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.
|Name||Hobart and William Smith Colleges—Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute|
|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|
|Director||Jim MaKinster, Director|
|Residential Fee||$2400, 2 weeks. College credit.|
|Dates & Sessions||1 session, 2 weeks long|