When not in class, campers enjoy planned activities on campus as well as free time for relaxation. Living, dining and learning together provides campers have ample opportunity to get to know each other well and develop lasting friendships. The emphasis is on having fun and enjoying our beautiful natural surroundings while learning!
The Alfred University Astronomy Camp is a co-ed, overnight summer camp is designed for campers entering grades 11-12 who love astronomy and want to spend time learning more about this fascinating subject with others who share their passion. 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 such as: Observation and Analysis of Solar Activity, Imaging and Lunar/Solar System Studies, Lunar and Planetary Science, Asteroids, Solar Flares, Stellar Evolution, CCD Imaging, Galactic Structure, Special Relativity, Black Holes, Cosmology, Spectroscopy, Observation and Analysis of Solar Activity, Imaging and Lunar/Solar System Studies, Lunar and Planetary, Science, Asteroids, Solar Flares, Stellar Evolution, CCD Imaging, Galactic Structure, Special Relativity, Black Holes, Cosmology, Spectroscopy
This co-ed, overnight camp for campers entering grades 11-12.
July 19 - July 23, 2020
Tuition, Room and Board:
$930; $100.00 deposit required
This covers tuition, supervision, materials, take-home projects, room and board from dinner on the first day through lunch on the last day, and recreational activities. The deposit must be submitted with the application (deadline May 1). Remaining balance is due by June 1, 2020.