PARI - Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute | Kids Out and About Atlanta

PARI - Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute

1 PARI Drive
Rosman , NC , 28772
Phone: 828.862.5554
35° 12' 2.934" N, 82° 52' 19.4232" W
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Summer STEM Camps: Nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a former historic NASA facility, experience how NASA tracks and communicates with satellites; maps and studies orbital objects; learns about deep space; studies and photographs our universe and beyond.
Our STEM camps astronomy, science, and space provide an array of learning experiences – from astronomy, physics and astrobiology (with the same equipment once used by NASA), to simulating space missions that teach leadership, teamwork, and STEM principles. Or you may choose an experience in robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence (AI); cryptography and secret messages; computational thinking; 3D design/printing and more.
Recreational and Fun Activities – exploring the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge mountains.  May include day trips, such as hiking and picnicking, visits to waterfalls and swimming, tubing (with professional outfitters), introduction to rock climbing & rappelling (safety always paramount), activities with other local camps, visits to special places and events, and entertainment by musicians and artists.
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