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Lowell Observatory Kids Camp.

Lowell Observatory is pleased to offer our third Kids Camp during the summer of 2014. These activity-based, week-long day camps meet Monday through Friday from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M., with graduation and family activities on Friday evening.

OVERVIEW
The camps will be repeated throughout the summer so you can choose a date that best fits your schedule. Students will be divided into three separate groups based on grade level child will enter in fall 2014 (1st/2nd/3rd, 4th/5th, 6th/7th). Each of these groups will be limited to 16 kids.

CAMP DATES  
Dates Hours
June 16th-20th; (1st/2nd/3rd) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
June 23rd-27th; (4th/5th) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
June 23rd-27th; (6th/7th) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
July 14th-18th; (4th/5th) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
July 14th-18th; (6th/7th) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.
July 21st-25th; (1st/2nd/3rd) 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.

TOPICS
1st/2nd/3rd: Exploring The Moon
4th/5th: Discovering the Sun
6th/7th: Lighting our Way: Using Light to Learn About the Universe

CURRICULUM
The camps will cover all aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). Each camp will include a week long STEAM project that will greatly enhance campers competence in these areas. The camps will be filled with hands-on science activities and investigations. Campers will also have the opportunity to collect data with a telescope and will learn how to analyze the data and draw conclusions.

COST
The cost per student is $200. Friends of Lowell get $25 off; you can sign up to become a member today and apply the discount.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate financial need (see income guidelines below). Need is based on the 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines. Students from families that demonstrate such need are eligible for one (1) scholarship per summer. Please note that scholarships are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Full-scholarship Income Qualifications
(200% of Federal Poverty Levels)
 
Persons in Family/Household Household Income
2 $31,460
3 $39,580
4 $47,700
5 $55,820
6 $63,940
7 $72,060
Half-scholarship Income Qualifications
(250% of Federal Poverty Levels)
 
Persons in Family/Household Household Income
2 $39,325
3 $49,475
4 $59,625
5 $69,775
6 $79,925
7 $90,075

CONTACT INFORMATION
Jamie Money
Lowell Observatory
1400 W Mars Hill Rd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 856-9484
jamie.money@lowell.edu

 Registration

Make reservations here.

 Scholarhip Application

Please send completed scholarship application form to Jamie Money:

email:
jamie.money@lowell.edu

U.S. Mail:
Lowell Observatory
c/o Jamie Money
1400 W Mars Hill Rd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Lowell Observatory Kids Camp