Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!
The Learning center at PARI is proud to announce open registration for our 2019 Summer Camp season.
|Above & Beyond||Above and Beyond is an in-depth, two week experience that is designed to immerse high school students in the multi-faceted world of space science and research. Originally designed as a partnership between the Learning Center at PARI and the Duke TIP Field Studies program,
this camp explores the universe through astronomy,
physics, and astrobiology.
|Grades 9-12||Males||two weeks, 6/16/2019 – 6/28/2019||$3,420.00||Register Now!|
|Females||two weeks, 7/14/2019 – 7/26/2019||Register Now!|
|Astro Explorer Camp||Explore, map and 3D print the exact, legendary locations that Neil Armstrong took his “one giant leap for mankind,” and the mammoth Martian volcano Olympus Mons! This Lunar & Planetary Institute recognized camp not only teaches 3D design and printing, but also gives campers the exciting opportunity to explore planetary geology, and tactile communication like Braille by utilizing data from NASA satellites to model the surfaces of the Moon and Mars!
Camp Experience Includes:
|Grades 6-8||Male and Female||one week, 8/4/2019 – 8/9/2019||$995.00||Register Now!|
|Camp Cosmos||Join us for an experience that is truly out of this world! Camp Cosmos explores the universe by taking campers on an exciting journey into planetary science,
rocketry, astronomy, and dark sky observing. Campers will also have the opportunity to conduct research with our historic instruments that NASA astronomers and international scientists utilized to communicate and track both unmanned and manned missions during the “Space Race” and Cold War eras!
Camp Experience Includes:
|Grades 6-8||Males||one week, 6/9/2019 – 6/14/2019||$995.00||Register Now!|
|Females||one week, 7/7/2019 – 7/12/2019||Register Now!|
The Learning Center at PARI Winter 2019 Public Hours
There will be no planetarium shows on Wednesday, January 16th. The planetarium will be traveling at that time.
We invite you to join us for docent-led tours, meteorite exhibits, fluorescent mineral gallery and planetarium shows at our historic, mountaintop campus!
Winter Public HoursBeginning January 5th, 2019
|Wednesdays||First Saturday of each month|
|Gates Open||11:00 am||11:00 am|
|Planetarium Shows||12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm||12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm|
|Docent Guided Tours||1:00 pm and 3:00 pm||1:00 pm and 3:00 pm|
|Additional tours, shows, and activities can be specially arranged on regular public days, or other days of the week.|
Visit our calendar for additional special events and programs!