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PARI STEM and Space Exploration Summer Camps
Rosman, North Carolina

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828-862-5554
camps[AT]pari.edu
1 Pari Dr
Rosman, North Carolina 28772

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC 28772

CAMPER AGES: 11 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Space is a frontier that sparks imagination and curiosity to discover and understand. It invokes the same spirit that drove ancient peoples to sail into the unknown and pioneers to set out across continents. To reach into space requires tenacity and grit, bringing together people from diverse backgrounds who’ve studied, experimented, and pushed humanity’s abilities forward again and again. The summer of 2022 will begin PARI’s twenty-first summer camp season. It brings camp programs where campers explore the ways that researchers delve the depths of our universe to make new discoveries, and the challenges that humans face when leaving the Earth to explore the Moon, Mars, and beyond.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Building Rockets, Astronomy, Telescopes , Engineering, Astrophysics, Biology, Orbital Mechanics, Aerospace Engineering

CAMP LOCATION: The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute ( PARI ) is located 13.4 miles south of the Beech Gap entrance of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Our 200+ acre campus is nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest. Please visit our website for photo's of our beautiful Campus.

CAMP FACILITIES: PARI offers a state-of-the-art research building with optical and radio telescopes, various earth science instruments and the Astronomical Photographic Data Archive. PARI is used by thousands of researchers, educators and students who have benefited from our programs. Outside, our campus is dotted with four massive radio telescopes, including “Smiley” (a visitor favorite) and has become special attractions of travelers to the region.

Our spacious cabins include four rooms centered around a common area. Each room contains bunk beds, desks, and dressers and can sleep up to six occupants. Each room has private restroom facilities.

PARI’s Dinning Hall serves up delicious and nutritious meals for large groups of guests and campers, including those with special dietary restrictions.

Have a blast with fellow campers through STEM challenges, field trips, games, and more! (river tubing, hiking, campfires, swimming at waterfalls, and rocketry competitions, to name a few)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Above & Beyond Camp:
-Models the research process followed by professionals in space science!
Our signature and most academically intensive camp explores the universe through astronomy, physics, and astrobiology. Use real research-grade instruments and data to investigate objects like super-nova remnants and distant star clusters. One small step as a space explorer, one giant step in launching your career in space.

Mission Control Camp: Martian Frontier
-Do you have what it takes to plan a mission to another planet?
Gain confidence, learn space science, and strive to make it to Mars in this combination role-play—academic camp. The wide variety of topics makes this camp a good fit for a range of interests. You’ll tackle challenges in space craft and habitat design, astronaut health and well-being, and capturing public interest while swaying others to support your plan.

Clemson & PARI Summer Camps

Milky Way Trailblazers:
-Map the Milky Way and plot a path for future explorers!
Discover how to chart the distribution of hydrogen gas and its movement in our home galaxy as a galactic cartographer. You’ll use giant NASA built radio telescopes to uncover data that can’t be captured any other way. This camp is part of a partnership with Clemson University and includes a field trip to their astronomy research labs.

Space Cadets:
-Prepare for Space Exploration – Experience what it takes to travel beyond Earth. From space food and meteorites to rockets and invisible space rainbows, this camp will take you out of this world. This camp is part of a partnership with Clemson University and includes a field trip to see exciting work in astronomy.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships may be available for families with financial need. Email - camps[AT]pari.edu for more information.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Campers from every state and beyond are welcome at PARI.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

PARI 2022 Summer Camps:

Above & Beyond
7/3 - 7/15
Grades 6th - 12th
$3960.00

Martian Frontier
6/12 - 6/24
Grades 6th - 12th
$3960.00

PARI/Clemson Camp:

Space Cadets
6/26 - 7/2
Ages 11 - 14
$1700.00

Milky Way Trailblazers
7/17 - 7/30
Ages 14 - 17
$3960.00

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are looking for candidates who are interested in taking on two roles:
Part of the summer will consist of hands-on education, research, and recreational activities with campers and becoming a role model and guide for their exploration of STEM and space science.

These counselors will also have the opportunity to plan their own research or project while taking advantage of PARI facilities, instruments and the support of its staff. Go to the link below for more information and applications.

Our Camp Website Link: www.pari.edu


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