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

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
Contact name: 
Chelena Blythe
Seasons in which we offer activities (select "All seasons" for all): 
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PARI's Summer STEM Camps are nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a historic, former NASA facility. Campers can use NASA-built instruments to study celestial objects, map and image nebulae, supernova remnants, or your favorite Messier Object, and delve into the mysteries of our universe. When Camps are not in session, PARI holds stargazing events through the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Please check our Events/Calenar page for more information.
Our STEM and Space Science camps provide an array of learning experiences. Research based camps focus on astronomy, physics, and astrobiology and model the processes used by real scientists and professionals in their fields. We guide you on a path to discovery of exciting and unique objects and phenomena. Mission Control and simulation camps present teams with the many pieces required to get humans to space. Your team may take on engineering challenges to design a spacecraft, or plan for the health, nutrition, safety, and well-being of your astronauts. Or, you might handle communications, public relations, and politics surrounding your missions. Other teams will set science mission goals and determine the astronauts to send.
Beyond the classroom, campers will explore the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Pisgah National Forest. Mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, and tubing down the river are all on the agenda.  PARI camps take advantage of the awe-inspiring landscape that surrounds us. You'll also take in some of what makes the mountains of North Carolina unique with local field trips and cultural activities.
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1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC, 28772
United States



PARI’s Summer STEM And Space Camp's

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