An astronomy program that emphasizes hands-on learning, the camp has students operate research telescopes, keep nighttime hours, interact with scientists and interpret their own observations. Facilities at the Mount Lemmon site include several telescopes and direct imaging, solar imaging and spectroscopy equipment. Applicants need not possess any prior knowledge of astronomy.
|Name||University of Arizona Astronomy Camp|
|Program Focuses & Features||Astronomy, Aviation/Aerospace, Environmental Science, Geology, Hiking|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||7-12|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 13-18|
|Director||Don McCarthy, Director|
|Residential Fee||$600-975, 1 week.|
|Dates & Sessions||2 sessions, 1 week long|