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Planetary Boot Camp

Part of Courses for Teens

High School Summer Science Institute

Jumpstart your brain before the school year starts with Planetary Bootcamp—a one-week experience for high school students to explore Earth Science at the Museum! Work with science experts and get familiar with the amazing specimens in the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth. Through fun activities and exhibit investigations, discover how rocks tell stories about our changing planet. Learn geology, meet other teens, and close out the summer with science!

Dates: 8/12/19 - 8/16/19

Time: 10am-2pm

Lunch is included! 



New York City high school students who will be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) in the 2019-2020 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.