Check out the 2022 summer residential camp options!

Biotechnology and Public Health – Summer Scholars
Rising 9th-12th grade
Dates: June 12-18 / July 10-16 / July 24-30
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

Space Cadets – Clemson Camp at PARI
Age:11-14
Date: June 26 – July 2
Cost: $1,700

  • Use spectroscopy to uncover invisible space rainbows
  • Discover what interstellar space smells like
  • Eat and exercise like an astronaut
  • Use giant radio telescopes to make images of the sun & collaborate with fellow space cadets to produce a movie of the sun in radio images
  • Conduct investigations to distinguish real meteorites from imposters (bring the real meteorite home!)
  • Can you build a black hole? Construct a model to simulate gravity
  • Build a rocket, blast it off, observe, learn, repeat. Engage in team competitions for the highest, most powerful rockets with the biggest boom
  • Design & build parachutes to protect marshmallow astronauts from a great fall
  • Build your own robot & lead PARI’s fleet through a Mars-like obstacle course

Please Register on PARI’s Website 

Milky Way Trailblazers – Clemson Camp at PARI
Age: 14-17
Date: July 17 – 30
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 

2022 Summer Residential Camp Schedule

Month Week Summer Scholars Clemson PARI
June 12-18 Biotechnology & Public Health
26-2 Space Cadets
July 10-16 Biotechnology & Public Health
17-22 Milky Way Trailblazers
24-30 Biotechnology & Public Health