CAMP ABOVE & BEYOND

CAMP ABOVE & BEYOND

Above and Beyond is an in-depth, two-week co-ed camp 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.

 

ABOVE & BEYOND CAMP OBJECTIVES

  • Learning and applying the fundamental concepts of astrophysics

  • Independent and group research projects

  • Hands-on instrument (radio and optical) training and understanding their purpose as they relate to the fields of physics, astronomy, and astrobiology

  • Develop research methodology through planning and implementation

  • Analyze data consistently with prior research

  • Formulate conclusions of the nature of celestial objects using scientific data

  • Curriculum parallels college-level courses working with the same instruments and resources available to researchers who work with the Learning Center

  • Special guest speakers

  • Recreational activities, including visiting local waterfalls, swimming holes and hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Lodging and all meals at the Learning Center campus

SCHEDULE:
Above & Beyond is available to students grades 9th – 12th, 
as a two-week residential camp.

DATES:
CO-ED CAMP
6/16/2019 – 6/28/2019
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PRICE: $3,420.00