Astronomy Camps in 2024
The dates for the year 2024 Astronomy Camps are as follows.
  • Limited openings are now available! If interested, please email Dr. McCarthy.
  • Click on the type of Camp for descriptive information about the traditional opportunity.
Astronomy Camp does not presume, or require, a background in astronomy. Each Camp is available to interested people from around the world and does not require a previous connection with The University of Arizona.

APPLICATION MATERIALS CAMP DESCRIPTION STATUS HIGHLIGHTS
May 16-19 Adult Camp
opens Nov Mt. Lemmon Observatory - Operate 61" telescope; eyepiece viewing; solar & Electronic Imaging
June 13-19 Beginning Teen opening soon Mt. Lemmon Observatory - Introductory coverage of astronomy, engineering, & physical science; operate 12, 24, 32-inch telescopes; observe with the 61" Kuiper telescope.
June 22-30 Advanced Teen opening soon Mt. Lemmon Observatory - Quantitative observing projects with 12, 24, 32-inch telescopes, 61-inch, radio telescopes.
Requires either Algebra II or Geometry.
Oct (TBD) Adult Camp
TBD Mt. Lemmon Observatory - Operate 61" telescope; eyepiece viewing; solar & Electronic Imaging

Table updated on Nov 23, 2023.