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The 2023 B[E]TA program is for:

  • Berkshire County high school students entering 11th or 12th grade in September 2023, or recently graduated.

  • Students that are interested in STEM.

  • Students that can commit to a five-week, half-day summer program that offers a stipend for active participation.


July 10th - August 11th

BETA is an intensive experiential learning program

designed to connect students with local businesses,

explore idea development and business strategies,

and engage in technologies offered at the BIC.

What is B[E]TA?

Hear from former B[E]TA students about the program and what they loved best about the program.

2022 Final Projects

The BETA teams created and presented 3D printed Unnecessry Inventions as their final projects.  Which invention - Bottle Caps, Butta Cutta, Holy Bowly, and Icebandz - did our judges think had the most potential?  View to video to find out.


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Thank you to our sponsors!

Program Underwriters

Community Sponsors