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

*(formerly Summer Science Institute)

Application Closed

Dates: 8/14- 8/18

Time: 10am-3pm



New York City high school students who will be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) in the 2017-2018 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.




Support for Youth Initiatives is provided by The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation.