect Avenue, Princeton NJ. The Fields Center will also serve as Splash Headquarters throughout the day.
  • Drop-off/Pick-up: Due to another event, Prospect Avenue will be closed from 12 noon to 6pm. If you plan on being picked up or dropped off during that time, you will need to arrive via Olden Avenue (the Fields Center is on the corner of Olden and Prospect).
  • Parking:Visitors may park in most of the University's numbered parking lots, and we recommend parking in Lots 25, 4, 5, and 10. A map with visitor parking lots may be found here

What to bring

  • Payments are made during check-in on Saturday morning. We accept either cash or checks (no credit cards). Checks should be made payable to the Trustees of Princeton University.
  • Waivers must be printed and filled out when you arrive. We will collect them during check-in. You can download the waiver here.
  • Supplies: we recommend bringing a notebook and pens/pencils if you want to take notes. Some of your teachers may have emailed you asking to bring supplies for that particular class.

Lunch

If you preordered lunch from Splash, it will be available from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Fields Center (the same place as check-in).


Program Vitals

What: Short classes taught by Princeton students on a variety of topics

When: Saturday April 29th, 10:00am-5:00pm

Who: Students in grades 9-12

Cost: $10 for the full day of classes (financial aid is available). Lunch and T-shirts will be available for purchase.

Where: Princeton's campus. Check in at Carl A. Fields Center, 58 Prospect St.

Teachers

Check out last year's course catalog here and click the Teach button up top to get to the teacher page.

Students

Class registration begins on March 30. For now, you can create a student account here and check out courses from past years here and here. Some example courses from previous years include:

  • Molecular Gastronomy: The Science of Food!
  • Codes and Cryptography
  • Improv Comedy 101
  • Crash Course in Neuroscience--Why Study the Brain?
  • The Ethics of Biological Immortality
  • SET Theory

Note to Parents:

Splash is an enrichment program for high schoolers. In order to provide an optimal learning environment for the students, we ask that parents do not attend classes with their children. However, a list of on-campus activities will be available to visiting parents on the day of the event.

Contact Us!

If you have any questions, please email us at princeton.esp.director@gmail.org.