School Programs

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We believe our unique, hands-on, experiential suite of science-based programs promotes enthusiasm and appreciation for the natural, physical, and environmental sciences. Our programs strive to provide a fun, immersive experience for students that cannot be replicated in the classroom.

AstroCamp California

Idyllwild, California

AstroCamp is a unique outdoor science school providing 3-day and 5-day exciting lab and outdoor science experiences for 4th through 12th-grade school groups from public and private schools. Our focus on hands-on, experiential science, utilizing state-of-the-art labs and equipment, increases science literacy and stimulates interest in the sciences.

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AstroCamp Virginia

Clover, VA

Our state-of-the-art labs and observatory enable us to create an environment that enlivens the senses and builds an even greater thirst for knowledge within each student. Whether they’re building and launching rockets or crashing a cosmic lander, students are engrossed in fun, hands-on, experiential learning. AstroCamp offers 3-day and 5-day trips to 4th through 12th-grade school groups.

Fire experiment.

Catalina Island Marine Institute

Catalina, CA

Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) is an outdoor science school, providing an exciting outdoor education experience for 4th through 12th-grade students from public and private schools. Our CIMI program is offered at three different locations on Catalina Island — Toyon Bay, Fox Landing, and Cherry Cove. During our three- and five-day field trips, students and teachers enjoy a variety of experiential marine science labs and island adventure activities.

Girls in kayak.
Girls jumping into water.

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