July 20, 2019 – July 27, 2019
Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp is a one-week program broadly introducing students to statistics through a sports lens. Hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), the Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp welcomes talented high school sophomores, juniors and seniors intrigued by statistics. Students applying to this program should have strong math skills and an interest in sports.
Wharton professor Adi Wyner in conjunction with PhD students will teach the program. The summer experience serves as an entrée into the sports statistics world as it is not heavily focused on computing but rather the fundamental principals of sports statistics. This program is a thorough investigation of and an introduction to statistics and computing in the context of sports.
Living and working with students from the USA and around the world, you will gain a unique perspective on college life. Participants live in Penn’s famous Quad in the University City District; walking distance from dozens of restaurants, shops, recreational facilities and entertainment venues. After class, you can enjoy your choice of on and off-campus activities organized by our staff. Residential life is managed by Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs, a leading creator of world-class summer education experiences.