Hobart and William Smith Colleges—Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute

 

Overview

Conducted by Hobart and William Smith faculty on the joint college campus in the Finger Lakes region, this college-level, interdisciplinary program serves as an introduction to various environmental issues and perspectives on nature and the environment for rising high school juniors and seniors. The program features work in the field, in laboratories and in classrooms as it directs students in the examination of scientific, social and humanistic perspectives in regard to environmental issues. Pupils also engage in studies on Seneca Lake aboard a 65-foot research vessel, and ESSYI schedules a four-day Adirondack camping and research trip.

General Info

Name Hobart and William Smith Colleges—Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute
Location Geneva, NY
Year-round Contacts 315-781-4401
Program Focuses & Features Canoeing, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Geology, Hiking, Marine Biology/Studies, Mountain Trips, Photography, Swimming
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Jim MaKinster, Director
Residential Fee $2400, 2 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 1992
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 2 weeks long

Contact

Jim MaKinster, Director
315-781-4401