Jumpstart your brain before the school year begins with the Summer Science Institute—a one-week experience for high school students to explore AMNH! Participants in the Summer Science Institute will learn about the astronomy and planetary sciences on display in the exhibit halls through interactive, hands-on activities and experiments. Come join us for a week of the science of space, visit the Museum’s special exhibitions, and close out your summer with SCIENCE!

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 2016

10 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: Free
Application required: Applications open June 1st through June 26th.



New York City high school students who will be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) in the 2016-2017 school year are eligible to apply. Participants must live in OR go to school or be homeschooled within the five boroughs of New York City.




The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of

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