Astronomy Camps in 2021(!)
The dates for the year 2021 Astronomy Camps are as follows.
  • We will be conducting "virtual" experiences that will preserve the Camps' interactive approach and traditions.
  • Openings were offered first to students who were enrolled in 2020, prior to cancellation due to the pandemic.

  • 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.

June 3-9 Beginning Teen 40% full Mt. Lemmon Observatory Introductory coverage of astronomy, engineering, & physical science; operate 12, 24, 32-inch telescopes; observe with the 61" Kuiper telescope.
June 12-19 Advanced Teen 90% full Mt. Lemmon Observatory Quantitative observing projects with 12, 24, 32-inch telescopes, 61-inch, radio telescopes.
Requires either Algebra II or Geometry.
pending Adult Camp
pending probably held in Spring 2022

Table updated on May 17, 2021.