Check out the 2023 summer residential camp options!

Biotechnology and Public Health – Summer Scholars
Rising 9th-12th grade
June 18-23 / July 16-21 / July 23-28
Cost: $1,200

  • Analyze DNA and correlate the results with how certain foods taste
  • Analyze family histories and genetics for opioid dependency
  • Investigate the need for clean drinking water
  • Learn about immunity, vaccine production, antibody tests, and antibiotic resistance
  • Discover how injury and disease can wreak havoc on our brains
  • Transform bacteria and discuss CRISPR technology
  • Tour research labs, learn from guest speakers, and participate in design challenges

Please Register on Summer Scholars Website

Secrets of a Spy Station – Clemson Camp at PARI
Date: June 25 – 30
Cost: $1,700

  • Apply Math skills in creative ways to form and decipher secret messages.
  • Learn to recognize patterns in the English language and how to use them to break codes.
  • Participate in challenges to crack messages written by other campers.
  • Discover cutting-edge techniques that keep the internet safe.
  • Explore the history of cryptography and how it has been used throughout time.
  • Campers will use radio communications dishes built by NASA to see how data is sent and received by satellites orbiting Earth.
  • Be immersed in a site that was once a top-secret base to spy on the satellite communications of others.
  • PARI’s emphasis on community and teamwork enables campers to establish friendships that last a lifetime. Many campers from this program return as interns and counselors.
  • Campers will participate in fun and engaging recreational activities built to encourage social comradery and confidence while exploring the spectacular Pisgah Forest and Blue Ridge Mountain region.

Please Register on PARI’s Website 

Milky Way Trailblazers – Clemson Camp at PARI
Date: July 16 – 27
Cost: $3,960

  • Investigate the composition & motion of our galaxy with giant radio telescopes
  • Create images with radio data to plot a path through the Milky Way for future explorers
  • Collaborate with fellow cartographers to complete your trailblazing mission
  • Conduct individual research on techniques used to communicate with space mission
    – Propose your own communication techniques for future missions
  • Build a rocket, blast it off, observe, learn, repeat. Engage in team competitions for the highest, most powerful rockets with the biggest boom
  • How do you move when you have no fuel? You build a mass driver
    – Team investigations to explore variables that impact accuracy, force, and destructive power of projectiles
  • Design and test safe landing crafts for future space missions

Please Register on PARI’s Website 

2023 Summer Residential Camp Schedule

Month Week Summer Scholars Clemson PARI
June 18-23 Biotechnology & Public Health
25-30 Secrets of a Spy Station
July 16-21 Biotechnology & Public Health  

Milky Way Trailblazers

23-28  Biotechnology & Public Health