Unleash your curiousity of the unknown when you retreat to a dark sky oasis where the stars are innumerable and beckon overhead. Let the magnificence of space overwhelm you as you discover the mysteries that still confound scientists, it just might drive you to become tomorrow's astronauts, physicists, and engineers.
Come learn how different telescopes work, and use them and real data to explore space just like professional scientists do. Or learn how crucial computer science is to space exploration when you dive into cryptography and satellite communications. If mission control calls to you, come plan your own mission to another planet, your trajectory, crew and rocket at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute's Space Exploration Camps.
PARI Space Exploration Camps is a unique site, rich in space science history, and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, where an abundance of adventures await. From tubing to waterfall swimming and roller skating, there are fun, refreshing activities for everyone.
Partnering with PARI to host some of these camps is Clemson University for our 3rd year in a row! This partnership has expanded the reach of PARI camps to even more kids nationwide, and include field trips to their campus and the opportunity to learn about their higher learning offerings.
Your Next Adventure Awaits You At PARI!