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Summer Astronomy Programs and Astronomy Camps - New York / New York State

Astronomy Camp  |  Pre-College STEM Institute Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Environmental Studies & Sciences

Alfred, NY - Alfred University
Astronomy Camp

The Alfred University Astronomy Camp is designed for high school students entering their junior or senior year who love astronomy and are interested in pursuing an education in the physical sciences or math. The camp is conducted at the Stull Observatory on the Alfred University Campus. The program is staffed by faculty of the Alfred University physics department. The camp covers topics like: astronomical basics, variable star photometry, asteroid astrometry and photometry, astronomical imaging of nebulae, clusters, and galaxies, observation and analysis of solar activity, imaging and analysis of solar system objects, lunar and planetary science, asteroids, solar flares, stellar evolution, CCD imaging, galactic structure, cosmology and spectroscopy.
When not in classes, students enjoy planned recreational activities which may include indoor and outdoor games, movies, hiking, social gatherings at a local coffee house as well as a farewell party on the last night. Living, dining and learning together, students have ample opportunity to get to know each other and develop lasting friendships.

Program Information:
This is a coed, residential camp for students entering grades 11-12.
Dates: July 22-28, 2018
Cost: $910 covers tuition, housing, food, supervision, activities & program materials
Application deadline: May 1, 2018

Office of Summer Programs
Alfred University
Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Telephone:   (607) 871-2612
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Alfred, N.Y.
Ithaca, NY - Ithaca College
Pre-College STEM Institute
Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Environmental Studies & Sciences

The Pre-College STEM Institute is a two-week, residential program that provides high school age students with the ability to work hands-on with Ithaca College faculty and IC undergraduate students while assisting with ongoing lab and field research in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, and Environmental Studies and Sciences. STEM Institute students earn 1.0 credit of undergraduate research from Ithaca College.
Students live in an Ithaca College residence hall and are provided with a full meal plan as part of the program costs. A full schedule of STEM lectures, panel discussions and social activities in the evenings and on weekends is part of the STEM Institute curriculum.

Program Information:
July 8 - July 20, 2018
Eligibility: Current high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are encouraged to apply to the summer college program.
Current seniors who plan to attend college to pursue a STEM field are also welcome to apply.
Precollege STEM Institute tuition, room and board: $3,080
Please click on website below for further information.

Precollege STEM Institute
Ithaca College
Office of International and Extended Studies
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone:   (607) 274-3143
Fax:   (607) 924-6272

Ithaca, N.Y.



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